Visiting Digital Harbor, with some big-time help from Will Robinson with 22 points, hung with No. 6 City for a half.
But the Knights (12-1) wore the Rams (6-4) down in the second half and pulled away for a 73-47 win in boys basketball Tuesday night.
The Rams trailed by two at halftime before City turned steals into easy layups and outscored them 28-13 in the fourth quarter.
Omari George led City with 22 points.
No. 9 Arundel 66, Annapolis 55: Markus Oliphant had 15 points for Arundel and Delaszo Smith scored 18 for the host Panthers (8-4).
No. 10 Edmondson 67, Bluford Drew Jemison 37: Isaiah Tripp had 14 points and the visiting Red Storm (9-3) limited Jemison to eight first-half points. Edmondson used a combination of man-to-man and 2-3 zone defense against the Warriors.
No. 13 Lake Clifton 55, Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology 21: Cortell Henson scored 14 points and the visiting Lakers (9-3) cruised.
Lake Clifton led 38-10 at halftime.
Broadneck 51, Severna Park 46: The host Bruins (6-2), led by Kameron Beans and Matt Inch with 11 points each, kept a five-point lead over the final two minutes. Kameron Beans and Matt Inch each scored 11 points for Broadneck. The Falcons fell to 2-7.
Southwestern 49, Maryland Academy of Health and Technology Sciences 47: The visiting Panthers cut the lead to two but missed their free throws at the end.
Sam Faust led Southwestern with 12 points.
Northwestern 53, Southside Academy 50: Darshawn Grove scored 19 points for the host Wildcats (5-3).
No. 4 Poly 61, Carver 29: Nkeiruka Okoroie scored 14 points and Teira Pendleton added 12 for the host Engineers (12-2).
No. 2 Aberdeen 77, Fallston 17: Jimmia McCluskey and Stephanie Jones each scored 22 points to power the host Eagles (9-2) past the Cougars.
Notre Dame Prep 44, No. 12 Patterson Mill 36: Elizabeth Wilson scored 13 points, but the Huskies (9-4) lost.
Boys' Latin wins 2: The Lakers beat St.Vincent Pallotti, 51-30, and Gilman, 42-35.
The Lakers won the last three matches for 18 points, including two pins by Anthony Wyler (152) in 2:59 to take a 36-35 lead and Chris Rubino (160) in 3:16 to secure the win.
No. 8 John Carroll 39, McDonogh 37: The Eagles (7-11, 2-7 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) led by one with 30 seconds left, but the Patriots (17-6, 5-3) made a 3-pointer and got a stop on the other end to win.
No. 11 Boys' Latin 95, Friends 44: The host Lakers (14-3, 9-0 MIAA B Conference) jumped out to a fast start behind 30-for-35 shooting from the field.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun