Carroll’s Jones elevates his game in spotlight

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On the national stage, Derrick Jones turned in one of his best games of the season.

The Archbishop Carroll senior scored 31 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as his Patriots earned a 77-68 win over Chicago powerhouse Simeon in the Hoop Hall Classic in Springfield, Mass., Saturday.

Dave Beatty was near a double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds, and John Rigbsy and Josh Sharkey chipped in 11 points apiece for the Patriots (10-4). Ryan Daly also added 10 points for Carroll, which was playing opposition from a seventh different state this season.

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