Fourth-ranked St. Frances bounced back from Monday's loss to McDonogh, getting strong performances from its forwards to record a 64-40 win over No. 14 Seton Keough in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference game yesterday.
"We concentrated on getting the ball to our best players around the basket and we made sure we executed better," said Panthers coach Jerome Shelton. "I think we did that."
Kandice Green and MaKhida Hankins led the way for St. Frances (2-1 overall, league) combining for 25 points.
The Gators, who trailed by as many as 30 in the second half, received 11 points from B.J. Walters but fell to 1-1 overall and in the league.
No. 2 Institute of Notre Dame 54, No. 13 St. Paul's 42: Led by Brooks Webster's 15 points, the visiting Indians defeated the Gators.
Chandrea Jones added 13 points, increasing her Indians' career school record to 1,638.
No. 3 Towson Catholic 73, Broadneck 38: The visiting Bruins (0-1) couldn't keep up with the Owls (3-0), who raced to a 40-13 halftime lead and never let up.
Dante Green led the effort with 19 points, and Malcolm Delaney added 16, including four of Towson Catholic's six three-pointers.
David Denny had a team-high eight points for Broadneck.
No. 7 Spalding 70, Eleanor Roosevelt 62: The host Cavaliers improved to 5-0 with a win over the Raiders (1-1) of Prince George's County, getting 20 points and seven rebounds from Loyola-bound Marquis Sullivan.
Lansdowne 41, Catonsville 40: Patrick Thomas' free throw with 6.6 seconds left gave the visiting Vikings (1-1) a win over the Comets (1-1).
Howard 34, Glenelg 33: The host Lions (1-1) escaped the Gladiators (1-1) after getting two free throws from Anthony Bogues with 15 seconds left to take the lead, then forcing a Glenelg turnover to seal it.