Amber Cook(Grimsley HS) captains the cause at Maryland Eastern Shore

Amber Cook used to be the starting point guard for the Grimsley Whirlies and Coach Phil Weaver….Now in her junior year, at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, she is the team captain and she’s still running the team from the guard position…..

The Lady Hawks suffered their first loss of the season, falling on the road to in-state opponent Mt. St. Mary’s 65-56, getting a 1-1 record.

The Mount got to the free throw line 42 times, converting 23 in the win. Amber Cook (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley High School) led UMES with 14 points and seven rebounds in her second start as captain. Chelsea Sanders (Rochester, N.Y.) was close to a double-double with nine points and seven rebounds. Kwinnyata Mercer (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) scored 10 points with two steals in the second half off the bench for the Lady Hawks.

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