Varsity roundup (Feb. 13): Savage lifts John Carroll over Pallotti in IAAM A basketball quarterfinal
From Sun staff reports|
Feb 13, 2018 at 10:15 PM
Myah Savage made two free throws with seven seconds left to lift the No. 6 John Carroll girls basketball team to a 57-56 victory over visiting St. Vincent Pallotti on Tuesday in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference quarterfinal game.
The Patriots (16-7) were without Kansas State-bound Savannah Simmons, who missed the past four games and will be out for the rest of the season with a broken wrist.
"I didn't expect to win by one point," said John Carroll coach Craig Simmons, father of Savannah. "I thought we'd have a much more comfortable lead."
The Patriots trailed in the first half and their largest lead, three points, came in the third quarter. The Panthers (12-14) were down 55-53 with one minute left to play and made a 3-pointer for a 56-55 lead. John Carroll turned the ball over, but recovered and Savage drew a foul for the winning free throws.
Jordan Wakefield led the Patriots with 21 points. John Carroll will play at top-seed St. Frances on Thursday in the semifinals at 6p.m.
Mount de Sales 49, Mount Carmel 46, OT: The host Sailors (18-7) outscored the Cougars (10-16) 9-6 in overtime to win an IAAM B Conference quarterfinal.
In overtime, Sydney Skalstad scored five points and Kristen Zaranski scored four of her team-high 13 points for Mount de Sales, which faces host St. John's Catholic Prep in Thursday's semifinal at 5 p.m.
No. 13 Pikesville 69, Dulaney 57: Charia Roberts had 21 points and 14 rebounds to lead the visiting Panthers (18-1) past the Lions.
Pikesville will face No. 4 Catonsville in the Baltimore County championship next week.
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