Saints remain undefeated in league play with a 20-point win over Severn; St. John’s Catholic Prep tops St. Paul’s; Curley wins its fourth straight league game
No. 15 St. Mary’s stayed undefeated in MIAA B Conference league play, Wednesday, as the Saints routed rival Severn, 66-46, in Annapolis.
The Saints (13-7 overall) broke open the contest in the second quarter when they outscored the visiting Admirals 18-8. They stretched their lead by seven after three quarters as they took a commanding 54-33 lead into the final stanza.
As he has done most of the season, Jacob Aryee led the st. Mary’s offense, scoring a game-high 22 points. He completed a double-double with 11 rebounds and added 3 assists and 3 steals.
Aidan Harris just missed a double-double as he scored 14 points and collected 9 rebounds, while Peyton Mason and Connor Harris combined for 16 points.
Severn’s Kingston Price shared game-high scoring honors as he also netted 22 points. The Admirals also got 12 points from Nas Sturdivant.
St. Mary’s is now 6-0 in the B Conference, while Severn dipped to 5-5 overall and 4-4 in the league.
Pictured above: St. Mary’s Jacob Aryee, who scored 22 points, flies towards a one-handed hame in the Saints’ 66-46 win over Severn on Wednesday.
ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PREP 57, ST. PAUL’S 49
At home in Frederick for just the second time this season, St. John’s Catholic Prep turned in a stingy defensive outing as it defeated visiting St. Paul’s, 57-49, in MIAA B Conference basketball action.
Macahi Nelson, who has been a scoring spree of late, netted 26 points to lead the Vikings. Dorian Tema added 17 points and David Giandrea netted 10 for the winners.
St. John’s (5-5 overall) is now 3-2 in the B Conference where it is currently in third place, behind St. Mary’s, who the Vikings will host on Friday, and Chapelgate Christian (5-2), which the SJCP defeated on Monday.
St. Paul’s slipped to 6-8 overall and 3-3 in the league. The Crusaders are tied for fourth place with Indian Creek, Archbishop Curley and Severn.
ARCHBISHOP CURLEY 87, GERSTELL 77, OT
Archbishop Curley defeated Gerstell Academy in dramatic fashion, Wednesday night in East Baltimore, 87-77 in overtime.
Curley, which has won four straight MIAA B Conference games, since starting its league schedule at 0-4, got a buzzer beating three pointer at the end of regulation, forcing overtime, before outscoring the visiting Falcons by 10 in overtime.
The Friars improved to 5-8 overall and 4-4 in the conference, while Gerstell (2-10 overall) is now 2-5 in the league.