Poets surprise Dominguez in Slam Dunk Bowie's clutch shooting, Lyles' 26 provide 70-66 win

Basketball tournaments

December 28, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Arnold Bowie hit two clutch three-pointers in the final minutes, and Tim Lyles scored 26 points as Dunbar upset Dominguez of Compton, Calif., USA Today's No. 3 team in the nation, 70-66, in the quarterfinals of The Slam Dunk to the Beach yesterday in Lewes, Del.

The No. 1 Poets (7-1) broke a 31-31 halftime tie and took over in the third quarter. Dominguez (6-2) had won 21 consecutive games before this week.

Dunbar next meets USA Today's No. 5 team, St. Edward's (Ohio) 9: 30 p.m. tomorrow .

Boys

Eastern Tech Classic: Chris Bell hit a three-pointer at the buzzer yesterday to give Kenwood a 63-61 win over the hosts in the tourney finals.

Bell scored 10 points. The Bluebirds' Joe Greaver scored a game-high 15.

Slam Dunk Tournament To The Beach: No. 16 Loyola (4-5) advanced to its bracket final with a 55-52 win over Sussex (Del.) Central. Reggie Gray led the Dons with 16 points, six rebounds and five assists. Loyola faces Cape Henlopen (Del.) on Tuesday.

Stop DWI Holiday Classic: No. 10 Spalding dropped its tourney opener to Newburgh (N.Y.), 69-66. Derrick Snowden scored 17 for the Cavaliers (17-4), who play the winner of the Good Counsel-Vestal game at 1 p.m. today .

Henderson Neal Memorial Tournament: Edward Cook had 16 points and 10 rebounds as Northwestern (5-4) captured the tournament championship with a 72-56 win over Northern at Carver. Derek Pack (15 points, 12 rebounds) and Alan Smith (15 points, 10 rebounds) also had double-doubles for Northwestern.

Hereford Tournament: Luke Gilbert scored a game-high 25 and made 7 of 8 free throws down the stretch as Hereford (4-4) held on to win its tournament championship over Liberty, 52-47.

Hickey Holiday Hoops Tournament: Lansdowne (6-1) captured the tourney championship with a 67-54 win over Gould. The Vikings' Andre Loney had 13 points and 12 rebounds and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.

Girls

Capital City Classic: Jackie Edwards scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead No. 4 Annapolis over Calvert in the opening round. Kammi Cottrell added 23 points and 13 rebounds for the host Panthers (4-0), who play Bladensburg in the second round.

Also in the opening round, Frederick Douglass dropped No. 10 Gwynn Lake, 59-53. Jaimea Barner scored 20 for the Lakers (3-6).

Eastern Tech Classic: Elisha Carter had 28 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead Eastern Tech to a 49-31 win over Kenwood (1-7) in the championship game. Andrea Wilson scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half for the host Bluebirds (3-5).

Holiday Hoops Invitational: Laura Rientz hit two free throws with four seconds remaining to lead Churchill to a 40-39 win over No. 14 Seton Keough (2-4) in the tournament semifinal. Laura Stromberg had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Gators, who will play the loser of the Sidwell Friends/Northern Calvert game.

Noel Classic: No. 9 John Carroll used 17 points and three steals from Jen Westervelt to put away Broadneck, 63-34, in the opening round of the tourney at Spalding. The Patriots (6-3) play Pennsbury (Pa.) in the second round.

Jen Butterwei had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lift host Spalding over Pennsbury, 52-51, in the first round of the tourney. The Cavaliers play Severn at 4 p.m. today. Severn was a 55-47 loser to Bishop McNamara.

Also in the tourney, Perry Hall fell to Parkside, 52-48, despite getting 23 points from Alyssa Phoebus, and Old Mill lost to St. John's Prospect Hall, 55-40.

Comet Christmas Classic: Catonsville dropped Mt. de Sales, 49-47, in the opening round. Marci Brewer and Carol Schmoeller scored 10 apiece for the Comets (3-2), who play Howard in the second round tomorrow night.

Shake and Bake Tournament: Kelly Twist scored a game-high 19 as sixth-ranked Roland Park defeated Ridgewood, 52-46, in a first-round game in New Orleans. Ridgewood is the top-ranked small school in Louisiana. Meghan Kelly added 12 points and five assists, and Betsy Gaines scored 10.

Mt. Hebron Holiday Classic: Mia Molfino scored a game-high 14 points for Mt. Hebron, which captured its tourney championship with a 62-29 win over City. Meade Tournament: Angie Creek scored 19 and Nicole Daily 16 as Meade (4-3) handed River Hill (5-1) its first loss of the season, 75-37, in the tourney championship.

Pub Date: 12/28/97

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