Penguins get 27 points from Russell; Mount Carmel upsets No. 12 Old Mill (VIDEO HERE!)
Eniya Russell scored a game-high 27 points and Grace Taylor added 20 points as Institute of Notre Dame defeated sixth-ranked Pikesville, 71-64, in the Public vs. Private girls basketball challenge at Pikesville Saturday.
In other action, Mount Carmel defeated No. 12 Old Mill, 61-55, St. James Academy defeated 16th-ranked Coppin Academy, and No. 18 Forest Park routed Garrison Forest, 81-27.
Saturday’s games were originally scheduled for Jan. 12 at McDonogh School, but was postponed because of snow.
IND (6-10 overall) raced out to a 22-8 first quarter lead Saturday. Charita Roberts led Pikesville (10-3) with 21 points.
After a tough home loss Friday, Mount Carmel High rebounded Saturday. Ayana Brim scored 23 points for the Cougars (14-7), and Ariana Alleyne added 12.
Mount Carmel lost to No. 7 Mount de Sales Academy in a battle for first in the IAAM B Conference. Sydney Faulcon led Old Mill (13-3) with 17.
Three makeups are scheduled in the coming weeks. On Feb. 4 at Pikesville, No. 2 St. Frances plays No. 11 Western and Pikesville takes on National Christian Academy.
No. 13 Reservoir will host Southern Maryland’s St. Mary’s Ryken Feb. 19.