Jake Gardner finished with a game-high 20 points and Luke Gardner added 18 points and eight rebounds as Gerstell Academy defeated Park School, 70-57, in a MIAA C Conference basketball contest in Carroll County Friday.

Will Reed had 14 points for the Falcons (9-7 overall, 7-2 MIAA B), who outscored the Bruins, 43-33, in the second half. The Finksburg school sits one full game behind Beth Tfiloh and Indian Creek School (both 8-1) in the league standings.

Jason Gelbrum and Jelani Robinson each finished with 14 points for Park (8-8, 4-5 MIAA C), which hosts Cristo Rey Jesuit in league play Tuesday. Gerstell travels to Annapolis for a non-divisional match against St. Mary’s.

Gerstell Academy 70, Park School 57

Park – Malone 4, Holmes 6, Price 5, Friedman 5, Gelbrum 14, Robinson 14, Rickman 7. Totals 20 11-20 57.

Gerstell – Hinerman 1, Paterakis 2, J. Gardner 20, L. Gardner 18, Silcott 3, Reed 14, Wilson 1, Hodges 8, Betz 1. Totas 22 17-24 70.

Park 13 11 18 15 – 57

Gerstell 14 13 21 22 – 70