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Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - February 10

Friday, February 9, 2018

marylandMount Airy Christian 43 Maryland 39

Mount Airy Christian continues to be a thorn in Maryland’s side as the hosts fell to the visitors in a hotly contested league game for the second time this season. The loss drops Maryland to second place in the west division of the Maryland Independent Athletic Conference (MIAC) with one more league game next Tuesday against Covenant Life. Stefan Anderson was the lead scorer for Maryland with 10.

MAC 13-14--4-12 = 43
MSD 11--5-10-13 = 39

Halftime - Mount Airy Christian led 27-16.

MSD (19-5): Jaden Joseph 2, John Werner, Jr. 9, Rory Lewis 8, Esteban Kovacs 6, Miguel Pavao 2, Stefan Anderson 10, Jason Werner 2.

Team Total FG: 14
Team Total 3FG: 8 (Anderson 2, Kovacs 2, Lewis 2, Werner Jr. 2)
Team Total FT: 3-6

MACA (16-7): Xavier Marmol 7, Nathan Stein 2, Will Brethauer 17, Mark Webster 11, Austin Finch 6.

Team Total FG: 15
Team Total 3FG: 5 (Brethauer 3, Webster 2)
Team Total FT: 8-17

indianaIndianapolis Lighthouse Charter South 74 Indiana 49

Jared Beckler scored 24 points and had six steals for Indiana in a non-conference loss to Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter South. Franco Bippus finished with team best seven rebounds.

ISD  12-16--8-13 = 49
ILCS 21-20-23-10 = 74

Halftime - Indianapolis Lighthouse led 41-28.

ISD (7-12): Joel Dramin 5, Jared Beckler 24, Kyle Jenkins 7, Franco Bippus 10, Jerrell Edwards 3.

Team Total FG: 17-48
Team Total 3FG: 3-21 (Dramin, Beckler 2)
Team Total FT: 6-11

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - February 9

Thursday, February 8, 2018

texasTexas - We've had a very busy week this week with a make up district game and then three district tournament games (4 games in 5 days).

Monday: beat Concordia (52-20) **make up game from last week
Tuesday: beat Concordia (57-24) 1st round of District Tournament
Thursday: beat Brentwood Christian (36-26) 2nd round of District Tournament
Friday: vs. Faith Academy (6:30 p.m.)

TSD girls have never beaten Brentwood Christian in basketball. Brentwood Christian is ranked #7 in the state for 4A. Faith Academy is ranked #4. We play in one of the toughest districts for TAPPS 4A as Brentwood Christian and Faith Academy always make deep runs in the state playoffs so last night's win against Brentwood Christian was a very good win for us.

Tonight's game against Faith Academy has big playoff implications for us. (Contributed by Head Coach Brian Sipek)

Overall record: 27-6 (27 wins already broke the previous high of season wins of 26)

mississippiJackson Academy 53 Mississippi 33

Koreiona Guy led Mississippi with 12 points and Raegan Hendrix added 10 in a loss to Jackson Academy. Mississippi wraps up the 2017-2018 campaign with a 16-3 record which includes a Mason-Dixon championship.

MSD (16-3): Koreiona Guy 12, Raegan Hendrix 10, Alexis Roberts 8, Nilah Orey 2, Tamer Grant 1.

Western Pennsylvania - Danielle Fisher had eight points followed by Cheyenne Sloan with four for Western Pennsylvania in a loss to Portersville Christian, 29-14.

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - February 9

Thursday, February 8, 2018

stmarysSt. Mary's 39 Falk JV 28

The Bison took on Falk for the third time this season. Once again, it was a physical game that played itself out to a Bison victory. Dalton Planty led all players with 12 points and seven rebounds. Nick Barrus had eight points and six steals. Isa Habeeb chipped in eight points and had three blocked shots. Christian Lawrence netted seven points and Kassim Kassim added four points. (Contributed by Athletic Director Jim Carmody)

SMSD 12-17-10-0 = 39
FALK    5-11--5-7 = 28

Halftime - St. Mary’s led 29-16.

SMSD (8-2): Nick Barrus 8, Kassim Kassim 4, Christian Lawrence 7, Isa Habeeb 8, Dalton Planty 12.

Team Total FG: 16-47
Team Total 3FG: 0-3
Team Total FT: 7-14

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

lexingtonLexington 48 Hallen 25

Four players scored in double-digits for Lexington with Jayden Orlang having a team high 23 points to go with seven steals. Jordan Laikram notched a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

LSD 23-11-10-4 = 48
HAL 11--6--4-3 = 24

Halftime - Lexington led 34-17.

