Southwestern dumps TJ in semifinal

March 03, 2005


BALTIMORE - Southwestern jumped out to an early lead and had five players score in double figures to rout Thomas Johnson 85-51 in a Maryland Class 4A North semifinal.

Jamal Barney had 22 points as Southwestern (22-3) raced to a 19-9 advantage after the first quarter before leading 42-18 at halftime.

Juawan Rheubottom had 16 points, Richard Myers 15, Donnell Brown 13 and Wayne Dorsey 11 for the Sabres, The (Baltimore) Sun's No. 4 team.

John Truxillo had nine points as no Patriot reached double figures. Mike Selekmann had eight points and seven rebounds and Jair Brady was held to just six points for TJ (18-6).

Poolesville 46, Tuscarora 44

FREDERICK, Md. - Mitchell Weedon had nine points and 10 rebounds for Tuscarora as it was narrowly defeated by Poolesville in the Maryland 1A West East Sectional final.

Weedon tied the game from the foul line in the final minute of the fourth quarter before Poolesville charged up the court and hit a late shot. With seconds remaining, Tuscarora threw the ball away, securing the victory for the Falcons (9-16).

Malcolm Kattes added 14 points and Hamilton Woodfolk had 12 points for the Titans (16-8) who went 6 of 11 from the line while Poolesville went 18-for-28.

"For a first-year program I think we turned a lot of heads," Tuscarora coach Dan Wagner said about his team's performance this year.


Petersburg 50, Berkeley Springs 26

BAKER, W.Va. - Katie Lambert led all scorers with 20 points as Petersburg rolled past Berkeley Springs in the West Virginia Class AA Region II final at East Hardy High School.

Bethany Hedrick had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Vikings (22-2), who led 30-9 at halftime and coasted to the win.

Heather Shaw had 11 points and six rebounds for the Indians (11-12). Emily McCoy grabbed eight rebounds, but was held to just one basket, well below her team-leading average of 17.5 points per game.

New Life 51, Covenant Life 37

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Connie Reginaldi scored 27 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead New Life Christian to a win over Covenant Life in the quarterfinals of the Maryland State Christian Division One Tournament.

Jessica Mumaw added 11 rebounds and seven steals for the Rams (20-10) and Emily Robold pitched in with 10 points and seven rebounds.


Glenville State 69, Shepherd 61

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Denae Dobbins scored a game-high 27 points to lead Glenville State past Shepherd University in the quarterfinals of the WVIAC Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center, ending the Rams' season.

Casey Taylor had 19 points and nine rebounds, while Rachel Redick added 15 points and Christy Alltop had seven assists for the Pioneers (23-6), who will take on Charleston in the semifinals Friday at 1 p.m.

Shepherd (12-16) had a 46-31 rebounding advantage wiped away by committing 30 turnovers. The Rams were outscored 23-9 from the free-throw line.

"Glenville is always a strong team," said Shepherd coach Jodie Runner. "They were probably the hottest team coming into the tournament. I thought turnovers and free throws were the difference in the game."

Casey Landrum led the Rams with 15 points, while Carrie Kunkel added 14 to go with nine rebounds. Anna Lashway had 10 points and Lindsay Stewart chipped in with nine.

McDaniel tops Frostburg

WESTMINSTER, Md. - The 17th-ranked McDaniel women's basketball team defeated Frostburg State 71-64 on Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III women's basketball championship.

The Terror will play at top-ranked Scranton (Pa.) on Saturday night.

Smithsburg graduate Katy Powell had 11 points and six rebounds, while Williamsport grad Brooke Weimer had 10 points and four assists for the Green Terror.

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