Eaton pours in 22 to lead Oakland Mills


Daeshawn Eaton sank four three-pointers and netted a game-high 22 points to lead Oakland Mills to a 78-52 rout of visiting Howard, in Howard County boys basketball action on Wednesday.

The two squads played a fairly evening opening quarter as the Scorpions emerged with a 19-16 lead. In the second quarter, however, the Lions were limited to just eight points while Oakland Mills stretched its lead out to 39-24. The lead then grew by eight after three quarters.

Oakland Mills (8-3, 4-2 Howard County) got points from 11 different players, with Ke’von Simpson adding 12 and Frederick Eiland netted nine.

Christian Rodgers turned in a strong performance for Howard, scoring a team-high 18 points, while Will Drnach and Justin Henricks combined for 17.

Howard (3-7 overall) slipped to 0-6 in the league.