No. 8 McDonogh tops No. 3 St. Frances, 60-58


Trailing by 10 points at the half, No. 8 McDonogh outscored No. 3 St. Frances by 14 in the third quarter en route to the 60-58 upset in boys basketball yesterday.

Brandon Herbert led the Eagles with 17 points, 15 of which came in the second half.

McDonogh made key free throws down the stretch, shooting 80 percent (16 of 20) for the game, to seal the win. Joe Yermal had 16 points, while DaJuan Summers added 15 as McDonogh moved to 9-4 on the season.

Sean Mosley scored 17 for St. Frances (10-3).

No. 1 Mount St. Joseph 58, Gorretti 48 -- Kevin Swecker scored 11 points as the host Gaels stayed unbeaten (15-0), and won their 16th straight game going back to last season.

No. 9 Douglass 69, No. 5 Southwestern 68 -- Antione Smith hit a three-pointer with a minute left as the host Ducks (9-1) took the lead and upset the Sabers (5-2). "We were down 17 points in the first quarter," coach Rodney Coffield said. "I was proud of the kids for mustering enough energy to get back into this game. Coming from behind is not easy." Southwestern had a 45-35 lead at the half. Tyrone Fleming had 21 points and 15 rebounds for Douglass, Southwestern's Jamal Barney led all scorers with 26 points.

No. 11 Lake Clifton 58, No. 15 City 57 -- Daryl Eberhart (16 points) and Terrence Jones (14 points) both made two free throws in the final minute of overtime to lift the Lakers (7-1) over Knights (6-2). Lake Clifton's Gregory Brown (20 points) made a three-pointer with 14 seconds left to send the game into overtime. City led by as many as 10 points, before the Lakers took their first lead with a minute left to play in regulation.

No. 12Glen Burnie 42, Severna Park 41 -- Garrett Blackstone scored with 38 seconds remaining to give the Gophers the lead. The Falcons attempted three shots in the last eight seconds, but none were successful as Glen Burnie (9-1) dodged the upset bid.

No. 14 Calvert Hall 49, No. 2 Towson Catholic 46 -- Russell Frederick hit a jumper with 15 seconds left and made two free throws on a technical foul on Owls coach Josh Pratt as the visiting Cardinals (9-3) upset No. 2 Towson Catholic (13-4). Frederick led all scorers with 24 points.

Chesapeake 64, South River 44 -- Domanick Reid scored 16 points in the host Cougars' (1-9) first win of the season.

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