The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

February 12, 2013

Boys basketball: Valley 79, Nicholas County 66


From Staff Reports

SMITHERS — Class A No. 10 Valley used a balanced scoring attack to overcome a slow start and defeat Nicholas County Monday.

Zac Warden tallied 22 points, while Keyshawn Payne added 18 points and Raeshawn Breckenridge had 17 points for Valley

Henry Barron chipped in nine points and Druw Bowen had eight points for the Greyhounds.

Nicholas County was led Jared Tharp with a game-high 29 points, Eric Peyatt with 18 and Austin Hill with 12.

Valley (12-6) hosts Fayetteville Wednesday.



Nicholas County

Jared Tharp 13 2-2 29, Cody McClung 3 0-0 7, Eric Peyatt 7 4-6 18, Austin Hill 4 1-2 12. Totals: 27 7-10 66.

Valley (12-6)

Henry Barron 4 0-3 9, Keyshawn Payne 8 0-3 18, Raeshawn Breckenridge 6 5-7 17, Cody Winters 2 0-1 5, Zac Warden 10 1-2 22, Druw Bowen 3 2-2 8. Totals: 33 8-18 79.

NC    26    9    18    13    —    66

V    14    23    25    17    —    79

3-point goals — NC: 5 (Hill 3, McClung, Tharp); V: 5 (Payne 2, Barron, Winter, Warden). Fouled out — none.