Preps Area Roundup

January 03, 2007


WILLIAMSPORT - Will Taylor had 19 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday to lead Williamsport to a 62-47 victory over Catoctin in the MVAL Antietam opener for both teams.

Eric Wilfong had 10 points for Williamsport (5-2, 1-0). Greg Minnick had eight rebounds and Chad Poffenberger dished out five assists.

Josh Chmelik led Catoctin (3-5, 0-1) with 15 points.

Hancock 60, Berkeley Springs 55

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Steven Beaver scored a game-high 28 points and Josh Unger scored 12 to lead Hancock as the Panthers (3-6) defeated Berkeley Springs.

Joseph Wright had 13 points, Will Clark had 11 points and Foster Sirbaugh had 10 points to lead the Indians (3-4).


Brunswick 51, South Hagerstown 47

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Seth Haines had 11 points, eight rebounds and three blocks to lead Brunswick past South Hagerstown in the MVAL Antietam.

The Railroaders struggled from the line, allowing the Rebels to keep the game close.

Kendall Naylor added 10 points for the Railroaders (5-4, 2-0) while Austin Darling had seven assists.

Muzammil Bhutto scored 12 points for the Rebels (0-7, 0-1).

Notre Dame 67, Martinsburg 61

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Xavier Peters had a game-high 19 points and Alvin Brown had 15 points, eight rebounds and six blocks for Martinsburg but poor free-throw shooting down the stretch allowed Notre Dame Academy (15-0) to pull out a come-from-behind victory.

Isaac Thornoton had 10 points, Isaiah Alford had nine points and nine rebounds and Tion Jackson had six assists for the Bulldogs (3-1).

Waynesboro 77, Big Spring 44

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Terrell Rickard led all scorers with 19 points and Kevin Kline added 18 points for Waynesboro as the Indians made 11 3-pointers in a Mid-Penn Capital win.

Zach Helman scored 14 points and Matt Anderson added 12 for Waynesboro (7-3, 2-2), which led 44-20 at halftime.


Boonsboro 71, Clear Spring 35

CLEAR SPRING - Jerica Hewett had a game-high 24 points and five rebounds to lead Boonsboro in a rout of Clear Spring in an MVAL Anitietam game.

Amy Rhoderick had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Alex Baker had 13 points, and Brinn Arnone added six rebounds for the Warriors (5-2, 2-0).

Sarah Dice led the Blazers (1-6, 0-2) with 13 points.

Brunswick 58, South 10

Chelsea Weaver led South Hagerstown in scoring with six points as the Rebels (0-5, 0-2) fell to Brunswick (4-5, 2-0) in an MVAL Antietam matchup.

Catoctin 58, Williamsport 44

THURMONT, Md. - Morgan Smith scored 16 points while Lindsey Smith added 11 for Williamsport as Wildcats (3-4, 0-1) opened their MVAL Antietam schedule with a loss to Catoctin (3-5, 1-0).

Waynesboro 30, Big Spring 29

NEWVILLE, Pa. - Mallory Wishard had a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to help Waynesboro edge Big Spring (3-7, 1-3) in the Mid-Penn Capital.

Jill Aldridge added 12 rebounds for the Maidens (4-6, 3-1) while Jenna Lininger had four steals.

Greencastle 53, McConnellsburg 24

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Chelsea Wolff had 13 points and four steals as Greencastle cruised past McConnellsburg.

Beth Berger had nine points and six rebounds and Sarah Pryor had six points and six rebounds for the Blue Devils (2-9).

J.J. Deshong had nine points to lead the Spartans (3-7).


Hagerstown Junior League Elementary Division

AMVETS 41, Exchange 16

AMVETS: Karen 6, Levine 2, Murray 2, Scott 2, Akins 5, Steiner 2, Schreiber 4, Sprecher 7, Leatherman 4, King 7.

Exchange: Kitchen 8, Mumma 2, Wagner 2, Martin 4.

Moose 35, Western Enterprises 15

Moose: Proctor 9, Schoeck 6, Yacyk 6, Stubbs 4, Troxell 2, Henson 6, Griffin 2.

Western Enterprises: Powell 10, Wagner 1, Kelbaugh 2, Crabtree 2.


J.J. Jumper to appear at Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - J.J. Jumper, the official basketball mascot of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, is scheduled to appear at Shepherd University on Jan. 13 for the Rams' games against Wheeling Jesuit.

The women play at 2 p.m., followed by the men's game at 4.

J.J. Jumper, a 6-foot-5 green creature with orange hair and size 26 shoes, will perform throughout the game as part of the NCAA's commitment to promote youth basketball and sportsmanship.

J.J. Jumper's mission is to increase enthusiasm and awareness of NCAA Basketball, while engaging and educating youth on healthy physical, emotional and educational values.

Greencastle holds registration

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Greencastle-Antrim Baseball-Softball Association will be holding three days of registration for the upcoming seasons.

Registration will be held Jan. 26 from 6-8 p.m. and Jan. 27 from 8 a.m-noon in the Greencastle-Antrim high school cafeteria and Feb. 3 from 8 a.m.-noon in the Greencastle-Antrim middle school cafeteria.

Baseball registration will be for T-Ball (ages 5-6), Rookie league (7-8), Little League (9-12), Junior League (13-15) and Senior League (16).

Softball registration will be for Minor League (7-8), Little League (9-13), Pony League (13-18) and girls fast-pitch (10-under, 12-under, 14-under and 18-under). For girls slo-pitch, all 13-year-olds are required to tryout for Pony League.

For information, contact Dirk or Jenna Mowen at 717-597-5148.

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