Taylor sets Atholton scoring mark

Basketball

February 17, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Atholton senior guard Julie Taylor became the school's all-time leading scorer as she helped the No. 10 Raiders defeat host Marriotts Ridge, 53-37, last night.

Taylor scored 11 points to give her 1,342 for her career, surpassing 1990 graduate Sherri Orlosky's mark of 1,339.

"She's played all four years, started on varsity as a freshman. She's been an impact player since she stepped into the program," Atholton coach Maureen Shacreaw said of Taylor.

Brittany Coughlan scored 14 to lead the Raiders (18-3), who jumped out to a 33-18 halftime lead over the Mustangs.

More girls

No. 5 Arundel 60, Severna Park 40 -- Simone Egwu scored a game-high 19 points to lead the visiting Wildcats (17-3) past the Falcons. Arundel also received an all-around contribution from Sherrone Vails, who scored 14 and had seven rebounds, five steals and two blocks.

No. 8 Old Mill 78, Northeast 34 -- Behind Kiera Thomas' double double, the Patriots (19-2) defeated the host Eagles. Thomas scored 15 and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Anisha Queen added 15 points.

No. 15 Mount Hebron 62, Centennial 41 -- Deanna Dydynski scored 16 to lead the visiting Vikings (18-3) over the Eagles (16-5).

Dunbar 60, Northwestern 25 -- Kiara Young led the Poets (15-2) with 18 points in a victory over the visiting Wildcats (11-5). Young, who is averaging 7.2 assists this season, finished with seven assists. Jasmine Williams added 17 points for the Poets.

South River 74, Annapolis 69 -- Jaclyn Nucci scored 24 points and added eight assists in the host Seahawks' win over the Panthers. Ashley Wagner recorded 13 assists to go along with her 10 points and Sophie Kagan added 16 points for South River.

Southern 70, Broadneck 49 -- Heather Schneck scored 14 as the host Bulldogs (15-5) beat the Bruins. Southern's Kim Schneck added 13.

Boys

No. 3 McDonogh 54, Cardinal Gibbons 44 -- Gerrard Sheppard scored a game-high 16 points, leading the host Eagles (22-7) over the Crusaders in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference quarterfinals. Brandon Herbert scored 15 points and Joe Yermal added 14 points and 13 rebounds for McDonogh, which will face No. 2 Mount St. Joseph in the next round.

No. 4 Douglass 65, Carver 58 -- Omar Strong led all scorers with 17 points as his Ducks (20-0) beat the host Bears to remain undefeated. Brandon Simms scored 16 and added seven rebounds for Douglass.

No. 6 Lake Clifton 70, Southwestern 51 -- The Lakers (16-3) jumped out to a 31-13 halftime lead and withstood a strong second-half run to defeat the host Sabers. Antoine Allen scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Lake Clifton. Terrance Jones added 12 points and seven assists for the Lakers.

No. 12 City 71, No. 8 Walbrook 63 -- The visiting Knights (18-3) upset the Warriors (14-6) thanks to solid foul shooting. City made 25 of 34 free throws. Walbrook went 13 of 22 from the foul line. William Barton scored 28 to lead the Knights and Devin Brown added 21. Daniel Rowlette scored 16 for the Warriors, who trailed by eight at the half.

Centennial 54, Mount Hebron 41 -- Pat Speicher scored 15, leading the visiting Eagles (14-7) over the Vikings.

Mount Carmel 72, Severn 54 -- Troy Franklin scored 15 points to lead the host Cougars (18-12) over the Admirals in the MIAA B Conference quarterfinals. Brandon Baylor added 13 points for Mount Carmel.

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