Gibbons beats buzzer, No. 4 St. Frances in overtime, 67-66 Rhinehart's trey wins, despite Hampton's 26

No. 1 Dunbar drops City

Boys basketball roundup

January 24, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior Brandon Rhinehart hit a three-pointer at the buzzer in overtime to lift Cardinal Gibbons to a rousing 67-66 win over fourth-ranked and host St. Frances in a Catholic League game yesterday.

St. Frances (9-4) forced the extra period when Jamal Brunt made two free throws with two seconds left in regulation.

Brandon Jones led the Crusaders (12-7) with 19 points, and Gil Goodrich had 17. Shawn Hampton scored a game-high 26 points for St. Frances.

No. 1 Dunbar 70, City 57: Jamal Brown scored 18 points in the second half and Tim Lyles added 14 as the top-ranked Poets (13-2, 5-0) pulled away in the second half to turn back the host Knights.

Trailing 34-26 with 3: 50 left in the third, the Poets scored the next 20 points to lead 46-34 with 6: 48 remaining. Dunbar, ranked No. 16 in this week's USA Today Super 25, built its advantage to 18 at 54-36 after a three-pointer by Lyles.

Kenny Carter led City (6-8, 0-3) with 15 points and Warren Smith added 12.

The Knights jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead and held a 12-10 advantage after one period. City scored nine of the first 11 points of the second period to build a 21-12 lead with 4: 38 remaining in the first half.

No. 2 Southern-Balto. 62, Northwestern 61: Emil Curry scored a game-high 22 points as the Bulldogs (11-2) held off the host Wildcats. Charles Scott chipped in 15 points for Southern, which survived making three turnovers in the final minute.

Brian Daniel (16) and Edward Cook (13) combined for 29 points for Northwestern.

No. 6 Randallstown 68, Eastern Tech 63: The visiting Rams (11-3) made six free throws in the final three minutes to seal the victory. Tony Darden led Randallstown with 16 points, while Anthony Lawston had game-highs of 25 points and 11 rebounds for the host Mavericks (9-5).

No. 7 Mervo 66, Patterson 58: Damian Jennifer led all scorers with 29 points and Marcus Hatten added 20 as the Mustangs rallied from a halftime deficit to win. Patterson, which led 43-41 at intermission, missed all 11 free throws but made seven three-point baskets.

No. 8 Lake Clifton 70, Carver-Balto. 45: Kevin Smith had a season-high 34 points and six steals, and Rodney Bass had 14 points and four steals in helping the Lakers (7-5) bounce back after losing to Dunbar on Tuesday. Lake Clifton led by as many as 30 points midway through the second half.

No. 9 Edgewood 105, Havre de Grace 63: Keith Winder had 22 points and Mike Griffin added 21 to keep the Rams (12-0) undefeated with a victory over the host Warriors. Senior Mike Grimsley scored 14 for Havre de Grace.

No. 10 Woodlawn 73, Dulaney 70: The Warriors fought back from a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to win at the buzzer on Gary Neverdon's three-point basket. Woodlawn's Damon Garris had a team-high 23 points.

HTC St. Maria Goretti 57, No. 13 Calvert Hall 40: The host Cardinals (10-9) shot just 17 of 50 from the field, in losing to the Gaels in a Catholic League game.

No. 14 Mount St. Joseph 73, Loyola 54: The Gaels (14-6) went on a 22-9 run in the first quarter and never trailed for a Catholic League win. Torrey Butler led Mount St. Joseph with 21 points.

No. 16 Aberdeen 89, Harford Tech 58: Melvin Williams had 14 points and six assists in helping the Eagles (11-2) extend their winning streak to 11 games.

Douglass 83, Walbrook 66: Senior Charles Harris scored a game-high 30 points to help lead the visiting Ducks (11-5). Senior Dominique Little added 15 points and 10 assists for Douglass. Senior Hubert Thorpe had 22 for Walbrook.

McDonogh 66, Gilman 44: The Eagles (12-2) led by as many as 30 midway through the third quarter, and David Lunn had a team-high 14 points to drop the host Greyhounds (7-6).

Forest Park 60, Northern 55: Shawn Waller scored 18 and Donnell Dobbins added 17 to lead the host Foresters.

Boys' Latin 62, Severn 60: Junior forward Hunter Lochte scored 15 to lead the host Lakers.

St. Paul's 56, John Carroll 42: Tre Whitty scored 25 to lead the host Crusaders.

Kenwood 67, Pikesville 63: Joe Greacer scored 16 to lead four players in double figures for the host Bluebirds.

Park 48, Glenelg Country 46, 3OT: Keith Ganzenmuller led the host Bruins with 13 points in a showdown of MIAA C Division I teams that started the week with 2-0 league marks.

Westminster 58, South Carroll 44: Three three-pointers helped the Owls (10-4, 2-0) break the game open with a 14-5 burst at the start of the second half on the way to defeating South Carroll (7-5, 2-1).

Four seniors -- Mark Gonzalez, Desmond Esteves, Aaron Krug and Sean Davis -- combined for 47 Westminster points, headed by Davis with 15. John Ely scored 20 for South Carroll.

Pub Date: 1/24/98

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