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February 13, 2013

Potomac loses at buzzer

KEYSER, W.Va. — Mary Ardrejko made a buzzer-beating lay-up to give CCAC Boyce a 63-61 win at Potomac State in college women’s basketball on Wednesday.

The Catamounts stymied Boyce in the first half, allowing just 19 points.

Boyce came back in the second half to take the lead with 10 minutes remaining. The lead grew to seven before Potomac State battled back to tie it in the final minute.

The Catamounts played for the last shot but committed an offensive foul with six seconds left. Potomac State stole the in-bounds pass, which was stolen back by Ardrejko and led to her last-second lay-in.

Kirsten Ward led Potomac State (8-15, 7-3 Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference) with 15 points. Jenna McAtee recorded 13 points, seven rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals. Alexis Steele added 12 points.

Andrea Keiser had a game-high 30 points for Boyce. Ardrejko finished with 12.

The teams will play again Friday at 6 p.m. at CCAC Boyce in the first round of the WPCC playoffs.

Marymount    70

Frostburg State    52


FROSTBURG — Frostburg State had no answer for the long-range game of Capital Athletic Conference leading Marymount University in the final home game of the regular season.

Aileen Maknati and Tynisha Parks scored 18 points and Katelyn Fischer had 14 points and nine assists for Marymount (21-4, 11-1), which snapped the final tie of the game on a three-pointer by Fischer with 13 minutes left in the first half.

The Saints, who hit six three-point shots and scored 10 first-half points off FSU turnovers, led 33-22 at the break.

Elaina Hummel, who hit 6 of 7 foul shots and is shooting 86 percent from the line for the season, led Frostburg State (6-18, 2-9) with 18 points. Ronje James had 10 points and Steph Straka nine points, six rebounds and two assists.

Frostburg State ends its regular season Saturday at York, then returns to York for a first-round CAC Tournament game on Tuesday. FSU will be the No. 6 seed and York No. 3 in the tournament.

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