In a Monday night girls basketball contest at Bel Air High, the host Bobcats walked away with a 46-33 victory over cross-town rival Fallston.
Bel Air led the game, 22-15, at halftime.
The Bobcats' Renie Tsomos led all scorers with 17 points.
Fallston's Kayla Reilly had a team-best 13 points.
Bel Air tops North Harford
On Friday night, Bel Air picked up win number two on the road at North Harford.
North Harford led 22-20 at the half, but Bel Air turned the two-point deficit into a two-point 49-47 win. The contest was the opener for both in UCBAC Chesapeake (upper) Division play.
Junior guard Renie Tsomos scored 13 points to lead Bel Air (2-0 overall, 1-0 league). Samantha Barnett, also a junior guard, added 11 points.
North Harford (0-2, 0-1) was led by Annie Wernig's 19 points. Ally Whitaker was credited with a tremendous defensive effort, according to Hawks head coach Kris Kapinos.
Patriots beat Mustangs
John Carroll grabbed local bragging rights for 2013 Friday night, with a convincing 67-35 win over visiting and neighboring C Milton Wright.
Rita Watson and Dooriya Kane had 15 points each for the Patriots, with Watson doing her damage on the inside and Kane from the outside with four three-point bombs. Senior captain Haley Kyger had 19 rebounds and seven points for John Carroll, which improved to 2-1 on the season. John Carroll freshman Lucie Passwater nearly garnered a double-double as she finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.
Emily Hahner led the Mustangs, also 2-1, with eight points.
Eagles beat Huskies
Harford County's two best and most successful girls basketball teams over the past few years went head-to-head Thursday night, when Patterson Mill traveled to Aberdeen for a Chesapeake Division opener for both.
The Eagles (2-0 overall, 1-0 league) got the better of the Huskies, winning 61-40. The loss dropped Patterson Mill to 1-1 overall and 0-1 in league.
Sophomore Stephanie Jones pumped in 30 points to lead the Eagles. The effort was witnessed by numerous college scouts and coaches, including Brenda Frese, head coach at Maryland. Brionna Jones, Stephanie's older sister, is a freshman on the Terps roster this year. Nazje Norton added 11 points for the Eagles.
Qalea Ismail led the Huskies with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Chyna Latimer added nine points and 14 rebounds. Huskies point guard Sam Herman dished out five assists.
Cougars beat Panthers
Fallston (1-1) picked up its first win, beating visiting Perryville, 54-18, in Susquehanna (lower) Division action Thursday.
Logan Gasior scored 15 points to pace 10 Cougars in the scoring column. Kayla Shock added seven points, while Megan Shock, Kayla Reilly and Maddie Swinehart each scored six points.
Jillian Miller led Perryville (1-1) with four points, six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block. Teri Wennersten added two points and nine rebounds.
Cobras beat Warriors
Harford Tech beat host Havre de Grace, 58-40, in a Susquehanna Division game Thursday that was much closer than the final score.
Tech led at 27-21 at the half, but just 38-35 after three quarters. Tech, however, blew open the game by outscoring Havre de Grace, 20-5, in the final quarter.
Katrina Yaroshevich had a monster game for Tech, scoring a career best 38 points. Both teams are 1-1.
Joppatowne is still looking for a win after an 48-27 loss at North East in Susquehanna play Friday. The Mariners are 0-2 overall and 0-1 in league play.
Edgewood (1-0 overall, 1-0 league) opened its Chesapeake Division schedule with an easy 55-12 win at Elkton Thursday. No further details were provided.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun