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Fallston girls lead Thursday’s basketball action with rare win at Aberdeen

Fallston's upset of Aberdeen led Thursday night's girls basketball action. Girls from Bel Air, C. Milton Wright, Havre de Grace, Harford Tech and North Harford were also in the win column.
Fallston's upset of Aberdeen led Thursday night's girls basketball action. Girls from Bel Air, C. Milton Wright, Havre de Grace, Harford Tech and North Harford were also in the win column.

The Fallston Cougars girls basketball team came away with a rare win Thursday, going on the road and winning at Aberdeen.

The Cougars (4-1, 8-4) won the UCBAC Chesapeake Division game over the Eagles (2-2, 5-4), 53-49.

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The win was Fallston’s sixth straight game and it keeps the Cougars just one game back of Bel Air in league standings. Sophomore guard Jillian Crawford led the offense with 18 points and three assists, while sophomore center Amanda Sharpe added nine points and five rebounds.

Additionally, senior guard Chantel Curry and junior forward Kelly Ann Perez added nine points apiece to the Cougars offense. Leading the defense, junior center Adrianna Mace and senior forward Logan Ward each grabbed seven rebounds.

Cassandra Smith led the Eagles with 18 points. Kamari Norton and Tristyn DeVeaux scored eight points each and Lynnea Pugh added seven points.

Bobcats are 9-0

Bel Air (4-0, 9-0) had no trouble staying perfect with a 43-22 Chesapeake win over host Joppatowne (0-3, 3-6) on Thursday.

Jay Harden had 14 points and four rebounds to lead the winners, while Maggi Hall scored 12 points.

Olivia Simon added eight points, four rebounds and four blocks and Cia Vlangas had two points, five boards and three steals

Joppatowne scoring was led by Janiece Bennett, who scored eight points.

Bel Air led the game at half, 17-8.

Koop leads Warriors

The Havre de Grace Warriors (3-2, 3-5) beat host Bo Manor (3-1, 6-2), 58-57, Thursday in Susquehanna Division play.

The Warriors won on a buzzer-beating shot from senior Hannah Koop. Koop led the Warriors with 17 points.

Junior Amyha Sheppard contributed 14 points and defensive pressure was the key to the Warrior’s success, noted head coach Lisa Koop.

Mustangs snap skid

C. Milton Wright (2-3, 5-4) put an to end to a four-game losing streak Thursday, rolling over visiting Elkton (0-4, 4-8), 50-32, in Chesapeake play.

Maddie Nimmo’s 19 points paced the Mustangs scoring, while Courtney Frank added 10 points and Miranda Turner scored nine.

Cobras beats Tigers

Harford Tech (4-1, 5-5) is atop the Susquehanna standings after its 44-27 win over visiting Rising Sun on Thursday.

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Alexa Baldwin led the scoring with 17 points and Quren Santiago added 14 points.

Hawks top Rams

North Harford (3-2, 3-6) added a Susquehanna win Thursday, beating host Edgewood (3-2, 5-7), 46-36.

Lily Macatee led the Hawks with 15 points, five rebounds, four steals and one block, while Lillian Duffy added 10 points, six rebounds and two blocks.

Lexie Coldiron added six points, six rebounds and an assist and Lauryn Warfield contributed five points, 14 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block.

Edgewood senior Skylar Lewis led all scorers with 23 points.

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