The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

December 29, 2012

Roundup: Spartans win opening game

FAIRLEA — BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Greenbrier East 73, Capital 62


Metrolina Christian Academy (N.C.) 77, Trinity Christian 69 (OT)

Rondale Watson’s season-high 38 points helped host Greenbrier East defeat Capital 73-62 in the first round of the Spartan Holiday Tournament.

Obi Romeo scored 16 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked six shots for the Spartans (7-0). Brice Woodliff dished out seven assists and had five steals.

Capital (2-5) got 20 points from Carrington Morris and 13 from Aalik Harris.

In the second game, Josh Dominguez scored 31 points and Tyrell Nelson 25 as Metrolina Christian Academy defeated Trinity Christian in overtime.

Nelson added 12 rebounds for Metrolina (10-4).

Trinity (4-3) got 32 points from Anthony Ghirardi.

Capital and Trinity will play in the consolation game at 3 p.m. today. The title game between Greenbrier East and Metrolina will start at 7 p.m.

Greenbrier East 73, Capital 62

Capital (2-5)

Carrington Morris 7 5-8 20, Jordan Kinney 3 0-0 6, Miguel Bays 4 4-6 13, Aalik Harris 4 2-4 13, James West 1 0-0 3, Jalil Myers 2 2-4 7. Totals: 21 13-20 62.

Greenbrier East (7-0)

Dereck Weiford 2 1-2 6, Obi Romeo 6 4-7 16, Rondale Watson 13 11-15 38, Bryce Woodliff 1 4-6 7, Deante Erskine 1 1-2 4, Ryan Lindsey 1 0-0 2. Totals: 24 21-32 73.

C    18    25    11    8    —    62

GE    19    17    16    21    —    73

3-point goals — C: 7 (Harris 3, Morris, Bays, West, Myers); GE: (Weiford, Watson, Woodliff, Erskine). Fouled out — none.

Metrolina Christian Academy 77, Trinity Christian 69 (OT)

Metrolina Christian Academy (10-4)

Wesley Thunderburk 2 0-0 4, Josh Dominguez 12 7-13 31, Alec Bross 6 0-0 15, Tyrell Nelson 11 2-3 25, Hilton Smith 1 909 2. Totals: 32 9-16 77.

Trinity Christian (4-3)

Tommy Retton 3 0-0 6, Anthony Ghirardi 13 0-0 32, Cody Triplett 8 2-2 30, Jam Rodney 2 0-0 4, Seth Earl 1 0-0 2, Robert Beto 1 2-2 5. Totals: 28 4-4 69.

MC    18    12    18    19    10    —    77

TC    13    18    21    15    2        —    69

3-point goals — MC: 4 (Bross 3, Nelson); TC: 9 (Ghirardi 6, Triplett 2, Beto). Fouled out — none.

Lewis County 66, Oak Hill 63 (OT)

WESTON — John Riley scored 25 points to lead Lewis County past Oak Hill Friday in the Lewis County Tournament.

Skylar Carlton added 11 points and Joe Nichols 10 for Lewis County.

Jalen Jones scored 17 to lead the Red Devils and Joey Re had 14.

Oak Hill (2-3) hosts Bluefield Friday, Jan. 4.

Lewis County (4-2)

Brandon Montgomery 2 0-2 4, Jacob Davidson 0 3-4 3, Jon Jerden 2 0-2 4, Mark Morgan 1 0-0 2, Kyle Marsh 1 1-2 3, Dylan Gump 0 2-2 2, Skylar Carlton 2 7-9 11, Joe Nichols 3 1-2 10, John Riley 9 7-13 25, Tyler Gump 1 0-0 2 . Totals: 21 21-36 66.

Oak Hill (2-3)

Jalen Jones 6 3-4 17, Josh Jones 1 0-0 3, Deon Marion 3 2-2 8, Marc Logan 2 0-0 5, Kyalo Bradford 2 3-6 7, Joey Re 7 0-2 14, Ervin Fruit 1 2-2 4, Chris Hysell 2 0-0 5. Totals: 24 10-16 63.

LC    12    17    16    14    7    —    66

OH    17    14    17    11    4    —    63

3-point goals — L: 3 (Nichols); OH: 5 (Ja Jones 2, Jo Jones, Logan, Hysell). Fouled out — none.

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