No. 2-ranked St. Mary's was pressed into overtime for the second straight time in a Catholic League game, but then gained control to defeat No. 13 John Carroill, 56-53, in Bel Air yesterday.
The Saints needed a basket from senior center Felicia Holloway with three seconds left in regulation to send the game into extra time.
Holloway scored 24 points in the game, 16 in the second half and four more in overtime.
The Saints, won defeated Mercy, 61-60, in overtime on Wednesday, improved to 15-2 overall and stayed unbeaten in the league at 7-0.
No. 3 Seton Keough 54, No. 7 Mercy 38: Strong team defense and a hot-shooting first half led the Gators to a comfortable Catholic League win yesterday. The Gators (15-4, 8-1 league) got a game-high 20 points from Denise King and 16 more from Keisha Blackwell. Seton Keough led 31-13 at the half.
Mercy, coming off a tough 61-60 overtime loss at No. 2-ranked St. Mary's on Wednesday, dropped to 14-8 overall and 5-4 in the league.
"Defensively, we really played well, and we also shot the ball real well in the first half," said Seton Keough coach Jim Stromberg. "I think Mercy looked a little tired after the St. Mary's game. Every shot they took seemed to hit the front of the rim."
The Magic got 17 points from senior center Jamie Vogtman.
No. 5 Meade 66, South River 49: Dina Eldridge scored 24 points and Angie Creek added 17 to lead the Mustangs (12-3). The Mustangs scored 21 points in the fourth period to secure the win after leading by just seven at the half. Lindsey Roche led the Seahawks (7-7) with 20 points and four steals.
No. 6 Archbishop Spalding 59, St. John's at Prospect Hall 28: Amy Campion scored 12 points to lead the Cavaliers, who jumped out to a 32-11 halftime lead and rolled in Catholic League action.
No. 8 Glenelg 67, River Hill 47: Lauren Martin contributed 22 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and seven steals in the Gladiators' (15-0, 11-0) victory over the Hawks. Kris Brust added 15 points and a team-high 13 rebounds for Glenelg.
No. 9 Milford Mill 58, Randallstown 33: Mandy Clark's 22 points led the Millers. Quante Toney scored 14 for the Millers, who held Randallstown to two points in the second period and nine in the first half. Monique Mason and Shanel Knox led the Rams with eight points apiece.
No. 11 Arundel 90, North County 40: Meagan Rollins and Najmah Fauntleroy scored 18 points each to lead the host Wildcats (10-5). Jill Marano chipped in 14 points for the winners, who jumped to a 51-24 lead at halftime.
Stephanie Watts' 13 points and Caitlin Burns' 12 led the Knights (3-9).
No. 15 Mount Hebron 63, Hammond 38: Junior center Lauren Kickham led all scorers with 17 points as Mount Hebron won at home. Senior Mia Molfino and junior Annie Collins each scored 14 points as the Vikings (12-3) allowed only 12 points in the second half.
No. 16 Catonsville 83, Parkville 52: Maura Lentz led the Comets with 23 points, and Carol Schmoeller and Danni Packer each added 11.
No. 17 Severna Park 70, Glen Burnie 40: Senior guard Natalie Hicks led the way with 13 points, four steals and two assists as the host Falcons (9-4) rolled. Senior forward Kim Lawton scored 14 points and senior Lauren Huber contributed 13 as the Falcons had 10 different players score.
No. 18 Centennial 39, Oakland Mills 37 (2OT): The Eagles (13-2, 10-1) came from behind to win the defensive, Howard County struggle. Her team behind 16-13 at half, Centennial sophomore Ashley Evans scored all 17 points after the intermission to lead the Eagles. Centennial connected on just 10 field goals with a 16-for-27 performance at the free-throw line playing big in the win. Sophomore center Rayna DuBose's 15 points led Oakland Mills.
Pub Date: 1/30/99