Cumberland Times-News

December 24, 2013

FH’s second half too much for Clear Spring

Dalton Gaus scores 31 to lead Sentinels’ 72-51 victory

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— CLEAR SPRING — Dalton Gaus scored a game-high 31 points to power undefeated Fort Hill over Clear Spring 72-51 Monday evening at Clear Spring.

Gaus made 12 baskets, including three three-pointers, and hit 4 of 5 free throws to lead the Sentinels. Sidney Carroll added 13 points and Kris Jackson scored 10. The Sentinels shot seven three-pointers to Clear Spring’s three.

Fort Hill ended the tight first half up one, 24-23, but came out in the second half on a 25-15 run to the end the third quarter up 49-38.

Fort Hill gave up 13 points to Clear Spring’s Spencer Shultz.

The Sentinels won the junior varsity game 74-58 and took the freshman game, 50-35.

Fort Hill (5-0) will participate in the Bill Bowers Christmas Classic beginning on Friday at 5:30 p.m. against Bishop Walsh. St. Maria Goretti will play host Allegany at 7 p.m.

Frankfort    51

Keyser    44

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Chase Detrick scored 23 points and sophomore Jacob Young added 17 to push Frankfort past Keyser Monday evening.

The score remained close throughout the first three quarters with the Falcons leading 14-11 and 24-23 after the first two, but Keyser rallied to take a 33-32 lead into the fourth. Frankfort was able to build a lead early in the fourth before using a stong showing at the foul line to pull away at the end.

The Falcons were 18 for 26 overall from the line, and 10 of 14 during the fourth.

Detrick made six field goals and went 10 for 13 at the line to total 23 points, while Young added six rebounds to his 17 points. Gavin Mauzy had seven rebounds to go with six points.

Devin Alt made a layup with seven seconds remaining to send Frankfort to a 59-59 junior varsity win. Hunter McTaggert scored 21 points and Amonte Turner had 28.

Nate Streitbeck scored 20 points for Frankfort during a 46-35 win in the freshmen game.

Frankfort (2-2) plays at Hampshire in the Trojans Holiday Tournament on Friday, 6 p.m., against Spring Mills. Keyser (1-3) plays Saturday when it hosts East Fairmont.

Hyndman    45

Paw Paw    44

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Seth Cook gave Hyndman a one-point lead with 10 seconds remaining and the Hornets held off Paw Paw from a miracle of its own during a win Monday evening in Hyndman.

Cook’s final basket gave him 12 points and made him one of three players to finish with a dozen points. Josh Hiquet and Micah Stair also finished with 12 points.

The Hornets led 14-7 after one quarter, but Paw Paw turned things around to lead 26-22 at halftime. The Pirates still led 33-32 after three quarters before Hyndman came back in the fourth.

The Pirates got a game-high 18 points from River Weese and 11 from Robbie Mills. Josh Newlon finished with nine points.

Taylor Gross scored 11 points as Hyndman won the jayvee game, 34-30.

The Hornets (3-3) play Mountain Ridge Friday in the first night of the Berlin Holiday Tournament.

Moorefield    55

Pocahontas    39

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Dakota Vetter had a double-double of 10 points and just as many rebounds Monday to lead Moorefield past Pocahontas County and even their record through four games.

The Yellow Jackets had a total of 25 steals and had three players finish with six each. Aaron Cole had six to go with a game-high 20 points, while Greg Franklin and Shane Myers also had six apiece.

Austin Williams had 14 points in the win.

For Pocahontas, Steven Mick had 11 points and JD Hensler added nine.

Moorefield plays in Petersburg’s Holiday Tournament beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday.