The Aberdeen girls basketball team completed its UCBAC Chesapeake (upper) Division schedule Monday, beating host North Harford, 82-72.
The win put the Eagles at 11-1 in the division, in a deadlock with Patterson Mill. Both had beaten each other and the tiebreaker to determine the champion is best overall record, which falls to Patterson Mill, at 16-4; the Eagles are 15-6.
Patterson Mill will meet Susquehanna (lower) champion Fallston Wednesday at 5 p.m. at C. Milton Wright.
In Aberdeen's win, Kierra Palmer had a season-best 33 points, while Nazje Norton scored 19 and Stephanie Jones added 12.
Annie Wernig scored 24 points to lead North Harford (4-8 league, 10-11 overall) and Allie Whitacre scored 22.
Huskies drop one
Patterson Mill took on visiting Winters Mill Monday and lost, 55-50.
Qalea Ismail, still playing limited time with injury, played one half and led the Huskies with 16 points, five steals and three blocks.
Khayla Mitchell added 11 points and Stephanie Ehly had eight rebounds and five assists.
Cougars beat Mariners
Fallston stayed perfect in Susquehanna play Monday, beating visiting Joppatowne, 60-25.
Logan Gasior led the Cougars (13-0 league, 14-7 overall) with 19 points, while Megan Shock and Kayla Reilly each had eight.
Tyshaun Creighton led Joppatowne (3-8 league, 3-14 overall) with 13 points.
The Cougars led 29-8 at the half.
Warriors drop Tigers
Havre de Grace also picked up a Susquehanna victory Monday, blowing out visiting Rising Sun, 55-20.
The Warriors (7-6 league, 9-8 overall) led 14-2 early in quarter number two and 28-6 at half. Taylor Smith scored 28 points to pace three Warriors in double figures. Addie Richardson added 11 points and Lauren Herrington scored 10.
Eagles win conference
Harford Christian won its first Maryland Association of Christian School Athletic Conference tournament title in 10 years on Saturday, beating Rosedale Baptist, 50-29. The game was played at Harford Christian.
The Eagles received a big championship game effort from Kelsey Williams, who finished with 20 points and 17 rebounds to gain Tournament MVP honors.
Chloe Akers added 11 points and Gracie Shannahan had five assists; both were named All-Tournament. A solid team defensive effort by Stephanie Titel, Grace Humes and Lily Loomis held Rosedale's top scorer 10 points below her average.
Harford is 18-6 heading into the Maryland Christian School State Tournament this week.
Huskies lead Friday action
Friday girls basketball in Harford County was limited to just a few a games, but important to the combatants nonetheless.
In the only game between two division foes, Patterson Mill defeated host Edgewood, 69-40, in UCBAC Chesapeake Division play.
In the win, Khayla Mitchell led three Huskies in double figures with 19 points, while Sam Herman added 15 points and Chyna Latimer scored 12 points.
Bobcats edge Cougars in OT
In one of two non-division games between two county teams, Bel Air edged host Fallston, 53-52, in overtime. Fallston led 25-17 at the half.
Jamie Bittner scored 12 points to lead the Bobcats (12-8 overall) and Sam Barnett chipped in with 11 points.
Kayla Reilly's 14 points paced three Cougars (13-7 overall) in double figures. Logan Gasior and Jordan Vocke each scored 13 points.
Hawks beat Warriors
North Harford was an easy winner at Havre de Grace, taking the non-division game, 55-20. The Hawks led at the half, 28-11.
Allie Whitacre scored 13 points and Annie Wernig added 11 points to guide the Hawks (10-10 overall). Taylor Smith scored eight points to pace Havre de Grace (8-8 overall), while Addie Richardson scored seven.
Patterson Mill and Aberdeen both picked up wins Thursday night.
The Huskies had a tough assignment, visiting C. Milton Wright. The Mustangs were celebrating Senior Night and Patterson Mill was without its best player, Qalea Ismail, who sprained a wrist in a fall during Tuesday night's win over North Harford.
The Huskies managed without Ismail and hung on for a 56-53 win. The Huskies led at the half, 31-29.
Sam Herman led Patterson Mill with 22 points and Gabby Chenworth was big off the bench, contributing 11 points. Khayla Mitchell added 10 points.
CMW's Emma Hahner had a huge game, scoring 32 points and grabbing 17 rebounds. Megan Aro chipped in with seven points. The Mustangs are 5-6 in the league and 9-10 overall.
Eagles keep pace
Aberdeen (14-6) had it much easier in its 69-12 win over visiting and winless Elkton. The Eagles led at the half, 47-8.
Stephanie Jones scored 20 points to lead the Eagles and Nazje Norton scored 18. Kierra Palmer added seven points.
Havre de Grace (6-6 league) picked up a Susquehanna (lower) Division win Thursday, beating host Bo Manor, 51-28. The Warriors led 20-8 at the half. No individual stats were provided.
The draw for regional playoffs was held Sunday and seven teams will play in Friday's first round.
In Class 3A North-Section II, North Harford will host Patapsco at 5:30 p.m., while C. Milton Wright will host Dundalk at 7 p.m. In an all-Harford contest, Bel Air will host Edgewood at 6 p.m.
Aberdeen, the top seed, received a bye and will host the North Harford-Patapsco winner next week.
In 2A East-Section I, Fallston will visit North East at 6 p.m. and Harford Tech will face visiting Elkton at approximately 8 p.m. Patterson Mill is the top seed and will host Fallston or North East next week.
In 1A East-Section I, Joppatowne will visit Kent County at a time to be determined, while top seed Havre de Grace will host the winner March 4 at 6 p.m.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun