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Boys basketball: Edgewood wins two Chesapeake Division matchups

The Edgewood Rams, fresh off their upset victory of the Aberdeen Eagles Friday night, cruised to a 60-40 victory over the visiting North Harford Hawks playing on their home court Monday night.

The Rams led 23-15 at the halftime break.

Pacing the Edgewood offense was Roderick Harrison, who netted 15 points. Van Rolle put up 12 points in the victory, while Troy Anderson had a 10-point performance for the Rams. Trey Hathaway scored seven points and Maulvi Williams netted six.

Rodney Barnett scored 14 points to lead North Harford, while Brock Hurley posted 12 points and nabbed seven rebounds. Nick Title scored five points in the loss, while Ryan Stinar and Austin Reitz both had four.

On Friday night, the Rams beat the Eagles, 61-46, in the latest renewal of one of Harford County's historic basketball rivalries.

"We had nothing to lose tonight," Rams head coach Austin Hill said. "We've been thought of as the little brother in Harford County for so long, and we want to get past that image. This is the first time Edgewood has beaten Aberdeen in a conference game in, I think, seven years. Everything came together tonight. The defense was really sharp, and we came away with a big win."

Harrison and Thomas Dillard led the winning side with matching 14-point performances. Rolle had 13 points and Williams scored 12 for Edgewood.

Eric Briggs was Aberdeen's top scorer with 15 points, while Mike Davenport netted 12 points in the loss.

Huskies over North East

The Patterson Mill boys beat the visiting North East Indians, 62-20, Monday night.

After limiting their guests to dozen points in the first half, the Huskies, who led 41-12 heading into the third quarter, surrendered just eight points in the second half.

Mike Reed scored 18 points to lead the Huskies, while Garett Burkhead netted 16 points. Malik Bonds scored 10 points for Patterson Mill and teammate Jay Kuhn had five points.

Harford Christian wins back-to-back games

The Harford Christian Eagles won their second game in as many days Friday, edging the host-team Frederick Christian Academy team, 55-51.

Luke Steelman paced the winning side, scoring 19 points, while Vince Wilson netted 10 points and Travis Henderson scored nine.

"Finding ways to win on the road is key for our team," Eagles' head coach Richard Westerlund said. "I am very happy with our team's progress thus far in the season. We're looking to continue to get better every day."

One night earlier, the Eagles topped the visiting Mt. Airy Christian Lions, 55-53, in overtime.

Down by five in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, the Eagles knocked down five free throws, including three of four on a double technical foul charged to the Lions' head coach, to tie things up and force overtime.

With less than a minute remaining in the first extra period and trailing by five points once again, the Eagles' Steelman hit two free throws, which were followed by a turnover and a game-tying three-pointer from Henderson. After another Lions turnover, their 44th of the game, the Eagles' Nathan Good hit a layup to give the Eagles a 55-53 advantage and seal up the Harford Christian victory.

"To win a game like this despite our shooting, and digging ourselves out of two five-point holes, I'm very proud of my guys," Westerlund said. "We really showed some resiliency tonight. This was a great win for the program."

Steelman led the Eagles with a 21-point showing, while Henderson had 12 points.

CMW beats Fallston

The C. Milton Wright Mustangs came out on top of their Friday night road game with Fallston, beating the Cougars, 58-49.

CMW was behind 16-6 after the first quarter, and trailed 25-24 at the halftime break, before putting the game away in the second half.

Conner Bays had 21 points in the victory, while Mychal Stefanides posted 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for the Mustangs. Will Hazelton put up six points, four assists and three steals for CMW, and Kevin Dorsey netted nine points.

John Makres scored 20 points to lead Fallston in scoring

Joppatowne tops Bo Manor

The Joppatowne boys won big on Friday night, dropping the visiting Bo Manor Eagles, 71-37.

At halftime the Mariners led their guests 42-26, and limited the Eagles to a paltry 11 points in the final two quarters.

Matthew Jones led the way for the Mariners, scoring 17 points, grabbing eight rebounds, picking off five steals and dishing out four assists.

Markell Huggins had 14 points, four rebounds, five steals and five assists in the victory, while teammate Trevon Mosely posted 11 points, 10 rebounds and one steal. Keith Alexander put up eight points, two rebounds, three steals and three assists for the Mariners, and Lavelle Banks had four points and seven rebounds.

Huskies drop Bobcats

Playing on the road on Friday night, the Patterson Mill Huskies picked up a Susquehanna Division victory, defeating the Bel Air Bobcats, 72-52.

After two quarters of play, the Huskies led 45-20.

Garett Burkhead and J.J. Butler paced Patterson Mill in scoring, as each came through with 22 points, while Mike Reed posted 17 points for the winners.

Tyler Norcross was Bel Air's top offensive contributor, scoring 22 points. Tommy Keller had 14 points and eight rebounds in the loss.

Cobras strike Tigers

The Harford Tech Cobras earned a victory on Friday night, dropping host Rising Sun, 72-51.

At halftime, the Cobras were leading 35-24.

Danny Crawford led the Harford Tech charge, posting 26 points, nine rebounds and three steals, while Telvonne Lambert had 18 points, 10 assists and five steals in the victory. Harford Tech's Isaiah Gills put up 13 points, three steals, and a team-high 17 rebounds.

Hawks edge York Tech

The North Harford Hawks, with the help of a career-best 26-point showing from Nick Tittle, won their Thursday night home nonleague contest with Pennsylvania's York County Tech, edging the visitors, 57-54.

With the victory, North Harford (1-1 Chesapeake) improved to 6-2 in regular-season contests.

Aside from Tittle's 26 tallies, the Hawks got a 15-point, eight-rebound performance from Brock Hurley. Rodney Barnett helped the winning cause with 12 points, nine of which came from beyond the three-point line.

North Harford's Max Mullin and Ryan Feiss combined for eight assists in the victory, while fellow Hawk Madison Varvaris grabbed nine rebounds.

Havre de Grace drops pair

The Havre de Grace Warriors were knocked off at home on Monday night, losing 61-52 to the Perryville Panthers.

Gabe Sherrod scored 16 points to lead the Panthers.

In their Friday-night contest with the visiting Elkton Golden Elks, the Warriors were beaten 71-32.

At halftime, Havre de Grace was trailing 33-12.

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