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D.J. Smith
Whittles, No. 9 Spalding reach playoffs with 20-14 win over Loyola

Archbishop Spalding's emotional football season will continue, thanks to its defensive stand against Loyola in overtime and a 1-yard scoring sneak by quarterback Brian Louck. Louck's touchdown gave the No. 9 Cavaliers a 20-14 victory over the visiting Dons Friday night and clinched a berth for them and coach Mike Whittles, who is battling pancreatic cancer, in the first Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference playoffs. "We did it for this big guy right here," Louck said reaching for Whittles. "It's fantastic. I don't even know what else to say. It's unreal." The Cavaliers (7-3 overall, 3-3 conference) needed a little help...