Here’s a roundup of high school postseason action on Thursday, March 10.
St. Frances 66, Bishop McNamara 64: After the Mustangs tied the game at 64 at the free-throw line, South Carolina commit Bryce Lindsay scored the game-winning bucket off a long inbounds pass with 0.8 seconds left to play in the opening round of the Alhambra Catholic Invitational tournament at Frostburg State.
Lindsay led three Panthers in double figures with 17 points. Carlton Carrington added 16 points and eight rebounds with Jahnathan Lamothe adding 11 points.
St. Frances will face DeMatha, a 61-57 winner over host Bishop Walsh, on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Paul VI 56, No. 1 Mount Saint Joseph 52: Fresh off their back-to-back Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and Baltimore Catholic League championships, the Gaels (31-6) lost a tight one against the highly touted Panthers from Chantilly, Virginia, in the opening round of the Alhambra Catholic Invitational tournament at Frostburg State.
Ben Hammond made a 3-pointer to give the Panthers the lead, 49-46, for good with 3:16 left to play. Mount Saint Joseph cut the lead to one with 27.8 seconds left before Hammond made two free throws with 14.2 seconds left. The Gaels missed a 3-point attempt before Dug McDaniel went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line for Paul VI.
Mount Saint Joseph sophomore guard Bryson Tucker scored 27 points and junior forward Amani Hansberry added 11 points and 13 rebounds before he fouled out with under three minutes to play. The Gaels, who will face Gonzaga (D.C.) at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, had their 12-game winning streak ended. Gonzaga lost, 60-46, to Long Island Lutheran (N.Y.).