Gaels forward Jackson to play basketball at Wagner
Mount Saint Joseph senior Nigel Jackson, a 6foot-5 small forward, has committed to play basketball at Wagner. Set to become a starter for the Gaels this coming season, Jackson will enter his third varsity season. Last season, he came off the bench to average eight points and four rebounds. In a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference quarterfinal against visiting St. Vincent Pallotti, Jackson hit a gamewinning 3-pointer with1.5 seconds left for a 48-45 win. The Gaels finished the season with a 33-6 record, reaching the titles games in the MIAA and Baltimore Catholic League. VARSITY FOOTBALL: St. Frances cracked the top five of the Maryland State Football High School Media Poll this week for the first time in program history, and Annapolis debuted at No. 25. St. Frances (5-1) jumped from No. 8 after defeating then-No. 14 Calvert Hall, 14-0, in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference opener Friday night. McDonogh (4-1), which did not play last week, remains the Baltimore area’s highest-ranked team, at No. 4. Annapolis (5-0) earned the No. 25 spot after beating Arundel, 46-22.