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Winter roundup: Ben Franklin boys nip Mervo in last :02, 62-60

Winter roundup: Ben Franklin boys nip Mervo in last :02, 62-60

The Benjamin Franklin boys basketball team struggled against host Mervo on Tuesday. The Bayhawks (15-4, 10-1 Baltimore City Division II) were held scoreless in the second quarter and trailed by 11 points going into the fourth quarter. But Ben Franklin mounted a staunch defense in the fourth quarter and with two seconds left Darius Miller launched a half-court shot that banked off the glass and went in to lift the Bayhawks over the Mustangs, 62-60. Mervo fell to 7-10, 5-3. Bayhawks coach William Russell credited his team's "poise" and "winning every 50/50 ball in the fourth quarter." Tamir Malloy made three 3-pointers consecutively to start the fourth-quarter...

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