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January 12, 2013

Fort Hill clips Alco behind Winn’s 13

Sentinels win 7th-straight City game, 48-47

CUMBERLAND — Sydney Winn hit three three-point goals and scored 13 points to lead three players in double figures as third-ranked Fort Hill edged No. 4 Allegany, 48-47, in City League action Saturday afternoon at Campobello.

It was the seventh straight City win for defending league champion Fort Hill. The Sentinels, 6-1 in their last seven games, improved to 6-3 overall, 2-0 in the City and 6-1 in the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference.

Sarah Lowery added 12 points and Alexis Kimmell had 10 for Fort Hill.

Courtney Landis hit a pair of three-point shots and had a game-high 16 points for Allegany (7-4, 1-1, 4-3). Rachel Wormack added 12 points.

Fort Hill led 18-12 after the first quarter and 26-23 at halftime. It was tied 34-34 going into the fourth period.

The Sentinels also won the jayvee game.

Fort Hill hosts St. Maria Goretti on Monday at 6 p.m. Allegany entertains Northern, also on Monday, at 7:30.

No. 1 Southern    57

Hampshire    49

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Down by as many as 15 points, No. 1 Southern had numerous players step up in the second half to rally past Hampshire and pick up an overtime win Saturday in AMAC basketball.

Kambrie Bosley recorded a game-high 16 points and hit a three-pointer in the final minute of regulation to tie the score at 47 and force overtime. The extra period was owned by Southern as the Rams outscored the Trojans 10-2. Raeslee Weimer had three points in OT, and helped start the Southern rally by knocking down a three-pointer at the third quarter buzzer. Weimer finished with eight points.

Mandy Sweitzer scored 11 points for the Rama and Alicia Roth had 13.

“Both teams represented their schools very well,” said Al Straley, Hampshire coach. “Congratulations to Southern for a big win, but I’m also proud of my girls for the heart they showed.”

Hampshire was led in scoring by Alexis Nickleson’s 12 points, and Taylor Harwood added 10.

Hampshire won the jayvee game 41-36 on the back of Brooke Harwood’s 25 points.

Southern (8-1, 6-0 AMAC) plays at Northern on Saturday. Hampshire (6-6, 2-6) plays at Elkins on Monday.

No. 4 Mtn. Ridge    74

Musselman    47

FROSTBURG — Sarah Raines did a little of everything by scoring a game-high 23 points and adding six steals, five rebounds and three assists during No. 2 Mountain Ridge’s win over visiting Musselman Saturday afternoon.

Raines drained nine field goals and all five of her free throw to finish at 23 points. Shae Winner supplied the Miners with 18 points and four rebounds, while Carlie Lewis added eight points.

Mountain Ridge (7-1) outscored the Applemen 18-13 in the first quarter and led 34-20 at halftime. The Miners doubled the lead during the third quarter to enter the fourth ahead 56-28.

Musselman got 15 points from Brianna Caison and 11 from Logan Kerr.

Amy Blank scored 14 points in Mountain Ridge’s 44-23 win over Musselman.

The Miners play at home on Monday when they take on the Frankfort Falcons.

Bishop Walsh    51

Paw Paw    36

PAW PAW, W.Va. — Nicole Ross scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Bishop Walsh used a big second quarter to pull away from Paw Paw and get its first win of the year.

Ross hit seven field goals and three foul shots to lead all scorers for the Spartans, who were on top 16-13 after one quarter and outscored Paw Paw 16-4 in the second for a 32-17 halftime cushion. It was 38-27 after three quarters.

Maggie Czapski added 11 points, Ally Simpson had eight and Julia Morin six points and seven steals for BW.

Belle Harrold and Andrea Rodriguez had double-doubles for Paw Paw. Harrold scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds and Rodriguez had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Bishop Walsh (1-14) plays at Keyser and Paw Paw (1-9) visits East Hardy on Monday.

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