Miami edges N.C. State, 33-30, in youth basketball

Recreation roundup

January 12, 1993|By Rich Scherr | Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer

The most competitive game of the week in the Howard County Youth Program's Minor Girls basketball league also had the most points.

In the highest-scoring game of the week, Miami defeated N.C. State, 33-30. Kim Paulis led the Hurricanes' attack with support from Julie Kurtzman, Katie Carpenter and Robin Potts. Tess Romiti, Brooke Sandelin, Emily Davis and Laura Chwirut helped the Wolfpack keep pace, and the teams combined to score 18 points more than in any other game.

In other games, Georgia Tech defeated UCLA, 12-10; Boston College beat Notre Dame, 24-13; Duke defeated Maryland, 33-12; and LSU outlasted Villanova, 23-17.

* Major girls: Carey Medwin scored a game-high 12 points, and Tricia Derwart added eight to lead LSU over Georgia Tech, 35-16, in HCYP action.

In other games, UCLA beat Villanova, 28-25; Duke defeated Miami, 34-12; Maryland stopped Notre Dame, 32-27; and Boston College got past N.C. State, 27-17.

* Midget boys: Georgia Tech defeated Notre Dame, 17-15; Maryland beat Boston College, 18-10; UCLA stormed past Miami, 18-7; and Villanova battled by Duke, 9-4.

* 14-17: At the halfway point of the Western Howard County basketball season, North Carolina holds a slim lead over Duke and Villanova for first place.

On Sunday, Duke needed overtime to defeat Michigan, 45-41.

Down by five with two minutes to go, Duke (6-3) tied the game at the buzzer, then won it in overtime on a shot by Kevin Horowitz (nine points) and two free throws by Matt Neighhoff (15).

Carolina, however, kept its 1 1/2 -game lead with a 39-29 win over Notre Dame. Though in last place, Notre Dame provided a strong test for the Tar Heels until succumbing late in the game.

The other team challenging Carolina, Villanova, remained tied for second with a 50-40 win over Virginia. Trevor Howard scored a game-high 18 to lead the Wildcats (6-3).

In the other game, Georgetown beat Syracuse, 53-51, as a recent addition to the Hoyas' roster, Brian Martin, led all scorers with 23 points.

Men's basketball

In the second week in the Division I Department of Recreation and Parks winter league, teams from the Northern Division continue to dominate teams from the Southern.

After winning four of the five games Sunday, Northern Division teams have won nine of 10 games against their Southern counterparts.

Improving to 2-0 were Fred Frank Bailbonds, a 50-44 winner over Clyde's; Knudsen Homes, a 72-48 winner over Bode Floors; Dawg Brick, a 61-46 winner over The Burg; and the Skins, 70-55 winners over Glass Block.

The Southern Division's lone victor was the Supreme Sports (1-1), who beat Celtics-Not, 56-55.

In Division II play, six teams are perfect through two weeks. In the Northern Division, the Irish Prize Pub, K.A.O.S. and Milts are tied for first. The Irish Prize Pub defeated Pete's Raider, 56-50, K.A.O.S. beat Baxter, 62-45, and Milts slipped past the Baby Brigade, 50-48.

In the Southern Division, the Dream on Team (2-0) stands alone at the top after a 61-49 win over the Lakers. Bricks-R-Us, Wine and the Industrial Wastes are tied for second at 1-1 after the Wastes disposed of Wine, 70-41, and Brick-R-Us beat MAI Legends, 58-17.

The Untouchables and Mutha's are tied atop the Eastern Division, both at 2-0. The Untouchables defeated Young Guns III, 80-61, and Mutha's ran past the Fitness Formula, 48-40. In the division's other game, Baltimore Aircoil defeated the Longshots, 52-49.


It could be the start of something big for J & D Deckcrafters of the Department of Recreation and Parks men's league.

J & D won five of six games on the first day of league action Sunday, defeating the Slammers, 2-1, and the Shemin Spikers, 3-0.

The other big winner of the day was Gotta Be Da Shoes, which defeated Little Alexanders, 3-0.

Shutouts were the order of the day in the Co-Rec Division A League. The Jackelopes, TTGBITN, the Avalon Warriors and the Flesh Eaters won their matches, 3-0.

It was more of the same in the B League, as Foul Play, Catonsville and Team Franc recorded sweeps in their opening-week matches. The TRC Mallers defeated The Butler Did It, 2-1.

In the C League, Laidlaw Environmental Services ripped Patuxent Publishing, 3-0, and Enterprise swept the Sunday Spikers, 3-0.

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