Blair Davis scored 17 points and Juwan Grant had 15 as top-ranked City outscored visiting Douglass 29-12 in the fourth quarter and won, 79-50, in boys basketball Tuesday night.
The Knights (19-0) are three games away from a perfect season. City travels to Dunbar on Friday, hosts Bluford Drew Jemison on Saturday and travels to Poly on Tuesday.
No. 5 Lake Clifton 59, No. 12 Ben Franklin-Masonville 58: With the score tied at 58 and six seconds left, Stefon Brown went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line to win the game.
The host Lakers (16-2) trailed until they turned up their defense in the final frame. Jahmal Eggleston led Ben Franklin (12-5) with 17 points.
No. 10 St. Frances 74, Mount Carmel 57: Senior forward Dwayne Morgan finished with 27 points and 18 rebounds, and sophomore guard Daquan Bracey dished out 12 assists as the Panthers advanced to the MIAA A Conference semifinals.
The win ended a three-game slide against Mount Carmel, which upset the Panthers in last year's Baltimore Catholic League quarterfinals and won both regular-season games this season.
The Panthers (23-11) will travel to No. 3 Calvert Hall on Thursday with game-time set for 7 p.m.
No. 11 Oakland Mills 81, Hammond 53: Mamadou Ndiaye and Deshawn Willis scored 25 and 21 points, respectively, to power the visiting Scorpions (16-2) past the Bears (5-15).
Digital Harbor 58, Dunbar 53: Ian Thomas scored 20 points to lead the second-half comeback by the Rams (7-5) over the host Poets (6-9).
No. 1 McDonogh 80, John Carroll 30: The host Eagles (23-2) made seven of their 10 3-pointers in the first quarter to beat the Patriots (4-16) in the first round of the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference tournament
Dajah Logan led McDonogh with 17 points.
No. 3 Roland Park 59, Mercy 10: Ryan Holder had 13 points to lead four Reds in double figures as Roland Park (17-6) beat the Magic (3-19) in the first round of the IAAM AConference tournament.
Roland Park hosts No. 5 St. Vincent Pallotti, a 54-42 winner over Archbishop Spalding, in Thursday's semifinal.
No. 11 Patterson Mill 60, Bel Air 32: Khayla Mitchell had 16 points to lead the host Huskies (12-3) past the Bobcats (8-8).
Annapolis Area Christian 69, St.Paul's 65, OT: Taylor Murray had a game-high 27 points and the host Eagles (12-8) outscored the Gators (9-10) by 12-8 in the extra period to win in IAAM BConference first-round action.
Archbishop Spalding 3, Mount St.Joseph 1: Pete Costa had a goal and an assist to lead the Cavaliers past the Gaels in the MIAA A Conference semifinals.
Spalding advances to face Calvert Hall in Friday's championship at Piney Orchard at 6p.m.