Area briefs: Clarke girls finish sweep of Judges
Posted: December 7, 2012
From Star staff reports
WINCHESTER — The Clarke County girls’ basketball team led by 18 at halftime and was never threatened the rest of the way as it swept its non-district series with Handley with a 63-26 win Thursday evening.
The Eagles (4-0) held the Judges to just nine points in the second half and got an all-around performance from senior Becky Smith, who went for 14 points, seven steals, three rebounds and three assists.
Handley (2-3) got eight points apiece from freshmen Alysandra Worrell and Angelica Robinson in the loss.
Applemen 63, Colonels 43
INWOOD, W.Va. — James Wood dropped to 2-2 with a non-district loss to Musselman (W.Va.) Thursday.
The Colonels were led by Brooke Nesselrodt (20 points), Keiana Brooks (10 points) and Morgan Duncan (seven points, 12 rebounds).
Musselman was led by Brianna Carson (19 points).
Eagles 87, Colonels 83
BEALETON — James Wood dropped its first game of the season with a non-district loss to Liberty Thursday night.
The Colonels (1-1) were led by Nick Foura (27 points), Ryland Williams (17 points), Michael Carter (14 points), Cam Butler (13 points) and Peyton Crickman (10 points).
C.J. Lindsay scored 33 points and Xavier Colbert had 30 points for Liberty.
Tierney earns PBC All-Academic honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. — South Carolina-Aiken sophomore Hannah Tierney was one of three USC-A players named to the 2012 Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team on Thursday.
Tierney, a former standout at James Wood High School, claims the honor for the first time in her Pacer career.
Tierney finished her sophomore season in 2012 for USC Aiken with a team-best 77 blocks to go along with 191 kills. She led the Pacers in solo blocks (14), block assists (63) and averaged 0.72 blocks per set.
In the classroom, Tierney presently owns a 3.726 grade point average as an Exercise and Sports Science major.