Princeton 59, Summers County 55
HINTON — Marshall signee McKenzie Akers scored a game-high 30 points as Class AAA No. 5 Princeton (14-3) rallied past Class AA No. 6 Summers County.
Summers (11-5) was led by Tyra Wynes with 25. Avery Pivont added 15 for the Bobcats, who were outscored 19-8 in the fourth quarter.
Summers hosts Greenbrier West at 7 p.m. today.
Jessica Inman 0 1-3 3, McKenzie Akers 11 8-13 30, Marissa Mullins 4 2-4 11, Khadija Payne 3 1-1 7, Hannah Preservati 2 0-0 4, Stephanie Lambert 0 2-2 2, Rachel Surface 2 0-0 4. Totals: 22 14-23 59.
Summers County (11-5)
Hayley Shrewsbury 0 0-1 0, Avery Pivont 5 3-4 15, Abby Taylor 0 2-6 2, Brenna Davis 1 0-0 2, Emily Smith 2 0-0 4, Tyra Wynes 8 9-10 25, Brittany Bonds 1 0-0 2, Shelby Smith 2 1-4 5. Totals: 19 15-25 55.
P 16 15 9 19 — 59
SC 11 18 18 8 — 55
3-point goals — P: 1 (Mullins); SC: 2 (Pivont). Fouled out — SC: Shrewsbury.
Princeton 59, Summers County 55
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