Sims MVP as Mt. St. Joe wins tourney

Seton Keough girls lose

Basketball

December 30, 2007|By From staff reports

Henry Sims was named tournament Most Valuable Player as Mount St. Joseph beat Douglass Academy (N.Y.), 48-28, to capture the Leon Brogden Holiday Classic yesterday in Wilmington, N.C.

Sims had 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Gaels (9-1) pulled away in the second half.

Sophomore Eric Atkins, who had seven points and three steals, was also named to the all-tournament team. Gerald Hill added eight points and 11 rebounds in the victory.

No. 10 Broadneck 52, Wheaton 51 -- J.J. Hicks hit a fade-away jumper at the buzzer to lift the visiting Bruins over the Knights in the consolation game of the Nationwide Home Mortgage Gaithersburg Holiday Tournament. Hicks led all scorers with 17 points and Kevin Hunt chipped in 14 points and 10 rebounds.

No. 14 John Carroll 64, C.M. Wright 40 -- Mike Maczko scored 15 points and MVP Isaiah Philmore had 12 points to power the Patriots (9-4) past the Mustangs in the championship of the Intensity Classic. Jakub Kusmieruk, who will play for Central Florida in the fall, had six points.

New Town 56, Dunbar 33 -- Stuart Clarke had a triple double (13 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists) as the Titans (3-3) beat the Poets at the Michael J. Gilbert Tournament.

Girls

Bellaire 46, No. 1 Seton Keough 33 -- B.J. Williams had 10 points as the Gators (13-1) suffered their first loss at the Sandra Meadows Classic in Duncanville, Texas. Seton Keough received no points from the bench against the Cardinals (25-0) from Houston. Starters Asya Bussie (nine points), Arika Ullman (five points), Katelyn Fischer (five points) and Ayana Lee (five points) rounded out the scoring for Seton Keough.

No. 3 Western 45, Freedom 30 -- Trailing by five at the half, the Doves (6-2) went on a 14-5 run in the third quarter to spark the win in the consolation game of the Jim Clark Classic. Western held the Patriots to eight points in the second half. Akeema Richards had 19 points for the Doves.

No. 6 McDonogh 55, Dunbar 32 -- Annie Politsch scored 10 points as the host Eagles (6-4) beat the Poets at the Baltimore Board of Officials for Women's Sports Holly and Hoops Tournament. McDonogh built a 32-10 lead by halftime.

No. 7 City 64, Frederick 29 -- LeShay Taft had 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists to help the visiting Knights (7-0) take the Black Championship of the Milford Mills Tournament. Akilah Sewel chipped in with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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