From Staff Reports
CUMBERLAND — Bryce Nightengale and Trenton Eirich had the big nights for Allegany and neither came up bigger than they did in the fourth quarter as the pair led the top-ranked Campers past Hampshire 76-67 in high school boys basketball Tuesday night.
Nightengale finished with a team-high 24 points, with 10 coming in the final quarter, while Eirich scored nine of his 21 points in the last eight minutes as Allegany opened a lead after entering the fourth tied at 49. Christian Thomas added 15 points to the mix, and Darquel Jessie finished with eight.
Nightengale also led the team with 12 rebounds and six blocked shots. Jessie had seven rebounds and three steals.
Hampshire clung to small leads at the end of the first two quarters, 13-11 and 31-30.
Dane Heavener scored 27 points and Travis Clower added 23 for Hampshire. David Smith finished with nine.
The Campers won the jayvee game 53-43 with Trevor Evix and Dajaun Pendergast each scoring 15. Hampshire’s Tyler Andes had 10.
Allegany (12-4, 11-2 AMAC) travels to Southern on Friday, while Hampshire (6-8, 5-5) is home against Jefferson on Thursday.
No. 2 Bishop Walsh 59
SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Liam Rhodes scored 25 points and No. 2 Bishop Walsh went to work on Frankfort right away, constructing a 23-3 lead by the close of the first quarter in a 20-point AMAC win.
Rhodes and Lucas Bruck, who finished with 10 points, did a majority of the damage for Bishop Walsh. (14-5, 8-1 AMAC) Hunter Marrale added nine points.
The Spartans built on the 23-3 lead in the first quarter by carrying a 38-10 lead into halftime.
Three players scored nine points for the Falcons (4-11, 3-8) — Chase Detrick, Gage Shaffer and Thane Cutter.
The Spartans won the junior varsity contest 49-42 in overtime. Dylan Dunn and Garrett Shaffer scored 10 points for BW, with Tanner Oaks scoring 10 for Frankfort.
Bishop Walsh hosts Mountain Ridge today. Frankfort entertains Keyser on Thursday.
No. 3 Fort Hill 55
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Travis Tomer scored 18 points and hit two of his four three-point goals in a big fourth quarter that sent University past third-ranked Fort Hill.
Fort Hill led 19-13 after one quarter, 30-23 at halftime and 43-37 through three periods, but University put together a 20-0 run midway through the fourth to take the lead, and keep it.
Grant Gutmann addd 14 points for the Hawks (10-5), who outscored the Sentinels 27-12 in the fourth quarter.
Travis Bush had team highs with 19 points and nine rebounds for Fort Hill. Dalton Gaus added 17 and Sidney Carroll had nine.
University also won the jayvee game.
Fort Hill (7-8) will host Northern on Thursday.
ACCIDENT — After beating the Northern 27-24 the first time around, both Keyser and the Huskies put up much more offense in the rematch as the Golden Tornado picked up their second win of the season.
Tyler Hamilton led the Tornado (2-10, 2-8 AMAC) with 19 points, and Josh Golub added 11. Dakota Proud added nine points.
The Huskies (2-13, 0-10) were paced by Collin Keister’s 17 points. Jordan Evans had nine.
Keyser was ahead from the beginning and led 18-12 at the end of one quarter, 26-20 after two and 44-32 at the end of three.
Vinny Cuthbertson and Maliq Harper had 10 points in Keyser’s 50-23 jayvee win. Kyle Klotz scored 12 for Northern.
Keyser plays at Frankfort, and Northern visits Fort Hill on Thursday.
HYNDMAN, Pa. — Hope for Hyndman Charter School raced to a 22-4 first-quarter lead and never looked back in rolling to a victory over Salisbury.
Brad Torbet led the Hornets with 17 points, while Timmy Leydig scored 13. The Hornets took a 47-14 lead at the half and led 58-22 entering the fourth.
Salisbury was led by Robert Pattison and Corey Ringler with nine points apiece.
Hope for Hyndman (12-4) will play Friday at Bishop Walsh.
The Hornets also won the junior varsity game, 39-17. Jordan Hiquet led the way with 12 points.
HAGERSTOWN — Tyler Michael scored 31 points to lead Calvary past Grace in Mason-Dixon Christian Conference action.
Michael hit 13 field goals and made all five of his free throws for the game-high 31 points. The success at the line was shared by his teammates as the Eagles made all 15 of their foul shots. Justin Swogger scored 15 points on the back of three three-pointers and Gavin Hart added a dozen more points.
Calvary carried an 18-12 lead into the second quarter and was ahead at halftime 32-29. The Eagles stretched it to 48-41 by the end of the third and outscored Grace 22-14 in the fourth.
Grace got 15 points from Hakim Long, while Harrison Barge and Ed Booth both finished with 14 apiece.
Calvary lost the junior varsity game 57-46. Caleb Snyder had 16 points and Dalton Lowery 10.
Calvary (9-7, 5-4 MDCC) plays Broadfording at home on Thursday at 7 p.m.
MOUNT STORM, W.Va. — Union outscored Hundred 39-5 over the second and third quarters as the Tigers improved to 10-3 with a runaway win in the first round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament.
Twelve players scored for Union with Travis Murphy leading the way with 16 points and seven rebounds. Nathan Evans had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Jacob Nelson 12 points.
Rusty Morris scored 25 points for Hundred.
Cole Tallman and Caleb Tallman had 15 points as Union won the JV game 49-26.
The Tigers play at Paden City on Friday, at 7 p.m. in the second round of the tournament.