Edgewood and Joppatowne opened their boys basketball season Tuesday night with a wild one between the two Harford County neighbors. Visiting Edgewood beat the Mariners, 50-49, on a foul shot with five seconds left. The next night, C. Milton Wright had an easier time beating its cross-town rival Bel Air.
The southern Harford rivals were tied Tuesday evening at 49 with five seconds left when Edgewood got its game-winning free throw.
Edgewood's Thomas Dillard led all scorers with 17 points. His teammate, Van Rolle, scored 15 points.
Trevon Mosely led Joppatowne with 14 points. Lavelle Banks had nine points and fellow Mariner Markell Huggins scored seven.
C. MILTON WRIGHT beats BEL AIR
The C. Milton Wright Mustangs picked up their first regular-season victory Wednesday night, beating the visiting Bel Air boys basketball squad handily, 75-52.
The Mustangs (1-0) were leading the Bobcats, 36-26, at halftime.
CMW's big gun was Kevin Dorsey, who had more than a third of his team's scoring with 27 points. He also had four assists and three steals. Will Hazleton had 11 points for CMW, while teammate Sam Hahner had a team-high seven rebounds. Chris Panzeri helped out the winning cause with seven points and five rebounds, while the Mustangs' Conner Bays added eight points. Mychal Stefanides registered seven points and four assists, while fellow Mustang Logan Keys led CMW in steals with four. Ryan Walsh had five points for the Mustangs, and teammate Matt Kline tallied four points.
For the Bobcats (1-1), Tyler Norcross and Derek Spanellis each had identical numbers - 10 points and seven rebounds. Juwan Singletary scored nine points in the loss.