Costello's career night lifts Knights over Hubs

January 07, 1999


MIDDLETOWN, Md. - D.J. Costello established career highs with 25 points and 19 rebounds to lead Middletown to an 81-73 win over North Hagerstown in a Monocacy Valley Athletic League game Wednesday.

Jared Ambrose had a career-high 24 points and added seven rebounds and five assists for the Knights (3-5, 3-1). Brad Conn had 13 assists.

Tater Russ was 13 of 15 from the free throw line and finished with 31 points for the Hubs (4-5, 3-3).


Mercersburg 70, Potomac 56

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Stephane Pelle scored 24 points and Wes Miller added 17 as No. 3 Mercersburg Academy cruised to a 14-point Mid Atlantic Conference victory.

Kareem Wright added 10 points for the Blue Storm (7-2, 3-0).

Aris Pappas scored a game-high 30 points for Potomac (3-7, 1-3).

Southern Fulton 59, Hancock 53

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Southern Fulton fought to a 26-20 halftime lead and used free throws down the stretch to hold on to the victory.

Jeremy Bradley had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Southern Fulton (6-5). Nathan Frisby had 11 points, five rebounds and four assists, while Justin Hixon had 10 points.

Derek Hoffman led all players with 25 points and 15 rebounds for Hancock (3-5).

Thomas Johnson 78, Westminster 54

FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Foreman led No. 2 Thomas Johnson with 22 points as the Patriots romped in the CMC Tuesday.

TJ's (6-0) Chris Williams scored 15 points, and teammate Marcus West had 14 points.

Billy Bowman led Westminster (6-3) with 17 points.

Chambersburg 49, Cumb. Valley 37

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Michael Buhrman led No. 9 Chambersburg with 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Trojans picked up a win in the Mid Penn Commonwealth Tuesday.

Chambersburg (5-5, 4-3) also got eight points from Shane Baker and seven from Adam Underkoffler.

Waynesboro 49, East Pennsboro 44

ENOLA, Pa. - Wayneboro's Saeed Samad had 19 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as the Indians built a huge lead and then hung on Tuesday.

Waynesboro (8-2, 5-0 Capital) had a 36-18 lead at halftime, but East Penn went on a 20-2 run to tie the game. But the Indians went 9-for-9 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to take the victory.

Waynesboro also go eight points and five rebounds from Brad Shockey.

Grace 76, Mart. Christian 46

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mark Koontz scored 21 points, including two 3-point goals, for Grace as it won in the Mason-Dixon Christian Conference.

Josh Barnhart had 14 points, including one 3-point goal for Grace (6-1).


Goretti 51, Musselman 30

BUNKER HILL W.Va. - Jennifer Piccolomini had 16 points, 10 steals, eight rebounds and five assists to lead a dominating effort by No. 2 Goretti.

Kristi Divelbliss had 16 points and six rebounds for the Gaels (11-0). Brianne Hamilton added 14 points, seven rebounds and six steals.

Amanda Butts led Musselman with 10 points.

Harrisburg 59, Chambersburg 35

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Harrisburg used its superior quickness and an overpowering full-court press to humble the Trojans.

Brianne Johnson scored 19 points and Jaime Brown added 18 points for Harrisburg (8-1). Heather Rife had 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chambersburg (1-8).

Jefferson 52, Berkeley Springs 34

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Amy Edwards scored 13 points and Sarah Hoffman-Benadom added 10 points as Jefferson outscored Berkeley Springs 23-7 in the fourth quarter to pull away.

Nicole Maslauskas had 17 points and five rebounds, while Rusti Hovermale had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Berkeley Springs (3-5).

McConnellsburg 56, N. Bedford 38

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Jonee Jones had 17 points and nine rebounds, and No. 3 McConnellsburg overcame a horrible shooting start to win big Tuesday night.

The Spartans (9-1) went 2-for-19 from the field in the first quarter, but still led 10-7 at the break. But they outscored NBC 20-7 in the second, and outrebounded them 44-27 for the game to pull away.

Lory Baker had a game-high 22 points for the Spartans, leaving her three points short of 1,000 for her career. Erin Peck also had nine rebounds for McConnellsburg, and Renee Baker had eight.


Boys: Clear Spring 48, Boonsboro 41

Girls: S. Hagerstown 18, Smithsburg 8


Williamsport 32, Smithsburg 28

at Williamsport

103-K.T. Adams (S) d. Dustin Stout, 8-5; 112-Miguel Forero (S) md. Anthony Kline, 11-3; 119-Jason Wade (S) by forfeit; 125-Eric Kuczynski (W) md. Pete Quillen, 10-2; 130-Steve Stone (W) by injury default over Mike Dietrich; 135-Wayne Boward (W) md. Brian Weiblinger, 16-2; 140-Josh Swartz (W) d. Harry Baker, 7-0; 145-Chris Allen (W) d. Jake Williams, 8-6; 152-Jon Papich (S) d. Matt Allen, 11-4; 160-Dave Wagner (S) p. Ethan Lord, 1:14; 171-Jared Myers (W) p. Paul Birden, :35; 189-Steve Myers (S) p. Brad Barr, 1:03; 275-Ryan McDonald (W) p. Dustin Wilson, :53.

Notes: Williamsport is now 7-3. Eric Kuczynski and Jared Myers are now 10-0 in dual meets.

Walkersville 54, Catoctin 18

at Thurmont, Md.

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