Dulaney routs Parkville in boys basketball to stay perfect

Dulaney coach Matt Lochte dwells every day on whether his team will lose its next game.

Dulaney had won 15 straight before facing visiting Parkville Wednesday night, and Lochte wondered if the Lions will be able to match the school's 2001 squad that won 20 straight.

The Lions moved one step closer to doing just that by routing the Knights, 69-37, behind the performances of senior guard Zach Hill (18 points, 8 rebounds) and junior guard Stewart German (14 points, 6 steals).

It was the eighth game Dulaney has won by 16 or more points. 

"We are winning games by playing defense," said Lochte, whose team forced Parkville to committ 24 turnovers. "We are playing man-to-man, pressing and trapping. We are getting back to old Dulaney basketball. We are not scoring 80 or 90 points. We can score in the 60s. If we can hold teams below 50, we are going to be in every game."

Parkville (3-11) took leads of 3-0 and 5-3 in the first few minutes, but Dulaney quickly took control after that.

The Lions closed the first quarter with an 8-2 run as Hill totaled five points during that stretch.

Dulaney opened the second quarter with a 10-2 spurt. By halftime, the Lions were ahead, 33-18.

When German scored his eighth point of the third quarter, Dulaney was cruising, 52-24.

The Knights had problems scoring in the second half because of 14 turnovers. 

"We didn't handle their press very well," Parkville coach Chris Panos said.

Arman Garcia led Parkville with eights points and teammate Josh Savoy added seven.

Dulaney freshman Scott Harrelson finished with nine points and nine rebounds. Jordan Williams had nine points and Gavan Scanlan eight. Jason Lawson added six points and five assists.



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