Cumberland Times-News

February 7, 2014

Alco rolls

No. 1 Campers cruise over Hyndman

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Four players scored in double figures and 11 players found a way into the point column for Allegany as the top-ranked Campers smothered Hyndman 98-35 Friday night at Campobello.

Trenton Eirich was the leading scorer with 21 points and Darquel Jessie added 20 points. Mario D’Atri finished with 13, eight assists and five rebounds and Eirich added five steals and three assists to his point total.

The Campers raced out to a 25-13 lead in the first and kept up the pace by leading 51-23 by halftime and 84-30 through three quarters.

Colton Sivic added 10 points and Dajaun Pendergast scored nine in the win.

Micah Stair scored nine points for the Hornets. Jordan Hiquet added seven.

It’s the 11th win in a row for the 15-1 Campers, who play again today at 4 p.m. when they hosts MATHS.

Hyndman (7-11) plays Mountain Ridge at home on Tuesday.

No. 3 Petersburg    69

Moorefield    19

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Petersburg went on the road to Moorefield on Friday night in a convincing 50-point victory.

The win was the ninth consecutive for the Vikings, who moved to 11-2.

Brian George scored 19 points to lead Petersburg. Grant Shanholtz added 14 points and had four assists. Marshall Wratchford scored 10 points and had seven rebounds.

Caleb Kite had five points for Moorefield.

The Vikings displayed a smothering defense early, holding the Yellow Jackets to only one field goal in the first quarter while hitting full stride on offense and taking a 19-3 lead.

Petersburg maintained its pace throughout the second quarter and went to the half with a 37-7 lead. The Vikings  dominated the game on the defensive end of the court during the second half and held a 56-15 lead at the end of the third quarter.

The Vikings out-rebounded Moorefield 38-13.

Petersburg hosts Keyser in a make-up game tonight.

Bishop Walsh    58

Mountain Ridge    34

CUMBERLAND — Kier Turner scored 16 points, Max Paver had 13 and Bishop Walsh scored 25 fourth-quarter points to put away Mountain Ridge and avenge a loss to the Miners two weeks ago.

The Spartans led the whole way in the rematch, and were up by 10, 26-16, at halftime. It was 33-25 after three quarters before BW outscored Mountain Ridge 25-9 in the fourth.

“We felt like we let one get away the last time we played them so the boys wanted this one bad,’’ said Bishop Walsh coach Mike Allen, referring to the Miners’ 47-38 win Jan. 24. “We finally had a game when everything seemed to come together at the right time.

“We were hitting shots, getting rebounds and playing smart  basketball. Coach (Michael) Fields and I have been preaching hard work and dedication and it paid off tonight.”

Darius Berry finished with eight points and eight rebounds, Paver had seven rebounds and four assists, Isaac Mourier six points and seven rebounds and Billy Taylor five assists for BW (7-12, 4-4 AMAC), which made seven three-point shots.

Justin Halbritter led Mountain Ridge (7-8, 3-5) with 12 points.

On Monday, Mountain Ridge travels to Hyndman while Bishop Walsh hosts Keyser.

Northern    54

Frankfort    48

ACCIDENT — Trevon Jones registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 assists, and Northern pulled away from Frankfort in the fourth quarter to get the win.

The Huskies led 13-9 after one quarter but the Falcons were up 25-23 at halftime. It was tied 36-all through three periods. Kyle Sherbin scored all six of his points in the fourth quarter to help lift the Huskies to victory.

Kyle Klotz finished with 11 points and Jonah Schneider and Brett Oates had eight for Northern (4-11). Chase Detrick led Frankfort (3-11) with 16 points and Trenton Hamilton had 13.

Northern also won the jayvee game, 59-47. Austin Evans scored 15 and Brendan Palmer 10 for the Huskies. Hunter McTaggart and Nathan Strietbeck 15 for the Falcons.

Northern will go for the series sweep and Frankfort will seek revenge when the two teams meet again Monday, in a makeup game, at Frankfort.

Heritage    64

Calvary     48

CRESAPTOWN — Heritage’s Nate Padey and Chris Harrell had 16 points each and held Calvary down on offense during the Eagles’ 16-point Mason-Dixon Christian Conference loss Friday evening.

Calvary’s sluggish start and Heritage’s defense led to an 11-2 score in the first quarter and a 31-11 lead at halftime. Heritage was ahead 50-25 after three quarters.

Calvary received a 10-point effort from Caleb Snyder and nine points from Matt Dillow.

Cullin Nite had 12 points for Heritage, joining Padey and Harrell in double digits.

Calvary (8-11, 4-7 MDCC) hosts Union Monday at 6:30.