Playing for the first time under new head coach John Zito, the John Carroll boy’s basketball team opened it’s 2016-17 season, Friday, with an 86-53 non-conference win over visiting Indian Creek, in Bel Air.

Patriots sophmore Nigel Haughton led all scorers with 18 points.

Immanuel Quickley added 16 points, while Qadir Ismail had a double-double with 11 points 11 rebounds. In addition, Nate Roberts had a strong performance with 8 points and 8 rebounds.