Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
Chesapeake 45, Northeast 33: Junior point guard Ella Shannon scored 14 points to lead the Cougars past their Pasadena rivals. Senior power forward Kylie Capes had a strong all-around game with nine points, 15 rebounds and six steals for Chesapeake (4-2). Senior forward Michaela Dennis contributed seven points and six rebounds. Vanessa Tomshack scored 12 points and Maggie Lawrence added nine to lead Northeast.
Meade 46, Southern 37: Senior guard Carlissa Hill and sophomore forward Avani Burton scored 13 points apiece to lead Meade. Isabella Wooster scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds for the host Bulldogs. Lindsey Miller netted 11 points, while Jordan Wheeler totaled seven points and 11 rebounds for Southern.
South River 48, Arundel 38: Freshmen Karlee Hawkins and Ryleigh Adam both posted double-doubles to lead the Seahawks. Hawkins led the way with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Adam totaled 14 points and 10 boards. Senior Leila Townsend also had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds for South River, which outscored Arundel 21-10 in the fourth quarter. Senior guard Heather Middleton totaled 18 points, nine rebounds and seven steals for Arundel. Senior forward Nyla Laniyonu had nine points and six rebounds.
Broadneck 49, Crofton 37: Junior forward Bryce Payne scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Bruins (3-6). Junior guard Lilly Kelley added 11 points.
Century 54, Liberty 50: Mia Graff poured in 23 points to go with 11 rebounds, and Eva Brandt had 15 points and 19 rebounds as the Knights overcame a halftime deficit and edged out the Lions, moving to 10-1 on the season. Also for Century, Erin Mellendick scored seven. Maddi Hagerty scored 13 to lead Liberty. Dani Paulsen backed her with 10 points.
Manchester Valley 49, Tuscarora 28: Junior Carmaya Bowman scored 15 points, grabbed nine rebounds and collected three steals, and sophomore Reese Kresslein earned a double-double scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds to lead Manchester Valley (11-1). Sophomore Autumn Stottlemire added eight points and two steals, while freshman Emma Penczek scored seven points and had two steals.
Westminster 51, Linganore 42: Westminster built a 17-point lead at halftime before holding on for the win. Kylie McWilliams lead another balanced scoring attack for Westminster with 13 points to go with five rebounds and three steals. Julianna Lesher added 10 points and Abby Kindle and Taylor Speigle each scored nine, Speigle also collecting seven steals.
Gerstell 60, St. Mary’s 57: The visiting Falcons (7-3, 6-1 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference) went on an 11-5 run in final 3:30 to pull away from the Saints (4-6, 3-4). Gerstell was led by Kiara Hardy (16 points), Eniyah Stinnette (15 points) and Annie Jackson (10 points). Bailey Walden had a game-high 27 points for St. Mary’s. The Falcons have won four of their last five games.
Havre de Grace 43, North East 29: Senior Natiah Turner’s 13 points led the Warriors (5-5, 4-2) past the visiting Indians (3-7, 3-3) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Susquehanna Division play. Senior Kaedence Bryant added 12 points and sophomore Azareya Whiting contributed 10 points. A 13-4 third-quarter run broke open a close game leading to the Warriors victory.
Harford Tech 42, Bo Manor 30: Anyia Gibson scored a team-high 13 points to lead the Cobras (9-3, 3-2) past the visiting Eagles (7-4, 1-4) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division play. The Cobras limited the Eagles to six, second half points.
North Harford 49, Joppatowne 10: The Hawks (7-5, 4-2) defeated the visiting Mariners (1-7, 0-5) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Susquehanna Division play. Jenna Amrhein led the winners with 13 points, six steals and six rebounds. Laynie Sheahy added 10 points, five steals and five rebounds, while Lillian Duffy scored nine points and Caroline Nicholson added eight points. Nicholson also had six blocks and eight rebounds.
Bel Air 43, Aberdeen 28: The Bobcats (1-9, 1-4) picked up their first win, beating the host Eagles (1-9, 0-5) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division play. Sydney Nickel had 10 points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists for the Bobcats, while Allie Tivvis added nine points, two rebounds and two assists. Jazmyn Kemp led Aberdeen’s efforts with nine points, 10 rebounds and six blocks. Bel Air led at the half, 21-11.
Rising Sun 54, Edgewood 50: Harmony Madu scored 12 points and grabbed 22 rebounds for the Rams (7-5, 5-2) in the loss to the host Tigers (5-5, 4-2) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Susquehanna Division play. Ma’niya Alston added 11 points and Janice Rodriguez posted six points and 12 rebounds.
