Area briefs: Guilford shuts down SU women 63-41
Posted: January 14, 2013
From Star staff reports
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Host Guilford College maintained its place atop the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball standings with a 63-41 win over Shenandoah Saturday afternoon.
League-leading Guilford (11-3, 5-1 ODAC) held SU (6-9, 2-4) to 25 percent shooting on its way to the 22-point victory in the first women’s basketball meeting between the two schools.
With the score tied at 20-20 with 7:25 to play in the first half, the Quakers pulled away with an 11-2 run to complete the first half.
Guilford extended this run with the initial 11 points of the second, taking a 42-22 lead with 15:56 to play.
SU junior Crystal Petrus led all scorers with a career-high 18 points, connecting on a career-high six 3-pointers. She also had a game-high 10 rebounds.
Nicole Gilbertson added nine points, Holly Chittenden added seven points and eight rebounds and Gabrielle Clarke chipped in with six points and eight boards for the Hornets.
Jaclyn Nucci led three Guilford players in double figures with 12 points.
Eagles sweep district double dual
STRASBURG — Clarke County swept a Bull Run District double dual against Madison County and Strasburg on Saturday.
Clarke’s boys beat Strasburg 52-46 and Madison 65-35, and the Eagle girls defeated Strasburg 64-38 and Madison 56-46.
In the boys’ meet, Clarke’s Matthew Nesselrodt won the 200-yard individual medley (two minutes, 25.14 seconds), and Evan McKay won the 100 free (59.82). Andrew Walraven took first in the 100 breast (1:17.11). Walraven, McKay, Nesselrodt and Blaise Guerin-Williams teamed for another win in the 200 medley relay (2:01.18). Clarke’s 200 free relay team of Nesselrodt, Walraven, McKay and Greg Kruza also won in 1:45.58.
Clarke County’s Emily Deem won the 200 free (2:13.49) and 100 fly (1:13.67), and Marylee Gowdy took first in both the 50 free (26.47) and 100 free (59.12). Giulia Invernizzi won the 500 free (5:42.42), and Anna Petersen won the 100 breast (1:20.29). Deem, Gowdy, Invernizzi and Michaela Harrell teamed up to win the 200 free relay (1:53.43), and the Eagles’ 400 free relay team of Deem, Invernizzi, Harrell and Kelly Wallace also took first (4:30.43).
Eagles take 3rd at Strasburg Duals
STRASBURG — Clarke County High School’s wrestling team finished third out of 12 teams at the Strasburg Duals on Saturday.
The Eagles went 3-2 in the tournament. Harrisonburg took first place, edging runner-up Strasburg 42-40.
Clarke County defeated Broadway (40-39), Parry McCluer (46-36) and Rappahannock County (60-18) but lost to Harrisonburg (53-24) and to Bull Run District rival Strasburg (40-36).
Three Clarke wrestlers — Guido Marasco (120 pounds), Ben Wallace (170) and Ryan Huff (285) — went 5-0 to lead the Eagles. Clarke’s Logan Withers (182) and Cody Schneeman (106) each finished 4-1.