Digest: No. 2 Mount St. Joe tops Glenelg Country in hoops

Terps' Hawkins joins Wade Trophy watch list; UMBC's Neller honored after last-second 3-pointer

February 05, 2013|Sports Digest

Varsity boys basketball

No. 2 Mount St. Joe tops Glenelg Country

Kameron Williams led all scorers with 24 points and Phil Booth had 23 as No. 2 Mount St.Joseph beat visiting Glenelg Country School, 73-60, in Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference boys basketball Monday. The Dragons had a 39-35 lead at the half but were unable to hold it in the second half as the Gaels (23-5) pulled away. Glenelg Country's Warren Powers scored 17 points.

Ben Franklin-Masonville Cove 57, C.Milton Wright 37: Byron Hawks scored 14 points and Donte Collins had 11 points and 13 rebounds as the Bayhawks beat the visiting Mustangs from Harford County. Ben Franklin led 23-20 at the half.

Forest Park 62, Patterson 54: Rysheed Corbin had 21 points as the Foresters beat the host Clippers in a Baltimore City Division I game. MondayAntonio George had 20 points to go with 13 rebounds, and Wayne Hill Jr. fell a short of a tripledouble with 13 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.

College lacrosse

Mass. freshman Dick commits to Georgetown

Freshman defenseman Tim Dick of The Rivers School in Winter Street, Mass., has orally committed to Georgetown, joining a handful of players in the Class of 2016 who have have made college commitments before beginning high school competition. Dick played with the Fighting Clams' 2015 AA squad before beginning a repeat freshman year at Rivers, where he was also a starter in football last season. An All-Star at Baltimore Summer Kickoff and Hotbeds, Dick has attended Yale Bulldog Bash, UMass Midsummer's Classic, Philly Showcase and Harvard Crimson Fall Classic. He also considered Duke, North Carolina, Princeton and Harvard.

Sophomore oral commitment: St. Paul's defenseman Ryan Zoll has committed to Fairfield. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound recruit plays for the Baltimore Crabs, attending NSCLA, King of the Hill, Rider MVP, Crab Feast and Hoya 100, where he was an All-Star. Zoll also considered Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton and Georgetown.

Junior oral commitments: Long-stick midfielder/defenseman Aaron Turner of Battlefield High in Haymarket, Va., has committed to Mount St. Mary's. As a sophomore, Turner was first-team All-District, second-team All-Region and second-team All-Area. A member of MadLax Orange, he attended Brine Shootout, Philly Showcase, Reebok Nationals, Jake Reed's Nike Blue Chip, Top 205 and FLG in 3D, where he was an All-Star. Turner also considered Brown and Cabrini. ... Calvert Hall attackman Andrew Fanshaw has committed to Vermont. The 5-8, 160-pound left-hander attended Jake Reed's Nike Blue Chip, Freestate Games and Brine Shootout with Maryland Lacrosse Club. Also a varsity volleyball player, Fanshaw considered Navy and High Point as well. ... Severna Park attackman Keegan McCormack has committed to Virginia Military Institute. The 6-1, 185-pound lefty plays club with the Annapolis Hawks, attending Baltimore Summer Kickoff, Crab City Challenge, Brine Shootout and Top 205, earning All-Star Appearances at Loyola Shootout and CT Super Sophs. He also considered Army and Salisbury.

Women's recruiting: River Hill attacker-midfielder Kendall Thielemann will join Davidson for the 2014 season. As a four-year varsity starter and captain her junior year, Thielemann led the Hawks to a winning record in each of her four years. She was a member of the Hero's Tournament Lacrosse Club team for six years, a team that was recognized nationally for its success. Thielemann served as captain her senior year of the Hawks varsity field hockey team.

Inside Lacrosse contributed.

Women's college basketball

Terps' Hawkins joins Wade Trophy watch list

Senior Tianna Hawkins of No. 7 Maryland was added to the Wade Trophy watch list, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Monday. Hawkins leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring with 19.4 points per game and is No. 2 in rebounds with 10 per game. Teammate Alyssa Thomas was named to the watch list earlier in the season. The trophy is given to the nation's most outstanding Division I player each year — one who not only excels athletically but serves as a positive role model both on and off the court. The watch list will be trimmed to 12 finalists in mid-March.

More honors: Towson junior guard Tanisha McTiller was chosen Monday as the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week, the league office announced. McTiller shared the honor with Delaware's Elena Delle Donne, whom the Tigers will face on Thursday. McTiller averaged 26.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in two games, including a career-high 30 points at Northeastern. ... After earning a career-high 17 rebounds Saturday against North Carolina A&T, UMES forward Shanyce Stewart was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. ... Johns Hopkins senior forward Alex Vassila was selected as the Centennial Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season and the third time in her career.

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