Senior Latoy Long poured in a game-high 14 points to lead the No. 4 seeded Arundel girls basketball team to a 57-45 victory over fifth-seeded North County last night in the Class 4A Region IV quarterfinals.
The Wildcats (15-8) received additional scoring support from guards Mary Pat Fannon and Alina Smith, who finished with 12 points each.
Arundel will advance to tomorrow's 7 p.m. semifinal round againsttop-seeded host Old Mill.
Arundel had its opportunities to end things early but allowed North County to escape the first quarter unscathed despite the Knights' dismal six-of-21 performance from the field.