McKenney scores 30 points, leads Glenelg to OT victory


January 30, 1994|By From Staff Reports

James McKenney scored six of Glenelg's nine points in overtime as the Gladiators edged visiting Howard, 77-76, in a Howard County League boys basketball game last night.

McKenney, a senior forward, finished with a game-high 30 points.

Glenelg senior guard Kevin Curtain hit a three-pointer with seven seconds left in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime. The Gladiators (8-4, 2-2) had four players scoring in double digits.

Javier Michaux had a team-high 23 for Howard.

* Mount Hebron 69, Oakland Mills 66: Kurtis Jestes, a junior center, scored 30 points to lead No. 13 Mount Hebron (11-1, 3-1) past visiting Oakland Mills (4-7, 2-2). Senior Mark Jensen and junior Patrick Ngongba added 12 each for the Vikings.

Oakland Mills' Michael Hill and Joe Mansell contributed 14 each.

* Centennial 66, Wilde Lake 54: Senior guard Dave Hudson scored 21 points, shooting 11-of-13 from the foul line, and grabbed six rebounds, as Centennial (7-5, 1-3) topped host Wilde Lake (4-7, 2-2).

Senior guard Kurt Weitzel added 14 for the Eagles. He hit 7 of 8 from the foul line.

Seth Willingham led the Wildecats with 16.

* Edgewood 59, Aberdeen 57: Guard Alfred McAllister's jump shot in the closing seconds allowed Edgewood (7-3, 3-0) to hold on and beat the Eagles.

After Aberdeen's Steve James hit two free throws with 22 seconds left to tie it, McAllister let the clock run down before hitting his game-winning shot.

Before McAllister's heroics, the last 11 minutes belonged to Aberdeen's Toby Jordan, a 6-7 senior. He scored 12 of his team's 14 points as it rallied from a 44-35 deficit late in the third period to take a 49-46 lead with 4:30 to play.

* Glen Burnie 59, Broadneck 45: Jeff Dickerson has been battling a flu bug all week, but he didn't let the way he felt affect his play as he led 15th-ranked Glen Burnie (11-2) to a 59-45 upset of No. 9 Broadneck (10-2) last night.

Dickerson, a 6-foot-2 senior, scored 10 points, had three steals, two assists and grabbed three of his game-high 12 rebounds in the final period.

The Gophers outlasted the Bruins 68-64 in overtime last year, but didn't need the extra time last night thanks to Dickerson, point guard Williams Brown (18 points, two assists and one steal), Desmond Dailey (12 points, eight rebounds, two assists) and Marquise Farmer (five points, nine rebounds).

Girls basketball

* Hammond 73, Atholton 25: Junior Tiki Nicholson scored 18 points to lead No. 2 Hammond (9-1, 4-0) past visiting Atholton. Sophomore Kelly Townsend added 10 points and 18 rebounds for the Bears while junior Tameka Harrison added 13 points and pulled down eight rebounds.

* Mount Hebron 65, Oakland Mills 41: Senior guard Emily Yanero scored 17 and senior forward Kristen Lloyd added 16 as host No. 7 Mount Hebron (6-5, 3-1) ran past Oakland Mills.

The Vikings quickly reversed a 22-20 halftime deficit by outscoring the Scorpions 20-9 in the third quarter.

Mount Hebron's senior forward Rachel Simmier grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds. Senior forward Melissa Singleton scored game-high 21 for Oakland Mills.

* Wilde Lake 44, Centennial 34: Junior guard Kristen Riismandel scored a career-high 21 points as No. 20 Wilde Lake (5-6, 1-3) defeated visiting Cetennial. Riismandel, who had four assists and six steals, made five of the Wildecats' 12 field goals.

Wilde Lake went to the foul line 24 times and outscored the Eagles 18-6 from the line. Anika Middleton, a junior forward for Wilde Lake, had a team-high six rebounds.

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