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.
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.