Area Roundup - Smithsburg clips Williamsport

October 26, 2005


WILLIAMSPORT - Molly Powell had 11 service points, seven kills and six digs to lead No. 9 Smithsburg's upset win over No. 2 Williamsport, 10-25, 25-23, 32-30, 25-18 on Tuesday.

The win clinched second place in the MVAL Antietam for Smithsburg and avenged a sweep the Wildcats handed to the Leopards on Oct. 10.

Casey Lowe had 16 digs and 11 service points for Smithsburg (10-4, 6-1), while Kenzie Bowen had 12 kills. Jenny Nalley and Teonna Jewell added 10 kills each and Kayla Martin had 33 assists.

Sammi Snodderly had 14 kills and Lauren Brown had 13 kills and four blocks for the Wildcats (11-3, 5-2). Lea Drury had 43 assists and Emily Malott had six blocks.


JV: Williamsport, 2-0.

No. 3 Boonsboro 3, South Hagerstown 0

BOONSBORO - Lia Van Cleave had 17 service points, 16 assists and seven digs as Boonsboro swept South Hagerstown 25-14, 25-19, 25-20 and clinched first place in the MVAL Antietam.

Jessica Ambrose had 12 digs, 11 assists and six kills for the Warriors (12-1, 6-0). Kasi Harris added eight digs, seven blocks and six kills.

China Miller had seven kills, and seven blocks for South (9-6, 4-3). Chelsea Weaver had 11 digs.

JV: Boonsboro, 2-0.

No. 10 Broadfording 3, Heritage Academy 0

Hannah Young had 13 service points and four kills to lead top-seeded Broadfording Christian Academy past eighth-seeded Heritage 25-11, 25-16, 25-18 in the first round of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference playoffs.

Grace Academy 3, New Life Christian 0

Kristin Serafini recorded 15 service points, 13 assists and seven kills to lead Grace Academy past New Life Christian Academy 25-16, 25-15, 25-22 in the first round of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference playoffs.

Amber Knuckles had 10 service points and five digs for the No. 3-seed Knights (13-4). Megan Cox added eight kills.

North Hagerstown 3, Urbana 0

Hannah Boward had 14 assists and Kate Zimmer had nine kills and eight digs to lead North Hagerstown past Urbana 25-9, 25-15, 25-11 in a nonleague match.

Kierra Nelson and Kelly Toms each had five kills for the Hubs (5-7).

JV: North Hagerstown, 2-0.

Southern Fulton 3, Northern Bedford 0

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Christy Hill had 12 digs, nine service points and eight kills to lead Southern Fulton to a 25-10, 25-13, 25-23 win over Northern Bedford in a Sideling Hill League match.

Grace McCarthy had 18 assists and eight service points for the Indians (11-9, 7-6) while Sam Bain added 12 service points.

JV: Southern Fulton, 2-1.

McConnellsburg 3, Hyndman 0

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Emile Ott had 21 assists and Trisha Seiders had 12 kills to lead McConnellsburg to a 25-19, 25-12, 26-24 sweep of Hyndman in a Sideling Hill League match.

Sarah Paylor had 10 assists, while Gretchen Swope had eight kills and three aces for the Spartans (14-4).

JV: McConnellsburg, 2-1.


Grace Academy 5, Shalom Christian 2

MARION, Pa. - Zach Morgan scored two goals to lead Grace Academy over seventh-seeded Shalom Christian Academy in the first round of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference playoffs.

Stephen Wilson, Pat Salvagno and Nick Bunting each scored for the sixth-seeded Knights (9-11). Bunting also had an assist and Brian Stitley made nine saves.

Heritage Academy 5, Faith Christian 4

Justin Cutchall scored three goals with an assist to lead Heritage Academy past Faith Christian Academy in a first-round Mason Dixon Christian Conference playoff match.

Steven Barthalow and Travis Hendershot also scored for the Eagles (8-6-1), the No. 4 seed. Barthalow added an assist.

Caleb Way, Justin Way, Chris Apple and Ben Stake each scored a goal for the fifth-seeded Falcons.


PIAA washed out

YORK, Pa. - The final round of the PIAA boys state golf tournament was washed out by inclement weather on Tuesday, leaving Chambersburg junior Clayton Rotz without an opportunity to catch the first-ropund leaders.

Rotz battled poor weather and 6 1/2 hours on Monday to card a 7-over par 78 at Heritage Hills, six shots behind Burgettstown's Christian Goetz and Northern Tioga's T.J. Howe, who were declared co-champions.

"I was disappointed at not playing, but I didn't want to act like I had a great chance at catching up, but I at least wanted to make a run for it," said Rotz.

Waynesboro's Jake Wetzel battled through the elements for a first-round 85 in his first trip to states.


Shepherd enters top 10

SHERPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd moved into the top 10 of the latest American Football Coaches Association Division II poll, garnering the 10th spot and a tie with Presbyterian, S.C.

The Rams are one of four unbeaten teams among the top 10 with a 9-0 record after beating West Virginia Wesleyan 51-0 last week. The Rams entertain West Liberty on Saturday.


Shepherd basketball tickets on sale

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Tickets are now available for the 2005-06 Shepherd University men's and women's basketball teams.

There are 17 home dates for the Rams' men's and women's teams in the Butcher Center, including nine WVIAC doubleheaders.

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