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February 12, 2014

Allegany upsets No. 2 Keyser, 48-45

CUMBERLAND — Micah Wormack and Rachel Wormack both had double-doubles in leading un-ranked Allegany Campers in an upset over No. 2 Keyser, 48-45, Tuesday night at Campobello in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference Game.

Micah Wormack led the team with 22 points and Rachel Wormack had 18. Micah had 18 rebounds and Rachel 17.

Keyser’s Lexi Carr scored a game-high 26 points while the Camper defense held Lexi Taylor to three.

With 28 seconds to play, Rachel Wormack made a free throw that broke a 45-all tie and then with 17 seconds to play, Kailee Selders made two free throws to put Allegany up three. Keyser then missed on two three-point attempts to force overtime.

The Campers started hot, jumping out to a 13-4 lead after the first period and held an 11-point cushion at halftime, 24-13. Keyser, however, battled back to take a 32-31 lead into the final period.

Keyser won the junior varsity game.

Allegany (9-9 overall, 5-5 AMAC) hosts No. 3 Mountain Ridge tonight at 7:30. Keyser (17-2, 7-2 AMAC) will host the Miners Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Shalom    45

No. 5 Calvary    38

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Calvary Christian Academy controlled the tempo and played one of its best games of the year but came up just short to the first-place and undefeated team in the conference in falling to Shalom Tuesday in Mason-Dixon Christian Conference action at Shalom.

The Eagles tried to slow the pace of the game as best they could and had success employing a triangle-and-two defense in an effort to contain Shalom’s Tori Yoder and Lydia Harris, but Yoder still managed 17 points and Harris 16 to lead the Flames. Most of Yoder’s and Harris’ points came on breakaways, although Yoder hit a halfcourt shot at the halftime buzzer to turn a 22-21 Calvary lead into a 24-22 halftime Shalom lead.

“That shot gave them the momentum at half,” said Calvary Coach Rusty Kitzmiller, “but we played one of our best games tonight. We slowed the tempo as much as we could and were down by just four with three minutes to go in the game. I thought we could pull it out, but they’re 13-0 and the No. 1 team in the conference and we gave them a game. I’m really proud of our team.”

Calvary was led by Karly Hipsley with 20 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots, while Brooke Ricker scored seven points and had 12 rebounds. Payton Emerick had six rebounds for the Eagles, and Logan Ketterman three assists and three steals.

Calvary (15-6 overall, 7-5 MDCC), currently in fourth place in the conference, will host Cumberland Valley on Thursday.

Hamsphire     61

Jefferson    51

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. — Ericka Gordon scored a game-high 22 points to lead Hampshire over Jefferson Tuesday night at Jefferson.

The Trojans never trailed at the breaks, leading 20-9 after the first period and 30-21 at halftime. Hampshire took a 44-38 lead into the final quarter.

Gordon made 10 baskets and both of her free throws for her total. Mary Feaster added 12 points. She and Emilynn Corbin led the Trojans with seven rebounds apiece. Taylor Harwood had eight assists.

Jefferson’s Marissa Jones scored 20 points and K. Doleman had 12.

Jefferson won the junior varsity game, 47-45.

Hampshire (9-8) visits Musselman tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Frankfort    49

Berkeley Springs    21

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Frankfort beat Berkeley Springs to end a five-game losing streak Tuesday evening.

The Falcons’ Katie Beeman and Ashley Noah combined to out score the Indians with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Beeman, a freshman, also contributed six rebounds, six assists and seven steals.

Berkeley Springs’ top scorer was Charla McDaniel with eight points.

Frankfort (4-14) will play Friday at home against Lincoln.

Union    55

Hundred    22

MOUNT STORM, W.Va. — Union had three girls record double-doubles in powering the Tigers over Hundred Tuesday night at Union.

Colleena Burdock, a freshman, led the team with a game-high 18 points and she had 13 steals. Megan Putlovis scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds; and Destiny Mann pulled down 11 boards and had 10 points.

Union, who won its second straight to improve to 7-8, led 12-7, 30-13 and 46-18 at the breaks.

Paige Shriver and Lindsey Jones each had seven points for Hundred.

The Tigers visit Paw Paw on Friday.

Hyndman    60

Paw Paw    55

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Sarah Leydig scored a game-high 24 points to lead three players in double figures as Hyndman defeated Paw Paw Tuesday night.

Along with Leydig, Kodi Cosgrove scored 16 points and Kyndra Dawson had 13.

Shiann Groah, who had a double-double, led Paw Paw with 20 points and 14 rebounds, Alivia Snyder scored 16 and Belle Harrold had 15.

Paw Paw led 12-9 after the first period, trailed by one at halftime, 22-21, and was down by eight, 42-34, going into the fourth.

 Paw Paw (4-12) visits East Hardy on Thursday. Hyndman is at Forbes Road tonight.

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