Girls Top 20

December 28, 1993

1 Western (record: 5-0, 200 points) -- Last week's ranking: 1. Chanel Wright scored 17 points and four of her teammates also scored in double figures as the Doves routed Edmondson, 80-29, on Tuesday. Next game: Today in the IAABO Tournament at Prince George's Community College.

2 Hammond (3-0, 186) -- Last week's ranking: 2. The Golden Bears shot 47 percent from the field and 82 percent from the line in a 67-47 victory over Stone Ridge (Va.), ranked No. 6 in the D.C. area by The Washington Post, on Wednesday. Next game: Today in the IAABO Tournament at Prince George's Community College.

3 Lake Clifton (4-0, 181) -- Last week's ranking: 3. The Lakers were idle. Next game: Jan. 5 at Southwestern.

4 St. Frances (9-1, 172) -- Last week's ranking: 4. Melba Chambers scored 27 and Kristi Webb added 26 points as the Panthers routed Central of Prince George's County, 80-50, on Monday. In the H. D. Woodson Mixer on Wednesday, St. Frances edged University City (Pa.), 62-60, to avenge its only loss this season. Thursday, Chambers scored 28 to lead St. Frances over Woodson, 70-52. Next game: Today in the Holly and Hoops Tournament at Essex Community College.

5 Mount Hebron (2-2, 154) -- Last week's ranking: 5. The Vikings led by as many as 17 points before losing to Laurel, 65-63, in double overtime on Thursday. Emily Yanero scored a game-high 21 for Mount Hebron, and Rachael Cimmier added 20 points and 14 rebounds. Next game: Today vs. Bishop McDevitt (Pa.) in the Benjamin Hoops Tournament at Lake Braddock High (Va.).

6 St. Mary's (6-2, 153) -- Last week's ranking: 6. Annetta Davis scored 35 as the Saints defeated Annapolis, 75-63, on Monday. The Saints pulled away in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Panthers, 24-14. Thursday, Tara Foran scored 22 in St. Mary's 83-21 rout of Bowie. Next game: Today vs. Northeast in the Noel Classic at Archbishop Spalding.

7 3l Randallstown (6-0, 141) -- Last week's ranking: 7. Nyota Mitchell scored 32 and Kim Brown added 23 points as the Rams cruised to a 94-15 victory over Eastern Tech on Wednesday. Next game: Today in the Holly and Hoops Tournament at Essex Community College

8 Old Mill (3-1, 128) -- Last week's ranking: 8. The Patriots were idle. Next game: Today vs. Mercy in the Noel Classic at Archbishop Spalding.

9 Towson (4-0, 108) -- Last week's ranking: 9. Katie Barnes scored 17 as the Generals routed Chesapeake-BC, 76-12, on Wednesday. Next game: Jan. 5 vs. Owings Mills.

10 South Carroll (5-1, 106) -- Last week's ranking: 12. The Cavaliers defeated No. 16 Howard for the second time in a week, 42-28, on Monday. Wednesday, Amber Clutter scored 12 in a 51-20 win over Centennial. South Carroll held the Eagles scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 30-5 halftime lead. Next game: Jan. 5 vs. Linganore.

11 Fallston (7-0, 104) -- Last week's ranking: 11. Twelve players scored as the Cougars routed Rising Sun, 86-27, on Monday. Wednesday, Jessica Mook led a balanced attack with 11 points and eight rebounds in a 60-28 victory over Bel Air. Next game: Jan. 6 at Aberdeen.

12 Severna Park (5-0, 83) -- Last week's ranking: 17. Angela DeSalvo scored 13, including six in overtime, as the Falcons edged No. 15 Seton Keough, 57-50, on Tuesday. Next game: Today in the Holly and Hoops Tournament at Essex Community College.

13 McDonogh (4-2, 64) -- Last week's ranking: 13. The Eagles were idle. Next game: Today vs. No. 20 Broadneck in the Noel Classic at Archbishop Spalding.

14 a,3Wilde Lake (3-1, 59) -- Last week's ranking: 14. The Wildecats were idle. Next game: Today in the Arundel Tournament.

15 Seton Keough (6-3, 48) -- Last week's ranking: 15. The Gators lost to No. 12 Severna Park, 57-50, in overtime on Tuesday. In the Snow Flake Tournament, Melanie Morris scored a combined 43 to lead Seton Keough to wins over Fort Hill (60-34, Wednesday) and Northern-Garrett (53-30, Thursday). Next game: Today in the Holly and Hoops Tournament at Essex Community College.

16 Howard (3-2, 47) -- Last week's ranking: 10. The Lions suffered their second straight loss to No. 10 South Carroll, 42-28, on Monday. Howard scored just 51 points in its two losses to the Cavaliers. Next game: Today vs. Magruder in the Liberty Bell Tournament at Liberty.

17 Westminster (4-1, 45) -- Last week's ranking: 18. The Owls built a 21-point lead after three quarters en route to a 46-34 victory over Quince Orchard on Tuesday. Next game: Today in Arundel Tournament.

18 Poly (5-2, 37) -- Last week's ranking: 19. Kelly Logan scored a combined 30 as the Engineers defeated Catonsville, 58-45, on Monday and Forest Park, 75-32, on Tuesday. Next game: Today in Poly Invitational Tournament.

19 Glenelg (4-1, 23) -- Last week's ranking: 20. Christina Flowers scored 19 to lead the Gladiators to a 59-26 win over Pallotti on Monday. Tuesday, Glenelg held Liberty to seven first-half points en route to a 48-29 victory over Liberty on Tuesday. Next game: Today vs. Centennial in the North Carroll Holiday Tournament.

20 Broadneck (3-1, 18) -- Last week's ranking: Unranked. The Bruins debut in the Top 20 after defeating Arundel, 41-30, on Monday. Next game: Today vs. No. 13 McDonogh in the Noel Classic at Archbishop Spalding.

Note: Records are through Sunday's games.

Other teams receiving votes, with record and points in parentheses: Southern-AA (3-2, 17), Arundel (4-1, 13), Annapolis (1-4, 8), Atholton (3-2, 3), Loch Raven (3-2, 1), Mercy (4-2, 1).

Poll members: Dave Greenberg (Mount Hebron); Greg Knill (North Carroll); Gloria Leidlich (C. Milton Wright); Mary Ella Marion (Mercy); Dennis Quinby (Catonsville); Mark Sawyer (Poly); Bruce Springer (Broadneck); Katherine Dunn (The Baltimore Sun); Kevin Eck (The Baltimore Sun); Roch Eric Kubatko (The Baltimore Sun).

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