Friday's roundup - Greencastle wins first-ever football title

October 31, 1998


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Mike Jemison rushed 19 times for 188 yards and five touchdowns as No. 4 Greencastle claimed the Mid-Penn Colonial Division championship with a 54-6 thrashing of Shippensburg Friday night.

Walter Medina added 98 yards on 16 carries for Greencastle (8-1, 5-0).

The championship marks the first for the Blue Devils in their 28-year history.

Brunswick 33, Smithsburg 6

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Senior Jeremiah Summers rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, and added a two-point conversion in the victory for No. 7 Brunswick (2-7).

Sophmore Marcus Smith, making his first start at quarterback, rushed for 66 yards and threw for 94 yards, including a 25-yard strike to Willie McLane for a TD. McLain finished with three receptions for 51 yards.


With the loss, Smithsburg falls to 2-7.


Martinsburg 14, Fort Hill 7

Hegdesville 17, Jefferson 9

E. Pennsboro 54, J. Buchanan 41

Catoctin 26, FSK 12

Linganore 49, Frederick 14


Mt. Savage 2, Smithsburg 1

MT. SAVAGE, Md. - Joe Shaffer scored the game-winning goal with 40 seconds left in overtime, ending No. 8 Smithsburg's season in the first round of the 1A West Regional playoffs.

Savage's Larry O'Baker opened the scoring in the second half. His goal was equaled by Ryan Daughtridge, giving Smithsburg (9-4-2) a 1-1 tie into the overtime.

Smithsburg controlled most of the second half, and outshot Mt. Savage 18-14 overall.


MAIT sets field

The 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Basketball Tournament will be held Nov. 27-28 at St. Maria Goretti.

Teams in this year's field include defending champion Holy Cross, from Flushing, N.Y. Towson Catholic (Baltimore), Good Counsel (Washington) and Goretti will complete the field.

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