Basketball* 9-10 girls -- Rebekah Hull scored six of her...


February 03, 1994|By Rich Scherr


* 9-10 girls -- Rebekah Hull scored six of her eight points in the third quarter to help lead Texas to a 16-12 win over Villanova this past weekend in the Western Howard County Youth Basketball League.

Also contributing on offense were Jacqueline Crumrine, Amanda Moreland and Rachel Hoyle, helping Texas score its first win.

Defensively, the team was led by Tiffany Cheyne, Julie Butler, Christina Beitler and Kristi Johnson.

Michelle Coleman led Villanova's effort with eight points, and teammates Janice Rollyson, Carly Fyfe, Karen Hild and Jodie Renfro also contributed.

In other games, West Virginia defeated Virginia, 18-11, and Michigan edged Tennessee, 17-16.

Fana Walcott scored a game-high 10 points and made two key fourth-quarter steals to lead the West Virginia effort. Rashida Walcott and Amy Larrimore also helped with the scoring, and Rachel Johnson set two devastating picks.

For Virginia, Erin Reilly helped keep things close with three driving layups in the third quarter. Allison Tarricone, Jennifer Emrich and Bridgett Willet also scored for Virginia, and Rosanna Drake played well on defense.

For Michigan, Jennifer Grim picked a most opportune time to score her first basket of the season. Grim scored late in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 16, setting up Lori Wasilewski's game-winning free throw that gave Michigan the win.

Sandra Glinka played her best game of the season for the victors, scoring five points and dishing out several assists. Sara Miller also contributed with a number of key passes on offense.

Elizabeth Shields was nearly unstoppable for Tennessee. She scored eight points -- all in the second and third quarters -- and along with teammate Ashley Aronson (six points) kept the pressure on Michigan throughout. Stephanie Simpson also played well at point guard for Tennessee.

* 8-year-old girls -- Villanova held off a furious second-half rally to edge Michigan, 11-10, Saturday in the Western Howard County Youth Basketball League.

Caitlin Geoghan led the victors with five, and Amber Feadowski and Kelly Higgins scored four and two, respectively. Christina Juras led the defense.

Michigan's rally was led by Brittany Kompare (four points), with Clare Herlihy, Samantha Fobbs and Jessica Rafferty each adding a basket. Catherine McKenzie and Jessica Bagley led the Michigan defense.

* 8-10 boys -- The Trinity Boys B Team improved to 6-0 in the CYO 8-10 League with a 22-4 win over Resurrection at St. Mark's in Catonsville.

Chad Gillenwater led all scorers with 12 points and three assists, Andrew Milauskas added six points and three rebounds and Eddie Yanacek and Chris Boyd added two points apiece. Travis Bannon and Kevin Hooper each pulled down four rebounds.

The defense was led by Patrick O'Donnell, who had three blocked shots, and the backcourt of Matthew Barrett, Hooper, Gillenwater and Yanacek combined for six steals and forced numerous jump balls. Timmy Hartnett, Aaron Conran and Kenny Thier also played well underneath the basket.

* 13-year-old girls -- The Cougars (Howard County Youth Program 1981 team) had an easy time over the weekend, running to big wins in both league games.

First, the team defeated Perry Hall, 34-5, in the Loch Raven League, then dismantled Catonsville, 52-16, in the Arbutus League.

Against Perry Hall, top scorers were Colleen Cox and Stacie Tokasz, each with eight points. Terri Daniels, Lisa Chapman and Alexia Vogler also contributed on offense.

Defensively, Megan Moulding, Tia Richardson and Krissie Brust led the way, keeping Perry Hall out of the paint on most possessions.

The win against Catonsville was the Cougars' first in the league.

Every player scored for the Cougars led by Cox, who had 17 points. Other scorers were Chapman (eight), Daniels and Vogler (six each), Richardson (four), Brust (three) and Tess Romitim, Jennifer Westervelt, Moulding and Tokasz (two each). The point total was the Cougars' highest of the season.

* 8-year-old boys -- Georgia Tech used timely offense and aggressive defense to knock Miami from the ranks of the unbeaten, scoring a 14-8 win over the weekend in the Howard County Youth Program.

Kurt Rohrbacher, Seth Kampf, Bob Burdekin and Matthew Babcock led the defense as the Yellow Jackets ran their record to 4-1. Offensively, Mark Rohde and J. J. Marchany paced the victors by combining for 10 points.

For Miami, Evan Calvert and Tim Brackney each scored four, and Jeremy Gibson and Austin Laws also played well.

With Miami's loss, Maryland remains the league's only undefeated team after a 22-9 win over Notre Dame. Billy Cooke and Kevin Holly combined for 17 points to lead the Terps offensively, while Mark Lloyd, Peter O'Hare and Constantine Chrysostomou set the pace on defense.

Joe Damiamo, Jeff Harrigan, Drew Warren and Daniel Haines led Notre Dame.

In other games, Georgetown triumphed over N.C. State, 13-10; LSU ran by Virginia, 21-6; Duke beat Boston College, 16-10, and UCLA outlasted Villanova, 16-9.

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