Cougars remain perfect with victory at McDonogh; Perry and Nnadozie lead way
Junior shooting guard Toby Nnadozie scored 19 points and Deon Perry added 18, leading Our Lady of Mount Carmel to a 66-53 victory over McDonogh School in a MIAA A Conference basketball contest in Owings Mills Monday afternoon.
The Cougars led 40-24 at halftime, courtesy of a 22-11 second quarter to improve to 3-0. The Old Eastern Avenue school and St. Frances Academy are the only unbeaten teams in the truncated MIAA A season.
Senior center Kevin Kalu, a transfer from City College, contributed 17 points and freshman guard Andrew Dixon finished with 11 for Mount Carmel. Sophomore guard Mathani Paul-Swinson posted a game-high 24 points for McDonogh (1-2).
The Eagles, which beat St. Vincent Pallotti on the road Saturday, head to Towson for a match with Calvert Hall College Wednesday evening. Mount Carmel hosts Gilman School Wednesday afternoon.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel 65, McDonogh School 53
Mount Carmel – Toby Nnadozie 19, Deon Perry 18, Kevin Kalu 17, Andrew Dixon 11, Artemus Brown 1. Totals 22 15-18 66.
McDonogh – Mathani Paul-Swinson 24, Jared Billups 9, Dylan Asher 8, Preston Howard 6, Ian Robinson 5, Gabe Grant 2. Totals 20 10-18 53.
Mount Carmel 18 22 10 16 – 66
McDonogh 13 11 14 15 – 53