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February 12, 2013

Rams, Sentinels clinch share of championships

Southern survives Keyser to secure 1st in AMAC; FH slams Spartans for piece of City

KEYSER, W.Va. — No. 1 Southern went 9-for-12 at the foul line during the fourth quarter to sneak past fourth-ranked Keyser Monday and earn a share of the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference.

The Rams (16-2) are now 13-1 in the AMAC and can clinch the conference with a win over Bishop Walsh on Wednesday. The worst they can do is finish at 13-3 and in a tie with Fort Hill for the top spot.

Trailing 31-30 going into the fourth, Southern continued what was already a strong showing at the line by missing just three attempts in the final quarter. The Rams, the area’s best foul shooting team, was a combined 18-for-23 on their free throws.

Alicia Roth (13 points) and Hannah Horne (10 points) led the Rams in scoring. Raeslee Weiser added nine points.

Keyser’s Carly Grady and Sam Hoban had 15 points.

The Rams were ahead 15-12 at the end of the first quarter and 26-18 at halftime before Keyser outscored them 13-4 in the third to take a one-point lead.

Holly Weissgerber scored nine points for Southern in its 36-34 junior varsity win.Kayla Simon scored 11 for Keyser, while Kaitlynn Tichnell added nine.

  Keyser (12-8, 8-6) travels to play Mountain Ridge on Thursday.

No. 2 Fort Hill    64

Bishop Walsh    16


CUMBERLAND — A total of 10 Sentinels scored Monday evening as No. 2 Fort Hill secured at least a share of the Cumberland City title for the second straight year with a 64-16 win over Bishop Walsh at Fort Hill.

The win moves the Sentinels (12-5) to a final record of 3-1 in the City. Allegany and Bishop Walsh will play on Saturday, and a Campers win gives them a split of the championship with Fort Hill.

 Sarah Lowery’s 10 points stood as the game-high, with Fort Hill teammates Alexis Kimmell and Alyssia Whitacre both adding eight points. Alesha Jackson alo scored eight points. Rebecca Wharton led the team with 10 rebounds, and Camden Wilson added eight.

Bishop Walsh (2-22, 0-3) was led by Nicole Ross with nine points.

Fort Hill won the jayvee game 29-7 with Cheyane Rice scoring 10 points.

The Sentinels, now 10-3 in the AMAC, hosts Northern on Wednesday. Bishop Walsh is at Southern on Wednesday.

No. 3 Mtn. Ridge    58

Northern    43


ACCIDENT — Third-ranked Mountain Ridge came back from a two-point deficit in the first quarter, with four players in double figures, to pull away from Northern, 58-43, in a girls AMAC game Monday night at Northern.

Anna Broadwater led the Miners with 13 points, while Shae Winner scored 12, Sarah Raines 11 and Carlie Lewis 10.

Northern was led by Kirsten Rayner with 14 points, while Allison Yommer scored 13 points.

The Huskies led after the first quarter, 18-16, before Mountain Ridge took a 33-26 halftime lead, and led 37-34 entering the fourth when it outscored Northern 21-9 to close the game.

Mountain Ridge (14-3 overall, 10-3 AMAC) will host Keyser Thursday. Northern (4-15, 3-12) will play Wednesday at Fort Hill.

Mountain Ridge won the junior varsity game, 49-33, as Molly Winner scored 14 points for the Miners, while Emily Parandhamaia scored 18 for Northern.

Frankfort    29

No. 5 Allegany    26


SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Mikala Miller scored all 12 of her points in the second half and tallied 10 of those in the fourth quarter to lead Frankfort’s charge past No. 5 Allegany Monday on Senior Night at Frankfort.

The Falcons (10-10, 7-7) entered the third quarter with 14 points over the first three periods only to score 15 in the fourth. Miller led the way, including the final two insurance points at the foul line.

Stephanie Cornachia scored 10 points and had six rebounds and Miller added five boards. Maddie Pfaff had only one field goal, but it gave the Falcons a 27-25 lead with a minute to play.

Crystal Yaider scored 20 points in Frankfort’s 38-29 jayvee win. Brianna Fagan had nine for the Campers.

Frankfort hosts Hampshire Wednesday. Allegany (11-8, 6-8) are at Mountain Ridge on Friday.

Hampshire    47

Elkins    40


ROMNEY, W.Va. — Hampshire got off to a fast start, which was good, because the Trojans would deal with foul trouble the entire game, but were still able to hold off Elkins Monday night at Hampshire.

Allyson Fout led Hampshire with nine points, while Tori Veach had seven points and seven rebounds and Emilynn Corbin seven points.

Hampshire took a 16-4 first-quarter lead, led 27-20 at the half and 34-30 entering the fourth quarter.

Elkins was led by Ashley Simmons with 11 points and Logan Dudley with nine.

Hampshire (9-11) will play Wednesday at Frankfort for the regular-season finale.

Hampshire won the junior varsity game, 31-30.

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