Digest: Calvert Hall boys run past Loyola, 55-38

January 29, 2012|Sports Digest

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Calvert Hall boys run past Loyola, 55-38

Sean Mayberry (10 points) sparked a 20-5 run in the second quarter as the host Calvert Hall boys basketball team beat Loyola, 55-38, on Sunday. The Dons (9-12, 2-6 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) played a very composed, confident first quarter. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Mitch Cross and Dan Vigus led to a 16-10 Loyola lead. In the second quarter, the Cardinals (9-12, 4-6) used a full-court defense to hold Loyola scoreless until a layup by Jordan Floyd with 1:42 left in the half. The Cardinals took control when Mayberry hit a 3-pointer and two free throws for a 17-16 lead with 5:18 left. They never trailed again and led 30-21 at halftime. After a third quarter in which Loyola outscored Calvert Hall 8-7, the Cardinals doubled up on the Dons 18-9 in the fourth quarter. Calvert Hall's Denzel Richardson finished with a game-high 16 points, and Vigus had 11 for Loyola. Free-throw shooting continued to trouble Loyola, which went 3-for-10 in the first half and 4-for-17 in the game. Conor McVan put an exclamation mark on the win, dunking with 1:39 to go for the final Calvert Hall basket.

D.C. United: United opened its preseason with a 0-0 draw against the Chicago Fire at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla. Four players returning from injury missed the match — defender Ethan White (Maryland), midfielders Chris Pontius and Nick DeLeon and forward Josh Wolff.

Steven Goff, The Washington Post

Women's college bowling: UMES' Anggie Ramirez was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week.

Girls baseball: The locally based Eastern Women's Baseball Conference, a nonprofit charity that has been chartered to develop women's regulation baseball since 1990, has been invited with the Chicago Pioneers Girls Baseball Program to represent the United States in a USA Baseball- and Baseball Canada-sanctioned tournament this August in Nova Scotia. The EWBC, which has been concentrating on players 20 and older, is seeking players 13-16 to participate in the tournament and in a Fairfax, Va., tournament over Memorial Day. Those interested in playing should contact Richard Bender at mcbarncats@hotmail.com.

Local soccer: Team registrations are being accepted for the Central Maryland Soccer Association's 15th Annual Old Line State Classic April 13-15 at locations in the Dundalk-Northpoint area. The tournament is open to under-8 to under-17 school, recreation and club USSF-affiliated boys and girls teams in the mid-Atlantic region. For information, go to cmsasoccer.com, call 410-363-8610 or e-mail scorenews@aol.com. … Central Maryland Soccer Association is accepting team registrations for their spring season, which is scheduled to begin March 25. The Sunday league is open to all USSF-affiliated school, recreation and club level travel teams in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. For information, go to cmsasoccer.com, call 410-686-2212 or email scorenews@aol.com.

Triathlon: The Ultra Distance Triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, 26.2-mile run) at the ninth annual ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival in Cambridge on Sept. 29 has been named the USA Triathlon Mid-Atlantic Ultra Distance Triathlon Regional Championship. Registration is $375 for USAT members and $387 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, visit tricolumbia.org.

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