Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
Mount Saint Joseph 37, Loyola Blakefield 31: The second-ranked Gaels took out the No. 1 Dons and avenged an early-season loss in an MIAA dual meet that came down to the last bout. After Gaels freshman William Hudson (106) overcame an early 3-0 deficit to win by fall and tie the dual at 31, sophomore Carter Nogle pinned Logan Kisner to seal the victory.
The lineups for each team differed from the first meeting at the Bauerlein Duals in December. Junior Coleman Nogle (120) started off with a fall and Evan Eldridge (126), who missed the first meeting, followed with a 5-0 victory. Another shutout decision by Jacob Wright (132) gave Mount Saint Joseph a 12-0 lead, but Loyola answered with falls by freshman Judah Aybar (138) and Matty Walsh (145) to tie the score.
A pin from Gaels freshman Nicolas Barnabae (152) and a 3-2 decision by Austin Lewis (160) put the Gaels back in front, 21-12, at the halfway point. A fall from the Dons’ Jeremiah Aybar (170) was answered by an 18-7 major decision from Mount Saint Joseph’s Bryce Phillips (182), but that’s when the Dons went on a run.
Damon Nelson (195) scored a major decision and Alex Fichter (220) tied the dual at 25 with a decision. Freshman Luke Randazzo (285) won by fall to give the Dons a 31-25 lead with two matches left.
Winters Mill 68, Tuscarora 12: The Falcons picked up eight pins on the night to improve to 9-1 in MPSSAA duals, 4-1 in Carroll County. Winning by pin were Damien Claypool (138), Caleb Crouch (145), Jackson Richmond (160), Craig Love (170), Matthew Pawley (195), Gianni Serafin (285), Chris Gaeng (106) and Reed Postlethwait (132).
Liberty 56, Perry Hall 24: The Lions picked up the win Tuesday night. Jaed Piek (126), Kevin Poole (138), Matt Slowikowski (145), Ryan Ohler (152), Dylan Rubin (182) and Nick Griffin (195) won matches via pin.
Old Mill 67, Crofton 12: The host Patriots (25-2) beat the Cardinals. Old Mill was led by Elias Clark, Matt Ellison, Cameron Neal, Logan Cookerly, Drayk Bunn, Christian Gulley, and RJ Duncan all winning by pin.
Chesapeake 76, North County 6: The Cougars beat the Knights winning all by one bout. Chesapeake got pins from Braydon Ambrose (106), Jackson Worley (113), Dylan Ritter (120), Keenan Kopf (132), Braidyn Bryant (138), Chase Listorti (145), Colin Lewis (160), Dylan Lewis (170), Victor Listorti (190) and Hunter Beck (220).
Arundel 57, South River 45: Karrris Scott had a game-high 31 points and Azim Sana had 13 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks to lead the visiting Wildcats past the Seahawks. Arundel went on a 14-6 run in the second quarter to create separation.
Glen Burnie 65, Chesapeake 48: John Mallory and Jordan Canoles each registered a double-double in the win for the Gophers (8-6). Mallory scored 17 points to go with 10 rebounds and Canoles had 16 points while grabbing 12 rebounds.
AACS 50, Severn 47: A close game throughout, Jon Perry scored seven of his nine points in the fourth quarter as AACS held on for the win. Jonathan Hardy led AACS with 14 points. Jabari Young added 11. Kingston Price led Severn with a game-high 17 points.
River Hill 47, Oakland Mills 35: Demetre Koutras scored 16 points and Matthew Behrmann had 10 points to lead the visiting Hawks past the Scorpions. River Hill went on an 18-13 run in the second quarter.
Atholton 40, Glenelg 37: Mason Murray led the Raiders (7-0) with 12 points, while Ayyub Raab chipped in 11. Bisi Owens led the Gladiators (3-3) with 19 points in the defeat.
Long Reach 53, Mt. Hebron 49: The Lightning scored 23 points in the second quarter to take a 27-15 halftime lead. Cameron Valentine led Long Reach (4-2) with 13 points, while Christian Dean chipped in 12. Logan Dunn led the Vikings (1-5) with 22 points as Gage Cobb added 14.
Centennial 59, Hammond 45: Tyler Longwell tied his season-high with 20 points for the Eagles (5-4). Cam Grable added 12 points, while Ty-Beck Winter added 11. Ian Addison led the Golden Bears (1-6) with 11 points in the loss.
