Senior guard Lamarr Mitchell was fouled and went to the line with seven seconds to play and the score tied between No. 12 City and No. 6 Lake Clifton.
He swished both free throws and the visiting Knights defense held firm to seal a 43-41 win over their Baltimore City rivals.
Fellow senior DeJuan Johnson scored a game-high 15 points, and Mitchell scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half as City (9-1) improves to 3-1 in league play. Lake Clifton (8-3, 2-2) dropped its second straight league game.
"It was tough coming out [down] 7-0, and I thought we stayed poise," City coach Daryl Wade said. "I didn't like the way we were playing offense early, [but] we...