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February 22, 2014

Petersburg stops Keyser, 68-40

KEYSER, W.Va. — Brian George scored 14 points to lead a balanced scoring attack and third-ranked Petersburg held Keyser to 15 second-half points for a convincing 68-40 road win on Saturday night.

Ten players scored for Petersburg, which jumped out to an early 19-12 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Vikings were able to extend their lead to 15 at 27-12 and went to the half with a 33-25 lead.

During the second half, Petersburg clamped down on defense, holding Keyser to three points in the third quarter and padding the lead to 43-28. The Vikings heated up on the offensive end and built a 30-point lead at 66-36 at the 2:35 mark of the fourth.

George added 10 rebounds for a double-double for the Vikings, who outrebounded Keyser 36-15. Jace Shanholtz had nine points and Grant Shanholtz and Ryan VanMeter handed out four assists.

Wes Nelson led Keyser with 10 points and Hunter Kasmier had eight.

Keyser won the junior varsity game 48-43 and was led in scoring by Aaron Miller with 11 and Quinton Peck with 10. Stone Hymes led Petersburg with 15 points.

Petersburg (14-3) will host Tucker County on Wednesday. Keyser (9-11) hosts Northern on Monday.

Northern    63

Hancock    26


ACCIDENT — Adam Warnick scored 22 points and Kollin Keister added 16 as Northern overpowered visiting Hancock Saturday night.

Nine Huskies scored, and Keister hit four of Northern’s nine-three point goals on the night. Kyle Klotz added eight points for Northern (6-14), which led 35-9 at halftime.

Jordan Tosten led Hancock (0-18) with 12 points.

Northern won the jayvee game 41-28 behind a 20-point game by Austin Evans. Jake Reed had nine for Hancock.

Northern ends its regular season Monday at Keyser.

Friday

Pendleton    73

Petersburg    69


FRANKLIN, W.Va. — In a meeting of two teams riding hot streaks, Petersburg did not have an answer for Pendleton’s Evan Arrington, who scored a game-high 36 points to lead Pendleton County  to a four-point win.

 Brian George led Petersburg with 25 points and 12 rebounds, while Grant Shanholtz added 19 points. Logan Cooper added 16 points for Pendleton County.

The teams traded baskets with each other throughout the first quarter with Petersburg grabbing a slim, 15-13, lead. The Wildcats came on strong in the second and went to the half with a 33-28 lead. The tempo remained the same throughout the third quarter and Pendleton County built a 41-31 lead with 4:38 remaining, and lead 48-40 at the end of the quarter.

The offenses blew up in the fourth and combined to score 54 points, and the Wildcats pushed their lead out to thirteen at 58-45 with 3:15 left. Petersburg cut a large chunck out of that deficit, but could come no closer than three on several occasions as the Wildcats closed out the game from the free-throw line to secure the victory.  

The Wildcats had won nine of their last 10 going into Friday while the Vikings had won 11 straight.

Petersburg (13-3) travels to Keyser on Saturday while Pendleton County (14-4) hosts Union on Wednesday.

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