Irish cruise by TV

Thorne nets 27 as Wildcats down Harman

CLARKSBURG – Class A, top-ranked Notre Dame jumped out to an early lead to coast to a 73-37 win over Tygarts Valley on Tuesday night.

The Irish (7-1) built a 13-point cushion, at 25-12, after one quarter and carried a 44-20 lead into the intermission.

Joel Maurer, a 6-foot-5 senior center, had 14 points for Notre Dame, while Gabe Zummo chipped in 12.

Daniel Taylor was the lone player to reach double figures for the Bulldogs with 10 points.

Tygarts Valley (6-2) will visit South Harrison at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Tygarts Valley (6-2)

Brett Smith 4 0-0 8, Logan George 2 1-2 5, Willie Walden 1 2-2 4, Cole Arbogast 2 2-2 6, Ben Taylor 1 0-0 2, Aiden Row 1 0-2 2, Daniel Taylor 4 0-1 10. Totals 15 5-9 37

Notre Dame (7-1)

Gabe Zummo 5 0-0 12, Nathan Helm 4 0-0 8, Tyler Hardesty 3 0-0 7, Joel Maurer 6 2-6 14, Jaiydn West 2 3-3 7, Clay Martino 2 0-0 4, Elias Gordon 1 2-2 4, Garrrett Collins 1 1-3 3, Josh Frazier 1 0-0 3, Sam Snider 1 0-0 2, Mark Taylor 1 0-0 2, Kobe Martino 1 0-0 3, Elijah Goodman 2 0-0 4. Totals 30 8-14 73

Tygarts Valley 12 8 3 14 — 37

Notre Dame 25 19 13 16 — 73

3-point goals: TV 2 (D. Taylor 2), ND 5 (Zummon 2, Hardesty, Frazier and K. Martino)

Pendleton County 85

Harman 55

HARMAN – Timmy Thorne fired in 26 points to lead Pendleton County to an 85-55 win over Harman on Tuesday night.

Laird Sweet added 14 points, all in the first quarter, for the Wildcats and Bailey Thompson contributed 10.

Clayton Knotts had 12 points and Braydan Huffman 11 for the Panthers, who are now 3-5 and will visit the Liberty junior varsity team next Monday.

Pendleton County improved to 5-5 and is scheduled to host Pocahontas County at 7:30 p.m. today.

Pendleton County (5-5)

Marcus Sites 3 0-0 6, Javin Kuykendall 1 2-2 4, Josh Wagoner 2 1-1 6, Draven Roberts 1 0-0 2, Bailey Thompson 3 4-6 10, Laird Sweet 5 0-0 14, Isaiah Gardiner 2 1-2 5, Taylor Wimer 3 1-2 7, Cam Kisamore 1 2-4 4, Timmy Thorne 12 3-3 27. Totals 33 14-20 85

Harman (3-5)

Braydan Huffman 4 0-0 11, Michael Lambert 2 1-2 5, Clayson Knotts 5 2-3 12, Jacob Teter 3 0-1 6, Bryson Shillingburg 2 4-5 8, Hunter Dudley 1 4-5 6, Coy Teter 3 0-2 6, Tristan Bishop 0 1-2 1, B.J. Arbogast 0 0-0 0, Lance Adamson 0 0-0 0, Peyton Mullenax 0 0-0 0, Mason Eye 0 0-0 0, Darrell Armentrout 0 0-0 0, Gabe Ketterman 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 12-20 55

Pendleton County 29 19 15 22 — 85

Harman 8 12 15 20 — 55

3-point goals: PC 5 (Sweet 4, Wagoner). Harman 3 (Huffman 3)

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