FROM STAFF REPORTS
BUENA VISTA, Va. — Elaina Hummel and Ronje James scored 22 points and hit six clutch free throws down the stretch to rally Frostburg State to a 75-71 win over Southern Virginia on Wednesday.
The Bobcats (7-14) trailed 71-69 with 1:01 to go before Hummel and James combined to make six of eight foul shots in the final minute. Both were 3 for 4. Hummel hit a pair that gave FSU the lead for good at 72-71. After a Southern Virginia turnover, James hit two more with 19 seconds to go to help seal it.
There were 14 ties and 17 lead changes. The Bobcats pulled it out from the free-throw line, making 23 of 30 chances and turning 28 Southern Virginia turnovers into 35 points.
Hummel finished 14 of 17 from the foul line and James was 6 for 7. Simone Wise added 11 points.
Crystal Cleveland had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Melynda Boren 15 points and 10 rebounds for Southern Virginia (3-18).
Frostburg plays again Saturday at Marymount.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
- Local Sports
Southern rams Allegany, 41-29
Rams win section title, will play Manchester Valley
Saturday afternoon for Region championship, state trip
Hoban sinks Lincoln
Katie Hoban’s 10th point at the second-overtime buzzer will continue Keyser’s historical run all the way to Charleston next week.
St. John’s brushes back pesky BW
Kaleah Harley scored 13 points and L.Tavlandes added nine to lead the defending champions, St. John’s College, to a come-from-behind 45-28 victory in the opening game of the Bishop Walsh Girls Invitational Tournament Thursday at Bishop Walsh School.
- Sports Calendar - 03/07/2014
- Sports Roundup - 03/07/2014
John Urschel’s diary: Road to the NFL draft
Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel will routinely provide a look at his journey leading to the NFL draft on May 8 in a series of diary entries. The all-Big Ten, third-team AP All-American has a Master’s degree in math and was awarded the William V. Campbell Trophy as college football’s top scholar-athlete.
Attorney defends fired Dolphins trainer
An attorney for the trainer fired last month by the Miami Dolphins says his client was improperly singled out to appease a “public outcry for action” in the wake of the team’s bullying scandal.
Allegany dumps Fort Hill, 77-63
Bryce Nightengale and Mario D’Atri were just about unstoppable, and top-seeded Allegany proved to be, too, as the Campers turned away second-seeded Fort Hill for a third time this season, 77-63, to win the Class 1A West Region Section I championship Wednesday night at Campobello.
Ericka Gordon scored 23 points and Hampshire stayed away from the turnover bug to win the West Virginia Class AAA Region II finals and advance to its first state tournament in 14 years by beating Spring Mills 52-46 Wednesday in Romney.
BWGIT begins today at 3:15
The 20th Bishop Walsh Girls Invitational Tournament begins today with a full slate of games, kicking off the three-day event at Bishop Walsh School.
- More Local Sports Headlines
- Southern rams Allegany, 41-29