Cumberland Times-News

Local Sports

February 19, 2013

Southern holds off Fort Hill

OAKLAND  — Raeslee Weimer scored 15 points to lead four Rams in double figures to help top-ranked Southern to a 50-32 lead through three quarters in what turned out to be a 58-50 win over No. 2 Fort Hill Monday in the regular-season final for both teams.

Weimer had two threes and made three of her four free throws for 15 points. Mandy Sweitzer went 7-for-8 on her foul shots during a 13-point effort and Hannah Horne added 12 points. Alicia Roth contributed with 11 and had a team-high eight rebounds.

Alesha Jackson led Fort Hill with 15 points. Sydney Winn added 11 and Alexis Kimmell had nine.

The Rams built a 19-10 lead during the first quarter, led 37-26 at halftime and was up by 18 (50-32) at the end of the third.

Fort Hill’s jayvees won 35-25 with Raquel Malcolm scoring 16 points. Marley Merrick scored 10 for Southern.

The Rams end the regular season at 19-2 and as Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference champions with a mark of 15-1. Fort Hill (14-5, 11-4) begins the Maryland 1A West Section playoffs on Friday when it hosts Hancock. Southern will play the winner of that game on Monday at 7 p.m.

No. 3 Mtn. Ridge    64

Bishop Walsh    27

CUMBERLAND — Carlie Lewis scored 16 points to lead a balanced attack as third-ranked Mountain Ridge closed out the regular season with its ninth-straight victory, defeating Bishop Walsh Monday evening on the Spartans’ floor.

Lewis’ game-high total came on seven field goals and 2 of 4 from the free-throw line. Shae Winner added 11 points and Torey Weimer and Sarah Raines each had 10.

Nicole Ross led Bishop Walsh with 12 points and Maggie Czapski, with three 3-pointers, finished with nine. Ross had BW’s other three-point goal. Julia Morin led the Spartans with 12 rebounds and six steals.

“We started out up 7-0,” said Bishop Walsh head coach Travis Beeman about his team on Senior Night. “They (the Miners) took over from there.”

Mountain Ridge (18-3, 13-3 Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference) led 15-13 after the first quarter, held Bishop Walsh to only three second quarter points in taking a 32-16 halftime lead and was in complete control after the third quarter at 56-23.

Jona Harris scored 10 points in Mountain Ridge’s 47-25 junior varsity victory. Maggie Matthews led BW with 12.

Bishop Walsh (2-26, 0-14 AMAC, 0-4 City) finishes its regular season Wednesday at St. Maria Goretti.

Mountain Ridge, with a first-round playoff bye, will play Friday’s Allegany-Northern winner on Monday.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Trenton Eirich Eirich voted Player of Year

    CUMBERLAND — Trenton Eirich, who led Allegany to one of the most successful three-year runs in school history and finished among the all-time leaders in multiple categories in the storied boys basketball program at the Sedgwick Street school, has had his name added to another pretty prestigious list.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mountain Ridge pitcher Dylan Shimko Sivic’s grand slam powers Allegany past Northern

    ACCIDENT — Colton Sivic’s grand slam secured No.1 ranked Allegany’s 10-5 victory over No. 3 Northern in an Appalachain Mountain Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday evening as the Campers stayed perfect on the season.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Petersburg outlasts Pendleton

    FRANKLIN — Second-ranked Petersburg’s four-run seventh inning propelled the Vikings over Pendleton County 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon.

    April 24, 2014

  • Sports Roundup - 04/24

    April 24, 2014

  • Georgius leads FSU over No. 23 Marietta

    MARIETTA, Ohio — Kenny Georgius scattered six hits and struck out seven over eight solid innings to lift Frostburg State to a 7-1 win over No. 23 Marietta College for a split of their Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.

    April 24, 2014

  • PSC sweeps Westmoreland

    YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Mariah Martin tossed a two-hitter and Britani Chambers homered in the first game, and Meghan Anderson led a 13-hit attack in the second as Potomac State swept Westmoreland, 5-2 and 6-3, on Wednesday afternoon.
    In the opener, Martin, staked to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, allowed only two hits, struck out eight and walked just one in a complete-game victory.

    April 24, 2014

  • Sports Calendar 04/24

    April 24, 2014

  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
    The famed marquee had a message, too.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0 Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0

    Jenna Miller pitched well enough to keep Allegany off the scoreboard and Mountain Ridge scrapped together two runs as the No. 1 Miners topped the No. 3 Campers 2-0 at Carl Belt Field for their 60th consecutive win.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo