CCBC-Dundalk moves to nationals

Drew leads Lions' victory over Prince George's CC

State

March 01, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

CCBC-Dundalk earned a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II men's tournament with an 88-76 triumph over Prince George's Community College in yesterday's Region XX final in Hagerstown.

Valdez Preston (17 points) hit three three-pointers in the game's first two minutes to stake the seventh-seeded Lions to a 19-4 lead. Prince George's scored the first seven points of the second half to get as close as 40-37, but CCBC-Dundalk (15-13) answered with a 10-point run.

Dawud Drew, the tournament's Most Valuable Player, had 21 points and 11 rebounds to pace the Lions.

Women

Maryland 80, Clemson 69: The visiting Terrapins (16-11, 8-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 19-4 run in the first half to take control. Kalika France led the Terrapins with 21 points. Lakela Stokes scored 24 for the Tigers (17-10, 7-9).

Loyola 75, Fairfield 53: Lindsay Cobb scored 17 points and Krystle Harrington added 16 for host Loyola (13-14, 9-9), which will be the fifth seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament. Fairfield fell to 10-18, 8-10.

McDaniel 59, Johns Hopkins 57: The Green Terror (23-3) erased a 12-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to knock off the top-seeded Blue Jays (23-3) for the Centennial Conference title and the automatic berth into the NCAA Division III tournament.

Despite the loss, Johns Hopkins earned an at-large bid.

Delaware 69, Towson 56: Three players accounted for 57 points for the visiting Blue Hens (17-9, 9-8 Colonial Athletic Association). Kelly Robinson led the Tigers (9-17, 1-16) with 18 points.

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