Traonna Thomas made the most of her return to the basketball court. After missing last season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the senior scored 10 points, grabbed 10 boards and had seven steals in Oakland Mill’s 45-25 season opening victory over visiting Edgewood Wednesday.
Karigan Awkward also had a double-double for the Scorpions (1-0), finishing with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Tori Diggs had a team-high 11 points in the win.
Oakland Mills ended the game strong, but started the contest a little slowly.
“We got off to a sloppy start,” coach Seth Willingham said. “We were missing layups and fumbling the ball. Must have been first game jitters but we got it together in the second half.”
Howard 42, St Paul's School for Girls 19
H (1-0): Biniak 12, Hoesmann 7, Kinsey 7, Gilmore 5, Sims 4, Walls 4, Talley 2.
SP (0-1): Dorsey 7, Wright 5, McDonnel 3, Conrad 2, Hull 2.
Half: 24-10 H.
Chapelgate Christian 45, Key 25
Centennial 55, Chesapeake (AA) 44
South Carroll 47, Marriotts Ridge 27
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