Reprinted from yesterday's late editions.
Parkdale lost the ball 18 times in the second half Thursday night but survived Springbrook, 48-43, in a Class AA semi-final of the Maryland girls state basketball tournament at Catonsville Community College.
[TEXT OMITTED FROM SOURCE] area school to win last night. Seneca Valley fell to North Hagerstown, 74-62, in the Class A contest and Sherwood dropped a B game to Francis Scott Key of Unionbridge, 54-41.
Springbrook, which finished 15-1, never led. But the Silver Spring team pulled to 43-42 with 1:34 remaining behind Barbara Hill's eight points in the fourth quarter. Then Parkdale's Michelle Frazier, who led the scoring with 23, got a three-point play off a drive with 1:11 left.
Erin Reid made both one-and-one foul shots 36 seconds later to put the Panthers (19-2) securely ahead at 48-42.
Dale Roche, Springbrook's leading scorer with a 17-point average, got in foul trouble early and managed only seven points.
Previously unbeaten Seneca Valley, which closed at 13-1, wasted a 37-point effort by Colleen Cassidy.
Cassidy, who closed the third period with a four-point play (one on a technical foul shot), pumped in 10 more points as the Eagles went on a 12-2 surge to come from 14 points down to 57-53 with 4:44 left.
But Hagerstown (20-1) scored the next eight points and was never again challenged.
Sherwood failed to contain Key's 6-foot-1 center, Kim Dutpins, who had 22 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots.
Leading 36-35 with 7:11 left, Key ran off the next 10 points on three baskets by Stacy Bankert and two follow-ups by Dutpins for a 46-35 edge.