Saints defeat Chapelgate Christian by eight


In a competitive MIAA B Conference battle in Annapolis, host St. Mary’s captured a 58-50 win, Wednesday night, as Saints captured their first league win of the season.

St. Mary’s (2-5, 1-1 MIAA B) opened up a four-point lead at the end of one quarter and gradually stretched it out as the game progressed, as each team made small surges.

Patrick Devitt scored 16 points to top the Saints’ stat sheet, including 4-of-5 free throws to keep his team in front. He also had eight rebounds. Uche Unegbu added 11-points for St. Mary’s, as he 3-of-3 from behind the three-point arc, and Peyton Mason added 10 points. In addition, Garrett Nilsen had six assists, four rebounds and a steal to go with eight points.

For Chapelgate (3-9, 0-3), Marvin Cofield scored 12 points and Jax Felder and Jordan Praylow had 10 each.