Oakland Mills stops Hammond in boys’ basketball; Burgess has 25


Robert Burgess scored 25 points and Daeshawn Eaton added 15 as Oakland Mills High defeated Hammond, 68-55, in a Howard County boys’ basketball contest in Columbia Friday evening.
It’s the fifth straight win for the Scorpions (12-4 overall, 8-3 Howard), who won eight games last season. Robert Gordon led Hammond (6-11, 3-8 Howard) with 17 points and Micah Henry added 13.
The Scorpions travel to No. 17 Dundalk for a non-league match Monday afternoon.
Oakland Mills 68, Hammond 55
Hammond – Evans 2, Henry 13, Stallings 12, Gordon 17, Bourne 11,. Totals 21 8-17 55.
Oakland Mills – Eaton 15, Chance 4, Brown 2, Simpson 5, Burgess 25, Greggs 9, Hairston 8. Totals 25 11-22 68.
Hammond 13 14 15 13 – 55
Oakland Mills 16 16 15 21 – 68