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February 9, 2013

Miller lifts Frankfort

Falcons upset No. 1 Southern, 51-38; Keyser wins by 2

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Mikala Miller dropped 22 points to lead unranked Frankfort to a 51-38 upset victory over No. 1 Southern at Frankfort High School Friday evening.

Southern (15-2) was 12-0 in the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference coming in.

The Falcons got off to a 16-8 start but stumbled a bit in the second and still managed to lead 21-14 at the break.

In each of the next two quarters, the Rams scored 12 but Frankfort hit for 15 to clinch the upset.

Katie Jan added 14 points for the Falcons.

Alicia Roth scored 11 and Raeslee Weimer had 10 for Southern.

Frankfort also won the jayvee game, 37-32, behind 10 points and nine blocks from Autumn Cox. Brianna Evans led the Rams with 13.

Frankfort (9-10, 6-7 in the AMAC) hosts Allegany Monday at 6 p.m.

Southern will look to bounce back at Keyser Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Keyser    45

Berkeley Springs    43

KEYSER, W.Va. — Carly Grady hit four free throws in the fourth quarter, including two with 18 seconds remaining, to provide a four-point lead, as Keyser held on to defeat Berkeley Springs Saturday afternoon at Keyser.

Grady’s final two free throws made it 45-41, Keyser, before Berkeley hit a field goal on the return trip. The Indians then fouled Keyser with .9 seconds remaining and the Golden Tornado prevailed, despite hitting just 19 of 36 free throws.

Grady, who went 7-for-8 from the line, led Keyser with 13 points, while Lexi Carr scored 10. Berkeley Springs was led by Sarah Haines with 19 points and Casey Solomon with 11.

Keyser trailed at the half, 21-18 and 34-30 entering the fourth before outscoring the Indians the rest of the way, 15-9.

Keyser (12-7) will host Southern Monday for Senior Night.

Keyser won the junior varsity game, 40-20, as Kaitlynn Tichnell scored 13 and Anna Engle 10.

Calvary Christian    56

Union    19

MT. STORM, W.Va. — Savannah Reed had a game-high 20 points and Karly Hipsley had 13 points and 15 rebounds as Calvary Christian breezed past Union on Saturday.

Reed also had eight steals and five assists. Everyone got playing time for the Eagles (13-6), who got off to a solid start and led 14-4 after one quarter. It was 48-15 entering the fourth.

Tiffany Jones and Haley Killen had eight points for Union (7-10).

Calvary plays at Faith in a key Mason-Dixon Conference game on Tuesday. Union wil play at Pendleton Wednesday.

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