Owls will challenge the host Mavericks for the MV Holiday crown

Dundalk and host Manchester Valley each won their opening round games in the boys’ side of the Manchester Valley Holiday Tournament, Wednesday afternoon, setting up a championship game between the Owls and the host Mavericks at 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening in Carroll County.

Dundalk advances with a 62-49 win over Howard as Jaylon and Michael Johnson combined for 26 points. Dundalk led by six at the half, but it was just a four-point game going into the final quarter.

Rayonte Brown and Tremayne Martin added 11 points each for the Owl. Justin Hendricks led Howard with 14 points and Kyle Colbert netted 12.

Manchester Valley won for just the second time this season with a 64-56 decision over Fallston. Hunter Olshefski controlled the boards with eight rebounds for the Mavericks.

Fallston and Howard will meet at 1:00 in Thursday’s consolation game.