LSD (9-7):
Jayden Orlang: 23 points, 7 steals
Steve Salmon: 11 rebounds, 9 steals, 6 assists
Timar Harris: 11 points 6 steals
Jordan Laikram: 10 points, 11 rebounds

Team Total FG: 21-51
Team Total 3FG: 0-8
Team Total FT: 6-10

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - February 7

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

texasTexas 63 Faith Academy 22 - 4A District 4 Quarterfinals

TSD Boys beat Faith Academy 63-22 in the first round of district playoffs.

We beat Faith Academy by 18 when we played them two weeks ago. We needed this win to guarantee a spot in state playoffs.

It was gratifying to coach my boys tonight as they played the best half of the season as we took a commanding 46-10 lead by halftime. Clock ran in second half and we cruised to an easy 63-22 win.

We will play John Paul in the semifinals of our district playoffs on Thursday. They beat us in overtime when we played them in early January. They raced to a 18-0 lead and We managed to come back and force the game into overtime, but our boys ran out of gas. We lost by three. They play a pesky man-to-man high trap defense, and I hope we will be able to avenge the loss. We will earn a higher seed for state playoffs if we beat them on Thursday.

Congratulations to our boys for earning a spot in the state playoffs. For that, I'm proud of my boys. (Contributed by Head Coach Andy Donatich)

pennsylvaniaPennsylvania 47 New Jersey 37

Our boys were off and didn’t play defense allowing New Jersey to lead the game in the first and second quarters. However, we found a way to rob New Jersey of their lead just before halftime. We led the rest of the way to pick up the win. Nasir Ford had 30 points and Jacob Cross recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards. (Contributed by Athletic Director Matt Bujak)

NJSD 13–-6--8-10 = 37
PSD    9-21-13--4 = 47

Halftime - Pennsylvania led 30-19.

rhode-islandRhode Island 28 Horace Mann 18

We were eager to get revenge after Horace Mann beat us on our home court in December right before the holidays break. Our Roosters started strong with a great display of defense. Our offense stumbled into foul trouble early on as we started slow.

Then in the second half, we finally exploded on offense to keep the lead all the way through the end of the game, coming away with a well-deserved victory. The final score was 28 to 18.

Juan Fernandez-Espinal led the Roosters with 14 points and nine rebounds. Timothy Jallah chipped in with 12 points. (Contributed by Athletic Director Nathan Engel)

marylandMaryland 79 CHEN 28

Four players scored in double-digits with freshman Jaden Joseph leading the way for Maryland with 17 points, nine rebounds, six steals, and five assists.

MSD 18-22-15-24 = 79
CHEN  2--3-13-10 = 28

Halftime - Maryland led 40-5.

MSD (19-4):
Jaden Joseph: 17 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals, 5 assists
John Werner, Jr.: 17 points, 3 assists
Rory Lewis: 11 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block
Esteban Kovacs: 12 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds
Miguel Pavao: 5 points, 7 rebounds
Stefan Anderson: 2 points, 3 assists
Jason Werner: 6 points, 5 rebounds
Ethan Sheppeck: 5 points
Janos Giuranna: 4 points, 4 rebounds

Team Total FG: 32
Team Total 3FG: 9 (Kovacs 3, Lewis 3, Werner Jr. 2, Sheppeck)
Team Total FT: 6-12

CHEN: Josh Fadeley 3, Riley Fahs 1, Alek Graham 6, Luke Tomlinson 3, Kobe Collins 4, Ethan Merritt 5, Ryan McCoy 6

Team Total FG: 9
Team Total 3FG: 5 (McCoy 2, Fadeley, Graham, Tomlinson)
Team Total FT: 5-8

stmarysNew Life Christian 69 St. Mary’s 42

The Bison took on New Life Christian today and couldn’t match up with them. New Life Christian had more size, speed, and depth and was the best team we have seen all season. The Bison never gave up and worked hard as they prepare for the upcoming ESDAA tournament in 10 days. Nick Barrus led all players with 21 points and five steals. Isa Habeeb had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Christian Lawrence had seven points and Kassim Kassim had two. (Contributed by Athletic Director Jim Carmody)

SMSD 5–-8-15-14 = 42
NLC  22-15-19-13 = 69

Halftime - New Life Christian led 37-13.

