Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action from Friday, Feb. 24.
Glen Burnie 66, North County 65: Greg Pittman hit two free throws with 20 seconds left to give the Gophers a victory in their first-round Class 4A East Region I playoff game. John Mallory led the Gophers with 16 points, while Pittman finished with 15 points. Jeremy Scanlon scored a game-high 22 points for North County.
Arundel 74, Old Mill 64: Noah Frayer poured in 37 points to lift the Wildcats to the Class 4A East Region I semifinals to face top-seeded Meade. Aqeel Sana put down 12 points and eight rebounds.
Severna Park 46, Leonardtown 36: The Falcons overtook Leonardtown in the second half led by their defense and Liam Cleary’s shooting. Cleary hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points. Brendan Abell added 10.
Aberdeen 99, Towson 55: The Eagles cruised in their 3A North Region II first-round playoff game. Artarus Brown had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the win. Tyseaun Rodgers had 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Kenny Hunter added 14 points and Justin Franklin 12.
Howard 74, Mt. Hebron 52: The No. 3 seed Lions built an 11-point halftime lead and cruised to a win in their 3A East Region I quarterfinal. Griffin Garner scored 23 to lead the Lions (10-11) while Aiden Adamitis scored 13 and Griffin Haberern had 12. Cooper Strohman scored 16 for Mt. Hebron (5-18).
Poolesville 55, Glenelg 50: The No.5 seed Gladiators (8-13) fell to the No. 4 seed Falcons in the Class 2A West Region II quarterfinals. Matt Dalton led the way for Glenelg with 23 points, while Ty Jenkins had nine.
Atholton 69, Oakland Mills 57: The No. 4 seed Raiders (11-12) advance to the Class 3A East Region II semifinals on Tuesday against top seed Long Reach. Christian Jackson scored a season-high 27 points, while Ian Morton had 21. For Oakland Mills (10-13), Kamal Francis scored 20 points, while Dejuan Taylor added 13.
Westminster 61, Marriotts Ridge 47: Chance Byrnes scored 14 points and Ashton Stewart was right behind him with 13 as the Owls won their 3A East Region I quarterfinal. Jah Donald posted a double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds. Micah Ozgar added 10 points and Kyle Hoot scored nine.
South Carroll 50, Winters Mill 31: Leah Miller scored 16 points to lead the Cavaliers in their 2A West Region I first-round win.
Westminster 49, Centennial 11: The Owls (17-5) had 11 players score in their 3A East Region I win. Maddy Gassman led with 12 points, Julianna Lesher scored eight and Kaylen Battle chipped in seven.
Harford Tech 62, Elkton 22: Amya Goodsell and Jordan Strang posted double-doubles as the Cobras won their 2A East Region I opener. Goodsell had 15 points and 10 rebounds to go with seven assists and four steals. Strang finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists. Anyia Gibson added eight points, seven blocks, five rebounds and three steals. They travel to Rising Sun on Monday for a regional semifinal.
Fallston 58, North East 44: The Cougars got 20 points and 10 rebounds from Ayla Galloway to win their Class 2A East Region I quarterfinal. Natalie Wirth had nine points, nine rebounds and four steals. Sarah Gent and Jadin Woods each scored seven points.
Edgewood 52, Kenwood 24: The Rams had four players score in double figures in their 3A North Region II win. Kimora Barton led all scorers with 16 points. La’kel Davis and Lilly Smeltzer each scored 12, while Arianna Sisk had 11. Smeltzer also grabbed 10 rebounds and Sisk had nine.
Middletown 32, Glenelg 28: Talia Jenkins and Breonah Lawyer each scored eight points for No. 3 seed Middletown in the win. Both Nia Stewart and Reese Holden scored six points for the No. 6 Gladiators (12-11). Middletown will face No. 2 seed Hammond in the Class 2A West Region II semifinals on Monday.
Long Reach 22, Wilde Lake 20: The No. 4 seed Lightning (4-19) advance to Monday’s Class 3A East Region II semifinal against top seed River Hill. For No. 5 seed Wilde Lake (1-19), both Sophia Julian and Quinn Corkeron had eight points.
Reservoir 48, Arundel 46: The No. 4 seed Gators (7-13) fought back from down nine with four minutes remaining to advance to Monday’s Class 4A East Region I semifinal. Alissa Young excelled with 24 points, including a key turnaround 3-pointer late in the shot clock and a key drive to put the Gators up late. For Arundel, Jessica Gotschall scored 15 points while Logan Ferrell had 12.
Chesapeake-AA 59, J.M. Bennett 20: Natalie Forman hauled in 11 points, 15 rebounds and four steals in the Cougars’ 3A South II Region quarterfinal victory. Chesapeake advances to face Oxon Hill on Monday. Ella Shannon added 10 points, Kasey Slade added eight points, and Ava Arruda had six points and six assists.
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