Varsity roundup: Top-ranked City defeats Douglass, 79-50, in boys basketball

Lake Clifton, St. Frances, Oakland Mills also win

February 12, 2014|From Sun staff reports

Blair Davis scored 17 points and Juwan Grant had 15 as top-ranked City outscored visiting Douglass 29-12 in the fourth quarter and won, 79-50, in boys basketball Tuesday night.

The Knights (19-0) are three games away from a perfect season. City travels to Dunbar on Friday, hosts Bluford Drew Jemison on Saturday and travels to Poly on Tuesday.

No. 5 Lake Clifton 59, No. 12 Ben Franklin-Masonville 58: With the score tied at 58 and six seconds left, Stefon Brown went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line to win the game.

The host Lakers (16-2) trailed until they turned up their defense in the final frame. Jahmal Eggleston led Ben Franklin (12-5) with 17 points.

No. 10 St. Frances 74, Mount Carmel 57: Senior forward Dwayne Morgan finished with 27 points and 18 rebounds, and sophomore guard Daquan Bracey dished out 12 assists as the Panthers advanced to the MIAA A Conference semifinals.

The win ended a three-game slide against Mount Carmel, which upset the Panthers in last year's Baltimore Catholic League quarterfinals and won both regular-season games this season.

The Panthers (23-11) will travel to No. 3 Calvert Hall on Thursday with game-time set for 7 p.m.  

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No. 11 Oakland Mills 81, Hammond 53: Mamadou Ndiaye and Deshawn Willis scored 25 and 21 points, respectively, to power the visiting Scorpions (16-2) past the Bears (5-15).

Digital Harbor 58, Dunbar 53: Ian Thomas scored 20 points to lead the second-half comeback by the Rams (7-5) over the host Poets (6-9).

Girls basketball

No. 1 McDonogh 80, John Carroll 30: The host Eagles (23-2) made seven of their 10 3-pointers in the first quarter to beat the Patriots (4-16) in the first round of the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference tournament

Dajah Logan led McDonogh with 17 points.

No. 3 Roland Park 59, Mercy 10: Ryan Holder had 13 points to lead four Reds in double figures as Roland Park (17-6) beat the Magic (3-19) in the first round of the IAAM AConference tournament.

Roland Park hosts No. 5 St. Vincent Pallotti, a 54-42 winner over Archbishop Spalding, in Thursday's semifinal.

No. 11 Patterson Mill 60, Bel Air 32: Khayla Mitchell had 16 points to lead the host Huskies (12-3) past the Bobcats (8-8).

Annapolis Area Christian 69, St.Paul's 65, OT: Taylor Murray had a game-high 27 points and the host Eagles (12-8) outscored the Gators (9-10) by 12-8 in the extra period to win in IAAM BConference first-round action.

Ice hockey

Archbishop Spalding 3, Mount St.Joseph 1: Pete Costa had a goal and an assist to lead the Cavaliers past the Gaels in the MIAA A Conference semifinals.

Spalding advances to face Calvert Hall in Friday's championship at Piney Orchard at 6p.m.

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