Navy 64, Mount St. Mary’s 56

J.J. Avila scored 19 points to lead four Navy players in double

figures as the Midshipmen defeated Mount St. Mary’s 64-56 Sunday


Jordan Sugars added 15 points and 11 rebounds, Thurgood Wynn

scored 12 points and Worth Smith had 11 points for the Midshipmen

(3-4), who snapped a four-game losing streak.

Kelvin Parker scored 14 points and Chad Holley got all 11 of his

in the second half to pace the Mountaineers (1-4), who lost their

third straight.

Navy led 43-29 with 17:08 remaining in the game after a

3-pointer by Sugars, but Mount St. Mary’s shot 55.6 percent (10 of

18) in the second half to cut into the lead. A 3-pointer by Holley

with 3:08 left trimmed the margin to 57-54.

Sugars answered with a 3-pointer for Navy at the 2:34 mark, and

the Mountaineers got no closer than five points the rest of the