Area Roundup -- Allegany, Cecil win Region XX titles

March 01, 2009


The Allegany Trojans came back from a 34-26 halftime deficit to outscore the Garrett Lakers 48-28 in the second half for a 74-62 victory in the Region XX Division I championship game Sunday at the Hagerstown Community College athletic complex.

Coach Mike Baker led the Trojans (27-5) to their fourth Region XX title in his five years, continuing the championship tradition his predecessor, Bob Kirk, started. Kirk won 17 Region XX titles in 33 years.

Tournament MVP Ru White had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while all-tournament selection T.J. Granger added 16 points and 11 rebounds for Allegany. Steven Shepp had 10 points and five assists, while Malik Witten added 10 points.

Francis Gunn had 15 points, Jeffery Lewis had 12 and Rodney Clark added 10 for Garrett (20-9). Gunn and Clark made the all-tournament Team.


Hagerstown's Jordan Brooks and Frederick's Mitchell Weedon also were named to the all-tournament team.

* In the Divison II championship game, the Cecil Seahawks used 12 3-pointers to defeat the Howard Dragons, 89-75.

Omar Strong hit six 3s and finished with 24 points, while Antonio Haymon scored 17 for Cecil. Will Sanborn hit four 3s on the way to 15 points, while A.J. Spencer had 10 assists.

Jimmy Dorsey had 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for Howard. Kameron Crump and Joe Jones scored 13 points each, while Anthony Jones had 10.

Cecil controlled the boards, outrebounding Howard, 44-26.

-- Jack Hill III


Brashears gets award

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Kevin Brashears, a former St. Maria Goretti athlete, was named USA South Conference Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 23.

A sophomore for Shenandoah University, Brashears is the leadoff hitter and plays centerfield. He went 7 for 10 in three wins, including a home run, five RBIs and 10 runs scored.


League meeting

The Red Men golf league will have their season-opening meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Williamsport Red Men Club for current and prospective members.

Golfers interested in playing in the league do not need to be a member of the Red Men Club. A decision on playing Wednesday or Thursday nights will be made at the meeting.


Boonsboro Boys League

Grades 3-4

Youngblood Studios 24, Drs. Bye & Bye 16

Youngblood: Bowles 12, Harsh 10, Zinaich 2.

Drs. Bye: Nolan 2, Smothers 6, Myers 8.

Grades 5-6

Hoff & Hoff Landscaping 30, Thompson Gas 23

Hoff & Hoff: Connelly 2, Harsh 4, Dougherty 3, Schnackenberg 9, Nolan 6, Bradshaw 6.

Thompson: Parks 6, Drawbaugh 6, Duncan 9, J. Dillow 2.

Runnin' Rebels 34, KPMG 23

Rebels: Stewart 8, Griffith 2, Twigg 3, Wetzel 6, Mentzer 13, Glass 2.

KPMG: Ebersole 12, Doyle 3, B. Bodenheimer 4, D. Bodenheimer 4.


Little League umpires clinic

The On-Field Rules and Positioning Clinic for Little League umpires has been rescheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. at West End Little League. For more information, contact Denny Hockensmith at 301-416-2841 or Dave Grams at 301-791-1687.

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