EMS junior varsity boys capture area championship

The Elkins Middle School junior varsity team defeated Buckhannon-Upshur 45-35 in the area championship game held Saturday.

Garrett Smyton had 17 points and Elliot White nine for the Hornets, who led 22-12 at intermission.

Taylor Whitehair led the Bucs with 12 points. Drew Heatherly added six.