Dunbar stuns Ohio team, 67-63 Nationally No. 5-ranked St. Edward loses first of season at Slam Dunk


December 30, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jamal Brown scored eight points in a crucial 15-9 third-quarter run as Dunbar upset St. Edward of Ohio, ranked No. 5 nationally by USA Today, 67-63, in the semifinals of the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament in Lewes, Del., last night.

Brown led the Poets (8-1), ranked No. 1 in the metro area, with 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting, and Dontaz Dean had 14. Arnold Bowie added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Tim Lyles chipped in 12 points and seven assists.

Dunbar led by 12 points with 2: 22 left, but St. Edward pared the lead to 65-63 with seven seconds left on three foul shots by Steve Logan (27 points). Then Lyles twice hit the back end of two-shot foul opportunities in the waning seconds and St. Edward did not score again. St. Edward (5-1) lost for the first time this season.

Dunbar beat Dominguez (Calif.), USA Today's third-ranked team, Sunday in the tournament's opening round.

The Poets will play in the championship at 9: 15 tonight against St. Patrick's (N.J.).


Stop DWI Classic: No. 11 Archbishop Spalding got 16 points, six blocked shots, and eight rebounds from Joe Bents to down Cuyahoga Falls (Ohio), 53-43, and finish in seventh place in the three-day tournament in Binghamton, N.Y.

Meade Tournament: Senior Mike Griffen scored a game-high 31 points while senior Keith Winder added 29 points to lead No. 12 Edgewood (5-0) to a first-round victory over Glen Burnie, 98-96. Senior Antoine Rich had 29 points and junior Owen Gaither scored 28 for the Gophers.

Aberdeen Invitational: Chris Smith led scorers with 20 points in a losing effort as Christiana beat No. 13 Long Reach in the opening round.

E.J. Henderson scored 31 as host Aberdeen edged Curley, 74-70.

Capital City Classic: Kyron Belt 18 points as No. 19 Annapolis held on to beat Landon Prep, 50-48 for the championship.

Sherman A. Bristow Holiday Tournament at Gilman: Sam Brand had 19 points and Dominic Harrison scored 15 to lead Poly to a 59-53 win over Haverford in the semifinals. The Engineers play Gilman for the title tonight.

Catholic Invitational: Jermaine Woods scored 19 to lead Granby, Va. (7-1) over Cardinal Gibbons, 72-54, in the first round. Sophomore Gil Goodrich scored a game-high 25 for the Crusaders, who play Norfolk Academy in the second round at 3 p.m. today.

North Carroll Tournament: Senior Andy McShane scored 18 points, with five rebounds and two blocks to help lead Centennial (4-3) to a 53-50 first-round victory over Linganore.

South River 75, Col. Richardson 73: Pernell Jackson scored 25 points to power the visiting Seahawks (4-2) past Colonel Richardson (3-4) in the first round of the North Caroline Midshore Classic.

Westminster Tournament: Senior D.J. Dauses had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead St. Mary's to a 65-59 victory over Gwynn Lake.


Holiday Hoops Invitational: Sarah Weaver had a game-high 22 points to lead Sidwell Friends to a 57-44 victory over No. 15 Seton Keogh (Catholic) for third place in the tournament.

Shake & Bake Tournament: Betsy Gaines tallied a game-high 26 points, and Meghan Kelly hit three foul shots in the final 14 seconds to push No. 5 Roland Park (11-1) to a 62-58 win over Fontainbleau (La.). Kelsey Twist added 10 points for the Reds.

Noel Classic: Senior Jen Butterwei scored 15 points with nine rebounds, three steals, and was named the tournament's most valuable player as Spalding (8-5) beat Broadneck, 43-30, in the round-robin tournament. Senior Janet Harmel was named to the all-tournament team for Spalding. Senior Christy Polucha scored eight points for Broadneck.

Jen Westervelt had 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Kristen Jasper had 13 points and five steals, to lead No. 8 John Carroll (8-3) to a 70-24 win over Perry Hall.

Bel Air Christmas Tournament: Colleen Keefe scored 12, but No. 18 Bel Air (5-2) missed 10 of 15 foul shots and fell short, 47-43, to Bethlehem Catholic.

Stephanie Howell scored 18 and Kris Brust 14 to lead Glenelg over Parkville (3-3), 60-19.

Queen Anne's Lady Lions Tournament: Adria Lewnes had 15 points as South River dropped Kent, 48-42, in the first round.

Chesapeake-AA Holiday Tournament: Gaile Siemer scored 15 and had nine rebounds to lead Chesapeake-AA to a 52-28 win over Western Tech. The Cougars (4-2) play Lansdowne for the tournament championship.

Comet Classic: Manikka Little had a game-high 17 points as Randallstown trounced Seton Keough (AIS), 44-28, to advance to the tournament final tonight against Catonsville.

The Comets (4-2) battled back from an 11-point halftime deficit -- led by sophomore Carol Schmoeller with 19 points -- to defeat Howard, 64-63.

Poly Invitational: Monique White led Poly to a 48-41 win over Notre Dame. The Engineers (4-3) play Milford Mill for the championship 8 tonight.

Pub Date: 12/30/97

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