Varsity roundup (Feb. 17): Darnell Whitfield's buzzer-beater stops Broadneck for Arundel

From Sun staff reports

Darnell Whitfield made a driving layup at the buzzer to complete the comeback as Arundel beat host Broadneck, 48-46, in overtime in boys basketball Wednesday.

The Wildcats (14-5) built a 20-11 halftime lead but fell behind in the second half. Josh McRobie went 2-for-2 from the free-throw line with 1.1 seconds left to force overtime for the Wildcats.

The Bruins fell to 6-12. Whitfield finished with a game-high 20 points.

No. 4 New Town 73, Pikesville 36: The host Titans (16-2) took a 45-21 halftime lead and cruised past the Panthers (6-11).

New Town was led by Matthew Johnson (18 points), Rashad Faust (13 points) and Christopher Fitzgerald (11 points).

No. 6 Oakland Mills 72, River Hill 38: Naquan Williams-Day scored a game-high 19 points to lead the visiting Scorpions (18-2) past the Hawks (11-9).

No. 12 C. Milton Wright 68, Patterson Mill 32: Corey Bays scored a game-high 24 points to help the host Mustangs (18-3) past the Huskies (9-9).

C. Milton Wright outscored Patterson Mill 30-8 in the second half.

McDonogh 77, Friends 46: The Eagles (18-11) opened with a 21-9 run and beat the Quakers (10-17) in the quarterfinals of the Independent Schools State Tournament at Gilman.

Noah Locke scored 23 points and Bruce Moore had 22 points for McDonogh.

Mervo 67, National Academy Foundation 51: The trio of Damon Moore (16 points) and Charles Gibson and Marquis Davis (14 points each) led the host Mustangs (10-7) past the Eagles (7-12).

Mervo was up 38-32 at halftime.


Fallston 44, Bel Air 38: Maria Tamaris led all scorers with 20 points, and the host Cougars (10-8) beat the Bobcats (6-10).

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