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December 20, 2013

Fort Hill holds off BW, 65-54

CUMBERLAND — Bishop

Walsh put up a fierce fight in

the third quarter, but Fort

Hill was

just too

much and

the Sentinels

held

off the

Spartans’

charge to

win their

City opener

65-54

Friday night at Fort Hill.

The Sentinels scored 28

points in a huge first quarter

to lead by 11, but both teams

slowed in the second to give

the hosts a 36-26 lead at halftime.

Bishop Walsh made a

big push in the third and got

to within three points at 50-47

by the end of the quarter. Fort

Hill outpaced the Spartans

15-7 in the final quarter to win

by 11.

Height was Fort Hill’s

biggest advantage on Friday

as Tyler Michael (6-foot, 4-

inch), Austin Christ (6-3) and

Dalton Gaus (6-5) combined

to score two-thirds of their

team’s points. Michael led

the way with 16 points, Christ

added 14 and had a doubledouble

with 10 rebounds and

Gaus contributed 12.

Kier Turner had a teamhigh

18 points for the Spartans.

Max paver scored 11

and Darius Berry added 10.

Billy Taylor finished with

nine.

The Sentinels won the

jayvee game 56-25 behind 17

points from Ethan York and

12 from Jordan Warner. Zach

Conroy led BW with nine.

Fort Hill (4-0, 3-0 AMAC, 1-0

City) plays a tripleheader

against Clear Spring on Monday,

while Bishop Walsh (2-4,

1-1, 0-1) joins the Sentinels

for the Bill Bowers Tournament

on Friday and Saturday

at Allegany. SAolleugthaenryn 18010

OAKLAND — Five

Campers scored in double

figures as Allegany owned

the paint Friday evening to

leave Southern behind in the

second half and reach the

century mark in a win over

the Rams in Appalachian

Mountain Athletic Conference

action.

Trenton Eirich unloaded 30

points on the Rams by making

10 field goals and nine of

12 attempts at the foul line,

and Mario D’Atri added 16

more points on six field goals

and a 7 for 10 night at the line.

Colton Sivic made all eight of

his foul shots on his way to 18

points and Bryce Nightengale

tallied 15 points before

fouling out. Darquel Jessie

was the fifth Camper with at

least 10 points by scoring 14.

The Campers scored

almost 70 percent of their

points aided by a large

rebounding edge.

Things started tight with

Allegany gaining a small, 25-

24, lead after one quarter and

a 53-46 edge at halftime. The

lead grew to 73-62 after three.

Southern was kept alive by

a tremendous effort beyond

the arc and at the free-throw

line. The Rams had 12 threes

— six from Lucas Ritchie,

five from Clay Todd and one

from Sam Friend — and shot

15 for 18 at the line in an

effort to keep up. Ritchie finished

with a game-high 32

points and Todd added 23.

Josh Adams had 12.

Allegany (4-0, 2-0 AMAC)

has scored 90 or more points

in three of its four games.

Jason Copman scored 16

points and Carson Imes

added 10 in Allegany’s 41-35

junior varsity win. Tyler

Fazenbaker scored 16 for

Southern.

The Campers host the Bill

Bowers Christmas Tournament

on Friday and Saturday.

Southern (1-2, 0-2) welcomes

Hereford, National Academy

and Brooke Point (Va.) to the

1st United Bank Snowball

Classic on Friday and Saturday.

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MOOREFIELD, W.Va. —

Laythen Good hit four threepoint

shots in the first quarter

and finished with a gamehigh

17 points as Buffalo

charged past Moorefield.

Good’s big first quarter,

coupled with a bad shootingperformance by Moorefield,

helped the Bison (2-1) to a 23-

6 lead. It was 38-16 at halftime.

Aaron Lewis added 14

points and John Hodges 11

for Buffalo.

Aaron Cole had 12 points,

Austin Williams 11 and Greg

Franklin 10 points and six

rebounds for Moorefield (1-

2).

“We executed great in our

press break in the first quarter

but missed six layups. We

were just 2 of 14 in shots in

the paint in the first half,’’

lamented Moorefield coach

Pat McGregor. “We weren’t

mentally focused or something

in the first half. I don’t

know what it was.

“I give our kids credit for

fighting back. We played a

heck of a second half, against

a team that I believe has five

senior starters returning

from its state-tournament

team last year. We outscored

them 31-21 in the second half,

but it wasn’t enough because

we got buried in the first

half.”

Moorefield will host Pocahontas

on Monday. Buffalo

plays at Pendleton today at 2

p.m.

Buffalo won the jayvee

game 35-33. Devin Rich had

13 points for the Bison and

Sloane Williams had seven

for the Yellow Jackets. THuyrnkdemyfaonot 3588

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Jordan

Hiquet, Josh Hiquet and Seth

Cook all scored in double figures

Friday evening to pull

Hyndman past Turkeyfoot to

improve to 2-3.

Jordan Hiquet put up a

game-high 19 points, while

Josh Hiquet and Seth Cook

added a dozen points each.

The Hornets got out to a

14-6 lead after one quarter

and led 27-13 at halftime. The

Rams rallied back to within

nine, 39-30, by the end of the

third before Hyndman pulled

away again in the fourth.

Glover and Orndorf had 10

points apiece in the loss.

Turkeyfoot won the junior

varsity game 29-22. TPuectekresrb Curogunty 6614

HAMBLETON — Tucker

County displayed a balanced

scoring attack to get the victory

against visiting Petersburg

on Thursday evening.

Austin Zirk scored 16, Ian

Nichols 15, Mitchell Mason

14, and Derek Zirk 11 for

Tucker County, which

jumped out to a 14-10 lead in

the first quarter, and held a

31-28 margin going into the

half after Nichols hit a threepointer

as time expired. The

Mountain Lions stretched

the lead to 43-34 at the end of

the third before Petersburg

forced some turnovers early

in the fourth to bring the

score to 44-40, but the

Vikings could bring the game

no closer than five points the

rest of the way.

Ryan VanMeter led Petersburg

in scoring with 23

points. Brian George added

nine points and 12 rebounds,

and Grant Shanholtz handed

out seven assists. Petersburg

(2-2) plays Friday against

Pendleton County in the

opening round of its Holiday

Tournament. Tucker County

(2-1) hosted East Hardy on

Friday night. MountFarines Rhimdgaen 49 Fort Hill 46

CUMBERLAND — Kayden

McElhenny rang up 28

points to help Mountain

Ridge edge Fort Hill 49-46

Friday in freshman basketball.

Trevor Bates led Fort Hill

with 17 points.

The Sentinels being a

tripleheader at Clear Spring

at 4 o’clock on Monday. FBrearnkkefloeyrt Springs 4423

SHORT GAP, W.Va. —

Nathan Streitbeck scored 15

points and Tyler Shanholtz

added 10 as Frankfort edged

Berkeley Springs Friday

evening.

Brandon Keenan scored 14

points for the Indians.

Now 1-1, Frankfort plays as

part of a tripleheader at

Frankfort on Monday against

Keyser.

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