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January 11, 2014

Livingston lifts Miners over Rockwood, 71-69

FROSTBURG — Michael Livingston scored the last of his 21 points with five seconds remaining to break a 69-all tie and lift Mountain Ridge to a 71-69 win over visiting Rockwood Saturday afternoon.

Livingston made six field goals and went 7 of 8 at the foul line to collect his 21, but his was his jumper from the foul line in the closing seconds that finally sealed the win for the Miners. Kevin Gamble gave Mountain Ridge 19 points and Steven Glasbrenner added 13 more. Brady Folk chipped in with nine points and Rashawn Johnson did his part with eight.

The teams were neck-and-neck during the first two quarters with Rockwood leading 11-10 after one and the score being tied at 34 by halftime. Mountain Ridge opened a 10-point advantage during the third quarter, but had to hold off the Rockets to win in the fourth.

Ethan Keifer scored 24 points for Rockwood and Brady Yachere scored 16.

The junior varsity game went to the Miners, 54-40. Dylan Williams scored 12 points, Hayden Lindsey added 10 and Justin Halbritter also had 10.

Mountain Ridge (4-3) hosts Broadfording on Tuesday.

No. 4 Southern        68

Northern Calvert        61

Lucas Ritchie bombed six threes onto Northern Calvert and Southern made 10 shots outside of 3-point line to stay ahead of Northern Calvert Saturday afternoon.

Ritchie’s outside shooting led him to a game-high 23 points, with teammates Josh Adams and Clay Todd aiding the cause by also scoring in double figures. Adams had 16 points and Todd finished with 14.

The Rams worked their way to a 17-15 edge in the first and were tied with Calvert, 31-31, at halftime. Southern secured a 47-43 lead after three quarter and used four of their 10 3-pointers to hold the lead in the fourth.

DJ Workuff scored 20 points in the loss. Sammy Thomas added 15.

Taylor Fazenbaker scored 16 points and Brent Gebhardt had 13 in Southern’s 53-43 JV win.

The Rams (5-4) play Tucker at home on Wednesday.

No. 5 Hampshire        65

Bishop Walsh        59

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Travis Clower poured in 38 points and made 18 of 23 free throws to carry Hampshire past Bishop Walsh for its fourth straight victory.

Clower, a junior guard averaging 25 points entering the game, made 7 of 10 two-point shots and 2 of 5 three-pointers in leading the Trojans (5-2). He also had 11 rebounds and four assists in a dominating performance.

Bishop Walsh’s Kier Turner also had a big night, finishing with 30 points. He made 10 field goals, two three-pointers, and 8 of 10 foul shots. Isaac Mourier added 11.

Hampshire led 30-28 at halftime but outscored BW 19-10 in the third for a 49-38 lead. The Trojans led by as many as 13 in the fourth, but allowed the Spartans (3-8) to get close by making only 12 of 22 foul shos in the quarter.

The game included 49 fouls with four players fouling out.

Hampshire also won the jayvee game.

Hampshire visits Hedgesville on Tuesday night. Bishop Walsh will host Allegany on Saturday at 7:30.

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