Cumberland Times-News

October 25, 2013

FH beats Frankfort, captures AMAC title

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Frankfort won the first game, but Fort Hill won the final three to remain unbeaten and lock up the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference title with a 3-1 win over the Falcons Thursday evening at Frankfort High School.

Sarah Lowery had 15 kills, 14 points and eight digs, Hailey Wolfe added 28 assists, seven points and three kills, and Sierra Minnick had 15 points and 14 kills. Erin Amoruso had a double-double with 13 points and 10 digs.

Frankfort’s Autumn Dishman had 29 digs and 10 points, Erin Dayton had 18 assists, 12 digs and nine points and Cassidy Cosner had nine points, five kills and two aces. Taylor Sisk recorded 14 digs and 13 kills, Sarah Appel had 17 assists and eight points, Caroline Timbrook had 17 digs and Courtney Helmstetter added 12 more.

The Falcons won 25-18 before the Sentinels turned things around with wins of 25-20, 25-18 and 25-21.

The Sentinels swept the jayvee match 29-27 and 25-21. Bailey Godlove had 11 kills and nine points, and Lexi Dolly got 17 assists in the win. Frankfort got 31 digs from Sydney Berry, 11 digs, five points and three kills from Lindsay Greaser and 11 digs and five points from Maddie Lark.

Fort Hill (13-0) hosts Keyser on Tuesday. Frankfort (17-17-3) is in the Hedgesville Tournament on Saturday.

MR 3, Southern 0

FROSTBURG — Mountain Ridge finished up the regular season at 12-3 by sweeping Southern Thursday in Frostburg.

The first game ended 25-22 and the second went 25-19 before the sweep was completed with a 25-15 win.

For the Miners, Sarah Raines had 11 points, seven kills and three aces, Kiersten Miller added 14 kills, nine points and two aces and Addie Lauder had 32 assists to go with nine points and three aces.

Lauren Francillion scored eight points, had nine kills, two blocks and one ace for Southern. Nicole McClosky added 11 digs, six points and two aces.

In a 2-0 (25-12, 25-20) jayvee win for the Miners, Kara Kyle scored 12 points and Averey Bridges added eight. Brianna Evans led Southern with six points, one dig and one kill.

Mountain Ridge awaits the Maryland 1A Playoff draw on Monday to see who it opens with.

Allegany 3, Hyndman 2

CUMBERLAND — Facing elimination after dropping the first two games, Allegany rallied to win the final three and sneak past Hyndman 3-2 Thursday evening.

Brianna Benco put together 17 points, 15 kills and five digs, and Anya Murray finished with 14 points, 39 assists, 10 kills, six aces and four blocks. Johanna Norris scored 16 points and had five aces, three digs and two assists, and Jordan Hare added 12 digs, 12 points and three aces.

The Campers dropped their first two games by scores of 25-19 and 27-25, but rallied for 25-17, 25-20 and 15-10 wins to rally past the Hornets.

The Campers lost 2-1 in the junior varsity match. Hyndman won 25-19 and Allegany won the second 25-16, with the Hornets winning the deciding game 15-9. Erin Michaels had seven digs and five kills for the Campers.

Allegany plays at home on Wednesday against Southern.

Keyser 3, Northern 1

ACCIDENT — Brooke Staggers had nine digs, nine points and two aces to lead Keyser over the Northern Huskies on Thursday.

Katie Wiltison added seven points, four kills and two aces as Keyser lost the first game 25-8 only to roll off wins of 25-12, 25-21 and 25-23 to grab the victory.

Northern got 16 assists, 12 points, four aces and three digs out of Rhiannon Doge, and 12 points, 10 aces, five kills and five digs from Jordan Folk. Erin Osselburn contributed 11 points, five aces, four digs and three kills.

In Northern’s 2-1 JV win, Hannah Bosley had 13 points, three aces and three digs and Abby Sisler had 10 points, five aces and two digs. Mya Hartman had six points and four aces for Keyser.

Northern finishes the season at 2-12.

Bishop Walsh 2, West Virginia Deaf 0

CUMBERLAND — Bishop Walsh beat West Virginia School for the Deaf 25-21 and 25-12 Thursday to sweep the Lions Thursday evening at home.

The Spartans were led by Loren O’Rourke’s five points, two aces and two digs. Sydney Barmoy added 10 points, four aces and five digs, and Caleigh Shade had three points, three aces and two kills. Meredith Dunn put up seven points and five aces.

Bishop Walsh will play on Monday, 6 p.m,. at home against Frankfort.

Keyser    3

Bishop Walsh     0

KEYSER, W.Va. — Kendall Keplinger had 14 service points and five kills, and Haley Foster added 10 service points with six aces as Keyser swept Bishop Walsh 25-17, 25-10, 25-13 on Tuesday night.

Annie Kesner also had 14 service points while Katie Tasker, Khara Teets, Grace Burgess and Katie Wiltison all had four kills for the Golden Tornado (10-9).

Meredith Dunn had five service points and Andrea Contaldi three for Bishop Walsh.