Morrison, Chambersburg win Reebok Challenge

September 25, 2005


CARLISLE, Pa. - Chambersburg junior Sarah Morrison won the Girls Reebok Challenge to lead the Trojans to the team title in the elite race at Saturday's Carlisle Invitational.

Morrison covered the 3.1-mile course in 18 minutes, 30 seconds. Teammate Brooke Jacobs was 19th in 19:40 and Cecelia Forshee was 20th in 19:41. Ali Lambert (19:58) and Haley Thomas (20:00) rounded out the top five.

Greencastle's Tim Wertner was first among local finishers in the Boys Reebok Challenge in 16:19, good for 11th place. Jed Yeatts of James Buchanan placed 20th with a time of 16:32 and Chambersburg's Tommy Taylor was 37th in 16:57.

Thomas Johnson's Dan Beveridge was fourth overall in 16:58 in the Boys Championship race. Justin Cole was Williamsport's top finisher, placing 13th in 17:14.


Lindsey Hollenshead was sixth for James Buchanan in the Girls Championship in 19:56. Williamsport's Laura Forsythe was the top Washington County finisher, placing 36th in 21:01.

Potekhina ninth at South Carroll

SYKESVILLE, Md. - Frederick's Inna Potekhina placed ninth out of 88 at the South Carroll Invitational with a time of 22 minutes, 2 seconds.

Salisbury leads St. James

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Rex Salisbury's time of 18:26 led St. James to a 15th-place team finish at the Spiked Shoe Invitational.

Mercersburg Invitational

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James Finucane and Tyler Small both posted personal bests and crossed the finish line together in 17:35 to lead the Mercersburg Academy boys to a seventh-place team finish at the Mercersburg Invitational.

Madi McConnell led the Blue Storm girls with a time of 20:30 as the team placed 10th out of 20 teams.


No. 9 Hedgesville wins AVL tourney

INWOOD, W.Va. - Hedgesville beat No. 6 Musselman in the championship match to win the Apple Valley League Tournament.

Virginia Rogus dished out 33 assists and Taylor Munson added 18 digs for the Eagles. Lindsay Hadley had 20 kills, nine digs and six blocks for Hedgesville.

In five matches, Hadley had 56 kills, 48 digs and 15 blocks and Rogus had 100 assists, 18 digs and nine kills. Taylor Munson added 64 digs.

Hedgesville beat Martinsburg in a semifinal match, 24-26, 25-14, 25-15. In pool play, Hedgesville had wins over St. James (25-18, 25-5), Jefferson (25-15, 25-13) and Berkeley Springs (25-15, 25-16).

Broadfording wins Pumpkin Classic

STEPHENS CITY, Va. - Tournament MVP Tina Conner led Broadfording Christian Academy to a 25-15, 25-21 win over Grace Academy in the Pumpkin Classic championship.

In four matches, Conner tallied 33 service points, including 19 aces, 27 kills and 19 digs. Cindel Young added 15 points and 35 kills, while Leslie Brown had 19 points, 41 assists and nine kills. Young, Brown and Hannah Bywaters were named to the All-Tournament Team with Grace Academy's Kristin Serafini and Rebecca Morgan.

In the championship match, Serafini had five assists and three kills and Morgan had six points, four kills and three assists.

Mercersburg 3, CVCS 1

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg Academy improved to 4-0 with a 21-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-15 win against visiting Cumberland Valley Christian School.

Noelle Saracino had 17 service points and 15 digs for the Blue Storm and Kelsey Roman added 12 points.


Sidwell Friends 40, St. James 28

ST. JAMES - Big plays weren't enough to prevent Sidwell Friends from beating St. James in the Mid Atlantic Conference opener for each team.

Nik Holtz had touchdown passes of 24, 77 and 82 yards for the Saints (1-2, 0-1). Holtz was 6 of 11 for 228 yards.

Alec Smith, Jimmy Sutch and Eddie Dorsey caught touchdown passes for the Saints. Sutch also had 14 carries for 58 yards and another score. Dorsey had two receptions for 111 yards.

Andrew Kessner had 123 yards rushing on 22 carries for the Quakers (1-2, 1-0).


Altoona 3, No. 2 Chambersburg 2

ALTOONA, Pa. - Jimmy Morris' third goal of the day came just three minutes into overtime to give Altoona a nonleague win over Chambersburg.

Chambersburg took a 1-0 halftime lead on a goal by Marcos Gamboa on an assist by Corey Grove. Morris tied the match for the Mountain Lions (6-5) on a penalty kick. The Trojans (5-4-1) took a 2-1 lead when Kevin Cramer passed to Mike Over, who scored.

Morris' second goal, unassisted, came with one minute left in regulation. Chambersburg outshot Altoona, 25-7.

JV: Chambersburg, 1-0.

Hun School 2, No. 5 Mercersburg 0

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg Academy was shut out for the first time in five games this season as the Blue Storm fell to Hun School (4-1) in a Mid-Atlantic Prep League game.

Dusty French had 10 saves for Mercersburg (3-1-1).

No. 7 Goretti 6, Berkeley Springs 0

Six players scored for St. Maria Goretti as the Gaels shut out visiting Berkeley Springs.

Michael Cushwa, Jonny Widmyer, Collin Lam, Andrew Chambers, David Applebaum and Joe Dumpe each scored for Goretti (8-2-1, 3-1 AVL). Matt Cotleur had two assists while Cushwa, Widmyer and Dumpe had one assist each.

Will Clark had 11 saves for the Indians (1-11-1).

St. James 1, Bishop Walsh 0

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