The Times West Virginian

February 18, 2014

Fairmont Senior tops Lincoln on road, 67-57


Times West Virginian

— Fairmont Senior’s boys’ team picked up another Big 10 Conference win Monday night, beating Lincoln, 67-57, on the road.

After leading by just four at halftime with a 30-26 lead, the Polar Bears broke the game open in the third quarter to take a 13-point lead into the fourth. Joseph Leon got the fire ignited, scoring nine of his 17 points in the third period. Collectively, the Polar Bears outscored the Cougars, 23-13, in the quarter.

Darhius Nunn also scored 17 points just two days after scoring a career-high 24.

Lincoln was led by Frank Spadafore and Cody Carpenter with 11 points each as Lincoln dropped to 8-9 overall and 3-8 in the Big 10.

Fairmont Senior improved to 9-7 on the season and 5-4 in the conference. They’ll take the court next on Wednesday as the Polar Bears host rival North Marion for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.

Barrackville advances in Mason Dixon Tournament

Barrackville’s JV and varsity boys teams both advanced in Mason Dixon tournament play Monday night.

The varsity team, seeded ninth, pulled out a thriller against eighth seeded Clay-Battelle, 32-31, for the win.

Chase Moore hit two free throws with 3.9 seconds to go to seal the win for Barrackville. Leading the way for the Bison was Ty Thorne with nine points.

Moore added eight, Robert Murphy six, Gunner Murphy five and Brandon Beers four. Chris Phares led the Bisons defensively.

Barrackville will advance to play at No. 1 Trinity at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

In the JV game, Barrackville beat Short Line, 32-19, to advance.

The Bison picked up their second win of the season, led Adam Hoffman and Ethan Darden with 10 points each. Cain Gray and Trevor Tonkin added four each while Nathan McGee and Lex Shaffer each scored two.

Barrackville will advance to play at No. 1 Trinity at 6 p.m. tonight.

Mannington tops Monogah in JV Mason Dixon Tournament

In the JV tournament, fourth-seeded Mannington beat fifth-seeded Monogah, 38-37, to advance.

Monogah was led by Stacy Thompson with 14 points, Eric McIntire with 12 points and Chase Colanero with seven points.