Area roundup - Sidwell edges St. James

September 19, 2004


WASHINGTON - Nasser Muhammad scored on a 2-yard touchdown run with 3 minutes left in the game and Stephen Brownlee added the game-winning two-point conversion as Sidwell Friends edged St. James 8-7 in Mid Atlantic Conference action Saturday.

The ensuing drive by St. James stalled at the 28-yard line, allowing the Quakers (1-1, 1-0) to hold on for the win.

The Saints (0-2, 0-1) scored early on a 1-yard run by quarterback Nik Holtz, were held scoreless for the rest of the game.

Holtz completed 4 of 6 passes for 43 yards and Jimmy Sutch rushed for 130 yards on 22 carries. Miles Chan added 33 yards rushing.

Middletown 23, No. 5 Brunswick 0

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Juris Eyler scored three touchdowns and Middletown held Brunswick to 114 yards of total offense as the Knights won their first game of the season.

Eyler scored on runs of 22 and 56 yards and caught a 65-yard TD pass from Jordan Grossnickle for Middletown (1-2).

Eric Zwilsky was the leading rusher for the Railroaders (1-2) with 49 yards, while Joey McHugh caught three passes for 56 yards.

St. Albans 13, Mercersburg 6

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Dietrich Wright rushed for 99 yards and Quintez McDonald-Gibson had 66 yards - including a 6-yard touchdown - but Mercersbug Academy (0-2) fell to St. Albans.

Musselman 18, James Wood 0

WINCHESTER, Va. - D.J. Stephenson rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown and Allen Kees kicked field goals of 30 and 39 yards as Musselman blanked James Wood.

Rusty Riner added 63 yards on 10 carries for the Applemen (2-1), who finished with 246 yards rushing.

Joey Pletcher caught a 54-yard touchdown pass from Michael Marsh in the win.


No. 9 Mercersburg 4, St. James 1

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Stephon Fullerton had two goals and Eric Rahauser and Matt Diller each scored one for Mercersburg Academy (3-0).

Alex Yaragari had a goal and Nat Verdiler had 12 saves for St. James (2-2-1).


No. 6 Martinsburg 5, St. James 1

ST. JAMES - Kristen Marshall scored three goals and assisted on another as Martinsburg rolled past St. James.

Leigh Ann Franke and Rachel Park also added goals for the Bulldogs (5-1-1), while Sarah Lazur and Sara Orr both had assists.

Emily McCormack scored on an assist from Zoe Morgens for St. James (0-4-1).

No. 10 Mercersburg 5, Goretti 1

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Luciana Bolona had a goal and two assists to lead Mercersburg Academy past St. Maria Goretti for the best start in school history.

Brittany Lattisaw, Jessie Tippen, Lauren Dobish and Addie Crawford also had goals for the Storm (3-0). Lattisaw and Tippen had one assist each.


St. James at Bull Run

PARKTON, Md. - The St. James boys placed 18th of 30 teams in the Small School Division of the ninth annual Bull Run Invitational at Hereford High School.

Rex Salisbury was the first of seven Saints runners. He was 65th overall with a time of 20 minutes, 29 seconds. Henry Chen (87th, 20:52) and Zack Buzzell (94th, 20:55) rounded out St. James' runners in the top 100.

Mercersburg at Lake Fairfax Invitational

Madi McConnell led the Mercersburg Academy girls with a 10th-place finish and Griffin Bruns placed 14th fort the boys at the Lake Fairfax Invitational.

McConnell finshed the 5,200-meter course in 23:14, while Burns came in at 19:52.

South at Brunswick Invitational

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Marie Schmidt posted a time of 23:36 - good for 15th place among the girls - to highlight South Hagerstown runners at the Brunswick Invitational.

Isaiah Mosley placed 43rd for the Rebels boys, finishing in 21:24.


Hagerstown 2, Chesapeake 0

Sean Bayard scored both Hagerstown Community College goals on penalty kicks and the Hawks blanked Cheasapeake.

Adam Forimaya and Sean Hunt combined for the shutout for Hagerstown (2-1).


Broadfording in NCSAA Tournament

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - Broadfording Christian went 2-1 to place third out of seven teams at the NCSAA Tournament at Geneva College.

The Lions opened with a sweep of Evangel Heights, 25-16, 25-13, 25-7. Tina Conner and Cindel Young each had seven kills and Becca Conner had seven assists.

Broadfording dropped its second match to eventual champ Beaver Creek, 25-21, 28-30, 18-25, 25-16, 15-10. Young had 10 kills and seven blocks, Tina Conner had 28 kills and 10 digs and Becca Conner had 34 assists in the loss.

The Lions finished up with a sweep of Pittsburg, 25-11, 25-17, 25-20. Tina Conner had 11 kills and Becca Conner had 12 assists.

Tina Conner, Becca Conner and Cindel Young were named to the all-tournament team.

Winters Mill 3, Catoctin 1

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Heather Hagelin had 19 assists for Catoctin in a 25-18, 26-24, 30-32 25-20 loss to Winters Mill.

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