Miner named to All-Tournament Team

February 28, 2005


Hagerstown Community College's David Miner was selected to the Maryland JuCo Conference All-Tournament Team following Sunday's championship game at the HCC athletic complex.

Miner, a South Hagerstown graduate, led the Hawks in scoring in two of their three tournament games. He had 11 points and 11 assists in their opening-round win over Anne Arundel, scored 15 points in a victory over Allegany and finished with 22 in Saturday's loss to eventual champion Cecil.

Frederick Community College's Elyon Bush, formerly of Frederick High School, was also named to the team. Bush played a large role in getting the Cougars into the tournament final, scoring 19 points and pulling down 13 rebounds in their semifinal win over Prince George's.

Cecil's Craig Winder was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Damien Hubbard (Frederick), Maurice Whitehurst (Prince George's) and Denell Stephens (Cecil) rounded out the All-Tournament Team.


Cecil won the tournament title on Sunday by beating Frederick, 73-61.


McDaniel defends title

CARLISLE, Pa. - McDaniel College won its second consecutive Centennial Conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament by defeating top-seeded Dickinson 70-54 in the tournament final.

Williamsport grad Brooke Weimer had seven points and three assists, while Smithsburg's Katy Powell finished with five points and five assists. Kelly Cramp led the Green Terror with 12 points.

McDaniel (24-3) will host a first-round game Wednesday against an at-large opponent.

Shepherd players honored

PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shepherd University's LaToya Fisher was named honorable mention and Laura Harkins was named to the all-Freshman team by the West Virginia Conference on Sunday.

Fisher, a 6-foot junior, averaged 10.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game this season. Harkins, a 6-1 center, posted an 8.8 point average and had 7.8 rebounds per outing.

Fairmont State senior Kristen Gattuso was named Player of the Year.


Shepherd swept

NEWBERRY, S.C. - Newberry College beat Shepherd University for the third time in two days, sweeping a Sunday doubleheader.

Shepherd starter Scott McCormick scattered five hits in six innings in the opener, but the Rams fell, 4-3. Collin Brown and David Toth each went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Rams.

T.J. McCord hit a pair of home runs to lead Newberry to a 13-5 victory in the nightcap.

Shepherd freshman Philip Powell, a South Hagerstown High School graduate, hit a solo home run in his first collegiate at-bat. Ryan Brady, a former Hagerstown Community College player, and Nicky Brown each had two hits.

The Rams (1-3) won the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Newberry 4-2 after suffering a 5-2 loss in their season opener.

Locals help Frostburg

EMORY, Va. - Senior Chris Baugher, a Brunswick graduate, cracked a solo home run and senior Justin Wilt, also of Brunswick High School, scored a run in Frostburg State's 3-1 victory over Emory & Henry.

The Bobcats also won the nightcap, 8-1.


Mercersburg 72 Western Reserve 60

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Four players scored in double figures as Mercersburg Academy defeated Western Reserve Academy on the final day of the Rotary Tournament.

Following a 31-31 tie at halftime, Mercersburg outscored Western Reserve 23-10 in a decisive third quarter.

Alex Tyler led the Blue Storm (10-16) with 15 points, Colin Cubit had 14, Eduardo Archbold Brown chipped in with 13 and Eric Rahauser finished with 10.

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