Towson Catholic edges McDonogh

Basketball

February 03, 2007|By From staff reports

Malcolm Delaney went 5-for-6 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter as visiting No. 1 Towson Catholic edged No. 8 McDonogh, 69-68, last night.

The Owls (21-4) led by as many as eight points down the stretch before McDonogh rallied. With three seconds left, Brandon Herbert (20 points) made a three-pointer to cut the lead to one, but the Eagles got no closer.

Delaney finished with 20 points. McDonogh's Gerrard Sheppard had 18.

No. 2 St. Frances 66, Calvert Hall 56 -- Anthony Oquendo scored 18 and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the host Panthers (19-7) to a victory over the Cardinals. Braxton Dupree scored 30 for Calvert Hall.

No. 4 Broadneck 75, Arundel 67 -- Clyde Gross (17 points) and Mike Atkins (14 points) led the host Bruins (17-1).

No. 9 Lake Clifton 48, Mervo 45 -- Maurice Elliot scored on a pass from Neal Brown with 45 seconds remaining in overtime to give the host Lakers (13-3) the win over the Mustangs.

No. 12 River Hill 86, Marriotts Ridge 66 -- Tommy Brenton scored 44 and grabbed 18 rebounds as the host Hawks (15-2) beat the Mustangs.

Aberdeen 45, Bel Air 44 -- Darnell Blevans hit two free throws with 12 seconds remaining as the host Eagles (9-7) edged their Harford County rival. Davon Sadler had 12 points for Aberdeen.

Montverde (Fl.) 72, John Carroll 51 -- Gary Clark scored 23 points for the Eagles (26-0), ranked No. 8 in the USA Today Super 25, defeated the Patriots (24-6) last night in Orlando, Florida. Josh Selby scored 15 to lead the Patriots.

Girls

No. 1 St. Frances 59, St. Paul's 25 -- Tanika Jeffers (11 points, three steals) led the host Panthers (21-3) past the Gators.

No. 3 Seton Keough 46, Roland Park 29 -- The host Gators (20-3) were led by Asya Bussie, who scored 14.

No. 4 Arundel 79, Broadneck 23 -- Simone Egwu scored 20 and Ashley Davis had 17 as the visiting Wildcats (14-3) beat the Bruins.

No. 5 McDonogh 72, St. John's-CP 54 -- Brittany Mallory scored 18 to power the visiting Eagles (17-4) past the Vikings (3-14).

No. 7 Western 51, Dunbar 31 -- The visiting Doves (14-4) built a 10-point lead going into halftime and went on to defeat the Poets (13-2).

Howard 45, No. 8 Mount Hebron 41 -- The host Lions (7-11) overcame a 27-19 halftime deficit to upset the Vikings. Brandey Wingate-Holland had 15 points and six rebounds for Howard.

Walbrook 64, Douglass 51 -- Meshelle Davis scored 41 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the host Warriors. She made 19 field goals, including one three-pointer.

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