The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 18, 2013

Roundup: Westside shocks No. 3 Tug Valley 71-68


From Staff Reports

— BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Westside 71, Tug Valley 68

CLEAR FORK — Corey Bowles scorched the nets for 35 points, including eight baskets from behind the arc, to lead the Class AA No. 10 Westside Renegades past Class A No. 3 Tug Valley Friday.

Justin Cogar added a double-double for Westside scoring 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

Mikey Newsome led the Panthers with 20 points and Thomas Baisden added 17 points.

Westside (8-5) travels to Glen Daniel Tuesday to face the Liberty Raiders.



Tug Valley (8-2)

Austin Brewer 3 1-2 9, Mikey Newsome 7 2-2 20, Thomas Baisden 7 3-5 17, Aaron Muncy 0 1-2 1, Hayden Sturgell 1 1-2 3, Corey Dillon 2 3-4 7, Austin Baisden 4 0-0 8, Josh White 1 0-0 3. Totals: 25 11-17 68.

Westside (8-5)

Will Fox 1 0-0 2, Jordan Browning 1 1-1 3, Corey Bowles 12 3-6 35, Justin Kenneda 1 1-2 3, Levi Lambert 3 0-1 6, Jason Scarlett  0 2-2 2, Justin Cogar 7 6-6 20. Totals: 25 13-18 71.

TV    21    17    13    17    —    68

W    18    19    15    19    —    71

3-point goals — TV: 7 (Brewer 2, Newsome 4, White); W: 8 (Bowles 8). Fouled out — none.



Wyoming East 70, Oak Hill 64

NEW RICHMOND —Class AA No. 4 Wyoming East withstood a 3-point barrage from the Oak Hill Red Devils to capture their ninth win of the season.

Austin Canada led the Warriors with 21 points. Josh Tunstalle added 17 points and Brett Bowling scored 16 points.

Joey Re led the Red Devils with 18 points on a night that saw Oak Hill hit 10 3-point buckets.

Wyoming East (9-2) travels to Shady Spring Tuesday.



Oak Hill (2-8)

Kadrin Goodman 1 1-2 3, Deon Marion 4 2-2 12, Haedyn Woodson 1 0-0 3, Marc Logan 3 2-2 11, Joey Re 8 1-2 18, Ervin Fruit 0 4-4 4, Kyle Bradford 0 0-0 0, Chris Hysell 2 2-2 7, Simeon Kees 0 0-0 0, Josh Jones 2 0-0 6. Totals: 21 12-14 64.

Wyoming East (9-2)

Austin Canada 7 5-6 21, Kyle Sandy 2 0-0 4, Cody Lester 1 2-2 4, John Morgan 0 2-2 2, Josh Tunstalle 4 10-13 18, Christian Hedinger 2 1-2 5, Joseph Cornett 0 0-0 0, Jordan Hayes 0 0-0 0, Brett Bowling 7 2-2 16. Totals: 23 22-27 70.

OH    8    15    17    24    —    64

WE    10    23    11    26    —    70

3-point goals — OH: 10 (Marion 2, Woodson, Logan 3, Re 1, Hysell, Jones 2); WE: 2 (Canada 2). Fouled out — none.



Greenbrier West 74, Fayetteville 39

CHARMCO — Josh Martin scored 10 of his game-high 22 points in the first quarter to lift the Cavaliers.

Colby Ennis added 11 points and Alston Ransom had 10 for West, which led 24-8 after one period and 41-18 at the half.

L.J. White and Will Dooley each netted 10 points for Fayetteville (1-8), which hosts Richwood on Tuesday.

Greenbrier West (7-2) will host Summers County on Wednesday.



Fayetteville (1-8)

Zack Simple 3 2-7 8, L.J. White 4 2-5 10, Tyler McVey 3 0-0 6, Will Dooley 4 0-0 10, Aaron Krise 2 1-2 5, Jake Alton 0 0-3 0. Totals: 16 5-17 39.

Greenbrier West (7-2)

Corey Cox 3 1-2 7, Alston Ransom 4 0-0 10, Chris Gabbert 2 0-0 4, Alex Hendrix 1 0-0 2, Brandon Gwinn 2 1-2 7, Colby Ennis 4 2-4 11, Jarred Jennings 2 0-2 5, Slade Sweet 2 2-3 6, Josh Martin 11 0-0 22. Totals: 31 6-13 74.

F    8    10    7    14    —    39

GW    24    17    19    14    —    74

3-point goals — F: 2 (Dooley 2); GW: 6 (Ransom 2, Gwinn 2, Ennis, Jennings). Fouled out — None.



Midland Trail 69, Richwood 53

HICO — Midland Trail, behind a 26-point effort from Colin Carte, raced out to a 42-22 halftime lead to roll past Richwood and avenge a 33-point loss to the Lumberjacks last week.

