The Patterson Mill Huskies and C. Milton Wright Mustangs gave the attending spectators their money's worth Monday night as the teams battled through four regulation quarters and three overtime periods before a winner was decided. In the end, it was the host Huskies who beat the visiting CMW boys, 86-79.
With the win, Patterson Mill improved to 6-3 overall, and 2-2 in Chesapeake (upper) Division play. CMW fell to 4-4 overall, and 1-2 against Chesapeake Division opponents.
The two teams went into halftime four points apart, with the Mustangs holding a 30-26 edge.
At the end of regulation, Patterson Mill and CMW were deadlocked at 64. The first extra period concluded after both teams had scored six points. In double overtime and tied at 70, the Huskies and Mustangs forced the game onward when each team scored four points. The game's final overtime period was comparatively high scoring, with the Huskies outscoring CMW, 12-5.
The Huskies had three players pass the 20-point mark in their victory. Rahmon Felder led all scorers with a 27-point performance. Malik Bonds contributed 23 points to the winning tally, and teammate C.J. Keyser was close behind with 22 points. Brendan Butler netted seven points for Patterson Mill.
CMW's Mychal Stefanides led his side in two categories, putting up team-high totals of 23 points and six assists.
Corey Bays scored 18 points in the loss, while teammate and sibling Conor Bays had seven points and a team-best eight rebounds. CMW's Will Hazelton had 11 points and led the Mustangs in steals with five. Henry Cuffie scored nine points for CMW, and teammate Chris Kiley had six points.
Fallston over Rising Sun
The Fallston Cougars (6-6 overall, 1-2 Chesapeake) earned a non-division road win on Monday, as they topped the Rising Sun Tigers, 56-44.
Tyle Tyree had 11 points for the Cougars, while Travis Greenwood posted 10 points in the victory.
John Carroll defeated
The John Carroll Patriots suffered a 61-50 road loss to the Gilman Greyhounds on Friday night.
The Patriots' Devin Smaldore had a season-best performance, posting nine points, four rebounds and one steal.
Eli Long led the Patriots in scoring with 14 points, while also compiling six rebounds, four assists and two steals. Kimbal Mackenzie had 10 points, six rebounds, one assist and one steal, while teammate Jordan Martin paced John Carroll with six assists and five steals. Malik Tyne had five points and three rebounds in the loss.
Two of John Carroll's big men, Mike Tertsea and Lionel Owona, had to sit early because of foul trouble, and both eventually fouled out. Owona managed to lead the Patriots in rebounds with eight, while also notching six points, two steals and one assist. Tertsea had two points and four rebounds.
Joppatowne over Havre de Grace
Playing on their home court Friday night in a non-division Route 40 matchup, the Joppatowne Mariners handed the visiting Havre de Grace Warriors a 76-57 loss.
With the win, Joppatowne (3-0 Chesapeake) improved to 8-0 on the season. Havre de Grace fell (1-2 Susquehanna) dropped to 1-6 on the year.
Joppatowne's Sir Nicolas Phillips had a career night in the victory, scoring 32 points and grabbing 16 rebounds to lead the Mariners in both departments.
The Mariners' Khalil Gore had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists, while teammate Jermaine Head Jr. posted 11 points, five steals and eight assists. Rashaad Gore registered eight points and seven rebounds, while Will Veney netted four points and pulled down five rebounds. Perry Smith scored two points for the Mariners.
Joppatowne held a six-point, 32-26 advantage heading into the halftime intermission.
Havre de Grace's Zayrron Blake had 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Shawn Whittaker had 13 points and five rebounds. Chop Jones had 11 points and seven rebounds in the loss.
Patterson Mill dispatches Bel Air
In a non-division UCBAC boys basketball showdown at Patterson Mill Thursday, the host Huskies dispatched cross-town rival Bel Air, 64-45.
The victory put Patterson Mill (2-2 Chesapeake) at 6-3 for the season, while Bel Air (2-0 Susquehanna) fell to 3-4 overall.
Patterson Mill led the game, 40-27, heading into the halftime break.
The Huskies' Rahmon Felder led all scorers with a 22-point effort.
Patterson Mill's Dajuan Madden scored 14 points, while teammates Malik Bonds and C.J. Keyser both posted eight points in the victory. Brendan Butler contributed seven points to the Huskies' final tally.
Bel Air's top scorer was Tom Keller, who posted 14 points and also registered five rebounds. Calvin Fleagle, J.D. Bruck and Jahari Carmichael all had seven points for the Bobcats. C.J. Simmons and Chris Murdock both had four points in the loss.
North Harford beaten
The North Harford Hawks (2-8 overall, 0-3 Chesapeake) suffered their second tough loss in as many days on Thursday night, as they were topped, 50-41, by the visiting Elkton Golden Elks.
North Harford trailed, 19-17, heading into the second half of the game and was down by just two points with under two minutes left in the fourth quarter.
Brett Hurley led the Hawks' offense, scoring 18 points. Nic Hammer contributed 10 points in the defeat.