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Area Briefs: Limoges thriving for Penn State hockey team | Sports

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Winchester native Alex Limoges scored a pair of first-period goals as No.9 Penn State defeated No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 in Big Ten men’s ice hockey action on Saturday.

Limoges scored back-to-back goals to help the Nittany Lions (11-5-1) erase a 1-0 lead by the Fighting Irish (11-5-1), who had won a 5-4 matchup the previous night.

Limoges’ first tally was a short-handed goal, off a breakaway feed from Evan Barratt, that tied the score at 1-1. About seven minutes later, Barratt again found Limoges open at the left side of the Notre Dame net and Limoges scored easily to make it 2-1. In the third period, Limoges assisted on Barratt’s goal, the final score of the game.

Limoges is second in the nation in scoring with 28 points, one shy of Barratt. He has 10 goals and is second in the nation with 18 assists.

Limoges and the Nittany Lions next play Princeton at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday.

STEPHENS CITY — Central went on a 16-0 run bridging the first and second half and went on to beat Sherando on Wednesday. The Falcons (7-0) outscored 24-17 in the second quarter — scored the last nine points of the half — and also scored the first seven points of the third quarter against the Warriors (0-3). Central led 55-49 after three quarters.

Leaders — Sherando: George Gibson, 24 points, 4 steals; Keli Lawson, 10 points, 5 rebounds; T.J. Washington 9 points; Michael Usa 9 points. Central: Jared Patton 21 points, 7 steals, 8 assists; Sam Shifflett 16 points; 4 steals; Dominic Strother 14 points; Alex Neff had 11 points, 8 rebounds; Silas Ruhling 11 points.

Skyline 65, James Wood 51

WINCHESTER — James Wood dropped to 0-4 with a loss to Skyline on Wednesday. Skyline led 20-9 after one quarter, 31-22 at the half and 44-30 after three quarters.

Leaders — James Wood: Ben Smith 15 points, 10 rebounds; Jaden Ashby has 11 points, 5 rebounds.

Clarke County 71, Berkeley Springs 40

BERRYVILLE — Clarke County raced to a 28-7 lead after one quarter and cruised to a victory over Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) on Wednesday.

The Eagles improved to 4-3 on the season.

Leaders — Clarke County: Heather See 20 points, Raegan Owens 13 points, 8 steals; Cami Sowers 8 points, 11 rebounds.

Warriors second at Millbrook meet

WINCHESTER — Sherando placed second in a meet involving nine Northwestern District teams on Wednesday at Millbrook High School.

Team scores: 1. Fauquier 83, 2. Sherando 63.50, 3. Culpeper County 46, 4. James Wood 44.50, 5. Brentsville 42, 6. Skyline 24, T-7. Millbrook, Kettle Run 20.

Sherando leaders: James Harris (1st in 3,200, 10:29.27); Ty Waits (2nd in 500, 1:07.75); Riley O’Connor (3rd in 55 hurdles, 9.01); 4×800 (3rd, 8:41.86); 4×200 (3rd, 1:38.18).

James Wood leaders: Chance Grove (1st in discus, 40-9); Logan Owens (1st in 55 hurdles, 8.78); 4×400 (2nd, 51.40).

Millbrook leaders: 4×800 (2nd, 8:34.92).

Pioneers third at Northwestern meet

WINCHESTER — Millbrook took third out of nine Northwestern District teams in a meet Wednesday at Millbrook High School.

Team scores: 1. Fauquier 70, 2. Culpeper County 61.5, 3. Millbrook 51, 4. Brentsville 40, 5. Sherando 36, 6. James Wood 33, 7. Kettle Run 22, 8. Warren County 15.5, 9. Skyline 10.

Millbrook leaders: Sabrina Lamb (1st in 55, 6.86); 4×800 (Madison Smith, Maddie Lloyd, Emily Muldowney, Kaycee Cox-Philyaw, 1st in 10:15.94); Hope Hawthorne (3rd in shot put, 29-9); Katie Borland (3,200, 3rd in 12:24.82).

Sherando leaders: Molly Robinson (3,200, 1st in 12:13.07); 4×200 (1st, 1:53.67); Haley Mack (3rd in 55, 7.76); 4×400 (3rd, 4:43.56).

James Wood leaders: Brooke Sandy (2nd in high jump, 4-10; 3rd in 55 hurdles, 10.37); 4×800 (3rd, 10:54.64).

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