The Chesapeake Bowl, an all-star game pitting the North (New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware) against the South (D.C., Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia), is set to kickoff at 2 p.m. at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex in Landover.
The South roster includes these six Maryland pledges: Safety Milan Collins (Bishop McNamara), defensive end Malik Jones (Dunbar), offensive tackle Derwin Gray (Friendship Collegiate), linebacker Cavon Walker (Friendship Collegiate), defensive tackle Demetri McGill, walk-on kicker Adam Greene (Broadneck). Friendship Collegiate linebacker Yannick Ngakoue, a former Terps commitment who is still considering Maryland, will also suit up for the South.
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Maryland landed a big prize, not literally but figuratively, when cornerback Will Likely from Florida chose the Terps over LSU and Florida State. Now before Tiger and 'Noles fans start freaking out, I know neither school had a committable offer out to the 5-foot-7 cornerback, but he's still a four-star talent and despite his lack of size he will be an impact player for
** The Gazette this week wrote about future Maryland men's basketball players who suited up for D.C. Assault.
First there was Damonte Dodd, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Queen Anne's High School who gave his verbal commitment to
Booth, in his third season as a starter, is averaging 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists as Mount St. Joseph entered this week with an 11-2 mark. Booth is still weighing a number of Division I college offers, including Indiana, Georgetown and Maryland.
Senior point guard Lexie Brown scored 22 points and had seven assists to lead the Bulldogs to a first-round win over Marist (Ill.).