The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

February 5, 2013

Local Roundup: Summers County takes Bluefield to the wire

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Bluefield 84, Summers County 81

BLUEFIELD — The Class AA No. 1 Bluefield Beavers received 26 points from D.J. Edwards and 24 points from Anthony Eades to rally past upset-minded Summers County Tuesday.

Lykel Collier added 13 points and Michael Yost had 10 points for the Beavers.

T.J. Smith scored a game-high 39 points to lead the Bobcat’s upset bid, while TaRon Ayers added 19 points, Josh Graham 11 points and Isaiah Brown had 10 points.

Summers County (8-7) hosts Liberty Thursday in a key sectional battle.

Summers County (8-7)

Isaiah Brown 3 2-2 10, Matt Ryan 0 0-0 0, TaRon Ayers 5 7-9 19, Jaquan Ayers 1 0-0 2, Josh Graham 4 2-4 11, TJ Smith 8 19-22 39. Totals: 21 30-37 81.

Bluefield (14-1)

Dakota Smalls 1 0-0 2, DJ Edwards 12 2-4 26, Anthony Eades 7 9-10 24, Lykel Collier 5 0-0 13, Michael Yost 4 2-2 10, Jordan Ponder 0 0-0 0, David Woodrum 2 0-2 4, Corey Coppola 2 1-4 5. Totals: 33 14-22 84.

SC    20    23    14    24    —    81

B    19    20    16    29    —    84

3-point goals — SC: 6 (Brown 2, T. Ayers, Graham. Smith 2); B: 4 (Eades, Collier 3). Fouled out — SC (Brown, Graham); B (Yost).

Midland Trail 71, Man 60

HICO — Tyler Skaggs scorched the nets for 28 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead Midland Trail past Man in the second round of the Hometown Invitational Tournament Tuesday.

Jake Grimmett also had a big night with 22 points and eight rebounds for the Patriots.

Rickie Carter scored 11 points and Steven Blume scored eight for Midland Trail.

John Keffer led Man with 21 points.

Midland Trail (5-8) travels to Sherman tonight for round three of the Hometown Invitational Tournament.

Man

John Keffer 8 2-2 21, Chris Justice 3 0-0 7, Clay Brumfield 4 0-0 10, Kenny Adkins 3 0-0 7, Jake Adkins 2 1-1 5, Cayce Mullins 4 0-2 8, Mike Rowe 0 2-2 2, Robert Caudill 0 0-2 0. Totals: 24 5-9 60.

Midland Trail (5-8)

Jake Grimmett 6 8-13 22, Tyler Skaggs 10 5-6 28, Rickie Carter 4 3-6 11, Ryan Wilson 0 1-2 1, Steven Blume 4 0-0 9. Totals: 24 17-27 7.

M    22    6    14    18    —    60

MT    23    12    17    19    —    71

3-point goals — M: 7 (Keffer 3, Brumfield 2, K. Adkins, Justice); MT: 6 (Grimmett 2, Skaggs 3, Bloom). Fouled out — M (Keffer).

Valley 70, Greenbrier West 58

SMITHERS — The Class A No. 10 Valley Greyhounds jumped out to a 37-23 first half lead and held on to defeat Greenbrier West Tuesday in the second round of the Hometown Invitational Tournament.

Raeshawn Breckenridge led all scorers with 21 points for Valley, while Keyshawn Payne and Eric McGinnis added 17 points apiece.

Colby Ennis led the Cavaliers with 17 points and Zach Johnson had 13 points.

Valley (10-4) travels to Oak Hill Friday.

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