2018-01-24 / Sports

Berkeley Springs Indians down Petersburg and Hancock

by Jamie Harris


Senior Ayden Lackey adds two with a score in the paint. Payton Mann, 4, Colin Breeden, 3 and Hancock player Mason Golden, 23, also pictured. Senior Ayden Lackey adds two with a score in the paint. Payton Mann, 4, Colin Breeden, 3 and Hancock player Mason Golden, 23, also pictured. The Berkeley Springs Indians Varsity Basketball Team continued their red hot win streak as they downed Petersburg and Hancock this past week.

The Indians hit the road for a trip to Grant County and a contest with the Petersburg Vikings on Friday, January 19.

By the end of the first quarter the Tribe held a 12-10 lead. Berkeley Springs got six points from senior standout Colin Breeden, four from Nate Mason and two from Ty’Jae Armstrong.

The Indians got their offensive rhythm going in the second quarter as they outscored the Vikings 17-13 to take a 29-23 halftime lead. Breeden led the Tribe with seven second quarter points.

In the third quarter, Petersburg came out of the locker room with some momentum and outscored the Tribe 21- 14 to take a 44-43 lead at the end of the period.

In the final period, the Tribe’s defense put the clamps on the Vikings and outscored the home squad 18-8 to take the 77-69 win.

The Indians were led by Breeden who led all scorers with 28 points. Mason Sipe and Ethan Barkley each chipped in with 14 points. Armstrong (nine points), Mason (six points), Ayden Lackey (five points) and Nathan Osborn (one point) rounded out the scoring for Berkeley Springs.

In the junior varsity game the Indians took a 43-36 win. The junior varsity Indians were led by Nathan Bland (20 points), Luke Spielman (eight points), Cameron King (six points), Cody Fisher (four points), Larry Miller (three points) and Hunter Du- Vall (two points).

The Indians hosted the Hancock Panthers in both junior varsity and varsity action on Saturday, January 20.

In the junior varsity game the Indians took a 66-34 win over the JV Panthers.

The junior varsity Tribe was led by Bland (15 points), Spielman (12 points), Carson Stotler (12 points), DuVall (six points), Fisher (four points), Dominic Rider (three points), Miller (three points), Ethan Whipple (three points), Zac Spillman (two points), Austin Crouse (two points), Trenton Kyne (two points) and Trey Roof (two points).

In the varsity game, the Indians outscored the Panthers 42-28 in the first half and from there cruised to a 79-48 win.

The Indians were led by Breeden (21 points), Armstrong (14 points), Payton Mann (11 points), Lackey (10 points), Barkley (eight points), Osborn (six points), Bland (three points), King (two points), Stotler (two points) and Spielman (two points).

The Indians are now 9-3 for the season.

The Indians traveled to Clear Spring, Md. on Monday, January 22 and will have away games with Frankfort on Tuesday, January 30.

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