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Posted on Thu. Dec. 27, 2012 - 12:01 am EDT


Wayne tops North as tempers flare late

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Justin Mitchell scored 27 points and Jescus Mitchell added 14 points, as the Wayne boys basketball team defeated North Side 63-59 in the SAC tournament Wednesday night in which a fight nearly broke out.

The sixth-seeded Generals, playing at home, staved off a late rally from the third-seeded Redskins.

Wayne’s Kye Black and North Side’s Sean McGee were ejected after the skirmish.

Nygel Jones led North Side with 12 points.

Wayne (6-1) led 50-40 entering the fourth quarter, but North Side (5-4) got within two.

NORTHROP 76, SOUTH SIDE 71: Bryson Scott scored 23 points for the Bruins, who held off a late 24-19 run by the Archers.

Scott got 18 of his points in the second half, including 11 in the third quarter, when the Bruins went on a 24-18 run to take a 57-47 lead.

Antonio Richmond aided Northrop with 17 points.

South Side’s Domonique Gleason had 22 points, 10 of which came at the free-throw line. Aaron Montgomery had 17 points.

CONCORDIA 69, BISHOP DWENGER 49: Brian Gremaux’s 17 points led the Cadets, who were up five points before a 24-12 second-quarter run. D.J. McCall added 13 points and Thomas Starks had 12.

The Saints’ Grady Eifert scored 13 points.


CONCORDIA 66, WAYNE 44: Courtney Smith’s 20 points led Concordia. She had 11 of the Cadets’ 19 points in the first quarter, when they got out to a 15-point lead.

DeJour Young added 16 points.

Wayne was paced by Carmen James’ 20 points.

SNIDER 67, NORTHROP 30: Meredith Shipman’s 19 points paced the Panthers. She did most of her damage in the first quarter with 12 of the Panthers’ 22 points, as they built a 15-point lead over the Bruins. Aleah Swary paced the Bruins with 18 points.

SOUTH SIDE 72, NORTH SIDE 19: The Archers got off to a 19-4 lead and never looked back.

Lakesha LaMaster-Stephens paced South Side with 13 points.

Lynnia Noel added 11.

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