Area Roundup - Hawks fall at NJCAA tourney

November 17, 2007


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The eighth-seeded Hagerstown Community College volleyball team fell to fifth-seed Illinois Central 30-25, 30-23, 30-22 on Friday in the consolation bracket of the MJCAA Division II Tournament at Scottsdale Community College.

Jess Ambrose had 40 assists, Magda Tekiel 19 kills and Kim Snavely 20 digs for the Hawks (41-6), who loss to top-seed Kishwaukee 30-20, 30-26, 30-23 in the quarterfinals late Thursday night.

"(Kishwaukee) took the wind out of us and we haven't regrouped yet," HCC coach Beth Domenico said. "Many people have said Kishwaukee would win the Division I title.


"Illinois Central attacked out of many areass of the net, and we did OK stopping them, but the girls didn't get themselves together from the night before and we didn't play well. We didn't have that intensity."

Ashley Arentz had 10 kills and Sammi Snodderly added nine digs for the Hawks against Illinois Central.

Ambrose had 39 assists and Tekiel had 20 kills and five aces against Kishwaukee. Arentz had seven kills and eight digs, Kira Brooks-Ford had seven kills and Snavely added eight digs.

HCC will play in the seventh-place match at 10 a.m. today (noon Eastern time).

"I'm just going to tell them that this, win or lose, will be our last game of the season, and just leave everything on the floor," Domenico said.


Holy Family 62, Shepherd 48

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Christine McCollum scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Holy Family past Shepherd University at the Golden Bear Classic.

The Rams (0-1) was led by junior forward Katie Warehime, who had 15 points and seven rebounds. Shepherd shot 30.2 percent (16-for-53) and were outrebounded, 47-35.

Shepherd will face Bloomfield today at 2 p.m.


Mite Division Hockey

Hagerstown Bulldogs 10, Frederick Sharks 4

Hagerstown: Goals - Hayden Bridges 3, Drew Harper 2, Cole King 2, Alex Rodenberg, Michael Nasuti, Harris Blackwood. Assists - Harper, Nasuti.


Tri-State FCA volleyball tryouts

The Tri-State FCA Volleyball Club will hold tryouts for girls teams ranging from U14 to U18 in the next days:

U15 - Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. at Skycroft; Monday, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. in Hagerstown.

U14 and U16 - Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m. at Skycroft; Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Girls Inc.

U17 and U18 - Monday, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Girls Inc.; Tuesday, 8 to 10 p.m. at Girls Inc.

Tryout fee is $50, which will count toward the $500 membership fee if a player is selected for a team. The $50 will be refunded if the player does not make a team.

For more information, call the Tri-State FCA at 301-733-7277 or visit

Softball pitching clinic

There are still openings available for the Bill Hillhouse pitching clinic being held Sunday at Penn State Mont Alto. Cost ranges from $25 to $35. For more information, visit Hillhouse's Web site at, or to register, contact Bob Kline at 717-816-4503.

Flag Football tournament

The Washington County Flag Football League is hosting the Mason Dixon Challenge this weekend at Marty Snook Park and Williamport High School.

The tournament features a field of 15 teams from Maryland - including three teams from the WCFFL - Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Miller Lite will play today at 8:30 a.m. at Marty Snook Park, while Golds Gym will be playing at the same time at Williamsport. Crazy Horse will play at 11 a.m at Williamsport.

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