Even on an off night, Poets roll

News and notes

January 21, 1991|By Mike Farabaugh

It's hard to imagine No. 1-ranked Dunbar shot poorly (31 of 89) and still defeated Annapolis, 80-61, Saturday night at Annapolis.

The Poets (15-1) were led by Keith Alexander's 23 points. Michael Lloyd had 21, Donta Bright 15 and Keith Booth 13. More important, Alexander, Bright and Booth combined for 34 rebounds as the Poets held a 55-29 edge in rebounding.

Dennis Edwards, a recent victim of flu, led Annapolis (11-2) with 21 points, but played infrequently after scoring 11 points in the first quarter.

The loss cost Annapolis, which slipped from No. 2 to No. 4 in The Evening Sun Top 20 rankings.

* The girls Top 20 has a new No. 2 team as Oakland Mills (11-0) slipped by Mount Hebron (8-3) Friday night, 43-42. Mia Dammen and Andrea Romich led the Scorpions with 16 points each. Romich added 16 rebounds.

Andrea Day had 17 points for Mount Hebron and Erica McCauley added 11.

* Aberdeen wrestling coach Dick Slutzky celebrated his 200th career victory Friday night as the Eagles edged Oakland Mills, 33-31. Slutzky, in his 19th season, boasts a career mark of 200-38-1.

* In yesterday's Catholic Basketball League action, Mount St. Joseph remained the only unbeaten team (5-0), defeating Loyola, 72-65. St. Frances, 56-47 winner over Towson Catholic, was tied with Loyola for second place. Each has a 4-2 league record.

* Calvert Hall is seeking a tennis coach. Contact Lou Eckerl (825-4266).

* Reminder: Update standings and stats before noon on Wednesdays to The Evening Sun (332-6669).

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