Carroll Varsity Roundup: Snyder, Winters Mill girls clip city rival Westminster

Winters Mill's Erin Snyder moves the ball against South Carroll.
Winters Mill's Erin Snyder moves the ball against South Carroll.(Times File Photo)

Winters Mill senior Erin Snyder converted two free throws with less than 5 seconds to play in Friday’s girls basketball clash with city rival Westminster, and the Falcons survived a game-winning attempt just before the buzzer to win 43-42 in Carroll County Athletic League action.

Snyder finished with 14 points and seven rebounds, and Kolby Brown added 12 points for Winters Mill (4-4, 3-1 in the CCAL).


Zoe Costley dominated with 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Owls (5-4, 2-2).

JV result: WM, 34-26 (WM-Becca Thompson 8).

Francis Scott Key 43, South Carroll 39

Recap: At Uniontown, Savannah Brooks scored 17 points and Karla Stonesifer added nine for the Eagles (8-1, 4-0 CCAL). Sara Warthen netted eight points for Key. SC fell to 5-4, 2-2 despite 11 points from Rachel Tackett and 10 from Sydni Carroll.

Boys Basketball

South Carroll 54, Francis Scott Key 45

Recap: At Winfield, Carson Scott paced the Cavaliers (4-5, 2-2 CCAL) with 17 points and Dylan Graham added 16. Ryan Gallagher netted 10 points for SC. Noah Vipond and Kyle Williams had 10 points apiece for FSK (1-9, 0-4).

Westminster 66, Winters Mill 44

Recap: At Westminster, the host Owls improved to 5-3 (3-1 CCAL) behind 13 points apiece from Terrence McDonald and Joe Wright. Drue Giles scored 11, and Christian Etchison added 10. Chandler Gentzel poured in a game-high 20 for the Falcons (2-7, 0-4).


Gerstell 72, St. John’s Catholic Prep 64

Recap: At Frederick, Anthony Carpenter had 16 points and Ahmad Harrison scored 14 for the Falcons (8-6, 3-0 MIAA B Conference). Tyler Tillery finished with 15 points for Gerstell, which enjoyed a 37-25 halftime edge.


Manchester Valley 78, Fallston 6

Recap: At Fallston, the Mavericks (13-10) rolled thanks to eight pins — Andy York, Abel Herndon, Heathe Hernandez, Robert Brown, Chad Schaffer, Thomas Chenoweth, Jake Richards, and Adam Mattson.