Local roundup - Hawks soar from long range

February 10, 2005


WYE MILLS, Md. - David Miner had 30 points and Derek Fields added 26 as Hagerstown Community College sank a season-high 15 3-pointers to beat Chesapeake College 99-82 in Maryland JuCo Conference action Wednesday night.

Miner hit seven 3s and Fields had four to fuel the Hawks (17-6, 14-3), who hit 13 from beyond the arc in the first half to build a 62-42 lead at halftime.

Josef Williams had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Momodou Jobe had nine points, nine rebounds and four assists.

B.J. Miller and Daniel Bell each had 17 points, while Keith Smothers and Hubert King had 13 each for Chesapeake (15-8, 9-6).

Hood 82, Strayer 80

FREDERICK, Md. - Jesse Gutekunst made a pair of game-winning plays in the final moments as Hood College held off Strayer University.

After Strayer's Warren Jefferson hit a jumper to tie the game at 80-80, Gutekunst, a South Hagerstown graduate, hit the go-ahead layup with 15 seconds remaining and blocked Alphonso Lee's shot to tie with 8 seconds left to seal the win.

The 6-foot-8 freshman finished with seven points and a team-high 10 rebounds and four blocks.

Santo Provenzano led the Blazers (11-10) with 35 points and is just five points shy of becoming the first player in school history with 1,000 career points.

Dennis Tressler had 18 points, David Wilson added 11 and Darnell Edmonds had six assists.

Jefferson led Strayer (5-11) with 26 points, 15 rebounds and six assists.


No. 6 Jefferson 80, Musselman 36

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Aaron Edwards had 16 points and eight rebounds as Jefferson scored an easy victory over Musselman.

Vance Hosby had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Cougars (12-4), while Ryland Newman had 13 points and six rebounds.

Shaun Reynolds had 10 points and Tim Sanders scored nine for the Applemen (5-12).

Heritage 56, New Life 44

Hamilton Stamper had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead Heritage Academy to a win over visiting New Life Christian in the Mason Dixon Christian Conference on Monday night.

Steven Barthalow added 14 points for the Eagles (15-6, 9-3), while David Kidd had seven rebounds.

Mike Feuz had 18 points for the Rams (14-4, 10-2).

Tuscarora 44, Smithsburg 43

SMITHSBURG - Mitchell Weedon hit the game-winning shot with less than 20 seconds remaining to finish with 10 points as Tuscarora edged Smithsburg.

Chris Castro had 11 points and Brian Sweeney added 10 for the Titans (12-6), who hung on for the win despite scoring just 12 points in the second half. Leading scorers Malcolm Kattes and Hamilton Woodfolk were held to just six points combined.

Clayton Marquiss had 19 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks for the Leopards (9-9). Andrew Bohan dished out four assists.

Mercersburg 61, Notre Dame 56

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Eric Rahauser had 17 points - including seven in overtime - to lead Mercersburg Academy past Notre Dame.

Alex Tyler had 16 points and Eduardo Archibold-Brown added 11 for the Blue Storm (7-12).


No. 4 T. Johnson 68, Urbana 61

IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Kem Wilson had 12 points to help Thomas Johnson outscore Urbana 26-10 in the fourth quarter and the Patriots bounced back from their first MVAL Chesapeake loss by knocking off Urbana.

The Patriots (14-4, 8-1) trailed by as many as 11, but scored 10 points from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.

Wilson finished with team highs of 26 points and 16 rebounds, while Nia Josiah added 16 points. Erin Dickman added 11 points and five assists.

Hancock 48, St. James 32

ST. JAMES - Jennifer Willison had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Hancock past St. James in the Apple Valley League.

Amber Moats had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists and Kris Creek had six assists and four steals for the Panthers (8-10, 4-4). Dana Beaver grabbed seven rebounds.

Sarah Morgan led St. James (5-16, 0-9) with 12 points.

Institute of Notre Dame 76 St. John's-PH 38

BALTIMORE - Notre Dame (20-4, 11-1) outscored St. John's at Prospect Hall by 20 in the first half en route to an IAAM Conference victory.

Heidi Mothershead scored a game-high 21 points, including three treys, for the Vikings (3-22, 1-11).


Smithsburg 54, Hancock 31: Jay Hilderbrand had 12 points, Bryan Faulders had 11 and Kevin Kocsis added nine to lead Smithsburg (14-1).


Eighth-Grade Division

Spring Mills 48, Shepherdstown 46: Jordan Reed had 23 points for Spring Mills.

Seventh-Grade Division

Shepherdstown 40, Spring Mills 36: Jesse Swiger had 16 points for Spring Mills.

Sixth-Grade Division

Springfield 31, Hancock 29: Conner Arnone had 12 points and Chris Kiley had nine for Springfield. Spencer Weller had seven points for Hancock.


Pepsi Fun-Fest set for Saturday

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Pepsi will provide family entertainment during the Shepherd-Davis & Elkins basketball doubleheader Saturday.

The women's game begins at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4. Families are encouraged to bring their children and enjoy the inflatable bungee-run on the East balcony as well as complimentary Sierra Mist soft drinks.

The event, originally scheduled to be held Jan. 22, was rescheduled due to weather concerns.

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