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Preps roundup

February 12, 2006

PREP WRESTLING



INWOOD, W.Va. - Danny Armstrong (103 pounds), Joe Shetler (130) and Justin Everhart (189) were weight-class champions for Hedgesville at the Musselman Invitational on Saturday, leading the No. 2 Eagles to a second-place finish with 51 points.

Crestwood (Pa.) won seven of the 14 weight classes and scored 62 points to win the team title in the seven-team field. Musselman finished third (32), Buckhannon-Upshur (W.Va.) was fourth (30) and Mercersburg Academy fifth (27).

All the wrestlers in each weight class faced each other in a round-robin format.

Dustin Haislip (125) and Jared Weatherholtz (171) were champs for the No. 6 Applemen, who got a runner-up effort from Luke Dawson (145).

Adam Barnette (275) was the lone champ for No. 1 Mercersburg Academy. Nick Mazzei (135) and Bobby Wolford (140) each finished second for the Blue Storm.

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Jeremy Woolcock (119), Dustin Foltz (160), Greg Lyman (215) and Charlie Kopp (275) were runners-up for Hedgesville.




TRACK & FIELD



Indians' Buser second in McCoy Award voting



MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Berkeley Springs' Rachel Buser finished second in the voting for the 2005 McCoy Award, which honors West Virginia's top track athlete, announced Saturday.

Last spring, as a freshman, Buser was the meet's high-point scorer in Class AA girls with 32 points. She set Class AA records in the 1,600 (5:08.25) and 3,200 (10:57.43) and also won the 800 and ran a leg of the winning 3,200 relay.

Berkeley Springs senior Tony Belt took fifth in the voting after setting a Class AA boys long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 5 inches. Belt, who now competes for the University of Louisville, also won the high jump after clearing 6-8.

West Virginia University's Megan Metcalfe was the 2005 McCoy Award winner. She was the NCAA outdoor champ for 5,000 meters (16:31.88) last spring.

Brown wins NEC bronze



LANDOVER, Md. - Mount St. Mary's Corey Brown, a Smithsburg graduate, won a bronze medal at the Northeast Conference Indoor Championships, placing third in the men's long jump with a leap of 22 feet, 11 inches.




BOYS BASKETBALL



St. James 76, Queen Anne School 49



SAINT JAMES - Shannon Strange recorded a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and T.K. Washington had a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead St. James over Queen Anne School in the Buffalo Wild Wings Shootout.

Strange and Washington both were named to the all-tournament team.

Colin McWilliams had 11 points, five rebounds and five assists and Mike Russ scored 10 points for St. James (8-12), which finished second in the tournament.




GIRLS BASKETBALL



St. James 57, Queen Anne School 36



ST. JAMES - Fatimah Jefferson led St. James with 14 points and 14 rebounds as the Saints defeated Queen Anne School in the Buffalo Wild Wings Shootout.

Heather Lowery had 12 points and eight rebounds and Hannah Palin added five assists for St. James (5-15).

Broadfording 55, Grace 31



Cindel Young had 16 points and 17 rebounds to lead Broadfording Christian to an MDCC victory over Grace Academy on Friday.

Tina Conner had 15 points and six rebounds and Emily Stransky had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Broadfording (12-10, 9-4).

Grace (7-17, 3-8) was led by Megan Cox with 16 points.

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