HCC downs Essex

January 15, 2004|by


BALTIMORE, Md. - Veronica Johnson scored a season-high 23 points Wednesday as Hagerstown Community College notched a 67-45 Maryland JuCo win over Essex Community College.

Hagerstown (9-6, 4-3) held a 29-19 halftime advantage, but Essex opened the second half with a 15-5 run to tie the game, 34-34, with just over 13 minutes remaining.

The Hawks responded with a more aggressive pressure defense and, from then on, outscored the Knights 33-11 to capture the victory.

Gina Harshman had 10 points and Alicia Romero had 12 rebounds and five steals for Hagerstown. Eariel Gholson grabbed 10 rebounds and had four assists in the win.

Hood 78, Notre Dame 32

FREDERICK, Md. - Katie Brennan had 16 points to lead five Hood players in double figures as the Blazers built a 49-9 first-half lead and rolled past the College of Notre Dame in the Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference.

Kathryn Linehan and Melissa Kolb each had 13 points, while Danielle Allen had 12 and Crystal Griner added 10 for Hood (6-6, 1-0). Griner also had a team-high nine rebounds and Linehan dished out five assists.

Ashley Burley and Monica Cherry led the Gators (5-3, 1-1) with nine points each. Catherine Vecchioni had 11 rebounds.


Greencastle 45 Bermudian Springs 43

YORK SPRINGS, Pa. - Erick Burkholder scored 13 first-half points to help Greencastle grab an early lead and the Blue Devils slipped past Bermudian Springs.

Burkholder finished with 17 points to go with six rebounds and Clayton Marquiss hauled in seven rebounds for Greencastle (4-11).

Andy Eaton led Bermudian Springs with 15 points, while Rock Anderson added 14.

Navy 75, Mercersburg 64

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Carlos Campos scored 19 points, Norman Winn added 18 and Shawn Christiansen and Joe Thompson each had 10 points for Mercersburg Academy (3-4).


Woodberry Forest 8 Mercersburg Academy 1

ORANGE, Va. - Yoon Chang prevailed 3-1 at No. 2 for the lone win for Mercersburg Academy (1-7).

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