The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

January 15, 2013

Girls: Mountain Mission (Va.) 52, River View 45

GRUNDY, Va. — Akasa Benton scored 19 points, hauled down 14 rebounds and had eight steals for River View, which lost its key player Chelsey Dobbs to injury in the second quarter. Dobbs already had 12 rebounds and six points when she left the game.

Kiersten Dority had 12 points, and Phyllis Waldron had 10 rebounds and five steals for River View (1-11).

Mountain Mission tossed in seven three-pointers. Heran Hailu had three of them on her way to 14 points. Nebyat Adem has 12 points.

The Raiders girls and boys play a doubleheader with Bluefield on Friday at Brushfork Armory.

River View (1-11)

Brittany Coeburn 2, Chelsey Dobbs 6, Kiersten Dority 12, Raven Kennedy 1, Phyllis Waldron 5, Akasa Benton 19.

Mountain Mission

Victoria Wickman 5, Tsion Negussie 9, Lensa Assefa 7, Heran Hailu 14, Nebyat Adem 12, Betty Fekadu 5.

RV    6    10    18    11    —    45

MM    14    11    15    12    —    52

3-point goals — RV: none, MM: 7 (Hailu 3, Wickman, Negussie, Adem, Fekadu).

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