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 …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
First round play started Tuesday in the boys MPSSAA basketball championship tournament.
After one round of play, two local schools remain in competition for their respective region championships. The Overlea Falcons defeated their first round opponent, Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy (No. 6), in a Class 1A upset Tuesday evening. A score for the game was not immediately available. Overlea (No. 11) heads to Pikesville (No. 3) on Thursday; tip-off is at 6 p.m. An Overlea win over Pikesville, which earned a first-round bye, would see the Falcons take on the winner of a match-up between Bohemia Manor (No. 7) and Perryville (No. 2) early next week. In Class 2A competition, Loch Raven (No. 1) didn't play Tuesday night as their high seed earned them a first-round bye. The Raiders take on Owings Mills (No. 8) in a home game at 6 p.m…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Of the three local high schools, one had a first-round bye, one advanced with a first-round win and one was knocked out of the region tournament.
Parkville has lived to fight another day in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association girls basketball tournament. Their local counterparts in Overlea weren't so lucky, upset by 10th-seeded Pikesville, 45-38, according to the MPSSAA website. The No. 12 Parkville Knights, however, were on the giving end of an upset—dominating No. 5 Towson, 43-29. Parkville plays at No. 4 Digital Harbor this afternoon at 4 p.m., according to the MPSSAA website. A victory over the Baltimore City school will see the Knights take on the winner of a contest between No. 1 Aberdeen and No. 9 Franklin on Feb. 27. No. 4 Loch Raven, which earned a bye in first-round play, will host No. 5 Edmonson/Westside this afternoon. A win will see the Raiders …
Monday, February 27, 2012
A few local teams have been eliminated from contention in the state tournament.
Things are heating up in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association boys and girls basketball playoff tournaments and at least three local teams are still in contention. Games in the playoff tournament started last Thursday—now that the dust has settled here's a quick run down of which teams remain and what happened to those who have been eliminated: Girls: Boys: Good luck to all the teams still left in competition. Check out Parkville-Overlea Patch for updates during the tournament.
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!
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The varsity boys Knights basketball advanced to 10-6 after beating Dulaney.