Local Roundup - Smithsburg boys win 1A West region title

November 08, 2002


CUMBERLAND, Md. - Russel Hoyt and Jerry Spessard each scored a goal to lead No. 6 Smithsburg to the 1A West Region title with a 2-0 win over Beall on Thursday.

Scott Hutzell and David McDougal each had assists and Sean Hunt recorded the shutout in goal for the Leopards (13-4-1).

Smithsburg will play in the state semifinals on Monday.

Hammond 1, No. 3 North 0

COLUMBIA, Md. - Kwaku Boaten scored off a deflection from 20 yards out in the 60th minute to lift Hammond to the victory over North Hagerstown in the Class 2A West Region final.

"We pretty much dominated the play. We just couldn't score," said North coach Glen Singer, whose squad outshot Hammond, 17-2. "It was one those ones you just have to say, 'That's why they play the game.'

"The team that should have won doesn't always win. They got the break and we didn't."


Brian Williamson made one save for North, which ends its season at 14-3.

Saints Smith, Davis earn all-conference honors

St. James senior goalkeeper Ali Smith and junior defender Tommy Davis were recently named to the Mid Atlantic Conferene's all-conference boys soccer team.


Wheeling Jesuit 3 / Shepherd 1

WASHINGTON, Pa. - Jamie Ritchie scored Shepherd's lone goal as the Rams fell to Wheeling Jesuit in the semifinals of the WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament.

Ritchie's goal, his 19th of the season, set a new Shepherd single-season individual mark.

Shepherd (12-9) set team records this season with 12 wins and 52 goals.


Shepherd 3, Ohio Valley 0

SUMMERSVILLE, W. Va. - Shepherd defeated Ohio Valley, 30-13, 30-16, 30-23 in WVIAC first-round tournament action.

Judy Whims had 14 kills and Kim Pirisino had 12 to lead the Rams. Danielle Munson added seven kills and five aces, while Beth Schaible recorded four blocks for Shepherd.

Shepherd (28-9) plays West Virginia Wesleyan today at noon in second-round action.

Pirisino makes All-WVIAC First Team

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd senior Kim Pirisino was selected as a member of the All-WVIAC Volleyball First Team, joining the 2002 WVIAC Volleyball Player of the Year Brandi Dicke, an Alderson-Broaddus junior.

Selected for the All-WVIAC second team was Shepherd senior Judy Whims, while Rams sophomore Nicole Morgan was named an honorable mention and Danielle Munson was selected to the All-Freshmen team.


Baseball instruction offered

The Quad States Spring Training Clinic will be hosted for any student in grades 9-12 for high school baseball instruction by area coaches.

The clinic will begin Jan. 19, 2003 and will run for six consecutive Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at Catoctin High School.

For more information and applications, call Jim Gilbert at 301-791-3512.

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