Area roundup - Vikings set several state records in victory

November 08, 2003


FREDERICK, Md. - Keith Ricca broke five Maryland passing records while completing 34 of 52 passes for 519 yards and seven touchdowns in St. John's at Prospect Hall's 52-16 rout of Riverdale Baptist Friday night.

Ricca broke single-game records for yards (519) and TD passes (seven), and season records for yards (3,361), pass attempts (391), and completions (239).

Max Morris had nine catches for 153 yards and two touchdowns, breaking state season records for TD receptions (22), catches (90) and receiving yards (1,433).

Rob Haynos had 10 catches for TDs for the Vikings (7-3, 3-3) in their highest-scoring outing of the season.

Catoctin 15, Brunswick 12

BRUNSWICK - Jason Johnson threw for 141 yards and two touchdowns, including a pass to Zach Sweeney, for Catoctin as the Cougars (7-3, 5-1) defeated Brunswick in the MVAL Antietam.


Alex Papanicolas ran in a score for the Railroaders (4-6, 3-3).

Other scores: Century 41, Williamsport 20; Middletown 35, Walkersville 28; Williamstown 26, Berkeley Springs 14; Wheeling Park 40, Hedgesville 22.


TJ 3, Westminster 1

FREDERICK, Md. - Erin Maldo had 24 kills and three blocks, dominating play at the net as Thomas Johnson won its six regional title in nine years with a 25-12, 21-25, 25-18, 25-14 victory over Westminster in the Class 4A North final.

"She was just on," Patriots coach Jim Dorsch said of Maldo. "Nicole (Pagano) was putting the ball where Erin needed it, and Erin was going everywhere. They couldn't really stop her at all."

Pagano finished with 26 assists for TJ. Lauren Morrow had 17 service points, Erin Dickman had 10 service points and Jessica Goode added eight service points.

Poolesville 3, Catoctin 0

POOLESVILLE, Md. - Catoctin's run through Class 1A South came to an end in a 25-12, 25-4, 25-9 loss to defending region champion Poolesville - a state finalist last season.

"We've worked hard since Aug. 15 ... and we gelled at the right times," Catoctin coach Wanda Adkins said."

Katie Campbell had nine assists and two aces and Romona Cuddahee had two blocks and two aces for the Cougars (8-9).

Heritage makes ACSI final

Heritage Academy defeated Grace Academy 25-18, 25-21 and Greater Grace 25-11, 25-20, 10-25, 25-19, 15-8 to advance to the ACSI Northeast Region championship game.

Heather Stamper had 20 assists and nine kills, Whitney Schlimgen had 17 kills and Heidi Stamper had 12 kills for Heritage, which will play Annapolis Area Christian in the final today.

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