FROM STAFF REPORTS
OAKLAND — Alicia Roth’s double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds helped top-ranked Southern build a big lead in the first half and hang on in the second to beat No. 5 Allegany 49-36 Monday evening at home.
Southern played its way to an 11-4 lead in the first quarter and led 25-10 at halftime. The Campers pulled themselves together to shave seven points off Southern’s lead and entered the fourth quarter trailing 32-24.
The Rams also got 12 points from Lauren Francillon and nine from Mandy Sweitzer. Sweitzer also added seven rebounds.
The Campers, who have lost four in a row, received 13 points from both Courtney Landis and Rachel Wormack.
The junior varsity game ended in a 40-30 win for Southern. Brianna Evans scored 20 points for the Rams, while Breanna Fagan scored eight for the Campers.
Southern remains undefeated in the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference (8-0) and is now 11-1 overall. It will play at No. 2 Mountain Ridge on Wednesday. Allegany (7-7, 4-6) hosts Central on Thursday.
Mountain Ridge 59
FROSTBURG — Shae Winner scored her 1,000th point as part of her game-high total 19 to lead second-ranked Mountain Ridge over Northern Monday evening at Mountain Ridge High School in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference game.
Winner’s sixth point was her 1,000th and came during a 21-0 first quarter that gave the Miners control of the game. She finished with eight after the first eight minutes and made nine baskets overall and was 1 of 4 from the line. She also pulled down five rebounds.
Mountain Ridge’s Sarah Raines added 15 points and had three assists, four steals and four rebounds.
Northern’s Kirsten Rayner finished with 18 points and Allison Yommer score 15.
Mountain Ridge led at halftime 30-16 and by 20, 42-22, after the third quarter.
The Miners also won the junior varsity game, 48-28. Three girls scored in double figures led by Molly Winner’s 12 points. Amy Blank added 11 and Ashlyn Hormuth had 10. Emily Parandhamaia had 10 for the Huskies.
Mountain Ridge (9-1 overall, 7-1 AMAC) hosts top-ranked Southern Wednesday. Northern (2-10, 2-10 AMAC) hosts Bishop Walsh Monday.
Bishop Walsh 31
CUMBERLAND — Calvary obtained an 11-point lead by the end of the first quarter, but had to fight off some stubborn Spartans during a six-point Eagles’ win Monday in Cumberland.
Karly Hipsley led the Eagles with 18 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, while Savannah Reed scored eight points and had five rebounds with three assists. Peyton Emerick added seven rebounds and six points.
Calvary ran out to a 14-3 lead after one quarter, but the Spartans cut the lead to six (16-10) at halftime. The Eagles extended it back to 10 at 26-16 going into the fourth.
Nicole Ross has 15 points to lead the Spartans. She also had nine rebounds. Julia Morin led the team on the boards with 13.
Calvary (9-5) plays at Union on Thursday. Bishop Walsh (1-16) is at Hancock on Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
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