Loyola stays undefeated; Chapelgate wins in tourney opener; Calvert Hall wins in Neal’s debut other scores


Junior Amani Hansberry scored a team-high 20 points and sophomore Bryson Tucker added 16 more as Mount St. Joseph cruised to a 93-50 victory over St. James Academy, on the road in Hagerstown Tuesday night.

Aidan Mess also had a big night on the glass, grabbing 14 rebounds and blocking four shots.

St. James junior Solo Ball led all scorers with 32 points.

Pictured above: Mount St. Joe’s Bryson Tucker, who had 16 points in the Gaels’ opening win.

LOYOLA 64, ST. PAUL’S 50

Loyola Blakefield remained undefeated (3-0) in the young 2021 season with a 64-50 home win over St. Paul’s on Monday.

The visiting Crusaders (0-2) edged out to a 14-11 lead after one quarter, but the Dons went on a 17-6 run in the second quarter to pull in front to stay. Loyola led 28-20 at the half and by as many as 15 points midway through the third quarter.

Senior Gavin Walsh scored 20 to lead the offense and and Owen Fischer finished with 18 points. The Dons also helped their cause by going 20-for-25 from the free throw line.

CHAPELGATE CHRISTIAN 67, HIGHLAND VIEW ACADEMY 40

In an opening round game in the 30th annual Lions Classic at Broadfording Christian Academy (PA), Chapelgate Christian Academy moved to 2-1 on the young season with a 67-40 win over Highland View Academy of Hagerstown.

Time Akisanya netted a game-high 16 points to lead the Yellow Jackets, while Jaylen Marbley scored 12 and Jax Field added 10 points.

Chapelgate will face Frederick Christian on Tuesday evening in the championship game at 7:30 p.m.

OTHER SCORES

ST. VINCENT PALLOTTI 84, CONCORDIA PREP 34

MOUNT CARMEL 71, ARCHBISHOP CURLEY 55

CALVERT HALL 76, GERSTELL 24

Calvert Hall dominated from start to finish in its season-opening, 76-24, win over Gerstell Academy, Monday night at Calvert Hall. The Cardinals delivered new head coach Gary Neal his first victory in his debut with the Cardinals.