From Staff Reports
CUMBERLAND — Seniors David Proietti and Tyler Michael each scored 14 points to lead second-ranked Fort Hill over Hope for Hyndman 63-36 Thursday evening at Fort Hill High School.
Fort Hill (11-4, 5-3 Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference) jumped out to an 11-point first quarter lead which increased to a 34-11 halftime advantage behind a 19-point second quarter. The Sentinels matched their second-quarter total in the third to help create a 32-point cushion heading into the final quarter.
Freshman Brayden Brown finished third on the team in scoring with eight points as Fort Hill had 10 players score.
Hyndman drops its second straight game despite strong efforts from both Josh and Jordan Hiquet with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Fort Hill won the junior varsity game 56-24. Jordan Warner scored 14 points to lead the Sentinels while Ethan York added 11. Hunter Scaife scored a game-high 16 points for Hyndman.
Fort Hill will host University of Morgantown in a tripleheader on Tuesday. Hyndman (6-10) will be at home against Mountain Ridge on Monday at 7:30.
No. 5 Hampshire 88, Keyser 41
ROMNEY, W.Va. — Dane Heavener and Travis Clower combined to score 56 points to outscore the entire Keyser squad during Hampshire’s win against the Golden Tornado.
Heavener finished with a game-high 30 points, making six 3-pointers out of seven total field goals and going flawless in 10 tries from the line. Clower added a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds to go with five assists and four steals.
Ethan Smith gave the Trojans another 11 points, six rebounds and three steals.
Keyser’s Josh Hoban and Ryan Streets led the team with eight points each.
Hampshire won the junior varsity game, 50-32, on John Judy’s 18 points. Turner scored 10 for Keyser.
The Trojans play Tuesday when they visit Spring Mills. Keyser plays at Allegany on Saturday.
Turkeyfoot 71, Union 66
MOUNT STORM, W.Va. — Travis Murphy scored a career-high 36 points and hauled in 15 rebounds, but Union came up just short in an effort to rally past Turkeyfoot on Thursday.
Brandon McClintock scored 22 points in the win and Brent Harbaugh added 12 in a game where the Rams led for most of the evening.
Murphy saved his best for the final quarter, hitting half of his field goals and all four of his threes in the period to account for half of his final output. He may have had more if he didn’t foul out with 1:30 remaining.
Caleb Tallman scored nine points and Tyler Seabolt added eight for the Tigers.
Turkeyfoot led 12-8 after one quarter and 33-26 at the half before it increased the lead to double digits during the third and went into the fourth with a 53-40 lead. Union got as close as four with the late surge in the fourth.
The Tigers (4-8) play at Trinity in Morgantown on Saturday at 1:30.
Bishop Walsh JV 23
CUMBERLAND — Tyrae Barmore scored 14 points, leading a balanced attack from Allegany, and the Campers’ freshmen team beat the Bishop Walsh jayvees 59-23 Thursday afternoon at Allegany.
Logan Milburn added 12 points for the Campers, Jaden Jesse scored nine and Sean Rhodes and Ryan Miller both had eight.
The Spartans got 10 points out of Joseph DeJoice and five from Zach Conroy.
Allegany hosts Southern at 1 o’clock on Saturday.
SHOR GAP, W.Va — Bryson Bittinger and Logan Hinebaugh scored 14 points apiece to send Southern to a 10-point win over Frankfort Thursday in freshman basketball.
The Falcons were led by Brett Whiteman with 11 points and Carter Houdersheldt with eight.
Zach Harvey added seven points for the Rams.
Southern (3-4) plays Saturday at Allegany at 1 p.m. Frankfort (6-6) plays at home Tuesday against Berkeley Springs.
Fort Hill 57
Berkeley Springs 27
CUMBERLAND — The Fort Hill freshman boys defeated Berkeley Springs at Fort Hill gymnasium late Thursday afternoon. Nathanial Graves was the Sentinels leading scorer with 14 points. John Moore had eight for Berkeley Springs. Fort Hill will play at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday in the first game of a tripleheader at home against University.