Free throws cap J. Carroll win; Spalding boys cruise; Dunbar boys win in OT; Basketball roundup


No. 13-ranked John Carroll's girls basketball team converted 12 of 18 free throws in the final 3 1/2 minutes and defeated No. 12 St. Frances, 54-45, in a Catholic League game yesterday.

Jenny Biscoe had a season-high 15 points for the visiting Patriots (10-10 overall, 7-5 league), including eight in the fourth quarter, when John Carroll (13-7, 3-6) pulled away from a two-point lead after three periods.

No. 5 Meade 85, Southern-AA 25: Nicole Dailey scored 16 points and Katie Netherton had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead a balanced offense as the host Mustangs (14-3, 10-0) rolled.

No. 6 Glenelg 67, Wilde Lake 38: Kris Brust scored 22 points, Lauren Martin had 18 and Heather Young added 13 as the host Gladiators (16-0) remained unbeaten.

No. 7 Mercy 62, Mount de Sales 31: Jamie Vogtman (16 points) and Ashlee Courter (15 points) combined for 31 points for the Magic (17-8, 8-4).

No. 8 Archbishop Spalding 44, Institute of Notre Dame 23: Leslie Juengst scored 12 points, and Amy Campion chipped in 11 as the Cavaliers (15-9) jumped to an early lead and coasted.

No. 9 Milford Mill 81, Dundalk 40: Mandakova Clark's 39 points led the visiting Millers (15-3, 13-0).

No. 10 Western 87, Edmondson 39: Crystal Falline scored 18 points, and three others reached double figures for the visiting Doves.

The Doves led 61-32 after the third period before outscoring Edmondson 26-7 in the final quarter.

No. 11 Arundel 59, Old Mill 37: Jill Marano scored 15 points and Najmah Fauntleroy added 14 as the Wildcats (12-5) romped.

No. 15 Catonsville 82, Perry Hall 52: Danni Packer scored 19 points and Carol Schmoeller 16 as the visiting Comets won easily, despite a game-high 23 points by Perry Hall's Mandy Fischer.

No. 17 Centennial 62, Hammond 27: Ashley Evans led four teammates in double figures with 17 points for the Eagles (15-2).

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Boys games

No. 1 Archbishop Spalding 75, Cardinal Gibbons 50: Tremaine Robinson's 18 points and Aleksander Pavlovic's 12 led the Cavaliers (21-2) to an easy win at home.

No. 2 Dunbar 61, Northwestern 56, OT: Senior guard Lafonte Johnson scored six of his game-high 29 points in overtime as the visiting Poets (16-2) won. The Poets led 26-14 at halftime, but the Wildcats' Roland Carmichael scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, including three clutch three-pointers, to help force a 52-52 tie at the end of regulation. No. 4 Annapolis 56, Chesapeake-AA 40: Marques Johnson scored 24 points, including five three-pointers, to lead the visiting Panthers.

No. 5 Mervo 88, Douglass 78: Mustangs' guard Marcus Hatten had 31 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists at Douglass. Hatten's 26 second-half points helped Mervo (11-2) overcome a six-point halftime deficit.

No. 6 Meade 72, Southern-AA 43: Jeff Charles had 19 points and Terrell Ross 18 and 17 rebounds as the host Mustangs (16-1, 10-1) won their 11th straight.

No. 8 Southern-Balto. 76, No. 20 Walbrook 62: Melvin Scott, Isaiah Johnson and Nathaniel Fields each had double-doubles to lead the visiting Bulldogs (11-5). Scott's game-high 29 points included 16 of 18 free throws.

No. 10 City 80, Forest Park 76: Dominic Fulcher's 19 points led four players in double figures as the visiting Knights won.

No. 11 McDonogh 91, Archbishop Curley 48: Owen Daly's 17 points led McDonogh (15-5, 8-0), which had five in double-digits.

No. 13 St. Frances 62, Mount St. Joseph 57, OT: Jamal Brunt's three-pointer put the Panthers (9-6, 4-4) ahead to stay in overtime. Timmy Payne led St. Frances with 16 points.

The Gaels' Sean Johnson had a game-high 24 points. Johnson forced overtime with a layup.

No. 15 Southwestern 67, No. 12 Lake Clifton 64: Three free throws in the game's final seconds won for the visiting Sabres (10-7), whom the Lakers tied at 64 with eight seconds left. Southwestern, which never trailed, was ahead by eight with 40 seconds left. Two three-pointers by Lake Clifton forced the late tie.

Pub Date: 2/06/99

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