Eaton and Burgess carry Oakland Mills to boys’ basketball victory


Robert Burgess scored 13 points and Daeshawn Eaton finished with 11 as Oakland Mills High defeated Marriotts Ridge, 55-32, in a Howard County boys’ basketball contest Friday evening in Columbia.

Leading 25-19 at intermission, the Scorpions (6-3 overall, 3-2 Howard) outscored the Mavericks, 30-13, in the second half. Brandon Held scored nine points to lead Marriotts Ridge (4-6, 1-4 Howard).

The Mavericks host Bard in a non-league contest Monday while Oakland Mills travels to Baltimore County for a non-league match against Dundalk.

Oakland Mills 55, Marriotts Ridge 32

Marriotts Ridge – Ingersoll 7, Little 7, Held 9, Brennan 2, Lee 1, Ross 2, Cole Brown 2, Cameron Brown 2. Totals 11 7-17 32.

Oakland Mills – Eiland 3, Eaton 11, Chance 1, Simpson 9, Parks 2, Burgess 13, Gaymon 6, Greggs 2, Hairston 7, McFadden 1. Totals 22 5-9 55.

Marriotts Ridge 7 12 7 6 – 32

Oakland Mills 13 12 16 14 – 55