Roundup - Smithsburg moves on in 1A West

March 01, 2004


THURMONT, Md. - Luke Heinrich had a season-high 22 points as Smithsburg survived a late rally and knocked off Catoctin 57-55 Saturday in the first round of the Maryland Class 1A West playoffs.

The Leopards (5-18) led 33-17 at halftime, but struggled from the free-throw line in the second half, hitting on just 10 of 22 shots.

Nathan Steelman had 18 points 11 rebounds and five assists and T.J. Bowser added 10 points in the win. Heinrich grabbed seven rebounds.

Johnny Tumulty had 21 points - 16 in the second half - for Catoctin (7-16).

Brunswick 59, Beall 48

FROSTBURG, Md. - Craig Wachter had 17 points to lead Brunswick past Beall in a Class 1A West first-round game.


Bill Bernard added 14 points and seven assists for the Railroaders (11-12), who outscored Beall 36-24 in the second half. Chad Baker grabbed seven rebounds and Cody Hickerson had six assists and six steals.

S. Garrett 58, Boonsboro 37

OAKLAND, Md. - Corey Tressler scored 21 points and Southern Garrett knocked Boonsboro out of the Class 1A West playoffs.

Andrew VanBogelen added 12 points for the Rams (14-9).

Jay Love and Cory Shea led Boonsboro (4-19) with seven points each.

Flint Hill 42, St. John's-PH 30

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Corey Dorsey scored 17 points to lead St. John's at Prospect Hall despite the Vikings loss in the third-place game of the Sleepy Thompson Invitational.

Sean Brennan grabbed six rebounds for St. John's, which finishes the season 11-19.

W. Wilson 84, Martinsburg 69

BECKLEY, W.Va. - Shane Maynard had 24 points and Mario Thompson added 23 as Woodrow Wilson (18-4) rumbled past Martinsburg.

Woodrow Wilson - ranked second in West Virginia Class AAA - made 30 of 34 free throw attempts to secure the victory. Rico Thompson added 16 points.

Durrell Johnson had 24 points, while Brandon Barrett had 12 and Nate Sowers added 10 for Martinsburg (17-5).

Hedgesville 84, Hampshire 46

HEDGESVILLE, W. Va. - Hedgesville coach Kelly Church notched his 100th win at the school as the Eagles routed Hampshire on senior night.

Matt Deaner led Hedgesville (19-3) with 28 points.

Shalom 46, Heritage 22

Greg Gayman had 11 points and Micah Gingrich added 10 as Shalom Christian held Heritage Academy scoreless in the third quarter en route to winning the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament title.

Josh Raber had nine points and John Raber added eight for Shalom (23-0).

Drew Kidd and Travis Hendershot led Heritage (16-10) with nine points each.

CVCS 62, Grace 38

Jordan McBeth had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead Cumberland Valley Christian past Grace Academy in the third-place game of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament at St. Maria Goretti.

Adam Romero had 19 points and five assists for CVCS (12-13), while Clint Cubbedge had 11 points and 16 rebounds and Nathan Zook added eight assists.

James Horochowski had 10 points to lead Grace (11-12).


Heritage 52, CVCS 38

Heritage Academy outscored Cumberland Valley Christian 17-5 in the second quarter and the Eagles captured the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament championship.

Whitney Schlimgen led Heritage (22-6, 14-3) with 22 points, while Heidi Stamper added 18 points and 17 rebounds. Tournament MVP Heather Stamper had seven assists and grabed eight rebounds.

Maggie Brookins led Cumberland Valley (19-5) with 12 points, while Shana Liddeck had 10 and Ashley Madeiros added nine.

Shalom 35, Broadfording 32

Leila Salvant scored 12 points to lead Shalom Christian (12-12) over Broadfording (10-16) in the Mason Dixon Christian Conference consolation game.

Tina Conner led Broadfording with 14 points, eight steals and seven rebounds, while Kayla Young grabbed 13 rebounds for Broadfording.

C. Christian 42, New Life 38

LANHAM, Md. - New Life Christian came within four points of winning the Maryland Christian Schools Division II championship.

Connie Reginaldi scored 27 points in her final game of a tournament in which she averaged 30 points per game. Both Reginaldi and Jessie Mumaw, who grabbed nine boards in the final, were name to the All-Tournament Team. for New Life (13-11).


Shepherd 87, Wesleyan 58

SEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Brady Catlett scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Shepherd College (16-10, 12-6) over West Virginia Wesleyan (3-24, 3-15) in the West Virginia Conference.

Catlett hit 9 of 13 shots and the double-double effort was his fifth of the season.

Danley Shank added 19 points and nine rebounds, while Mark Jennings added 13 points. Esosa Imoisilia had 10 points and eight boards and Matt Slaninka came off the bench to add 12 points and five rebounds in 15 minutes.

La Roche 44, Frostburg 42

ERIE, Pa. - Brandon Kelly's layup gave La Roche (14-14) the edge in overtime as they took the AMCC title.

Dan Ryley led Frostburg State (15-13) with 14 points and a career-high 14 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season.

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