Blue Storm remain unbeaten

October 16, 2005


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Hill School's would-be game-winning touchdown pass was called back because the quarterback had crossed the line of scrimmage, and Mercersburg Academy edged the Raiders 21-19 in a key Mid-Atlantic Prep League game Saturday.

The win guaranteed the Blue Storm (7-0) at least a share of the MAPL title.

Down 19-14 with about three minutes to go in the fourth quarter, Tyler Newberry tossed the ball to Jarvis Hodge, who completed a 65-yard pass to Austin Young for the game-winning score.

Hodge rushed 10 times for 88 yards and caught a touchdown pass in the third period. Hodge intercepted two passes, both in the second half. Young finished with three receptions for 106 yards. Newberry was 9 of 20 for 124 yards and a score.

Urbana 24, No. 5 T. Johnson 8

IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Thomas Johnson dropped its first MVAL Chespeake game of the season in a loss at Urbana.


The Patriots fell to 4-2, 2-1. The Hawks improved to 5-1, 2-1.

St. John's 20, Severn 14

SEVERNA PARK, Md. - With its defense holding Severn in check for all but two plays, St. John's at Prospect Hall held on for an MIAA 'B' South Division victory.

The Admirals (2-4, 1-4) scored on plays of 85 and 61 yards, but were limited to only 162 yards of offense.

Randal Smedley led the Vikings (5-1, 4-1) by rushing for 116 yards and a touchdown. Smedley also intercepted a pass, and John Magro fell on a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown. Magro also recovered a fumble.

Vikings quarterback J.P. Traylor completed 10 of 23 passes for 106 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game with an injury.

MSD 50, ASD 0

FREDERICK, Md. - Scott Lehman rushed 23 times for 211 yards and four touchdowns as Maryland School for the Deaf shutout Alabama School for the Deaf.

MSD (6-1) finished with 505 rushing yards, including 109 from Carey Heisey and 81 from Ryan Bonheyo. Heisey and Bonheyo had one touchdown each.

Milton Hershey 41, Waynesboro 13

HERSHEY, Pa. - Waynesboro scored early and late, but in the middle it was all Milton Hershey as the Indians dropped a Mid-Penn Capital game to the Spartans.

Cory Livengood took a lateral from Alex Barone and threw a 54-yard TD strike to Devin Simms and Mike McKenzie rumbled 81 yards for a score for the Indians (1-6, 1-3). McKenzie finished with nine carries for 96 yards.


Westminster 54, No. 6 Tuscarora 18


No. 2 Greencastle 6 Waynesboro 0

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Adam Wiestling and Allen Lehman each scored two goals to lead Greencastle to a shutout win over Waynesboro.

Evon Wiestling and Treavor Gelsinger also scored for the Blue Devils (14-2-1). Gelsinger had three assists, while Trevor Frederick and Mac Frederick each had one assist.

No. 3 Goretti 5, Musselman 1

Michael Cushwa had a trick and two assists to lead St. Maria Goretti past Musselman.

Jonny Widmyer added two goals for the Gaels (12-3-2). John Diamond had two assists, while Quinn Miller and Collin Lam had one assist each. Keeper Kevin Brashears had seven saves.

Trevor Dusing scored the Applemen's only goal.

St. James 3, Berkeley Springs 1

SAINT JAMES - Wei-Ta Chen, Steve Lee and Colin McWilliams each scored one goal to lead St. James past Berkeley Springs in a nonleague contest.

Gino Rosignano and Bobby Wilson each had an assist for the Saints (6-8), who outshot the Indians, 24-7, and Bennett Opitz made six saves. Jose Wise scored Berkeley Springs' lone goal.


Mercersburg 3, Hancock 0

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Lizz Harvey had 11 service points to lead Mercersburg Academy past Hancock 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 in a nonleague win.

Whitney Davis had 10 service points for the Blue Storm (7-3). Noelle Saracino had nine digs and seven service points for Mercersburg and Libby Miga added nine digs.


HCC wins BJ's Tournament

Tournament MVP and defensive specialist Savanah Wetzel tallied 14 digs to lead Hagerstown Community College past Genessee 30-28, 24-30, 15-11 in the championship match of the fourth annual BJ's Embroidery Tournament at HCC's athletic complex.

The Hawks (41-2), ranked 20th in the NJCAA Division II poll, received 17 digs and 11 kills from Lindsey Plotner and 18 digs and eight kills from Karey Toms. Katie Spoonire added 10 kills against No. 22 Genessee. Both Plotner and Toms were named to the All-Tournament Team.

HCC defeated Pitt 30-11, 30-9 in the quarterfinals and beat Rhode Island 32-30, 30-23 in the semifinals to advance to the championship match.


Clement, Lockard lead HCC

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Tony Clement covered the 8,000-meter course in 27 minutes, 18 seconds as the Hagerstown Community College men's team finished 13th among 23 teams at the Gettysburg Invitational.

Clement placed 20th overall out of 232 runners. Jon Edmunds was second for the Hawks and 62nd overall in 28:28. Williamsport graduate Matt Rouse placed 42nd in 28:01 competing for McDaniel College, which placed eighth in the team standings.

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