Calvert Hall defeats Loyola in OT, 52-49

Digital Harbor overpowers Chesapeake-BC, 108-60

Catonsville girls advance

February 25, 2011|By From Sun staff reports

It took overtime to decide whether Calvert Hall or Loyola would advance to Sunday's Baltimore Catholic League semifinal at Loyola University.

In a game where the lead rarely grew beyond two possessions for both teams, the Cardinals' (15-14) tough man-to-man defense limited the Dons to three points in the overtime as Calvert Hall won, 52-49, Friday.

Loyola (9-18) jumped out to an early lead but Calvert Hall led by seven in the second quarter. The second half was more back and forth with Calvert Hall tying the score at 46-46 with 10 seconds left to force the overtime.

Justin Beck led the Cardinals with 18 points and Matt Dunn had 14 for the Dons.

Calvert Hall will face No. 7 St. Frances at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Digital Harbor 108, Chesapeake-BC 60: Kevin Smith scored 18 points to power the host Rams in Class 2A North.

Digital Harbor led 49-21 at the half and increased the lead in the second half by applying pressure to the ball and scoring in transition.

The Rams will face host No. 14 Lake Clifton in Monday's quarterfinal at 5 p.m.

Granite Baptist 68, Rosedale Baptist 46: Charlie Batze scored a game-high 25 points to power the host Braves (22-2) past the Panthers in a Maryland Association of Christian Schools semifinal.

Granite Baptist advanced to today's championship at 4:30 p.m. at Harford Christian.

Forest Park 71, Maritime Academy 50: Quintin Judd scored 21 points to power the host Foresters (16-5) past the Lions in Class 1A South.

Annapolis 68, North County 30: Delonte Joyce had 14 points to lead a trio in double digits as the host Panthers beat the Knights in Class 4A East.

Girls

Catonsville 59, No. 8 Western 57, OT: Zoey Whittington had a game-high 20 points and the host Comets (17-6) upset the Doves (13-8) in Class 3A North.

Whittington went one-for-two from the line with five seconds left to knot the score at 51 and force overtime.

"We played our best game of the year," Catonsville coach Mike Mohler said. The Comets will be host to Milford Mill in Tuesday's quarterfinal at 7 p.m.

Eastern Tech 56, Lake Clifton 35: Quierra Walker scored 13 points and Leann Pfieffer had nine to lead the host Mavericks (13-10) past the Lakeres in Class 2A North.

Eastern Tech will travel to No. 15 Digital Harbor for a quarterfinal match Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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