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Dunbar routs California team in Slam Dunk to Beach, 67-45 Poets play Texans for 5th; Del. team upends Gibbons


Top-ranked Dunbar (6-1) walloped Redondo Union (Calif.), 67-45, in the consolation semifinals of the annual Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Del., and will play Duncanville (Texas) today (2: 15) for fifth place. Dontaz Dean had 21 points and LaFonte Johnson 18 for the Poets.

In another consolation game, Sussex Central (Del.) bolted to a 21-8 halftime lead and went on to defeat Cardinal Gibbons (4-9), 53-23.

Wheeling Park Tournament: Calvert Hall's Reggie Bryant (21 points) was named Tournament MVP and Jared Woodley made the All-Tournament Team, but the No. 6 Cardinals (8-3) lost to Thomas Johnson, 67-56, in the championship in Wheeling, W. Va.

McDonogh Holiday: No. 12 McDonogh (5-4) opened a 37-15 halftime cushion and rolled past Bowling Brook (2-8), 64-36, and Douglass (1-7) routed the Dwight School of New York, 77-53.

Sherman Bristow: No. 13 Mervo (5-2) whipped Poly (0-8), 87-54, and host Gilman (7-3) defeated Patterson (1-7), 75-53.

Pittsburgh: No. 15 Mount St. Joseph's rallied from a 12-point deficit to get by Notre Dame Prep, 66-62, in a first-round game.

Meade: Eleanor Roosevelt (7-0) blitzed No. 17 Glen Burnie (5-1) with a 49-point first half, and posted an 87-58 first-round victory. No. 20 Meade (6-1) then topped Edgewood, 78-62.

York (Pa.) Holiday: Glenwood Jackson hit three three-pointers in a row to wipe out most of a fourth-quarter 10-point deficit and Colin Stevens sank one free throw with two seconds left to give Dulaney (5-2) a 58-57 victory over Severna Park in the first round.

High Point: Paint Branch defeated Long Reach, 68-63, and Arundel ran past High Point in the opening round.

Aberdeen: Walbrook nipped Aberdeen, 55-53, in the championship game. Christiana, Del., won the consolation game, beating Archbishop Curley, 81-64.

Blue & Gold: Nate Weigl scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds, and Derrick Autry added 14 points to pace C. Milton Wright to a 61-45 win over Kent in the consolation game at Cecil Community College.

Bob Pascal: St. Mary's (3-5) built a 14-point first-half lead over host Northeast (0-6), and held that margin at the end, in a 57-43 victory. Chesapeake-AA (2-5) collected a 64-35 victory over Patapsco in the other first-round game.

Craig O'Connell: Host Howard (4-2) zoomed ahead early and racked up a 62-43 conquest of Park School (1-5) in the opening round. Talmudical's Tamir Goodman and Shlomo Tajerstein combined for 50 points, but Severn, a leader for most of the way, had enough for a 69-66 victory.

Eastern Tech: Lansdowne (6-3) used a 22-6 third-quarter burst to spark a 68-58 victory over Kenwood for the championship.

Henderson Neal: Miguel Wilson's basket in the waning seconds lifted Carver (3-5) to a 78-76 win over Burrell, Pa., in the first round of the White Division at Northern. Wilson ended with 35 points, 10 rebounds. Carver will play host Northern (6-2), an 80-63 victor over St. Paul's. In the Green Division, Northwestern (6-2) stopped Victor Cullen, 57-45, and Terrell Dantzler had six of his 10 points in an overtime period, as Southwestern got by Charles Hickey, 73-63.

John Carroll: Jaquan Bland had 12 points, as Bel Air (3-3) broke away from a 14-12 halftime advantage to whip North Harford (3-3), 49-25. Jordan Johnson scored 17 to lead Havre de Grace past the host Patriots, 51-44.

Parkville Holiday: Craig Jordan had 16 points, 10 assists, 10 steals, as Parkville (4-2) thwarted Perry Hall (6-3), 58-51, in a first-round game.


Shake & Bake: Betsy Gaines scored 23 points to lead No. 4 Roland Park (7-2) to a 47-41 second-round victory. Meghan Kelly also contributed 10 points as the Reds advanced to play Pittsburgh's North Catholic today in the quarterfinals of the 50-team New Orleans tournament.

Holiday Hoops: Angie Creek had 24 points and five assists and Nicole Dailey added 23 points as No. 6 Meade (5-3) won the consolation title with a 74-69 victory over Friendly (3-4) at McDonough.

Noel Classic: At Spalding, Robinson outlasted No. 8 Mercy, 59-56, in overtime after Mercy's Erin McKay hit two free throws to send the game into overtime with eight seconds left.

In other round-robin action, the host and 10th-ranked Cavaliers (9-3) defeated Paint Branch (6-1), 66-48. Amy Campion had 20 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals for Spalding.

Old Mill (6-1) defeated North Yarmouth (10-4) of Maine, 48-36; and Walt Whitman defeated Parkside, 57-42.

Poly: Keisha Wills topped all scorers with 19 in leading No. 19 Dunbar (4-2) to a 62-50 triumph over Notre Dame Prep in a consolation-round game. Amanda Ostrowski had 13 points for NDP. In another consolation game, Park defeated Edgewood, 42-32.

Capital City: Rishelle Charles went 4-for-4 at the foul line in the extra sessions as host Annapolis (2-5) held off Wilde Lake (4-3) in a first-round game that went double-overtime, 57-55. Annapolis will play Gwynn Park, a winner over Calvert, for the championship today.

Chesapeake-AA: Northeast (3-5) broke open a tight game with a 16-2 run in the third quarter and won the championship with a 48-34 triumph over Chesapeake-AA (2-6). Cassady Tivvis had 20 points for Northeast. Woodlawn (4-3) won the consolation game, beating IND (0-5), 65-23, as Stacie Allen included 10 foul shots among her 34 points.

North Carroll: Candice Jeffery scored 19 to lead North Carroll past Franklin, 53-20, in the first round.

Atholton Tournament: Gaithersburg advanced to the final with a 45-34 victory over Atholton (1-5), and will play Springbrook, a winner over Pallotti, for the championship. Sarah Costa led Atholton with 13 points.

Bel Air: Bel Air pounded Rising Sun, 52-23, as Jacque LaFleur scored 19.

Comet: Randallstown (6-3) opened a 17-point halftime lead on Seton Keough-AIS, then had to hang on for a 46-39 victory and third place at Catonsville. Kimberly Terrell had 18 points as Edmondson won the fifth place game, defeating St. Paul's, 58-54.

Dundalk: Patterson (2-4) used four players with 10 points apiece to help get past Patapsco (1-4), 49-35, in the first round at Dundalk Community College. Dundalk (3-3), behind Larhonda Garrett's 25 points and 14 rebounds, won the other game, beating Harford Tech (1-3), 52-27.

Eastern Tech: Elisha Carter scored 22 to reach the 1,500-point plateau as host Eastern Tech (5-3) downed Havre de Grace (2-3), 58-38, for the championship. Marion Mann had 15 points for Havre de Grace. In consolation action, Kenwood (2-4) dropped Overlea (0-6), 45-22.

Lady Hawks: Juli Blevins had 22 points as host North Harford (5-2), with a 29-6 run through the middle of the game, defeated C. M. Wright (4-3) for the championship, 64-46.

Harford Christian (7-3) won the consolation game, beating Hereford (5-4), 51-47. For Harford Christian, Jen Collins had 19 points, 12 rebounds.

Pub Date: 12/30/98

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