Cumberland Times-News

February 19, 2013

Frostburg men, women eliminated from CAC Tournament

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Dylan Farinet scored 25 points and hit the go-ahead free throws in overtime to send fourth-seeded Mary Washington to a 79-78 win over fifth-seeded Frostburg State in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament Tuesday night.

Frostburg State, which led by as many as 12 in the second half, lost despite having three scorers reach double figures, including Christian Jackson, who broke the school’s single-season scoring record.

Jackson had 22 points, seven rebounds and four steals. His 22 points gave him 670 for the season, breaking the previous record of Eddie Rutledge, who had 666 in the 1985-1986 season.

DeSean Antoine had a team-high 23 points and hit 6 of 9 three-point shots for the Bobcats, including one with 36 seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 71 and forced the overtime. Royce Hunsberger had a career high 17 points and three three-pointers. David Patrick had seven points and seven assists.

Mary Washington (14-12) opened the overtime with a six-point spurt, but the Bobcats (10-15) clawed back and led 78-77 with 1:13 left. Farinet’s two free throws were the only points scored in those final 73 seconds. They put the Eagles ahead 79-78 with 29 seconds to go.

Bradley Reister added 16 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for Mary Washington, which out-rebounded FSU 56-11 and held a 44-14 edge in points in the paint.

Women

York 74, Frostburg State 38

YORK, Pa. — Kristen Haley had a game-high 22 points and Kelsey Murphy and Kristen Haley chipped in with 13 as third-seeded York overpowered sixth-seeded Frostburg State 74-38 in the opening round of the Capital Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament on Tuesday.

It was York’s second win over Frostburg in four days, as the Spartans had beaten the Bobcats 83-44 in the regular-season finale on Saturday.

Tuesday night, York (20-6) used a 17-3 run to close the first half with a commanding 40-15 advantage. Aja Wallpher finished with six points, 11 assists and six steals.

Steph Straka had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Frostburg State (6-20). Ronje James and Brionna Hall had nine points.