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Down 10, 2: 00 left, Rams nip N'western Trader's free throw wins thriller for Randallstown; Basketball roundup


James Jegede scored 21 points and Marshall Contee had 11 as host, No. 14-ranked Randallstown (2-0) overcame a 10-point deficit over the game's final two minutes to edge Northwestern, 60-59.

The victory earned the Rams the right to face No. 19 Edgewood, a 72-69 winner over defending Baltimore City champ Douglass, in today's championship game of the Rams' tip-off tournament.

Archie Trader's free throw with 27 seconds left broke the tie and subsequent steal secured the win.

No. 2 Southern-B 78, No. 20 Woodlawn 68: Melvin Scott had a game-high 28 points as the Bulldogs (3-0) kept the host Warriors (0-3) winless.

No. 6 St. Frances 78, Phelps (D.C.) 46: Tim Payne had 15 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots, Tavon McCoy had seven points and 13 assists, and Jamal Brunt (13 points), Terance Whithers (13) and Gerald Brown (11) were among 10 scorers for the Panthers (3-1).

No. 7 Calvert Hall 65, No. 12 Broadneck 41: Jared Woodley had 19 points, Reggie Bryant 18, and Delbert Randall 17 with eight rebounds, as the host Cardinals (4-1) turned a 27-19 halftime lead into a blowout.

No. 13 Mervo 65, Forest Park 50: Senior All-Metro guard Marcus Hatton had 32 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and forward Kevin Taylor had 12 points and 14 rebounds as the Mustangs (3-0) galloped past the Class 1A state champs (0-2).

Loyola 46, Park 22: Senior guard Mike Bosica scored 14 points and senior Tim Hyle had six assists as the Dons (2-3) won their consolation game of the Laker Invitational at Boys' Latin.

Lansdowne 71, Liberty 70: Chad Gibson scored 26 points, and Gerald Hurt hit Lansdowne's game-winning lay-up with five seconds left.

Girls games

No. 2 Roland Park 59, Fallston 40: Up 24-23 at intermission, the Reds buried the Cougars in Harford County with a 20-4 third-period run, led by Betsy Gaines' 16 points and 13 more from Elizabeth Ryan.

No. 7 Seton Keough 63, Severna Park 34: Meaghan Allan scored 14 points, Sarah Franz contributed 10, and Denise King, Laura Stromberg and Jackie Valderas scored eight points for the Gators (5-0), who led 36-19 at half.

No. 12 Glenelg 69, Hammond 39: Four players scored in double figures as the Gladiators overwhelmed the Bears. Glenelg center Kristina Burst scored a game-high 31 points. Lauren Martin had 11 points. Heather Young and Stephanie Howell had 10 each.

No. 13 Centennial 46, Howard 39: Sophomore Ashley Evans led all scorers with 16 points, and Erica Schroeder contributed nine for the Eagles, who improved to 3-0 with their victory over their Howard County rival.

No. 15 Francis Scott Key 49, Boonsboro 23: Sophomore Adria Stonesifer had 12 points to lead the host Eagles (2-1) to victory. Senior Cindi Stem contributed 10 points and five steals for the Eagles, who led 26-3 at halftime.

No. 16 Long Reach 37, No. 18 River Hill 30: Thandi Howell had 11 points and Sharetta Gross had nine as the Lightning (1-1) closed with a 12-4 run to overcome a five-point deficit in the game's final four minutes.

vTC No. 17 Liberty 64, Lansdowne 53: Colleen Cox scored 19 points and Meredith Priddy 14 as the Lions improved to 3-1.

No. 19 Dulaney 47, Bel Air 27: Bridget Fitzsimmons led all scorers with 22 points, all but one in the second half, as the host Lions (3-1) rallied from an 18-14 halftime deficit to beat the Bobcats (1-1). Fitzsimmons also had nine rebounds and seven steals.

Katie Kilgalen chipped in 13 points for Dulaney, which held Bel Air to just nine second-half points. Jacque LaFleur led Bel Air with 16.

No. 20 Woodlawn 58, Northwestern 42: Stacie Allen had a game-high 22 points to lead the visiting Warriors. Stephanie McPherson had 14 points for Woodlawn and Tiffany Stanley 13. Both teams are now 1-2.

Pub Date: 12/12/98

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