Men's Basketball: Catamounts speed past WVU-Parkersburg


Tyrell Edmiston
Tyrell Edmiston slams down two of his points during Potomac State's win over WVU-P. Photo by Raymond Burner


By Tessa Sawyers  Mineral Daily News-Tribune Correspondent

KEYSER—Potomac State triumphed over West Virginia University-Parkersburg last night with a score of 87-56.

Top scorers for Potomac State were Travis Brown with 17 points, Zackery White with 11 and a tie for ten points between Tyrell Edmiston and George Chase.

Jai Wright made 17 points for WVU- Parkersburg and Carnail Long made 10.

Potomac State dominated the first half.

George Chase took the ball on the tip-off.

Avery Stuckey made the first basket of the game, followed by a jump-shot from Torrey Mayo. Travis Brown rebounded for a shot.

Then a foul on Etienne and two free throws brought the score to 6-0 Potomac State College.

The first basket for West Virginia University-Parkersburg came from Jai Wright, but Etienne took the ball right back down the court and was fouled for two free throws in the Catamounts’ favor.

Brown made one basket, then was assisted for a three-pointer by Tyrell Edmiston to bring the score to 13-2 with five minutes left in the quarter.

Wright hit two free-throws and a three-pointer. Edmiston stole the ball from Parkersburg for a slam-dunk. Braeden Cobbil, Parkersburg, made it in from under the basket.

Edmiston rebounded to Chase for two points followed an Edmiston layup with 9:20 left in the half. Zackery White continued the Catamount kill-streak with a shot for two to push the score to 21-9 Potomac State.

Curl Dixon hit one free-throw for Parkersburg. Casey Elza put Potomac State ahead three and Brown made a layup soon after. Chase assisted Edmiston on a dunk for two to put Potomac State College ahead 20 points.

Brown stole the ball from Parkersburg for an attempted layup, but was hit in the head by Jeff Lettridge for one free-throw.

Edmiston hit another dunk to make the score 35-11 Catamounts.

Zakeen Davis tipped in Stuckey's ball for another two points.

Curl Dixon shot another free-throw.

Carnail Long made two for Parkersburg. Brown and Edmiston made 5 points total to end the half with 43-17, Potomac State, the score.

Parkersburg started with the ball and a basket from Wright. However, Etienne got the crowd going with an alley-oop style dunk.