Elliott's 3 sends John Carroll boys past Glenelg Country

Maryland track coach Valmon, captain Ray to talk about budget crisis

January 15, 2012|Sports Digest

Varsity

Elliott's 3 sends John Carroll boys to win

Rodney Elliott sank a 3-pointer from the right corner to lift No. 5 John Carroll over visiting Glenelg Country School, 55-54, in a tightly contested Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference boys basketball game Sunday. After the first three quarters ended in a tie, the Patriots trailed 54-52 with 24 seconds left when a missed layup turned into a fast break for John Carroll and a catch-and-shoot by Elliott to win the game. John Carroll opened with a 6-0 run but played catch-up for most of the game. Glenelg Country (9-8, 4-6) took an 11-8 lead with 2:26 left before the Patriots (17-5, 6-3) went on a 7-4 run for a tie at 15. In the second quarter, Glenelg Country went on a 5-0 run; Cesar Jove-Vives (11 points) made two free throws and a 3-pointer, after a technical foul was called on the John Carroll bench, for a 29-26 Dragons lead with 3:22 left in the half. Glenelg Country led 30-27 with a 1:22 left before John Carroll battled back. Justin Jenifer (17 points) had five points in the span, and Elliott made a layup in the closing seconds to tie the game at 33. Each team scored nine points in a defense-heavy third quarter, which ended with the teams even at 42. After four scoreless minutes to open the fourth quarter, Glenelg Country School built and maintained a lead of one to two points.

College track and field

UM's Valmon, Ray to talk about budget crisis

Maryland track and field coach Andrew Valmon will appear on "The Runaround" to discuss the university's sports cuts at 5 p.m. today on ESPN 1300 AM. Valmon, who will be joined by men's track captain Zack Ray, will cover such topics as the athletic department's budget crisis, team fundraising, the Maryland Indoor Track Invitational and the 2012 track season. Additionally, show hosts Brad Jaeger and Greg Jubb will talk to sports writer and Maryland track and field alumnus Dave Ungrady about his perspective on the issue and how alumni are banding together to support saving the men's track team.

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