Greyhounds slow No. 14 Glenelg Country in middle quarters to push in front

No. 16 Gilman welcomed No. 14 Glenelg Country to Roland Park, Friday evening, and the host Greyhounds ramped up their defense in the middle quarters to pave the way to a key 54-45 MIAA A Conference basketball victory.

With the win, Gilman (12-8 overall) moved to 9-5 in the A Conference and they jumped over Glenelg Country into second place in the Black Division, one game behind first place Boys’ Latin.

Noah Batchelor scored nine of his game-high 23 points in the first quarter as Glenelg Country (12-8 overall, 9-6 MIAA A) forged an early 17-13 lead. Gilman, however, limited the Dragons to just eight points in both the second and third quarters as they Greyhounds pushed out to a 37-33 lead. Gilman then outscored their guests 17-12 in the final quarter.

Jordan Foster led Gilman with 12 points and Roman Hinds netted 10. In addition, Danny Rosenfield finished with nine points for the Greyhounds, including eight in the fourth quarter.