Spence, Scott lead Southern to victory

No. 1 Bulldogs turn back Douglass, 96-80

City falls

Lake Clifton wins, 65-61


High schools

January 06, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Melvin Scott and Damon Spence turned a close game into an easy victory as the visiting and No. 1-ranked Southern-Baltimore boys basketball team ran away from No. 19 Douglass late for a 96-80 victory last night.

Spence scored 31 points to lead the Bulldogs, while Scott added 25 points and 10 assists. Renaldo Dickerson chipped in 15 points and 15 rebounds as Southern moved to 8-2 on the year.

Joe Dickens led the Ducks with 22, as they dropped to 4-3.

Long Reach 67, Howard 58: The host Lightning remained the only undefeated team in the league by knocking off the Lions.

Josh Gross scored 23 and Anthony Gaither had a career-high 19 points to lead Long Reach, which moved its record to 9-1 overall, 6-0 in Howard County. Gaither got things started for Long Reach, scoring 12 in the first quarter as the Lightning took a 25-7 lead.

Howard closed to within eight in the forth quarter behind LaMar Parrish, who led the Lions with 16 points, but the Lightning made seven of eight free throws to seal the win. Howard fell to 5-3 overall.

No. 4 Walbrook 59, City 46: Steve Woodard and Tynell Dunkley combined for 15 of the Warriors' 17 fourth-quarter points to earn a win over the visiting Knights.

No. 6 Lake Clifton 65, Carver Tech 61: Senior guard Aaron Cook scored 21 to pace the Lakers (8-1) over the host Bears in Baltimore City league action.

Down 37-29 at halftime, Carver mounted a comeback in the second half, but Lake Clifton made key free throws to push the game out of reach for the Bears. Tarrik Johnson scored 13 in the victory.

No. 7 Annapolis 59, Arundel 48: Senior guard Marcus Neal scored 26, including eight during a fourth-quarter run that helped the host Panthers get past the Wildcats in Anne Arundel County action.

No. 15 Meade 82, Northeast 52: Doug Underwood scored a game-high 24 as the visiting Mustangs (8-2) cruised past the Eagles (3-7) in Anne Arundel County action.

Andre Everett added 13 points for Meade, while John Burkhalter led Northeast with 15 points.

Centennial 58, River Hill 51: Brian O'Connor scored 22 as the Eagles overcame a big deficit to beat the visiting Hawks in Howard County.

Kevin Steenberge scored 17 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked six shots for River Hill, but it wasn't enough as O'Connor and Tyler Entice combined for 17 fourth-quarter points. The Eagles moved to 7-3 overall, while River Hill dropped to 6-4.

South River 60, Severna Park 59: The visiting Seahawks overcame a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter and got a basket with under 10 seconds to play to knock off the Falcons in Anne Arundel County.

Girls basketball

No. 1 River Hill 57, No. 19 Centennial 36: Senior guard Greeba Outen Barlow scored 15 to lead the host Hawks (9-1) over the Eagles (5-4) in a Howard County league game.

River Hill dominated defensively in the second half, only allowing Centennial five points in the third quarter. Fana Walcott added 12 points in the Hawks' victory.

No. 4 Mount Hebron 67, Atholton 43: Senior center Erin Jascik scored 21 to lead the host Vikings (10-0) over the Raiders (4-4) in a Howard County league matchup.

The Vikings went on a 21-10 run in the third quarter, putting the game out of reach and dashing Atholton's hopes for an upset. Sophomore forward Kristen Waagbo chipped in 19 points in the victory.

No. 8 Oakland Mills 63, Wilde Lake 50: Senior Rayna DuBose scored 25 and grabbed 18 rebounds as the visiting Scorpions pulled away from the pesky WildeCats in the fourth quarter.

DuBose went 9-for-10 from the foul line, all in the second half.

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