Boys Top 20

January 10, 1994

1. Southern-Balto. (record: 6-0, points: 200) -- Last week's ranking: 1. Kevin Simpson scored 24 points and Damon Cason and Dante Williams each added 16 in the Bulldogs' 85-46 victory over Carver on Wednesday, extending the state's longest winning streak to 20 games. Next game: Tomorrow at Patterson.

2. Dunbar (7-1, 190) -- Last week's ranking: 2. Wednesday, Billy Wells scored 19 points and Rodney Elliott had 15 in a 103-76 victory over Northwestern. Norman Nolan had 25 and Tommy Polley added 17 in a 93-79 victory over Northern on Friday. Next game: Wednesday at City.

3. Southwestern (8-0, 179) -- Last week's ranking: 3. Donnie Joy scored 19 points and Haywood Eaddy added 17 in a 93-78 victory over Eastern (D.C.) on Thursday. Next game: Today against Calvert.

4. Woodlawn (9-0, 169) -- Last week's ranking: 4. Guy Butler scored 29 points and Steve Jackson added 16 in a 90-66 victory over Perry Hall on Wednesday. All 14 players scored for the Warriors in a 112-40 victory over Parkville on Friday. Next game: Wednesday at Dulaney.

5. Lake Clifton (6-2, 162) -- Last week's ranking: 5. Friday, Reggie Frazier scored 27 points and Terrance Payne had 26 and Shawnta Rogers had 11, 10 rebounds and 15 assists in a 107-65 victory over Mervo. Next game: Tomorrow at Edmondson.

6. Gibbons (11-4, 148) -- Last week's ranking: 6. In their Catholic League opener on Friday, the Crusaders received 22 points from Steve Wojciechowski in a 70-46 victory over Towson Catholic. Yesterday, they beat Goretti, 91-55. Next game: Friday against Loyola.

7. Southern-AA (6-1, 140) -- Last week's ranking: 7. Corey Contee's layup at the buzzer lifted the Bulldogs over Surrattsville, 96-95, on Wednesday. Friday, Chatney Howard scored 35 in an 84-63 victory over Severna Park. Next game: Tomorrow at No. 16 Arundel.

8. Milford Mill (7-0, 118) -- Last week's ranking: 8. Wednesday, the Millers received a forfeit victory over Chesapeake-BC. Friday, Blanchard Hurd scored 28 points and Keon Spellman and Jermaine Dunn added 14 and 12, respectively, in an 89-36 victory over Owings Mills. Next game: Wednesday at Overlea.

9. Broadneck (6-1, 115) -- Last week's ranking: 11. Jason Smith scored 15 points in the Bruins' 51-48 victory over Annapolis on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at Chesapeake-AA.

10. Annapolis (7-2, 105) -- Last week's ranking: 10. Tuesday, Juan Johnson scored 22 points and Rodney Johnson and Rodney Watts each contributed 12 in an 84-80 victory over Arundel. Rico Lee scored 12 and Watts had 10 in a 51-48 loss to Broadneck on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow against North County.

11. Walbrook (3-3, 101) -- Last week's ranking: 9. Travone Broadway scored 20 points in a 66-62 loss to Calvert Hall on Wednesday. Broadway had 31 and Anton Jenifer added 16 in a 94-74 victory over Patterson. Next game: Tomorrow at Mervo.

12. Mount Hebron (9-0, 91) -- Last week's ranking: 12. Kurtis Jestes scored 24 points and Mark Jensen added 16 in a 66-50 victory over Howard on Friday. Next game: Wednesday at Hammond.

13. St. Frances (5-4, 84) -- Last week's ranking: 13. Friday, Mark Karcher scored 21 points and Darrell Dantzler had 14 in a 62-54 victory over Mount St. Joseph in the Panthers' Catholic League opener. Yesterday, Karcher had 15 in a 59-55 loss to Calvert Hall. Next game: Sunday at No. 6 Gibbons.

14. Glen Burnie (7-1, 71) -- Last week's ranking: 17. Desmond Dailey scored 21 points in a 58-40 victory over Chesapeake-AA on Tuesday. Wednesday, Dailey had 27 in a 66-47 win over Dundalk. In a 60-53 victory over Old Mill on Friday, Dailey had 26 and four rebounds. Next game: Tomorrow against Northeast.

15. Severn (13-2, 68) -- Last week's ranking: 15. Tuesday, Alhamisi Simms scored 15 points in a 60-44 victory over Spalding in a regular-season game that also was the final of the St. Mary's Christmas Tournament, which was postponed due to snow the week before. Simms scored 19 in a 66-64 victory over Gilman on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow at McDonogh.

16. Arundel (6-3, 52) -- Last week's ranking: 14. Sean Soyars scored 28 points and Jeff Hedrick added 18 in an 84-80 loss to Annapolis on Tuesday. Friday, Soyars had 29 and Kevin Higgins added 18 in a 93-63 victory over Northeast. Next game: Tomorrow against No. 7 Southern-AA.

17. Perry Hall (6-1, 39) -- Last week's ranking: 16. The Gators suffered their first defeat of the season, losing to Woodlawn, 90-66. Matt Banks scored 20 points and Jimmy Ellsworth added 19. Next game: Wednesday against Patapsco.

18. Poly (6-3, 13) -- Last week's ranking: Not ranked. Brian Scott scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds in an 89-79 victory over City on Wednesday. Next game: Tomorrow against Carver.

19. Loyola (7-6, 12) -- Last week's ranking: Not ranked. Friday, Loyola lost to St. John's Prospect Hall, 67-47. Yesterday, the Gaels won a Catholic League game, 55-53, over Mount St. Joseph. Next game: Tomorrow against Edgewood.

20. South River (6-1, 9) -- Last week's ranking: Not ranked. The Seahawks debut in the Top 20 after defeating Douglass-PG on Tuesday and Chesapeake-AA, 63-51, on Friday. Next game: Tomorrow against Severna Park.

Other teams receiving votes, with record and points in parentheses: Atholton (7-2, 7); Edgewood (4-2, 6); City (5-3, 6); Dundalk (5-4, 6); Edmondson (6-3, 5); Meade (6-3, 4); Sparrows Point (5-1, 3); Mount St. Joseph (6-9, 3); Gilman (8-5, 2); McDonogh (4-3, 1); Old Mill (4-4, 1).

Poll members: John Blake (Mervo); Jack Burke (Hammond); Rick Collins (St. Paul's); George Constantine (C. M. Wright); Art Gamzon (Catonsville); Tim Holley (Gilman); Gerald Moore (Arundel); Pat O'Malley (The Baltimore Sun); Troy Warehime (North Carroll); Derek Toney (The Baltimore Sun).

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