With the UCBAC Chesapeake Division lead at stake in girls basketball, Aberdeen and Patterson Mill squared off on the Huskies home court Thursday night.
Aberdeen (4-0 league, 8-2 overall) picked up the win, beating the pesky Huskies, 60-57. Despite the loss, Patterson Mill (4-1, 9-3) celebrated the scoring of 1,000 career points by senior Morgan Golec. Golec needed eight points entering the game and finished with a game-high 25 points.
Stephanie Jones scored 16 points to pace three Eagles in double figures. Endia Jones added 11 points and Sierra Palmer had 10 points. Aberdeen senior center Brionna Jones (1,812 career points) did not play in the contest.
According to Eagles coach Amber Milnes, Jones has a knee injury and they are still waiting for MRI results. There is no date of return as of Friday morning.
Samantha Herman added 10 points for the Huskies in the loss.
Hawks beat Cougars
In a Friday night special of sorts, North Harford (1-3, 3-8) rode the 20-plus point efforts of two players to roll past host Fallston, 56-28, in Chesapeake play.
Morgan Knox poured in 23 points to lead the Hawks, while Annie Wernig lit up the nets with 21 points.
Sam Gasior led the Cougars (0-4, 3-9) with seven points, while Kayla Reilly and Pheonix Offutt scored five points each.
North Harford led at the half, 28-14.
Rams thump Warriors
Edgewood (5-0, 6-5) hosted Havre de Grace (3-2, 3-6) in a Thursday Susquehanna tilt that was also for division lead. The Rams made it look easy, blowing away the Warriors, 54-15. Shania Stamper led Edgewood with 17 points.
Addie Richardson highlighted the Havre de Grace efforts with seven points, two rebounds and two steals. Hadizah Tukpei added three points, 10 rebounds, two steals and two blocks, while Shannon Pilcher finished with three points, five rebounds, four steals and two blocks.
Mustangs turn back Bobcats
C. Milton Wright (3-1, 8-3) had to come from behind to beat host Bel Air Thursday night. The Mustangs, who trailed the Bobcats 30-26 at the half, battled back for a 68-60 win in Chesapeake play.
Allie Appleby paced the Mustangs with 27 points and five assists.
Emma Hahner added 11 points, while Savannah Humphreys had 13 rebounds and Blake Bukowski had six rebounds. Connor Hanley led the Bobcats (2-3, 6-6) with 22 points.
Mariners fall to Indians
Joppatowne (2-3, 2-8) slipped under the .500 mark in Susquehanna play Thursday with a 53-48 loss to visiting North East.
Felicia Okoye led the Mariners efforts with a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds, while Niyah Green added 15 points and six rebounds.