Hawks soar past Hornets

BELINGTON – Annie Ferguson hit for 14 points Monday to lead Belington Middle School past Elkins Middle School, 41-19.

“We played pretty well, took care of the ball, and did a lot of rebounding,” BMS coach Jamie Carpenter said. “We had a solid night defensively and were able to knock down some shots. Annie (Ferguson) played her best game of the season and was a real difference maker. Everyone chipped in for a nice team win.”

Maddie Carpenter added 11 points and Kasey Neville scored seven points for the Hawks.

Taylor Maynard paced the Hornets with six points. McKenzie Guy added four points.

“Our girls played well,” EHS coach Shane Richardson said. “We played good defense. We have to work on our rebounding and taking open shots. Rebounding has been killing us all year. McKenzie Guy did a great job on defense, holding Belington’s best player to seven points. Overall, I think we will continue to improve from here on out.”

In junior varsity action, Elkins defeated Belington 30-10.

Gracee Huffman led the Hornets in scoring with 12 points. Haley Smith added six points, five rebounds and four steals.

For the Hawks, Harley Arbogast led the team with four points.