No. 1 Douglass tops Southern to stay unbeaten, 92-64

No. 2 Dunbar triumphs

Annapolis runs to 22-0


High Schools

February 16, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The top -ranked Douglass boys basketball team remained perfect, getting 30 points from Tyler Smith and a near triple double from senior center Richard Dorsey in a 92-64 win over No. 8 Southern in a Baltimore City game.

Smith, a senior guard, hit four three-pointers to go along with five assists and four steals to lead Douglass (22-0, 9-0).

Dorsey had 14 points, eight blocks and 10 rebounds, while junior guard Gerald Brown scored 18 points.

Douglass started quickly, taking a 21-10 lead after one quarter and building a 43-29 halftime lead.

Senior guard Damien Spence led the Bulldogs with 31 points.

Douglass will playNo. 2 Dunbar on Wednesday in the city championship. It is a rematch of Tuesday's game won by the Ducks, 87-72.

"We are looking forward to it," Douglass coach Rodney Coffield said. "We want to win the city championship. We want to win everything that there is to win."

No. 2 Dunbar 78, Edmondson 62: Guards James Taylor and Byron Roundtree each scored 15 points for the visiting Poets, who raised their record to 17-4 overall and 11-1 in Baltimore City.

No. 3 Annapolis 77, South River 35: Josh Johnson scored 23 points as the visiting Panthers romped over the Seahawks (13-9) to remain unbeaten at 22-0.

The Panthers, who will play for their fourth consecutive Anne Arundel championship 7.15 p.m. Tuesday against No. 10 Meade (17-5) at Broadneck, also completed their second undefeated regular season in three years.

In 1999-2000, Annapolis became the first Anne Arundel County boys team in modern history to go 22-0 in the regular season. That team took a 25-0 record into the state 3A semifinals and lost to eventual champion Paint Branch.

No. 7 Mount St. Joseph 56, No. 6 Calvert Hall 53: J.J. Outlaw led the Gaels to their 12th straight victory.

With the loss by Calvert Hall (21-8, 11-4 Baltimore Catholic League/MIAA A Conference), Archbishop Spalding clinched the top seed in the combined conference tournament.

Outlaw was fouled with 8.2 seconds left and made one of two free throws, giving Mount St. Joseph (22-7, 10-5) a three-point lead. Gary Neal's three-point attempt at the buzzer was off the mark, as Calvert Hall lost its second straight game. Neal finished with 14, while senior forward Dwayne Birdin led Calvert Hall with 19.

No. 10 Meade 76, Chesapeake-AA 41: The host Mustangs (17-5, 12-4) clinched a spot in the Anne Arundel County title game on Tuesday opposite Annapolis with a decisive win over the Cougars.

Antwan Smith (23 points, 10 rebounds) and Lewis Benson (24 points, eight rebounds) paced Meade.

No. 11 McDonogh 51, Cardinal Gibbons 34: The visiting Eagles (17-9, 7-9 Baltimore Catholic League/MIAA A Conference game) got 15 points from senior center Jaz Cowan in the win over the Crusaders (14-17, 5-10).

No. 13 Lake Clifton 81, Southside 38: Tavon Nelson had a double double (15 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks) to lead the Lakers (14-9) past visiting Southside.

No. 15 Mervo 68, Southwestern 62: Junior Paul Frazier's 23 points and seven rebounds helped the visiting Mustangs (14-8) down the Sabres (10-12), who were led by 30 points from Jason Hicks.

No. 18 Southern-AA 64, Severna Park 56 Matt Hall scored 29 points as the visiting Bulldogs rolled to an Anne Arundel County victory. Theo Brown had 35 points and eight rebounds for the Falcons (13-9, 9-7).

St. Frances 65, Towson Catholic 54: Despite 19 points from senior guard Darnell Hopkins, the host Owls (8-20, 5-10) lost in Baltimore City Catholic League/ MIAA A Conference play.

Girls basketball

No. 12 Severna Park 64, Southern-AA 49: Senior guard Lisa Magnus led three Falcons in double figures with 13 points as host Severna Park (17-5) bounced the Bulldogs in Anne Arundel County.

Meade 61, No. 19 Chesapeake-AA 56: Sparkle Williamson had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists to fuel the Mustangs (16-6) to the Anne Arundel County upset win over the Cougars (17-5).

No. 20 South River 48, Annapolis 45, OT: After the Panthers' Whitney Crankfield hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 40 and force overtime, the host Seahawks (15-6, 12-4) scored the first four points and never looked back en route to their fifth win in a row.

Girls indoor soccer

Institute of Notre Dame 5, Notre Dame Prep 1: Lisa Woodard scored two goals and goalie Lauryn Wise was solid as the Indians (13-0) ended the Blazers' reign atop the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference.

Laurie Ollderhead scored for NDP (4-9), which had won the first two IAAM A Conference indoor soccer crowns.

In the B Conference, Maryvale took the title by beating Glenelg Country, 3-2.

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