Sugar leads Lady Hoyas in big win

Published 10:25 pm Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Georgetown’s women’s basketball team beat Maryland for the first time ever Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. Sophomore guard Sugar Rodgers (King’s Fork) scored a game-high 21 points to lead the No. 13 Lady Hoyas to a 53-45 win.

Sugar Rodgers

Georgetown’s defense held No. 21 Maryland to 17.5 percent field goal shooting and forced 29 Lady Terrapin turnovers.

Rodgers was 7-for-16 from the field with three three-pointers. She added four rebounds and three steals.

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Georgetown’s won 17 straight home games. The Lady Hoyas (2-0) host LaSalle Friday night.

On the men’s side, Old Dominion rebounded from an opening loss against Georgetown with a 79-57 win over High Point Monday in Norfolk.

Sophomore forward Nick Wright (Nansemond River) had five points and three blocked shots in 19 minutes of action for the Monarchs.

ODU (1-1) goes to the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, for a three-game tournament Nov. 19-22. The Monarchs face St. Peter’s in the first round Friday at 1 p.m.

Averett beat Bridgewater 90-76 in its men’s basketball season opener Monday in Danville.

Kenny Hart

Junior guard Kenny Hart (Nansemond River) totaled 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists for the Cougars.

Chowan lost its opener, 90-80 to Barton, Tuesday in Murfreesboro, N.C.

Junior wing Mark Brown (Nansemond River) led Chowan with 23 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and two blocks.

The Hawks travel to a tournament at Mount Olive Friday and Saturday.