St. Frances boys hold off Mount St. Joe in pivotal BCL game


By Catholic Review Staff

St. Frances Academy, the top-ranked boys’ basketball team in the Baltimore metropolitan area, registered a 58-57 victory over No. 2 Mount St. Joseph Jan. 2 in the victors’ gym.

The win kept the Panthers unbeaten in the Baltimore Catholic League, and improved their overall record to 14-1. Coach Nick Myles got 19 points from senior guard Tevon Saddler. Loyola University of Maryland-bound Maurice White had 14, including what turned out to be the winning points on a field goal with 16 seconds remaining.

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Mount St. Joseph (14-3 overall, 3-2 in the BCL), got 20 points from senior guard Kameron Williams.

Several coaching notables were present and scouting the college potential of players from both teams, among them Maryland’s Mark Turgeon, Marquette’s Tom Crean and Temple’s Fran Dunphy. Crean is the brother-in-law of Baltimore Ravens’ coach John Harbaugh.

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