The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

January 16, 2013

ROUNDUP: Ayers' 3 gives Bobcats victory

COAL CITY — BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Summers County 60, Independence 57

TaRon Ayers buried a 3-point shot with just over two seconds on the clock to defeat upset-minded Independence 60-57 Tuesday.

Ayers finished the night with a game-high 28 points, while T.J. Smith added 12 points and Matt Ryan scored 10 points.

Shane Greco had a huge night leading the Patriots in their upset bid. Greco was a force in the paint, finishing with 24 points and 18 rebounds.

Drew D’Angelo added 15 points for Independence.

Independence hosts James Monroe Friday and Summers County hosts Meadow Bridge Thursday.

Summers County (7-4)

Isaiah Brown 1 1-2 4, Matt Ryan 4 0-0 10, TaRon Ayers 9 6-7 28, Josh Graham 2 0-2 4, TJ Smith 5 1-3 12, Jacob Carr 1 0-0 2. Totals: 22 8-14 60.

Independence (1-9)

Drew D’Angelo  4 5-9 15, Tyler McKinney 1 0-0 2, Bill Sargent 2 0-0 5, Austin Reed 2 0-0 5, Shane Greco 11 2-2 24, Cody Collins 3 0-0 6. Totals: 23 7-11 57.

SC    14    22    13    11    —    60

I    17    19    12    9    —    57

3-point goals — SC: 8 (Brown, Ryan 2, Ayers 4, Smith); I: 4 (D 2, Sargent, Reed). Fouled out — none.

Westside 91, Man 54

MAN — The Westside Renegades raced out to a 36-4 first quarter lead and rolled past the Man Hillbillies Tuesday.

Levi Lambert led the scoring for Westside with 23 points, while Corey Bowles scored 15 points and Jordan Browning 10 points.

Justin Cogar had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Renegades.

Freshman John Thomas-Keffer scored 21 points to lead Man.

Westside (7-5) hosts Class A No. 3 Tug Valley Friday.

Westside (7-5)

Breyer Morgan 0 3-7 3, Larry Cook 0 0-1 0, Will Fox 3 0-0 7, Jordan Browning 4 1-2 10, Corey Bowles 7 0-1 15, Hunter Walker 1 1-3 4, Scott Jenkins 1 0-0 2, Bryce Robinson 0 2-2 2, Justin Kenneda 2 0-0 5, Levi Lambert 10 2-2 23, Justin Cogar 5 1-1 11, Corey West 1 0-2 2, Matt Harless 3 1-2 7. Totals: 37 11-23 91.

Man

John Thomas-Keffer 7 3-6 21, Chris Justice 3 0-0 8, Kenny Jo Adkins 2 0-0 4, Jake Adkins 4 5-6 13, Cayce Mullins 2 0-0 4, Eric Files 1 0-0 2, Gage Harvey 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 8-12 54.

W    36    19    24    12    —    91

M    4    19    16    15    —    54

3-point goals — W: 6 (Fox, Browning, Bowles, Walker, Kenneda Lambert); M: 6 (Keffer 4, Justice 2). Fouled out — none.

Richwood 93, Fayetteville 62

RICHWOOD — The Richwood Lumberjacks scored 53 first half points and cruised past Fayetteville Tuesday at home.

Ryan Bennett scored game-high 32 points to lead Richwood and Ben Weber scored 25 points.

Levi Mowery added 18 points for Richwood.

Tyler McVey led the Pirates with 17 points, while Will Dooley scored 15 points and L.T. White had 13 points.

Richwood (4-7) travels to Midland Trail Friday.

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