Miner leads Rebels past Urbana in opener

December 12, 2003


IJAMSVILLE, Md. - David Miner recorded a triple-double - scoring 27 points, grabbing 14 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists - to lead South Hagerstown to a season-opening 73-53 win over Urbana on Thursday.

The Rebels (1-0) built a 20-6 first-quarter lead and easily defeated the Hawks, despite hitting just two of 13 free throws.

Gene Johnson had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jesse Gutekunst had 10 points and 10 rebounds for South.

Episcopal 63, SJPH 53

FREDERICK, Md. - Episcopal outscored St. John's at Prospect Hall 35-17 in the second and third quarters to defeat the Vikings.

Offensively, Episcopal drove inside and was fouled often. As a team, it hit on 22 of 30 shots from the charity stripe.


St. John's (3-2) struggled with Episcopal's physical play but managed to make nine 3-pointers - four by leading scorer Jared Lyons. He had 14 points and dished out six assists for the Vikings.

Corey Dorsey had 12 points, while Al Sowers added 11 and Gonzalo Aparicio pulled down six rebounds in the loss.

Broadfording 59, Faith 31

Josh Bishop scored a team-high 11 points to lead Broadfording past Faith.

Allen Myers had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Broadfording. Josh Bishop scored 11 points for Lions (3-2), while John Lytle had 10 points and six assists and Brandon Royce had 10 points and nine rebounds.

McConnellsburg 64, CVCS 53

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dave Thomas had 19 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots to help McConnellsburg (4-2) defeat CVCS. Matt Spriggs collected 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Scott Earley scored 14 points for McConnellsburg.

Jordan McBeth had 19 points and Nathan Zook added 14 points for CVCS.


Southern Fulton 40, Hyndman 18

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Samantha Cain led all scorers with nine points as Southern Fulton cruised to a Sideling Hill League win over Hyndman.

Cain and Brandy Swope each had five steals and Jessie Wigfield grabbed 11 rebounds for the Indians (5-0, 3-0).

Middletown 75, Brunswick 20

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Middletown's defense held Brunswick scoreless during the third quarter and the Knights rolled to the win. Kristen Waeber scored a game-high 20 points for Middletown (2-0), while Jill Martin had 14 points and Sabrina Summers had 13 points.

Brianne Walters had eight points and Kristen Spencer grabbed six rebounds for Brunswick (0-2).

Broadfording 21, Faith 10

Taylor Shaffer led all scorers with nine points as Broadfording Christian Academy defeated Faith Christian Academy in the Mason-Dixon Christian Conference.

The Lions (1-3, 1-2) outscored Faith 11-0 in the first and fourth quarters. Cindel Young had 12 rebounds and Tara Shaffer had eight steals in the win.

Chestnut Ridge 49 McConnellsburg 30

FISHERTOWN, Pa. - Jade Anthony had a team-high 15 points, but it wasn't enough to overcome 22 McConnellsburg turnovers as the Spartans fell to Chestnut Ridge in Sideling Hill League action.

Tami Ulsh grabbed seven rebounds in the loss for McConnellsburg (0-4, 0-4).


BTC game set for Saturday

The Baltimore Touchdown Club Senior All-Star Game, originally scheduled for Dec. 6, will now be played Saturday at St. Paul's School for Boys at 1 p.m. in Brooklandville, Md.

The game pits senior stars from Baltimore and MIAA schools against those from the Metro Region - consisting of Howard County and MVAL schools.

The Metro team will feature 15 seniors from nine different area schools, and the Baltimore team will have one area senior.

Walkersville and Catoctin will send the most area players, at three each. Antoine Crawford, Chris Richards and Dustin Kolb will represent the Lions, while Jonathan Whitsell, Richard Holmes and Jason Johnson will represent the Cougars.

North Hagerstown will send Derrick Keith and Danny Zamora and representing Frederick will be Tom Healand and Dallas Pryor.

St. John's at Prospect Hall will send Rob Haynos, the only area senior to play on the Baltimore team.

Other area seniors who will play for Metro are: Dan McCallion (Middletown), Tyler Spurlock (Brunswick), John Hose (Williamsport), Kevin Orsini (Smithsburg) and Joe Garrett (Thomas Johnson).

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