The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

December 21, 2013

Lady Spartans prevail in double-overtime

FAIRLEA — GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

Greenbrier East 67, Alleghany 63, 2 OT

FAIRLEA — Chaunté McDowell and Sydney Nunley hit foul shots down the stretch as the unbeaten Lady Spartans pulled out the win.

McDowell led all scorers with 24 points. Nunley had 18, while Lexi Tincher added nine.

Nunley pulled down 29 rebounds and had 10 blocks. McDowell had six assists and five steals.

McDowell was named the tournament MVP. Nunley and Chloe Honaker joined her on the all-tournament team.

Anna Beard led Alleghany with 14 points. Elaing Fridley had 13.

Greenbrier East (5-0) will play Point Pleasant at 6 p.m. Friday in the Spartan Holiday Tournament. Preston County meets Fayetteville at 4:30 p.m., and the Spartan boys will take on Parkersburg Catholic at 9 p.m.

Piper Nunley hit the winning foul shot as the Lady Spartans won the JV game 39-38.

Alleghany (6-3)

Mauri Deeds 3 1-2 9, Anna Beard 5 4-6 14, India Green 2 1-2 6, Beth Mason 5 0-1 10, Laurel Burdette 0 2-2 2, Elaing Fridley 5 0-2 13, La’gisha Chambers 4 1-2 9. Totals: 24 9-17 63.

Greenbrier East (5-0)

Katie Wilmer 1 0-0 2, Sydney Nunley 7 4-10 18, Chloe Honaker 3 0-0 8, Chaunte McDowell 9 4-5 24, Lexi Tincher 4 0-0 9, Taylor Hill 1 0-0 2, Chelsie Baker 1 0-0 2, Kat Walton 1 0-0 2. Totals: 27 8-16 67.

A    14    13    16    11    5    2    —    63

GE    23    8    17    8    5    6    —    67

3-point goals — A: 6 (Deeds 2, Green, Fridley 3); GE: 5 (Honaker 2, McDowell 2, Tincher). Fouled out — None.

Westside 63, Knott County, Ky., 50

BELFRY, Ky. — The Lady Renegades improved to 4-0 on the season Saturday afternoon by knocking off Knott County (Ky.) 63-50.

Junior sensation Hope Lester led the way with a 17-point, 17-rebound double-double. Faith Davis netted 15 points and Megan Endicott and Kristin Hash had 11 rebounds each.

Knott County’s duo of Waugh and Hatmaker led with 15 and 11 points, respectively.

Westside will return to action Jan. 9 in New Richmond against county rival Wyoming East.

Westside (4-0)

Faith Davis 5 3-4 15, Hope Davis 2 1-2 6, Megan Endicott 4 0-3 8, Hope Lester 6 4-4 17, Krisin Ash 3 1-2 7, Lakyn Walker 3 0-0 6, Stephanie Brown 2 0-0 4. Totals: 25 9-15 63.

Knott County (Ky.)

Short 1 4-6 6, Hatmaker 4 0-0 11, Waugh 2 11-14 15, Sloane 0 2-2 2, Holyfield 3 0-0 6, F. Sloane 1 1-2 3, Stumber 2 0-0 5, Rose 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 18-24 50.

W    16    18    16    13    —    63

KC    14    13    19    4    —    50

3-point goals — W: 4 (F. Davis 2, H. Davis, Lester) ; KC: 4 (Hatmaker 3, Stumper) Fouled out — None.

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