Western rolls over Oxon Hill

March 11, 1994|By From Staff Reports

Chanel Wright scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead second-seeded Western to a 60-45 victory over third-seeded Oxon Hill yesterday in a Class 4A state semifinal girls basketball game at UMBC.

Tesha Tinsley added 14 for the No. 2-ranked Doves (22-2), who will play top-seeded Sherwood at 3 p.m. tomorrow for the state title. Kimberly Smith added eight points and handed out nine assists for Western.

* Howard 58, Randallstown 45: Junior Mona Jackson scored 22 as No. 17 Howard, which advanced to the Class 3A state semifinals as the sixth seed in its region, moved within one game of its first state title after defeating the ninth-ranked Rams at UMBC. It was 10 points above her season average.

Randallstown, which came into the game averaging 66 points, shot just 31 percent from the field and committed 20 turnovers.

Randallstown senior guard/forward Nyota Mitchell, the area's leading scorer at 29.8 ppg, scored a game-high 23.

The Lions (15-11) will meet DuVal -- which upset Walt Whitman, 54-50, -- in the championship game tomorrow at 8 p.m.

* DuVal 54, Whitman 50: Tiffany Moss scored 18 points as third-seeded DuVal (18-3) upset second-seeded Walt Whitman (23-1), the top-ranked team in The Washington Post, in a Class 3A state semifinal.

DuVal, which won the Class 3A state title in 1991, will meet Howard in tomorrow's final at 8 p.m.

Boys basketball

* Douglass 63, Randallstown 47: Senior Robert Smith scored a game-high 22 as No. 18 and third-seeded Douglass (13-9) beat No. 16 and second-seeded Randallstown in a Class 3A state semifinal.

Alfonso Jones added 20 for the Ducks. Lance Anderson led Randallstown with 22.

Douglass will play fourth-seeded DuVal (13-10) of Prince George's County for the state title at 3 p.m. tomorrow.

* DuVal 81, Thomas Johnson 67: Donnell Combs scored a game-high 21 to lead fourth-seeded DuVal of Prince George's County (13-10) past top-seeded Thomas Johnson of Frederick County (22-1) in a Class 3A semifinal boys basketball game.

Tony Hickman added 20 points for the Tigers.

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