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Tucker girls knock off No. 9 Irish

HAMBLETON — Tucker County succeeded in avenging an opening-season loss to Class A, No. 9 Notre Dame by never trailing after the first quarter en route to a 59-43 win on Friday night. Junior Terra Kuhn paced the Lady Mountain Lions with a double-double, scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 ...

Lady Tigers suffer home loss to BHS

ELKINS — Emily Riggs tossed in 13 points to help lead Bridgeport to a 48-24 win over Elkins Friday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. Rory Marple added 11 points for the Lady Indians, who improved to 11-7 on the season with their third straight ...

Lady Bucs coast to win over Lady Colts

PHILIPPI — Two-time Class AAA state runner-up Buckhannon-Upshur proved to be too much to handle for Philip Barbour on Friday night as the Lady Bucs picked up 65-36 win in Big 10 Conference action. Led by freshman Shelby McDaniels, the Lady Bucs placed three in double-digit scoring. ...

Snyder’s 32 points not enough as Tucker bows to Irish

HAMBLETON— Tucker County senior Jeffrey Snyder recorded a double-double with 32 points and 13 rebounds on Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to keep Class A, No. 1 Notre Dame from grabbing an 83-73 road victory. “We played hard,” Mountain Lions coach Jim Ambrose said. “I was ...

TVHS falls in WVHIT

ST. MARYS — A strong first quarter coupled with 14 points from James Mooney helped lead St. Mary's to a 58-39 win over Tygarts Valley Friday night WVHIT action. Peyton Auxier added 11 and Richard Dornon nine points each for the Blue Devils (11-4), who led 18-6 after one quarter play and ...

Harman gets past Union in WVHIT play

MOUNT STORM — Braydan Huffman tallied 14 points as Harman picked up a 51-19 road win over Union Friday night in WVHIT action. The Panthers (7-6) also received 13 points from Michael Lambert. Colton Reed led the Tigers (3-11) with six points. Harman will travel to Pendleton County ...

Petersburg boys topple Moorefield

MOOREFIELD — Petersburg returned to the win column Thursday night with a 63-54 verdict over Moorefield. The Vikings had dropped their previous contest to PVC rival Berkeley Springs. “I thought we played well at times and really made an effort to get the ball into the paint as we ...

Lady Hornet cagers cruise

ELKINS — The Elkins Middle School girls basketball teams claimed wins over Philippi Thursday night at EMS gymnasium. The varsity squad claimed a 42-7 win as Autumn Lane scored 12 points and Celia Ricottilli and Gracelin Corley chipped in six points each. Emerson Haddix followed with ...

Indians hold off Tigers in Big 10 play

BRIDGEPORT — Jake Bowen tossed in 27 points as Class AA, No. 8 Bridgeport pulled away late to hand Elkins a 73-56 setback Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play. The Tigers, who had won six straight games, trailed 33-24 at the intermission before cutting the deficit to six, at 51-45, ...

Lilly powers Bucs over PBHS

TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur placed four players in double figures to roll past Philip Barbour, 80-53, Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play. Senior Dawson Lilly led the Bucs (7-6, 7-3 Big 10) with 24 points. Brayden Cutlip added a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, ...

Wilburn records 1,000th career point in D&E loss

CANTON, Ohio — Kali Wilburn scored her 1,000th career point in Davis & Elkins College’s 55-48 loss at Malone Thursday night in G-MAC play. Wilburn, who led all scorers with 19 points, became the 22nd player in school history to reach the milestone, and the fifth player during ...

D&E captures road victory

CANTON, Ohio — The Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball team picked up their second conference win of the season with a 78-73 win over Malone on Thursday night. The contest was close throughout the first half, with the Pioneers taking a seven-point lead, at 38-31, at the break. ...

EMS boys sweep Philippi Middle

PHILIPPI — The Elkins Middle School varsity squad slipped past Philippi, 44-42, on Thursday night. Cory Harper fired in 17 points and Ben Baines added 14 for the Hornets. Kaden Humphreys had 15 points and Alfred Isch 10 for the Bulldogs. Elkins improved to 9-4 on the season. In JV ...

Elkins swims past B-U

ELKINS — The Elkins High School boys and girls recorded wins over Buckhannon-Upshur Wednesday on Senior Night at George A. Myles Pool on the Davis & Elkins College campus. The Tiger boys cruised to a 123-38 victory, while the EHS girls claimed a close-fought 79-75 ...

Posey sparks Lewis to victory over EHS girls

ELKINS — Bella Posey scored a game-high 15 points to help lead Lewis County to a 47-37 win over Elkins Wednesday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium. Olivia Krinov and Emma Cayton added 11 points each for the Minutemaids (9-6). Lewis County held a ...

Harman girls, boys earn wins

HARMAN — Jamen Dudley tossed in 24 points and Sheridan Bonner recorded her 11th double-double of the season to lift Harman to a 58-25 win over Paw Paw on Wednesday night. Dudley also had eight rebounds, two assists and three blocked shots, while Bonner had 12 points and 14 rebounds to go ...

Tucker girls best Cougars

BAKER — Tucker County dominated from the start to handle East Hardy, 83-15, Wednesday night in Potomac Valley Conference play. The Lady Mountain Lions led 28-1 after the first quarter en route to improving to 10-3 on the season. The lead was 45-7 at halftime and 70-11 going into the ...

Pendleton wins at Turner Ashby

BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Pendleton County placed four players in double figures to claim a 64-55 win over Turner Ashby (Va.) on Wednesday night. Marcus Sites and Timmy Thorne both had 17 points for the Wildcats, while Bailey Thompson added 13 and Laird Sweet 12. Thorne also had 10 rebounds for a ...

AB spikers drop road match

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — The Alderson Broaddus men’s volleyball team fell to Geneva College 3-0 on Wednesday night. The Battlers went up 10-9 in the first set, followed by a kill by Cameron Snaden and an attack error by Geneva. The Golden Tornadoes started to string together points and took ...

Wesleyan men earn MEC win over Rams

BUCKHANNON —West Virginia Wesleyan pulled away from Shepherd midway through the second half to record a 75-66 win over Shepherd on Wednesday night at the Rockefeller Center. The Bobcats improved to 7-10 overall and 4-7 in the MEC. Shepherd fell to 10-7 overall and 6-5. Fred Brondsted had ...