Late-inning heroics power Hawks to sweep

March 02, 2012
  • The Boonsboro Titans 'A' team went 8-0 in the Washington County Junior Football League's regular season, while the 'B' team finished 9-1 overall and won the WCJFL title. From left to right: Front row -- Jamie Burker, Dalton Shank, Jon Grimm, Daemyon Garey, Bryce Rogers, Brant Hill, Steven Santa Maria, Ryan Jordan, Avven Richmond, Wade Young, Liam Luzier, Max Crist and Josh DeRocher. Second row -- Brett Duft, Terry Reeder, Jake Humbel, Stephen Wycoski, Brooks Keller, Eric Santis, Jake Bertrand, Michael Selby, Matt Twigg, Lane Gay, Ryan Nolan, Evan Grim, Keegan Bowles and Kwante White. Third row -- John Poling, Timmy Bradshaw, Connor Blair, Ian Varney, Matt Harsh, Gunnar Griffith, Dillon Bodenheimer, Ethan Varney, Johnny Kerins, Jakob Feaster, Ryan Nikirk and Jaret Mahoney. Fourth row -- Isaiah Elzie, Nick Kidwell, Dalton Stewart, Mikey Wilbar, Joe Bonds, Collin Reece, Chance Thomas, Steven Ridgely, Austin Getridge, Thomas Schnackenberg, Patrick Zeger and Ryan Zinaich. Back row -- Coach Scott Shank, coach John Zinaich, coach Mike Nolan, head coach Joe Harsh, coach Steve Nikirk, coach Jimmy Mahoney, coach Brad Keller, coach Jamie Zeger and coach Matt Nolan.
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Friday, March 2, 2012


VERO BEACH, Fla. — Drew Deshong had two hits and three RBIs, and Hagerstown Community College scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break open a 5-5 game in a 10-5 win over Newport News Apprentice in the opener of a doubleheader sweep.

Dylan Dunn had two hits and an RBI, while Josh Knupp and Eric Schanzenbacher had two hits each for the Hawks.

In the nightcap, Danny Morris had two hits and two RBIs as HCC rallied from 4-2 down with five runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 7-4 victory.

Andrew Zeger and Jacob Keeney had two RBIs each for the Hawks (3-0).


W.Va. Wesleyan 74, Shepherd 47

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lydia Bridenbaugh scored 25 points to lead top-seeded West Virginia Wesleyan over Shepherd University in the semifinals of the West Virginia Conference Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center.

Jamie Kaufman added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Bobcats (23-6), while Daria Abros’kina had 12 points, 14 rebounds, six steals and four assists.

Katie Biggs led the Rams (20-11) with nine points. Shelby Fayak and Jimyse Brown each added eight points and Brown added six rebounds. Shepherd had a poor shooting night, making 30.5 percent (18-for-59) from the floor,  21.1 percent (4-for-19) from 3-point range and 41.2 percent (7-for-17) from the foul line.


West Liberty 115, Shepherd 74

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Shepherd University junior forward Chad Moore had 27 points, 16 rebounds and five steals, but the Rams were blown out by West Liberty in the West Virginia Conference Tournament quarterfinals at the Charleston Civic Center on Thursday night.

Alex Falk had 20 points and C.J. Hester added 19 to pace the Hilltoppers (27-2), ranked fourth nationally in NCAA Division II.

Brantley Osborne had 19 points for the Rams (14-14), who surrendered 72 first-half points.

NJCAA Region XX Tournament

Friday at HCC

Division II quarterfinals: Potomac State 75, Southern Maryland 70; Cecil 71, Howard 55; Beaver 107, Chesapeake 84; Baltimore 97, Garrett 83.

Today’s schedule: Division II semifinals — Potomac State vs. Cecil, 3 p.m.; Beaver vs. Baltimore, 5 p.m.; Division I semifinal — HCC vs. Vincennes, 7 p.m.


Hagerstown Junior League

Junior Division semifinals

Senior Notes 47, Maugansville Ruritan 39

Senior Notes: Hamburg 6, Barnes 3, Schultz 15, Bowie 9, Embly 6, Caucky 2, Douglas 6.

Maugansville: Naylor 7, Mitchell 4 Semler 24, Fink 1, Bradshaw 5.

Knights of Columbus 49, UAW 36

Knights: Fisher 8, Ostrum 8, Wilson 11, Wetzell 11, Munson 6.

UAW: Brown 23, Farrell 1, Palmer 5, Riley 6, Shirley 2.

Consolation Bracket

UAW 56, Maugansville Ruritan 52

UAW: Brown 29, Riley 18, Kolb 5, Palmer 2, Shirley 2.

Maugansville: Semler 28, Bradshaw 10, Naylor 7, Toth 5, Jared 2.

Knights of Columbus 38, Senior Notes 34

Knights: Roberts 10, Wilson 8, Wetzel 8, Fisher 7, Bowen 4, Ostrum 1.

Senior Notes: Hamburg 8, Bowie 7, Barnes 7, Shultz 6, Douglas 6.

Boonsboro Area Boys League

Grades 5-6 Championship

Tru Athlete Performance 40, P&B Lawn Service 22

Tru Athlete: Shank 17, Nolan 14, Barbour 5, DeRocher 4.

P&B: Myers 10, Smith 7, Rohrer 2, Wells 2, Bis 1.

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