Dunbar routs California team in Slam Dunk to Beach, 67-45 Poets play Texans for 5th

Del. team upends Gibbons

December 30, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Dunbar (6-1) walloped Redondo Union (Calif.), 67-45, in the consolation semifinals of the annual Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Del., and will play Duncanville (Texas) today (2: 15) for fifth place. Dontaz Dean had 21 points and LaFonte Johnson 18 for the Poets.

In another consolation game, Sussex Central (Del.) bolted to a 21-8 halftime lead and went on to defeat Cardinal Gibbons (4-9), 53-23.

Blue & Gold: Nate Weigl scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds, and Derrick Autry added 14 points to pace C. Milton Wright to a 61-45 win over Kent in the consolation game at Cecil Community College.

Bob Pascal: St. Mary's (3-5) built a 14-point first-half lead over host Northeast (0-6), and held that margin to the end, a 57-43 victory in the opening round. Chris Summers had 21 points for St. Mary's.

Travis Blake, a 6-5 senior center, scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Chesapeake-AA (2-5) to a 64-35 victory over Patapsco in the other first-round game.

Sherman Bristow: Seniors Marcus Hatten and Kevin Taylor combined for 42 points as Mervo (5-2) whipped Poly (0-8), 87-54. Dominic Harrison scored 22 for Poly. Henry Russell scored 15 points and Shaun Woodland 13 to lead host Gilman (7-3) past Patterson (1-7), 75-53.

Craig O'Connell: Host Howard (4-2) jumped ahead early and chalked up a 62-43 victory over Park School (1-5) in the opening round. In the second game, Talmudical's Tamir Goodman and Shlomo Tajerstein combined for 50 points, but Severn, a leader most of the way, had enough for a 69-66 victory. Kyle Hyland had 25 points for Severn.

Eastern Tech: Lansdowne (6-3) used a 22-6 third-quarter burst to spark a 68-58 victory over Kenwood for the championship. Behind the passing of Lefty Sammons (12 points, 10 assists) and the rebounding of Andre Loney (15 points, 15 rebounds), the Vikings ran up an 18-point lead to close the third quarter. Manny Robinson led Kenwood with 21 points. Lee Tayson topped four double-figure scorers as Fallston (5-3) won the consolation game, beating Eastern Tech (5-3), 74-69.

Henderson Neal: Miguel Wilson's basket in the waning seconds lifted Carver (3-5) to a 78-76 win over Burrell, Pa., in the first round of the White Division at Northern.

Wilson ended with 35 points and 10 assists, and Presley Prettyman had 20 points and 20 rebounds for the winners. Carver will play host Northern (6-2), an 80-63 victor over St. Paul's. For Northern, Joseph Miller scored 24.

In the Green Division, Northwestern (6-2) stopped Victor Cullen, 57-45, as Derek Pack 15 (Northwestern) and Mike Milstad 24 (Victor Cullen) were the leading scorers. Terrell Dantzler had six of his 10 points in overtime as Southwestern got by Charles Hickey, 73-63.

Kevin Bethea added 15 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks for the winners.

Holiday Hoops: McDonogh (5-4) opened a 37-15 halftime cushion and rolled past Bowling Brook (2-8), 64-36, and Douglass (1-7) made the Dwight School of New York its first victim, 77-53.

John Carroll: Jaquan Bland had 12 points as Bel Air (3-3) broke away from a 14-12 halftime advantage to whip North Harford (3-3), 49-25. Jordan Johnson scored 17 to lead Havre de Grace past the host Patriots, 51-44, in the other game.

Meade: Eleanor Roosevelt (7-0) blitzed Glen Burnie (5-1) with a 49-point first half, and posted an 87-58 first-round victory. Owen Gaither had 18 points for Glen Burnie.

Parkville Holiday: Craig Jordan had 16 points, 10 assists, 10 steals, and Kareem Hayes added 15 points, as Parkville (4-2) thwarted Perry Hall (6-3), 58-51, in a first-round game.

Pittsburgh: Mount St. Joseph's rallied from a 12-point deficit to get by Notre Dame Prep, 66-62, in a first-round game. Sean Johnson had 26 points and 10 rebounds for St. Joe.

York Holiday: Junior Glenwood Jackson hit three three-pointers in a row to wipe out most of a fourth-quarter 10-point deficit and Colin Stevens sank one free throw with two seconds left to give Dulaney (5-2) a 58-57 victory over Severna Park. Romas Krywonis scored 26 for Dulaney, and Ayyub Ali, 24, for Severna Park.

Girls

Atholton Tournament: Gaithersburg advanced to the final with a 45-34 victory over Atholton (1-5), and will play Springbrook, a winner over Pallotti, for the championship. Sarah Costa led Atholton with 13 points.

Capitol City: Rishelle Charles went 4-for-4 at the foul line in the extra sessions as Annapolis (2-5) held off Wilde Lake (4-3) in a first-round game that went double-overtime, 57-55. Annapolis will play Gwynn Park, a winner over Calvert, for the championship today.

Chesapeake-AA: Northeast (3-5) broke open a tight game with a 16-2 run in the third quarter and won the championship with a 48-34 triumph over Chesapeake-AA (2-6). Cassady Tivvis had 20 points for Northeast. Woodlawn (4-3) won the consolation game, beating IND (0-5), 65-23, as Stacie Allen included 10 foul shots among her 34 points.

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