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The Sunday Youth Basketball League began its postseason tournament Sunday at St. Mary’s Ryken High School in Leonardtown.

Six first-round contests were played, three boys and three girls, with four teams receiving a pass through the second round and into the semifinals with a victory.

SYBL tournament schedule

All games will be at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown

Boys

Saturday, Feb. 23

St. John’s vs. Archbishop Neale, 10 a.m.

St. Michael’s vs. Cardinal Hickey, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24

Little Flower vs. St. Michael’s-Cardinal Hickey winner, 1:15 p.m.

St. Mary’s Bryantown vs. St. John’s-Archbishop Neale winner, 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Championship game, 6:30 p.m.

Girls

Saturday, Feb. 23

St. John’s vs. Cardinal Hickey, 11:15 a.m.

Father Andrew White vs. Mother Catherine, 1:45 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24

Our Lady vs. St. John’s-Cardinal Hickey winner, noon

Archbishop Neale vs. Father Andrew White-Mother Catherine winner, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Championship game, 5:15 p.m.

St. Mary’s Bryantown School’s boys team was the first of those four after a 36-26 first-round victory over Mother Catherine Spalding School on Sunday.

St. Mary’s Bryantown led 15-6 after the first quarter, saw Mother Catherine close the gap to 17-13 at halftime but pulled away in the third quarter, out-scoring Mother Catherine 11-5 in the period, to pick up the win.

St. Mary’s Bryantown will next play in the semifinals at 3:45 p.m. Sunday against the winner of the St. John’s School-Archbishop Neale School quarterfinal contest, which will be played at 10 a.m. Saturday. All tournament games are at Ryken.

Derrick Carter led St. Mary’s Bryantown (8-5 overall) with 15 points, and Matthew Sharkey had 11. Brandon Lowe led Mother Catherine (5-7) with 14 points.

Little Flower School is headed to the semifinals after a 43-31 first-round victory over Father Andrew White School on Sunday.

Little Flower led 13-9 after the first quarter and 24-19 at halftime, then extended the lead to double digits at 34-24 after three quarters.

Little Flower will play its semifinal game at 1:15 p.m. Sunday against the winner of the St. Michael’s School-Cardinal Hickey Academy contest, which will be played at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Seth Blevins led Little Flower (10-4) with 20 points, and Greg Lawrence had 16. Jordan Jones led Father Andrew White (5-8) with 16 points.

St. John’s moved into the quarterfinal round to meet Archbishop Neale after a 36-26 first-round victory over Our Lady Star of the Sea School on Sunday.

St. John’s led 11-9 after the first quarter, that after Our Lady scored the first seven points of the game, and 20-13 at halftime. St. John’s then extended the lead to double digits at 32-21 after three quarters.

Bradley Anderson scored seven points in the first quarter, which included two three-pointers, and led St. John’s (3-9) with 11 points, while Cameron Russell had eight. Brian Quinn led Our Lady (1-12) with 13 points.

Our Lady, Archbishop Neale girls advance to semifinals

The Our Lady girls are still playing, moving on to the semifinal round after a 23-13 first-round victory over Little Flower on Sunday.

Little Flower led 6-5 after the first quarter, but the game was tied at 9 at halftime. Our Lady shut out Little Flower 7-0 in the third quarter to help prevail to the victory.

Our Lady’s semifinal contest will come at noon Sunday against the winner of the St. John’s-Cardinal Hickey quarterfinal contest, which is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

Maleah Smith led Our Lady (8-6) with 10 points, and Erin Balderson had eight. Alice Wheaton led Little Flower (5-7) with seven points.

Archbishop Neale advanced to the semifinals after a 32-24 first-round victory over St. Mary’s Bryantown on Sunday.

Archbishop Neale led 8-7 after the first quarter and 17-15 at halftime, then pulled away in the second half.

Archbishop Neale’s semifinal contest will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday against the winner of the Father Andrew White-Mother Catherine quarterfinal contest, which is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. Saturday.

Karen Anderson and Julia Vogel each had eight points to lead Archbishop Neale (8-4), and Brenna Grooms had seven. Emma Thompson and Fiona Quenano each had eight points to lead St. Mary’s Bryantown (5-7).

St. John’s moved into the quarterfinal round to play Cardinal Hickey after a 19-16 first-round victory over St. Michael’s on Sunday.

St. John’s led 7-6 after the first quarter, 12-10 at halftime and 16-12 after three quarters.

Annie Dexter led St. John’s (1-11) with seven points, while Jamie Hamilton led St. Michael’s (1-11) with six points.

The championship games will be played Wednesday at Ryken with the girls final scheduled for 5:15 p.m. and the boys for 6:30.

pwatson@somdnews.com