FROM STAFF REPORTS
KEYSER, W.Va. — Gage Shaffer scored 19 points and Frankfort was able to maintain a 10-point lead for most of the evening as the Falcons got past host Keyser 55-40 in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action.
Shaffer made eight shots from the floor and went 3-for-3 at the foul line for 19 points. Chase Detrick used four three-pointers to score 14 points and Thane Cutter finished with eight points for the Falcons.
Frankfort got out to an 18-11 lead over the Golden Tornado in the first quarter and was ahead 27-17 at halftime. The lead remained at 10 by the end of the third, 38-28, before the Falcons added five more points to the pile in the fourth.
For Keyser, Christian Smith scored eight points and Juwan Jarrells added seven. Smith was also his team’s leading rebounder with seven.
Keyser won the junior varsity game by a score of 45-31. Timmy Biser had 13 points and five steals, Malik Harper had 10 points and five rebounds and Jarrells added 10 points. Tanner Oaks led Frankfort with seven points.
Frankfort (4-9, 3-6 AMAC) hosts Southern on Wednesday. Keyser (1-8, 1-7) plays Saturday at Hampshire.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
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