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No. 3 Calvert Hall holds off No. 1 Mount Carmel, 71-68, to win MIAA A Conference title

No. 3 Calvert Hall holds off No. 1 Mount Carmel, 71-68, to win MIAA A Conference title

The journey to Sunday's Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship game didn't go as smoothly as planned for Calvert Hall, which was picked as the team to beat at the start of the basketball season. But the No. 3 Cardinals overcame their injuries, cleared all obstacles and came to UMBC's RAC Arena playing their best basketball. That's what it took to get past No. 1 Mount Carmel, the area's surprise team that took its own impressive path to the big game and showed it belonged. Relying on their balance and experience, the Cardinals broke open a close game with a strong third quarter and then held off a furious rally from the Cougars...

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