The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 24, 2014

Independence second overall at WSAZ


From staff reports

HUNTINGTON — PREP WRESTLING

Independence second overall at WSAZ


Independence scored 82 points and trails Class AAA No. 2 Parkersburg South by just three points for the overall lead after the first day of the WSAZ Tournament Friday in Huntington.

The Patriots, ranked first in Class AA/A, lead second-ranked Greenbrier West and No. 4 North Marion by nine points for first place in the small schools division. Independence is three points ahead of Class AAA No. 1 and reigning state champion Huntington in the overall standings.

Cabell Midland is fourth with 77 points. West, the reigning Class AA/A state champion, and North Marion are in a three-way tie with Point Pleasant at fifth with 73.

Indy has 11 of 14 wrestlers in today’s quarterfinals, which will begin at 9:45 a.m. Finals are scheduled to start at 8:15 p.m.



BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Shady Spring 81, Summers County 67


HINTON — Shady Spring placed four players in double figures and outscored the Bobcats by 10 points in the second half to grab a road win Friday.

Jordan Meadows led the Tigers with 21 points, while Steven Chhabra scored 19 and Tyler Bonds and Nate Williams added 12 points apiece.

Terry Smith scored 21 to lead Summers County, Jacob Lively added 17 points and Matt Ryan had 11 points.

Summers County (4-5) travels to James Monroe Monday.



Shady Spring (5-5)

Drew Green 3 0-0 7, Steven Chhabra 6 6-9 19, Jordan Meadows 7 1-4 21, Josh Snyder 2 0-0 5, Landon Perry 2 0-0 5, Tyler Bonds 4 4-4 12, Nate Williams 6 0-0 12. Totals: 30 11-17 81.

Summers County (4-5)

Dacota Thomas 4 1-3 9, Ashton Garten 4 1-1 9, Jacob LIvely 8 0-0 17, Terry Smith 8 2-4 21, Matt Ryan 5 1-2 11. Totals: 29 5-10 67.

SS    21    18    24    18    —    81

SC    16    19    20    12    —    67

3-point goals — SS: 10 (Meadows 6, Green, Chhabra, Snyder, Perry); SC: 4 (Smith 3, Lively). Fouled out — None.



GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

Shady Spring 56, Independence 2
4

Shady Spring roared out to a 33-9 first-half lead and went on to defeat county rival Independence 56-24 Friday behind the 20-point effort of junior Morgan Hylton.

Freshman Abigail Gwinn added 12 points and Kelsea Collins chipped in 10 points.

The Lady Patriots were led by Katy Lilly and Brittany Wrenn with six points apiece.

Shady Spring (5-7) travels to Summers County Tuesday.



Independence

Jordan Hall 1 0-0 2, Katy Lilly 3 0-0 6, Shay Harris 1 0-0 2, Brittany Wrenn 2 1-4 6, Faith Fortner 1 1-2 3, Chloe Lane 2 0-1 5. Totals: 10 2-7 24.

Shady Spring (5-7)

Morgan Hylton 6 5-5 20, Brooklyn Meador 2 0-0 4, Kelsea Collins 5 0-0 10, Abigail Gwinn 6 0-2 12, Emma Albright 2 0-2 4, Morgan Brown 1 0-0 2, Hailey Harold 1 0-0 2, Rebecca Rhudy 0 2-2 2. Totals: 23 7-11 56.

I    7    2    9    6    —    24

SS    12    21    6    17    —    56

3-point goals — I: 2 (Wrenn, Lane); SS: 3 (Hylton 3). Fouled out — None.



Fayetteville 55, Sherman 50

FAYETTEVILLE — Maddie Pritt scored a game-high 20 points to lead Fayetteville past the Lady Tide Friday in the Hometown Invitational Tournament.

Kendall Malay added 14 points and Avina Sedlock scored 13 points for the Lady Pirates.

Bailey Harless led Sherman with 13 points, while Jordan Lewis and Kendra Pannell added 10 points apiece.

Fayetteville (7-4) travels to Oak Hill Monday for a game with the Lady Red Devils.



Sherman

Jordan Lewis 1 7-10 10, Sarah Massie 1 1-2 4, Kendra Pannell 5 0-0 10, Bailey Harless 6 1-4 13, Kara Davis 3 1-5 7, Paige Halstead 3 0-0 6. Totals: 19 10-21 50.

Fayetteville (7-4)

Maddie Pritt 8 1-2 20, Avina Sedlock 5 3-5 13, Katherine Peelish 2 2-2 7, Kaitlyn Sisler 0 1-5 1, Kendall Malay 6 2-6 14, . Totals: 21 9-20 55.

S    11    13    8    18    —    50

F    14    6    15    20    —    55

3-point goals — S: 1 (Lewis); F: 4 (Pritt 3, Peelish). Fouled out — Lewis (S).0