McGuire's 27 help Arundel rout Annapolis girls, 71-21

No. 7 McDonogh boys fall to St. Albans, 56-48

Basketball

High Schools

December 13, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Third-ranked Arundel jumped to a 20-1 lead at the end of the first quarter and routed host Annapolis, 71-21, yesterday in an Anne Arundel County girls basketball game.

Arundel got a game-high 27 from Alex McGuire, and guard Anastasia Baker added 16 for the Wildcats (2-0), including 11 in the opening period.

No. 6 Seton Keough 58, Bryn Mawr 43: Sophomore center Hailena Snowden scored 19 points, including eight in the third quarter, and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Gators downed the host Mawrtians and improved to 3-1.

No. 7 South River 69, Broadneck 36: Lindsay Sheppard scored 16 points to power the Seahawks (2-1) past the host Bruins.

No. 11 Long Reach 76, Wilde Lake 22: Timisha Gomez scored 21 points to lead the visiting Lightning (3-0) past the Wildecats (1-2).

No. 14 St. Mary's 54, No. 17 McDonogh 41: The Saints (1-2) held host McDonogh (3-1) scoreless in the third quarter to key the win.

No. 16 Meade 53, North County 42, OT: Freshman Myeisha Myles and junior Lloren McKinney combined for 10 of the Mustangs' 12 points in overtime and North County, which tied the game on a three-pointer by Brittany Makin with seven seconds left in regulation, scored just one point in the overtime period.

No. 19 Severna Park 57, Southern-AA 45: Junior guard Breon Summers paced Severna Park with 20 points and six assists and the Falcons (2-1), who led by three at halftime, pulled away from the Bulldogs during a dominant third quarter.

No. 20 Dunbar 61, National Christian 52: Dunbar (1-0) got just eight points from leading scorer Nikita Hill, who was battling the flu, but senior guard Tamica Robinson (17 points, seven assists) and junior Ashley Gladden (12 points, 14 rebounds) led the charge. The Poets also got 12 points from their reserves. National Christian fell to 3-2.

Boys

St. Albans 56, No. 7 McDonogh 48: Despite solid showings from DuJuan Summers (19 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks) and Tony Lott (11 points, five rebounds), visiting McDonogh (2-2) struggled from the perimeter. The Eagles (2-2) hit only two of 22 shots from beyond the arc.

No. 10 Annapolis 46, Arundel 43: Host Annapolis trailed by nine at halftime and eight at the end of three quarters, but outscored the Wildcats 18-7 in the fourth quarter to even its record at 1-1. Arundel dropped to 1-1.

No. 11 Glen Burnie 78, Chesapeake-AA 62: The visiting Gophers were paced by senior forward Byron Smith, who recorded career highs in both points (20) and rebounds (10). Senior forward Jon Fletcher also had a career-high 10 rebounds to go along with 10 points for Glen Burnie (2-0).

Junior Forward Mike Hanes scored 27 for the Cougars (1-1)

No. 19 Westminster 64, Carver A&T 36: Danny Simmons scored 15 points and Chris Prior added 10 and eight rebounds for the Owls, who scored 14 of the game's first 16 points on their way to their second win in two games.

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