Angel Baker saved her best for last. 

The senior guard scored 12 of her game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter of No. 2 Pike’s 58-53 won over No. 1 Carmel Friday. 

The Greyhounds jumped out of the gate quick, scoring the game’s first six points, and held a 14-6 lead late in the first quarter. The Red Devils ended the quarter on a 6-2 run to cut the margin to two heading into the second. 

Carmel extended its lead by one during the game’s most tightly contested quarter and the Greyhounds went into the half leading 28-25. 

The Red Devils flipped the script in the second half, holding Carmel to just six points in the third to take a 37-34 lead heading into the final quarter. 

Pike stretched its lead to 41-36, before Carmel’s Amy Dilk buried a 3-pointer. Dilk led Carmel with 18 points. The Greyhounds cut the difference to one on a made free throw from Reagan Hune, but the Red Devils were able to push the lead back to five and eventually hung on to win. 

Tomi Taiwo finished second on Carmel with 15 points.

Carmel drops to 20-2 with the loss.