Area roundup - Brown, Hornes earn second-team honors

April 03, 2005


Jefferson junior Josh Brown and Martinsburg junior Andre Hornes were both selected to the West Virginia All-State Class AAA boys basketball second team, released Saturday.

Brown, The Herald-Mail Player of the Year, averaged 18.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 4.6 steals per game as the Cougars won the Region II title to qualify for their first state tournament in nine years.

Hornes, an All-Area First Team selection, averaged 18 points per game for the Bulldogs.

Hedgesville senior Matt Deaner was selected to the All-State Class AAA third team. Deaner, an All-Area First Team selection, averaged 17.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the Eagles.

Earning All-State honorable mention were Jefferson's Vance Hosby and Ryland Newman, Martinsburg's Q'Monte Matheny, Hedgesville's Mark Manspile and Musselman's Allen Kees.



Hub Boosters Open

Twenty-two area wrestlers were top-three placewinners at the 26th annual Hub Boosters Open at North Hagerstown. There were 232 total competitors.

In the Senior Division for grades 10 through 12, Terry Bartholomew (127 pounds), Jon Gauss (137), Justin Hovermale (154), Ryan Reid (162), Brad Nielson (182), Sam Winn (220) and Andrew Brigham (275) each placed first. Nick Mazzei (132) and Ian Sundstrom (191) each placed second, and Hovermale, who competed in two weight classes, picked up a third at 162.

In the Junior Division for grades seven through nine, Eric Vann (145) and Jovann Carter (155) each placed second, while Destinae Agee (85), Jim Eichelberger (126), Jesse DuVall (132) and Mason Burnett (138) each placed third.

In the Open Division, Wayne Boward (150), Mike Levellie (160), Devin Baer (190), Tony Miller (220), Rich Baker (270) and Brian Statler (340) were winners, while Kirk Seekford (200), E.B. Wallech (220) and Tyler Hartman (270) each placed second.


Kemoeatu honored by Ravens Nest

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ma'ake Kemoeatu was honored Saturday at the sixth annual Tri-State Ravens Nest 12 Lineman of the Year Award Banquet at the Four Points Sheraton.

Kemoeatu did not attend the banquet.

Kemoeatu, a 6-foot-5, 350-pound native of Hawaii who played at Utah in college, had 27 tackles for Baltimore in 2004.


Shepherd 15-14, WVU Tech 0-0

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. - Shepherd University racked up 19 hits and scored 29 runs to easily sweep WVU Tech in a WVIAC doubleheader.

In the first game for the Rams (14-5, 8-0), Mia Zappacosta, Julie Scherpf and Bridget Merceruio each had two hits, Stephanie Sims homered and Shannon Leighty (3-0) pitched a five-hit shutout.

Shepherd's Megan Hall (2-1) pitched a no-hitter in the second game, which only lasted two innings.


Spinnler captures fourth

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Maria Spinnler, 43, of Hagerstown, placed fourth in the women's masters division at the 28th annual Cooper River Bridge Run 10K in 39 minutes, 3 seconds.

She won $500 and was the 20th overall female. Overall, there were roughly 17,000 competitors in the race, which is the eighth largest 10K in the world.


Mercersburg 12, Morgantown 5

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Medora Hartz had four goals and two assists to lead Mercersburg to a victory over Morgantown in the Blue Storm's season opener.


Hagerstown loses another race to rain

Saturday's Fan Appreciation Night at Hagerstown Speedway was canceled due to rain.

Hagerstown will try to get back into action this Saturday with a four-feature program, beginning at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.


A South Hagerstown High School baseball player's last name was misspelled on page B3 of Saturday's Herald-Mail. The player's name is Josh Dowler. The Herald-Mail apologizes for the error.

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