Doubling up the wins By PAUL WATSON
St. Michael’s School was looking for a perfect weekend in the Sunday Youth Basketball League.
The boys team trailed by six points heading into the final quarter of Sunday’s game versus Little Flower School, but the deficit did not stop them.
St. Michael’s rallied back in the fourth to defeat Little Flower and get a perfect 2-0 weekend, 43-38.
Little Flower led after each of the first three quarters, including 18-15 at halftime and 31-25 heading to the fourth.
St. Michael’s scored 18 points in the final period, eight coming from Jaleen Sauls, to pull out the win.
Sauls led St. Michael’s (5-2 overall) with 18 points, while Tyler Young had 12 and Noah Young had nine.
Seth Blevins led Little Flower (8-2) with 16 points, while Greg Lawrence had 12.
St. Michael’s started the weekend with a 52-34 victory over Our Lady Star of the Sea School on Saturday. St. Michael’s led 19-17 at halftime, then pulled away in the second half for the win.
All four players scoring for St. Michael’s finished in double figures. Tyler Young led the team with 19 points, while Noah Young had 12. Cameron Smith added 11 points, while Sauls had 10.
Brendan Dziekiewicz led Our Lady (1-9) with 11 points, while David Nehf had 10 and Brian Quinn added nine.
Mother Catherine Spalding School edged Father Andrew White School on Saturday, 29-26.
Mother Catherine led 16-13 at halftime and 21-20 heading to the fourth quarter. Still up by one with 25 seconds left in regulation, Brandon Lowe hit two key free throws to give Mother Catherine the three-point win.
Lowe led Mother Catherine (4-5) with nine points, while Hank Bowling and Michael Sullivan each had eight. Jordan Jones led Father Andrew White (4-5) with 11 points, while Jake O’Hara had seven.
Father Andrew White rebounded on Sunday with a 39-29 victory over St. John’s School. Father Andrew White led 12-7 at halftime and 25-18 after three quarters.
Jones led Father Andrew White with 15 points, including 10 of the team’s 14 fourth-quarter points, while O’Hara had eight.
Cameron Russell led St. John’s (2-6) with 13 points, including eight of the team’s 11 points in the third quarter.
Archbishop Neale School defeated Mother Catherine on Sunday, 54-15. Archbishop Neale led 36-13 at halftime.
Archbishop Neale (10-0) had nine different players score in the contest. Ryan Oglesby led the team with 11 points, while Kyle Simon had eight. Lowe and Bowling each had six points to lead Mother Catherine.
Father Andrew White girls win twice
Father Andrew White started the weekend off with a 38-6 victory over Mother Catherine on Saturday. Father Andrew White led 28-3 at halftime.
Father Andrew White (9-1) had eight different players score in the contest. MacKenzie Loewe led the team with 16 points, while Michaela Guy had nine. Ashley Ramsey led Mother Catherine (3-8) with four points.
Sunday, Father Andrew White picked up a 42-16 victory over St. John’s. Father Andrew White led 28-7 at halftime.
Loewe led Father Andrew White with 21 points, while Guy had eight. Erin Treutler led St. John’s (0-8) with 12 points.
Our Lady pulled away in the second half en route to a 36-27 victory over St. Michael’s on Saturday.
The game was tied at 15 at halftime, then Our Lady outscored St. Michael’s 13-4 in the third quarter en route to the win.
Erin Balderson led Our Lady (6-5) with 25 points, while Ashlee Gorman led St. Michael’s (1-7) with 18 points.
Little Flower edged St. Michael’s on Sunday, 19-16. Little Flower led 5-4 at halftime and 11-9 after three quarters.
Katherine Baile led Little Flower (4-4) with seven points, while Gorman led St. Michael’s with nine points.
Archbishop Neale picked up a 28-11 victory over Mother Catherine on Sunday.
Archbishop Neale led 10-6 at halftime and put the game out of reach in the fourth quarter, outscoring Mother Catherine 11-2.
Julia Vogel led Archbishop Neale (6-3) with 12 points, while Jennah Hutson led Mother Catherine with 10 points.