The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 4, 2014

Roundup: Watson paces Spartans over Liberty Christian


From Staff Reports

— BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Greenbrier East 54, Liberty Christian Academy (Va.) 50

FAIRLEA — Rondale Watson poured in 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Greenbrier East rallied from a six-point deficit after three quarters to defeat Liberty Christian Academy (Va.) Friday.

Josh Tunstalle added 11 points and Obi Romeo scored nine points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Spartans.

Jordan Tillas led Liberty Christian with 19 points and B.J. Farrow scored 14 points.

Greenbrier East (5-2) hosts sectional rival Woodrow Wilson tonight.



Greenbrier East 54, LIberty Christian 50

Liberty Christian (7-4)

Zach Clinton 3 0-0 9, B.J. Farrow 6 2-4 14, Jarod Jauch 1 0-0 2, Jafar Musa 3 0-0 6, Jordan Tillas 8 0-0 19,. Totals: 21 2-4 50.

Greenbrier East (5-2)

Josh Tunstalle 2 7-8 11, Obi Romeo 3 3-5 9, Rondale Watson 9 6-8 25, Isaiah Kinder 1 2-2 4, Tyler Canterbury 1 0-0 3, Ty Walker 1 0-0 2. Totals: 17 18-23 54.

LC    9    14    20 7    —    50

GE    10    16    11    17    —    54

3-point goals — LC: 6 (Clinton 3, Tillas 3); GE: 2 (Watson, Canterbury). Fouled out — Farrow (LC).



Summers County 78, Greenbrier West 69

HINTON — Terry Smith tossed in 21 points and Matt Ryan added 16 points to lead the Summers County Bobcats past Greenbrier West Friday.

Point guard Ashton Garten scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Dacota Thomas had 15.

Caleb Hamrick led the Cavaliers with 15 points, Jared Jennings chipped in 14 and Austin Ransom had 11.

Summers County (3-3) hosts sectional rival Wyoming East Wednesday.



Greenbrier West (1-1)

Corey Cox 1 3-3 5, Austin Ransom 5 0-0 11, Pat Hendrix 3 0-0 6, Chris Gabbert 3 0-1 7, Justin Estep 1 0-0 2, Tyler Keatley 3 0-0 6, Jared Jennings 5 4-6 14, Caleb Hamrick 6 3-3 15, Jacob Burk 1 0-0 2. Totals: 28 10-13 69.

Summers County (3-3)

Matt Ryan 7 2-4 16, Ashton Garten 4 5-7 14, Jacob LIvely 2 3-5 8, Anthony Cales 2 0-0 4, Terry Smith 6 8-8 21, Dacota Thomas 7 1-2 15. Totals: 28 19-26 78.

GW    14    17    17    21    —    69

SC    19    19    16    24    —    78

3-point goals — GW: 3 (Ransom, Gabbert, Jennings); SC: 3 (Garten, Lively, Smith). Fouled out — Gabbert (GW).



Greater Beckley Christian 75, Man 61

MAN — Greater Beckley outscored Man 26-11 in the fourth quarter to defeat the pesky Hillbillies Friday on the road.

The Crusaders placed four players in double figures led by Elisha Kidd with 22 points and a double-double by Javonne Staunton-Bailey who scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Freshman Isaiah Francis added 16 points while dishing out eight assists and grabbing eight steals and Brent Daniels chipped in 11 points for the Crusaders.

John Keffer led Man with 17 points and Jake Adkins had 15.

Greater Beckley (4-0) hosts Teays Valley Christian at 6:30 p.m.



Greater Beckley Christian (4-0)

Javonne Staunton-Bailey 4 12-18 20, Courtney Walton 0 0-0 0, Elisha Kidd 7 6-8 22, Isaiah Francis 5 4-7 16, Brent Daniels 4 0-0 11, Joseph Cornett 2 2-2 6, Anthony Helton 0 0-0 0. Totals: 22 24-37 75.

Man (4-2)

John Keffer 6 3-4 17, Kenny Jo Adkins 3 2-3 8, Erik Files 1 2-2 4, Cameron Simpson 0 0-0 0, Jake Adkins 6 1-1 15, Cayce Mullins 5 1-2 11, Gage Harvey 0 0-0 0, Daniel Buchanan 3 0-0 6. Totals: 24 9-12 61.

