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MEC Women’s Roundup: Riley Fitzwater Leads Concord Past WV Wesleyan



Concord's Riley Fitzwater (photo via

Former Gilmer County High star Riley Fitzwater recorded a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds as well as four blocks to lead Concord to a 74-61 win against visiting West Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday.

Wesleyan (0-3), led early in the game before Concord (2-1) opened the second quarter with a 12-2 run to take the lead and never trailed again against the Bobcats.

Maggie Guynn chipped in with 17 points and four assists in the win for the Mountain Lions. For WVWC, Courtney Wilfong led the team with 19 points.


The Yellow Jackets (0-3) owned a 37-35 lead at halftime before Notre Dame (3-0) opened the third quarter on a 14-4 to take control of the contest and eventually win on the road in Institute.

NDC’s Jada Marone led all scorers with 25 points to go with six rebounds, five steals and three assists. Teammate Marina Adachi was good Wedensday as well with 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Charity Spears led WVSU with 13 points while Destiny Fields finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and five steals.


The Cardinals rallied in the fourth quarter to grab a win on the road Wednesday with 12 of the game’s final 17 points.

Wheeling (2-1) trailed 72-71 with 3:52 to play following a 10-0 run by the Bobcats (2-1), but Maura Castelluci and Emily Holzopfel led the late charge for the win.

Castelluci finished with 24 points and six rebounds while Lilly Ritz had a double-double with 18 points and 17 rebounds for Wheeling. Holzopfel scored 16 points in the win.

For Frostburg, Morgan Dombroski and Jada Holland both scored 14 points while Ciara Thomas had 13 points.


The Golden Eagles (3-0) remained unbeaten with a win at home against the Battlers on Wednesday.

Brooklyn Pannell led Charleston with 28 points while Erykah Russel had 15 points and seven rebounds.

For AB (1-2), Madeline Moyer scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the loss.


Glenville and visiting D&E were tied 50-50 at halftime Wednesday before the Pioneers (2-1) scored 48 points in the third quarter to take firm control on the game.

Mashayla Cecil scored a team-high 20 points in the win for Glenville State while Zakiyah Winfield finished with 19 points and 10 assists. Taychaun Hubbard also had 19 points for the Pioneers and also grabbed seven rebounds. As a team, Glenville forced 34 turnovers and outscored the Senators 48-15 in points off turnovers.

Jamiyah Johnson finished with a double-double in the loss for D&E (0-2) with 20 points and 14 rebounds.

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