Hoops Game of the Week: No. 4 Mount St. Joseph at No. 5 John Carroll

  • Justin Jenifer and John Carroll host Phillip Lawrence and Mount St. Joseph in a pivotal BCL and MIAA game Friday night.
Justin Jenifer and John Carroll host Phillip Lawrence and Mount… (The Baltimore Sun )
February 09, 2012|By Glenn Graham | The Baltimore Sun

No. 4 Mount St. Joseph (22-5) at No. 5 John Carroll (23-5)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Coaches: Pat Clatchey, Mount St. Joseph; Tony Martin, John Carroll

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Mount St. Joseph: Kameron Williams, Jr., G; Phil Booth, So., G; Lavon Long, Jr., F.

John Carroll: Jarred Jones, Sr., F; Rodney Elliott, Jr., G; Kamau Stokes, So., G.

Outlook: With the regular season winding down, the races in the Baltimore Catholic League and Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference are tight. Mount St. Joseph leads the BCL with an 11-2 mark, with John Carroll right behind at 9-3. In the MIAA, John Carroll holds down the top spot at 12-2 with the Gaels lurking at 12-3. Friday’s game will give the winner the upper hand with one week remaining in the regular season. In their Jan. 10 meeting at Mount St. Joseph, the Gaels enjoyed a 15-3 run in the third quarter to pull out a 69-57 win. Four Mount St. Joseph players scored in double figures, with Williams leading the way with 17 points.

OTHER GAMES TO WATCH

Boys basketball

No. 6 Edmondson at No. 7 Patterson, Friday, 5:15 p.m.

No. 11 City at No. 3 Dunbar, Friday, 5:15 p.m.

Century at South Carroll, Friday, 5:30 p.m.

No. 8 Forest Park at No. 7 Patterson, Monday, 7 p.m.

No. 9 Arundel at Old Mill, Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Girls basketball

No. 3 Digital Harbor at No. 4 Poly, Friday, 5:15 p.m.

No.  5 Dunbar at City, Friday, 5:15 p.m.

Catonsville at No. 15 Milford Mill, Friday, 7 p.m.

No. 9 Glenelg at River Hill, Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

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