Saturday’s high schools roundup: Detroit Loyola wins 32nd straight

By James Hawkins
Special to The Detroit News

Detroit Loyola scored 39 unanswered points and extended its regular-season winning streak to 32 in a 46-18 rout of Detroit Country Day at U-D Jesuit on Saturday.

Holding a slim 7-6 lead, Loyola widened the margin after Patrick Harbin recorded a safety and Anthony Frierson had a 25-yard interception return to make it 17-6 with 10:07 left in the second. Loyola added a 50-yard touchdown pass from Nick Lee to Harvey Caddell to take a comfortable 24-6 lead into halftime.

Loyola continued to pull away as Harbin scored from a yard out and another Loyola safety made it 33-6 with 4:11 remaining in the third.

Then in the fourth, Loyola tacked on a pair of touchdowns on Marvin Campbell’s 1-yard run and Harbin’s 7-yard run for a 46-6 lead with 5:16 left.

Campbell finished with 85 yards rushing on 14 carries and Lee was 4-of-8 for 107 yards for Loyola (3-0). Caddell also had a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown and Frierson led the defense with six tackles, two interceptions and a pass deflection.

Joe Bergin scored on a 2-yard run and a 37-yard fumble return for Country Day (1-2).

Loyola’s last regular-season loss was to Allen Park Cabrini, 27-22, on Oct. 8, 2010.

More football

Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 21, Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 14: Tommy Jackson ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and Connor McCarron threw for 191 yards and had a 45-yard touchdown pass to Robert Whitaker for Liggett (2-1, 1-0 MIAC). Oakland Christian is 1-2, 0-1.

Menominee 37, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 23: Justin Brilinski rushed for 223 yards on 36 carries and threw for 95 on 8-of-15 passing for Menominee (3-0). Matthew Durkin scored on runs of 1 and 5 yards, and Anthony Gunn had 10 carries for 115 yards and completed a 36-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Mukhtar for Notre Dame (1-2).

Boys soccer

Birmingham Roeper 6, Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest 0: Max Whipple had three goals, Simon Roennecke had two goals, Andy Reed scored once and Calvin Lind made 11 saves to record his second shutout for Roeper (8-1, 5-1 MIAC).

Volleyball

At the Livonia Ladywood Invitational, Marysville went 5-1 and bested Monroe, 25-21, 26-24, in the final to win the tournament.

Marysville beat Birmingham Groves, 25-20, 25-8, in its first match, lost to Monroe, 25-21, 25-23, and defeated Rochester Adams, 25-14, 25-19, in the final game of pool play.

Then, Marysville knocked off Ladywood, 25-11, 25-11, in the quarterfinals before ousting Livonia Churchill, 15-25, 25-13, 15-12, in the semifinals to set up the rematch with Monroe in the finale.

Ali Bastianelli finished with 53 kills, 21 blocks and nine aces, Bailey Bowns served 38 points and had 37 digs, and Payton Husson had 35 kills and 14 blocks for Marysville (19-3), which opens up MAC Red play on Tuesday against Romeo.