It's official: Meade gets 400th victory for Young Mustangs top Chesapeake, 73-61, for milestone

Basketball roundup

February 15, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Deshawn Brown scored 23 points, to lead four players in double figures as host Meade defeated Chesapeake-AA, 73-61, yesterday to give Meade coach Butch Young his 400th career victory.

Young, who is in his 20th season at Meade now has a career record of 400-277. He also spent 10 years as coach at Severna Park.

"Right now, it's just another ball game, as long as I'm still coaching. A couple of kids put a little more pressure on themselves than they should have, but if I ever do get old, sitting in a chair, I'll think back on it," said Young, who was presented with a plaque after the game.

Young joins 11 other state coaches who have won 400 games. Seven are still active -- Morgan Wootten (DeMatha, 1,119-168), Cokie Robertson (Goretti, 561-318), Jerry Savage (Loyola, 536-332), Tom Albright (Southern-AA, 462-270), Hugh Gelston (Boys' Latin, 461-281), Tom Dickman (Thomas Johnson, 449-109) and John Brady (Annapolis, 411-79).

The others are: Ray Mullis (Gibbons, 620-346), John Meyers (Central and Valley, 517-277), John Barrett (Springbrook and Pallotti, 494-175) and Sugar Cain (Dunbar, 485-105). Meyers was Young's high school coach at Valley in Allegany County.

In yesterday's win, Steve Spurlin added 15 points for the Mustangs (9-10), who also received 13 points from Robert Williams and 12 points from Doug Hebron.

Meade shot 15-for-24, including five three-pointers, in the first half and led 22-10 after the first quarter. Marvin Hazen led Chesapeake (9-10) with 21 points.

Southwestern 80, Laurel 49: Cornelius McMurray scored 32 points, including four three-pointers, and added eight rebounds and six assists, as the No. 1 (18-0) Sabers won at Laurel (5-16). Thirteen players scored for Southwestern.

St. Frances 93, Towson Catholic 65: Mark Karcher scored 25 points to lead second-ranked St. Frances (26-5) past the visiting Owls. Damian Hocker led Towson Catholic with 15 points.

Woodlawn 95, Dundalk 55: Damon Garris led six Woodlawn players in double figures with 18 points, as the No. 6 Warriors (18-1) won on the road.

Arundel 81, Severna Park 62: Greg Korwek led all scorers with 33 points but could not hold off the No. 10 Wildcats (16-4) and seniors Tony Ross (23 points) and Joe Parker (22).

Dunbar 80, Edmondson 59: Timmy Lyles scored a team-high 23 points as the host and 11th-ranked Poets (11-6) rolled over the Redskins (6-6). Virgil Singleton had a game-high 29 points for Edmondson.

Aberdeen 85, Havre de Grace 64: E.J. Henderson scored 17 points to lead No. 15 Aberdeen (17-2) over visiting Havre de Grace. D.J. Rabb scored 34 to pace the Warriors. For the Eagles, James Smith added 16 points and Tommy Mims and Joey Magby contributed 15 apiece.

Edgewood 84, C. Milton Wright 59: Keith Winder had 26 points to help No. 16 Edgewood over visiting C. Milton Wright. The Rams (( led 42-25 at halftime.

Milford Mill 62, Overlea 54: Joel Lucas scored 14 as the 17th-ranked Millers won on the road. Junior forward Brandon Reese paced Overlea with 17 points.

Loyola 66, Gibbons 39: Chris Malone and Brian Cosgrove each scored 18 to lead No. 18 Loyola over host Gibbons. The Dons outscored the Crusaders 38-13 in the second half.

McDonogh 59, Friends 48: Senior forward Justin Wright led McDonogh (15-6) with 12 points in a road win.

Gilman 50, Boys' Latin 45: David Chalmers hit six three pointers as he scored a season-high 30 points to help Gilman (11-11) over visiting Boys' Latin.

Curley 81, John Carroll 51: Mike Palmere and Chris Fuller combined for 37 points as host Curley (18-8) won.

St. Mary's 64, Park 46: Scott Driscoll had 18 points to lead the Saints (17-9) over the host Bruins.

Girls

St. Mary's 86, IND 21: Sophomore guards Amy Mulligan and Emily Lipton each scored 15 points for the second-ranked Saints (18-4).

John Carroll 63, St. Frances 56: Jen Westervelt scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and forward Britney Whitehurst added 15 points to help No. 5 John Carroll (17-5) at St. Frances.

Arundel 63, Severna Park 38: Shanunte Edmonds led all scorers with 18 points as the host and No. 8 Wildcats (15-5) snapped their two-game losing streak. Arundel led by just two points at the half, 23-21, but outscored the Falcons (9-11) 20-4 in the third quarter.

Woodlawn 70, Dundalk 20: Carissa Ingram-Hall and Erica Bernsen scored 12 points apiece to lead No. 12 Woodlawn (19-1) over host Dundalk (0-18). The Warriors have won 15 straight.

Milford Mill 80, Overlea 28: Chante Alexander scored 18 points and Jenna Bradford added 14 to lead No. 15 Milford Mill (19-2) over host Overlea.

Meade 71, Chesapeake-AA 34: Angie Creek led all scorers with 22 points to help No. 17 Meade (17-3) win at home.

Fallston 47, North Harford 30: Karen Tiedemann scored 24 points and had 13 rebounds as the No. 18 Cougars (16-1) defeated the host Hawks.

Southern-Baltimore 47, Northern 29: Latrina Felder scored a season-high 30 to lead the host Bulldogs.

Franklin 66, Dulaney 65: Erin Spatafore scored 32, including six three-pointers to lift host Franklin. She hit both ends of a one-and-one with six seconds remaining to give Franklin the win.

Pub Date: 2/15/97

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