HCC women fall to Cecil in JuCo quarterfinals

February 19, 2005



NORTH EAST, Md. - Lindsay Kyle scored nine of her game-high 27 points in overtime to lift Cecil Community College past Hagerstown Community College 81-70 in the quarterfinals of the Maryland JuCo Conference tournament Friday.

Dee Brown hit a free throw with 7 seconds left to knot the game 65-65, but Hagerstown (16-11) turned the ball over on its first two overtime possessions and committed a foul on the third to fall into a deep hole. Cecil (15-8) led by as many as 14 points in the first half, but the Hawks battle back and a half-court shot by Brown at the halftime buzzer closed the gap to seven.

HCC continued to scrape away in the second half, but fell short in the end. Veronica Johnson led the Hawks with 23 points and four steals, while Brown finished with 22 points and four steals. Erika McDavid had 11 points and eight rebounds and Jackie Hamilton also grabbed eight boards. HCC will get a two-week break before returning to action in the Region XX Tournament on the first weekend in March.




No. 1 Hedgesville 63, Musselman 40

INWOOD, W.Va. - Ashton Butler, playing in her first game back from an injury, scored a career-high 26 points to lead Hedgesville past Musselman. Samantha Guell had 13 points for the Eagles (19-3), while Miranda Reed had 10. Alyse Custer had 11 points for the Applemen (6-15). No. 7 Boonsboro 66, Williamsport 45 WILLIAMSPORT - Alex Baker scored 21 points to lead Boonsboro past Williamsport in the MVAL Antietam. Jessie Ambrose added 13 points for the Indians (16-5, 11-2), who outscored the Wildcats 32-14 in the second half, while Jerica Hewett had 11 points and Caitlyn Selby had 14 rebounds. Adrienne Munoz and Kellyn Cole each scored 12 points for the Wildcats (7-14, 5-8), while Chrissy Minnick added 10 points.

Brunswick 62, South Hagerstown 15

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Leah McCallum had 22 points, 17 rebounds, six steals and five assists to lead Brunswick past South Hagerstown in the MVAL Antietam. Brittany Switlick had eight points for the Railroaders (7-13, 6-7) and Candace Lipscomb had five steals. Amy Clipp scored five points for the Rebels (2-17, 2-11).

Annapolis Area Christian 39 Frederick Home School 33

FREDERICK, Md. - Kimberly Passarelli led Frederick Home School with 14 points, but the Warriors fell to Annapolis Area Christian School's JV team. Courney Trout had 10 points, eight rebounds and eight steals and Eileen Trout grabbed a team-high 21 rebounds for the Warriors. Passarelli also had five rebounds and five steals.



Catoctin 88, Clear Spring 55

THURMONT, Md. - John Tumulty hit six 3-pointers and led all scorers with 24 points as Catoctin rolled past winless Clear Spring in MVAL Antietam action. Adam Crone had 16 points and Kyle Huyser added 13 and six rebounds for the Cougars (7-14, 5-8), who outscored Clear Spring in every quarter. Derrick Thompson had seven assists. Scott Keeney led the Blazers (0-21, 0-13) with 21 points.



W.Va. State Championships

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Matthew Polonchak finished fourth in the 100-yeard breaststroke in 1 minute, 8.50 seconds as the Jefferson boys swim team placed seventh at the West Viriginia State Championships at West Virginia University.

The Cougars finished with 68 points and recorded their best state meet finish in school history. The relay team of Logan Zagarella, Michael Polonchak, Alex Tice and Stephen Alema took fifth in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:37.92. Fairmont Senior won the championship with a team score of 196, followed by Bridgeport with 151.

Hedgesville was 16th with 14 points and Martinsburg was 25th with four points. Laura Lovett led the Jefferson girls with a 16th-place finish in the 100 breastroke in 1:17.95, but the Cougars did not score in the meet. Hedgesville and Martinsburg also did not score.



Wingate 3, Shippensburg 2

WINGATE, N.C. - Nick Erdman drove in both runs for Shippensburg University - including the game-tying run in the ninth - but the Red Raiders fell to Wingate University in extra innings. Erdman hit a sacrifice fly in the seventh and had an RBI single in the ninth to tie the game 2-2, but Wingate's Jon Svanda hit a bases loaded sac fly in the bottom of the 10th to win the game. Erdman, Eric Perlozzo and Brandon White had the only hits for Ship (3-2), which struck out 15 times in the loss.



Shippensburg 29-27, Shaw 0-1

RALEIGH, N.C. - Shippensburg University opened the season with pair of blowout wins in a doubleheader with Shaw University. Kelley Tiesi fired a one-hitter with five strikeouts and the Red Raiders piled up 20 hits in a 29-0 victory in the opener.

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