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Little Flower boys, Mother Catherine girls are SYBL victors


Start times reflect beginning of quadrupleheadersSaturday, Dec. 1Father Andrew White at Cardinal Hickey, 9:30 a.m.Sunday, Dec. 2St. John’s at Archbishop Neale, 12:15 p.m.Little Flower at Mother Catherine, 12:15 p.m.St. Michael’s vs. Our Lady at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown, 12:15 p.m.Bye: St. Mary’s Bryantown


Staff writer

Little Flower School jumped out to a huge lead in the early going of its Sunday Youth Basketball League boys contest with Cardinal Hickey Academy on Sunday afternoon.

That huge lead would be just enough to hold off Cardinal Hickey for a 30-25 victory.

Little Flower led 18-0 after the first quarter and 19-6 at halftime. Cardinal Hickey closed to within 24-17 entering the fourth quarter, but Little Flower hung on for the victory.

Seth Blevins led Little Flower (3-1 overall) with 16 points. Frank McGarvey led Cardinal Hickey (1-2) with 15 points.

Mother Catherine Spalding School turned up the full-court pressure in the third quarter and prevailed over St. John’s School on Sunday, 27-17.

St. John’s led 12-8 at halftime after the teams were tied at 6 after one quarter. Mother Catherine outscored St. John’s 12-3 in the third quarter to pull away.

Brandon Lowe led Mother Catherine (1-2) with nine points. Nolan Repasi led St. John’s (0-3) with 11 points.

St. Michael’s School pulled away in the fourth quarter en route to a 44-20 victory over Father Andrew White School on Sunday.

St. Michael’s led 9-2 after the first quarter and 16-10 at halftime. Father Andrew White got as close as 16-13 with about three minutes left in the third quarter, but St. Michael’s outscored it 24-4 in the fourth in the win.

Tyler Young led St. Michael’s (1-1) with 20 points, while Jaleen Sauls had 14. Jordan Jones led Father Andrew White (2-2) with 11 points.

Archbishop Neale School scored in double digits in each quarter but the fourth in a 50-22 victory over St. Mary’s Bryantown School on Sunday.

Archbishop Neale led 18-3 after the first quarter and 28-8 at halftime.

Eleven different players scored for Archbishop Neale (4-0) in the contest, led by Jalen Gibbs with 14 points. Derrick Carter led St. Mary’s Bryantown (2-2) with 13 points.

Mother Catherine girls win

It was a defensive battle on the girls side between Mother Catherine and St. John’s, and it was Mother Catherine winning the battle with a 13-6 victory on Sunday.

Mother Catherine led 4-0 after the first quarter and that would be the score at halftime and entering the fourth quarter.

Ashley Ramsey led Mother Catherine (3-2) with seven points. Annie Dexter, Lindsay Remetz and Jordan Landau each had two points for St. John’s (0-3).

St. Mary’s Bryantown picked up a 20-13 victory over Archbishop Neale on Sunday.

St. Mary’s Bryantown outscored Archbishop Neale 8-2 in the second quarter to lead 9-6 at halftime and never looked back.

Emma Thompson led St. Mary’s Bryantown (2-1) with seven points. Abby Burke led Archbishop Neale (0-2) with four points.

Cardinal Hickey shut out Little Flower in two of the four quarters for a 22-9 victory on Sunday.

Cardinal Hickey led 7-2 at halftime after shutting out Little Flower 2-0 in the first quarter. Cardinal Hickey then shut out Little Flower 6-0 in the third to pull away.

Marissa Laidley and Kirsten Parker led Cardinal Hickey (3-1) with eight points each. Cassie Aud and Katherine Baile each had three points to lead Little Flower (0-2).

Father Andrew White scored in double digits in each quarter but the second in a 50-12 victory over St. Michael’s on Sunday.

Father Andrew White led 18-2 after the first quarter, as Michaela Guy and Mackenzie Loewe each had six points in the period, and 20-4 at halftime.

Loewe led Father Andrew White (5-0) with 14 points, while Sydney Guy had 10. Ashlee Gorman scored all six of St. Michael’s points in the third quarter and led the team (0-2) with eight points overall.