Calvert Hall defeats Mt. St. Joe in Virginia

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St. Frances wins in Florida

Joppatowne girls take tourney

December 31, 2008|By From Sun staff reports

Jon Graham's two free throws with 15 seconds left gave No. 3 Calvert Hall a one-point lead, and it held on to defeat No. 9 Mount St. Joseph, 48-47, in the championship of the Benedictine Tournament in Richmond, Va.

The Gaels (11-3) had a chance to tie or win when Graham fouled Brian Morton as time was expiring, but Morton missed both free throws.

Donya Jackson had 12 points to lead the Cardinals (12-2), who led by two points at halftime.

Riley Beaumont had 21 points in the loss.

Graham was named tournament Most Valuable Player, and Beaumont took home Most Outstanding Player honors.

No. 1 ST. FRANCES 66, DILLARD (FLA.) 48:: Terrell Vinson led all scorers with 25 points as the Panthers (9-1) defeated the host Panthers to win the Fort Lauderdale Classic in Florida.

Vinson also had eight rebounds and three assists and was named tournament MVP. Donte Holmes, who had six points, nine rebounds and seven assists in the final, was also named to the all-tournament team.

MOUNT CARMEL 60, ANNAPOLIS 54:: Rickey Meekins made five three-pointers to lead the Cougars (9-4) past the Panthers in the championship game of the Capital City Classic in Annapolis.

OAKLAND MILLS 67, OVERLEA 51:: Gionni Williams scored 30 of his 39 points in the second half as the Scorpions (8-1) came back from 11 points down to defeat the host Falcons (8-2) in the title game of the Overlea Tournament.

Williams, who was held to two field goals in the first half, had three three-pointers and 10 field goals overall in the second half.

LOCH RAVEN 69, CARVER A&T 60:: Karlton Roberts scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Raiders (2-7) over the Wildcats for third place in the Overlea Tournament.

Girls

Brittany Thornton's three-pointer with 22 seconds left broke a tie at 51 as Joppatowne defeated host Annapolis, 57-52, to capture the Capital City Classic championship. Thornton, a junior forward, finished with a game-high 20 points to lead the Mariners (7-1).

The Lady Panthers (4-4) clawed their way back into the game after being down by 20 points in the third quarter.

Annapolis freshman Kelly Rinard scored 13 of her 18 points in the second half and tied the score late with a runner in the lane after teammate Ann Russell hit a three-pointer.

Joppatowne made three free throws down the stretch to seal the victory. Zameria Jones added 14 points for the Mariners.

No. 9 CATONSVILLE 39, HOLTON-ARMS 35:: Maya Torain had 11 points as the Comets (8-0) defeated the Panthers in the BBOWS Holly and Hoops Tournament at McDonogh.

Shelby Polk added nine points in the win, while Sequoia Austin led all scorers with 12 points for the Panthers.

No. 15 MOUNT HEBRON 65, MEADE 48:: Brittany Bowen had 25 points to lead the Vikings (7-1) past the Mustangs (5-3) in the championship game of the Mount Hebron Tournament. Aja Wallpher added 14 points for Mount Hebron.

GLEN BURNIE 45, FRANKLIN (PA.) 44:: Denver Clyde's free throw with 12 seconds left broke a tie at 44, and the Gophers (4-4) held on to defeat the visiting Panthers in the third-place game of the Capital City Classic in Annapolis.

The sophomore finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Glen Burnie. La'Bree Williams added 13 points and 11 rebounds and made a key basket with less than a minute to play to put the Gophers ahead.

CENTENNIAL 48, BRYN MAWR 40:: Molly Speicher scored five of her team-leading 12 points in the decisive third quarter as the Eagles (5-2) defeated the visiting Mawrtians to capture third place in the Centennial Holiday Classic.

OVERLEA 41, NORTH COUNTY 39:: Ta'Shay Smith's free throws with 30 seconds left iced the game as the Falcons (6-4) defeated the host Knights to capture the Black division title at the Owings Mills Holiday Classic.

Smith finished with 10 points and was one of three Overlea players in double figures.

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