College Roundup: AACC advances in Region XX basketball
Feb 22, 2014 | 9:34 PM
AACC MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Kevin Davis scored 26 points to lead the Anne Arundel Community College men's basketball team to a 90-73 victory over Montgomery-Rockville in the semifinals of the Region XX Tournament on Saturday. Ryan Hawkins (Old Mill) followed with 21 points and eight assists, Garrett Snoops (Spalding) and Tyler Washington (Arundel) each added 13 points and Gabe Shongo pitched in with 12 points and four assists for the Pioneers.
Anne Arundel (20-9) will face host Prince George's Community College in Sunday's championship game at 3 p.m.
The Mids lost to Air Force, 2-0, in the second game of the Freedom Classic.
For Navy (2-3), freshman shortstop Travis Blue went 2-for-3 including a double. Navy starting pitcher Stephen Moore was solid for the Mids as he struck out four Falcons and walked none, while allowing six hits in his five innings pitched.
NAVY WOMEN'S TENNIS:
DePaul defeated the Mids, 7-0, at the Brigade Sports Complex. The loss snaps Navy's three-match winning streak.
Navy (11-3) will host Towson on March 2 at 11 a.m.
The Sea Gulls opened theseason with a 6-3 win against Bridgewater (Va.) College.Junior Roxanne Alban (Annapolis) and sophomore Natalie Savage put on a late run to claim the No. 1 doubles match, 8-4.
BOWIE STATE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:
Bowie State got off to a slow start but would not disappoint the seniors as the Lady Bulldogs rally to defeat Elizabeth City State 60-54 in the regular season finale. Junior Denver Clyde (North County) had 14 points in the win.
WASHINGTON MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Visiting Johns Hopkins fended off a lateShoremen rally to record a 64-57 victory in a Centennial Conference game.
Senior Troy Snyder scored 20 points but the Hawks fell at Delaware State, 84-71.
MCDANIEL WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:
McDaniel scored five points in the last eight seconds of the first half to open up a double-digit advantage and carried that momentum into the second half, downing Gettysburg 67-38.
MCDANIEL MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Gettysburg held McDaniel without a field goal for the game's final 8:12 to notch a 55-47 Centennial Conference victory.
Andrew Merlo led the Green Terror (17-8, 12-6 CC) with nine points while Phillip Perry (Annapolis Area Christian School) added eight.
TOWSON MEN'S BASKETBALL:
With senior Jerrelle Benimon in foul trouble for most of the second half, seniors Rafriel Guthrie and Mike Burwell stepped up to combine for 23 points in the final 16:32 to propel Towson to an 83-77 win over Hofstra in a Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) contest at the Mack Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon.
With the victory, the Tigers (20-9, 11-3 CAA) became only the second Towson team to win 20 games at the NCAA Division I level. The 1993-94 Tigers finished the season with a 21-9 record.
BOWIE STATE MEN'S BASKETBALL:
The Bulldogs were beaten by Elizabeth City State 60-54 in the home finale. In spite of the loss, Bowie State captured the CIAA Northern Division crown by virtue of a Lincoln loss at Virginia State. Senior Ray Gatling scored a game-high 22 points for Bowie State.
McDaniel scored four run in the first two innings of the opener en route to a doubleheader split with Marymount in non-conference baseball action.
Nick Valori went 4-for-6 with two RBIs and a run scored in the twinbill for the Green Terror (1-1), who took the first game 4-0 before the Saints (2-5) got a walk-off home run from Ben Berczek to lead off the bottom of the seventh for a 3-2 victory in game two.
SALISBURY MEN'S BASKETBALL:
The Sea Gulls finished the regular season with an 88-66 win against Frostburg State. With the win, Salisbury secured a first-round home game in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference tournament.
Freshman Justin Witmer netted a career-high 25 points off the bench to lead the Sea Gull attack.
The Tigers opened the Longwood Spring Classic by falling, 8-6 in 11 innings to Lafayette and also dropping a 9-1 game to Longwood in six innings.