Cumberland Times-News

December 18, 2012

Allegany beats BW, 63-31

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Sharice Kessel scored 10 points to lead Allegany’s balance attack in its first City game of the season, defeating Bishop Walsh 63-31 Monday evening at Campobello.

Every Camper scored as the Trojans controlled the Spartans from start to finish. Allegany led 19-9 and 31-16 in the first half before taking 50-20 cushion into the final period.

Bishop Walsh’s Nicole Ross scored a game-high 14 points with four baskets, including two three-pointers, and making four out of five from the free-throw line.

Along with Kessel, Courtney Landis and Kailee Selders each had nine points, and Brianna Benko and Micah Wormack each finished with seven.

Allegany also won the jayvee game, 49-18. Kyleigh Sellers led with 13 points. Maggie Matthews scored nine for the Spartans.

Allegany (3-2 overall, 3-1 Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference, 1-0 City) hosts Boonsboro Thursday at 7:30. The junior varsity game tips off at 6 p.m. Bishop Walsh (0-5 overall and AMAC, 0-2 City) visits Frankfort Wednesday evening.

Petersburg    40

East Hardy    34

PETERSBURG, W.Va. — Petersburg was able to hold East Hardy at arms length all night as the Vikings evened their record at 3-3 with a win over the Cougars on Monday.

Megan Cook scored a game-high 19 points, accounting for just under half of the Vikings total offensive output. Brittany Bible added eight points.

The Vikings got out of the first quarter with a 15-10 lead and the margin stayed there for the rest of the night. They held a 21-17 lead at halftime and led 31-25 after three quarters.

Marilyn Cassell led the Cougars by scoring 17 points.

The two teams with play again on Wednesday at East Hardy.

Hampshire    52

Jefferson    43

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Alexis Nickleson went for 13 points and Rachel Shawen had a double-double during Hampshire’s nine-point win over Jefferson Monday at Hampshire.

Shawen had 11 rebounds to match her 11 points in the win, while Nickleson paired four field goals with a 5-for-8 performance at the foul line to score 13 points. Allison Fout hit three three-pointers for nine points.

The Cougars held a 12-10 lead after one period, but the Trojans moved in front and led 28-23 at the half. The lead grew to nine points at 40-31 at the end of the third.

Jefferson’s Liza Silver scored 15 points before foul trouble forced her from the floor.

Hampshire steamrolled Jefferson, 87-9, in the jayvee contest. Ericka Gordon had 25 points.

Hampshire (4-1) stays home to play Mountain Ridge on Wednesday.

Preston    78

Northern    58

ACCIDENT  — Allison Yommer and Kirsten Rayner both finished with double-doubles, but Preston was just too much for the Huskies on Monday.

Yommer led Northern with 24 points and 14 rebounds, and Kirsten Rayner had 13 boards to go with 14 points. Rhiannon Dodge scored nine points in the loss.

Carly Goode posted the most points for Preston with 21 and Karly Kelly added 16. M.J. Braham scored 17 points before fouling out.

Preston doubled up on Northern by the end of the first quarter (24-12) and led 42-26 entering halftime. It held a 25-point lead (58-33) heading into the fourth.

Marley McRoby scored 17 points in Preston’s 34-24 win of the junior varsity game. Emma Edwards was Northern’s high scorer with 10 points.

The Huskies (1-4) play Fort Hill at home on Wednesday.

Hyndman    43

Johnstown Ch.    32

JOHNSTOWN, Pa — Hope for Hyndman and JohnstownChristian battled back-and-forth through the first three quarters before the Hornets created some distance in the third to improve to 2-1 with a road win Monday evening.

The Hornets clung to a 10-8 lead after the first quarter, but it Johnstown that took a 18-17 lead with them to the locker room at halftime. Hyndman regained the lead in the third (29-26) and spread the margin even wider during the fourth.

Katie Cosgrove scored a game-high 16 points, and Jess Ringler finished with 10.

Johnstown’s M. Sprankle led her team with nine points.

The Hornets begin play in the Calvary Christian Academy Tournament on Friday.