Elkins too much for East Fairmont; Lady Bulldogs win

Logan Phillips finished with 19 points and seven rebounds to lead Elkins past East Fairmont 60-47 Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium.

Tyler Shreve followed with 17 points and six assists, while Brandon Roth added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers (8-2), who led 30-17 at halftime and 47-31 after three quarters of play.

John Manchin and Myles Johnson had 13 points to lead East Fairmont (4-3).

“It was a quality win tonight for us,” Elkins coach John Lawson said. “I thought we played well defensively, and we made some nice plays and found the open person on offense.”

Elkins will travel to Preston at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for a Big 10 Conference matchup.

Fairmont Senior 62, B-U 42

TENNERTON – Fairmont Senior utilized a strong start in gaining a 62-42 win over Buckhannon-Upshur Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action.

Down 35-19 at the half, B-U made a late run, riding consecutive three-pointers from senior Dalton Crislip to narrow the deficit to 13 points at 54-41. Fairmont Senior rebounded to close strong, closing the night with an 8-1 run of its own.

“I thought we played well after halftime,” B-U coach Eli Gurash said. “It was simply too much for us to overcome.”

Dalton Westfall had 20 points for the Bucs, while Travon Horton had 14 points for the Polar Bears (7-3)

Fairmont Senior is now 7-3 overall, while B-U falls to 1-11 and will travel to East Fairmont on Tuesday.

Harman 87, West Virginia School for the Deaf 47

ROMNEY – Alex Armentrout finished with a team-high 28 points to lead Harman past the West Virginia School for the Deaf 87-47 Thursday in Potomac Valley Conference action.

Casey Elza followed with 12 points, while Kaleb Shifflet added 11 points for the Panthers (2-6).

Patrick Epperly had 30 points, while Wade Adams added 13 points to lead WVSD.

Harman will host Highland County (Va.) at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Prep girls basketball

TV 58, East Hardy 31

BAKER?- Shanda Howell had 17 points and six assists to lead Tygarts Valley past East Hardy 58-31 Thursday in Potomac Valley Conference action.

Paige Pritt followed with 12 points and eight rebounds, while Kelsey Arbogast chipped in with 10 points for the Lady Bulldogs (8-2, 3-1 PVC).

Marilyn Cassell had 14 points to lead the Lady Cougars (2-10).

East Hardy will host Paw Paw Tuesday in PVC play.

Tygarts Valley will visit St. Marys at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in first-round action of the WVHIT?Tournament.

Middle school

girls basketball

EMS splits with Taylor

GRAFTON?- The Elkins Middle School girls basketball team split a pair of games with Taylor County Thursday night.

The Lady Hornets lost the varsity contest 39-15.

Sierra Poling had 12 points to lead Elkins.

Ally Peters finished with 11 points to lead Taylor?County.

Elkins won the junior varsity 20-15.

Taylor Phillips had nine points, three assists and three steals to lead Elkins.

Madison Simmons had nine points to lead Taylor?County.

Elkins will visit Robert L.?Bland at 6 p.m. today.

Middle school

boys basketball

EMS falls to Taylor

The Elkins Middle School boys basketball team dropped a pair of games from Taylor County Thursday night.

The Hornets (6-3) lost the varsity contest 68-63 in double overtime.

Kobe Haynes had 22 points for EMS, while Dalton Hamrick chipped in with 17 and Curtis Bullock 11.

Elkins (5-4) lost the junior varsity contest, 37-31.

Mason Kelly finished with eight points, while Luke Masten chipped in with six points for the Hornets.

Elkins will host Robert L. Bland at 6 p.m. today.

TV bows to Tucker Valley

MILL CREEK – The Tucker Valley Middle School boys basketball team swept pair of games from Tygarts Valley on Thursday.

Tucker Valley won the varsity contest, 44-39.

Ethan Crosten had 20 points to lead the Wildcats.

Jace Stanley finished with 11 points, while Zac McCauley and Rece Wamsley had eight points each for the Bulldogs (6-3).

Tucker Valley won the junior varsity contest, 37-25.

Corrick Ambrose had 18 points, while Luke Poling chipped in with 16 points for Tucker Valley.

Austin Lanham had 13 points and Jake Tackett four for the Bulldogs.

Tygarts Valley will host Kasson at 6 p.m. on Monday.