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High school basketball roundup (Dec. 4): Spalding boys stun No. 2 John Carroll

High school basketball roundup (Dec. 4): Spalding boys stun No. 2 John Carroll

Derrick Hinton made the game-winning jump shot as time expired and the host Archbishop Spalding boys basketball team stunned No. 2 John Carroll, 60-58, Friday.

The Cavaliers improved to 2-2 and the Patriots fell to 6-2 in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.

Hinton finished with a game-high 27 points and Immanuel Quickley had 25 points for John Carroll. Spalding used a 17-7 run in the third quarter for a 39-34 lead.

No. 3 Meade 86, Chesapeake-AA 62: The host Mustangs (1-0) used an early 17-8 run to outdistance the Cougars (0-1).

Tristan Easton scored 20 points for Meade.

No. 9 Oakland Mills 69, Wilde Lake...

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