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Princeton 76, Shady Spring 56
The Princeton Tigers poured in 10 3-point buckets and jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead to cruise past Shady Spring Wednesday in the season opened for both teams.
Ryan Meadows scored 21 points and Kyle Caron added 19 points to lead Princeton, while Hunter Walters added 10 points.
Shady Spring was led by Chase Conner with 21 points and Jacob Buckland with 11.
Shady Spring (0-1) travels to Summers County on Saturday.
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Westside 64, Logan 48
CLEAR FORK —Defending Class AA state champion Westside rolled to a 36-22 halftime lead and rolled past the Logan Wildcats in their season opener Wednesday.
Hope Lester had a double-double with 26 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Renegades.
Megan Endicott chipped in 11 points and Morgan Spolarich dished out six assists for Westside.
Shayna Gore led the Wildcats with 19 points.
Westside (1-0) hosts PikeView tonight.
Wyoming East 61, Independence 36
NEW RICHMOND —Brianne Pertee scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Wyoming East past Independence Wednesday.
Chiara Jewell added eight points and 10 rebounds and Hannah Ford scored nine for the Warriors.
Kelsey Duncan and Taleah Bailey pulled down seven rebounds apiece for Wyoming East.
Kelsey Hart led the Patriots with 12 points and Emily Fedukovich chipped in 8 points.
Wyoming East (3-1) hosts Shady Spring next Wednesday.
Pocahontas County 71, Richwood 25
DUNMORE —Bobbie McNabb had a double-double to lead the Warriors past the Lumberjacks Tuesday.
McNabb scored 13 points grabbed 10 rebounds and had four blocks in the win.
Tristan Day added 11 points, while Michelle Murphy chipped in nine points.
Hannah Green led Richwood with seven points.
Pocahontas County (3-0) travels to Allegheny Va. next Tuesday.
FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL
Woodrow Wilson 56, Wyoming East 46
NEW RICHMOND —Woodrow Wilson placed three players in double figures to defeat Wyoming East Wednesday.
Micah Wallace led all scorers with 17 points, while Jamar Paker added 12 points and Cross Steplowski had 10 for the Flying Eagles
Logan Blankenship led the Warriors with 16 points and nine rebounds and Alec Lusk chipped in 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Wyoming East (2-1) hosts PikeView today at 4:30 p.m.
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- High School Sports
Woodrow Wilson headed to states
Hunter Greco will walk into the halls of Woodrow Wilson High School this morning for the final time. He’ll walk past his locker and the classroom of his favorite teacher.
Rain halts AA final in 5th
It took nearly a week for PikeView and Independence to finally claim their sectional championships, largely because of persistent rain.
Mavericks fall in AA title game
The James Monroe High School softball team scratched its way up to the championship game of Class AA softball this week.
Months of waiting ends: Weeks signs with Marshall
Adam Weeks probably could have helped usher in a historic first season for the Mountain East Conference at any member school he wanted. Instead, he waited — and waited — for the offer he really wanted.
- State softball, regional baseball schedules
A dream start, nightmare end
Lightning on the horizon brought Wednesday's final game of the state softball tournament to an end.
The James Monroe Lady Mavericks had felt a shock long before that.
One step away from Charleston
A trip to Charleston — with a lot more on the agenda than a tour of the capitol building and a shopping spree at Charleston Town Center — will be up for grabs tonight for three area teams that are one win away from punching their ticket to the WVSSAC State Baseball Tournament at Appalachian Power Park.
Tanner is Summers County coach
After weeks of controversy, it appears Summers County High School officially has a new football coach.
Woodrow downs defending AAA champs
It’s a play that Woodrow Wilson has practiced everyday this season and has rarely had to utilize.
It’s a good thing the Flying Eagles did practice it; it saved their season and led to a 2-1 victory over defending state champion Princeton.
No repeat for Warriors
Independence has been on a tear offensively the entire month of May. It didn’t stop Tuesday, even against Wyoming East ace Derek Thornton.
The Patriots led 5-0 after two innings, and Brian Sexton — backed by that very offense and some sparkling defense — gutted out a complete game in a 7-5 win in the Class AA Region 3 semifinals Tuesday night.
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