The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

December 6, 2012

Shafer leads Grizzlies over Richwood


Summers County 103, Covington (Va.) 83

COVINGTON, Va. — Taron Ayers scored 35 points and had six assists as the Bobcats opened their season with a big win.

T.J. Smith chipped in 17 points, while Matt Ryan scored 16 and Josh Graham had 15, to go along with 12 rebounds. Isaiah Brown tallied nine points and nine assists.

Raquawn Matthews led Covington (0-1) with 17 points.

Summers will host Shady Spring at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Greenbrier East falls to Wayne County

The Greenbrier East High School JROTC Air Rifle Team opened up their season with a loss to Wayne County at home. The team traveled to Wayne County last weekend to meet up with them again along with Spring Valley, Capital, George Washington, Preston, and Tolsia, where GEHS pulled off a victory.

Taylor Renick place first in all three positions, prone, kneeling, and standing and took the overall Top Gun Shooter with a score of 551. Ricky Brammer placed third in kneeling and sanding with a total score of 518. Greenbrier East took first place overall with a combined score of 2040. Wayne County placed second with a score of 1999 and Preston County placed third with a score of 1986.

Last year was the Greenbrier East Air Rifle Team’s most successful season in school history. The team won the West Virginia State Championship and in June, 11 members of the team qualified and competed in the Olympic Junior Nationals and the NRA Jr. Nationals in Anniston, Ala. A total of 46 teams competed in the five day event, with GEHS finishing 12th.

Greenbrier East will next travel to Lexington, N.C., this weekend.


Nicholas County 72, Richwood 19

Nicholas County (3-0)

Lauren Young 1 1-2 3, Mykenzie Martin 6 0-0 15, Makayla Willis 1 2-4 5, Shealyn Shafer 10 3-4 24, Alexis Brown 2 8-13 12, Lindsay Hogan 2 0-0 6, Whitney Robinson 2 0-0 5, Carrie Huffman 1 0-0 2, Kaylee Hughes 0 0-0 0. Totals: 24 14-25 72.

Richwood (0-2)

Hannah Brown 1 3-4 6, Brenna Mazzella 0 1-3 1, Jamie Bailey 1 5-8 7, Hannah Matheny 1 1-2 3, Demmi Campbell 1 0-0 2. Totals: 4 10-17 19.

NC    20    23    18    11    —    72

H    8    6    1    4    —    19

3-point goals — NC: 8 (Martin 3, Shafer, Hogan 2, Robinson 1); R: 1 (Brown). Fouled out — none.

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