Havre de Grace boys polish off unbeaten basketball regular season

Havre de Grace's Gary Gibson, shown in recent action against Elkton, scored 15 points Thursday night to lead the Warriors to their 20th straight win.
Havre de Grace's Gary Gibson, shown in recent action against Elkton, scored 15 points Thursday night to lead the Warriors to their 20th straight win. (Matt Button / The Aegis / Baltimore Sun Media Group)

The Havre de Grace Warriors boys basketball team polished off a perfect regular season Thursday night with its lopsided, 80-44, win at Rising Sun (2-10, 4-10).

The Warriors finish the regular season at 20-0 and 14-0 as champions of the UCBAC’s Susquehanna Division.


Junior guard Gary Gibson led Thursday’s win, scoring 15 points and adding eight rebounds. Sophomore Marlon Lewis added 12 points and eight boards.

Junior Jai’erre Hoke added 10 points in the win and fellow junior Josiah Scott contributed nine points to the win.


HCS wins

Harford Christian (11-10) played its way into the MACSAC Championship with a semifinal win Thursday.

The Eagles beat visiting Rosedale Baptist, 48-45. HCS will play for the MACSAC title on Saturday at 3:15 p.m. at Arlington Baptist. The Eagles will battle Frederick Christian (18-2).

Houston Howell’s double-double of 15 points and 16 rebounds led the winners, while Mikey Drew added 11 points and six steals.


Bryce Schmidt also recorded a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds. Darus Bacote chipped in with four points and seven assists and Seth Giro added seven points.

Cobras beat Mariners

Harford Tech (6-4, 10-9) beat visiting Joppatowne (8-4, 11-6), 71-68, Thursday in Chesapeake Division play.

“Took a really solid team effort to beat a really good team,” Cobras coach Drew Gill said. The Cobras had 9-of-10 players in the scoring column with seven three-pointers made by seven different players.

Tech was up seven at the half, but Joppatowne made a run and slipped ahead by one, 53-52.

The game was back-and-fourth for the final 12 minutes. Curtis McKisset (eight points) made two huge free throws to put Tech up three with 10 seconds to play.

TJ Lowery, Jr. scored 15 points to lead the Cobras scoring. Laday Cooper, Jalen Dangerfield and Khoury Harris added nine points apiece.

Mariners coach Johnny Brooks said “We missed two game winning layups,m hard game to watch.”

Alan Brown led the Mariners with 19 points and Jalen Morris added 18. Christian Corley and Frank Okigweh each scored 12 points.

Rams beat Huskies

Edgewood (5-5, 6-13) defeated visiting Patterson Mill (5-7, 12-10), 49-47, Thursday night in Chesapeake play. The Rams were ahead at the half, 23-18.

Cameron Edwards scored 16 points to lead the Rams and Monze Ware added 10 points.

Omari Johnson and Rian Watkins chipped in with nine points each.

Patterson Mill’s Nathan Roussey led all scorers with 21 points. Connor Madsen added nine points and Michael Austins scored eight.

Patterson Mill bounced back on Friday to win big at Patapsco in non-league play. The Huskies won, 61-18. The lead was 44-7 at half.

Michael Austin led nine Huskies in the score column with 25 points. Nathan Roussey added nine points.

Cougars end with loss

Fallston (2-20) closed its regular season Friday at home, losing to Manchester Valley, 64-29, in non-league play.

Alex Kakoullis led the Cougars efforts with right points and Connor Disharoon scod six.

Other scores

In non-division play, but a rivalry game, Bel Air (10-9) beat visiting Fallston (2-19), 67-62, Thursday.

Bel Air also played Friday and lost to visiting Elkton (10-2, 16-3), 83-61.

Also, North Harford (7-12) lost at Hereford, 70-36, Friday in non-league play.

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