The LIT tournament stays with BL on Lave Ave ! A big win over West Nottingham by a final score of 75 - 68.Sam Grace and Cameron Watts led BL with 23 and 22 points each. Both were named to the All Tournament Team and Sam Grace was named MVP of the tournament ! GO LAKERS
The Lakers travelled to The Kiski School in Saltsberg, PA this weekend for the The Kiski Tip-Off Tournament and came away with three wins and a championship trophy.
On Friday, a 31 point third quarter buoyed the Lakers to a win over Malvern Prep out of Philadelphia by a final score of 78-63. In the game, Cam Spencer recorded a triple double with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, Sam Grace scored 24 points on 8-10 shooting on 3 pointers, and Jake Nichols scored 17 points and grabbed 8 boards.
The win advanced the Lakers to the semi-finals on Saturday against International Sports Academy, a first year program from outside of Cleveland, OH that boasts several nationally rated recruits. Behind Cam Spencer's 32 points, the Lakers led from start to finish and got a 60-52 victory to send them to the championship.
In the championship, the Lakers were pitted against Ontario-based Father Henry Carr, a Canadian Prep League powerhouse program. Behind some hot shooting and good defense, they raced out to a 40-22 halftime lead. The Crusaders battled back before BL secured the win with stops on the defensive end and free throws late. The final score was 67-60. Sam Grace led the team in scoring with 17 points, Cameron Watts had 16, and Cam Spencer finished with 13.
The Lakers, who are now 5-1, travel to Mt. Carmel Wednesday looking for a sixth straight win in their first MIAA A Conference matchup of the season
Cam Spencer '19 and Sam Grace '19 were both named to the MIAA "A" All-Conference basketball team. This is Cam's second year as an All-Conference selection. In 17 "A" Conference games Cam averaged 25 points, 7 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. Sam hit 70 threes on the season in league action and shot 45% from downtown while averaging 13 points per game.
Cam Spencer was also named the SportsMajor.com Player of the Year and Coach Cliff Rees was named the Coach of the Year. Sam Grace was named to the second team.
BL Varsity Basketball defeats Glenelg Country in the MIAA A conference quarterfinals. BL 64 GC 53 Join us on Thursday, February 21 at 6:30 pm in the Gelston when the Lakers jump into action against St. Francis for the MIAA A Semifinals.
Our #3 ranked Lakers went on the road Friday to John Carroll and defeated the Patriots in their final regular season contest.
Cam Spencer, the Baltimore metro area's best player, finished with 2 in traffic slams and 27 pts. Jake Nichols had 23 pts, Sam Grace 12pts, and Kendell Walker had 10pts.
The Lakershow finished at 29-5 overall record, 15-2 in conference play. We are the #1 seed in the Black division.
We host the Dragons of GCS on Tuesday, 19 February in the Gelston Athletic Center @ 6p.
MIAA QUARTERFINAL PLAYOFF GAMES
TUESDAY, FEB. 19 Red #4 Glenelg Country at Black #1 Boys’ Latin Black #4 John Carroll at Red #1 Mount St. Joseph Red #3 Loyola Blakefield at Black #2 McDonogh Black #3 Annapolis Area Christian at Red #2 St. Frances
Cameron Spencer - Boys Latin Varsity Basketball - was selected as Prep Player of the Week. Fox 45 interviewed him a this afternoon. The segment will air tonight at 1130. Congratulations Cameron ! GO LAKERS