The Aberdeen girls basketball team continued to keep its division title hopes alive Wednesday night, easily defeating visiting Edgewood, 62-32, in UCBAC Chesapeake Division play.
The Eagles (9-1 league, 13-6 overall) jumped ahead, 8-0, in less than two minutes in and the rout was on. Nazje Norton was the main culprit for Aberdeen, scoring five of the eight and finishing the opening quarter with 16 points.
Norton added four more in the second quarter and the lead was 44-15 at half.
Norton added eight more points in quarter three and finished with a game-high 28 points. Kierra Palmer, who made three, three-point baskets, added 11 points and Stephanie Jones had nine.
Shania Stamper scored 17 points to pace Edgewood (3-7 league, 10-8 overall). Alyssa Locklear added a spark off the bench, scoring five of the Rams' six third quarter points.
Cougars roll on
Fallston (12-0 league, 13-6 overall) kept its Susquehanna Division record perfect Wednesday, beating visiting North East, 41-17.
The Cougars put 10 players in the scoring column, led by Logan Gasior's nine points. Kayla Reilly and Kayla Shock each had six.
The Cougars led, 26-2, at the half.
Bobcats beat Elks
Bel Air (6-5 league, 11-8 overall) traveled to winless Elkton on Wednesday and returned with a 61-28 Chesapeake victory.
Sam Barnett scored 14 points to lead the Bobcats. Bel Air led, 27-20, at the half.
Mustangs beat Hawks
C. Milton Wright (5-5 league, 9-9 overall) picked up a Chesapeake win Wednesday night, winning at North Harford (4-7 league, 9-10 overall), 60-42. CMW led, 29-19, at the half.
Emma Hahner had a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds to highlight the win and Alexis Cuffe added nine points, four steals and five rebounds.
In Susquehanna play Wednesday, Havre de Grace (5-6 league, 7-7 overall) lost at Perryville (5-6 league, 8-8 overall), 40-29.
Huskies inch closer
The Patterson Mill girls basketball team moved a step closer to the Chesapeake Division title Tuesday, hosting and beating North Harford, 71-32.
Patterson Mill (9-1 league, 14-3 overall) had four players in double figures, led by Chyna Latimer's double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Khayla Mitchell added 16 points and four assists, while Sam Herman had 12 points and nine assists. Sia Barnes was the fourth Husky in double figures, also scoring 12 points.
The Huskies led at halftime, 31-16. North Harford is 4-6 league and 9-9 overall.
Cougars thump Tigers
Fallston clinched the Susquehanna Division title Tuesday on the road. The Cougars rolled into and over Rising Sun, 58-24.
Gasior pumped in 17 points to pace the Cougars and Kayla Reilly added 15 points. Megan Shock had eight points and eight Cougars were in the scoring column.
Fallston led 26-15 at the half.
Eagles beat Bobcats
Aberdeen was a winner at Bel Air Tuesday, 61-43, in Chesapeake play. The Eagles pulled away in the second half after leading by just two, 28-26, at half.
Jones returned from an ankle injury to post a game-high 21 points, while Norton scored 20. Taylor Cole also reached double figures with 11 points.
Sam Barnett scored 18 points to lead Bel Air and Renie Tsomos added 10 points.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun