Jeffers lifts No. 4 Southern-B

Two late free throws help sink No. 19 Northwestern

No. 1 Towson Catholic rolls

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January 22, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Southern-Baltimore rallied from eight points down at the start of the fourth quarter, and Brandon Jeffers made two free throws with five seconds left to clinch the fourth-ranked Bulldogs' 68-65 victory over No. 19 Northwestern yesterday at Southern.

Trailing 51-43, Melvin Scott and Darshawn Luckey each hit three-pointers and Jeffers added a basket to even the score.

Southern took the lead, 66-65, before Jeffers hit the clinching free throws, as the Bulldogs finished 14-for-18 from the line. Northwestern could not get off a shot to tie the score.

Scott finished with a game-high 29 points and added five rebounds, six assists and two steals. Luckey had 20 points and six rebounds.

The Bulldogs (10-4) played the game without starting point guard Keyon Johnson, who was ejected during Tuesday's loss to Dunbar and forced to sit out yesterday.

No. 1 Towson Catholic 80, Gibbons 58: Keith Jenifer scored 23 points and Darnell Hopkins added 14 for the visiting Owls. Ellis Hopkins led Gibbons with 16 points.

No. 5 McDonogh 75, Gilman 33: Jazwyn Cowan had 21 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks, and the Eagles (14-4) jumped out to a 19-4 first-quarter lead in their victory at Gilman. David Lunn added 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists for McDonogh.

No. 8 Calvert Hall 49, Loyola 46: Delbert Randall had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the visiting Cardinals withstood a late rally by Loyola. Trailing by eight points with 1: 20 left, the Dons eventually pulled within two points, but Jared Woodley, who finished with 13 points, made one of two free throws for the final margin.

No. 9 St. Frances 53, Goretti 40: Tavon McKoy had 18 points and five assists and Gerald Brown had 14 points, seven rebounds and three steals to lead the visiting Panthers (11-3) to victory.

No. 13 Randallstown 69, Parkville 44: The Rams led by 13 points at the half and used a 19-3 fourth quarter to defeat visiting Parkville. Aaron Hutchinson had 16 of his game-high 18 points in the first half for Randallstown (13-1). Levi Stukes added 12 points off the bench for the victors.

No. 15 Walbrook 94, Northern 62: Daevon Haskins had 27 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and eight steals to boost the visiting Warriors (13-2). Haskins helped turn the game around with an alley-oop to Jamal Booker, who contributed with 16 points nine rebounds, five assists and four steals. Justin Veney led Northern with 19 points, seven rebounds and two assists.

Southwestern 89, Mervo 72: Michael Jones scored 31 points, including four three-pointers, and had 18 rebounds, seven steals and three blocks to help the Sabers improve to 9-3. Southwestern's Tyrone Duncan had 14 points and six steals, and teammate Marcus Felder added 12 points, 13 assists and eight steals. Donald Thomas led Mervo with 17 points.

Calvary Baptist 75, Clinton Christian 52: On the strength of Ken Case's 21 points, 16 rebounds, four steals and three assists and Ryan Neiswender's 21 points and six assists, the Knights improved to 15-0. Tremain Davis led Clinton Christian with 36 points.

Girls

No. 9 Milford Mill 85, Towson 37: Mandy Clark scored 24 points, including four three-pointers, and added six rebounds, five assists and seven steals to lead the host Millers (6-3). Kristin Smith added 17 points and seven rebounds for Milford Mill.

Parkville 54, No. 14 Randallstown 43: The Knights jumped out to a 22-9 halftime lead en route to an upset at Parkville. Randallstown outscored Parkville 10-2 in the third quarter to get within 24-19. But Parkville (9-4) made 18 free throws in the final period to secure the victory. Michelle Manella scored 15 points and Stephanie Curnoles added 14 points, six rebounds, four assists and eight steals.

No. 15 North Carroll 50, Liberty 37: Heather Easter had 18 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals, and teammate Candace Jeffery added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the host Lions (12-2).

Towson Catholic 55, Arlington Baptist 41: Sisters Erica and Megan Haywood led the Owls to their 11th win in 15 games. Erica had 17 points, 26 rebounds and six blocked shots, and Megan scored nine of her 19 points on three-pointers.

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