Martinsburg places four on All-State first team

December 18, 2010

December 18, 2010


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state-champion Martinsburg football team placed four players on the West Virginia Class AAA All-State first team, which was released by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association on Saturday.

Senior running back David Gladden was the Bulldogs’ only representative on the first team offense, claiming one of two utility positions. Three other seniors — defensive lineman Darren Arndt, linebacker Markus Cook and defensive back Nick Lopez — were first team defensive picks.

Sophomore wide receiver Cedric Brown and junior linebacker Logan Jenkins were named to the second team along with Musselman senior offensive lineman Jon Hedrick and Hedgesville senior offensive lineman Travis Wheat.

Nick Goforth of Musselman, Casey Horn of Hedgesville and Allen Milbourne of Jefferson received special honorable mention.


Saint James 56, Palmetto Ridge 54

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Alec Wheeler had 16 points and Avery Wilmore had 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as Saint James beat Palmetto Ridge at The Kreul Classic.

Leonard Livingston had 10 rebounds and eight blocks for the Saints (5-0), who play John I. Leonard of Greenacres, Fla., in the semifinals Monday at noon.

Musselman 65, Broadfording 56

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — Tim Potter had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Musselman past Broadfording in the Hedgesville Hoop Classic.

Jordan Benjamin had 16 ponts and Malcom Lee had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Applemen (2-3).

D.J. Blanks had 16 points, including four 3-pointers, Iver Silva had 16 points, 11 rebounds, six steals and three assists, Pete Cradduck had 10 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Mo Sallah had nine rebounds and two blocks for the Lions (6-3).

Mercersburg 76, Solebury 74

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Chall Montgomery scored 15 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter as Mercersburg erased a 13-point deficit and beat Solebury in double overtime.

Troy Nwanna had 15 points and Donyae Jackson finished with 11 for the Blue Storm.


Wilson 38, Mercersburg 28

POTOMAC, Md. — Melody Gomez scored 10 points for the Blue Storm in a loss to Wilson in the consolation semifinals of the Bullis Holiday Classic.

Sarah Firestone had six points and 10 rebounds, and Mackenzie Brik added seven rebounds and four blocks for Mercersburg Academy (1-4), which will play this morning at 10 against an opponent to be determined.

Berkeley Springs 74, Pocahontas County 61

HINTON, W.Va. — Deidra Burch scored 14 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter and also had nine 3-pointers to lead Berkeley Springs (6-0) past Pocahontas County in the Roger Oil Classic tournament.

Burch and Casey Soloman made the All-Tournament team.


Storm has five placewinners

WASHINGTON — Five of the seven wrestlers Mercersburg Academy sent to the Sidwell Friends Tournament were placewinners, and the Blue Storm finished fifth out of nine teams.

Bobby Burg was the champion at 160 pounds for Mercersburg, while Alex Kelly (171) and Sam Rodgers (285) each placed second, Will Appleman (140) placed third and David Bowes (215) was fourth.


Northstars 10, Oakdale 2

FREDERICK, Md. — Zach Kimmel had three goals and three assists to lead the Washington County Northstars past Oakdale on Friday night.

Kevin McCormack had two goals and an assist, Drew Brooks had a goal and two assists, J.R. Lowery had a goal and an assist, Matt Stemper, Josh Barron and Sean Kreps each had a goal, Keith Koontz had two assists and Mikhail Gardner had 20 saves for the Northstars (10-1).


Pitt Johnstown 92, Shepherd 87

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