The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

February 2, 2014

ROUNDUP: Grizzlies and Greyhounds take wins

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Nicholas County 53, Sissonville 43

SUMMERSVILLE — Nicholas County (9-3) won its fourth straight game Wednesday, staying hot after a Friday win over No. 8 Liberty with a 10-point road victory at Sissonville.

The Grizzlies were led by a 20 point effort from Jared Tharp and 12 from Cody McClung.

Sissonville (4-8) got 12 points from Steven Hairston.

Nicholas County will travel to Herbert Hoover on Monday.

Sissonville (4-8)

Adam Robinson 1 0-0 2, Bryce Taylor 3 0-0 6, Steven Hairston 3 6-10 12, Chance Brown 1 2-2 4, Steven Moss 0 0-2 0, Blake Newhouse 2 0-0 4, Seth Bowlin 2 2-4 7, Nathan Miller 1 3-5 5, Duncan McClung 0 3-4 3. Totals: 13 16-27 43.

Nicholas County (9-3)

Jacob Grose 1 0-2 2, Jared Tharp 6 6-10 20, Jacob Hopkins 2 0-2 5, Justin Browning 2 1-4 5, Nathan Stewart 2 3-5 7, Cody McClung 3 6-10 12, Zach McCourt 1 0-2 2. Totals: 17 16-35 53.

S    10    11    8    14    —    43

NC    16    8    15    14    —    53

3-point goals — S: 1 (Bolen); NC: 3 (Tharp 2, Hopkins 1). Fouled out — S: Newhouse, Miller; NC : Peyatt.

Valley 70, Sherman 50

SMITHERS — Class A No. 9 Valley followed a balanced scoring attack to a 20-point conquest of Sherman Saturday in the second round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament.

Henry Barron-Houchins registered 19 points, five rebounds and four assists to pace the Greyhounds (11-1). Keyshawn Payne and Zac Warden scored 11 points each, Raeshawn Breckenridge netted 10 points and Druw Bowen added nine.

Warden cleared 11 rebounds and blocked three shots, Breckenridge collected seven rebounds and passed out five assists, and Donte Wilkerson produced four rebounds and four assists.

Sherman was led by Tyler Stewart’s 13 points.

Hoping to avenge its lone loss of the season, Valley visits Midland Trail Tuesday.

Sherman (3-6)

Aaron Lowe 3 0-2 6, Tait Pauley 1 0-0 2, Blake Brewer 3 2-2 8, Cody Muncy 3 2-2 9, Adam Pauley 0 4-5 4, Corey Smith 1 4-4 7, Tyler Stewart 4 3-4 13, Braden Harrah 0 1-2 1. Totals: 15 16-21 50.

Valley (11-1)

Henry Barron-Houchins 8 2-4 19, Keyshawn Payne 5 0-0 11, Raeshawn Breckenridge 4 2-3 10, Zac Warden 4 2-2 11, Druw Bowen 3 3-5 9, Tracy Conliffe 1 0-0 2, Donte Wilkerson 1 0-0 2, Joe Eckert 1 0-0 2, Aaron Liddle 0 2-2 2, Jaden Bess 0 0-1 0, Austin Bennett 1 0-0 2, Spencer Armentrout 0 0-0 0. Totals: 28 11-17 70.

S 11 10 7 22 — 50

V 23 10 17 20 — 70

3-point goals — S: 4 (Muncy, Smith, Stewart 2); V: 3 (Barron-Houchins, Payne, Warden). Fouled out — S: Brewer.

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

Saturday

Tug Valley 48, Midland Trail 45

ST MARYS — Tug Valley got past Midland Trail Saturday afternoon in the WV HIT tournament, overcoming a late Patriot rally to win 48-45.

Hannah Armstrong led the Tug Valley (4-9) effort with 14 points. Katlyn Robinson added nine.

Trail (6-7) was paced by Emily Carte and Marissa Workman, who scored 12 each. Madison Syner scored 11 to go along with 13 rebounds.

The Patriots will play Tuesday at Greenbrier West.

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