Varsity roundup: Lake Clifton boys walk off in protest

January 26, 2013|From Sun staff reports

No. 13 Lake Clifton boys basketball trailed by one to No. 10 Edmondson with 42 seconds left at the 17th Annual Basketball Academy at Morgan State on Friday night.

But a series of fouls, including two technical, resulted in the Lakers walking off the court and losing to No. 10 Edmondson, 66-59.

The Red Storm (12-3) led 60-59 when Myrek Fowlkes got fouled. He made the first of two foul shots when a technical, unsportsmanlike conduct, was called on a Lake Clifton player. Lakers coach Herman "Tree" Harried continued to argue the first technical and got another one, a direct in addition to the indirect.

Edmondson got six points on the foul line and, with 22 seconds left in the game, Harried walked his team off the court and the game was called.

Isaiah Tripp had 20 points for the Red Storm and Lake Clifton's Daquan Ross led all scorers with 24 points

No. 2 Dunbar 58, No. 6 City 48: Daxter Miles scored a game-high 22 points for the Poets (13-1) and the Knights missed their free throws down the stretch at the Basketball Academy.

City trailed by four at halftime.

Patterson 69, Woodlawn 51: Dereck Oliver scored 27 points to lead the Clippers past the Warriors at the Basketball Academy.

Ben Franklin 55, W.E.B. DuBois 35: The visiting Bayhawks (12-2) changed defense in the second half to get some separation.

The Falcons only trailed by five at halftime before Ben Franklin switched defenses to a 1-2-2 matchup and a full-court press.

Gabe Shongo and Bryon Hawkes led the way for Ben Franklin with 14 and 10 points, respectively.

Mervo 57, Douglass 54: A series of technical fouls in the fourth quarter against the visiting Ducks sent the Mustangs to the foul line to help them pull away.

Denzel Noakes scored 13 points and Jordan Myers added 10 for Mervo.


No. 10 City 59, Western 29: The host Knights (13-2) kept the pressure up all game long and were leading by 33 points at halftime. City had a trio of double-digit scorers: Dyzhanay Burton (18), Trana Ford (15) and Koraan Sydnor (14).

Thursday boys

No. 3 John Carroll 62, Mount Carmel 60: The host Patriots (21-6, 9-3 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) had flat shooting and turnovers but survived the Cougars (7-13, 3-9) behind a 30-point performance by Rodney Elliott.

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