Spruell’s 21 spark the Mustangs to a 20-point win over Glen Burnie; Harris nets 33 for Wildcats to to setup rubber match between AA Count powers

The Meade boys basketball team earned a place in Wednesday’s 4A East Region final with a decisive, 68-48, semifinal win over Glen Burnie.

Senior Bryson Spruell was the catalyst for the No. 17 Mustangs as he scored a game-high 21 points, collected 5 rebounds and captured 2 steals. Three other Mustangs scored in double-figures as well.

Andre Campbell had 12 points and 7 assists, Shawn Jones had 15 points and 8 rebounds and Savior Roberson chipped in with 11 points.

Meade (18-2) built its lead early, outscoring the Gophers (13-9) 18-11 in the first quarter and building a 37-24 lead at the half.

In the regional final, the Mustangs will face Anne Arundel County rival Arundel. Meade edged the No. 16 Wildcats, 62-61, in their fist meeting, but Arundel pulled away for 69-51 win in the Anne Arundel County Championship game 10 days ago.

Arundel (16-3) advanced with a 76-60 win over Old Mill (12-8), as Karris Scott scored 33 points. The Wildcats took also took charge early with an 18-9 first quarter burst.

In addition to Harris, Arundel received 17 points from Messiah Anderson and 11 points and 7 blocks from Azim Sana.

Pictured above: Meade’s Bryson Spruell powered the Mustangs into a 4A regional finals date with Arundel by scoring 21 points in a 68-48 semifinal win over Glen Burnie.