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B1 Wednesday, February 7, 2018 q Pet Out & About B8 Hiltory talk B 10 DAVID PENNOCK Multiple swimmers dive into the pool during Saturday's Class AAA, Region II swim meet at Shepherd University. The Washington boys earned the top spot. By ZACH CUMBERLAND CHARLES TOWN -- The Washington High boys swim team completed a back-to-back Class AAA, Region II title run on Saturday at Shepherd Uni- versity, The Patriots finished with 134 total points to Jefferson High's 119 in the 22-event meet. The next closest team was Fairmont Senior with a 66-point total. The Polar Bears were followed by Hampshire in the fourth spot with 52 points and then Hedgeville in fifth with 51. Musselman (39), Spring Mills (24), Martinsburg (18), and East Fairmont (7) finished out the meet in sixth through ninth place. i Kyle Carson helped the Patriots get the job done by swimming to victo- ry in the 200 individual medley (2:09.33, 17 seconds) and the 500 freestyle (5:09.89). Washington also had multiple other top performers on the day, (See SWIMMING Page B2) The Washington High boys swim team had several top performers Satur- day, including Kyie Carson, Lucas Costell0, Eric McClaflin and Cory Thom- ason -- all four swimmers came in victorious for the Patriots. BASKETBALL cont" st By ZACH CUMBERLAND CHARLES TOWN -- With only a few weeks remaining in the Eastern Panhandle Athlet- ic Conference regular season, the Musselman Applemen boys basketball team remains on top in the standings. The Applemen (13-2) are cur- rently ranked No. 3 in the state, just behind No. 1 Parkersburg South and No. 2 University. Musselman is a perfect 6-0 in conference play this season, just ahead of the Martinsburg Bull- dogs at 7-1. Martinsburg and Musselman are set to collide Friday night in a matchup that will likely de- cide the regular season confer- ence race. Jefferson traveled to Martinsburg on Tuesday after press time. The Cougars fell to Mussel- man last week in a hard fought 68-61 loss in Inwood. Jefferson had gained a 19-11 first-quarter lead before going on to lead by two at halftime. The Applemen managed to make a comeback, though, and were back up, 48-38, by the end of the third quarter. Mussel- man moved its lead to 16 points by the fourth before Jefferson fought back to cut the lead down six late in the game. Senior forward Scooter Gaskins dropped in a team-high 22 points in the loss. Mussel- man's Jake Stephens ended with 26 points and had 19 rebounds to lead the Applemen. Before the loss to Musselman, the Cougars were wiped out by Hedgesville 70-29 on the road. Looking ahead, Jefferson and Washington will face off in their second matchup this season on (See APPLEMEN Page B2) ;/ 238 W. Washington ,/ MIX OUP WITH AND St. in Charles Town i00 304-725-3186 Join Internist Dr. Cathy Funk as she identifies the risk factors of heart disease in women and what options are available locally to help you get heart healthy. Dr. Funk will be joined by Cardiologists Dr. Don Mishra and Dr. Farrukh Jalisi. William DI Ramsey, MD/FAcB will discuss the history of Hippocrates and .whether his philosophies still guide the practice of modern medicine today. The Pylon Medical History Lecture made possible in part by a grant from the WV Humanities Council. FREE, F UOATIONAL PROQPJ Ul- OPEN TO THE PUBUO Located on the Berkeley Medical Center Campus - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Auditorium~ ~ w.f~ .~ t ~ ~. I(behind thel h.=~ Dorothy McCormack Building) ~.;,:, ~, ! i