Alexis Briscoe scored 17 points and pulled down four rebounds, and Olivia Callan added 16 points and four rebounds, leading Long Reach High to a 54-32 victory over Hammond in a Howard County girls’ basketball contest Friday. The Lightning (5-10 overall, 3-9 Howard) outscored Hammond, 12-3, in the second quarter to take a commanding 31-13 at halftime.

Callan finished with a game-high seven steals, and Imani Sanders had 11 points, five steals and three steals. Shannon Bwa led Hammond (2-13, 0-12 Howard) with nine points.

Long Reach travels to Wilde Lake Wednesday afternoon in league action. Hammond heads to league-leading and No. 6 Glenelg Wednesday.

Long Reach 54, Hammond 32
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Long Reach: Briscoe 17, Callan 16, Sanders 11, Hutt 6, Lawton 4. Total: 54


Hammond: Bwa 9, Virgil 7, Smolla 5, Williams 4, Albano 3, Frekot 2. Total: 32.
Halftime: Long Reach 31, Hammond 13