St. Frances routs IND, gains semis

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February 21, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

No. 1 St. Frances defeated the Institute of Notre Dame, 76-43, last night in the quarterfinals of the IAAM basketball tournament.

The Panthers (21-5) turned early Indians turnovers into a quick lead. St. Frances then defended and rebounded well to stay ahead of the Indians. Mi-Khida Hankins scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. TaNika Jeffers added 14 points.

The Panthers face Seton Keough in a semifinal tomorrow.

No. 2 Seton Keough 60, Archbishop Spalding 28 -- Ayana Lee's 13 points and 11 rebounds helped the Gators (21-4) defeat the Cavaliers.

No. 4 McDonogh 59, Mercy 40 -- Brittany Mallory scored a game-high 17 points and collected 15 rebounds to push the Eagles past the Magic in the IAAM quarterfinals. McDonogh will face the winner of Towson Catholic in the semifinals.

Annapolis Area Christian 60, Garrison Forest 33 -- Alex Stelfox scored 18 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and recorded five blocks for the host Eagles (18-3). Jess Warren and Linzy Luzader added 12 points and Warren collected 11 rebounds. The Eagles play tomorrow at home against Beth Tfiloh at 7 p.m.

Mount Carmel 52, St. Timothy's 37 -- Senior center Ernesta Griciunaite had 17 points and 22 rebounds for host Mt. Carmel in a victory over St. Timothy's in a C conference game. Mount Carmel will host Baltimore Lutheran in the semifinals tomorrow.

Severn 57, John Carroll 48 -- Behind a 28-point, 23-rebound performance from junior center Taylor Wieczorek, the host Admirals (16-9) pushed past John Carroll (6-18). Severn will play Bryn Mawr tomorrow in the B Conference semifinals.

Lutheran 57, Park 49 -- The host Saints (15-9) blew a five-point lead in the final minute of regulation, then dominated overtime.

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