SMSD (7-2):
Givon Blackwell: 1 assist
Nick Barrus: 21 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals
Kassim Kassim: 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal
Christian Lawrence: 7 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists,
Isa Habeeb: 12 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks
Michael Norris: 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 block
Ryan Brzezinski: 1 assist

Team Total FG: 16-46
Team Total 3FG: 2-9 (Barrus 2)
Team Total FT: 4-12

indianaIndianapolis Shortridge 78 Indiana 45

Jared Beckler had team high 19 points for Indiana in a non-conference loss to Indianapolis Shortridge at home.

IS 17-18-19-24 = 78
ISD 9-17-11--8 = 45

Halftime - Shortridge led 35-26.

ISD (7-11): Tyler Gordon 10, Joel Dramin 6, Jared Beckler 19, Kyle Jenkins 4, Franco Bippus 6.

Team Total FG: 7-26
Team Total 3FG: 7-22 (Gordon, Dramin 2, Beckler 3, Jenkins 1)
Team Total FT: 10-16

IS (3-12): Erikmycal Powell 8, Alonzo Watson 1, Aziekial Burnett 27, Evan Turner 7, Alex Ogden 7, Jaidon Barnes 6, Ralph Council 4, Daveion Sims 6, Andre Dickerson 12.

Team Total FG: 18-46
Team Total 3FG: 10-26 (Burnett 7, Barnes, Dickerson 2)
Team Total FT: 12-20

Western Pennsylvania - Chad D’Amore had 21 points for Western Pennsylvania while Kyle D’Amore and David Harclerode had 10 each in a 51-50 loss to Cheswick Christian.

Monday, February 5, 2018

oklahomaBray Doyle 64 Oklahoma 61

After recovering from the flu and other illnesses from last week, our boys came back to battle Bray Doyle. We fought them for the lead and two of our freshman got careless in the third quarter allowing them to get a eight-point lead. It was an intense game as we fought back in fourth quarter but we came up short, 64-61. This was a major improvement for our team as we lost to Bray Doyle on November 27 by the score of 61-35. (Contributed by Head Coach Chris Reagle)

indianaColumbus Christian 64 Indiana 61

Columbus Christian rallied in the second half to stun Indiana, 64-61. Franco Bippus and Jerrick Pothorski each had team high 12 points.

ISD 15-16-13-17 = 61
CC 5-17-21-21 = 64

Halftime - Indiana led 31-22.

ISD (7-10): Tyler Gordon 3 1-3 7, Joel Dramin 2 2-3 7, Jared Beckler 4 1-2 10, Kyle Jenkins 4 3-6 11, Franco Bippus 5 2-2 12, Jergll Edwards 1 0-0 2, Jerrick Pothorski 5 2-4 12. Totals: 24 11-20 61.

CC (11-18): Conner Emily 9 5-13 26, Taylor Hilliard 3 2-2 8, C.J. Reed 6 2-2 20, Josh Jones 2 0-0 4, Shelton Hawkins 0 0-0 0, Kyle Foster 3 0-0 6, Evan Graham 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 9-17 64.

3-point goals: Indiana Deaf 2 (Dramin, Beckler); Columbus Christian 9 (Reed 6, Emily 3).

Eastern North Carolina - Hornets claim West Virginia Classic championship

north-carolinaNorth Carolina season summary (Contributed by Head Coach Tom Krohn)

February 1st - Defeated The Master’s Academy, 46-44.

TMA   5-11-12-16 = 44
NCSD 6-19-12--9 = 46

Nycobian Lineberger made a final field goal as the time expired. It was my first time in my coaching career that my team won or lost on the last shot as time expired.

February 2nd @ Kentucky School for the Deaf - Lost to Kansas School for the Deaf, 61-47.

NCSD 10--8-12-17 = 47
KSD   10-14-18-19 = 61

February 3rd @ Kentucky School for the Deaf - Defeated Georgia School for the Deaf, 42-24.

GSD     4--1-11-8 = 24
NCSD 15-12-15-0 = 42

It was unfortunate that GSD lost their most explosive player as he broke his hand and his scoring average is over 90% of the total team points. GSD had only five players.

February 3rd @ Kentucky School for the Deaf - Defeated Kentucky School for the Deaf, 53-28.

