South River

Boys basketball

Hall scored 55 points in two games last week, including a season-high 32 in Friday's 64-57 overtime victory againstChesapeake.

South River (10-8) overcame a four-point deficit in the final minute of overtime, with Hall scoring four of his points in the extra period to bring the Hawks back against the Cougars (4-13).

Hall, a 6-foot-5 sophomore center who leads the Seahawks with 20 points per game, also pulled down 12 rebounds and had three assists.

Last Tuesday, Hall had 23 points, eight boards and three assists ina 63-72 loss to Broadneck (14-4). The 20 boards in the two games lifted Hall's season average to 8.4 per game.

With Hall leading the way, South River is fighting for a playoff berth in Class 3A Region IV.




Girls basketball

Dadds led the Class 2A Eagles of Coach Calvin Vain to wins overtwo 4A schools last week, with 35 points, 29 boards, seven steals, four assists and three blocked shots.

The 5-foot-11 junior forward had her biggest game of the week on Friday in a 72-48 romp over Annapolis (3-15). She scored 19 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had four steals.

In a 57-20 rout of Queen Anne's last Tuesday, Dadds had 16 points, 14 boards and three steals for the 11-7 Eagles.



Old Mill

Marco was awesome last week in the heavyweight division as defending state and county champion Old Mill gained a share of the Anne Arundel County 4A regular-season dual-match titlewith three victories. The junior heavyweight posted three falls.

Old Mill, Annapolis and Broadneck are county tri-champions with records of 8-1 each in county dual-match action.

Last Tuesday, Old Millcaptured a tri-meet by destroying Arundel, 60-0, and North County, 67-6. Marco pinned Arundel's highly touted Pat Beach in 4 minutes, 42 seconds of their bout and came right back to nail North County's Jim Ray to the canvas in 3:31.

Selected by sports columnist Pat O'Malley for the week ending Feb. 9. Only players nominated by coaches and thepublic are selected for the Players of the Week column. Nominations must be phoned to Pat O'Malley's 24-hour Sportsline, 647-2499, absolutely no later than 11 p.m. Sunday for inclusion in Tuesday's paper.

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