Girls Top 20

December 15, 1992

1 Western (record: 3-0, points: 199) -- Last week: Routed No. 17 Walbrook, 80-32, in the Charm City/Big Apple Challenge on Tuesday and rolled to an 81-41 victory over Friendly (Prince George's County) in the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer on Saturday. Next game: Today vs. Patterson.

2 Hammond (2-0, 186) -- Last week: The Golden Bears won their season opener, 61-38, over South Carroll on Monday, and defeated No. 6 St. Mary's, 61-50, in the GBWB Mixer on Friday. Point guard Kacy Williams had 19 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals and 5 assists against St. Mary's. Next game: Today vs. Westminster.

3 Old Mill (0-0, 181) -- Last week: Did not play. Next game: Today vs. Thomas Johnson.

4 Mount Hebron (2-1, 174) -- Last week: In the Strath Haven (Pa.) Mixer, the Vikings defeated the host team, 51-29, on Friday, before losing to Downingtown ( Pa.), 56-44, on Saturday. Point guard Erica McCauley and center Kristen Lloyd were named to the all-tournament team. Next game: Saturday at Christ The King (N.Y.), ranked third nationally by USA Today.

5 Howard (2-0, 160) -- Last week: Sharon Ford scored 23, as the Lions routed Frederick, 81-58, on Wednesday. Next game: Thursday at Linganore.

k,30,366 St. Mary's (3-1, 149) -- Last week: Defeated No. 15 St. Frances, 53-41, on Wednesday, before losing to No. 2 Hammond, 61-50, in the GBWB Mixer on Friday. Next game: Today vs. Institute of Notre Dame.

7 Archbishop Spalding (5-0, 130) -- Last week: Point guard Amy Langville scored 74 points in leading the Cavaliers over No. 8 Mercy (60-47), Chesapeake-AA (59-46), Edmondson (58-32), and Washington's Coolidge (53-27). Next game: Today vs. No. 15 St. Frances at Loyola College.

8 Mercy (2-2, 121) -- Last week: Dropped to 0-2 with a 60-47 loss to No. 7 Spalding on Tuesday, but rebounded by defeating No. 9 Bryn Mawr, 49-47, in double overtime on Friday and No. 17 Walbrook, 68-52, in the GBWB Mixer on Saturday. Next game: Today at Mount de Sales.

9 Bryn Mawr (2-1, 115) -- Last week: Defeated No. 19 Fallston, 48-36, on Tuesday, before losing to No. 8 Mercy, 49-47, in double overtime on Friday. Kisha Ford had 39 points in the two games. Next game: Today vs. Sidwell Friends.

10 Lake Clifton (1-2, 107) -- Last week: Defeated Poly, 61-40, on Tuesday, before losing to Cardinal O'Hara (Pa.), 67-32, on Friday and National Cathedral (D.C.), 59-37, on Saturday. Next game: Today vs. Edmondson.

11 McDonogh (2-1, 91) -- Last week: Sonia Chase scored 16, as the Eagles defeated Notre Dame Prep, 51-33, on Tuesday. Next game: Today vs. Catholic.

12 North Carroll (2-0, 90) -- Last week: Defeated Glenelg, 44-40, on Tuesday. The Panthers outscored Glenelg, 14-4, in the third quarter to erase a three-point halftime deficit. Next game: Friday vs. North Harford.

blk,30,3613 Severna Park (3-0, 84) -- Last week: Defeated Northern-Calvert, 45-31, on Monday and Seton Keough, 57-44, on Wednesday. Next game: Thursday vs. Patterson.

14 Loch Raven (2-0, 60) -- Last week: Michele DeJuliis scored 26, as the Raiders defeated Bel Air, 59-34, on Tuesday. Next game: Today at Owings Mills.

15 St. Frances (2-1, 57) -- Last week: Lost to No. 6 St. Mary's, 53-41, on Wednesday, before routing Towson Catholic, 74-25, on Friday behind sophomore Melba Chambers' 26 points. Next game: Today vs. No. 7 Spalding at Loyola College.

16 Towson (0-0, 48) -- Last week: Did not play. Next game: Today vs. Milford Mill.

17 Walbrook (0-2, 46) -- Last week: The Warriors were routed by top-ranked Western, 80-32, in the Charm City/Big Apple Challenge on Tuesday, and lost to No. 8 Mercy, 68-52, at the GBWB Mixer on Saturday. Next game: Today vs. Forest Park.

18 Southern-AA (2-1, 34) -- Last week: Defeated Arundel, 52-44, on Tuesday, then lost to Elizabeth Seton (D.C.), 61-38, on Wednesday, before routing Queen Anne's, 64-33, on Friday. Next game: Friday at South River.

19 Lansdowne (2-0, 23) -- Last week: Jami Schlaich scored 20 to lead the Vikings past preseason Baltimore County 4A/3A favorite Catonsville, 62-46, on Friday. Next game: Today at Randallstown.

20 Fallston (0-1, 16) -- Last week: Lost to No. 9 Bryn Mawr, 48-36, on Tuesday. Next game: Friday vs. Elkton.

Note: Records are through Sunday's games.

Other teams receiving votes, with record and points in parentheses: Randallstown (3-0, 14); Institute of Notre Dame (2-2, 7); Catonsville (2-1, 4); Arundel (1-1, 2); John Carroll (2-1, 1); Northeast (3-0, 1).

How the poll is conducted: The members of The Baltimore Sun's board of coaches and writers for the 1992-93 season are: Pat Becker (Bryn Mawr); Breezy Bishop (Western), Dave Greenberg (Mount Hebron); Jerry Hahn (IND); Greg Knill (North Carroll); Dennis Quinby (Catonsville); Bruce Springer (Broadneck); Katherine Dunn (The Baltimore Sun); Kevin Eck (The Baltimore Sun); Gary Lambrecht (The Baltimore Sun).

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