The Viking scored 30 points Tuesday night - the fourth time in five games he has scored 29 or more points - to help his team top Columbia 62-54 on Tuesday night in Fredericksburg. The win, coupled with Lampeter-Strasburg's 49-46 loss to Lancaster Catholic, moved NL (12-4 overall, 7-3 L-L) into a second-place tie with the Pioneers (10-5, 7-3) in Section Three.
Light was also 14-for-15 from the line for the Vikings, who outscored the Crimson Tide 24-14 in the final quarter to pull out the win. Columbia led 31-23 at halftime before NL pulled to within 40-38 to start the fourth where it prevailed.
Pat Stevens contributed 14 points to the Vikings' win. Columbia's Nick Nobile hit a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to eclipse 1,000 points for his career.
Elsewhere Tuesday night:
Against Elco, the Beavers trailed 19-16 after one but went ahead 29-27 by halftime, then ended the game with a 20-9 spurt to break open a 43-37 contest.
Alex Frattaroli hit for a game-high 23 points for Catholic, while Anthony Pletz added 13 and Timmy Orr contributed 12. Elco (4-12, 1-9) was led by Colton Lawrence's 20 points and three 3-pointers.
The game was tied at 34 entering the fourth quarter when the Falcons outscored the Eagles 19-10 to pull out the win. Andrew Eudy added 10 points to the winning cause.
The Dutchmen led 21-17 at halftime before Garden Spot went on a 14-5 run through the third quarter to pull away for the win. Derrick Sanders had 16 points and Paxson Hayes added 10 in the loss.
The Red Tornado led 35-19 at halftime and put the contest away with a game-ending 21-9 run. Drey Murray led Lebanon with 13 points, while Kristain Sanchez and Blayde Reich both scored 10.