From Staff Reports
CUMBERLAND — Mandy Sweitzer had 17 points and led a balanced attack that featured four double-figure scorers as No. 1 Southern rolled past No. 2 Fort Hill, 63-51, stretching its winning streak to 11 games and remaining unbeaten in the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference Wednesday night.
Raeslee Weimer added 15 points, Hannah Horn 11 and Alicia Roth 10 for Southern (15-1 overall, 12-0 AMAC).
The Rams held a slim 35-32 lead at halftime, but tightened its defense in the second half and allowed only six third-quarter points to push the lead to 50-38.
The Sentinels (11-5, 9-3), despite a 30-point, seven-rebound night by Alesha Jackson, were unable to make a run in the fourth.
In the jayvee game, Southern won 35-29 led by 10 points from Jack Chapman. Raquel Malcom had eight for the Sentinels.
Both teams play again Monday. Southern plays at Keyser and Fort Hill hosts Bishop Walsh.
No. 3 Mountain Ridge 47
FROSTBURG — Sarah Raines hit two free throws with 1:40 left in the game to give third-ranked Mountain Ridge the lead in a win over Frankfort.
Mountain Ridge trailed 34-28 entering the fourth before Raines scored seven of her game-high 13 points in the quarter, also finishing the game with five assists and four steals, as the Miners closed the game outscoring the Falcons, 19-8.
Carlie Lewis scored 11 points for Mountain Ridge, while Anna Broadwater scored 10. Shae Winner had eight points and 10 rebounds.
Frankfort was led by Stephanie Cornachia with 13 points, Katie Jane with 11 and Mikala Miller with 10.
Mountain Ridge took an 11-4 lead after the first quarter, but Frankfort led 18-16 at the half before opening its six-point lead entering the fourth.
Mountain Ridge (12-3 overall, 9-3 AMAC) plays today at Petersburg. Frankfort (8-10, 5-7) will host Allegany on Monday.
Mountain Ridge won the junior varsity game, 48-38. Lexi Metz scored 19 for the Miners and Amy Blank scored 17. Crystal Wouder had 13 for Frankfort.
Hope for Hyndman 52
Bishop Walsh 23
CUMBERLAND — Jalissa Snyder scored 17 points and four other players scored at least eight points as Hope for Hyndman Charter School defeated Bishop Walsh.
Snyder hit seven field goals and three free throws to finish as the game’s high scorer, while Karly Willison, Kadi Cosgrove and Kyndra Dawson all scored nine points, and Sara Leydig eight.
For Bishop Walsh, Maggie Czapski scored eight points, hitting two three-pointers, while Julia Morin had 18 rebounds.
Hope for Hyndman led 13-8, 22-11 and 41-14 at the end of the first three quarters.
The Hornets (8-9) will host Johnstown Christian Friday. Bishop Walsh (1-20) will host St. James today at 7:30 p.m.