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Roundup - Indians' season ends at Ephrata

February 14, 2005

BOYS BASKETBALL



EPHRATA, Pa. - Waynesboro failed to navigate all its obstacles - including Ephrata's defense and a poor shooting percentage - Saturday in a 49-44 loss in a PIAA Class AAAA District 3 play-in game.

The Indians, who finish the season 14-11, managed to shoot only 12 of 42 (29 percent) in the game. Waynesboro was forced to play much of the first half without postman Kevin Kline, who was forced to the bench with two early fouls.

Waynesboro stayed close throughout the game, but missed its big chance while trailing 47-44 with 11 seconds remaining by missing two free throws. James Wilson lead Ephrata, who advances to face York on Wednesday, with 19 points, including three 3-pointers.

Jordan Reitz and Matt Anderson scored 12 points each while Johnny Long grabbed 12 rebounds for the Indians.

Card. Gibbons 70, SJPH 64


FREDERICK, Md. - Mike Grace hit all three of his 3-pointers in the second quarter to help Cardinal Gibbons pull away from St. John's at Prospect Hall in the second quarter en route to an MIAA 'A' Conference victory.

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Cardinal Gibbons blew open the game by outscoring the Vikings 22-11 in the second period to take a 37-26 advantage at the intermission.

The Vikings (7-18 1-15) moved within four points heading into the fourth quarter, but Gibbons' center Don Visockis scored 15 of his game-high 32 points in the final eight minutes. St. John's had three players foul out as Gibbons iced the game by hitting 14 of 17 foul shots in the final quarter.

Corey Dorsey led St John's with 13 points and six rebounds while Kevin Henry had 10 points and seven rebounds.




GIRLS BASKETBALL



Martinsburg 46 Mercersburg 44


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Jamie Robinson's 19 points and LaToya Buckner's 11 rebounds helped Martinsburg (9-9) overcome adversity to defeat Mercersburg.

The Lady Bulldogs lost center Stephanie Harrold in the first quarter to a severe ankle sprain and forward Rachel Hull played sparingly as she was recovering from an illness.

Brittany Lattisaw scored 18 points for the Blue Storm (10-9), and Lauren Dobish sank three 3-pointers.




COLLEGE TRACK



NEC Championships


LANDOVER, Md. - Former Hagerstown Community College athlete Isaiah Carledge won the 500-meter run for Long Island University at the Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex.

Cartledge won the event with a time of 1:05.85.

Corey Brown, of Smithsburg, finished third in the triple jump with a leap of 45 feet, 5 inches and fourth in the high jump with a jump of 6-4 1/4 for Mount St. Mary's.

Frederick graduate Greg Carter took eighth in the triple jump with a leap of 43-8 and eighth in the 60 dash in 7.10 seconds for Robert Morris. He also ran a leg in Robert Morris' 1,600 relay team, which finished fifth in 3:23.81.

Smithsburg graduate Corina Campbell represented Robert Morris in the women's competiion by finishing seventh in the 60 hurdles in 9.29 and was part of the 1,600 relay team which finished sixth in 4:06.46.

St. Frances (Pa.) Brittany Crum, a Thomas Johnson graduate, finished fourth in the pole vault.

HCC at Susquehanna


SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Hagerstown Community College freshman and former Williamsport High School star Rhet Troxell won the 400-meter dash in 52.04 seconds and teamed with Mark Eissens, Tona Amatu and Bobby Boston to win the distance medley relay in 10:44.92 Saturday at the Susquehanna University Invitational.

Boston placed second in the 5,000 in 16:33.20, while teammate John Edmunds was fifth in 16:50.13. Eissens took third in 800 in 2:03.78.

Also for the Hawks, Dan Robinson was third in the 55 hurdles in 8.18, Jordan Sterner took fourth in the 55 hurdles in 8.19 and Alex Shifler finished fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 39 feet, 2 1/4 inches.

For the HCC women, Kara Wastler was third in the 1,500 in 5:00.27 - a national-qualifying time - while Brittany Strite was fourth in the 5,000 in 20:18.64, Brittany Kershner was fourth in the 800 in 2:30.55 and Nikki Centofonti was sixth in the 400 in 1:06.27.

Also, McDaniel sophomore Matt Rouse, a Williamsport graduate, took second in the men's 1,500 in 4:18.52, while Juniata sophomore Dustin Sier, a Smithsburg graduate, took third in the men's 60 in 6.69.




PREP SQUASH



Mid-Atlantic Tournament


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - The host Mercersburg Academy boys team defeated St. Andrews 4-1 in the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Tournament on Saturday.

The Blue Storm lost to Shady Side Academy 5-0 in the second round and fell to Episcopal 5-0 in the consolation round.

The Mercersburg girls placed third out of six teams.

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