College basketball's Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets may have coined the phrase "Lethal Weapon Three," but the Knicks of the The Supreme Sports Club 13-15 Basketball League are trying to redefine the term.
The team improved to 2-0 last weekend as the trio of Darnerien McCants, Donald Wallace II and Troy Hines combined for 82 points in their team's 91-43 win over the Celtics.
McCants led the way with a game-high 31 points, followed by Wallace (30) and Hines (21).
Damon Cole scored 13 and Matt Hallovan, 10, to lead the Celtics (1-1).
The Suns also improved to 2-0 with a 64-28 win over the Blazers. Keilan Matthews led the way with a game-high 19 points, and Chad Silverberg added 10.
Mike Brown scored 15 to lead the Blazers (0-2).
In the other game, the Bulls defeated the Lakers, 58-41. Bernie Dennison led all scorers with 21 points and Nicholas Green added 17 to pace the Bulls (1-1). Tari Mitchell scored 13 to lead the Lakers (1-1).
* 8-9 -- The Magic of The Supreme Sports Club improved to 2-0 over the weekend with a thrilling 18-17 win over the Nets.
Chad Gilmore led the Magic with nine points and seven 'f rebounds, and Will Young added five points. Philip Boccuzzi scored a game-high 14 points to pace the Nets (1-1).
The Bullets also improved to 2-0, defeating the Clippers, 20-12. Tim Hill led the way with eight points, Henri Sanders had six and Rod Hamilton added 10 rebounds.
Chris Stefan had eight points and three steals to lead the Clippers (0-2).
* 10-12 -- Bryan Warner scored a game-high 14 points and Cheo Barbosar added 12 to help the Tar Heels of The Supreme Sports Club improve to 2-0 with a 35-13 win over the Terps.
Nathan Ochsner scored six points to lead the Terps (1-1).
In the league's other game, Indiana defeated Michigan, 19-17.
Kevin Chrapaty led Indiana (1-1) with six points and Marco Rodriguez and Jennifer Westervelt each had four. Ben Lipou scored six and Jason Lewis four to pace Michigan (0-2).
A number of teams from Howard County did well at the recent National Softball Association Class C and D National and World Series Qualifier at Fairlands Sports Complex in Prince George's County.
In Class D, county power Imprinted Sportswear-State Farm went 3-2, finishing second to Larry's Tavern of Millersville (5-0). Pepsi of Laurel finished fifth.
In Class C, American Legion of Laurel took first place at 5-0, followed by Bill's Towing of Ellicott City (3-2).
The Rebels of Rivera won four games in a row to claim the women's title.
There's a three-way battle for first in the Howard County Recreation and Parks Co-Rec A Volleyball League.
The Jackalopes lead the way at 9-3, followed by Michael's Pub (8-4) and TTGBITN (7-4).
In the Co-Rec B League, five teams are in the hunt with four or fewer losses.
The Butler Did It, TRC Mallers and Foul Play are tied for first at 6-3, followed by the Sunday Spikers (8-4) and Nova (5-4).
* Under-14 girls -- The Maryland Majestic saw its 30-game unbeaten streak fall last week with a 1-0 loss to SC Baltimore.
The Majestic was outmanned, losing a number of players to school trips and disciplinary actions.
The team got back to its winning ways on Saturday, as Natalie Cox's hat-trick propelled the majestic to a 4-1 win over the Vista Blazers at Cedar Lane Park.
Bridget White scored the other goal for the victors. The Blazers scored their only goal when a Majestic defender unintentionally headed the ball into the net.
Melissa Murphy and Natalie Rothemund each had an assist, and Noelle Brown led the defense.
On Sunday, Murphy scored on her first shot of the game to lead the Majestic to a 1-0 win over the Springfield Youth Club Wildcats.
Rothemund had the assist. Katie Garrity, Abigail Berman, Courtney Graham, Melissa Greczy and Anne Greenfield also played well.
* 10-11 girls -- The Centennial Blasters remained undefeated in Soccer Association of Columbia neighborhood play last week with a 3-2 win over rival Centennial.
Maggie Via led the Blasters' offense with a pair of goals for the third straight game, and Ali Woods added the game winner.
Shelly Sinclair, Hope Zelinger, Talia Morrison and Caitlin Curran also played well for the victors. Katie Kurcz and Julia Sajauskas each scored goals in defeat.
* Under-12 boys -- The Columbia Soccer Club Blaze recorded its third straight shutout of a National Capitol Soccer League opponent last weekend with a 3-0 win over the Greatfalls Blue Devils.
The Blaze was led by goalie Kevin Lyons and sweeper Robby Falk, who together helped keep the Devils' offense at bay. Kenny Roberts and Conor Rector controlled the midfield.
Jeff Ebaugh got Columbia on the board in the first half on a long shot over the keeper's head to make it 1-0.
In the second half, Andy Hekimian scored on a bullet from the top of the penalty area, after Matt Wallace and Danny Liparini worked the ball through the midfield, and Aaron McKinley extended the Blaze lead with a shot from the left side.
* Under-15 girls -- The Columbia Spirit remained undefeated in Washington Area Girls Soccer League Division I play last weekend with a win and a tie.
The Spirit began the weekend with a dominating 3-0 win over the Seneca Sting on Saturday. Striker Michelle Clare scored all three Spirit goals in the first half, beating her defenders time and again.
Meg Cronin had an assist, and midfielders Jamie Baier, Katie Douglas and Wesley Daughters and striker Ashley Decker also played well.
On Sunday, the Spirit battled the archrival Potomac Pros to a 1-1 tie, ending the Columbia team's shutout streak at five.
Shannon Otto scored the lone Spirit goal on a 20-foot direct kick. But Potomac then tied the game with seven minutes left.
Rima Sidhu had a strong game in goal for the Spirit.
* Under-13 girls -- The Western Howard Attack lost, 1-0, to the Sterling Heat Sunday in the Washington Area Girls Soccer League.
Despite outshooting its opponent, the Attack was unable to score.
Mara Timourian, Kim Laws and Stephanie Lewis played well on defense for the Attack, and Jackie Burk, Jennifer Fralick and Katie Bullard led the offense.
* Under-10 girls -- The Columbia Fury beat the Severna Park Hot Feet, 5-0, in Washington Area Girls Soccer League play on Sunday.
Nicole Roy-Harrison scored the hat-trick for the Fury, and Lindsay Pippin and Katie Nelson added one goal each.
The win came on the heels of a 3-1 loss to Alexandria Saturday. Though the Fury dominated play for most of the game, fullback Erin Jackson scored the team's lone goal. Keeper Alison West played well in goal.
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