St. John's pulls away late with 60-45 district semifinal win over Springfield


St. John’s Jesuit hit eight of its nine fourth-quarter shots and pulled away late in a 60-45 victory over Springfield in a Division I boys district semifinal Thursday night at Savage Arena.

The Titans (18-6) were led in scoring by Gabe Kynard and Anthony Glover, who each had 14 points, and Parker Ernsthauseon added nine points and nine rebounds.

The Blue Devils (16-6), co-champions of the Northern Lakes League, were paced by 14 points from Manny Durden and 12 from Mason Durden.

St. John’s will face City League champion Bowsher (23-2) for the district championship here Saturday at 7:30 p.m.