Lady Tigers’ season ends in setback

Moorefield knocks off Harman, Pocahontas advances to title tilt

BRIDGEPORT – The Elkins High School girls basketball team’s season came to an end in a 51-26 setback to Bridgeport Thursday night in Class AA, Region II, Region 1 play.

Taylor Phillips was the lone player in double figures for the Lady Tigers with 10 points.

Emily Riggs tossed in 21 points and Rory Marple added 18 for the Lady Indians, who built a 29-10 halftime advantage.

Elkins finished the campaign with a 7-15 record.

Bridgeport (16-7) will travel to Lincoln on Saturday in the sectional title game.

Elkins (7-15)

Taylor Phillips 3 1-2 10, Haley Smith 2 0-0 4, Haleigh Riggleman 1 0-0 3, Sarah Riggleman 1 0-0 3, Alyssa Severino 0 1-2 1, Gracee Huffman 1 0-2 2, Susan Riggleman 1 0-0 3, Taylor Oldaker 0 0-2 0, Allison Smith 0 0-0 0, Madison Holland 0 0-0 0, Alexis Hare 0 0-0 0, Lily Bradbury 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 2-8 26

Bridgeport (16-7)

Hannah Bartlett 0 0-2 0, Madie Wilson 0 1-1 1, Elizabeth Deniker 1 0-0 2, Macey Phillips 1 0-0 2, Rory Marple 7 1-1 18, Emily Riggs 8 3-3 21, Lauren Riffle 3 1-1 7, Annamarie Pinti 0 0-0 0, Hannah Spurlock 0 0-0 0, McKenzie Koon 0 0-0 0, Paige Humble 0 0-0 0, Olivia Kesling 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 6-8 51

Elkins 3 7 4 12 — 26

Bridgeport 14 15 14 8 — 51

3-point goals: EHS 6 (Phillips 3, H. Riggleman, S. Riggleman and S. Riggleman), BHS 5 (Marple 3, Riggs 2)

Moorefield 50, Harman 28

MOOREFIELD — Lexi Gilhuys and Madison McGregor each scored 14 points to lead Moorefield to a 50-28 win over Harman in Class A, Region II, Section 2 play on Thursday night.

The Lady Yellow Jackets (12-11) advance to face Tucker County at 1 p.m. Saturday at Petersburg High School.

Sheridan Bonner tallied 10 points,13 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots in recording her 15th double-double of the season and Jamen Dudley added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Panthers.

Lindsey Rinker chipped in six assists and Gilhuys five helpers, five steals and six rebounds for Moorefield.

“We did a good job of holding their leading scorer (Rinker) to just seven points,” Harman coach Todd Raines said. “The second quarter really hurt us. We played better in the second half but it wasn’t enough.”

The Lady Panthers finished the season 14-9.

“These girls should be really proud of themselves,” Raines added. “We had a great season and they all have big hearts and play to the buzzer.

“I would like to thank everyone who came out to support them this year.”

Harman (14-9)

Jamen Dudley 5 4-10 14, Sheridan Bonner 5 0-0 10, Natalie Teter 0 1-5 1, Alison Warner 1 1-2 3. Totals 10 6-17 28

Moorefield (12-11)

Lexi Gilhuys 6 2-2 14, Madison McGregor 5 0-0 14, Isabelle Nesbit 1 0-0 2, Lindsey Rinker 3 1-2 7, Gracie O’Neill 2 0-0 4, Remi Hinkle 2 0-0 4, Gianna Fair 1 0-0 2, Regan Davy 1 1-2 3. Totals 21 4-6 50

Harman 2 3 8 15 — 28

Moorefield 11 12 18 9 — 50

3-point goals: Harman 2 (Bonner 2), MHS 4 (McGregor 4)

Pocahontas County 56

Charleston Catholic 37

DUNMORE – Pocahontas County advanced to the Class A, Region III, Section 1 title game with a 56-37 win over Charleston Catholic on Thursday night.

The Lady Warriors (18-3) will host Midland Trail at 7 p.m. today in the title game.

Pocahontas County, which held a 42-18 rebounding advantage and forced 23 Lady Irish turnovers, led 30-22 at the intermission before building a 13-point cushion, at 44-31, after three quarters.

Brianna Hefner had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Laila Calhoun 13 points, Charity Warder 10 points and 12 rebounds and Alexa Taylor five assists for the Lady Warriors, who defeated Midland Trail, 58-37, earlier this year.

Hannah Rahin had 15 points and Isabella Cinco 10 for the Charleston Catholic, which ended the season 8-16.

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