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January 11, 2014

Southern beats Alco, 48-37

CUMBERLAND — Southern’s balanced attack offset a monster outing by Allegany’s Micah Wormack Saturday afternoon during the second-ranked Rams’ 48-37 win over the No. 5 Campers at Allegany High School in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference contest.

Southern’s four leading scorers all finished with 10 points apiece and the fifth player to score as right behind them with eight. Kamrin Weimer, Kambrie Bosley, Alicia Roth and Crystal Tobery all recorded 10 points. Weimer got her on three field goals and four perfect free-throw attempts, Bosley sank two threes and 4 of 5 foul shots and Roth got her 10 on five field goals. Tobery was 2 of 2 at the line and got eight points from the floor.

Lauren Francillon was the only other Ram to score, getting eight points for four field goals.

Allegany’s Wormack did all she could to keep her Campers in the mix by scoring a career-high 25 points, grabbing 17 rebounds, blocking five shots and coming away with three steals. Rachel Wormack was next on Allegany in scoring with six points.

The score stayed tight during the first half. Allegany had a 10-6 lead after the first and Southern jumped ahead 25-22 by halftime. The Rams extended the lead slightly to 35-31 after three quarters before closing things out in the fourth.

Brooklyn Flanigan had 10 points during Southern’s 35-23 junior varsity win. Margaret Neidhardt had eight points for Allegany.

The Rams (6-2, 3-0 AMAC) travel to Keyser for a battle of No. 1 vs. No.2 on Monday. Allegany (4-4, 3-2 AMAC) also remain in the conference to play at Northern on Monday.

St. Maria Goretti    42

Fort Hill    34

St. Maria Goretti rallied from a seven-point deficit at halftime to take a lead by the end of the third quarter and carry on for a 42-34 win over Fort Hill Saturday in Hagerstown.

The Gaels used three-pointers to help climb back into contention and finished the day with five of them. Johnson made three of them for nine points, and Mitchell added seven more points in the win.

Goretti got through a slow first quarter with a 7-5 lead, but Fort Hill went ahead 25-18 by halftime. The Gaels turned momentum to grab a 30-29 lead by the close of the third.

Sarah Lowery scored eight points to lead the Sentinels, with Alexis Kimmell adding seven more points.

Fort Hill (4-6) hosts East Hardy on Thursday.

Keyser    64

Berkeley Springs    26

Undefeated Keyser made short work of Berkeley Springs Saturday afternoon with an easy win at Keyser High.

The Golden Tornado, which improves to 9-0, was led by Lexi Carr with 17 points, with one of her six field goals going for three. Lexi Taylor also reached double figures with 11 points. Katlynn Tichnell and Katie Tasker both scored nine points.

Berkeley Springs was led by Sarah Haynes with 21 points.

Keyser took a 22-3 lead at the end of the first quarter, led 33-9 at the half and 51-14 at the end of three.

Keyser will host a big area game on Monday when it takes on Southern.

Bishop Walsh    50

Paw Paw    27

Bishop Walsh got 12 points from Nicole Ross and 10 from Haley Mock as the Spartans won their second straight game by beating Paw Paw Saturday afternoon in Cumberland.

Ross added three field goals to a 5 of 10 showing at the foul line to finish with 12. Mock added four steals to her 10 points, Abagail Sensabaugh added 10 rebounds and seven points and Maggie Czapski added eight steals.

The Spartans (5-8) snuck out to a 12-10 lead after one quarter, and increase the spread to seven points (25-18) by halftime. A 37-24 lead at the close of the third turned into a 23-point win.

Bella Harrold scored eight points and added 13 rebounds for the Pirates (2-6). Brandi Kidwell had 14 boards to go with seven points and Alivia Snyder finished with seven steals.

The Spartans’ jayvee team got a 42-12 win over Lighthouse, backed by Caleigh Shade’s 20 points. Tyra Allen scored 16 points for BW.

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