The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

February 19, 2013

Local Roundup


From Staff Reports

SHADY SPRING — Morgan Hylton scored a game-high 17 points and Kelsea Collins added 14 to lead the Shady Spring Lady Tigers past Oak Hill 65-24 in the opening round of the Class AAA Region 3, Section 2 tournament. Hylton finished the night with five 3-point baskets.

Kaylee Dickenson continued her steady play, scoring 11 points, and McKenzie Severt added nine points for Shady Spring.

Kaitlyn Goodman led the Lady Red Devils with 10 points.

Shady Spring (8-14) advances to play Class AAA No. 1 Greenbrier East Wednesday at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building.



Oak Hill

Alyssa Barron 1 0-0 2, Kaitlyn Goodman 5 0-4 10, Caelah Teel 1 0-0 2, Sarah Kessler 1 2-2 4, Destiny Davis 2 0-2 4, Jasmine Alberry 1 0-0 2. Totals: 11 2-8 24.

Shady Spring (8-14)

Kaylee Dickenson 4 3-6 11, Morgan Hylton 6 0-2 17, McKenzie Severt 3 3-6 9, Brooklyn Meador 1 0-0 2, Kelsea Collins 6 2-4 14, Morgan Brown 2 0-0 4, Keyra Chitwood 0 1-2 1, Rebecca Rhudy 0 4-6 4, Emily Rainey 0 1-2 1, Marlana Adkins 1 0-0 2, Heather Ratcliff 1 0-2 2. Totals: 24 14-30 65.

OH    6    10    4    4    —    24

SS    18    15    10    20    —    65

3-point goals — OH: None; SS: 5 (Hylton 5). Fouled out — OH (Goodman, Teel).



Class AA Region 3, Section 1

Independence 43, Liberty 41

Independence opened up Class AA Region 3, Section 1 play with a thrilling 43-41 win over the Liberty Lady Raiders Monday in Coal City.

Stacey Williams had put Liberty up 41-40 late on a rebound and a putback score, only to see freshman Jessica Lilly sink a game-winning 3-point bucket with under five seconds remaining to lift the Patriots.

Emily Fedukovich led the Lady Patriots with 13 points. Kelsey Hart added 10 and Krista Greene nine.

Krista Harris had 10 steals for Independence.

Liberty was led by Katie McGinnis with a game-high 15 points, and Williams with 12 points.

Independence advances to play Class AA No. 1 Westside tonight at Westside High School.



Liberty

Katana Bryant 3 1-2 8, Katie McGinnis 6 1-2 15, Jasmine Law 3 0-5 6, Stacey Williams 5 2-6 12, Shayla Stephens 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 4-15 41.

Independence (8-14)

Krista Harris 2 0-1 4, Brittany Wrenn 1 0-0 2, Krista Greene 4 0-2 9, Emily Fedukovich 5 0-0 13, Kaitlin Stowers 1 0-0 2, Jessica Lilly 1 0-0 3, Kelsey Hart 5 0-0 10. Totals: 19 0-3 43.

L    10    8    15    8    —    41

I    9    10    17    7    —    43

3-point goals — L: 3 (Bryant, McGinnis 2); I: 5 (Greene, Lilly, Fedukovich). Fouled out — none.



Montcalm 28,

Greater Beckley Christian 19

MONTCALM — The points were scarce, but the outcome was decisive as the Montcalm Lady Generals opened up the Class A Region 3, Section 2 tournament with a 28-19 victory over Greater Beckley Christian.

Montcalm (7-14) limited its visitors to five points or less in each quarter, though neither team reached double-figure scoring in any of the four periods.

The Lady Generals were tied 5-5 with the Crusaders after eight minutes, then outscored their visitors to take a 14-10 halftime lead.

Seniors Leslie Kelley and Miranda Kendrick led Montcalm’s attack with eight and seven points, respectively.

The top scorer for Greater Beckley Christian (3-19) was Kayla Hill with eight points.

