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).
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.
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).
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.