Top-ranked South gets past Walkersville

December 23, 2003|by


WALKERSVILLE, Md. - David Minor had a season-high 40 points - 34 in the second half - to lead No. 1 South Hagerstown past No. 4 Walkersville, 84-78, in double overtime Monday night.

Walkersville's Brock McCollum forced the first overtime with an open 3-point jumper at the buzzer. McCollum finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds.

South's Jesse Gutekunst sent the game to a second overtime when Miner intentionally missed the second of two free throws and Gutekunst grabbed the rebound and layed it in to beat the buzzer.

The Rebels (3-1) then rallied for 14 points in the second extra period to seal the victory. Gutekunst and Gene Johnson each had 16 points in the victory.


Luther Weedon had a team-high 33 points and Chris Hannigan added 18 points to go with 13 rebounds for the Lions (3-3). Dave Berry dished out nine assists.

No. 10 Frederick 69, Urbana 54

IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Robbie Davis had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead Frederick past Urbana.

Craig McIntyre had 14 points, while Chris Murphy had 11 and D.J. Blumenthal added 10 for the Cadets (3-1). Quentin Beard had four steals. Chris Mohns had 14 points for Urbana (0-6).

Southern Fulton 78 Bishop Walsh 61

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Southern Fulton had five players score in double figures as the Indians rolled past Bishop Walsh.

Brock Flowers had a game-high 24 points, while Chris Krause had 14 and Jay Ifert added 11. Erik Mills had 10 points and Will Schriver had 10 points to go with 11 rebounds for the Indians (3-2).

Chris Hendershot led Bishop Walsh with 18 points.

McConnellsburg 77, Belleville 43

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Matt Spriggs led all scorers with 25 points and had five assists as McConnellsburg strolled past Belleville-Mennonite.

Joey Boor had 17 points - and shot 8-for-8 from the field - to go with 10 rebounds for the Spartans (6-3).


No. 1 Walkersville 77 South Hagerstown 17

No. 1 Walkersville jumped out to a 26-0 first quarter lead and had a 49-6 halftime advantage and the Lions crushed South Hagerstown (0-5).

Chelsea Trout led Walkersville with 14 points, while D.J. Vernoy added 13 points to go with six steals. Gina Casadei and Fran Hessler each added 12 points for the Lions (6-0). Alecia Weddle had eight rebounds in the win.

No. 4 Thomas Johnson 44 North Hagerstown 39

FREDERICK, Md. - Thomas Johnson busted open a 19-19 halftime tie with a 12-0 run to open the third quarter to pull away from North Hagerstown.

Kem Wilson led the Patriots (3-2) with 16 points and Sam Koehl added 13. Erin Dickman had seven rebounds and Merdith Healey had six steals.

Chelsea Clark and Cara Thompson each had 13 points for North (1-4).

Catoctin 57, Winters Mill 50

THURMONT, Md. - Catoctin used pressure defense to help build a 32-16 halftime lead and cruise past Winters Mill (3-3).

Becky Cudahee had 19 points, while Katie Beth Williams made seven steals and Jessica Blickenstaff grabbed six rebounds for the Cougars (2-4). Emily Balogh had five assists in the win.

Greencastle 53, Biglerville 36

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Kris Root had 15 points as Greencastle evened its record with a win over Biglerville.

Jessica Statler had 14 points and six rebounds and Emily Wissinger added 10 points for the Blue Devils (4-4). Jess Ritchey had five steals and five rebounds in the win.


Hedgesville grad Roberts excels

LATROBE, Pa. - Kennon "Kenny" Roberts - a Hedgesville graduate - is leading his St. Vincent College team in several categories through nine games this season.

Roberts leads St. Vincent in field goal percentage (.630), assists (56) and 3-point field goal percentage (.586), which is also the highest in the American Mideast Conference.

The point guard, in his junior season with the Bearcats, is averaging 16.0 points per game and 6.38 assists per game. He needs only 177 points to reach the 1,000 point milestone.

Hole-in-one recorded

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Marshall Wassink used a 6-iron on the 159-yard 14th hole at Maryland National Golf Club recently to record a hole in one. He was playing with Larry McGee, Mark Jeffers and Curt Ladusky.

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