Steve Roblin scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half as Catonsville, playing at home, stunned seventh-ranked Mount St. Joseph, 58-43, in boys basketball last night.
The Comets (3-1) trailed 19-0 after the first six minutes but pulled within 25-23 at halftime behind Mike Haynie's 10 second-quarter points. Catonsville then scored the first four points of the second half for its first lead, 27-25.
The Comets used an 8-0 run late in the final period to take a 48-38 lead with 4 1/2 minutes left. Andy Ford (10 points) scored five points during the spurt and Catonsville pulled away with late free throws.
The Gaels (5-1) scored just 24 points over the final 42 minutes, including only seven in the fourth quarter, in losing to Catonsville for the second year in a row.
Roman Catholic 60, No. 1 Archbishop Spalding 53: All-Metro swingman Tremaine Robinson scored 24 points as the Cavaliers (4-2) fell to the Cahillites, the nation's sixth-ranked team from Philadelphia, in the opening game of the Gonzaga Classic at Washington's Gonzaga High School.
Roman Catholic (4-0) was led by 6-foot-9 Eddie Griffin, who dominated the paint with 28 points against the much shorter Cavaliers (4-2), who do not have a player over 6-4.
Spalding will play the Western Christian (Tex.)-Bishop Laughlin (N.Y.) loser at 3 p.m. today as the tournament shifts to American University.
No. 4 Dunbar 81, Chesapeake-B 43: Calvin Dotson scored 21 to power the Poets (2-2) past the host Bayhawks. Dunbar went on a 30-10 run in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Charles Hawes led Chesapeake with 18. Pierre Tucker added 17 for Dunbar.
No. 10 Lake Clifton 58, Mervo 49: Damien Spence had a game-high 22 points, including 14 in the first half, to lead the host Lakers (1-3) over the Mustangs. Lake Clifton never trailed and led by as many as 12 early in the third period.
No. 16 Milford Mill 73, Eastern Tech 61: Jacen Drummond and Richard Johnson combined for 36 points as the Millers (3-1) downed the host Mavericks (1-3).
Severna Park 63, No. 19 Broadneck 43: Trever Quinn scored 10 of his game-high 23 points in the opening period, and the visiting Falcons (3-1) never trailed in the Anne Arundel County League win. Pat Cording led Broadneck (0-3) with 18 points.
No. 4 Arundel 76, Chesapeake-AA 45: Najmah Fauntleroy had 28 points as the Wildcats (3-0) blistered the host Cougars (2-1).
No. 5 River Hill 61, Wilde Lake 46: The Hawks (5-0) -- led by Greeba Outen-Barlow with 20 points and seven assists -- went on a 17-8 run late in the third quarter en route to a decisive win over the visiting Wildecats (4-1).
Bryanna Herring led Wilde Lake with 18 points.
No. 6 Archbishop Spalding 54, Mount de Sales 32: Carlisa Howard had 14 points and four steals, and Latoya Strong chipped in 11 points as the visiting Cavaliers (5-2, 3-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland) ran their winning streak to five games.
Spalding outscored the Sailors (0-3) 31-11 over the middle periods and led 39-14 at the end of the third period.
No. 8 Mount Hebron 54, Hammond 34: Lauren Kickham and Erin Jaschik each had 16 points as the Vikings (4-0) overwhelmed the Eagles (2-2) in Howard County League action. Melissa Workman's 15 points and 11 rebounds led Hammond.
Annie Collins' three-pointer at the halftime buzzer put Mount Hebron ahead, 27-19, at the break. The Vikings' lead grew from there, as they outscored Hammond, 13-2, in the third quarter.
No. 11 Severna Park 36, Broadneck 26: Natalie Hicks scored 13 points, and the Falcons (3-0) out-rebounded the host Bruins, 45-33, in an Anne Arundel County League game.
No. 12 Meade 50, North County 46: Latonya Eldridge scored 19 points as the Mustangs (3-0) downed the host Knights (1-2), who failed to get coach Sally Entsminger her 300th career victory.
North County trailed 48-46 in the final 30 seconds before baskets by Eldridge and Lay Hicks clinched the win for Meade.
Leondra Bright's 18 points led North County.
No. 14 Centennial 55, Long Reach 40: The Hammond sisters, senior Darlena and sophomore Jasmine, combined for 27 points as the Eagles raced past the host Lightning in a Howard County League game. The Eagles (2-1) jumped out to a 32-19 lead at the half.
Ashley Evans chipped in with 10 points for Centennial.
No. 18 Glenelg 57, Howard 33: Stephanie Howell scored 20 points and Heather Young added 15 and five steals as the Gladiators (4-1) won their third straight. Glenelg used a 20-point third quarter to move ahead, 44-20, entering the last period.