Local roundup - Cougars top Leopards, clinch piece of crown

February 20, 2004


THURMONT, Md. - Emily Balogh had 20 points and seven rebounds as No. 7 Catoctin wrapped up at least a share of the MVAL Antietam Conference title with a 64-41 win over Smithsburg on Thursday night.

Jessica Blickenstaff had 14 points for the Cougars (13-4, 11-0), while Sara Wastler had 11 points and Ashley Metal grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.

Tara Bywaters had 16 points and Teonna Jewell scored 10 for the Leopards (12-8, 9-3).

Calvary 54, Broadfording 42

Laura Appael had 19 points and Rachael Peters scored 12 for Calvary Christian in its MDCC win over Broadfording.

Tina Conner had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for Broadfording (9-13, 5-8), while Becca Conner scored 12 points and Cindel Young had 12 rebounds.

Hancock 57, Clear Spring 26

CLEAR SPRING - Amber Moats scored 24 points and Dana Beaver had 16 as Hancock (12-9) beat Clear Spring.

Maggie Wolford scored nine points for Clear Spring (0-20), while Megan Blickenstaff added seven points.

Boiling Springs 47 James Buchanan 35

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James Buchanan's season came to an end Wednesday night in the first round of the PIAA District 5-A playoffs.

Alicia Myers had a game-high 19 points, but was the only player in double figures for the Rockets (19-6).

Heritage 34, Shalom 32

MARION, Pa. - Whitney Schlimgen had 17 points to lead Heritage Academy to a Mason Dixon Christian Conference win over Shalom Christian.

Heidi Stamper had 20 rebounds and seven steals and Heather Stamper had eight points for Heritage (19-7, 11-4).

Leila Salvant had a team-high eight points for Shalom. Stacy Wenger had 10 rebounds and Cayla Rohrer had five steals and four assists.


No. 3 Martinsburg 78 Jefferson 70

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Durrell Johnson led five Martinsburg players in double figures and the Bulldogs defeated Jefferson.

Johnson had 21 points, Jeff Horst 16, Mark Richmond 15, Brandon Barrett 14 and Nate Sowers 12 for Martinsburg (16-3), which made 27 of 41 free throws.

Marcus Allen led Jefferson with 17 points. Josh Brown had 16 points, Reginald Creamer 11 and Ryland Newman 10.

No. 7 Goretti 73, Bishop Walsh 54

Michael Nelson had 16 points, nine rebounds and three assists as St. Maria Goretti beat Bishop Walsh.

Corey Tornetta had 12 points and Joey Spierenburg had eight points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Gaels (15-13).

Griffin Detrick scored 16 points for Bishop Walsh.

St. John's-PH 56, The Heights 48

POTOMAC, Md. - Al Sowers had 19 points and four assists to lead St. John's at Prospect Hall past The Heights.

Jered Lyons had 14 points and eight assists and Corey Dorsey added 10 points and seven rebounds for St. John's-PH (10-17).

So. Fulton 64, Turkeyfoot 23

EVERETT, Pa. - Will Schriver had 13 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists to lead Southern Fulton past Turkeyfoot in the PIAA District 5-A semifinals.

Jay Ifert had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Indians (19-5), while Brock Flowers added 11 points and five assists.

Southern Fulton will play Shanksville next Thursday in the district final.

Keyser 75, Berkeley Springs 74

KEYSER, W.Va. - Berkeley Springs squandered a 16-point lead in the final 12 minutes and the Indians fell to Keyser.

Tony Belt had a chance to win the game, but his shot rimmed out and Keyser grabbed the rebound as time expired.

Berkeley Springs (7-12) made only two field goals and was outscored 19-7 in the fourth quarter.

Belt and Matt Rockwell each had 22 points and Ryan Morris added 20 for the Indians.

Shalom 46, Heritage 28

MARION, Pa. - John Raber had 10 points as Shalom Christian finished the regular season unbeaten with a Mason Dixon Christian Conference win over Heritage Academy.

Shalom will enter the MDCC tournament perfect at 20-0, 14-0 in conference play.

Drew Kidd led Heritage (14-9, 10-4) with 12 points.

CVCS 77, Bible Baptist 57

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jordan McBeth had 16 points to help Cumberland Valley Christian jump out to a 39-22 halftime lead and defeat Bible Baptist.

Clint Cubbedge had 11 points and nine rebounds and Nathan Zook made four steals for CVCS (9-12).

Paul Hurlbert had 20 points and Brandon Beck added 17 for Bible Baptist, which made just 6 of 21 foul shots.


West Virginia Championships

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - After the first day, the Jefferson boys are closest to contention among area teams at West Virginia University.

Jefferson finished seventh in the 200-yard medley relay (1 minute, 56.01 seconds) and finished the day with 14 points, good for 12th in the team standings. Hedgesville and Martinsburg did not score.

Kelly Brockway gained two points for Martinsburg's girls with an 11th-place finish in the 100 freestyle (1:00.88). Martinsburg is 20th, while Hedgesville and Jefferson did not score.

The meet continues today at 9:30 a.m.


Hood 88, Christendom 58

FREDERICK, Md. - Santo Provenzano had 21 points and Hood College defeated Chrisendom College in the Blazers' home finale.

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