Gaels stop No. 4 Patriots 60-59 in BCL action


Visiting St. Maria Goretti outscored No. 4 John Carroll School, 16-8, in the fourth quarter to erase a seven-point deficit and hand the Patriots a 60-59 Baltimore Catholic League loss, Sunday afternoon in Bel Air.

Abdou Tsimbila scored seven of his 13 points in the final quarter to lead the closing surge. RJ Blakney finished with a game-high 15 points for the Gaels and Josh Mack added 10.

John Carroll star Immanuel Quickley scored a game-high 27 points, but only two in the fourth quarter. Montez Mathis added 13 for the Patriots.

Goretti is now 3-2 in the BCL while John Carroll (6-2 overall) fell to 2-2 in the league.