The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

March 14, 2013

State tournament roundup

CHARLESTON — Washington beats Parkersburg South

CHARLESTON — Keldon Bell had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and Washington made its Class AAA tournament debut a success with a 60-56 win over Parkersburg South in the quarterfinals Thursday.

Fifth-seeded Parkersburg South had taken its final lead, 51-48, on a layup by Logan Cox with 3:27 left.

Dominique Newman finished with 17 points, including a layup with 15 seconds left that put Washington ahead to stay, 58-56. Kendell Smith made two free throws with 5 seconds left to secure the win.

Smith finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Fourth-seeded Washington (21-5) had a 49-34 rebounding advantage.

Wes Mitchem scored 20 points and Doug Dennis had 10 points for Parkersburg South (21-5).

PARKERSBURG SOUTH (21-5)

Bolen 3-8 0-4 7, Monroe 1-4 0-0 2, Dennis 1-90 8-9 10, Mitchem 8-15 0-0 20, Cox 3-9 1-3 7, Lawrentz 2-6 1-2 5, Rippeto 1-1 0-0 3, Berry 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 19-55 12-20 56.

WASHINGTON (21-5)

Newman 6-17 5-6 17, Smith 3-14 5-8 11, Bell 6-12 3-4 16, M.Jones 3-8 3-4 9, M.Jones 2-6 1-3 5, Coles 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 21-59 17-25 60.

Parkersburg South   21 10 13 12—56

Washington              15 15 16 14—60

3-Point Goals—Parkersburg South 6-23 (Mitchem 4-8, Rippeto 1-1, Bolen 1-3, Cox 0-1, Lawrentz 0-2, Dennis 0-8)), Washington 1-9 (Bell 1-4, J.Jones 0-2, Newman 0-3). Fouled Out—Monroe. Rebounds—Parkersburg South 34 (Mitchem 9), Washington 49 (Bell 17). Assists—Parkersburg South 12 (Bolen 7), Washington 10 (M.Jones 4). Total Fouls—Parkersburg South 19, Washington 16.

Fairmont Senior tops Scott 55-48

CHARLESTON — Travon Horton and Jarin Hilson scored 15 points apiece, leading Fairmont Senior to a 55-48 win over Scott in the Class AA quarterfinals Thursday.

Second-seeded Fairmont Senior (20-6) moves into the tournament semifinals for the first time since 1998.

Shaquille Washington had 10 rebounds for Fairmont Senior.

Matt Dolan led seventh-seeded Scott (15-11) with 18 points and Cody Brown scored 14.

Fairmont Senior led 32-25 after the third quarter and by as many as 12 points in the fourth quarter.

Scott made just 26 percent of its field goals but outscored Fairmont Senior 26-17 at the free-throw line.

Fairmont Senior will play Bluefield in today’s semifinal game.

SCOTT (15-11)

May 1-4 5-6 7, M.Dolan 3-13 12-12 18, Webb 2-5 3-4 7, Brown 5-11 4-4 14, Sigmon 0-5 0-0 0, Kuhn 0-1 0-0 0, Price 0-0 0-0 0, Underwood 0-0 0-0 0, N.Dolan 0-0 0-0 0, Lafauci 0-4 2-2 2, Halley 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 11-43 26-28 48.

FAIRMONT SENIOR (20-6)

Norman 0-4 0-0 0, Washington 3-7 2-3 8, Waites 3-7 0-2 7, Tr.Horton 7-14 2-6 17, Hilson 2-10 13-19 17, Ta.Horton 2-3 0-1 4, Nunn 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 18-47 17-30 55.

Scott                    8 10  7 23—48

Fairmont Senior   12  8 12 23—55

3-Point Goals—Scott 0-8 (Lafauci 0-1, Brown 0-3, M.Dolan 0-4), Fairmont Senior 2-12 (Waites 1-2, Tr.Horton 1-3, Ta.Horton 0-1, Hilson 0-2, Norman 0-4). Fouled Out—Lafauci, Waites, Tr.Horton. Rebounds—Scott 37 (M.Dolan, Webb 7), Fairmont Senior 31 (Washington 10). Assists—Scott 2 (M.Dolan, Price 1), Fairmont Senior 11 (Hilson 6). Total Fouls—Scott 23, Fairmont Senior 21. A—6,836 (early session).

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