NCSD 17-22-11-3 = 53
KSD     5--8-10-5 = 28

February 6th -Defeated Virginia School for the Deaf & Blind, 48-26.

VSDB    5-7--5--9 = 26
NCSD 12-6-16-14 = 48

End of the basketball season - team record is 5-10.

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - February 7

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

pennsylvaniaPennsylvania 53 New Jersey 14

With almost half of the team out due to illness, our six girls rotated throughout the game to bring home another victory. Yasmean Evans had another double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Maysan Id-Deen also had a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Gia DiGiacomo contributed with 12 points. (Contributed by Athletic Director Matt Bujak)

rhode-islandRhode Island 28 Horace Mann 14

In our last tuneup game before the ESDAA Division 2 Girls Basketball Tournament this weekend, we traveled to Boston to play against Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. They beat us first week of December and we won the second game right before the holidays break, so this would be the rubber match between the two schools to see who won the season series.

Our girls were able to jump out to an early lead and cruised to a 17-10 halftime lead. Our girls continued their great play with a 11-4 second half, winning the game 28-14. Our girls reigned supreme inside the paint, recording a grand total of 55 offensive rebounds for the entire game. While our girls' did not make the most of their second-chance shots, but we were able to make more than enough to win the game. (Contributed by Athletic Director Nathan Engel)

RISD 17-11 = 28
HMS  10--4 = 14

Halftime - Rhode Island led 17-10.

RISD (4-14): Yasmin Sicaju 16, Melissa Estrada 6, Lillian Klein 4, Olivia Collins 2

marylandMaryland 72 Spencerville Adventist 27

Cassidy Perry put in 24 points, 18 rebounds, seven steals, and three assists for Maryland in a lopsided non-league win against Spencerville Adventist. Rejena Guettler added 22 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and four steals.

SAA    5--6--9--7 = 27
MSD 18-18-22-14 = 72

Halftime - Maryland led 36-11.

​MSD (17-4):
A. Glennon: 3 points, 3 rebounds
S. Herzig Wilcox: 8 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists
A. Patterson: 3 rebounds
C. Perry: 24 points, 18 rebounds, 7 steals, 3 assists, 1 block
R. Guettler: 22 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals, 6 assists
H. Johnston-Shaw: 1 point, 1 assist
E. Beldon: 5 points, 4 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists
M. Luebehusen: 5 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block
E. Kovacs: 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists, 1 block

Team Total FG: 32
Team Total 3FG: 1 (Guettler)
Team Total FT: 5-11

SAA: V. Slack 15, K. Smith 4, E. Tran 1, A. Sudhaker 7.

Team Total FG: 5
Team Total 3FG: 5 (Slack 4, Sudhaker)
Team Total FT: 2-8

rochesterCornerstone Christian 41 Rochester 34

Cornerstone Christian started fast building a 10-2 lead in the first quarter and Courtney Gentzke hits two 3-pointers in a row to keep us in the game at the end of the 1st quarter. After that, Cornerstone Chrisgtian decided to use box-and-one on Gentzke for the most of the game. However, we managed it well because we were only down by two at the end of the 3rd quarter. However, we weren't able to close it out in the fourth quarter and lost the game. Courtney Gentzke had 14 points and eight rebounds. McKenna Girod added 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. (Contributed by Head Coach Charles Palmer)

stmarysNew Life Christian 39 St. Mary’s 6

The Lady Bison took on New Life Christian yesterday in their final home game of the season. It was a rocky start with a lot of rookie mistakes along the way. In the second half, Elise Watson had a chance to lead the team as point guard. Though it was a new experience for her, she really shined as a leader for the team. The girls struggled to compete against New Life Christian’s strong defense and ended up falling short with a loss of 39-6. (Contributed by Head Coach Wendy Chuba)

SMSD 3-1-0--2 = 6
NLC 17-6-6–10 = 39

Halftime - New Life Christian led 23-4.

SMSD (1-4):
Emma Foster: 2 rebounds
Cameron Cole: 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 blocks
Tatyana Bean: 1 rebound
Elise Watson: 2 rebounds
Kioney Alvira-Jurado: 1 point
Julia Bronneberg: 2 steals

Team Total FG: 2-11
Team Total 3FG: 0-1
Team Total FT: 2-5

michiganNew Life Christian 33 Michigan 19

Last night, we played against New Life Christian Academy who we lost to them last around, 54-4 back on January 18th. This time, we played much better but lost though with better results. The final score was 33-19 in their favor and we scored most points for the season. Our team was led by Wendy Chicky with 14 points, eight rebounds (6 defense, 2 offense), and a steal. Haley Cooper had four points, three assists, seven rebounds (all defense). Rina Manssora added one point, four rebounds (1 offense, 3 defense), one steal, and a block. (Contributed by Head Coach Lucas VanDalen)

NLC 11-4-10-8 = 33
MSD  6-4--3-6 = 19

Halftime - New Life Christian led 15-10.

