Gibbons' latest upset trips up McDonogh

Calvert Hall tops St. Joe

Severna Park stuns Meade

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High Schools

January 20, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Upstaging some of the area's top teams is becoming a habit for the Cardinal Gibbons boys basketball team.

For the second time in less than a week, the Crusaders (13-8) upset a top-15 opponent by nipping No. 15-ranked McDonogh, 66-64, at home last night.

The upset came about 48 hours after Cardinal Gibbons had upended sixth-ranked St. Frances on Wednesday.

Junior Luke McCrone sparked the Crusaders with 18 points. Cardinal Gibbons also received significant contributions from senior Rocky Brown (16 points) and freshman Lance Fuller (14).

After numerous ties, the Crusaders took control in the fourth quarter and held off the Eagles.

Center Jazwyn Cowan scored 19 and guard Ryan Meehan 17 for McDonogh.

No. 12 Calvert Hall 58, No. 10 Mount St. Joseph 54: The forward trio of juniors Pierre Jones and Dwayne Birden and sophomore Vince Deleney combined to score 44 points in the Cardinals' home victory.

Calvert Hall (13-3, 4-1) overcame a two-point deficit at halftime to win its fourth straight.

Severna Park 76, No. 13 Meade 65: Trevor Quinn's move from forward to point guard paid off handsomely as the 6-foot-6 player recorded a triple double (27 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds) to power the Falcons (8-6) to the shocker at home.

Senior guard Doug Underwood scored a team-high 19 for the Mustangs (10-4).

No. 5 Annapolis 96, Northeast 65: Senior guard Marcus Neal scored a game-high 46 points, including five three-pointers, to propel the host Panthers (13-1, 8-0) to a win.

Neal has 168 three-pointers for his career, a school and Anne Arundel County record.

No. 8 Dulaney 70, Dundalk 48: The host Lions (14-0, 7-0) breezed to victory on the strength of a 25-point, five-assist, four-steal night from senior guard Julius Crossland.

No. 16 Southern-AA 55, South River 39: Senior James Jones had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lift the host Bulldogs to victory.

No. 19 Edgewood 69, Northern 56: Senior point guard Jermaine Hancock scored a game-high 31 to pace the host Rams (9-4) to victory.

No. 20 C. Milton Wright 52, North Harford 30: Senior guard Justin Rice's 18-point, seven-steal effort helped the Mustangs (9-4, 6-1) overwhelm their visitors in Bel Air.

Girls basketball

No. 2 Arundel 59, Broadneck 27: Senior guard Jill Marano's 20 points helped spark a lopsided win for the Wildcats (13-1, 8-0) against the host Bruins (10-4, 7-0) in Annapolis.

No. 4 Mount Hebron 61, Howard 50: Sophomore forward Kristen Waagbo scored 22, and the Vikings (13-1, 9-1) converted 32 of 38 free-throw attempts to ease past the host Lions in Columbia.

No. 12 Milford Mill 81, Towson 38: Junior forward Timmena Wilkins had 16 points and 12 rebounds to propel the Millers (6-4) to an easy victory over the host Generals (5-7).

No. 15 Catonsville 77, Eastern Tech 32: Four starters, including senior forward Dani Packer with 15 points, reached double figures for the host Comets (11-4, 7-0), who cruised past the Mavericks.

No. 19 South River 56, Southern-AA 35: Senior guard Lindsey Roche scored 15 and freshman forward Sarah Swears 12 to power the visiting Seahawks (12-2, 8-0) over the Bulldogs (3-7, 2-6) in Harwood.

No. 20 North County 66, Old Mill 44: Stacy Karcher scored 18 and fellow senior forward Stephanie Watts 15 to pace the Knights (11-3, 7-2) to a win against the visiting Patriots (5-9, 2-6) in Glen Burnie.

Harford Christian 45, St. Paul's 40: Senior Kim Grant's basket on the Eagles' first possession of the game pushed the forward past the 1,000-point career mark.

Grant, who finished with 16 points, helped Harford Christian improve to 10-4.

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