Montcalm travels to Tug Valley this evening for a sectional semifinal contest. The championship is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday.



Greater Beckley Christian (3-19)

Ester Gonzales 2, Kiki Peterson 3, Kayla Hill 8, Allie Warden 3, Becka Graham 3.

Montcalm (7-14)

Alexis Mabe 4, Miranda Kendrick 7, Autumn Bouldin 1, Leslie Kelley 8, Hannah Johnson 4, Megan Coleman 2, Adrienne Williams 2.

GBC    5    5    4    5    —    19

M    5    9    6    8    —    28



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Westside 78, Liberty 64

CLEAR FORK — Class AA No. 5 Westside placed four players in double figures and used a strong second-half performance to defeat sectional rival Liberty in the season finale for the Renegades.

Corey Bowles led the Renegades with 27 points. Levi Lambert added 14, Justin Cogar 13 and Justin Kenneda 12.

Levi Cook led all scorers with 36 points for the Raiders, while Trevor McGhee scored 12 points and Michael Prater 10.

Westside (16-6) will open sectional play Tuesday, Feb. 26, against the winner of Liberty and Independence. Liberty closes out the season tonight, hosting PikeView.



Liberty (13-8)

Austin Lyons 3 3-3 10, Michael Prater 0 2-2 2, Levi Cook 15 6-8 36, Tre McDowell 1 0-0 2, Trevor McGhee 4 4-10 12, Devin Acord 0 0-0 2. Totals: 24 15-23 64.

Westside (16-6)

Will Fox 1 3-6 6, Corey Bowles 9 6-7 27, Justin Kenneda 4 3-4 12, Levi Lambert 6 1-2 14, Jason Scarlett 1 2-2 4, Justin Cogar 5 3-5 13, Matt Harless 1 0-0 2. Totals: 27 18-26 78.

L    19    18    13    14    —    64

W    15    20    20    23    —    78

3-point goals — L: 1 (Lyons); W: 6 (Bowles 3, Fox, Kenneda, Lambert). Fouled out — L (McDowell).



Greater Beckley Christian 71,

Midland Trail 51

HICO — Class A No. 6 Greater Beckley Christian (15-3) raced out to a 42-16 halftime lead and rolled past Midland Trail Monday.

Elisha Kidd scorched the nets for a game-high 32 points to lead the Crusaders. Keith Mullins added 14 and Javonne Staunton-Bailey nine for Greater Beckley. Staunton-Bailey also had 10 assists.

Jake Grimmett led the Patriots with 16 points, while Rickie Carter had 15 and Collin Carte 10.

Midland Trail (8-12) hosts Greenbrier West tonight. Greater Beckley travels to River View Thursday.



Greater Beckley Christian (15-3)

Javonne Staunton-Bailey 4 1-4 9, Elisha Kidd 13 3-4 32, Adam Cook 1 0-0 2, Brent Daniels 2 1-2 5, Keith Mullins 4 2-2 14, Anthony Helton 4 0-0 9. Totals: 28 7-12 71.

Midland Trail (8-12)

Collin Carte 5 0-0 10, Jake Grimmett 6 0-1 16, Tyler Skaggs 1 0-0 3, Rickie Carter 7 1-9 15, Austin Burdette 1 0-0 2, Ryan Wilson 1 0-0 2, Glen Neal 1 0-0 3. Totals: 22 1-10 51.

GBC    18    24    19    10    —    71

MT    12    4    21    14    —    51

3-point goals — GB: 8 (Kidd 3, Mullins 4, Helton); MT: 6 (Grimmett 4, Skaggs, Neal). Fouled out — MT (Grimmett).



Greenbrier West 61,

Summers County 60

CHARMCO — Class A Greenbrier West rode the double-double performance of Josh Martin to knock off Class AA Summers County Monday. Martin scored 19 points and was a monster on the glass, grabbing 22 rebounds in the win.

Brandon Gwinn chipped in 10 points for the Cavaliers, who finished with 10 different players scoring.

