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Quince Orchard upsets Wise to make it to the state finals against Perry Hall

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COLLEGE PARK—Wise’s unbeaten streak ended with the Quince Orchard Cougars, as the Pumas fell 55-52, the Cougars now state finalists along with their final opponent the Perry Hall Gators.

The Cougars, now 24-2, ended a 21-game undefeated streak for Wise that extended through the whole season. Once the Cougars got into their rhythm of slow-paced gameplay, Wise had trouble countering it with their speedy style of play as they struggled to dictate the game.

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Cougars overpower Rockets for MoCo’s 4A West championship

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QO vs. RM 4A West Regional ChampionshipDespite the best efforts of RM's Daryn Alexander, Quince Orchard's John Fierstein goes for a layup. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER  

SILVER SPRING – A second-half surge had the Quince Orchard Cougars (23-2) varsity boys’ basketball team sitting pretty atop the Montgomery County 4A West region, overpowering the Richard Montgomery Rockets (20-5) on Saturday afternoon at Blair High School gymnasium, 56-41.

With the win, the Cougars advance to the state semifinals to play Wise on Thursday at Xfinity Center in College Park.

The win “felt great,” said Cougars head coach Paul Foringer, in his 17th season for a Cougar program that has yet to win a state championship in basketball. “We always seem to come up short.”

Cougars senior forward John Fierstein (14 points), one of the stars of the game and the season for the Cougars, said the win was “amazing.”

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Boy cagers face challenges as hoop season begins

Seneca Valley came within a game of playing for a Maryland 3A state title last season but the Germantown public school has one of the county’s top returning players in senior guard Brandon Simpson.
A four-year varsity performer, Simpson averaged 13 points per game last season in leading the Screaming Eagles to a 3A state semifinal appearance.
Quince Orchard boasts perhaps the county’s top returning backcourt in seniors Johnny Fierstein and Matt Kelly who combined to average nearly 40 points per game last season.

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