Hornet cagers split tilts with B-UMS

TENNERTON – Bryson Johnston fired in 20 points as Buckhannon-Upshur edged Elkins Middle School, 36-33, on Thursday night.

Aaron Sharp had nine points and Isaiah Merritt seven for the Hornets (5-2).

In the JV contest, A.J. Friedman’s 3-pointer with eight seconds left lifted EMS to a 20-19 win.

The Hornets (5-0) were led by Aiden Lambert with 10 points, followed by Friedman with six.

Jerian Westfall led the Little Bucs with 12.

Elkins will return to action Monday evening at East Fairmont.