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Roundup (Jan. 20): No. 2 Gaels rout No. 7 Eagles in boys basketball

Staff Report

Second-ranked Mount Saint Joseph routed No. 7 McDonogh 79-38 in boys basketball on Wednesday night. 

The host Gaels (20-2, 11-0 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) took a 41-14 lead at the half and cruised past the Eagles (16-7, 7-5).

No. 6 New Town 56, Milford Mill 48: Rashad Faust scored a game-high 16 points and the host Titans (11-2) led start to finish over the Millers (8-5).

New Town was up 34-16 at halftime.

Franklin 69, Overlea 65: Damon Hazelton made two free throws with 14 seconds left to give the Indians (9-3) a four-point lead over the Falcons (5-5).

Mike Gibson led Franklin with 14 points.

Girls basketball

No. 4 Seton Keough 56, St. Vincent Pallotti 47: The visiting Gators (14-6, 5-4 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) never trailed and were up by 24 points in the third quarter over the Panthers (8-9, 2-7).

Summer Fields had 14 points, nine rebounds and eight steals for Seton Keough.

No. 8 Catonsville 74, Western Tech 27: Jasmine Dickey scored 30 points to lead the visiting Comets (12-2) past the Wolverines (3-8).

John Carroll 55, Dunbar 39: Savannah Simmons had 16 points and Nicole Hunter added 14 points to lead the visiting Patriots (10-8) past the Poets (6-5).

Severn 54, St. Mary's 43: Jorryn Avery had 17 points, four assists and three rebounds to lead the Admirals (12-6, 10-1 IAAM B Conference) past the host Saints (5-10, 4-6).

The teams were tied at 24 two minutes into the third quarter, but Avery ran down a loose ball and hit a short jumper to start a 10-0 run. She added a steal and a layup a minute later to increase the run to 16-2.

 

—Bob Hough,

Baltimore Sun Media Group

Glenelg Country 55, Garrison Forest 37: The host Dragons improved to 11-1 and defense played a big role.

"We've had a lot of little offensive slumps. It's been actually our defense and rebounding that had been the keys to this team," Glenelg Country coach Edward Conroy said. "We can fly around on defense and jump for those rebounds, and it's kept us in a lot of games."

Freshman forward Lola Hankins ran the floor well and finished with a game-high 16 points for the Dragons. She and Taylor Gillis — who finished with 10 points — were the catalysts, as Hankins also came up with a couple of steals and blocks. Olivia O'Leary added 12 points for Glenelg Country.

 

—Monica D'Ippolito,

Baltimore Sun Media Group

 

Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article.

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