Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

March 01, 2006

Richardson boosts Aberdeen in playoffs

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Aberdeen senior Leandre Richardson scored a game-high 33 points to help the Eagles advance to the Class 3A East regional quarterfinal by defeating county rival Bel Air, 67-49, on Friday. He also finished with 12 rebounds, four assists and four steals.

He guided Aberdeen to its third consecutive Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference title with a 65-36 win over Edgewood. Richardson had 13 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and four steals. On defense, he held Edgewood's leading scorer, Ramiero Ramos, to two points.

Known for his versatility, he has played every position this season. In the Bel Air game, he started at power forward and played point guard against Edgewood.

Richardson helped Aberdeen (16-8) finish 12-0 in the UCBAC with a 30-game win streak in conference play.

Others considered: Luke Schuster, Francis Scott Key, wrestling; Chase Adams, Mount St. Joseph, basketball; Justin Bowser, Arundel, wrestling.

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