Dydynski, Mt. Hebron roll to win over Hawks

Girls basketball

December 08, 2007|By Glenn Graham | Glenn Graham,Sun reporter

With senior forward Deanna Dydynski's 17 points leading a balanced attack and a defense at its harassing best, the No. 14 Mount Hebron girls basketball team opened its season with a comfortable 59-27 home win over Howard County rival River Hill last night.

The Vikings forced 36 turnovers and spread the floor on offense to attack zone defense of the No. 12 Hawks. Mount Hebron made 21 of 29 free-throw attempts to contribute to the win.

Senior forward Monica Zabel added 13 points, Qiana Coleman had nine and Brittany Bowen scored eight. The Vikings jumped out to a 12-2 lead in the first quarter and never looked back.

Zabel's inside basket with 44 seconds left in the second quarter gave the Vikings their biggest lead of the first half at 27-14, and they put the game away in the third quarter with a three-pointer from Dydynski, helping build a 41-20 lead going into the last quarter.

Junior forward Alicia Seelaus led the Hawks with 13 points.

No. 5 Atholton 61, Centennial 46 -- Taylor Chapman had 17 points to power the visiting Raiders (2-0). Molly Speicher led the Eagles (0-1) with 14 points.

No. 6 McDonogh 47, No. 15 Archbishop Spalding 42 -- Destiny Jacobs scored 11 of her 14 points in the fourth quarter as the Eagles (2-0) edged the host Cavaliers (1-1). Archbishop Spalding led by eight points going into the fourth quarter before Jacobs scored with a minute left to give McDonogh the lead for good. glenn.graham@baltsun.com

Boys

John Carroll 62, Edgewood 41 -- Isaiah Philmore had 25 points to lead the Patriots (4-1) over the visiting Rams. Jakub Kusmieruk added 12 points for John Carroll.

Staff reports contributed to this story.

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