Reservoir 69, Wilde Lake 58: The Gators (5-1) led 38-29 at the half, as Zech Chin scored a season-high 28 points, including 13 in the first half. Cameron Chance tacked on 14 points in the victory. Despite the loss, the Wildecats (4-3) had three players finish in double figures led by Xavier Gilliam (15) and Nathan Hiteshew (14).
Marriotts Ridge 80, Howard 38: The Mustangs (7-0) continued their strong start to the season with three different double-digit scorers. Pat Curtin led all scorers with 16, while Aiden Elliott added 14 and Kaden Bryan tallied 10. Marriotts Ridge led 46-23 at the half. Ethan Maokhamphiou finished with nine points for Howard (2-5).
Franklin 53, Lansdowne 47: The visiting Indians scored 37 points in the second half to pull away from the Vikings. Tyreese Savage had a game-high 23 points and Matt Yurcik had 13 points for Franklin. Lansdowne led 25-16 in the first half.
John Carroll 66, Gilman 60
St. Frances 59, McDonogh 48
Mount Carmel 69, Loyola Blakefield 58
Mount Saint Joseph 72, Boys Latin 52
Elkton 48, Aberdeen 28: The Eagles (1-11) lost to the host Elks (5-4) in an Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference nondivision game. Leading the Eagles was Nyjah Harris with 11points.
Mt. Hebron 53, Long Reach 31: The Vikings built a 25-6 halftime lead and didn’t look back, advancing to 7-1 on the year. Senior guard Erin Dixon led Mt. Hebron with 16 points, while junior Rae Vidal tallied 14. Jaylah Putman led Long Reach (0-6) with 16 points, all of which came in the second half.
River Hill 66, Oakland Mills 13: Leading by 29 at the half, the Hawks (6-1) showcased their offensive balance with three different-double digit scorers. Anhyia Smith finished with 23 points, while Taylor Shane added 17 and Caroline Duffy tallied 14. Destiny Macharia scored seven points to lead Oakland Mills.
Atholton 49, Glenelg 27: Tiara Kidd scored 15 points for the Raiders in the victory, as Laila Cowsette added 13. The Raiders outscored the Gladiators 31-17 in the second half. Molly Sloan scored eight points for Glenelg.
Reservoir 49, Wilde Lake 45: Emily Jerome scored 17 to lead Reservoir, while Tori Keys added 12. At the half the Gators led 25-19. Claire Zimmerman scored a season-high 14 points for the Wildecats.
Glen Burnie 85, Southern 42: Five Gophers scored in double figures in the big win. Amourie Porter led with 18 points to go with six rebounds, five assists and three steals. Nyjae Wallace chipped in 17 points and eight steals. Also for Meade, Cincear Parker had 12 points, five assists, five rebounds and six steals, while Malorie Eslick and Demiah Austin each had 10 points.
Crofton 46, Annapolis 31: Cora Shafer scored 20 points to lead Crofton in the win. Vanessa Carmichael backed her with 10 points. Cassidy Wilkerson led Annapolis with nine points, seven rebounds, and three steals.
South River 64, North County 47: Ryleigh Adams led the Seahawks with 19 points to go with five rebounds and four steals. Leila Townsend was right behind her with 18 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals. Mackenzie Foreman had 26 points to lead the Knights.
St. Mary’s 54, Severn 21: Toronto Williams scored 12 points, Baily Walden had 11, Addy Walden added nine and Anna Ervin scored eight and grabbed eight rebounds as the Saints (8-6, 6-4) their fourth straight against the Admirals.
Manchester Valley 53, Oakdale 45: Carmaya Bowman scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds and Casey Meredith scored 12 points and had five steals to lead the Mavericks (14-1). Senior Kyrsten Lucas added nine points and freshman Emma Penczk had six points, two steals and a pair of assists.
Fallston 211, North Harford 94: The Cougars won boys (91-61) and girls (120-33) meets at Edgewood Middle School. Fallston finishes the season 6-0. First-place finishes for Fallston were Matt Shaffer, 200 freestyle (2:19.51); Krystian Lisiewski, 200 IM (2:25.72); Abby Schneider, 200 IM (2:24.01) and 100 breaststroke (1:18.57); Ethan Smith, 50 freestyle (24.60) and 100 fly (58.01); Ace Liu, 50 freestyle (26.66) and 100 fly (1.05.81); Lucy Plaisted, 100 freestyle (59.29); Noah Burch, 500 freestyle (6:54.78); Anna Gnagey, 500 freestyle (5:46.53) and 100 backstroke (1:10.34).