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Published: Saturday, 12/10/2005

Darling scores 21 points as Genoa girls pull upset

GENOA - Sophomore Brittany Darling scored 21 points to lead Genoa to a 55-52 upset victory over Elmwood last night in Suburban Lakes League girls basketball.

After trailing 31-25 at the half, the Comets outscored the Royals 18-9 in the third quarter.

Abbey Kontak added 15 points for the Comets (2-3, 1-1).

Brooke Morgart paced the Royals (2-2, 1-1) with 22 points and Kayla Reynolds added 11.

Genoa hit five treys to the Royals' two.

Gibsonburg 49,

Otsego 42

GIBSONBURG - Ann Clark scored 16 points and Katie Jones had 10 points and 12 rebounds to pace Gibsonburg (4-1, 1-1).

Britton Long paced Otsego (0-4, 0-2) with 16 points and Emily Schwab added 15.

The Golden Bears led 16-4 after one quarter.

GOODRICH, Texas - Adrian McGowen of Goodrich High School now owns the national girls scoring record.

McGowen, a 5-foot-10 guard who has signed with Texas A&M, scored 41 points Tuesday night to push her career total to 4,542, according to totals compiled by A&M officials. The record had belonged to Missy Thomas, who scored 4,506 points at Gibsland-Coleman in Louisiana from 1992-95.

Fans filled the gymnasium at tiny Goodrich, which has an enrollment of 70, to watch McGowen break the record in a 55-49 victory over Chireno. Goodrich is about 65 miles northeast of Houston.

Texas A&M coach Gary Blair and his staff attended the game.

McGowen is averaging about 37 points per game this season after averaging 53 per game last year.

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