Friday, March 1, 2013
After Thursday night's games, no local schools remain in the regional basketball tournaments.
The basketball postseason has drawn to a close for area schools after both Loch Raven and Overlea high schools lost region quarterfinal matchups Thursday night. The Loch Raven Raiders, who earned a number one seed and a first round bye heading into the postseason, lost a home game to Owings Mills (No. 8) Thursday night, eliminating them from competition. The final score of the game was 66-58, according to the MPSSAA website. Across town the Overlea Falcons (No. 11), fresh off a win over Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy, played at Pikesville (No. 5) where they suffered an 81-69 defeat, according to the MPSSAA website. Parkville was eliminated in the first round of the tournament with a loss to Patterson. Following a Wednesday evening loss…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The last local school in the girls basketball region tournament was knocked out with a loss Wednesday night.
After earning a first-round bye and defeating Edmondson/Westside in the second round, Loch Raven's girls were eliminated from the MPSSAA Class 2A region championship tournament Wednesday night. The Raiders (No. 4) traveled to Randallstown (No. 1) where they were soundly defeated; the final score of the game was 42-19, according to the MPSSAA website. Parkville and Overlea high schools were eliminated from competition earlier in the tournament. MPSSAA action continues this evening when the Loch Raven and Overlea boys teams compete in the regional quarterfinals. The Raiders (No. 1) take on Owings Mills (No. 8) at home in a Class 2A matchup, fresh off of a first round bye. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. Meanwhile, the Falcons (No. 11) travel to …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Play continues in the MPSSAA girls basketball state championship tournaments on Wednesday.
Three local schools had girl's teams take the court for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association basketball championship tournament. After two rounds of play, only one of those teams remains. The Loch Raven Raiders, who won 62-59 in their home contest against Edmondson/Westside Monday night, will play again on Wednesday night when the third round of the tournament begins, according to the MPSSAA website. Loch Raven (No. 4) travels to Randallstown for third round play; if Loch Raven wins, they'll take on the winner of a game between Owings Mills (No. 2) and Chesapeake (No. 3) this weekend. Parkville High School's Knights made it to the second round of the tournament with an upset victory over Towson this past weekend, but …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Parkville, Overlea and Loch Raven High Schools will vie for region titles in the MPSSAA tournament, which begins next week.
It's time again for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association region tournament in both boys and girls basketball. Check out where your local team is playing when the tournament kicks off next week. Boys Basketball Class 3A — Parkville The 12th-seed Parkville Knights take on Patterson (No. 5) at Patterson on Feb. 26. If the Knights advance they will play the winner of a contest between C. Milton Wright (No. 4) and Woodlawn (No. 13) on Feb. 28. Class 2A — Loch Raven The No. 1 seed Raiders have a first round bye and will play the winner of a contest between Owings Mills (No. 8) and Lansdowne (No. 9) at home on Feb. 28. Class 1A — Overlea The eleventh seed Falcons play an away game against Bluford Drew Jemison (No. 6) on Feb…
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Three local high schools are ready to open MPSSAA postseason basketball action.
The basketball postseason is about to begin for the boys and girls teams from Parkville, Overlea and Loch Raven high schools. The schools won't, however, play one another—each is in a different Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association classification, based upon school population. Check the .pdf documents in the gallery above to see the full bracket for each division. Boys and girls games both start this afternoon—here's a rundown of who's playing, and where: Stay tuned to Patch to keep up on results from this year's tournament, and cheer on your team as they try to make it to the state championship. Are you a proud Parkville, Overlea or Loch Raven parent? Show your team some love in the comments!