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Senator hoop teams will entertain Seton Hill today

Battlers to visit rival Wesleyan

November 29, 2012
By Joey Kittle Sports Editor , The Inter-Mountain

Davis &?Elkins will begin West Virginia Conference play today at the McDonnell Center against Seton Hill.

Game time is slated for 7:30 p.m.

The Senators will be playing with heavy hearts after the recent passing of assistant coach Roy Simms. Simms died after collapsing during practice on Nov. 17. A moment of silence will be observed before the game, while Saturday's home contest against Pitt-Johnstown will be dedicated to the coach with a memorial service planned for 7 p.m. at Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. A Celebration of Roy's Life will follow at Halliehurst.

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Davis &?Elkins and senior forward Josh Wamsley face Seton Hill today at the McDonnell Center. The former Tygarts Valley High School standout had nine points and five rebounds in the Senators’ loss to Livingstone (N.C.) on Nov. 13.

D&E is 0-1 on the young season after dropping 75-70 decision to Livingstone College on Nov. 13.

Devin Miller scored 22 points in a losing effort, while Shane Brown chipped in with 15.

The Griffins (1-2, 0-1 WVC) are coming off a 63-55 setback to Indiana (Pa.). Junior guard Oliver McGlade and freshman guard Kameron Taylor each had 11 points in the loss.

A preliminary women's contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Senators enter the contest 1-1, while Seton Hill is winless in four games.

In other WVC action this evening, Alderson-Broaddus will travel to Wesleyan for an early-season rivalry matchup.

The Battlers (3-2) defeated Washington Adventist 82-53 on Sunday as Winfield native Adam Kline bucketed 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Senior Kurklin Bohannon added 18 and junior Jonathan Ferguson 17.

The Bobcats (2-1, 0-1 WVC) earned a thrilling 67-66 win over California (Pa.) on Saturday as Chris Dewberry hit a pair of three-pointers inside the final minute of regulation. T.J. Thompson led Wesleyan with 17 points and Noah Cottrill added 15.

A women's tilt between the schools is set for 5:30 p.m.

Contact Joey Kittle by email at jkittle@theintermountain.com.

 
 

 

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