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PAGE B2 Wednesday, January 10, 2018 SPORTS and SPIRI I ' " ' of JE.I ERSON t" ,RMER'S ADVOCATE SPORTS IN BRIEF Shepherd football players earn All-America honors KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Four members of the Shepherd Uni- versity football team have been named to the 2017 D2Foot- ball.corn All-America team. Senior offensive lineman Lavonte Hights was a first team selection, senior quarterback Connor Jessop and senior defensive end Myles Humphrey were sec- ond team choices, while sophomore tight end DJ. Cornish was an honorable mention choice. Hights, who finished third in the Gene Upshaw award bal- loting, was a All-America choice for the sec- ond consecutive year. He set the Shepherd all-time mark for consecutive Starts with 49. Hights anchored an offensive line that h:e!ped Shepherd rank third nationally in scoring offense, fifth in total:0ffense, and seventh in passing offense. Jessop, who finished fourth in the Harlon Hill award bal- loting, completed 240-of-294 passes for 3,532 yards and 40 touchdowns. He also rushed 61 times for 355 yards and six scores. Humphrey was a All-America choice for the second consecutive year. He led the Rams with 13 sacks (-73 yards) and 20.5 tackles-for-loss (-92 yards). He re- corded 59 tackles (47 solo stops) on the year. Cornish had 36 receptions for 561 yards and six touch- downs. He was third on the team in all three categories. His 70.13 receiving yards per game average was also third on the team. Shepherd finished the season with a 10-1 record as the Mountain East Conference champion. The Rams advanced to the NCAA II playoffs for the llth time. -- Shepherd Sports Information WVU up to No. 2 in AP Poll MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia moved up to No. 2 in this week's Associated Press Top 25 poll for men's basketball. The Mountaineers (14-1,3-0 Big I2) trail only No. 1 Villano- va and received 12 first-place Votes. Virginia, which WVU beat 68-61 on Dec. 5 in Morgantown, is No. 3 this week. It is the highest ranking in the Ap poll for aWest Virginia team since Dec. 29, 1959 during Jerry West's senior season in Mor- gantown, WVU hosted Baylor on Tuesday at the Coliseum in Morgantown, with tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m. Senior guard Jevon Carter continues to lead the country in steals with 55 and has boosted his school-record total to 273 heading into to- night's Baylor game Carter (1,368 career points)is within six of passing forward Ricky Robinson for 21st place all-time in school history. WVU's record since the adoption of 'Press Virginia' following the 2013-14 season is 93-29 heading into tonight's game against the Bears. WVU will travel to No. 8 Texas Tech this Saturday for a 2 p,m. game. -- Gazette-Mail Middle school hoops scores Seventh grade Mountain Ridge 47 Harpers Ferry 25 GERRARDSTOWN -- Bayden Hartman scored 16 points and Trevor Bohrer had seven to lift Mountain Ridge to a vic- tory. Daquan Shipe's 10 points led Harpers Ferry. Mountain Ridge improved to 6-2 overall. Eighth grade Mountain Ridge 55 Harpers Ferry 34 GERRARDSTOWN -Jacob Miller scored 21 points and Parker Mackey nine as Mountain Ridge improved to 3-5 with a victory over Harpers Ferry. Sammy Valaike scored 12 for Harpers Ferry. Shepherdstown 46, Hedgesville 28 HEDGESVILLE -- Will Shively had 17 points to lead Shepherdstown to a victory over Hedgesville. Cameron John- son scored 11 points for the Cardinals (6-2). Kolton Cloud's nine points led Hedgesville. JEFFERSON HIGH's Garcia Garcia was one of six individual winners for the Cougars on SaturdaY.iSOh won the free at a time of 1:03.53. i!! PROUDLY SPONSORED BY Start your total fitness experience today! 