Western Pennsylvania - Danielle Fisher and Ryane Smalley each had six points in a one-point loss to Cheswick Christian, 21-20.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

fremontFremont 60 California Crosspoint 21

We were playing California Crosspoint as the last of our three straight away games. Last time, we defeated them 72-13 on our home court so we were expecting an easy victory however we never take any opponents lightly. Just take care of basketball business as usual.

We started strong and were clicking on both sides of the court. It was CC’s senior night, and their fans were in full spirit, going WILD after each and every basket including five 3-pointers by their team. After the game, they invited our seniors to participate in their senior night festivities and gave our two seniors a bunch of flowers which was a nice gesture.

Overall, CSD had 60 points on 43% shooting, 38 rebounds, 13 assists, 23 steals, and four blocks.

CSD is now 17-6 on a 7-game winning streak with 8-1 league record. We have another three consecutive league games on February 6-8 including Senior Night which will conclude our regular season. (Contributed by Head Coach Joshua Weinstock)

CSD 15–21–10–14 = 60
CC      3--5--8--5 = 21

Halftime - Fremont led 36-8.

Top Players
Malia Zornoza: 19 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 steals, 2 blocks
Hannah Wetzel: 11 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals
Jada Dawson: 9 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal

Arizona boys and girls claim WSBC championships

February 6, 2018

With five schools competing at the annual Western States Basketball Classic hosted by Phoenix School for the Deaf during the weekend of Thursday, January 25th through Saturday, January 27th, the Arizona School for the Deaf & Blind boys and girls team took home the championship trophies.

2018 WSBC Basketball & Cheerleading Awards

The tournament is played in round-robin format with the two teams having the best records face each other in the championship game. Teams with the third and fourth best records play for 3rd place.

2018 Arizona BBB WSBC Champs
2018 WSBC Boys Champions - Arizona School for the Deaf & Blind
(Photo courtesy of ASDB Social Media Department)

2018 Arizona GBB WSBC Champs
2018 WSBC Girls Champions - Arizona School for the Deaf & Blind 
(Photo courtesy of ASDB Social Media Department)

The boys and girls championship games were represented by Arizona and Oregon. Arizona girls came into the championship game undefeated on the weekend and held off Oregon 28-22 for the championship. Arizona boys made it a sweep when they avenged their lone loss on the weekend to Oregon with a 42-34 victory.

Phoenix girls won the third place with a 45-25 win against Washington and the script was flipped for the boys third place game with Washington defeating Phoenix, 43-30. Utah boys and girls both finished in fifth place.

There was no cheerleading competition at the tournament but Washington was selected as the most-spirited school.

2018 Washington Cheer WSBC
2018 WSBC Most Spirited School - Washington School for the Deaf
(Photo courtesy of ASDB Social Media Department)

Boys Results
Thursday, January 25
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Oregon 53 Utah 19
Arizona 47 Washington 32
Phoenix 47 Utah 39
Oregon 30 Arizona 29

Friday, January 26
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Washington 51 Phoenix 48
Arizona 62 Utah 18
Oregon 35 Washington 32
Arizona 40 Phoenix 27

Saturday, January 27
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Washington 38 Utah 9
Oregon 22 Phoenix 19

Finals
Arizona 28 Oregon 22 - Championship
Phoenix 45 Washington 25 - 3rd Place

Girls Results
Thursday, January 25
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Oregon 37 Utah 7
Arizona 41 Washington 13
Phoenix 42 Utah 16
Arizona 28 Oregon 25

Friday, January 26
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Phoenix 26 Washington 20
Arizona 39 Utah 19
Washington 26 Oregon 24
Arizona 23 Phoenix 17

Saturday, January 27
Round Robin - Listed in order played
Washington 38 Utah 9
Oregon 22 Phoenix 19

Finals
Arizona 28 Oregon 22 - Championship
Phoenix 45 Washington 25 - 3rd Place

 
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