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No. 1 Fort Hill pushes win streak to 7; Frankfort routs Berkeley Springs; Paw Paw tops Hancock

Jan. 24—ACCIDENT — Four Fort Hill players finished in double figures, and the top-ranked Sentinels crushed Northern, 84-41, on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive win.

Fort Hill upped its record to 9-2 overall and 5-0 in the Western Maryland Athletic Conference. Northern fell to 5-8 and is winless in six WestMAC contests.

The Sentinels led 21-13, 41-25 and 67-34 after the first three quarters.

Deshaun Brown scored a game-high 20 points — the fifth time the senior has topped the 20-point threshold this season. Gavin Carney added 13 points, his fourth straight outing in double figures, and Steven Spencer and Jabril Daniels added 11 apiece.

Liam Hamilton added seven points, and Gamil Daniels, Landen Sweitzer and Landon Sensabaugh scored six each. Sensabaugh and Sweitzer made two 3-pointers each.

Abe Schilpp paced Northern with 13 points, his eighth straight game with at least 10 points. Robbie Rollman was second on the Huskies with nine points.

Fort Hill is at Washington on Thursday at 7 p.m. Northern hosts Meyersdale on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

No. 5 Frankfort 73, Berkeley Springs 60

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Jeremy Phillips scored a game-high 22 points to power Frankfort over Berkeley Springs on Tuesday night.

The Falcons (6-5) now have a winning percentage over .500 for the second time this season. Their record stood at 3-2 after beating Keyser, 67-58, on Dec. 22 before three straight losses. They've now won three in a row.

Frankfort led Berkeley Springs 21-16 after the first quarter, 39-26 at the half and 56-37 after three periods.

Darius Gray and Cam Layton also ended in double figures for Frankfort with 11 points each. Jake Layton and Jeremiah Babo chipped in eaight apiece.

Holden Gurson was the high scorer for Berkeley Springs with 20 points.

The Indians won the junior varsity game 48-33. Lanson Orndorf paced the Frankfort JVs with 13 points.

Frankfort hosts Hampshire (4-7) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Paw Paw 67, Hancock 58

PAW PAW, W.Va. — Paw Paw overcame a slow start with a dominant second quarter and dominated at the free-throw line to defeat Hancock on Tuesday.

The Pirates (10-5) shot 31 more free throws than Hancock, making 22 of 39 from that range.

Hancock led 14-5 after the first quarter when Paw Paw controlled the second 21-9 to lead 26-23 at the half. The Pirates took a 39-33 edge into the fourth, where they outscored the Panthers, 28-25, to hold on.

Greyson Corbett scored 20 points and added 11 rebounds to pace Paw Paw. Donovan Tanouye added 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and Aiden Crabtree and Taylor Carder also ended in double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Jordyn King (14 points), Aiden McCarty (14) and Jacob Anderson (12) had double digit scoring outputs for Hancock.

Paw Paw hosts Shanksville on Saturday at noon.