Basketball* 13-year-old girls -- The Howard County Youth...


March 03, 1994|By Rich Scherr


* 13-year-old girls -- The Howard County Youth Program Cougars split two games over the weekend, losing to Lutherville-Timonium, 37-28, before defeating Liberty Road A, 44-22.

In the loss, the Cougars hurt themselves by missing layups and succumbing to LTRC's pressure defense. Lisa Chapman led the way with 10 points, Colleen Cox had five and Terri Daniels and Tia Richardson added four each.

The loss was Howard's first in league play and dropped them to second place at the end of the regular season.

The team then bounced back to beat Liberty Road, as Stacie Tokasz scored a game-high 16 points. Other scorers for the victors were Cox and Chapman (six each), Daniels (five), Richardson (four), Krissi Brust (three) and Alexia Vogler and Tess Romiti, with two each.

Brust, staying mostly on the inside, had her best defensive game of the season. Jennifer Westervelt and Megan Moulding kept the pressure on Liberty's guards.

* 10-12 girls -- The Western Howard County Raptors beat St. Mark's, 44-4, this past weekend to improve to 4-1 at the midway point of the Arbutus Sunday Travel League season.

Michelle Farace scored a game-high 20 points -- along with numerous rebounds and steals -- and Lisa Humphrey added strong rebounding and six points.

Also contributing to the win were Maria Masciantonio (six points), Jess Wilson and Monica Seriani (four each), Krystin Brown and Kara Reil (two each) and Erin Edell, with strong defense.

The Raptors now stand in second place, a half-game in front of the Howard County Youth Program's 12-year-old team.

Among their wins have been two victories over Columbia -- avenging an early-season tournament loss -- and a 25-point win over Lutherville-Timonium.

* 8-year-old girls -- Rebecca Simpson scored seven points to lead Tennessee over Michigan, 17-9, Saturday in the Western Howard County Youth Basketball League.

Also scoring for the victors were Brynn Buckler (six), and Amy Vance and Diane Kirby (two each).

Michigan was led by Brittany Kompare (six points). Samantha Fobbs and Jessica Rafferty also scored for Michigan, and Jessica Bagley and Susan Monheit contributed with solid rebounding and defense.

* 8-10 boys -- The Trinity Boys B team improved to 9-0 in the Catholic Youth Organization League with a 33-0 win over St. Agnes B at St. Mark's in Catonsville.

Seven players scored for Trinity, led by Patrick O'Donnell (12 points, six rebounds), Chad Gillenwater (eight points, two assists), Eddie Yanacek (four points), Kevin Hooper (two points, two assists, two steals) and Andrew Milauskas (two points, two assists).

Mathew Barrett scored his first four points of the season for Trinity.

Defensively, Travis Bannon (five rebounds), Chris Boyd, Aaron Conran, Timmy Hartnett and Kenny Thier led the way, as the Tigers recorded their fourth shutout.

* 9-10 girls -- Tara Fadrowski scored six points and made several key assists to lead Virginia over Texas, 14-8, Saturday in the Western Howard County Youth Basketball League.

Stephanie Ballentine, Allisone Tarricone, Jessica Lane and Erin Reilly also scored for the victors. Tiffany Cheyne, Christine Beitler, Rebekah Hull and Rachel Boyle each scored two points for Texas.

Rashida Walcott scored 15 points to lead unbeaten West Virginia past Michigan, 23-16.

Amanda Larkin, Stephanie Dawson and Fana Walcott also scored for West Virginia; teammate Amy Larrimore made a number of key steals.

Sandra Glinka led Michigan with six points, and Alexandra Clark, Lori Wasilewski, Suzanne Thrasher, Beth Loveland and Jennifer Grim also played well on offense.

Michelle Coleman scored eight points in the fourth quarter to break open a tight game, as Villanova defeated Tennessee, 16-6. Allie Juras and Kristen Goetz each scored four points for Villanova, and Janice Rollyson played a strong game on defense.

Catherine Currano and Stephanie Simpson scored for Tennessee, and Ashley Aronson and Susan D'Angelo also played well.

* 9-year-old boys -- Joseph Link scored a game-high 11 points and Matt Hiley added six as LSU upset Georgetown, 22-19, last week in the Howard County Youth Program Midget Division.

Andrew Cooke scored five points and Ian Foran added four to lead Georgetown.

In other games, Virginia defeated Maryland, 34-22; N.C. State upset UCLA, 28-24; Georgia Tech beat Boston College, 27-18; Notre Dame edged Villanova, 20-17, and Miami beat Duke, 38-24.

* 8-year-old boys -- Greg Manning scored a game-high 13 points to lead Georgetown past LSU, 15-10, last week in the Howard County Youth Program Midget Division.

Robert Truax, Eric Baumgardner, Sreenth Vellanki and Anthony Aiello anchored a Hoyas defense that held the Tigers to two first-half points.Douglas Smith led LSU with six points and received strong defensive support from Danny Edlow and Adam Rones.

Duke gave co-leader Maryland a scare before running out of gas as the Terps prevailed, 13-8.

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