Patterson beats Carver, 79-40, to advance to 2A North final

All 11 players scored for Patterson, which cruised to a 79-40 win over Carver in the 2A North Region Section I finals.

Earl Ross had eight points and eight rebounds.
Earl Ross had eight points and eight rebounds.

The Clippers (20-5) will host Randallstown at 5 p.m. on Monday for the 2A North championship and a spot at the Xfinity Center. Patterson is seeking its fourth region title in the last five years. It defeated Randallstown in last year’s 2A North region final.

Dereck Oliver led all scorers with 17 points and three assists. Gary Blackston finished with 14 points, eight assists, four rebounds, two steals and two blocks. As a team, Patterson assisted on 24 of its 28 made baskets.

The Clippers never trailed and were only tied once with Carver, at 2-2. They then went on a 13-0 run and the lead only built from there. They went into the half leading 45-21 and the lead ballooned to as many as 41 points.

Tyquan Pointer chipped in 12 points, four assists and four steals; Earl Ross had eight points and eight rebounds; Demetrich Williams had eight points, four rebounds and three steals; G’Waun Williams had five points and two assists; and Koran Moore had four points, seven rebounds, four blocks and two assists.

Other scorers included Christion Adams (four points, four rebounds), Richard Hibbert (three points, three rebounds, three assists), and Tyriek Clark, who scored his first point on the season.

Patterson forced Carver into 27 turnovers and held it to 31.4 percent shooting from the field.

Admission for Monday’s game is $5. Activity cards are not accepted. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as the game is expected to sell out.



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