The No. 4 Forestville Knights fell to No. 1 Fort Hill in the 1A high school football semifinals, 55-22 on Nov. 27 and came up one game short of playing for a state championship after losing to the Sentinels in a blowout. Kharie Lawrence ran for an 80-yard touchdown and threw for another in the […]
The No. 4 Forestville Knights fell to No. 1 Fort Hill in the 1A high school football semifinals, 55-22 on Nov. 27 and came up one game short of playing for a state championship after losing to the Sentinels in a blowout.
Kharie Lawrence ran for an 80-yard touchdown and threw for another in the loss. Forestville finished its year off with a 5-6 record, but will look forward to getting better and working hard to reach the postseason again next year. No. 1 Fort Hill (8-1), on the other hand, will face No. 3 Havre de Grace (7-3) in the state championship game at M&T Bank Stadium on Dec. 5.
Georgetown University’s basketball team took down Bryant University, 77-47 on Nov. 29. Georgetown sophomore guard L.J. Leak led the Bulldogs in scoring with 20 points and also accounted for 12 rebounds and three assists. Georgetown sophomore forward Issac Copeland had an impressive stat line of 13 points, four rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block. Georgetown will look forward to facing the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks on Dec 1.
The University of Maryland women’s basketball ball team defeated Pittsburgh, 70-49 to win the Paradise Jam, as well as the Reef Division, on Nov. 29 at the University of the Virgin Islands. Maryland junior center Brionna Jones led all scorers with 22 points and also made her presence known on the boards with 14 rebounds. Maryland junior guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough filled up the stat sheet after she tallied 16 points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal to help lead the Terrapins to victory.
Bowie State University’s women’s basketball squad defeated the Felician University Golden Eagles, 72-61 on Nov. 29. Bowie State University sophomore Kiara Coston accounted for 22 points, four assists, and three steals. Some other players who had impressive performances were sophomore and Capitol Heights native Kyah Proctor, and junior Ashley Jennings. Proctor scored 18 points, while Jennings fell short of a double-double with nine points and 12 rebounds to help lead their team to victory.
The University of Maryland football team came back from 21 points down to defeat Rutgers, 46-41 in the team’s final game of the season on Nov. 28. Running back Brandon Moss, who finished with 173 yards and three touchdowns, broke off an 80-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter to cap off the comeback win. Quarterback Caleb Rowe had an impressive game as well, as he threw for 239 yards while running for 98 more. The Terps end the 2015 season with a 3-9 (1-7) record.