Preps Area Roundup

February 11, 2008


St. Maria Goretti withstood a torrid first period by St. John's Catholic Prep, but couldn't do the same in the fourth period as the Gaels fell to the Vikings on Sunday, 69-57.

St. John's (13-12) hit its first six shots and bolted to a 27-18 lead at the end of the first quarter before Goretti (11-17) battled back to trail only 35-34 at halftime.

The Gaels took a 38-37 lead on a steal by John Duhring that led to a basket by Nic Martin with 6:15 left in the third period.

Leading 43-42 entering the final period, St. John's hit two quick buckets and the Gaels never recovered. They were forced to send the Vikings to the foul line where Greg Hunt made 9 of 11 down the stretch. St. John's outscored Goretti in the final eight minutes, 26-15.


Goretti, which missed eight layup scoring opportunities, was led by Kevin Breslin's 23 points. Martin added 18 and Duhring had 10.

The Vikings got 19 points each from Troy King and Hunt and 18 points from freshman Matej Delinac.

CVCS 54, Broadfording 46

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Tyler Larson had 16 points to lead Cumberland Valley Christian over Broadfording in a Mason Dixon Christian Conference game on Friday.

Charles McBeth added 15 points and Andrew Larson had 13 for CVCS.

Devin Gourdine had 17 points for Broadfording.


Heritage 61, St. James 41

SAINT JAMES -- Morgan McIntire nearly recorded a triple-double on her way to tournament MVP honors as Heritage Academy beat host St. James in the championship game of the BW3 Tournament on Saturday.

McIntire had 30 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals to lead the Eagles (15-6) to victory. She also had seven assists.

Brianna Dorsey, who was named to the all-tournament team, had seven points and seven rebounds, while Rebekah Clarke had 13 points and six rebounds.

Heather Lowery had 25 points for St. James and also was selected to the all-tournament team.

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