Local roundup - Cadets upset No. 1 TJ to end skid

February 12, 2005


FREDERICK, Md. - After going scoreless for the game, Jerame Duvall hit the winning 3-pointer with one second left to lift Frederick to a 55-54 victory over No. 1 Thomas Johnson on Friday night, snapping the Cadets' 23-game losing streak in the series.

After the Patriots missed the front end of a one-and-one, Frederick got possession with 24 seconds left. The Cadets ran the clock down before calling a timeout to set up a shot to tie or win the game.

Then Duvall, who played in two games with TJ this season before transferring to Frederick, got open and nailed the 3 to lift the Cadets (9-9, 6-4).

Steven Custis had 14 points, while Chris Thompson had 13 and Quinton Beard added 12 for Frederick.

Jair Brady had 18 points for the Patriots (16-3, 8-2), who have lost two straight in the Chesapeake since an 8-0 start. Tim Abercrombie had nine points, six rebounds and four assists and John Truxillo had eight points and six rebounds.

St. Frances 77, No. 4 Goretti 63

BALTIMORE - St. Maria Goretti committed 20 turnovers and was outscored 23-12 in the third quarter as St. Frances notched the Baltimore Catholic League win.

Gene Johnson had team highs of 25 points and nine rebounds, while Andrew Chambers added 12 points for the Gaels (17-11, 6-8). Kevin Brashears added eight point and six assists.

No. 5 Walkersville 68, FSK 49

FREDERICK, Md. - Dave Berry had 17 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds to lead Walkersville over Francis Scott Key in the MVAL Piedmont.

Luther Weedon scored 12 points for the Lions (16-3, 8-1), while Jabari Brown scored 10 and Chris Hannigan had eight points, eight rebounds and four assists.

John Testerman scored 19 points for Francis Scott Key (3-16, 1-9).

Boonsboro 83, Clear Spring 44

CLEAR SPRING - Mike DeBarge had 20 points and seven steals as Boonsboro jumped out to a 14-2 lead and never trailed in an MVAL Antietam victory over winless Clear Spring.

Kyle Kane had 16 points and six rebounds and Josh Miller had 10 and five for the Warriors (5-14, 4-7).

Darrin Jackson led Clear Spring (0-19, 0-11) with 12 points, while R.J. Foltz added 10.

Smithsburg 70, Brunswick 51

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Smithsburg got 19 points, 10 blocks and nine rebounds from Clay Marquiss and outscored Brunswick in every quarter in MVAL Antietam action.

Andrew Bohan hit three 3s and had 14 points for the Leopards (10-9, 7-4), while Andrew Bentley had two 3s and 13 points.

Joel Hafner had 16 points and Bill Bernard scored 13 for Brunswick (7-11, 6-5).

Towson 65, SJPH 44

TOWSON, Md. - Kyle Cannon led all scorers with 19 points as Towson Catholic outscored St. John's at Prospect Hall 20-7 in the second quarter to stroll to the MIAA 'A' Conference victory.

David Saur hit three 3-pointers and had 11 points to lead the Vikings (7-17, 1-14), who have lost seven straight. Sean Brennan had 10 points and nine rebounds.

McConnellsburg 57, Fannett-Metal 55

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Josh Lowery had 14 points and J.J. Grace added 13 to lead McConnellsburg past Fannett-Metal in its regular-season and Sideling Hill League finale.

Jesse Richards had eight points and 12 rebounds and Jordan Brady had eight points, four assists and four steals for the Spartans (13-10, 8-8), who will open the District 5 playoffs Wednesday at Shanksville.

Leading scorer Matt Spriggs was held out of Friday's win as a precaution after rolling his ankle, but he is expected to play against Shanksville.

Grace 52, Broadfording 48

Zack Koontz had team highs of 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Grace Academy past Broadfording Christian in the Mason Dixon Christian Conference.

Alex Lehman had 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, while David Hardcastle added 10 points for the Knights (7-10, 6-6), who held on for the win despite hitting just 4 of 19 free throws in the fourth quarter and 9 of 31 for the game.

Josh Bishop had 22 points and Charlie Shank had 10 for Broadfording (5-14, 4-9).

Winters Mill 68, Tuscarora 64

WESTMINSTER, Md. - George Neville scored two critical baskets with three minutes remaining to help Winters Mill stay in the lead and hold off Tuscarora in an MVAL Chesapeake game.

Tuscarora stayed close the entire game, but lost control because of turnovers.

Neville scored eight in the fourth quarter for Winters Mill (13-5, 6-4).

Mitchell Weedon led Tuscarora with 21 points, while Danny Reed added 17.

Southern Fulton 63, Forbes Road 34

HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Southern Fulton overwhelmed Forbes Road with its man defense in the second quarter to establish a 31-14 halftime lead en route to a Sideling Hill League victory.

The Indians outscored Forbes Road 15-3 in the second period as Brock Flowers scored five of his game-high 23 in the second period. Southern Fulton's defense held Forbes Road leading scorer Brandon Gelvin to five points, 13 under his average.

Jay Ifert had nine rebounds, three steals and four assists for the Indians. Chris Krause had six rebounds.

Southern Fulton hosts a District 5 first-round playoffs on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Heritage 58, Faith 47

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