Gaels get first volleyball victory

September 19, 2010
  • Carly Waugh, a freshman at North Hagerstown High School, represented Washington County in English Equestrian events at the Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md., on Sept. 3. She won Grand Champion in Pleasure Seat, Reserve Champion in Showmanship and Reserve Champion in English Pleasure. Waugh, pictured with her 8-year-old gelding Carlys Lance, is a member of the 4H Horse and Pony Club at New Beginnings Farm in Hagerstown.
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Goretti 3, Mercersburg 2

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Beth Eich had 10 aces and five kills as St. Maria Goretti rallied to beat Mercersburg Academy 25-6, 23-25, 20-25, 25-12, 15-13.

Jean Hogan had 13 kill assists for the Gaels (1-5).

Melody Gomez had 16 kills, Abby Schwing had 24 assists, Paige Pak had 11 digs and Kendra Cubit had seven aces for the Blue Storm (1-2).

JV: Goretti, 2-1.

Grace Academy 3, Goretti 0

Ellie Burke had six kills for St. Maria Goretti in Friday's 25-11, 25-18, 25-16 loss.


Saint James 2, Bishop Walsh 2

SAINT JAMES -- Andrew Ludwick scored a pair of goals as Saint James settled for a tie against Bishop Walsh.

Thomas Rocca had an assist for the Saints (1-4-1).

Goretti 1, Musselman 1

INWOOD, W.Va. -- Thomas Blake scored a goal and Johnny Winalski had 10 saves for St. Maria Goretti (4-4-4) in its tie with Musselman (6-2-1).


JV: Goretti, 1-0.

Mercersburg 4, Hedgesville 0

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. -- Alfred Hylton-Dei scored the Blue Storm's first three goals in the first 25 minutes, and Mercersburg Academy shut out the Eagles (0-6-1).

Gui Gomes had a goal and two assists, while John Olszeski added an assist for the Blue Storm (4-1), who had a 29-2 edge in shots.

JV: 1-1 tie.


HCC falls in Florida

PORT RITCHEY, Fla. -- Hagerstown Community College won only one game in dropping four matches at the Pasco-Hernando Tournament on Saturday.

HCC (3-4) posted a 25-16 win in a 3-1 setback to Monroe Community College, losing games of 25-23, 28-26, 25-21. HCC was swept in matches by Polk State, Florida College and Pasco-Hernando.

Ashlyn Reebok had 15 kills, 19 digs, four aces and 47 assists in the four matches. Sara Michael had 17 kills, 22 digs, four aces and 54 assists. Brittany Malott had 15 kills, 34 digs and seven aces, Emma Dalton had 17 kills and four aces and Dominique Quesada had 33 digs.


Jordan scores twice

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Smithsburg graduate Cara Jordan registered the ninth multi-goal game of her career, scoring both goals for Hood College in a 4-2 loss to Marymount University.


HCC at Dickinson Invitational

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Hagerstown Community College competed at the Dickinson Long Course-Short Course Invitational on Saturday.

The men placed 12th out of 24 teams on the long course (8,100 meters) as Mike Salguero was 17th (27:14), Brandon Mauck was 28th (27:36) and Nathanial Clark was 125th (30:12). Also, former HCC standout Dustin Adams placed 14th (27:08) for Shippensburg.

The Hawks finished 20th out of 26 teams on the women's short course (4,000 meters) as Bunmi Badgbo was 62nd (16:22), Jamie Wisz was 109th (17:28) and Taylor Reid was 150th (18:27).


Cucuzzella finishes fifthat Air Force Marathon

DAYTON, Ohio -- Mark Cucuzzella, 43, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., placed fifth out of roughly 2,500 runners at the Air Force Marathon on Saturday. He covered the 26.2-mile course in 2 hours, 42 minutes, 2 seconds.

CFAR Gut Check 30K


Males (top 10): 1. Chris Reighn 2:05:41; 2. Jared Mays 2:07:42; 3. James McHenry 2:08:38; 4. Steven Ferree 2:13:07; 5. Ed Snukis 2:13:43; 6. Stephan Dobson 2:14:45; 7. Greg Sellers 2:15:58; 8. Craig Leisher 2:16:02; 9. Doug Alter 2:16:22; 10. Tim Fisler 2:17:06.

Females (top 10): 1. Laurie Dymond 2:13:53; 2. Deidre Miller 2:17:17; 3. Dani Mason 2:20:54; 4. Diana Widdowson 2:22:07; 5. Heather Burgess 2:23:14; 6. Jill Hazelton 2:29:53; 7. Angie Fuss 2:32:16; 8. Crista Horn 2:34:45; 9. Shawn Graff 2:35:38; 10. Heidi Marks 2:36:06.


Spinnler wins W.Va. time trial

ROWLESBURG, W.Va. -- Mike Spinnler, 51, of Hagerstown, was the overall champion Saturday at the Appalachian Time Trial race.

Spinnler, who competes for Antietam Velo Club/Team Hagerstown-Washington County Tourism, rode the 16-mile course in 36 minutes, 21 seconds, averaging 26.5 mph.


Bantam Division

Hagerstown Bulldogs 8, Frederick Fury 1

Hagerstown: Travis Biggs 4 goals, 2 assists; Andrew Bowers 2 goals, 2 assists, Mike Smith goal, assist; Kyle Omar goal.


Hagerstown Junior League registration

Registration for the Hagerstown Junior Basketball League 2010-11 season will begin this week for new and returning players. The league is open to boys and girls in grades 4 through 8 in Washington County public or private schools or home-schooled in the county. The Elementary Division is for grades 4 through 6 and the Junior Division is for grades 7 and 8. Players are ineligible if they turn 15 before Dec. 31, 2010.

The league invites players to register even if they plan to try out for their middle school team.

Registration will be held at E. Russell Hicks Middle School on Sept. 23, 28, 29 and 30 from 6 to 8 p.m., and at St. Maria Goretti High School on Oct. 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. All players returning to the same division must register but do not need to try out. All registrants must bring their birth certificate.

Players also can register online at For information, contact George Stottlemyer at 301-797-4537 or Bob Grove at 301-797-0963.

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