1- 800-574-1648 The Jefferson High wres- tling team hosted the defter- son Invitational Tournament on Saturday in Shenando- ah Junction. In the photos to the right and below, the wrestlers compete against one another in the Jefferson High gymnasium. The Cougars are sched- uled to travel to the Rebel Duals this Friday and Sat- urday. On Friday, the match- es are set to begin at 3 p.m and Saturday things get un- derway at 9 a.m. Jefferson will head to the Loudoun Valley Duals the following weekend. DAVID PENNOn( SHEPHERDSTOWN - Senior guard Morgan Arden set a pro- gram single-game mark with a game-high 40 points to lead Shep- herd to a 78-66 win over Concord in MEC women's basketball ac- tion at the Butcher Center on Thursday. Arden connected on 16-of-22 shots with a 7-of-ll effort from three-point range. She Was 1-of-1 from the line. Arden's 40 points broke the previous record of 37 which she shared with Shepherd Hall-of-Famer Shery Price. Her seven three-pointers tie the sin- gle-game mark set by Sandi Goulet against Alderson Broaddus on Feb. 26, 1999. The Rams return to action on Saturday when they host UVa-Wise for a 2 p.m. contest. Arden also scored a game- high 22 points to lead Shepherd to a 65-53 win over UVa-Wise in MEC women's basketball action at the Butcher Center on Satur- day. The Rams improved to 8-6 overall and 4-4 in conference play. The Shepherd men also won Saturday over UVa-Wise 85-71. Se- nior forward AJ Carr scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Rams to victory. The Rams return to action on Thursday when they travel to Notre Dame for a 7:30 p.m. contest. -- Shepherd Sports Information DAVID PENNO(~N Shepherd University's Morgan Arden set a progrm single-game mark with a game-high 40 p()[n{~; to leid Shepherd to a 78-66 win over Concord on Thursday. ~ wi Sierra Knott won the 50 free at 27.92 and Kate Hefner won the 100 fly at FROM PAGE B1 1:15.85. medley at 2:21.44. The Eagles were Also for the Cougars, Maya Garcia able to come out on top over Brunswick captured the 100 free at 1:03.53. Sofija 51-37. Lotze won the 500 free at 6:29.75 and For the Jefferson girls team, the Sophie Beddingfield took home the Cougars also won over Hedgesville I00 backstroke with aitin e Of 1:14.58. 66-28 and Brunswick 64-27. The girls Jefferson ended the day by sweeping all had multiple individual winners on the three relays. day. Lily Simmons won the 200 IM at a Additional scores on the girls side time of 2:34.22. JEFFERSON HIGH's Hanson Hanson took home the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:44.63 to help the Cougars sweep Satur- day's meet. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY who finished the day with wins in 200 free at 2:18.32 and the 100 breast at 1:19.16. Hedgesville took home the wiri over Brunswick 51-37. The swim teams will be back in the pool this coming Saturday at Shepherd University. Jefferson will compete witlj Musselman, Strasburg, Va and Central Woodstock, Va at 4:30 p.m. Theft Hedgesville, Washington, Martinsburg and Spring Mills will do battle at 7:30 i~: Complete Vehicle Repair Center I Bddgestone/Flrestone Dealer I i Computedzed Dlagnostlcs I TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC. Allgnments| Shuttle Service I 304.876.6835 To.l SoMme | I I Mon. - Fri. 8am to 6pm J Saturday 8am to 12 noon J Sunday Closed 866-305-7264 : I ~ 8997 ~ ' ' '" '" "'sss.6sg.96~9 1 WASHINGTON HIGH's .4 l r Simpson was a member of the 200 free relay that finished first, the 200 medley relay that finished 2nd and had two individual 3rd places in the 50 free and the 100 back helping lead the WHS girls to a 2-1 finish Saturday. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY l - Cowqcdele Vehicle Repalr Center I ,I compu ca m,:er, osn I TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC. AllgnmerrlsI Shuffle Service I 304.876.6.8.35 . ,~,~. 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