Bond's 20 leads Mercy to upset of No. 9 Spalding

Basketball

January 09, 2007|By From staff reports

Marcia Bond scored a game-high 20 points as host Mercy upset No. 9 Archbishop Spalding, 43-37, yesterday.

"It was a back-and-forth game all night before Bond put us up," said Mercy assistant coach Michele Wittgreen.

The Cavaliers (9-4) retook the lead late in the fourth quarter, but Bond hit a field goal with eight seconds left to put the Magic (9-6) ahead for good.

Colleen Seeba finished with 13 points for Spalding.

No. 2 Towson Catholic 89, St. John's-CP 38 -- Marah Strickland scored 28 points to lead the Owls (9-5) past the Vikings. Towson Catholic led 25-6 and never trailed.

No. 6 Atholton 67, Marriotts Ridge 36 -- Julie Taylor scored 14 points, and the host Raiders (10-1) beat the Mustangs. Athloton led 14-9 after the first quarter and never trailed. Brittany Couglan and Julieanne Conroy each added 10 for Atholton.

Boys

No. 4 Mount St. Joseph 66, No. 10 Gibbons 57 -- Dino Gregory and Henry Sims scored 18 points each as the visiting Gaels (10-3) beat the Crusaders (11-3) in double overtime Sunday. Calvert Hall's Ryan Zepp (seven points) made a three-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime. Sims tipped the ball in at the buzzer to force double overtime.

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