No. 8 John Carroll drew fellow Maryland team and national powerhouse Montrose Christian of
The Mustangs proved to be too big — with four starters between 6 feet 6 and 6-8 — and too talented, and beat the Patriots, 43-28.
John Carroll (9-4) matched Montrose Christian bucket for bucket in the first quarter before the Mustangs ran on the Patriots in the second and fourth quarters to win.
The slow, methodical Mustangs, ranked No. 11 by
The Mustangs took a 10-point lead late in the game that the Patriots cut to four.
On Friday, John Carroll beat
John Carroll faces Yates (Texas), a 76-58 winner over host Iolani, in tonight's fifth-place game at 10.
No. 3 Dunbar 57, Friendship Academy 21: In Friday's action, John Carroll transfer Kamau Stokes led the visiting Poets (4-1) to an easy win over Friendship with 26 points. Dunbar was up at the half, 47-9.
No. 7 City 65, Bluford Drew Jemison 18: The Knights' Juwan Grant led all scorers with 18 points as City overwhelmed the Warriors to improve to 7-0 in Baltimore City.
No. 15 Ben Franklin-Masonville 69, Maritime Industries 63: Gabe Shongo had 15 points, five steals and four rebounds as the Bayhawks (5-1) held on for the win over the Anchors.
Glenelg Country School 61, Loyola 33: Warren Powers scored a game-high 20 points for the host
Dulaney 50, Hereford 35: Gavan Scanlan and
The Bulls trailed 31-15 at the break.
Northwestern 55, National Academy Foundation 47: Darshawn Grove scored a game-high 19 points to power the host Wildcats (2-2) past the Eagles.
Northwestern held off NAF by going 9-for-11 from the foul line in the closing minutes.
No. 1 Aberdeen 65, Elizabeth Seton 45: The Jones sisters led the way for the Eagles (5-0) again as freshman Stephanie Jones scored a game-high 18 points and 6-3 Brionna Jones added 17 points.