By Andrew Davis Staff Writer and Jesse Skiles Sports Correspondent
MILL?CREEK – Shanda Howell had 17 points to lead Tygarts Valley past Moorefield 58-29 Friday in Potomac Valley Conference action.
Howell also had eight rebounds and nine assists for the Lady Bulldogs (7-2, 3-1 PVC).
Paige Pritt followed with 14 points, while Kelsey Arbogast had eight points for Tygarts Valley, which led 23-9 at halftime and 40-18 after three quarters of play.
Emily Pingley also had nine rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs.
Beth Cook finished with a team-high 19 points to lead the Lady Yellow Jackets.
Moorefield will visit Strasburg (Va.) today for a non-conference matchup at 7:30 p.m.
Tygarts Valley will visit East Hardy Thursday for a PVC?matchup at 7:30 p.m.
Lewis County 56, Elkins 54 OT
WESTON?- Carly Hamrick had 17 points to lead Lewis County past Elkins 56-54 in overtime Friday in Big 10 Conference action.
Brooklyn Perkey added 10 and Danielle James had 10 points each for the Minutemaids.
Kelsi Trippett and Logan Dudley had eight points each for the Lady Tigers (3-8).
Elkins will host Fairmont Senior on Wednesday for a Big 10 Conference matchup.
Pocahontas County 39, Tucker County 38
DUNMORE – Bobbie McNabb hit the game-winning basket with 1.6 seconds left to lead Pocahontas County past Tucker County 39-38 Friday in Potomac Valley Conference action.
McNabb finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the Lady Warriors (8-3).
Olivia Workman chipped in with seven points for Pocahontas County.
Amber Evans had 16 points and Stephanie Betler added 14 points for the Lady Mountain Lions (5-4).
Tucker County will host East Hardy Monday at 7:30 p.m. for a PVC?matchup.
Pocahontas County will visit Pendleton?County Tuesday for a conference matchup at 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln 55, Buckhannon-Upshur 25
TENNERTON?- Buckhannon-Upshur’s girls tangled with one of the state’s premier Class AA teams Friday night, falling 55-25 at Big 10 Conference foe Lincoln. The Cougars presented a balanced attack, putting three different girls in double figures.
“Lincoln has a very strong team, and they played us well,” Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Tristan Gray said. “We played hard, but (Lincoln) is going to beat a lot of teams this season. They were my preseason choice to win the league.”
Makayla McElwayne led the Cougars with 16 points, followed by Hayley Hanning with 14 and Casey Linville 12. Jess Feronti led Buckhannon-Upshur with nine points and seven steals, with Megan Wilfong adding eight points and six rebounds.
Lincoln improves to 7-1 overall, while B-U falls to 1-10. The Lady Bucs are back in action Wednesday at home against Lewis County.
High School Boys
Tucker County 61,
Notre Dame 42
HAMBLETON – Ian Nichols had a team-high 19 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead Tucker County past Notre Dame 61-42 Friday in non-conference action.
Tyler Snyder added 16 points and seven assists for the Mountain Lions (6-1), who led 28-19 at halftime and 43-33 after three quarters of play.
Mikhail Lewis followed with eight points, while Nathaniel Goldstein chipped in with six points and 10 rebounds for Tucker County.
Kolby Abruzzino had 25 points to lead Notre?Dame.
Tucker County will host Tygarts Valley Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for a Potmac Valley Conference?matchup.
Pendleton County 58, Pocahontas County 38
FRANKLIN – Logan Raines had 16 points to lead Pendleton County past Pocahontas County 58-38 Friday in Potomac Valley Conference action.
Evan Arrington followed with 15 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats (3-4).
Cory Robertson had 16 points to lead the Warriors.
Pendleton County host Tygarts Valley on Jan. 12 for a PVC matchup.
Pocahontas County travels to Tygarts Valley on Tuesday for a conference tilt.
Middle School Boys
Green Bank 48, Harman 32
GREEN?BANK – Brady Jones had 23 points to lead Green Bank past Harman 48-32 Friday in middle school boys action.
Danny Kimble followed with seven points, while Jared Taylor added five points for the Eagles.
Clifton Ours and Austin Vance had eight points each for Harman.
Green Bank will travel to Tygarts Valley on Monday.