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Saturday local roundup - Frederick can't three-peat

March 04, 2001

Saturday local roundup - Frederick can't three-peat



* GIRLS BASKETBALL


POTOMAC, Md. - In hindsight, the chances of a Frederick High three-peat in Class 4A West really were never possible. After all, you can't win a game if you never lead it.

It happened to the Cadets on Saturday against Churchill, which took control at the opening tap and stayed there for a 55-52 victory.

"We cut it to two three or four times," Frederick coach Todd Bono said. "But we never even tied them. They went to a zone and it really hurt us offensively. We had a lot of trouble with that."

Behind is a spot the Cadets rarely saw in 2001 on their way to 20 straight wins, but they never let Churchill get out of sight either. Frederick (21-4) missed a layup to tie with 15 seconds to go, but got the ball back only to watch Maria Brown's jumper also miss the mark with seven seconds to go.

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"We just didn't shoot the ball well from the field," said Bono, whose team went 19-for-46 from the field. "I think we were a little hesitant. Nichol (Means) took 11 shots. She probably hadn't done that all year. But she took charge in the fourth quarter."

Means finished with a season-high 12 points, while Brown had 13 and Ashley Bush had 14 points, 11 rebounds and four steals in her final prep game.

"It's going to be weird with (Means and Bush) not being here," Bono said. "They've been a huge part of the success here at Frederick High."

FREDERICK (52)

Brown 13, Andrews 4, Hood 7, Reidy 2, Means 12, Bush 14. Totals 19 13-20 52.

CHURCHILL (55)

Freeman 18, Feve 9, Adams 6, Hatten 18, Holland 2, Phillips 2. Totals 23 7-8 55.

Frederick11131018-55

Churchill17141111-52

Three-point goals-Frederick 1 (Brown), Churchill 2 (Feve, Hatten).

No. 3 SJPH 48, Goretti 25

CUMBERLAND, Md. - The Vikings got 14 rebounds from reserve Marilyn Barkers and held the Gaels without a field goal for 12 1/2 minutes of the second half to win the seventh-place game at the Bishop Walsh Invitational.

Mandy Conway added five assists for Prospect Hall (23-8). Lauren Costello had eight points to lead Goretti (17-15).

ST. JOHN'S AT PROSPECT HALL (48)

Brown 4, Cole 14, Conway 3, Bonneville 5, Merkel 9, Henry 12, Barkers 1. Totals 17 14-20 48.

ST. MARIA GORETTI (25)

Stone 2, Wills 2, Chambers 7, C. Martin 2, K. Martin 4, Costello 8. Totals 12 1-6 25.

SJPH9131016-48

Goretti68110-25

Three-point goals-SJPH 1 (Conway).

* BOYS BASKETBALL


Grace wins MACS title

LANHAM, Md. - Tournament MVP Josh Barnhart had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to lead Grace to a 63-62 victory over Broadfording and the Maryland Association of Christian Schools Tournament title.

Nathan Sweeney scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Jared Barnhart had eight points and four assists for Grace (17-6). Both were named to the all-tournament team.

For Broadfording (19-12), Joey Paige scored a game-high 30 points and Carl Nicholson scored 10 points before fouling out. They were both also named to the all-tournament team.

BROADFORDING (63)

Blair 10, Nicholson 10, Paige 30, Hirsch 9, Wright 2, Moore 2. Totals 28 2-4 63.

GRACE ACADEMY (64)

Jared Barnhart 8, Marquis 4, Lantz 6, Josh Barnhart 27, Sweeney 17, Brunner 2. Totals 26 9-26 64.

Broadfording11281717-63

Grace Academy15141817-64

Three-point goals - Broadfording 5 (Hirsch 3, Paige 2), Grace 3 (Jared Barnhart 2, Lantz 1). Fouled out - Nicholson.

* COLLEGE SOFTBALL


Shepherd 19-16, D&E 3-5

In the first game, Jill Hood scattered four hits and struck out seven for to gain the win. Shea Sirbaugh had a two-run homer while going 3-5. Jessica Sturgill went 4-for-4 while Amanda Butss went 3-for-3 as the leading hitters for the Rams.

In game two, Amanda Flemming went 3-4 with two doubles while Brigitte Boyl went 3-3 for the Rams.

Game one


Shepherd22705-19192

Davis and Elkins12000-346

Hood and Butts, Vickers (4); DeBaise and Oswald. WP: Hood (1-0) LP: DeBaise (0-1). HR: Sirbaugh (SC) 4th (one on).

Game two


Shepherd048004-16191

Davis and Elkins201200-556

WP: Smiles (1-0) LP: Tomblyn (0-1). HR: Cline (SC) 3rd (two on).

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