From Staff Reports
CUMBERLAND — Three Allegany players scored in double figures as the Campers bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 72-38 win over Bishop Walsh in the concluding game of the two-day Bill Bowers Christmas Tournament at Allegany.
Trenton Eirich led the way for Allegany (5-1) with 18 points, while Darquel Jessie scored 14 and Bryce Nightengale scored 12. Mario D’Atri handed out 10 assists for the Campers, Nightengale had six steals and Darick Kerns nine rebounds to go with eight points.
Ten Campers scored in the game.
Bishop Walsh (2-6) was led by Kier Turner with eight points and Max Paver and Issac Mourier with seven each.
Alco took a 15-13 lead at the end of one, led 39-20 at the half and 63-28 entering the fourth.
Allegany will host Mountain Ridge on Friday. Bishop Walsh host Frankfort on Thursday.
St. Maria Goretti 62
Fort Hill 41
CUMBERLAND — St. Maria Goretti outscored the Sentinels 15-5 in the second quarter to put them in a bind they couldn’t escape from as the Sentinels suffered their first loss of the season Saturday afternoon in the Bill Bowers Christmas Classic at Allegany.
The Sentinels slip to 6-1 and return to action when they play at Hyndman on Thursday.
The Gaels opened an 11-8 lead in the first, but the big second quarter gave them a 26-13 lead at halftime. The lead was 16 points, 47-31, by the end of the third.
Notre Dame prospect Martin Geben scored 15 points for Goretti, while Dante Doleman added 11.
Fort Hill got a team-high 15 points from Dalton Gaus. Tyler Michael scored 10 points.
National Academy 72
OAKLAND — Derek Hinebaugh hit a game-winning layup as time expired Saturday evening to lift Southern over National Academy in the second day of the 1st United Bank Snowball Classic at Southern High School.
Hinebaugh had 13 points for the night and none were more important, or easier than his final two. National Academy trailed by one with nine seconds remaining, but drove the length of the floor and took the lead with 5.3 left. Southern answered just as quickly, getting the quick shot from Hinebaugh to move to 3-4.
Clay Todd scored 17 points, Lucas Ritchie added 15 and Josh Adams scored 11 as four Rams scored in double figures. Todd and Adams represented Southern on the All-Tournament Team.
Chase led National with a game-high 18 points, and Jamal Williams earned all-tournament honors with 11 points. Brown added 12.
Hereford defeated Brooke Point (Va.) 55-47 in the championship game behind MVP Gabe Cerbelli.
Julian Swinton, of Brooke Point, was named the MOP, with Aaron Geschwilm (Hereford( and Omari Williams (Brooke Point) were all-tournament selections.
Southern (3-4) plays at Northern on Friday after Monday’s game with St. Mary’s Ryken has been cancelled.
Hope for Hyndman 36
BERLIN, Pa. — J. Snyder scored 18 points to lead Berlin over Hope for Hyndman Charter School in the second round of the Berlin Holiday Tournament on Saturday.
T. Ward scored 11 for Berlin, while Josh Hiquet scored 14 for Hope for Hyndman and Jordan Hiquet eight.
Hope for Hyndman (3-5) will host Fort Hill on Thursday.
East Fairmont 64
KEYSER, W.Va. — Ryan Streets scored 18 points and Malik Harper added 15 to lead Keyser past East Fairmont 69-64 as the Golden Tornado evened its record at 3-3.
Streets made five field goals and was 7 of 9 on his foul shots to reach 18 and Harper to got 15 on five field goals and three free throws. Ryan Kunis ass 12 points, and Wes Nelson had 10 rebounds to go with five points.
East Fairmont’s Greely led his team with 17 points. Johnson scored 13 and Vincent added 12. Mills also finished with 12.
Keyser trailed early on, falling behind by as many as 16 and trailing 18-9 after one quarter. A switch to man-to-man helped the Tornado get to 28-25 at halftime and they took a 47-40 lead into the fourth.
Quentin Peck had 12 points and Amonte Turner added eight in Keyser’s 54-39 jayvee win.
The Golden Tornado plays a tripleheader with Berkeley Springs on Friday beginning at 4:15.