Girls basketball: B-CC snaps 17-game skid -- Gazette.Net


The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School girls basketball team snapped a 17-game losing streak on Friday night, slipping past John F. Kennedy High, 48-46. The Barons earned their first victory since a 58-24 triumph against Rockville on Dec. 16.

B-CC led 33-24 at halftime and then held off Kennedy in the second half. The Cavaliers outscored B-CC 22-15 over the final two quarters. Cameron Lynn had 14 points and seven rebounds and Nina Haller added 11 points and nine rebounds to lead B-CC (2-20). Kennedy (10-11) got 12 points each from Daysha Adams and Desha Nourn and 10 from Makeda Wright.

Watkins Mill 46, Churchill 45

Watkins Mill outscored Churchill 13-11 in the fourth quarter to pull out the upset victory against the Bulldogs, ranked No. 7 in Montgomery County by The Gazette. Josepha Mbourna had 18 points and Dominique Walker added 16 as Watkins Mill improved to 12-10. Shira Racoosin had 16 points and Jill Beauregard added 15 for Churchill (17-4), which had won 16 of its last 17 prior to Friday.

Gaithersburg 65, Springbrook 51

Gaithersburg improved to 21-0 with one game remaining in the regular season, Tuesday at Blake. Colleen Marshall had 23 points, Janeesa Fauntroy added 12 and Jackie Jackson had 11 for the Trojans. Capree Garner had 21 points and Jasmin Dancy added 14 for Springbrook (14-7).

Damascus 55, Seneca Valley 32

Damascus held Seneca Valley to just 10 points in the first half and improved to 18-4 overall and a perfect 14-0 in the Montgomery 3A/2A Division. Kelli Prange led the Swarmin' Hornets with 17 points and Kristina Prange added 12. Bridget Rothert had 13 points to lead Seneca Valley (15-7, 10-4).

Northwest 50, Richard Montgomery 32

Northwest held Richard Montgomery to single digits in three of the four quarters. The Jaguars improved to 18-3, while Richard Montgomery dropped to 9-12. Hillaevi Mensah had 14 points and Kendra Meredith added 12 for Northwest. Ashley Fourcade led Richard Montgomery with 11 points.

Paint Branch 61, Clarksburg 43

Paint Branch jumped out to a 23-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and outscored Clarksburg 18-6 in the fourth quarter. Kiara Colston had 18 points six steals and five rebounds, Brigette Ocran added 15 points and seven assists and Jasmine White had 10 for Paint Branch (16-5). Bria Johnson led Clarksburg (8-13) with 16 points.

Poolsville 60, Linganore 48

Lindsay Poss poured in 29 points to lead the way for the Falcons, who improved to 16-5. Meghan Martin had 14 points and Jesse Burke added 10 for Linganore (10-12).

Wootton 52, Northwood 34

Sophie Ellis had 15 points and Hana Bressler added 10 as Wootton improved to 7-15. Janelle Silver led Northwood (3-19) with a game-high 17 points.

Sherwood 45, Magruder 34

Katie Ruth had 21 points to lead the way as Sherwood improved to 10-12. Janel Brown had 16 points to lead magruder (3-18).

Quince Orchard 57, Rockville 37

Quince Orchard trailed 6-4 at the end of the first quarter, but the Cougars broke the game open by outscoring Rockville 20-4 in the second quarter. Babette Sanmartin had 24 points and Maddie Arata added 11 as QO improved to 5-16. Autumn Beynum had 18 points and Lizzie Orman added 10 for Rockville (4-15).

Holy Child 52, Don Bosco 24

Holy Child held Don Bosco to 10 points in the second half, including just one point in the fourth quarter. Colby Evans had 13 points and six rebounds and Eileen Williams added 11 points and eight rebounds for Holy Child (14-7).