The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

December 21, 2013

Roundup: Liberty rallies to knock off Shady Spring 48-45

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Liberty 48, Shady Spring 45


The Raiders rallied from 13 points down to upend Shady Spring in the championship game of the Little General Classic.

Liberty (4-1) trailed 18-5 after one period and 26-16 at the half.

“We made some defensive stops and we took care of the ball better,” Raiders coach Aaron Pauley said. “(Shady) had one field goal in the whole fourth quarter.

Junior center Trevor McGhee led Liberty with 19 points. He stepped out to hit three 3s, and now has 15 treys on the season.

Steven Chhabra scored 18 points and Tyler Bonds had 12 before fouling out for Shady Spring (3-1).

Liberty will play Dec. 27 at Sherman. Shady travels to Greenbrier East on Dec. 30.

Liberty (4-1)

Dylan Keel 2 3-4 8, Austin Roop 1 6-10 8, Devin Acord 1 0-2 3, Tre McDowell 2 0-1 4, Trevor McGhee 6 4-4 19, Jacob Stump 3 0-0 6, Dylan Dickens 0 0-1 0, Tanner Cantley 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 13-22 48.

Shady Spring (3-1)

Drew Green 1 0-0 3, Steven Chhabra 6 6-18 18, Josh Snyder 2 1-2 6, Tyler Bonds 6 0-0 12, Nate Williams 1 4-5 6, Landon Perry 0 0-0 0, Matt Plumley. Totals: 16 11-25 45.

L    5    11    12    20    —    48

SS    18    8    10    9    —    45

3-point goals — L: 5 (Keel, Acord, McGhee 3); SS: 2 (Green, Snyder). Fouled out — L (McDowell), SS (Bonds).

Summers County 64, Covington, Va., 53

HINTON — The Bobcats used a big third quarter to give coach Robert Bowling his first varsity win.

Summers (1-2) hit three 3s and forced Covington into numerous turnovers to outscore the Virginia squad 23-12 in the decisive period.

Sophomore Matt Ryan lit the scoreboard with 27 points. Terry Smith had 14, while Jacob Lively scored 12. Dakota Thomas grabbed 12 rebounds.

Jordan Miller powered Covington (1-7) with 23 points. Kashawn Carter scored 11.

Summers will host Meadow Bridge Dec. 28.

Covington (1-7)

Quinton Hunter 2 0-0 4, Kashawn Carter 3 5-8 11, Jordan Miller 9 1-2 23, Colton Howard 1 1-2 4, John Roldan 3 1-2 7, Gavin Hunter 1 0-0 2, James Switzer 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 8-14 53.

Summers County (1-2)

Terry Smith 3 6-9 14, Matt Ryan 12 3-4 27, Ashton Garten 1 2-2 4, Jacob Lively 3 2-2 11, Dakota Thomas 2 2-3 8, Antonio Ford 0 0-0 0, Caleb Harrah 0 0-0 0. Totals: 22 15-20 64.

C    14    8    12    19    —    53

SC    12    8    23    21    —    64

3-point goals — C: 5 (Miller 4, Howard); SC: 5 (Smith 2, Lively 3). Fouled out — None

Nicholas County 65, Midland Trail 47

SUMMERSVILLE — Cody McClung scored 19 points to lead Nicholas County past Midland Trail 65-47 Friday for their first win of the season.

Jared Tharp added 12 points and Eric Peyatt chipped in eight in the win.

Collin Carte led the Patriots with 17 points, while Seth Crosier and Rickie Carter added 10 points apiece.

Nicholas County (1-1) hosts Richwood Monday.

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