John Carroll's No. 8 boys basketball team used a 32-0 run in the third quarter to beat Hilo (Hawaii), 69-26, in Wednesday's opening round of the Iolani Classic in Honolulu.
The Patriots (9-3) were led by Kimbal Mackenzie with a game-high 15 points. Kamuela Patnaude had seven for the Vikings.
Eleven Patriots scored, including Rodney Elliott and Trystan Pratapas with 11 points each.
John Carroll is headed for an all-Maryland showdown in tonight's second-round game at 11:30. The Patriots will face Montrose Christian (7-0) of Rockville, a 60-28 winner over Kahuku (Hawaii).
The Mustangs are ranked nationally in the USA Today poll.
No. 7 City 69, Old Mill 45: The Knights (6-0) had trouble getting going against the host Patriots.
Old Mill made three 3-pointers in the first half and used tough man-to-man defense to disrupt City. The Knights had trouble connecting, missing 10 free throws and several layups.
City settled down in the second half and opened the lead to more than 20points. Omari George finished with a game-high 20 points for City. Old Mill made just as many 3-pointers as 2-pointers (six each), and spread the ball around with 11 Patriots scoring.
No. 12 Randallstown 83, Woodlawn 43: Ahmaad Wilson scored 14 points and Marcus Varner had 12 points and 12 rebounds to power the visiting Rams (4-1) past the Warriors.
Randallstown led 45-19 at the break.
Urbana 49, Broadneck 34: Matt Inch scored eight points and the host Bruins (2-3) lost to the Hawks.
Oakland Mills 87, Glenelg 67: The host Scorpions stayed perfect (6-0), led by Deshawn Willis with 19 points, and beat the Gladiators (4-3).
Oakland Mills led by five points at halftime.
Dulaney 62, Pikesville 56: Gavan Scanland and Zach Hill each scored 14 points to lead the host Lions (4-0) past the Panthers.
No. 1 Aberdeen 74, Bel Air 19: Brionna Jones scored a game-high 26 points as the host Eagles (4-0) took a 26-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.
No. 2 Archbishop Spalding 55, John Carroll 32: The host Cavaliers (8-0) led 22-5 after the first quarter and never trailed.
Jade Scaife had a game-high 14 points for Spalding.
No. 10 Seton Keough 41, Mercy 29: The visiting Gators (4-4) had trouble shooting early in the game, but finished strong in the fourth quarter to beat the Magic.
Karli Zepps had a game-high 18 points for Keough.
No. 11 Milford Mill 62, New Town 38: Qierra Murray scored a game-high 21 points to power the visiting Millers (3-2) past the Titans.
Institute of Notre Dame 49, St.John's-Catholic Prep 47: In a one-possession game in the final quarter, the host Indians (5-3) held on to beat the Vikings.
Jen Hahn and Brooke Fields led IND with 18 and 15 points, respectively.
Atholton 37, No. 13 Howard 30: Sage Mayhew went 8-for-8 from the foul line in the second half as the host Raiders (3-3) upset the Lions (4-1).
Mayhew finished with 10 points.
Calvert Hall 10, Loyola 1: Heading into the final period against the archrival Dons, the Cardinals held just a 3-1 advantage.
After the ice was cleared 15 minutes later, however, Calvert Hall had easily recorded its first win of the season over a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference opponent.
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