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St. John the Baptist 63, Canisius 52

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr.

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr. makes a leaping effort to try to keep the ball from going out of bounds in the first quarter. (March 4, 2012) Credit: James Escher

Tavon Ginyard scored six of his 15 points during a 10-2 run to end the second quarter and kick off the third, as St. John the Baptist continued its unlikely postseason run, defeating Canisius, 63-52, in the state CHSAA semifinals at LIU Post.

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr.
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr. makes a leaping effort to try to keep the ball from going out of bounds in the first quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #14 Vincent Yancigay, right,
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #14 Vincent Yancigay, right, drives past Canisius' Matthew Hart in the third quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #20 Vincent Abbondola, left,
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #20 Vincent Abbondola, left, looks to pass around Canisius' #33 Matt MacDonald in the fourth quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #4 Tavon Ginyard shoots
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #4 Tavon Ginyard shoots a jumper in the second quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr.,
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #1 Charles Joyner, Jr., right, eyes the basket as Canisius' Adam Weir defends him in the first quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #20 Vincent Abbondola, right,
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #20 Vincent Abbondola, right, drives past Canisius' Adam Weir in the fourth quarter. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's Tavon Ginyard reacts as
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's Tavon Ginyard reacts as the final seconds tick down on his team's 63-52 win over Canisius. (March 4, 2012)

St. John the Baptist's #4 Tavon Ginyard shoots
Credit: James Escher

St. John the Baptist's #4 Tavon Ginyard shoots a jumper in the first quarter against Canisius. (March 4, 2012)

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