Area roundup - No. 1 Lions top No. 2 Knights

February 26, 2004


WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Ronetta Walker had 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists for Walkersville as the No. 1 Lions defeated No. 2 Middletown 56-46 in an MVAL Piedmont game to finish the regular season undefeated and extend their unbeaten streak to 42 games.

T.J. Vernoy tallied 12 points and six assists, Chelsea Trout scored 15 points and Emily Lancaster had nine rebounds for Walkersville.

Middletown took a 14-7 lead after the first eight minutes and held a 22-20 halftime lead before Walkersville's offense came alive to take a 36-32 lead heading into the final period, in which the Lions scored 20 points.

Kristen Waeber scored 14 points and Jessica Metzner had 11 for the Knights (18-4, 7-3).

Both teams have opening byes in the Maryland Class 2A West tournament and will be idle until opponents are determined for March 1 contests.

Poolesville 81, Brunswick 32

POOLESVILLE, Md. - Leah McCallum had nine points, 10 rebounds and four steals while Alicia Stauffer added four steals for Brunswick (7-15) in the Railroaders' loss to Poolesville.

Queen Anne 56, St. James 47

ST. JAMES - Keisha Wright scored 19 points to lead Queen Anne past St. James.

Katherine Kopp had a game-high 20 points for the Saints (2-13), while Whitney Neilson scored 18.


St. James 74, St. Andrews 53

POTOMAC, Md. - Matt Greising had 23 points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots as St. James defeated St. Andrews in its final Mid Atlantic Conference game of the season.

Jordan Ottley scored 25 of his game-high 29 points in the second half while Eddie Dorsey added 10 points and Dunmola Olanrewaju grabbed eight boards for the Saints (8-14, 2-10).

Brunswick 79, Poolesville 73

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Jason Anderson led Brunswick in its win over Poolesville with 21 points, 17 rebounds and three blocked shots.

Bill Bernard had 19 points and four assists and Craig Wachter scored 18 points for Brunswick (10-12).

Paw Paw 78, Hancock 66

HANCOCK - Jeff Willison recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds for Hancock, but Paw Paw used 11 3-pointers and a 27-point fourth quarter to defeat the Panthers.

Josh Hendershot scored 18 points and Andy Morris added 11 for Hancock (8-13).

Berkeley Springs 67, Beall 47

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Matt Rockwell had 31 points and Tony Belt scored 26 to lead Berkeley Springs (9-12) past Beall (9-13).


Brown places at NEC meet

LANDOVER, Md. - Mount St. Mary's freshman Corey Brown, a 2003 Smithsburg High graduate, scored 17 points to help lead the Mountaineers to a fourth-place team finish at the Northeast Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Brown placed third in the high jump (6 feet, 5 inches) and triple jump (44-9 1/2) and fourth in the long jump (22-3).

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