Cumberland Times-News

January 17, 2014

Keyser wins, 46-43

Tornado’s late free throws spoils Allegany’s comeback; Fort Hill, Mountain Ridge, Southern cruise to victories

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— KEYSER, W.Va. — Lexi Carr scored 22

points and Lexi Taylor

had a double-double to

lead top-ranked

Keyser over No. 5 Allegany

46-43 in an

Appalachian Mountain

Athletic Conference

game Thursday

evening at Keyser

High School.

The Golden Tornado

(10-1, 6-1 AMAC) led through three

quarters, but the Campers battled back

to take a two-point lead early in the

fourth. Keyser, however, made 10 of 14

free throws to build a six-point lead. Allegany’s

Kailee Selders hit a three-pointer

at the buzzer to create the three-point


Keyser jumped out to a 11-4 lead after

the first period, led by seven at halftime,

20-13, and took a 29-27 lead into the final


Carr’s game-high total came on seven

baskets, including the Tornado’s lone

three, and a 7 of 9 night at the line. Taylor,

a junior, made four baskets, was 5 of 7

from the line to score 13 points and had

12 rebounds.

Rachel Wormack had a double-double

to lead the Campers. She finished with

20 points on nine field goals and 2 of 4

free throws while pulling down 20

rebounds, tying her sister, Micah, for the

second most in a game in school history

that was set last season. Their sister

Leah holds the single-game record with


Micah Wormack finished with 11

points on eight baskets and 3 of 4 from the line.

Keyser won the junior varsity

game 50-22 behind the

balanced scoring of Jayna

Wilson (10 points), Baylee

Yaider (9) and Bethany Jones

(9). Kaylee Buckbee scored

16 for Allegany.

Allegany (5-5, 4-3 AMAC)

visits second-ranked Southern

on Monday while Keyser

hosts fourth-ranked Petersburg

on Tuesday. Both games

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Weimer scored nine of her 14

points during the second

quarter to help No. 2 Southern

speed away from archrival

Northern for a win over

the Huskies Thursday during

Appalachian Mountain Athletic

Conference action.

Weimer and the Rams

were leading 13-12 after one

quarter before pressing the

accelerator in the second and

outscoring Northern 19-5 to

open a 32-17 lead at the half.

They then held the Huskies

to five points in the third and

two in the fourth to outscore

Northern 33-7 during the

final 16 minutes.

Lauren Francillon had a

team-high 16 points, seven

rebounds and three blocks,

and Weimer was behind her

with 14 points and the Rams’

only two 3-pointers. Alicia

Roth added 15 points and had

six rebounds, and Crystal

Tobery became the fourth

Southern player in double

digits with 11 points.

Northern was paced by

Natalie Johnson’s seven


The Rams squeaked out a

21-18 win in the jayvee game.

Marley Merrick had nine for

Southern, Jackie Chapman

had seven for Northern.

Winners of six straight,

Southern (8-2, 5-0 AMAC)

stays at home as part of a sixgame

homestand to play

Musselman at 5:30 on Saturday.

Northern (1-11, 1-6)

hosts Mountain Ridge on

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Raines scored 20 points and

did a little of everything else

for Mountain Ridge Thursday

during the Miners win

over HOPE for Hyndman.

Raines had a game-high

with her 20 points, and her

seven assists, six rebounds

and five steals were all teamhighs.

Anna Broadwater

added 14 points and had six

points during the third quarter

when No. 3 Mountain

Ridge outscored the Hornets

25-5 to take a commanding

lead. Broadwater also had

three rebounds, three assists

and two steals, and Amie

Blank Blank added eight


Kadi Cosgrove scored 18

points and Sara Leydig

added 14 points for Hyndman,

but only one other player

scored for the Hornets.

Mountain Ridge (9-2)

heads to Accident to play

Northern on Monday.

kets and a free throw.

Brianna Butler scored 14

and Alexis Peterson had 12

for Syracuse, which lost for

the fourth time in five games.

The Orange (12-5, 1-3) got

only nine points from leading

scorer Brittney Sykes, who

came in averaging 17.6 per


Syracuse came in leading

the ACC with a turnover margin

of plus-6.4, but the

Orange committed 21

turnovers in this one and

forced only nine.

It was the first meeting

between the teams since

1984. Maryland is 3-0 against

Syracuse, playing its first

season in the ACC.

The Terrapins forced 13

turnovers and got 24 points

from their bench in grabbing

a 42-28 halftime lead.

Playing for the first time in

a week, Maryland missed 10

of its first 11 shots. But Syracuse

failed to take advantage,

and the Terrapins went

ahead for good when four different

players scored in a 10-

0 run that made it 18-12.

Following its 1-for-11 start

from the floor, Maryland

made 13 of its next 17

attempts. Brene Moseley

capped the torrid shooting

spree with a jumper that put

the Terrapins up 31-17.

Maryland: Thomas scores 19

in Terps’ victory over Syracuse




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Walker scored 17 points and

Jeremy Pyles had 13 as

Shade rolled past Salisbury.

Diori Pattison and Roberto

Pattison had seven points

each for Salisbury (1-10),

which plays again at

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Hill leaped out to a 20-2 lead

by the start of the second

quarter and the Sentinels

sailed to a 35-point win over

visiting East Hardy Thursday.

Troie York posted a double-

double by getting 10

points and 10 rebounds and,

and Alexis Kimmell added 10

points as well. Raquel Malcolm

finished with half of the

Cougars point total by scoring

a game-high 14 points.

Sarah Lowery contributed

nine points and seven

rebounds and Camden Wilson

had four assists to go

with her nine points.

The 18-point lead at the

end of the first quarter

turned into a 35-11 advantage

by halftime. East Hardy was

able to trim a little off the

lead in third to pull to within


Makayla Powell scored 16

points and Skylar Barbe had

10 points in the Sentinels 49-

14 jayvee win. Vanessa Walker

scored seven for East


Fort Hill (5-6) has a makeup

game at Hyndman at 1

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Hipsley contributed a careerhigh

33 points to lead the Calvary

Christian Academy over

Paw Paw Thursday evening.

Hipsley converted on 12 of

Calvary’s 19 total field goals

and also tied Brooke Ricker

for a team-high 11 rebounds.

Paw Paw led by four after the

first quarter, but was

outscored 42-23 in the final

three quarters.

The Lady Eagles, who

improved to 5-3 on the season,

also got help from Payton

Emerick with nine

rebounds and six assists.

Paw Paw got a strong effort

from junior Belle Harrold

who scored 15 points. Fellow

junior Shiann Groad added a

game-high 15 rebounds to go

along with five block shots for

the Pirates.

The 15-point win is the second

consecutive victory for

Calvary who faces New Life

tonight at 7:30. Paw Paw (2-6)

plays at Calvary on Monday.