By Staff, Varsity Sports Network

No. 3 John Carroll lost for the second consecutive time, Wednesday night, as the Patriots traveled to Towson and dropped a 50-43 MIAA A Conference/Baltimore Catholic League battle to Calvert Hall.

Calvert Hall (13-11, 8-5 MIAA, 5-6 BCL) fell behind by seven points at the end of the 1st quarter, but moved to within 4 points at the half and took control of the contest by outscoring the Patriots 17-6 in the third quarter.

Drew Edwards led the Cardinals with 22 points and four rebounds.Reggie Rouse and Marlon Hynson combined for nine points and were the leaders of an outstanding defensive effort against John Carroll star Rodney Elliott who finished with 13 points. Kimbal McKenzie, who scored 20 points in their first meeting on Jan 7th, was held scoreless in the game.

In addition, Sean Mayberry scored seven points and grabbed two rebounds, while Evan Phoenix had five points, four rebounds and three blocks.

John Carroll fell to 21-8 overall. The Patriots are 9-5 in the A Conference and 8-4 in the BCL