Area roundup - Titans, Cougars set for 1A South championship

November 06, 2004


FREDERICK, Md. - Molly Franklin had two goals and two assists to lead Tuscarora to a 6-0 victory over Oakland Mills in the Maryland Class 1A South semifinals Friday.

Chrissy Conrad had two goals for Tuscarora (13-2), while Amanda Meehan and Natalie Salovich each had a goal and an assist and Courtney Yee and Ashley Yokum each had an assist.

Keepers Corie-Mae Myers and Emmy Simpkins combined for two saves for the Titans, who will host Catoctin in the region final Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Catoctin 3, Poolesville 1

THURMONT, Md. - Kasey Gladhill had a goal and two assists, leading Catoctin over Poolesville in the Maryland Class 1A South semifinals.


Iole Testa and Stephanie Eyler each had a goal for the Cougars (10-2-1) and Ashley Coleman added an assist.

Catoctin travels to Tuscarora for the region final Tuesday.


Walkersville 1, Century 0

SYKESVILLE, Md. - Tyler Redick scored the game's lone goal, assisted by Mike Smith and Ben Seidel, as fourth-seeded Walkersville blanked top-seeded Century in the Maryland Class 2A West semifinals.

Patrick Skovira had eight saves for the Lions (12-4).

Thomas Johnson 1, Westminster 0

FREDERICK, Md. - John Freed scored a goal on an assist from Rob Franciscovich as top-seeded Thomas Johnson held off Westminster in the Maryland Class 4A North semifinals.

Tim Mehl had three saves for the Patriots (13-2-1).


Jefferson 28, Waynesboro 21

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson quarterback Patrick Burns completed only one of his five pass attempts, but it was the game-winning 40-yard touchdown strike to Brendan McLaughlin with 2 minutes, 54 seconds left in the game as the Cougars downed Waynesboro to mark its best season since 1990.

Will Grantham rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns and Carl Williams returned a kickoff 67 yards for a touchdown for the Cougars (7-3).

Michael McKenzie ran for 151 yards - including a 77-yard touchdown run - for Waynesboro (2-8). Cory Livengood ran for a touchdown and threw for a 48-yard score in the loss.

St. John's-PH 40, St. James 7

FREDERICK, Md. - Max Morris had nine catches for 120 yards and broke the Maryland state record for receptions in a career as St. John's at Prospect Hall rolled past St. James.

Morris now has 175 career catches, breaking the previous record of 167 held by Mount St. Joseph's J.J. Outlaw from 1999-2001.

Keith Ricca completed 29 of 45 passes for 296 yards and four touchdowns for the Vikings (6-4). Ricca hooked up with Randal Smedley for a 7-yard score, Morris for 5 yards, Steve Keser for 20 yards and hit Andrew McNiell from 4 yards. Keser finished with 85 yards and led the defense with two interceptions, one of which was returned 42 yards for a touchdown. Garrett Miller had 80 total yards with a 2-yard touchdown run.

St. James avoided the shutout with a late 46-yard touchdown pass from Nik Holtz to Joe Thomas. Holtz was 5-for-10 passing for 131 yards and Thomas had three catches for 95 yards for the Saints (6-3).

Greencastle 38, Shippensburg 28

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Conrad Myers rushed for a 146 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown as Greencastle beat Shippensburg to end the season with a .500 record.

Ty Thrush added 87 yards and two touchdowns and Blake Border had touchdown passes to Eric Burkholder for 17 yards and Travis Smith for 15 yards for the Blue Devils (5-5).

Justin Rosenberry ran for touchdowns of 16 and 83 yards for Shippensburg (3-7).

Catoctin 26, Brunswick 7

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Joe Rakoski ran for 107 yards on 11 carries, including a 66-yard touchdown run, and J.T. Toms threw a pair of TD passes as Catoctin beat Brunswick in the MVAL Antietam.

Toms connected with Tony Hall for a 21-yard score and Brad Brown for a 48-yard score. Ken Getzendanner returned an interception 25 yards for a TD for the Cougars (4-6, 3-4).

Blake Bielamowicz ran 21 yards for a TD for Brunswick (5-5, 4-3).


FSK 3, Middletown 1

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Amanda Lewis had seven kills and Krya Davis had 19 assists but Middletown was eliminated from the Maryland Class 2A West playoffs by Francis Scott Key, 26-28, 25-20, 25-11, 26-24.

Erin Burtner had 20 digs and five kills and Jill Holian had 11 digs and four kills for the Knights (8-7).

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