Preps Area Roundup

November 06, 2008


POOLESVILLE, Md. -- The Wildcats were the first team this season to win a game against Poolesville.

But Williamsport (13-4), the No. 4-seed in Maryland Class 1A West, didn't have enough to take more than that one game from the top-seeded Falcons (16-0), who ended the Wildcats' season in the 1A West semifinals, 25-17, 25-18, 22-25, 25-12.

"They just had an incredibly balanced attack," Williamsport coach Emily Crabtree said. "They came at us from every angle and we played the defensive game of our life. It was fun to watch, it was intense, it was stressful.

"I'm disappointed that we lost, but I'm proud of the way they played. They kept coming at us and we were diving all over the floor. We're the first team this year to win a game against them, so that says something for us."


Cayla Broadwater led Williamsport with 22 kills and 10 blocks. Loganne Smith had 28 assists, Kelly Beard had 25 digs, Trisha Leigh had 16 digs and Brittany Malott added seven blocks.

Fort Hill 3, Smithsburg 1

CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Smithsburg traveled to Fort Hill on Wednesday for a Maryland Class 1A West semifinal, and the Leopards were beaten by the Sentinels, 25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-21.

No other information was available.

Musselman 3, Jefferson 0

INWOOD, W.Va. -- Musselman's Erica Manor had 14 kills and Sabina Nicewarner added six kills, six aces and seven digs as the Applemen swept Jefferson 25-16, 25-15, 25-10 in the West Virginia Class AAA Region II Section 2 semifinals.

Tori Shawyer had four aces and seven digs, while Kayla Johns had 29 assists for Musselman, which will play Hedgesville in the sectional final at home tonight at 7 p.m.

Hedgesville defeated Martinsburg 3-1 in the other semifinal match. Earlier Wednesday, Jefferson beat Washington 3-1 in the quarterfinals.


Lions win state tourney

Stephen Torres scored off a pass from Jared Morris in double overtime to lift Broadfording Christian Academy to a 3-2 victory over Chen in the championship game of the Maryland Christian State Tournament.

Torres finished with two goals and an assist and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

Gabe Hirsch had the Lions' other goal.

In the semifinals, Hirsch scored three goals and Torres and Andy Torres each added one as Broadfording defeated Greater Grace 5-1.

Hirsch, Jason Bechtel and Morris were named to the all-tournament team. Bechtel had 17 saves in the tournament.


Smithsburg 40, Boonsboro 0

Smithsburg (7-1): Ben Daniels 259 yards rushing, 4 TDs; Justin Scott, Darien Leonards TD each.

North 21, South 14

North (3-6): Lynn Lowman 146 passing yards, 3 TD passes; Desmond Meade, Tre Hinchen, Josh Fazenbaker TD catch each; Meade 2 INTs; Delontay Lloyd INT; Michael Franklin fumble recovery.

South: Eric Davis 176 rushing yards, 2 TDs.

Williamsport 39, Clear Spring 0

Williamsport: Bobby Ardinger 35-yard TD run, 40-yard TD run; Tyler Shank 82-yard INT return for TD; Xavier Green 55-yard punt return for TD; Zack Baker 33-yard TD run; Andrew Moats 1-yard TD run.


North 55, South 22

North Hagerstown (6-3): J.R. Railing 219 yards rushing, 5 TD runs, 115 yards passing, TD pass; Nick Colvin 80 yards receiving, TD catch; Blake Lyles, Alijah Benson TD run each; Trey Jessie INT; Josh Hall fumble recovery.

South Hagerstown: C.J. Davis TD catch, TD return; Charles Herring TD catch; Jordan Bucher fumble recovery TD.

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