Area Roundup

December 04, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Faith 44, Broadfording 33

Madeline Samsell scored six of her team-high 11 points to start the third quarter as Faith Christian came from behind for a victory over Broadfording Christian on Tuesday.

Faith shook its first-game jitters after falling behind 19-16 in the first half and used its height advantage to get the ball in the paint for easy baskets. Faith led 32-27 after three quarters.

Carolyn Castle had nine points and six rebounds for Faith.

Jade Boone led Braodfording with 14 points.

Highland View 26, Shenandoah Valley 24

NEW MARKET, Va. — Wendy Anyona had 10 points, including two 3-pointers, eight rebounds and seven steals to lead Highland View Academy to its first win of the season with a victory over Shenandoah Valley Academy.

Hope Wootton had eight points, Sarah Roberts had eight steals and Sheridan Reginato had 13 rebounds for the Tartans (1-3).

Mercersburg 37, Saint James 19

ST. JAMES — Sarah Firestone had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead Mercersburg Academy past Saint James.

Teal Tasker had nine points and seven rebounds for the Blue Storm (2-0).

Lisle Bruns had nine points for the Saints (0-2), who were outscored 17-2 in the first half.

JV: Mercersburg Academy, 26-23 (SJ: Karli Grady 13).

University 84, Hedgesville 54

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kristen Nunn had a game-high 18 points for Hedgesville in a season-opening loss to University.

Carly Elliott had 16 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Eagles (0-1).

JV: University, 73-26.


Highland View 65, Shenandoah 39

NEW MARKET, Va. — Justin Osoro had 22 points to lead Highland View Academy past Shenandoah Valley Academy.

Hunter Sorenson had 14 points, Luis Mendoza had 12 points, including two 3-pointers, and Arthur Thomas had eight points, 18 rebounds and 14 blocks for the Tartans (2-2), who outscored Shenandoah 16-0 in the third quarter.

Mount St. Joseph’s 67, Goretti 57

Martin Geben had a double double with 21 points and 10 rebounds for St. Maria Goretti in a Baltimore Catholic League loss to Mount St. Joseph’s.

Tyrus Fleetwood had 10 points, Isaiah Harris-Winn had 10 points, including two 3-pointers, and Ryan Grant had eight assists for the Gaels (4-3, 0-2).

Mercersburg 67, Saint James 51

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Patrick Ryan hit five 3-pointers en route to 17 points to lead Mercersburg Academy.

Dre Wills had 17 points, Mike Collins had 13 points and Reggie Fiumano had 10 points, including two 3-pointers, for the Blue Storm.

Obi Enechionyia had 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks and Nnamdi Enechionyia had 16 points for Saint James (1-1).

JV: Saint James, 49-43 (SJ: Luke Thompson 12, Mitchell Wilson 11).

Millbrook 64, Jefferson 49

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. — Josh Dudley had 16 points for Jefferson in a loss to Millbrook.

Michael King had seven points, including two 3-pointers, for the Cougars (0-1).

JV: Millbrook, 40-35 (J: Michael Tennant 14).


Heritage 32, Grace 25

Heritage: Chloe Prejean 16 points, 20 rebounds; Maelynne Patey 8 points.

Grace: Hannah Colvin 15 points.


Hagerstown Junior League

AC&T 28, Western Enterprise 23  

AC&T: Silva 6, Connor 6, Bowie 5, Gossert 3, Jennings 2, Cline 2, Reed 2, Parfitt 2.

Western: Branche 14, Myers 4, Barthley 2, Babb 2, Russ 1.

AFSCME 29, Weller’s 10

AFSCME: Wiley 10, Kolb 6, Miller 5, Bishop 4, Brawner 3, Caldwell 1.

Weller’s 10: Socks 6, Jones 2, Chinn 1, Whitt 1.


Mountain East Conference files with NCAA

WHEELING, W.Va. — The 12 institutions, including Shepherd University, that announced the formation of the Mountain East Conference in August have officially applied for approval to begin competing as the NCAA’s newest Division II conference in 2013-14.

The MEC’s formal application, signed by the presidents of all 12 institutions, was hand-delivered to NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis on Friday along with all supporting documentation.

Pending approval from the NCAA, the new league’s charter members include: Concord University (W.Va.), Fairmont State University (W.Va.), Glenville State College (W.Va.), Notre Dame College (Ohio), Shepherd University (W.Va.), The University of Charleston (W.Va.), The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (Va.), Urbana University (Ohio), West Liberty University (W.Va.), West Virginia State University (W.Va.), Wheeling Jesuit University (W.Va.), and West Virginia Wesleyan College (W.Va.).

The MEC Board of Directors, composed of the presidents of the 12 institutions, voted unanimously to move forward with the process of forming the new regional all-sports conference during a November meeting at Fairmont State University. The Board unanimously approved the appointment of Reid Amos as the league’s first commissioner, upon the recommendation of the MEC’s Committee of Athletic Administrators.

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