The Heritage Academy boys are now the last remaining undefeated team in Washington County at (6-0) after posting wins over Calvary Christian and Hancock over the last week.
St. Maria Goretti and Williamsport both fell from the unbeatens in the last few days. The Gaels lost a tough 71-63 BCL contest at nationally ranked St. Frances Academy on Tuesday and Clear Spring pinned Williamsport with their first loss on Friday, 54-42.
On the ladies side, Williamsport is the only perfect county team left at (4-0) overall. The Lady Cats posted two dominate wins last week with a 50-27 win over Boonsboro and a 60-20 victory at Clear Spring on Friday.
Searching for that first win
The Boonsboro Warriors (0-3) are the last county boys team without a victory this season. The Warriors look to enter the win column this week as they travel to Walkersville on Monday evening and come home to face Catoctin on Wednesday.
For the girls, Hancock and Smithsburg are both searching for their first victory after (0-4) starts. The Lady Panthers will have their hands full with a home game vs. Grace Academy on Monday night and a road contest at Northern Garrett on Tuesday. Smithsburg travels to face undefeated Williamsport on Tuesday and Clear Spring on Thursday night.
After two weeks of play North Hagerstown junior guard Nas Keyes leads Washington County in scoring with 21.5 points per game average, while Williamsport sophomore forward Ceonta Wilmore is a close second with a 21.0 scoring average.
Senior Gabby Grantham-Medley from North Hagerstown leads the county girls with a 24.0 scoring average, while Williamsport senior Paige Smith is second with a 20.8 average.
Williamsport‘s Paige Smith is Washington County’s newest member of the 1000-point club. The Lady Cats senior eclipsed the century mark in career points at Clear Spring on Friday evening to become the 56th player on the girls side to score 1000 career points in county history.
Smith is now chasing Brooke Weimer’s 1260 points to become Williamsport all-time career points leader.
Article by Dave Foltz, Hagerstown, MD
“I’m a lifelong resident of Washington County (MD) and have played, coached and covered local youth and high school sports for the last 30+ years. I work full time for the State of Maryland and currently coach high school football and basketball. I’m also President of the Washington County Athletic Association which organizes one of the largest high school all-star basketball events (The Roundball Classic) in the country, held each March in Hagerstown.”
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