Cumberland Times-News

January 28, 2014

Campers cruise

Six players score 10 or more during 33-point win over Miners

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Darquel Jesse, Mario D’Atri and Bryce Nightengale all recorded double-doubles, and six Allegany players finished in double-digit scoring during the top-ranked Campers’ 93-60 win over Mountain Ridge Monday night.

Jesse scored a game-high 22 points and led Allegany with 11 rebounds, with Nightengale putting up 10 rebounds to go with 16 points. D’Atri got his double-double by adding 11 assists to 15 points. Darick Kerns was two boards away from a double-double, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds, and Trenton Eirich scored 13 points. Colton Sivic was the sixth player to score in double figures by adding 10.

The Campers (12-1, 8-0 Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference) constructed a 25-12 cushion during the first quarter and stretched their lead to 49-23 at halftime. Allegany had doubled up the Miners by the start of the fourth quarter by leading 74-37.

Steven Glasbrenner was one of three Miners to score 10 or more by finishing with a team-high 19. Rashawn Johnson added 14 points and Kevin Gamble scored 11.

Jason Copman had 22 points and grabbed 21 rebounds during Allegany’s 51-35 junior varsity win. Carson Imes added 12 points. Lucas Lowery scored 11 points in the loss.

The Campers play Southern at home on Friday before playing a rescheduled contest at home with Keyser on Saturday. Mountain Ridge (6-6, 2-3) hosts Northern, also on Friday.

No. 2 Fort Hill 57, Keyser 53

CUMBERLAND — Tyler Michael scored a game-high 20 points and added 10 rebounds to help No. 2 Fort Hill avenge an early-season loss to Keyser by beating the Golden Tornado 57-53 Monday evening.

Keyser (5-5, 2-4 AMAC) led after each of the first three quarters, but Dalton Gaus and K’Shaun Powell combined to go 10 for 11 from the foul line in the fourth to help rally a 22-point performance by the Sentinels. Entering the fourth quarter Fort Hill trailed Keyser 40-35, but behind Gaus and Powell it converted on 12 of their 14 foul shot attempts during the fourth frame to aid in the victory.  

In a game decided by four points, the difference seemed to take place at the foul line with the Sentinels shooting 86 percent, as opposed to 53 percent by the Golden Tornado.

Gaus finished with 14 points and Powell added 13.

Ryan Kunis was Keyser’s leading scoring with 15 points.

Fort Hill (10-4, 5-3 AMAC) won the junior varsity game 55-44. Brayden Brown, Lennon Squires, and Jordan Warner each had 12 points for the Sentinels, while Isaiah Bartlett scored a game-high 17 points for Keyser.

Keyser won the freshman game 48-21. E. Courtney scored nine points for the Golden Tornado and Nathan Graves scored 10 for the Sentinels.

Fort Hill will play next Thursday at home against Hope for Hyndman. Keyser is scheduled to face Northern at home today.

Bishop Walsh 62, Frankfort 57

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Kier Turner scored 24 points, with four coming in overtime, and hauled in 16 rebounds to help send Bishop Walsh past Frankfort.

Turner made seven field goals and 10 of 12 free throws for the Spartans (6-10), who have won three of their last four. Max Paver added 13 points and Darius Berry had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Jacob Young had 23 points, eight rebounds and three 3-point goals for Frankfort. Devin Alt and Nick Smith had 10 points and Gavin Mauzy added eight assists for Frankfort (3-9).

A close game throughout, BW led 23-20 at halftime, and it was tied at 34 entering the fourth quarter. The Spartans led 54-52 in the closing seconds when Alt hit a jumper along the baseline to tie it and force overtime.

Turner went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line as BW outscored Frankfort 8-4 in the overtime.

“I’m glad that we pulled this game out,’’ said Bishop Walsh coach Mike Allen. “We haven’t been able to win many close games so far, but it feels like we’ve lost a ton. Hopefully, this will help us build confidence and momentum in these types of games.”

Frankfort won the jayvee game 46-24 with Alt and Seth Leedom scoring 13 points each. Nolan Andreason had nine for BW.

The Mountain Ridge freshmen beat the Frankfort freshmen in the first game of the night 23-18. Kaden McElhenny and Bryce Miller had four points for the Miners and Bryce Hanlin had six for the Falcons.

Bishop Walsh plays at Southern and Frankfort visits Petersburg on Wednesday.

Calvary 54, Paw Paw 33

CRESAPTOWN — Matt Dillow hit five three-point goals and finished with a game-high 27 points as Calvary avenged an earlier loss to Paw Paw.

Caleb Snyder added 15 points for the Eagles, who overcame a sluggish first half, erased a 19-17 halftime deficit and took control of the game with a 25-point third quarter.

Calvary (5-8), which had lost at Paw Paw 65-39 two weeks ago, outscored Paw Paw 37-14 in the second half.

Josh Newlon had 14 points and River Weese nine for Paw Paw (5-7).

“It was good to get a win in the rematch,’’ Calvary coach Matt Dillow said. “We struggled in the first half but turned it on in the third quarter to break it open. Our defense was excellent. We got a lot of good defensive play and teamwork.”

Calvary is scheduled to play at Faith in Martinsburg, W.Va., tonight at 7 p.m., after the junior varsity and girls games.

Hyndman 69, Hancock 60

HANCOCK — Micah Stair and Seth Cook both reached the 20-point barrier Monday evening as HOPE for Hyndman hurried past Hancock for a 69-60 win.

Stair finished with a game-high 23 points and Cook added an even 20 during the nine-point win. Josh Hiquet was in double figures with 11 points and Jordan Hiquet finished with nine. M.J. Messenger scored just four points, but led the team with 10 rebounds.

The Hornets lead from start to finish, but the Panthers never allowed them to run away. Hyndman got out to a 16-11 lead after one quarter and 31-23 at the end of two. It carried a 47-41 lead into the fourth quarter.

Jordan Tosten led Hancock with 19, while Jesse Wolford and Skyler Faith both scored 17.

Hunter Scaife scored nine points during Hyndman’s 43-33 loss in the jayvee game.

The Hornets (6-9) will play Thursday at Fort Hill.

Moorefield 66, East Hardy 43

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Chris Paugh came off the bench to score a career-high 21 points to go with 12 rebounds in leading Moorefield to a win over East Hardy Monday evening.

Paugh made eight field goals and hit all five of his foul shots and was aided by 10 rebounds on the offensive end alone. Tyler Smith also had a big night on the glass and finished with a double-double of his own, 15 points and 10 rebounds. Greg Franklin added 13 points for the Yellow Jackets, who stopped a four-game slide with the win.

East Hardy’s Michael Miller scored 11 points and Andy Holliday added 10.

Moorefield led 13-4 and 30-13 at the end of the first two quarters and was ahead 52-30 after three.

Moorefield won the jayvee game.

The Yellow Jackets (4-7) play at Pendleton on Wednesday.