Preps Area Roundup

February 09, 2008


No. 2 Musselman 79, Petersburg 42

PETERSBURG, W.Va. -- Lacey Williams had a game-high 28 points, leading Musselman over Petersburg.

Nikki Stephenson had 16 points and Morgan Harms added 11 for the Applemen (15-4).

No. 5 Boonsboro 76, Brunswick 50

BOONSBORO -- Boonsboro rebounded from Thursday's loss to North Hagerstown with a win over Brunswick (7-10, 4-3) to take a three-game lead in the MVAL Antietam.

Brynn Arnone had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Warriors (12-6, 7-0). Katie Neiman had 15 points, Emma Dalton scored 12 and Allison Griffith added 11. Dalton also had four steals.


New Oxford 49, No. 6 Waynesboro 24

NEW OXFORD, Pa. -- Waynesboro's once-promising season came to a sudden end in a PIAA District 3-AAAA play-in game against New Oxford.

Already without starting center Gillian Hollen, the Maidens lost point guard Jenna Lininger to a knee injury early in the second quarter. New Oxford (17-7) responded with a 16-0 run to close the first half with a 20-12 lead.

"We had our backs to the wall to begin with because our center was not there, then we lost our point guard and it just went downhill from there," Waynesboro coach Doug Stuart said. "Other girls came in and gave a valiant effort, but we didn't have any more firepower."

Mallory Wishard had nine points and seven rebounds for the Maidens, who finished 17-7 after starting the season 14-1. Chelsey Kistler had five rebounds.

Heritage 57, Queen Anne 40

SAINT JAMES -- Bri Dorsey had a triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 steals as Heritage Academy defeated Queen Anne in the semifinals of the BW3 Tournament.

Morgan McIntire had a game-high 26 points for the Eagles (14-6). Heritage will play host St. James today in the championship game.

Goretti 48, Grace 27

Angie Nevarez had 14 points and Erica DiMercurio had 12 points to lead St. Maria Goretti (16-9) over Grace Academy.

Tori Aikens led Grace (7-13, 5-7) with 12 points.


No. 2 Williamsport 46, Catoctin 31

WILLIAMSPORT -- Sean Dixon and Greg Minnick each had 13 points to lead Williamsport (15-2, 7-0) to an MVAL Antietam victory over Catoctin.

Matt Thompson had 10 points for Catoctin (4-15, 2-5).

Heritage 57, Barrie School 41

SAINT JAMES -- Hamilton Stamper scored 23 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to help Heritage Academy outlast Barrie School in the opening round of the BW3 Tournament.

Heritage (16-2) jumped out to a 10-2 lead and maintained an eight- to 10-point lead for most of the game until Stamper asserted himself in the fourth quarter to let the Eagles pull away.

Steven Barthalow added 16 points for Heritage, while Stamper had eight rebounds and Travis Barthalow came off the bench to rack up 11 boards.

Heritage faces St. James in today's championship game.

St. James 65, Queen Anne 49

SAINT JAMES -- Mike Russ had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead St. James over Queen Anne in the BW3 Tournament. T.K. Washington had 13 points and five rebounds and Brad Kretzer had six points and six rebounds off the bench for the Saints (12-8).

St. James will play Heritage in the championship game today.

Chandler Danvenport had 14 points for Queen Anne.

Brunswick 78, Boonsboro 46

BRUNSWICK, Md. -- Andrew Simpson had 23 points and six assists and Austin Darling had a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Brunswick (9-7, 5-2) to an MVAL Antietam victory.

Shane Zbir had 12 points, while Seth Poffenberger and Shane Lowery each had nine points for Boonsboro (4-14, 2-5).

Smithsburg 59, Hancock 52

HANCOCK -- Josh Edwards had 19 points to lead Smithsburg over Hancock.

Steve Whitt had 14 points and Terry Sword had 12 points for the Leopards (6-13).

Josh Unger had a game-high 24 points to go along with six rebounds and six steals for Hancock. Steven Beaver added 13 points for the Panthers (6-11).

Southern Fulton 53, Forbes Road 35

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. -- Josh Wertz had 14 points to lead Southern Fulton (17-7, 13-3) to a Sideling Hill League victory.

Lucas Mellott had 11 points and 13 rebounds and Jake McCarthy added 10 points.

Jesse Newman had 18 points to lead Forbes Road (11-13, 5-11).

Faith 73, Grace 53

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- H.B. Dunham had a game-high 34 points to lead Faith Christian to a Mason Dixon Christian Conference victory.

Brandon Hoy and Larry Kerns each added 11 points for the Falcons (6-14, 4-9).

Zack Morgan had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead Grace Academy (1-18, 0-11). Keith Sandell and Caleb Serafini each had nine points for the Knights.


Washington County 9, Damascus 1

FREDERICK, Md. -- Kevin McCormack had two goals and two assists as the Washington County North Stars remained unbeaten with a win over Damascus.

Eric Bowers had a goal and five assists, Joe Blackwood had two goals and an assist, Alex Sweeney had two goals and Zack Kimmel had a goal and an assist for the North Stars (10-0-2).


Blue Storm falls to consolations

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Mercersburg Academy's top three players won their matches but the Blue Storm fell 4-3 to St. Mark's School out of Boston in the first round of the High School National Championship at Yale.

Valentin Quan, Josh Rosenblat and Clayton Young recorded 3-0 victories, but Chris McClintick, Jay Whyel and Sanford Edwards were each shut out and Luke Griffin won only one game.

Mercersburg (9-9) faces Rye (N.Y.) County Day School today in the consolation bracket of the 57-team tournament.

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