Travel to the state semifinals at Comcast Center

Patterson will have buses available to and from the Comcast Center for Friday night’s game. The fee is $10 per person for the round trip (not including the $8 ticket for entry) and the bus will leave at 6 p.m. for the 9 p.m. game vs. Potomac.

To reserve a spot, e-mail coach Poopie at or text him at 443-882-7748.


Region Champs! Patterson defeats Randallstown, 73-63


The Patterson Clippers are headed back to Comcast Center.

Four players scored in double figures as Patterson defeated Randallstown on its home floor, 73-63, to win the 2A North region.

The Clippers (21-4) are region champs for the third time in four years. In 2011, they advanced to the 4A title game and in 2012 they won the 3A state title. Patterson will face 2A South region champion Potomac on Friday at 9 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Comcast Center.

Kwynten Brooks led the Clippers with 17 points and chipped in five rebounds. He went 11 of 12 from the free throw line. Dereck Oliver had 16 points; Dawan Bass had 12 points, eight rebounds and four steals; and Rysheed Corbin had 14 points, all but two coming at the free throw line. He also added five assists.

As a team, Patterson shot 36 of 50 from the free throw line.

Randallstown led by as many as nine points in the first quarter and went into half up 30-28. But Patterson retook the lead in the third quarter and led 54-40 before Randallstown made a final push.

In all, every player who entered the game for Patterson scored. Desmond Brown had four points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots; Fortune Okigweh had four points, five rebounds and two blocks; Daquan Jones had three points; Christion Adams had two points; and Tyquan Pointer had one point.

The Clippers outrebounded Randallstown 39-26 en route to their decisive victory.

Ticket and travel information for Friday’s game will be available early next week.

Patterson defeats Dunbar, 70-58, in 2A North Section I Semifinal

Four Patterson Clippers scored in double figures, led by Dawan Bass’ 11th double-double, as they defeated Dunbar, 70-58, in a 2A North Section I Semifinal.

The Clippers (19-4) advance to face Western Tech in the Section I Final tomorrow at 5 p.m. at Patterson.

Bass finished with 18 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, notching his second double-double against Dunbar this season. Rysheed Corbin had 16 points and six rebounds; Dereck Oliver had 13 points and five assists; and Kwynten Brooks had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists.

Patterson had one of its better shooting nights on the year, finishing 24 of 48 (50 percent) from the field and 20 of 25 (80 percent) from the free throw line. The Clippers led by as many as 18 points in the first half and went into halftime leading 37-23.

Desmond Brown (four points), Christion Adams (six points) and Fortune Okigweh (two points) rounded out the scoring for Patterson.