St. Peter's women trip Loyola

Not in lead until overtime, visitors prevail

Hopkins men roll up highest score

February 04, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

St. Peter's rallied from 12 points down to force overtime, then made its first lead of the game hold up yesterday to turn back host Loyola, 67-59, in a Metro Athletic Conference women's game at Reitz Arena.

A three-pointer by Lawanda Greene with 16 seconds remaining in regulation tied the score at 56 for the Peahens (18-3, 11-1).

Mary Anne Krisch scored 17 to lead the Greyhounds (14-6, 7-5), but she missed a layup with three seconds left in regulation.

Mercy Aghedo scored 48 seconds into the extra period to give the Peahens their first lead, and they made seven of 10 free throws in the overtime to clinch the win, their 10th straight.

Navy 75, Lafayette 64: Erica Hayes had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Hilary Goodrich added 18 points as the Midshipmen (14-7, 6-2) rolled to a 43-9 halftime lead then fought off a second-half comeback by the host Leopards (5-16, 2-5) to register the Patriot League win.

Tiffany Bedics scored a career-high 26 points, all in the second half, to lead the Leopards.

Salisbury State 103, Goucher 83: Elisabeth Barfuss scored 27 points and Lisa Neylan added 20 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks to lead the visiting Sea Gulls (13-6, 6-3) to an impressive Capital Athletic Conference win over the Gophers (4-15, 1-8).

Dana Bollinger had 22 points, Jessica Young had 18 and Kim Rogers added 15 in a losing effort.

Shenandoah 82, Villa Julie 37: Ellie Tanner scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures as the host Hornets (4-12) easily defeated the Mustangs (7-10) in a nonconference game.

St. Mary's 79, Catholic 59: Erica Pearson (33), Felicia Harris (20) and Tenille McCatty (20) combined for 73 points to help the host Seahawks (12-6, 6-3) roll past the Cardinals (5-13, 1-8) in the Capital Athletic Conference.

Meg Hagarty scored a career-high 31 points for the Cardinals.

Men

Johns Hopkins 86, Dickinson 48: Four players scored in double figures as the Blue Jays (15-4, 6-2) rolled up their highest score of the season to beat the visiting Red Devils (7-12, 2-6) in a Centennial Conference game. The Blue Jays have beaten Dickinson nine straight times dating back to the 1974-75 season.

Joel Wertman had a game-high 18 points for Hopkins, which led 43-17 at halftime. Junior forward Nino Vanin added 15 points.

Lafayette 74, Navy 71: Down 15 at the half, Navy (16-6, 5-3) rallied but fell short of the host Leopards (16-6, 6-1) in a battle for the Patriot League lead.

Catholic 67, St. Mary's 54: The Cardinals (15-4, 8-1) jumped to an early lead then slumped in the second half before recovering for the win over the host Seahawks (10-9, 5-4) in Capital Athletic Conference action.

Catholic led 35-20 at halftime, but a 25-13 St. Mary's run midway in the second half cut the lead to 53-50 with 4: 32 left. The Cardinals responded with a 14-4 run.

Mike Lepeonka led the Cardinals with 16 points. Brandon Jones had a game-high 22 points for the Seahawks.

Goucher 90, Salisbury State 73: Senior guard Bakari Ward had a game-high 26 points and junior guard Mark Schuler added 15 as the Gophers (16-3, 8-1), who led by as many as 32 points, coasted past the visiting Sea Gulls (9-9, 5-4) in the Capital Athletic Conference.

Freshman forward Victor Jackson led the Sea Gulls with 21 points.

Pub Date: 2/04/99

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