TaRon Ayers led the Bobcats with 24 points and T.J. Smith had 15.

Greenbrier West (15-5) travels to Midland Trail tonight while Summers County (11-9) travels to James Monroe in the season finale for both teams.



Summers County (11-9)

Isaiah Brown 3 1-2 9, Matt Ryan 3 0-0 6, TaRon Ayers 9 3-3 24, Jaquan Ayers 1 0-0 2, Josh Graham 0 2-2 2, TJ Smith 4 5-6 15, Jacob Carr 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21 11-13 60.

Greenbrier West (15-5)

Corey Cox 2 2-4 6, Austin Ransom 1 0-0 3, Chris Gabbert 2 0-0 4, Alex Hendrix 1 0-0 2, Brandon Gwinn 3 2-2 10, Zach Johnson 3 0-1 6, Jared Jennings 1 5-6 7, Slade Sweet 1 0-0 2, Chase McClung 1 0-0 2, Josh Martin 9 1-2 19. Totals: 24 10-15 61.

SC    16    17    10    17    —    60

GW    15    16    17    13    —    61

3-point goals — SC: 7 (Ayers 3, Brown 2, Smith 2); GW: 3 (Gwinn 2, Ransom). Fouled out — SC (Carr).



Greenbrier East 56, St. Albans 40

ST. ALBANS — Rondale Watson had a triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Class AAA No. 6 defeated St. Albans.

Watson also had five steals. Tyler Canterbury scored 15 points and Derek Weiford 12, while Obi Romeo scored nine points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked six shots.

St. Albans (4-17) got 14 points from Nathan McNeil.

The Spartans (18-2) will have Senior Night tonight against Mount View.



Greenbrier East (18-2)

Tyler Canterbury 6 0-0 15, Dereck Weiford 5 0-0 12, Obi Romeo 4 1-2 9, Rondale Watson 5 3-4 13, Bryce Woodliff 0 1-2 1, Austin Roop 0 0-2 0, Owen Browning 0 0-1 0, Evan Ramsey 2 0-0 6, Eric Lindsay 0 0-2 0. Totals: 22 5-13 56.

St. Albans (4-17)

Connor Beck 0 1-2 1, Quamise Carter 1 -4 3, Watkins 2 0-0 5, Nathan McNeil 6 1-2 14, Tanner Aliff 1 0-0 3, A.J. Heins 2 0 2-2 2, Taylor Clark 2 1-2 5, Jeffrey Seems 1 0-0 2, Cody Young 1 0-0 3, Brandon Harbaugh 1 0-0 2. Totals: 15 6-12 40.

GE    16    15    17    8    —    56

SA    6    13    6    15    —    40

3-point goals — GE: 7 (Canterbury 3, Weiford 2, Ramsey 2); SA: 4 (Watkins,  McNeil, Aliff, Young). Fouled out — SA: Aliff.



Webster County 60, PikeView 52

GARDNER — The PikeView Panthers took on the eighth-ranked team in Class AA, sprang to a 20-17 lead after the first quarter and took a 29-27 advantage into halftime, but fell behind in the second half and took a defeat on its home floor.

Seth Wood and Jason Weitzel each scored 15 points and had eight rebounds for PikeView (6-14). Bradley Flinchum provided 10 points and 10 rebounds, and blocked three shots.

Brett Morris scored 17 points to lead the Highlanders (15-3).

PikeView plays tonight at Liberty.



Webster County (15-3)

Guy Cowger 2, Robbie Cowger 6, Dalton Davis 11, Jake Thayer 4, Hunter Williams 6, Drew Green 2, Brett Morris 17, Hunter Given 12.

PikeView (6-14)

Austin Hazelwood 2, Seth Wood 15, Bradley Flinchum 10, Austin Cordell 2, Jason Weitzel 15, Tanner Farley 8.

W    17    10    16    17    —    60

PV    20    9    10    13    —    52

3-point goals — WC: 1 (Morris); PV: 1 (Weitzel).