The host Lake Clifton boys basketball team relied on man-to-man defense to shut down No. 2 Dunbar, and it won the first and the last quarters for a 54-47 upset victory Friday night.
The loss marks a first in league play for the Poets (12-2, 6-1 City). The Lakers are 12-7 and 4-3.
No. 8 City 57, Patterson 53: The host Clippers led by six at the half, but the Knights (15-3) came back late and held on to win. Timmy Bond had 20 points for City.
No. 13 Oakland Mills 91, Hammond 32: Lavon Long scored 18 points to drive the host Scorpions (18-0, 15-0 Howard) past the Bears (0-4, 0-4).
No. 2 McDonogh 58, John Carroll 32: Danielle Edwards scored 13 points and the host Eagles (15-6, 9-2 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference ) led 31-14 at the break.
No. 3 Archbishop Spalding 64, St. Vincent Pallotti 47: Camille Calhoun scored 17 points and Jade Scaife added 15 to power the host Cavaliers (20-1, 11-1 IAAM A Conference) past the Panthers (11-12, 4-8).
No. 4 Poly 64, Baltimore Freedom Academy 1: Aneah Young scored 16 points to power the visiting Engineers (15-3) past the Barristers.
No. 9 City 68, Patterson 18: Brionna Bea scored a game-high 15 points to power the host Knights (15-2, 4-1 City) past the Clippers (0-6, 0-5).
No. 13 River Hill 58, Wilde Lake 25: The host Hawks (14-3) limited the Wildecats to three single-digit-scoring quarters. Megan Sterling had a game-high 20 points for River Hill.
Severna Park 44, Meade 42: Rachel Vander Kolk (12 points, 12 rebounds) made the game-winning layup with 2.5 seconds left to lift the host Falcons (9-9) over the Mustangs.
Arundel 68, Old Mill 64: The host Wildcats (12-4) lost a 20-point lead and nearly the game, but Kela Ballard finished with 18 points.
South River 81, Northeast 42: Bre Bolden (16 points) scored her 1,000th career point for the host Seahawks.
No. 1 McDonogh 50, No. 4 Archbishop Spalding 15: The host Eagles (22-2) won nine straight matches en route to beating the Cavaliers (21-5). McDonogh collected six pins: Xavi Ramos (138), Bobby Twigg (152), Myles Martin (170), Tyler Patrick (182), Travis Wood (220) and Melvin Gowl (Hwt.)
No. 5 River Hill 32, Glenelg 27: Donovan Delore defeated the Gladiators' Troy Walter, 1-0, to give the Hawks (11-0, 24-3) the win, the regular-season dual meet Howard County title and home advantage in the Class 4A-3A East regional duals. Despite the loss, Glenelg (10-1, 11-1) will host the Class 2A-1A South regional dual tournament Wednesday.
DeMatha 5, Mount St. Joseph 3: The Stags scored the final three goals to beat the Gaels, 5-3, in the second annual American Heroes Hockey Challenge.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun