Terrence Johnson

No. 7 Perry Hall boys basketball team survives test from No. 15 Dulaney, wins, 80-77

No. 7 Perry Hall boys basketball team survives test from No. 15 Dulaney, wins, 80-77

As the defending Class 4A boys basketball champions, the Perry Hall Gators have quickly learned that little is coming easy for them this season.

In their home opener Wednesday against upstart Dulaney, after celebrating the program’s first crown by unveiling the championship banner, the No. 7 Gators had to grind out the final minute to pull out a win.

Senior guard Tyler Holley had a big steal and dunk, junior Anthony Walker hit two clutch free throws and then Holley blocked a shot under the basket in the closing seconds. Shortly after, senior Terrence Johnson scored an easy layup just before time expired to give Perry Hall an 80-77 win over the No. 15 Lions in Baltimore...

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