Blue Devils top Barnesville, 71-65

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BEALLSVILLE — Host Beallsville capitalized at the foul line to edge the visiting Barnesville Shamrocks 71-65 in a non-league encounter on Tuesday.

The Blue Devils (2-2) went to the line 33 times and converted 23 as the ’Rocks outgoaled the hosts 25-23.

Barnesville (2-2) eked out a narrow 13-12 lead at the close of the opening quarter, but the Blue Devils poured in 18 second-quarter points while limiting the ’Rocks to 11 to overcome the deficit and take a 30-24 lead to the locker room at the intermission.

Beallsville again won the scoring battle the third round with a 18-15 edge to carry a 48-38 advantage to the final eight minutes. Barnesville battled back the last stanza and cut into the deficit, but came up short as the ’Devils hung on for the 71-65 victory.

“We were in a fog early, but we were still able to keep it close and we had a chance to cut it to one with about a minute to play,” said Barnesville coach Chris Pack. “We missed a lot of shots tonight, and just didn’t play very well.”

Brandon Burkhart paced the Shamrocks with 19 points followed by Dylan MacMillan with 15 while Zach Houston added seven, with Isaac McGee and David Stewart chipping in with six points each.

The Blue Devils had five players score in double figures led by Teryn Jarret with 15 points. Tristen Palmer followed with 14, while Kyle Groves and Logan Nippert added 13 each and Dalton Secrest finished with 12 points.

BEALLSVILLE 71, BARNESVILLE 65

Barnesville (2-2)

Jacob Anderson 2 2-4 7, Brandon Burkhart 9 1-1 19, Dylan MacMillan 6 3-3 15, Brian Clark 1 3-3 5, David Stewart 2 1-2 6, Isaac McGee 2 1-2 6, Lucas Wells 0 0-0 0, Zach Houston 3 1-3 7. Totals 25 12-18 65.

Beallsville (2-2)

Page Rush 0 0-0 0, Tristen Palmer 7 0-1 14, Kyle Groves 4 5-7 13, Chase Mercer 1 2-6 4, Cole Susac 0 0-0 0, Teryn Jarrett 4 6-6 15, Logan Nippert 5 2-2 13, Dalton Secrest 2 8-11 12. Totals 23 23-33 71.

Barnesville 13 11 15 26 — 65

Beallsville 12 18 18 23 — 71

Three point goals—BaHS 3 (Anderson, Stewart, McGee); BeHS 4 (Nippert 3, Jarrett).

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