From Staff Reports
WILLIAMSPORT — Sterling Christy scored 26 points to lead the Williamsport Wildcats to a 64-45 win over Mountain Ridge in the first round of the Maryland 2A West Section playoffs Thursday night at Williamsport.
Christy hit field goals, four of them three-pointers, and dropped in a pair of free throws. Michael Riley scored 16 points for the Wildcats, hitting a pair of three-pointers as well, as Cameron Cross scored 12.
Mountain Ridge was led by Rashawn Johnson with 19 points. Johnson hit six field goals, three of them three-pointers.
Williamsport led 12-6 after the first quarter, 25-16 at the half, and 47-28 entering the fourth.
Mountain Ridge concludes its season with a 9-13 record.
Pendleton 68, Union 32
FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Pendleton County outscored Union 22-2 in the opening quarter and the Tigers were never able to recover and closed out the regular season with a 36-point loss to the Wildcats on Wednesday.
After carrying the 20-point lead into the second quarter, the score moved to 36-16 at halftime and to 52-16 after three quarters.
Logan Cooper led three Pendleton players that scored in double figures with 14 points. Evan Arrington added 12 points and Luke Yokum added 11.
Union’s Tyler Seabolt had eight points and seven rebounds.
The Tigers enter the playoffs at 6-16 and will play in the West Virginia Class A Region II, Section 1 Playoffs at Tygarts Valley, 6 p.m., Saturday.
Mtn. Ridge, Fort Hill win
Eddie Rogers Tournament
FROSTBURG — Lucas Lowry scored 14 points to earn Most Valuable Player honors and led Mountain Ridge to its second straight Eddie Rogers Junior Varsity Tournament title with a 50-37 win over Hampshire Thursday at Mountain Ridge.
Fort Hill used a 44-33 win over Southern to capture the freshmen crown, while the Frankfort junior varsity and freshmen teams won each of the consolation games.
The Miners wrapped up a 20-1 season with the 13-point win over the Trojans. Lowry added the 14 points to the 12 he scored in a win over Bishop Walsh on Monday. John Judy had 15 points for Hampshire.
Hunter McTaggart and Nathan Strietbeck had 13 points apiece as the Falcons took the JV consolation by beating the Spartans 45-31. Ryan Dunn had 11 in the loss.
Dunn and McTaggart were listed to the All-Tournament team, and were joined by Tyler Andes of Hampshire, and Justin Halbritter and Hayden Lindsey of Mountain Ridge.
Nathaniel Graves scored 18 points to push the Sentinels over Southern in the freshmen championship. Bryson Bittinger tried to keep the Rams competitive with 11 points.
Tyler Shanholtz scored 13 points in the freshmen consolation, which went 35-31 to the Falcons. Garrett Whitaker had 13 points for the Miners.
Now in its 14th year, the Eddie Rogers Memorial Tournament is played in memory of Eddie Rogers Jr., who died in 2000 when a train derailed in Bloomington. All proceeds from the tournament go towards the Eddie Rogers Scholarship Fund.