From Sun staff reports
Ryan Conway and Cameron Byers each scored 19 points for the No. 5 Dulaney boys basketball team that hung with national powerhouse Neumann-Goretti (Pa.) through two overtimes before falling 83-78 in triple overtime at the Governor's Challenge in Wicomico on Friday.
The Saints improved to 6-1 and the Lions fell to 5-1.
Dulaney trailed 36-20 at the half. Neumann-Goretti built a 22-point lead in the third quarter before the Lions rallied in the fourth quarter. Dulaney took a 53-53 lead on a 3-pointer by Isaiah Cornish (17 points) with four minutes left in regulation.
Saints'Christian Ings (20 points) hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds to tie the score at 59 and force overtime. The Lions had the ball with 20.4 seconds left in overtime and a tied score of 66-66, but failed to convert. The game was tied at 74 after two overtimes. Dulaney got within 78-76 with 1:53 to go in the third overtime, but was outscored the rest of the way, 5-2.
Ja'cor Smith had a game-high 24 points for Neumann-Goretti.