FROM STAFF REPORTS
ACCIDENT — Three girls scored in double figures and No. 1 Southern remained undefeated in the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference after beating Garrett County rival Northern, 73-37, on Thursday.
Alicia Roth put up 20 points on nine field goals and two free throws, while Mandy Sweitzer scored 14 points and Kambrie Bosley added 12. Lauren Francillion was a field goal away from joining them by finishing with eight points.
The Rams (9-1, 7-0) constructed an 11-point (18-7) lead after one quarter and were ahead 34-14 at halftime. Southern led by 32 points at 54-22 by the end of the third quarter.
Kirsten Rayner finished with 10 points as the Huskies’ leading scorer.
Southern won the jayvee game with Brianna Evans going for 16 points. Emily Parandhamaia led Northern with 11 points.
The Rams travel to play Musselman on Saturday, while the Huskies (2-10, 2-9) are at Mountain Ridge on Monday.
No. 5 Keyser 43
No. 4 Allegany 39
CUMBERLAND — After being neck-and-neck over the middle two quarters, fifth-ranked Keyser was able to edge No. 4 Allegany during the fourth quarter during the minor upset Thursday night at Campobello.
The Campers started the evening stronger than the Golden Tornado and carried a 12-6 lead from the first into the second quarter. Keyser closed the gap during the second quarter and trailed 18-17 at the break. Allegany was ahead 31-28 entering the fourth before Keyser took the lead later in the quarter.
Keyser’s Carly Grady had a game-high tying 16 points, adding two free throws to seven field goals. Alexis Carr and Sam Hoban both finished with eight points.
Allegany (7-6, 4-5 AMAC) received 16 points from Courtney Landis while Rachel Wormack scored 14.
The Campers took the junior varsity contest 46-42 on the back of Kyra Merril’s 18 points. Crystal Kuglar scored 12 for Keyser.
The Golden Tornado (9-5, 6-3) stays in conference to play at Hampshire on Monday. Allegany also plays on Monday at Southern.
No. 3 Fort Hill 48
East Hardy 32
BAKER, W.Va. — Alesha Jackson and Sarah Lowery combined for 30 points as third-ranked Fort Hill hit the gas in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 16-point win at East Hardy on Thursday.
Jackson scored a game-high 16 points and Sarah Lowery added 14 as the Sentinels improved to 8-3 with their fifth straight win. Jackson also led the team with six rebounds.
The schools went back-and-forth early with Fort Hill leading 13-8 after one quarter, but the Cougars took an 18-17 lead at halftime. The Sentinels retook the lead and carried a 26-22 score into the fourth quarter, where it outscored the Cougars 22-10.
East Hardy was led by Marilyn Cassell with 14 points and Rayann Foltz with eight.
Fort Hill hasn’t lost since suffering a 55-43 setback to Catoctin in the Mountain Ridge Christmas Tournament. It will return to AMAC action when it plays at Hampshire on Wednesday.
Keyser outlasts Allegany; Fort Hill wins at East Hardy
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