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Elkins too much for NM; TV earns win

September 26, 2012
By Andrew Davis and By Jesse Skiles - Staff Writer and Sports Correspondent , The Inter-Mountain

Jacob Schoonover had two goals and an assist to lead Elkins past North?Marion 5-1 Tuesday in Big 10 Conference action.

Mason Schoonover added two goals, while Cord Elmer added one for the Tigers (7-5-2).

Jonathan Gainer had one assist for Elkins.

The Tigers outshot North?Marion 10-3 in the contest and held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Cody Bland scored for the Huskies.

Walter King had two keeper saves in goal for Elkins.

The victory was the 100th win for head coach Andy Montgomery. In his career, he has won four sectional titles and advanced to regional play three times.

"Our passing, especially in the second half, was very good tonight," Montgomery said. "We started a little slowly but made some adjustments to get some good chances that we were able to finish. We hope to continue this kind of play as we approach the playoffs."

Elkins visits Liberty on?Thursday at 7;30 p.m. for a Big 10 Conference matchup.

Preston 2,

Buckhannon-Upshur 0

TENNERTON Preston utilized a pair of ill-fated Buckhannon-Upshur deflections Tuesday night, parlaying them into the evening's only two goals in a 2-0 Knight victory.

Tyler Davis scored the first goal when a Knight cross deflected through a maze of B-U defenders in the box. Preston held the tight 1-0 lead until halftime, before adding an insurance goal in the second half.

Nick Royce also scored a tally of the unassisted variety. Another deflected ball off a B-U defender found the net for goal number two, and sealed the victory.

Goalkeeper Chris Orwig collected eight saves for the Bucs (7-6)

Buckhannon-Upshur visits North Marion on Thursday.

College Golf

Davis & Elkins fired a team score of 575, shooting their way to a second-place finish at the WVIAC Central Regional at Canaan Valley Resort. The 13-team, 65 golfer field was won by Concord, who carded a team score of 568.

Concord's Evan Muscari won the individual title in the event, firing an eight-under par 136 for the tournament, posting back-to-back rounds of 68. Mike Rutherford led the Senators, placing third individually with a 141 (71-70), and Cameron Buist in fifth with a 142 (73-69). Rounding out the D&E scorers were Sabastian Bendsen at 144 (71-73), Christopher Young at 148 (75-73) and Ethan Slaubaugh 156 (77-79).

West Virginia Wesleyan placed tenth in the event, recording a team score of 613. Ben McMillion had a solid day two, firing a three under-par 69. He ended at 144 (75-69), tied for eighth overall in the tournament with Bendsen.

Davis & Elkins



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