Roundup - Rebels rally to beat Williamsport

February 14, 2004


South Hagerstown bounced back from a lethargic second quarter and an eight-point third quarter deficit to beat WIlliamsport 72-53 in an MVAL Antietam game Friday at South.

The No. 1 Rebels (16-2, 10-0) scored just two points in the second quarter, allowing Williamsport to cut an 11-point deficit to two at halftime, 27-25.

The Wildcats went on an 11-1 run at the start of the second half to take a 36-28 lead before South rebounded and pulled away. South made 10 of 11 free throws in the fourth quarter.

David Miner had 29 points for the Rebels, moving him within 219 points of the Washington County public school career record. He added eight steals and eight rebounds. Gene Johnson had 19 points and 14 rebounds.


Josh Bowers had 16 points and David Warrenfeltz had 13 for the Wildcats (10-9, 5-6).

No. 2 TJ 42, Frederick 35

FREDERICK, Md. - Thomas Johnson made just nine field goals - six from 3-point range - but made the most of a large advantage at the foul line to beat city-rival Frederick.

The Cadets (8-9, 5-4) stormed back from a 23-14 halftime deficit to take a 28-27 lead after three quarters. Frederick extended its lead in the fourth, but a 3-pointer by Drew Gaeng pulled TJ within one and Colby Jackson's 3 gave the Patriots the lead for good.

The Patriots (14-2, 7-0) went 9-for-14 from the foul line in the fourth quarter and wer 18 of 25 in the game. Frederick made all four of its free throws.

Jair Brady had 15 points and Gaeng had 11 for the Patriots. Robbie Davis had 12 points and Craig McIntyre had 10 for Frederick.

No. 3 Martinsburg 73 Musselman 42

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jeff Horst scored eight of his 15 points and Nate Sowers added seven of his 10 in the first quarter as No. 3 Martinsburg took a 16-point first-quarter lead and coasted to a victory over Musselman.

Martinsburg cleared the bench in the second quarter en route toa 44-18 halftime lead.

Scott Smith had 11 points and Durell Johnson added 10 for the Bulldogs (13-2), who travel today to face Morgantown, West Virginia's top-rated Class AAA team, in a showdown.

Musselman was lead by Sean Corbett with 10 points.

No. 4 Walkersville 67, FSK 47

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Brock McCollum had 22 points and 15 rebounds as No. 4 Walkersville remained unbeaten in the MVAL Piedmont.

Luther Weedon had 21 points, Dave Berry had nine points and seven assists and Chris Hannigan had 12 rebounds for the Lions (16-3, 7-0).

Rick Hill and Billy Hoover each had 10 points for Francis Scott Key (6-10, 2-5).

No. 5 North Hagerstown 92 Catoctin 55

THURMONT, Md. - North produced its highest offensive output of the year with Bernard Harris nearly completing a triple double.

Harris scored 27 points on 11-for-16 shooting, while pulling down 11 rebounds and had eight assists for the Hubs (14-4, 9-1), who took the game away from Catoctin (6-10, 4-4) in the second period with a 17-0 run.

Hubs' sophomore Jarrel Rodriguez, in his fifth varsity game, delivered a 19-point performance on 8 of 11 shooting and had eight assists. Quielan Gannt had 18 points, Chris Grove dealt out eight assists and Marshall Branch had 12 rebounds.

K.C. Simmel led Catoctin with 14 points and nine rebounds. Dennis Hill had 12 points and six assists for the Cougars.

St. Frances 68, No. 7 Goretti 40

BALTIMORE - St. Frances used a 21-6 third quarter to add to a nine-point halftime lead and beat St. Maria Goretti in the Baltimore Catholic League.

Mike Nelson led the Gaels (13-13, 3-10) with 10 points. Corey Tornetta had eight points and Trevor Cobb recorded team-highs of five rebounds and four assists in the loss.

Brunswick 57, Smithsburg 47

SMITHSBURG - Brunswick hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter to help build an 18-7 lead and the Railroaders notched an MVAL Antietam win over Smithsburg.

Craig Wachter had 16 points and Trey Banks added 12 for Brunswick (7-10, 3-7). Chad Baker and Jason Anderson each had seven rebounds and Bill Bernard had four assists.

Nathan Steelman led Smithsburg (3-15, 1-9) with 14 points. Matt Feiser had five rebounds.

James Buchanan 60 Biglerville 44

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Drew Hostler had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead James Buchanan (13-11) past Biglerville in its season finale.

David Morrow had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Matt Heckman added nine points for the Rockets, who end the season having won 13 of 18 after an 0-6 start.

Brooks Grimm and Brock Grimm each had 13 points for Biglerville.

Scotland 62, Waynesboro 60

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Bryan Dapriest hit the game-winning 3-pointer in overtime to lift Scotland past Waynesboro in the Indians' final game.

Erron Brown had 14 points and Greg Robinson added 10 in the win for Scotland.

Earl Hewitt had 15 points, while Adam George and Bryce Rodgers each added 10 for Waynesboro (7-17). Kevin Sanders and Corey Livengood each had nine points.

McConnellsburg 55 Fannett-Metal 45

FANNETTSBURG, Pa.- Matt Spriggs had 14 points and 10 assists as McConnellsburg pulled away and defeated Fannett-Metal in the Sideling Hill League.

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