Bishop Gorman Pulls Away from Lone Peak

Bishop Gorman (NV) defeated Lone Peak (UT) 66-57 to advance to the semifinal round of the consolation bracket of the 2017 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.

TURNING POINT:  After trailing most of the game and the score tied 57-57 with 4:00 to play, Bishop Gorman scored the final nine points of the game to pull away from Lone Peak.  During the final three minutes of action, Lone Peak had a pair of turnovers and misfired on three shots from the field.  Meanwhile, the Gaels connected on 7-of-8 from the free throw line in that same span to secure the win..

BISHOP GORMAN LEADERS:  Will McClendon came off of the bench to lead the Gaels with 21 points.  Jamal Bey, who will play college ball at Washington, scored 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds.

LONE PEAK LEADERS:  Chantry Ross led Lone Peak with 20 points while teammate Max Brenchley chipped in with 16 points..

RECORDS:  Bishop Gorman 10-2.  Lone Peak 7-3.

:  Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV), Lone Peak (Highland, UT).

WHAT’S NEXT:Bishop Gorman advances to the semifinal round of the consolation bracket and will face winner of the Spartanburg Day (SC)/Albany (NY) match-up on Friday at 5:15 p.m.Lone Peak will face the loser of that same contest at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.



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