Preps Area Roundup

Smithsburg's girls win their seventh straight game

Smithsburg's girls win their seventh straight game

February 27, 2008


No. 7 Smithsburg 44, Catoctin 37

THURMONT, Md. - Gretchen Downey had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 7 Smithsburg past Catoctin 44-37 on Tuesday in an MVAL Antietam game.

Marissa Luipersbeck scored seven points and Emily Hargreaves added six for the Leopards (12-10, 7-3).

Heritage 57, Calvary Temple 29

Bri Dorsey had 13 points and nine steals to lead Heritage Academy over Calvary Temple in the first round of the Maryland Christian Schools Tournament.

Rebekah Clarke and Morgan McIntire each added 12 points, while Caroline Clark had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (20-7).


Heritage will face CHEN on Friday at 7:45 p.m. at Washington Bible College in College Park, Md.

CVCS 42, Canaan Christian 38

LEBANON, Pa. - Miranda Payne had 23 points, seven rebounds, five steals and three assists, and made two clutch free throws at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime as Cumberland Valley Christian went on to beat Canaan Christian in the first round of the KCSA Tournament.

Kim Sensenderfer had seven rebounds and five blocks, while Christine Walker had seven rebounds for CVCS (22-5).


Catoctin 55, Smithsburg 41

SMITHSBURG - Matt Thompson scored a game-high 23 points to lead Catoctin (5-18, 3-7) over Smithsburg in the MVAL Antietam.

Steve Whitt had nine points, while Steve Kretzer added eight points for the Leopards (8-14, 4-6).

Heritage 61, Washington Christian 44

Hamilton Stamper had 26 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks to lead Heritage Academy over Washington Christian Academy in the Maryland Christian Schools Tournament.

Steven Barthalow had 21 points and six rebounds, while Cody Butts had eight points and six assists for the Eagles (23-2).


Finucane wins mile at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Mercersburg Academy's James Finucane won the boys mile at the Penn State Invitational in 4:24.46.

Nebiyu Osman placed second in the 3,000 in 9:23.21 for the Blue Storm.

For the Mercersburg girls, Asia Walker was second in the 60 (7.95), Whitney Matthew was fourth in the 200 (25.87), Lena Finucane was fifth in the mile (5:17.13) and the 800 relay team of Walker, Matthew, Kayleigh Kiser and Deborah Adjibaba placed fifth (1:47.83).

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