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Davis & Elkins earns win; TV?golfers capture match

September 20, 2012
By Andrew Davis and Jesse Skiles - Staff Writer and Sports Correspondent , The Inter-Mountain

Taylor Morton and Sarah Fyock had goals to lead Davis & Elkins past Point Park 2-1 Wednesday in non-conference action at Riverbend Park.

Victoria Gustitis added an assist for the Lady Senators (7-0).

Megan Kuntz had the lone goal with an assist from Kristina Stammer for the Lady Pioneers.

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Davis
Davis & Elkins’ Emma Davis, left, battles Point Park’s Kristina Stammer for the ball Wednesday in the Lady Senators’ 2-1 victory at Riverbend Park.

D&E outshot Point Park, 23-13, in the contest and held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Ashley Winkelspecht had four keeper saves in goal for the Lady Senators.

Erica Roney had seven stops for Point Park (4-2).

D&E visits Shepherd at 1 p.m. Sunday for a West Virginia Conference matchup.

Charleston 2, Wesleyan 1

CHARLESTON?- West Virginia Wesleyan's women's soccer team suffered their first West Virginia Conference loss of the season Wednesday night, falling 2-1 on the road at the University of Charleston.

Elyse Surbaugh led the Golden Eagle attack, collecting a goal and an assist in the win at Charleston's historic Blackwell Field. Surbaugh and teammate Brittany Akers worked a combo early in the first half, finding Renee Boudreau for the day's first goal only 6:33 into the match.

Charleston held the slim 1-0 advantage into the second half before Surbaugh extended the lead. She delivered her second goal at the 61:55 mark off a Holly Bigg assist.

Wesleyan answered quickly with a goal 14 seconds later. Jade Smith scored off a Kristen Hoo assist.

Wesleyan falls to 3-2-2 on the season and 2-1 in the WVIAC. Charleston raises its mark to 2-5 overall and 2-1 in the league. The Bobcats stay on the road this weekend, traveling to Seton Hill at noon on Saturday.

Men's College Soccer

Wesleyan 5, Seton Hill 1

GREENSBURG, Pa.? - West Virginia Wesleyan's men's soccer team continued their torrid early season offense Wednesday night, blistering the nets for five goals in a 5-1 West Virginia Conference road victory at Seton Hill. The Bobcats have accumulated 23 goals in only six matches.

Jordan Sho-Silva put Wesleyan on the board early, scoring off a Matthew Brown assist at the 9:32 mark. The lead was extended to 2-0 later in the half as Sam Turner assisted Jordan Halpern.

Tyler Marshall put the Bobcats up 3-0 on an assist from Daniel Smee, but Seton Hill countered with a goal from Joe Tchimou. Any hopes of a Griffin comeback ended quickly as a rare own goal against Seton Hill made it 4-1. Adrian Eccles scored the final tally of the night off Brown's second assist on the evening.

Wesleyan outshot Seton Hill, 9-3, and led in corner kicks, 5-4. Bobcat goalkeeper Derek Ayers collected two saves.

Wesleyan raises its record to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the WVIAC. Seton Hill falls to 1-6 overall and 1-2 in the league. The Bobcats stay on the road this Friday night, traveling to Lock Haven (Pa.).

High School

PHILIPPI - The Elkins High School boys cross country team placed third in the Big 10 Invitational Wednesday at Philip Barbour High School.

Philip Barbour won the boys meet with a score of 45, followed by Preston 48, Elkins 56, East Fairmont 89, Lewis County 141, Buckhannon-Upshur 161 and Liberty 164.

The Tigers were led by Austin Hamrick (2nd, 16:54), Matt Wallace (7th, 17:56), Remington Knight (8th, 18:01), Nate Simons (11th, 18:18) and Tyson Currence (37th, 21:15).

Preston won the girls race with 38 points, followed by Philip Barbour 41, Buckhannon-Upshur 81, East Fairmont 86 and Elkins 113.

The Lady Tigers were led by Hannah Gongola (12th, 22:33), Kathlyn Simmons (18th, 23:49), Eliza Cook (32nd, 26:33), Lea Fedder (38th, 27:25), Jordan Holt (45th, 30:02) and Simone Schafler (55th, 33:31).

Elkins travels to Grafton at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Bearcat Invitational.

High School?Golf

MARLINTON - The Tygarts Valley High School golf team placed first in a three-team match Wednesday at the Pocahontas County Country Club.

Tygarts Valley won with a score of 192, followed by Pocahontas County 208 and Bath County (Va.) 210.

The Bulldogs' Jace Kyle and Paige Pritt, along with the Warriors' Steven Mick all shot a 47 to earn low-medalist honors.

Other top finishers for Tygarts Valley were Jared Wegman with a 48 and Cody Grimmett with a 49.

Cody Sharp had a 49 for Pocahontas County.

Josh Chestnut shot a 50 to lead Bath County.

Tygarts Valley travels to Notre Dame at 4 p.m. today.

Boys Soccer

East Fairmont 3,

Buckhannon-Upshur 0

FAIRMONT?- Buckhannon-Upshur lost a 3-0 decision at East Fairmont Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Bees scored all three of the game's goals in the second half.

The Bees outshot the Bucs, 11-3, and led in corner kicks, 7-5.

B-U falls to 7-5 on the campaign.

Middle School?Football

Tucker Valley 30,

Belington 6

PHILIPPI - Ethan Crosten led Tucker Valley past Belington 30-6 Monday in middle school football action at George Byrer Field.

Crosten finished 3-of-5 passing for 100 yards and a touchdown. He also had four carries for 54 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats (3-1).

Joey Howell, Justin Fike and James Baker all had scores for Tucker Valley.

Tucker Valley hosts Elkins next Wednesday.



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