Unranked Parkville (12-10) scored a surprisingly easy 61-38 upset last night of visiting Catonsville, eliminating the No. 15-ranked Comets from the Class 3A North playoffs.
Catonsville ended its season 18-3, but two of those losses came in the Comets' last three games.
The Knights' Kareem Hayes led all scorers with 15 points, Earl Smith had 11 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks, and Craig Jordan had 12 points and 11 assists.
Parkville, which outscored Catonsville 27-13 in the fourth period, visits Milford Mill in a second-round game on Monday.
No. 20 Woodlawn 79, C. Milton Wright 59: Ishmael Robinson had a game-high 29 points and 12 rebounds to power the host Warriors (16-8) over the Mustangs (10-13) in Class 3A North. Rome Holley added 12 points for the winners. Woodlawn led 35-32 at half.
Class 4A East
No. 3 Annapolis 67, Severna Park 38: Junior Thomas Hawkins became the fifth player in Annapolis boys basketball history to score 1,000 career points as the No. 3-ranked Panthers (23-1) routed Severna Park, 67-38, in the region's only first-round game last night.
Hawkins' 18 points gave him exactly 1,000 over his three-year career. Marcus Johnson had a game-high 23 points for Annapolis, and Marcus Neal had 10 in eliminating the Falcons (10-13).
Annapolis returns to No. 5 Meade (21-2) at 7 p.m. Monday.
The Panthers defeated Meade, which had a first-round bye, for a second time this season, 73-66, in Wednesday's Anne Arundel County championship game.
Class 4A North
No. 6 Southern-B 81, No. 12 Southwestern 61: Melvin Scott's 24 points led four double-digit scorers as the visiting Bulldogs (16-5) breezed.
Southern also got 19 points from Isaiah Johnson and 13 each from Colin Murdock and Darryl Dorsey. Terrell Dantzler and Michael Jones had 20 points each to lead the Sabers (19-9).
No. 7 Mervo 77, Patterson 62: Marcus Hatten had a game-high 30 points along with 10 assists, seven steals and six blocks for the host Mustangs (18-5).
Hatten had 20 in the first half as Mervo led by 15 (36-21) at half.
The Mustangs visit Dulaney at 3: 30 p.m. Monday.
No. 13 Lake Clifton 77, Walbrook 70: Dale Byrd and Teoine Carroll scored 18 points apiece and 6-foot-8 center Brandon Haughton added 15 to help the Lakers (13-6). Ivan Wilson led the Warriors (10-11) with 18 points.
The Lakers visit No. 16 Northern, which had a first-round bye, at 4 p.m. Monday.
Class 1A North
Forest Park 91, Perryville 30: Donnell Dobbins had 15 points, 13 assists, 10 rebounds, and 10 steals for the defending Class 1A state champion Foresters (5-16). Dante Toles and Raschid Smith each scored 22 for Forest Park, which visits Chesapeake-BC Monday.
Pub Date: 2/27/99