Rickie Carter posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Tyler Skaggs had 11 points for Trail.

Zach Bennett led the Lumberjacks with 17 points, while Ben Weber had 16 points and Ryan Bennett scored 12 points.

Midland Trail (3-5) travels to Meadow Bridge Tuesday.



Richwood (4-8)

Levi Mowery 0 2-2 2, Zach Bennett 7 1-1 17, Josh Kidwell 2 0-0 5, Braden Johnson 0 0-2 0, Ryan Bennett 3 7-12 13, Ben Weber 6 4-6 16. Totals: 18 14-23 53.

Midland Trail (3-5)

Jake Grimmett 3 0-4 7, Collin Carte 10 2-3 26, Tyler Skaggs 4 1-2 11, Rickie Carter 6 3-5 15, Austin Burdette 2 0-0 4, Nate Vaught 1 0-0 2, Tristan Minor 0 2-2 2, Seth Crosier 1 0-0 2 Totals: 27 8-16 69.

R    9    13    10    21    —    53

MT    29    13    16    11    —    69

3-point goals — R: 3 (Z. Bennett 2, Kidwell); MT: 7 (Grimmett, Carte 4, Skaggs 2). Fouled out — MT (Wilson).



Scott 70, Nicholas County 54

MADISON — Class AA No. 3 Scott outscored Nicholas County 45-30 in the first half and went on to pick up their 10th win of the season 70-54.

Matt Dolan led the 10-3 Skyhawks with 27 points, while Eric May and Anthony Sigmon scored eight points apiece.

Jared Tharp paced the Grizzlies with 17 points, Cody McClung scored 14 points and Eric Peyatt had 10.

Nicholas County (6-5) travels to Chapmanville today at 2 p.m.



Nicholas County (6-5)

Jared Tharp 7 3-4 17, Michael Bragg 2 1-1 5, Cody McClung 5 3-4 14, Eric Peyatt 5 0-0 10, Zach Tolley 1 0-2 2, Austin Hill 2 1-3 6. Totals: 22 8-14 54.

Scott (10-3)

Eric May 3 1-3 8, Matt Dolan 10 4-5 27, Logan Webb 3 0-0 6, Cody Brown 0 4-6 4, Anthony Sigmon 2 4-8 8, Kirk Price 1 0-0 2, Dylan Dehart 1 0-0 3, Tyler Hill 0 2-2 2, Brannon Lafauci 1 0-2 3, Dylyn Brown 3 1-2 7. Totals: 24 16-28 70.

NC    10    20    14    10    —    54

S    23    22    14    11    —    70

3-point goals — NC: 2 (McClung, Hill); S: 6 (Dolan 3, May, Dehart, Lafauci). Fouled out — NC (Hill).



Summers hosts tripleheader tonight

Summers County’s rematch with Meadow Bridge, postponed Thursday night because of the snowstorm, will be played today as part of a tripleheader in Hinton.

The Summers and Meadow Bridge JV teams will square off at 4 p.m., followed by a girls matchup between Class AA powers Summers and Scott.

The Lady Bobcats are 9-2 and ranked No. 4 in the latest AP poll. Scott is 6-5 and ranked No. 15. The two squads met in both the 2010 and 2011 state championship games, with Summers prevailing each time.

The Meadow Bridge and Summers boys will conclude the evening with an 8 p.m. game. The Class A No. 15 Wildcats (now 3-4) knocked off the AA No. 15 Bobcats (7-4) 77-56 earlier in the season in Meadow Bridge.



GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

Meadow Bridge 51, Greenbrier West 33


MEADOW BRIDGE — Senior Sarah Fleshman posted a double-double to lead the Meadow Bridge Lady Wildcats (8-3) past rival Greenbrier West Friday.

Fellow senior Chandra Harrah added 13 points and Caitlin White chipped in nine points for Meadow Bridge.

Kristen Harris led all scorers with 21 points for the Lady Cavaliers.

Meadow Bridge plays today at 5 p.m. in the southern bracket championship game of the Hometown Invitational Tournament at Buffalo.



Greenbrier West

Rachel Redden 2 1-6 5, Kristen Harris 10 1-5 21, Emily Holliday 1 3-6 5, Maddy Bridges 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 5-14 33.

Meadow Bridge (8-3)

Chandra Harrah 4 2-2 13 Allison Gilkerson 2 1-6 5, Sarah Fleshman 4 6-6 14, Caitlin White 3 3-5 9, Courtney Mullins 0 1-2 1, Ally Redden 2 2-2 5 . Totals: 15 16-23 51.

GW    2    7    7    17    —    33

MB    13    16    4    19    —    51

3-point goals — GW: none; MB: 4 (Harrah 3, Redden). Fouled out — GW (Redden).