HAMBLETON, W.Va. — Frankfort’s Marié Perdew outdueled Tucker County’s Terra Kuhn, and the Falcons’ trio of double-figure scorers backed up Perdew as they pulled away from Tucker County, 69-51, on Tuesday night in high school girls basketball action.

Perdew tallied a game-high 22 points on six field goals, half of which were 3-pointers, and 7 of 8 shooting from the free-throw line, where the Falcons made 19 of 30 attempts thanks to 23 Tucker County fouls. She also grabbed six rebounds.

Kuhn had 21 points for the Mountain Lions on 10 field goals with a 3-pointer.

Tucker led after one, 17-16, but Frankfort pulled ahead by halftime, 39-28, before taking a 55-42 lead into the fourth.

Halley Smith added 14 points for the Falcons to go along with a team-high four assists. Makenna Douthitt had 11 points, Ashley Phillips nine and a pair of steals, and Macie Miller seven points, a team-high seven boards and two steals.

Tucker County’s second-leading scorer was Landen Houd with 15 points. Kadie Colebank added seven.

Frankfort won the jayvee game, 61-37. Larae Grove led the way with 23 points and Emily Smith added 14.

The Falcons (17-1) travel to Hampshire on Friday.

Petersburg 61Pendleton 27

PETERSBURG, W.Va. — Kayla Lantz scored a game-high 19 points as 10 players reached the score sheet and Petersburg cruised past Pendleton on Tuesday.

Lantz’s game-high came on seven field goals, including a pair of threes, and 3 of 6 from the free-throw line.

Mackenzie Kitzmiller added nine points, Jenna Burgess and Kennedy Kaposy had six apiece, and Braylee Corbin had five.

The Vikings led 21-7 after one, 35-10 at halftime and 49-15 entering the fourth.

Petersburg (17-4) hosted Moorefield for senior night on Wednesday. 

Calvary 71Grace 43

CRESAPTOWN — Macy Ricker and Madi Dayton combined for 55 points, as Calvary routed Grace on Tuesday evening in a Mason-Dixon Christian Conference clash.

Ricker tallied a game-high 29 points on 11 field goals and 7 for 9 from the free-throw line. She fell just shy of a triple-double, pulling down nine rebounds and dishing out nine assists.

Dayton recorded a double-double, recording a team-high 17 rebounds to go with 24 points on 10 buckets and 4 of 6 from the foul line.

The Eagles held a narrow lead, 16-15, at the end of the first period before extending it to 37-22 at halftime. They held a 59-31 advantage entering the fourth.

Kaitlin Wilson added 10 points and four rebounds, Sadie Strawderman grabbed seven boards and Cassandra Cessna finished with six rebounds.

Calvary (17-2 overall, 12-2 MDCC) travels to Northern tonight. 

Union 40

Tygarts Valley 34

MOUNT STORM, W.Va. — Victoria Sebold was the only Union player to score in double figures but the Tigers’ balanced scoring was enough to hold off Tygarts Valley Tuesday evening at the Union Educational Complex.

Tygarts Valley’s Abby Lanham scored a game-high 22 points but no other teammate had more than four points.

Union jumped out to a 10-point lead behind a 12-2 first quarter and then did just enough to stay in front of Tygarts Valley, leading 15-13 at halftime and by three, 29-26 after the third quarter.

Hailee Whitacre and Bridgette Knapp each had eight points and Alex Jones finished with six. Olivia Bomboy and Clarissa Chapman each had four.

Whitacre had a team-high 20 rebounds, Sebold had a double-double with 10 rebounds and Knapp was perfect from the line in the fourth quarter making four free throws to help seal the victory.

Union (12-7) plays at Pendleton County tonight. Tygarts Valley (4-14) hosts Trinity on Friday. 

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