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Cape falls to St. Georges Tech 64-55

By Dave Frederick | Mar 06, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook Cape senior guards Toney Floyd and Tyreik Burton share a moment after the final buzzer of the DIAA state semifinal loss to St. Georges.

Cape didn't go down in flames, but went down trailing smoke. The Vikings came all the way back from a 54-33 deficit after the Hawks ran 15 unanswered points to trail 61-55 with a minute to play, but just couldn't pull off the miracle comeback.

Toney Floyd was the stuff for Cape all night long, leading all scorers with 23 points.

Jon Jon Warren finished with 12 points, and Tyreik Burton had 11. Both seniors had off nights. Cape turned the ball over 14 times, while the Hawks had 13 turnovers.

Lamar Hamrick, the sophomore star for the Hawks, finished with 22 points.

"We picked a bad night to have a bad night," coach Steve Re said after the game. "But our late-season run was a testament to the toughness of our kids. I was very proud of them. The experience of playing at The Bob will stay with them forever and inspire our younger kids to work to get back."

Salesianum went on to win the state championship, beating Saint Georges in the finals game 50-45. Salesianum won the game despite shooting 14-34 from the free-throw line.

 

Senior forward Jon Jon Warren jams one home during the second half of the Vikings' loss to St. Georges. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Senior guard Toney Floyd speeds up court during a second-half fast break. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior guard Tyreik Burton drives baseline on St. Georges' Jordan Eldridge. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape guard Toney Floyd goes up and under for a deuce. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jordan Howell goes to the hoop on St. Georges' Darrall Mosley. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jon Jon Warren drives in the paint on St. Georges' Lamar Hamrick. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape junior defensive specialist Solomon Cox guards St. Georges' forward Lamar Hamrick. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape guard Ryan Thornburg plays tough defense on St. Georges' Paul Brown. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape coach Steve Re calls out a defensive play. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Toney Floyd goes in for two. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape coach Steve Re gives instructions during a time-out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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