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Concordia’s Courtney Smith drives the lane against Wayne during the first quarter of their game Wednesday in the SAC tournament at Wayne.
HIGH SCHOOLS

Wayne tops North as tempers flare late

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.

Girls

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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