FROM STAFF REPORTS
WAYNESBURG, Pa. — Christian Jackson had season highs with 38 points and 17 rebounds and set a school record by making 18 free throws as Frostburg State earned a 69-61 victory over Waynesburg Saturday afternoon.
Jackson hit 10 of 21 shots from the field and went 18 for 19 from the foul line. He also had four steals to go along with his 17 rebounds.
The 38 points ranks No. 6 in a single game in school history and the 17 rebounds are tied for 10th.
Shawn Henson added nine points and nine rebounds and Kwambina Coker chipped in with six points and nine rebounds for Frostburg.
Neither team shot particular well and the Bobcats (6-10) overcame eight three-pointers from the Yellow Jackets (6-10) for their third non-conference win in the last four attempts.
Thomas Ellis had 18 points to lead Waynesburg.
Frostburg, which outrebounded Waynesburg 52-39, led 13-0 5:41 into the contest and never trailed. Frostburg held two more 13-point cushions in the opening half before leading by eight, 32-24, at halftime.
The Yellow Jackets cut their deficit to four with seven minutes left, but the Bobcats iced it with an 11-1 run that made it 64-50 with 3:42 to go.
Frostburg State hosts York on Wednesday.
Potomac State 82
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — George Chase poured in 26 points to lead four scorers in double figures and lead Potomac State past Westmoreland in nearly a month.
Chase hit 11 field goals and two free throws to lead all scorers for the Catamounts (3-1, 0-1 Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Conference).
Carlton Drake added 15 points and Mike Hatfield and Cedrick Dwyer 12 for Potomac State.
Andy Carter, who went 12 for 13 from the foul line, had a game-high 32 points for Westmoreland.
The game was the first for Potomac State since a 76-64 win over Prince George’s on Dec. 15.
The Catamounts play at Essex on Monday at 7 p.m.
Sets school record in 69-61 victory
FROM STAFF REPORTS
- Local Sports
Allegany sweeps Harford
CUMBERLAND — Reynaldo Adames had three hits and two RBIs in the first game, and Wyatt Belinda belted a grand slam in the second, leading Allegany to a doubleheader sweep of Harford, both by 7-5 scores, in college baseball Saturday at The Rock.
So. Md. takes 2 from Allegany
LaPLATA — College of Southern Maryland took a doubleheader sweep of Allegany College of Maryland, 4-3, 6-4, in Maryland JUCO softball action Saturday at Southern Maryland.
Carr has 10 RBIs as Northern splits pair
HANCOCK — Brooks Carr hit two home runs and drove in 10 runs on the day as Northern split a pair of games at the Hancock Easter Classic, beating Broadfording Academy 26-1 before losing to St. James 10-6. Against Broadfording, Carr hit a three-run homer in a 10run first inning, and also had a two-run double, an RBI single and a sacrifice fly to finish with seven RBIs. He also teamed with Brett Oates on a four-inning no-hitter. Carr struck out seven over the first three innings and Oates fanned two in the fourth.
MR beats Southern for 58th
OAKLAND — Mountain Ridge hit three home runs on the day and used a five-run second to pull away from Southern, 9-2, in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action Saturday morning at Southern to extend its winning streak to 58 games.
- Sports Roundup - 04/20/14
Donald shoots 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage
Luke Donald had an eagle and six birdies to shoot 66 on Saturday and take a two-stroke lead over John Huh after three rounds at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Alabama defense dominates spring game
Blake Sims’ bid to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama’s starting quarterback hit a snag Saturday afternoon
Allegany wins two as pitchers take control
Allegany pitchers held two teams to eight base hits while defeating Smithsburg and Preston as part of the Mountain Ridge Easter Classic Friday afternoon at the Hot Stove Complex.
Salisbury overpowers FSU
Paige Knussman hit a grand slam during a seven-run third inning to lead Salisbury University to an 11-6 victory over Frostburg State, eliminating the Bobcats from the Capital Athletic Conference tournament Friday at Christopher Newport.
Frostburg bounced from CAC
Elliott Mortimer fired a four-hitter and Brad Wenzel and Colbe Herr had three hits as top-seeded York eliminated fourth-seeded Frostburg State from the Capital Athletic Conference tournament with a 5-1 victory Friday afternoon.
- More Local Sports Headlines
- Allegany sweeps Harford