Area Roundup

August 28, 2006


HCC eliminated from Coldwater Invitational

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Hagerstown Community College was eliminated from the Coldwater Invitational on Saturday after falling in a one-game playoff against Macomb.

The Hawks defeated Illinois Central, 30-27, 30-28 before falling twice to Macomb - in three games, 22-30, 30-25, 15-12 and later, 18-16 in a playoff game to break a three-way tie in the tournament.

Jess Ambrose had 21 assists, four aces and 13 digs while Sammi Snodderly added 15 kills and 11 digs and Kari Toms recorded 17 kills and 15 digs for HCC. Caitlyn Selby had 12 kills, Leah Durey had 20 assists and Kim Snavely added 20 digs on the day.


Presbyterian 4, Shepherd 1

CLINTON, S.C. - Emmanuel Elomobor scored for Shepherd as the Rams opened its season on Saturday with a loss to Presbyterian. Baboucarr Njie recorded four saves for the Rams (0-1).


Shepherd 1, Columbia Union 1

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Gregory Khan scored the only goal Sunday as Shepherd tied Columbia Union.

Desmond Harris and Jeff Sandusky each had an assist on the Khan goal for Shepherd (0-1-1).


Speedway race postponed

Dale Smith Jr. led after one lap of Saturday's Hoosier Tire/Mid-Atlantic late model sportsman 30-lap feature at Hagerstown Speedway before rain stopped the event. The race will be completed first on Saturday before the regular program begins. Gates open at 5 p.m. with warmups at 7 p.m.

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - West Liberty's Eddie Hills and Shepherd's Bryan Wright were named the West Virginia Conference offensive co-players of the week Sunday. Shepherd's Lewis Corum earned the defensive honor.

Wright, a senior from Augusta, ran for 113 yards and two scores on 10 carries in a 28-7 win over Millersville, Pa.

Corum, a sophomore from Manassas, Va., had 11 tackles as Shepherd limited Millersville to 236 yards of offense.


Hudson named to Shippensburg staff

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - St. Maria Goretti grad Marcus Hudson has been named as an assistant coach to the Shippensburg University mens' basketball team.

Hudson played on the Shippensburg team the last four seasons, helping the Red Raiders to a 24-7 record last season and a berth into the NCAA Division II Tournament for just the second time in school history. Hudson also holds the Shippensburg single-season (76) and season (196) steals records.

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