St. Al drops two to MSD

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 16, 2004

[1/16/04]Despite 24 points from Anthony Rector and 19 from Kyle Richards, St. Aloysius fell to the Mississippi School for the Deaf, 63-59.

The loss drops the Flashes (6-10, 4-2 Region 7-1A) out of a tie for first place in the region.

The Bulldogs led 27-26 at the half and pulled ahead to 45-38 in the third quarter.

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“In the second half, they just got out and ran, and that’s not our style,” St. Al coach Paul Hayden said.

In the girls game, Angela Scott scored a game-high 17 points to lead MSD past St. Al 52-41.

Sarah Kerut netted 12 points for the Lady Flashes (7-9, 3-3), and Caitlin Moak added 10.