Detroit Loyola sophomore Ryan Martin (11) drives to the basket on Tuesday against Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.
Posted Tuesday, March 31,2021
Detroit Loyola continued its strong postseason run with an impressive 61-37 victory over Catholic High School League rival Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett in a Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3, Region 23 semifinal on Tuesday, March 30, at Detroit East English Village.
Loyola led 15-11 after one quarter and expanded the lead to 43-20 at halftime.
Sophomore Dashawn Martin led the Bulldogs with 16 points. Sophomore Ryan Martin scored 13 points. Sophomore Amare Stevens added 10 points in the win.
Loyola (10-4) advances to face Warren Michigan Collegiate (13-6) in the regional final on Thursday, April 1. Michigan Collegiate had already
advanced to the regional final as their opponent, Memphis, forfeited.
In 2020, Loyola reached the District 91 championship game against Jalen Rose before the pandemic forced cancellation of the remaining playoffs.
In 2019, Loyola advanced to the regional finals, falling to Erie Mason.
Detroit Loyola sophomore Dashawn Martin (2) drives to the basket on Tuesday against Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.
Detroit Loyola sophomore Amare Stevens (1) drives to the basket on Tuesday against Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.
Detroit Loyola sophomore Victor Robinson (5) puts up a shot on Tuesday against Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett.