Girls Top 20

December 14, 1993

1 Western (record: 2-0, 200 points) -- Last week's ranking: 1. Chanel Wright scored 23 points as the Doves edged Liberty (Pa.), 58-57, on Friday at the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer. Saturday, Wright scored 21 to lead the Doves to a 62-33 win over No. 12 Old Mill in a rematch of last season's Class 4A state championship game. Next game: Today at Southwestern.

2 Hammond (1-0, 188) -- Last week's ranking: 2. Sonia Keiner scored 20 and Kacy Williams added 12 points in the Golden Bears' 49-28 victory over South Carroll on Monday. Next game: ** Friday at Liberty.

3 Lake Clifton (3-0, 177) -- Last week's ranking: 6. In their tip-off mixer, the Lakers routed Southern-B, 109-11, Tuesday, and Walbrook, 68-27, Wednesday. Friday, Lake Clifton defeated No. 6 St. Mary's, 61-55, in the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer. Jinika Conley scored 68 points in the three games. Next game: Today vs. Edmondson.

4 Mount Hebron (2-1, 170) -- Last week's ranking: 3. Emily Yanero converted both ends of three straight one-and-ones in the final 1:25 to seal the Vikings' 53-44 victory over No. 15 Seton Keough on Tuesday. In the Strath Haven (Pa.) Tip-Off Tournament, Mount Hebron defeated the host school, 48-39, Friday, before losing to Downingtown (Pa.), 60-50, in Saturday's championship game. Next game: Dec. 23 at Laurel.

5 St. Frances (2-1, 163) -- Last week's ranking: 4. Melba Chambers scored 40 as the Panthers routed St. Frances, 75-31, Tuesday. In the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer, St. Frances defeated George Westinghouse (Pa.), 80-58, Thursday, before losing to University City (Pa.), 57-39, Saturday. Next game: Tomorrow vs. No 15 Seton Keough at Loyola College.

6 St. Mary's (2-2, 152) -- Last week's ranking: 5. Annetta Davis had 19 points and 20 rebounds and Bridget Smith added 13 points and 20 assists as the Saints cruised to an 84-55 win over Pallotti on Tuesday. Friday, St. Mary's lost to No. 3 Lake Clifton, 61-55, in the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer, before defeating George Westinghouse (Pa.), 73-51, Saturday. Next game: Today vs. No. 8 Southern-AA.

7 Randallstown (3-0, 139) -- Last week's ranking: 9. Nyota Mitchell totaled 88 points in three games in leading the Rams to wins over: Parkville, 66-26, Monday; Dundalk, 92-23, Wednesday; and Woodlawn, 67-52, Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Lansdowne.

8 Southern-AA (2-0, 129) -- Last week's ranking: 10. The Bulldogs defeated Lackey, 59-34, Tuesday, and Surrattsville, 50-13, Friday. Laekeka Wesley scored a combined 34 points in the two games. Next game: Today at No. 6 St. Mary's.

9 Howard (3-0, 116) -- Last week's ranking: 12. The Lions defeated Thomas Johnson, 48-41, Monday; routed Frederick, 60-29, Wednesday; and rolled to a 52-29 victory over Liberty on Friday. Next game: Monday vs. South Carroll.

10 Towson (1-0, 106) -- Last week's ranking: 13. Kary Koch and Jessica Owens each scored 19 in the Generals' 65-47 victory over Loch Raven on Friday. Towson, which led 27-26 at halftime, outscored the Raiders 23-11 in the third quarter. Next game: Tomorrow vs. Pikesville.

11 Annapolis (1-1, 103) -- Last week's ranking: 8. The Panthers rebounded from a 68-64 overtime loss to Westminster on Thursday by routing Glen Burnie, 66-33, on Friday. Shannon Henderson scored 39 total points in the two games. Next game: Today vs. No. 12 Old Mill.

12 Old Mill (1-1, 88) -- Last week's ranking: 11. The Patriots outscored Chesapeake-AA 20-7 in the third quarter en route to a 53-35 victory on Friday. Saturday, Old Mill's 23-game winning streak ended with a 62-33 loss to No. 1 Western in the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer. Next game: Today at No. 11 Annapolis.

13 Fallston (2-0, 75) -- Last week's ranking: 17. Lori Heffley scored a combined 31 points as the Cougars routed Perryville, 87-17, Tuesday, and beat North Carroll, 49-40, Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at John Carroll.

14 Wilde Lake (2-0, 64) -- Last week's ranking: 19. Anika Middleton scored the game-winning basket with 32 seconds left to lift the Wildecats to a 32-31 win over No. 16 IND on Tuesday. Friday, Kristin Riismandel scored 22 to lead Wilde Lake over Pallotti, 51-37. Next game: Friday at South Carroll.

Seton Keough (3-1, 47) -- Last week's ranking: Unranked. The Gators played No. 4 Mount Hebron even until the Vikings pulled away in the final three minutes, 53-44, Tuesday. Seton Keough rebounded by defeating Mount de Sales, 41-31, Friday, and edging Southern-Garrett, 52-51, Saturday. Next game: Tomorrow vs. No. 5 St. Frances at Loyola College.

IND (2-3, 46) -- Last week's ranking: 14. The Indians lost to No. 14 Wilde Lake, 32-31, Tuesday. In the Greater Baltimore Women's Basketball Mixer, IND followed a 57-54 loss to St. John's (D.C.) on Thursday with a 49-40 victory over National Cathedral (D.C.) on Saturday. Next game: Today at No. 19 McDonogh.

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