St. Frances boys push past Gibbons

February 19, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

Seventh seed Cardinal Gibbons had a seven-point lead over second seed St. Frances at the half, but the Panthers switched defenses and turned up the offense Thursday to win, 61-46, in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference basketball quarterfinal.

Dylon Cormier scored 23 of his game-high 29 points in the first half for the Crusaders (10-14). The Panthers (18-8) switched to a full-court man-to-man defense and outscored Gibbons 39-17 in the second half.

Gibbons led by 12 points in the third quarter before St. Frances went on a run in the fourth.

Greg Lewis had 16 points, Wayne Sparrow 12 and R.J. Williams 11 for the Panthers, who host Calvert Hall at 7 tonight.

No. 1 Mount St. Joseph 67, McDonogh 48: Ryley Beaumont and Eric Atkins each scored 18 points as the host Gaels (27-2) beat the Eagles in an MIAA A Conference quarterfinal.

Mount St. Joseph led 18-8 after the first quarter and never trailed. Kayel Locke had 21 points for the Eagles.

Mount St. Joseph hosts John Carroll in today's semifinal at 5 p.m.

No. 3 Calvert Hall 60, Archbishop Spalding 29: Damion Lee had a game-high 18 points and Jonathan Graham added 14 to power the host Cardinals (17-4) past the Cavaliers in the quarterfinals of the MIAA A Conference tournament. Calvert Hall jumped out to an 18-4 lead and never looked back. The Cardinals face St. Frances in today's semifinal at 7 p.m.

No. 5 Lake Clifton 89, Forest Park 61: Josh Selby had a game-high 30 points to power the visiting Lakers (13-3) past the Foresters. Lake Clifton took a 23-9 lead after the first quarter.

No. 6 City 63, Carver 40: Nick Faust scored a game-high 18 points to lead the visiting Knights (17-2) past the Bears.

No. 7 Annapolis 75, Glen Burnie 60: Delmore Howard had a double double (18 points and 12 rebounds) and Warren Holliday had 18 points for the host Panthers. Delonte Joyce added 15 points for Annapolis.

No. 13 Patterson 85, Poly 57: Aquille Carr scored a game-high 27 points and Brian Lewis added 20 as the visiting Clippers (13-6) beat the Engineers (8-6). Montray Clemmons led Poly with 21 points.

No. 15 Douglass 46, Reginald F. Lewis 44: The host Ducks (14-6) held off a late rally by the Falcons.

Gilman 51, St. Mary's 48, OT: Bryan Willis (21 points) scored all seven points in overtime as the Greyhounds (18-3) beat the Saints in an MIAA B Conference quarterfinal.

Glenelg Country School 64, Severn 46: Isaiah Miles had 17 points to power the host Dragons (18-4) past the Admirals (6-16) in an MIAA B Conference quarterfinal.

Girls basketball

No. 5 Arundel 67, Old Mill 47: Talen Watson had 21 points to lead the host Wildcats (17-2).

No. 7 Meade 71, South River 63: Jaime McKiether scored 25 points to lead the visiting Mustangs (18-1) past the Seahawks (10-8).

No. 8 Western 94, Maritime Industries 3: Tenicia Spence scored 17 of her 22 points in the second quarter to power the host Doves (15-6).

No. 11 Catonsville 52, Franklin 37: Maya Torain had 18 points to lead the visiting Comets (19-1) past the Indians.

No. 12 River Hill 69, Hammond 47: Alex Vega had 20 points to lift the visiting Hawks (16-2) over the Bears (9-10).

No. 13 Joppatowne 55, North Harford 38: Zameria Jones had 15 points as the host Mariners (17-2) beat the Hawks.

No. 7 Owings Mills 76, Sparrows Point 6: The Eagles (21-0) won every match but one to claim their 14th dual-meet regional championship.

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