Kenwood Boys, Girls Shine at Eastside Invite

The Bluebirds swept the overall team titles at the six-team indoor track meet Tuesday at CCBC Essex.


Kenwood boys and each took first place in the inaugural Eastside Invite on Tuesday at CCBC Essex.

On the girls side, finished with 77 points, followed by (71), North Carroll (68), Overlea (50), (30) and (21).

For Kenwood, sophomore Rachel Bauer won the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 52 seconds and placed second in the 1,600 in a school-record 6:01.8. Also, senior Rayven Ray won the high jump after she cleared a school record of 4 feet, 9 inches.

Kenwood boys won its title with 117.75 points, followed by  (81.75), North Carroll (64.75), Sparrows Point (58.75), Chesapeake (30) and Eastern Tech (15).

For Kenwood, the boys 4x400 relay team of Willie Johnson, Viadly Rosado, A'donta Wallace, and Jaleel Feggins won with a time of 4:10. Feggins also won the 300 and 55 dashes with a time of 39.6 and 6.7 seconds, respectively. 

Also, Shawn Strasdauskas won the 3,200 and placed second in the 1,600 with times of 12:29.3 and 5:24, respectively. In addition, A'donta Wallace placed second in the 55 with a time of 6.9 seconds while Devonne Wearins (34 feet, 8 inches), Michael Jeter (33-4), and Ben Runk (32-10) took second, third and fourth in the shot put.

Mixed Results for Eastern Tech Wrestling

Coming off , Eastern Tech split a tri-meet Tuesday at .

At the tri-meet, the Mavericks defeated Patapsco 63-15 and lost to host-Perry Hall, 45-24. Against Patapsco, Doug Ramirez (106 pounds), Jacob Cox (126), Stephen Beam (138), Dustin Shackleford (145) and Jesse Bradley (160) won with pins.

In the loss to Perry Hall, Ramirez, Beam and Nathaniel Gale (182) recorded pins, while Ilya Usik (152) and Shackleford picked up hard-fought wins. The Gators, however, picked up the victory by winning the other nine weight classes.

Eastern Tech Girls Basketball Inconsistent

Despite trailing by 16 points, Eastern Tech stormed back but came up just short Monday in a 49-47 loss at the Institute of Notre Dame.

Aliyah Levy scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Brionna Hall had 14 points and six steals for the Mavericks (2-3).

This loss came after Eastern Tech won 56-0 Friday against visiting Dundalk before losing 52-22 at Westminster on Saturday.

Eastern Tech next plays Jan. 4 at Western Tech.

Kenwood Girls Basketball Wins

Denesha Tatum scored 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had two blocks as Kenwood defeated Carver, 62-42, on Monday.

Alyn Sankar had 12 points and 11 rebounds while Dashawna West had 11 points, six assists and four rebounds for the Bluebirds, who host Western Tech at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Mavericks Boys Basketball Falls Below .500

Eastern Tech fell to 2-3 on the season following its 63-36 loss Saturday at Westminster.

This came one day after the Mavericks rolled past Dundalk, 60-35. In that game, sophomore Josh Bradley scored a team high 23 points as he connected on 10 of 17 shots. Also, Andre Miles dished out seven assists for the Mavericks, who had all nine players on the roster score.

Eastern Tech returns to the court at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when it faces Winters Mill at Chesapeake High in Anne Arundel County.


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