Severna Park 63, Annapolis 41: Senior Anthony Bocchetta poured in 26 points to spark the Falcons, who improved to 7-2 overall and 4-2 in Anne Arundel County play. Sophomore Brenden Abell added 13 points in the win. Kemari Taylor scored 11 points to lead Annapolis.
St. John’s-D.C. 62, St. Mary’s 50: Senior point guard Peyton Mason scored 15 points for the Saints in the nonconference loss. Senior Connor Harris scored 12 points, while junior Grady Wolfe totaled eight points and five rebounds in the loss. St. Mary’s was outscored 43-30 over the second and third quarters.
Arundel 64, Glen Burnie 41: Senior point guard Karis Scott scored 17 points to lead the Wildcats, who jumped out to an 18-5 lead after one quarter, then outscored the Gophers 24-10 in the third to put the game away. Sophomore guard Noah Frayer added 16 points for Arundel, which improved to 7-1 overall. John Mallory scored 19 points to lead Glen Burnie.
Northeast 81, Digital Harbor 57: Cam Albury drained a season-high five 3-pointers in exploding for 30 points to lead the Eagles. Nassim Kurban chipped in 11 points, five steals and six assists for Northeast, which will host Glen Burnie on Friday. Kia Butler added nine points, seven rebounds, five steals and four assists, while Dion White contributed six points, six rebounds and three steals.
Havre de Grace 57, Edgewood 52: The Warriors (6-3, 2-3) knocked off the host Rams (3-6, 2-3) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division play. Quintin Daniels had 15 points and nine rebounds, Dominik McKenney-George finished with 14 points and six steals, and Will Lawder added 14 points and nine rebounds to lead the win. Edgewood was down at halftime, 32-22, but roared back to take a 44-39 with five minutes left in the game. Havre de Grace finished with an 18-8 run to take home the win. Jamier Corprew and Trent Alexander scored 13 points each for the Rams.
Fallston 57, Rising Sun 52: The Cougars (5-5, 3-1) got a season-high 27 points from Dylan Kreis to beat the visiting Tigers (1-6, 1-3) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Susquehanna Division play. Dylan Wheeler added 14 points and five rebounds and Luke Wolff scored nine points. Collin McMaines added five assists and Charlie Widomski contributed four points, three assists and three steals. Fallston led at halftime, 32-27, but went ice cold from the field in the third quarter. Rising Sun led by three with 1:50 to go, but Fallston went 8-for-10 from the foul line in the 4th quarter.
Aberdeen 63, Bel Air 56: The Eagles (8-2, 6-0) stayed unbeaten in league play with the road win over the Bobcats (3-8, 0-5) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division play. Aberdeen, which led 34-30 at half, was led by senior Donovan Peyton’s 15 points, five assists and five rebounds. Tylan Bass added 13 points and four assists, while Ru Mubia had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Chris Nicol led Bel Air with 12 points, five rebounds and three steals. Tre Dennis added 11 points and five rebounds, while Louie Rodriguez netted 10 points.
C. Milton Wright 70, Elkton 36: The Mustangs (8-5, 5-1) had little trouble with the visiting Elks (5-3, 2-3) in Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division play. Jordan Stiemke had 17 points, four steals and six blocks to lead the winners, while Dylan Sander added 17 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Tuttle had 15 points and Rocco Polesovsky had eight points and four assists. CMW led at half, 43-22.
Francis Scott Key 66, South Carroll 61: FSK rode a balanced scoring attack, seeing all five starters in score in double figures. Liam McGrath and Logan Milstreed each had 14 points to pace the Eagles. Milstreed contributed eight assists and seven rebounds, while McGrath added five rebounds and four assists. Ryan Rill and Jordan Fulmore each chipped in 13 points and Jaeden Heiser added 12 points. The Cavs were paced by Carson Pavlick with 17 points in a tight game that saw the Eagles pull away in the final minutes. Also for South Carroll, Tucker Eckert finished with 12 points, Owen Scott scored 11 and Colin Maynard had 10 points.
Centennial 45, Wilde Lake 6: Aiden Bellamy highlighted the Eagles lopsided victory with a pin 27 seconds into the 170-pound bout.
Hammond 63, Centennial 13: Joseph Munyaneza at 138 pounds, Samuel Van Bemmel at 170 and Aaron Birk at 182 earned pins for the Golden Bears.
Reservoir 40, Atholton 35: Noah Byrum (145 pounds) and Demetrious Battle (152) earned back-to-back pins as part of the Gators victory.
Reservoir 66, River Hill 9: The Gators won the opening seven bouts by pin in a dominant victory over the Hawks.