Maryland High School Basketball - DeMatha topples O'Connell
(February 19, 2010: Hyattsville, MD 20781) In Friday's non-league outing, the DeMatha Stags (Hyattsville, MD) basketball squad beat the visiting O'Connell Knights (Arlington, VA), by a count of 62-53.
The Stags (24-3) will now prepare for their outing against Gonzaga (Washington, DC). The Eagles go into the Washington Catholic outing with a 22-4 record. In their last outing, Gonzaga gained a win over Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, MD), 59-51, in a league outing.
The Knights now hold a 11-12 record. They take the field next when they travel to Paul VI for a Washington Catholic outing on Tuesday, February 23. O'Connell will encounter a Panthers squad coming off a 64-28 non-league win over Don Bosco Cristo Rey (Takoma Park, MD). The Panthers record now stands at 13-13.