GB    18    12    19    26    —    75

H    13    18    19    11    —    61

3-point goals — GB: 7 (Kidd 2, Francis 2, Daniels 3); M: 4 (Keffer 2, Adkins 2). Fouled out — Buchanan, Adkins (M).



GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

Midland Trail 54, Oak Hill 33


HICO — Madison Syner had a double-double to lead the Lady Patriots past Oak Hill Friday. Syner scored 16 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the win.

Marissa Workman added 12 points, six rebounds and five assists, while Emily Keeney chipped in eight points and Emily Carte grabbed seven rebounds for Trail.

Kaitlyn Goodman led the Lady Red Devils with 14 points and Savannah Keffer added nine points.

Midland Trail (4-2) hosts Greenbrier West Wednesday. Oak Hill (3-6) hosts Independence also Wednesday.



Midland Trail 54, Oak Hill 33

Oak Hill (3-6)

Alyssa Barron 2 0-0 4, Savannah Keffer 4 1-3 9, Caelea Teel 0 1-2 1, Kaitlyn Goodman 6 2-4 14, Madison Lilly 1 3-4 5, Destiny Davis 0 0-1 0, Cyndney Thomas 0 0-2 0, Alyssa Calloway 0 0-2 0. Totals: 13 7-18 33.

Midland Trail (4-2)

Abby Sevy 1 0-0 2, Haley Nickell 0 0-1 0, Jesika Cooper 1 3-4 5, Devon Nickell 2 3-9 7, Emily Carte 2 0-0 4, Marissa Workman 5 0-0 12, Emily Kenney 3 2-2 8, Madison Syner 6 4-8 16. Totals: 20 12-24 54.

OH    3    4    8    18    —    33

MT    11    11    20    12    —    54

3-point goals — OH: Players; MT: 2 (Workman 2). Fouled out — Keffer (OH), D. Nickell (MT).

State scores

Friday

Girls


Midland Trail 54, Oak Hill 33

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Clay-Battelle vs. Mapletown, Pa., ppd.

Musselman vs. St. Maria Goretti, Md., ppd.

South Charleston vs. Logan, ppd.

Tug Valley vs. Cross Lanes Christian, ppd.

Boys

Chapmanville 57, Scott 55

Greater Beckley Christian 75, Man 61

Greenbrier East 54, Liberty Christian, Va. 50

Parkersburg South 71, Linsly 47

Seton-LaSalle, Pa. 62, Wheeling Park 58

Summers County 78, Greenbrier West 69

Wahama 50, Crown City S. Gallia, Ohio 46

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Mingo Central vs. Poca, ppd.

Tug Valley vs. Cross Lanes Christian, ppd.



Local schedule

Today

Girls


Clay County at Webster County

Summers County at Chapmanville

Wyoming East at Bluefield

Boys

Wyoming East at Westside

Independence at Greenbrier West

Midland Trail at Valley

Teays Valley Christian at Greater Beckley Christian

Woodrow Wilson at Greenbrier East

PikeView at Liberty

Monday, Jan. 6

Girls


Bluefield at PikeView

Fayetteville at Oak Hill

Greenbrier East at Princeton

Liberty at Greater Beckley Christian

Valley at Summers County

Boys

Lewis County at Shady Spring

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Girls


Fayetteville at Meadow Bridge

Independence at Shady Spring

Summers County  at Princeton

Webster County at Greenbrier West

Boys

Greenbrier West at Midland Trail

Independence at Meadow Bridge

James Monroe at PikeView

Nicholas County at Fayetteville

Princeton at Nitro

Shady Spring at Oak Hill

Valley at Van

Webster County at Richwood

Westside at Liberty

Woodrow Wilson at St. Albans

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Girls


Bluefield at Richlands, Va

Independence at Oak Hill

James Monroe at Mount View

Nicholas County at Richwood

Woodrow Wilson at Shady Spring

Boys

James Monroe at Bluefield

Midland Trail at Meadow Bridge

Wyoming East at Summers County