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Mtn. Ridge edges Keyser, 52-50; No. 2 East Hardy routs rival Moorefield; BW loses

Jan. 26—KEYSER, W.Va. — Owen McGeady scored a team-high 19 points and Mountain Ridge edged Keyser on Wednesday night for a season sweep of the Golden Tornado.

The Miners (7-6), who defeated Keyser, 68-62, on Dec. 12 in Frostburg, faced a double-digit halftime deficit down 29-19 on Wednesday before dominating the third quarter, 18-8, and outlasting the Tornado (4-7) by two points in the fourth.

McGeady scored 13 of his points after halftime, including a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter. Ian Duncan also ended in double figures for the Miners with 12 points and Eli Sibley added seven.

Keyser was paced by Chase Davis with 18 points, Patrick Liller scored 12 and Jack Stanislawczyk chipped in 11.

Mountain Ridge won the junior varsity game 40-29 behind double-digit scoring performances from Carter Clites (11), AJ Lauder (10) and Levi Clise (10). Braylon McGreevy scored a game-high 15 points for Keyser.

Keyser won the freshman game 43-25. L. Devlin scored 11 points for Keyser, and Kaleb Logan led the Miners with eight.

Mountain Ridge will try for a third straight win at Northern (5-8) on Friday at 7 p.m., who the Miners defeated, 65-47, at home on Monday.

Keyser hosts Moorefield (4-7) on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

No. 2 East Hardy 55 Moorefield 38

BAKER, W.Va. — JW and Jordan Teets nearly outscored Moorefield themselves in a routine East Hardy victory on Wednesday night.

The Cougars (7-1) led 13-11 after the first quarter and 24-19 at the half before getting hot in the second half to outscore the Yellow Jackets, 31-19, the rest of the way.

JW and Jordan Teets each scored 19 points and hit a trio of 3-pointers apiece. Gideon Good added nine points and Evan Hamilton scored six.

Moorefield was led by Ronny Griest with 17 points and Brad Williamson with 12.

East Hardy hosts Berkeley Springs on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Mercersburg 75 Bishop Walsh 29

CUMBERLAND — Rodion Horbensanko and David DiNola combined for 28 points in Bishop Walsh's loss to Mercersburg on Wednesday night.

Horbensanko, a senior, scored a team-high 15 points for the Spartans, and DiNola, a junior, added 15.

"Mercersburg is a talented basketball team and was a tough matchup for us tonight," Bishop Walsh head coach Ryan Mattingly said.

The Spartans are at Hancock on Friday night. Bishop Walsh won the first meeting 60-54 on Dec. 15 in Cumberland.