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Hampshire upsets No. 5 Frankfort, 66-63, in overtime

Feb. 26—ROMNEY, W.Va. — Hampshire made 22 of 28 free throws Saturday, and the Trojans edged No. 5 Frankfort, 66-63, in overtime.

Frankfort (15-7), which entered having won 12 of 13 games, led 14-11 after the first quarter and 25-22 at the half, but Hampshire (8-14) won the fourth 19-13 to take a 41-38 lead into the fourth.

The Falcons leveled the tally at 57 to force overtime; there, Hampshire outscored Frankfort, 9-6, to earn the upset. Matt Medina was 4 for 4 at the foul line in the extra period.

Jenson Fields paced Hampshire with 16 points, followed by Jordan Gray with 14 and Dylan Striesel with 13. Gray was 8 for 10 from the charity stripe.

Frankfort, which shot 10 for 19 at the line, had three double-figure scorers: Cam Layton (18), Cam Lynch (17) and Jeremy Phillips (14).

The Falcons made seven 3-pointers. Layton hit three and Phillips buried a pair. Fields drilled two treys to lead Hampshire.

The Frankfort junior varsity team traveled to Petersburg Saturday to take on Pendleton County, defeating the Wildcats, 66-54. Bryson Grady (19 points), Lanson Orndorf (13), Kycin Waites (12) and Ethan Talley (11) scored in double figures for the Falcons. Pendleton was led by Caleb Armentrout with 19 points.

Both Frankfort and Hampshire were named the top seeds in their respective sections and have a bye until the championship game Friday.