Cumberland Times-News

February 25, 2013

Beaver survives scare from Potomac

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— MONACA, Pa. — Andre

Anthony converted a threepoint

play

in the

final seconds

to

rally No. 1

Beaver

County to

an 85-82

win over

Potomac

State in

the Western

Pennsylvania Collegiate

Conference championship

game Sunday afternoon.

Beaver, 25-0 and the topranked

Division II junior college

team in the country,

trailed by three when Devin

Hall scored while being

fouled with just over 10 seconds

to go. He missed the

free throw, but Anthony

grabbed the rebound and

scored while being fouled.

He converted the threepoint

play to put the Titans,

who led by as many as 19

points in the first half, back

on top.

Potomac State (15-9) had

a final chance but turned

the ball over with seven seconds

to play.

Former Keyser High star

Peyton Hartman led

Potomac State with 23

points and hit five of the

Catamounts’ eight threepoint

goals. Reggie Baker

added 19 points and George

Chase 15.

Andre Jefferson had 20

points, Anthony 17 and

Nehemiah Fisher 16 for

Beaver, which led 49-39 at

halftime.

Both teams play again in

the Region XX, Division II

Tournament at Hagerstown.

Beaver will be the No. 1

seed.

Potomac State, the No. 9

seed, will play No. 8 Essex

on Friday, likely at 2 or 4

p.m.

On Saturday, Hartman

scored 20 points and Carlton

Drake had 13 to lead

Potomac State to a 76-65 win

over Penn Highlands in the

conference semifinals.