Local Roundup-Strait tops 1,000-point mark

January 21, 1999


FAIRFIELD, Pa. - Dallas Strait scored his 1,000th point and Tony Rhoades notched a triple-double scoring 26 points and adding 12 rebounds and 10 blocks as Greencastle-Antrim rolled past Fairfield 84-54 on Wednesday.

Strait finished with 13 points and has 1,002 in his career at Greencastle.

Colin Swain added 14 points for the Blue Devils (7-7).

Berkeley Springs 73, Frankfort 43

FRANKFORT, W.Va. - Keith Davis had 19 points and 17 rebounds as the No. 9 Indians led by 10 at the first-quarter break and kept building their lead.

Brad Close had 13 points, and Mike Decker also added 13 off the bench for Berkeley Springs (10-1).

Mercersburg 65, Maret 46

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Stephane Pelle scored 21 points, including 7 of 9 from the foul line, and Wes Miller added 14 points as No. 6 Mercersburg Academy defeated Maret.


Mercersburg led 31-22 at halftime, but broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring Maret 21-8.

Matt Kranchick added 12 points for Mercersburg.


Greencastle-Antrim 74, Fairfield 29

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim used a 26-7 third-quarter run to seal a win against Fiarfield.

Kylene Helman led No. 9 Greencastle (9-5, 5-2 Mid Penn Colonial) with 19 points, and added four rebounds and three steals. Megan Williams had 15 points and four steals, while Becky Fitz added 10 points, four rebounds and three steals.

Fannett-Metal 50, Mercersburg 44

FANNETTSBURG, Pa. - Fannett-Metal closed the game on a 6-0 run to take home the win.

Leslie Varner scored 16 points, while Dawn Hammond had 11 points for Fannett-Metal.

Erin McCartney led all scorers with 17 points for Mercersburg Academy (3-6).

Hampshire 77, Berkeley Springs 30

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Hampshire outscored Berkeley Springs 24-6 in the first quarter to cruise to the victory.

Jennifer Davis scored 16 points and twin sister Susan Davis added 13 for Hampshire (9-2).

Nicole Maslauskas finished with a game-high 18 points for Berkeley Springs (3-9).


Girls: Berkeley Springs 22, Cacapon Bridge 9


Martinsburg 75, Catoctin 4

Martinsburg 59, Middletown 19

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Josh Staubs set a school record with his 109th varsity victory as Martinsburg swept Catoctin and Middletown in a tri-meet.

Scott Gusic improved to 24-1 overall with two victories at 171 pounds for the Bulldogs (19-5-1).

Other double winners for Martinsburg were David Clopton (112), Justin Kessler (119), Sean Ney (130), David Henry (135), Brad Davis (140) and Eric Neely (145).

Middletown 45, Catoctin 34

at Martinsburg, W.Va.

103-Todd Atkins (C) p. Peter Beutler, :58; 112-Billy Jenkins (C) p. Sean O'Keefe, 2:55; 119-Nathan Ryder (C) p. Andrew Nicklas, 4:56; 125-Todd Krietz (C) p. Brandon Keller (M), 5:38; 130-Jason Tipaldos (M) by forfeit; 135-Colin Blair (M) by forfeit; 140-Chad Dewees (C) by injury default; 145-Corey Minnick (M) d. Tom Barrett, 17-10; 152-Elliot Blair (M) p. Andy Hawkins, :48; 160-Zane Harshman (M) by forfeit; 171-Mike Bollinger (C) md. Chris Dillon, 17-6; 189-Ben Nelson (M) p. Pete Savage, 1:40; 215-Terry Palmer (M) by forfeit; 275-Dan Rumpf (M) by forfeit.

Notes: Middletown is now 8-5 overall. Harshman is 20-0.

Mercersburg 54, Maret 18

St. James 52, Maret 17

Mercersburg 49, St. James 18

ST. JAMES - St. James split a tri-meet, defeating Maret before falling to Mercersburg Academy.

Peter Fogle improved to 10-2 overall for St. James (6-3, 2-2). Cameron Snapp is 9-3 overall, while Sean Farrell, Grant Salisbury and William Moyet each improved to 8-4.

Mercersburg improved to 18-3 overall, and Rick Hendrickson gained his 200th victory at Mercersburg against Maret.


HCC 85, Baltimore 53

BALTIMORE - Hagerstown Community College used an aggressive defense and balanced offense to break to a 47-21 halftime lead and cruise past Baltimore.

HCC hit 6 of 13 3-point attempts and shot 40 percent from the floor in what head coach Marlys Palmer called the Hawks' best team effort of the season.

Kaylene Taylor led HCC (12-3, 8-1) with 13 points, while Ros Fisher scored 10. Tia Ferguson added nine rebounds and five blocks.

Dana Poe scored 29 points to lead Baltimore.

Mount St. Mary's 67, UMBC 45

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mount St. Mary's forced 32 turnovers in defeating University of Maryland- Baltimore County.

The Mount advantage swelled as high as 22 on three occasions, including the final score of the game.

Megan Gardiner had 13 points to lead the Mountaineers, while Vera Feldbusch and Katie Walton scored 12 and Jo-Val Nance had 10.

Monica Logan, the nation's leading rebounder, led UMBC with 11 points and 14 boards, 12 of which came in the first half.


Baltimore 88, HCC 82

BALTIMORE - The charity stripe wasn't giving anything to the Hawks, as HCC missed 19 of its first 22 free throws in a loss in the Maryland JuCo Conference.

HCC (13-5, 5-3) led 22-15 with five minutes to go in the first half, but Baltimore closed on a 13-3 run for a three-point halftime lead. The Hawks then tied it at 37-37, only to watch Baltimore go on a 20-5 run to blow the game open.

Shawn Weller and Wendall Tomlin each had 15 to lead the Hawks. Tahar Sutton had 13 and Lionel Jackson and James Fowler had 12 each for HCC, which lost despite 11 3-point baskets.


Koodrich, Vink going Division I

Mercersburg Academy coach Carl Reisner announced that two members of the Blue Storm will be playing in Division I programs next spring.

Jake Koodrich, who led the Tri-State area in hitting in 1998 with a .560 average, will go to Penn and play third base and outfield. Heath Vink, a pitcher and shortstop at Mercersburg, is going to Penn State.

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