Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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December 29, 2012

Prep roundup: Jordan keys Tazewell victory

G-Men, Panthers, Mavs, Warriors pick up wins

TAZEWELL, Va. — Jalen Jordan scored 23 points and had a key steal in the final seconds to seal Tazewell’s 73-70 win over Bland County on Friday night at Tazewell Middle School.

Noah Walker added 19 points, 18 rebounds and two blocked shots for the Bulldogs, who avenged a 16-point loss at Bland County earlier this month.

Asher Dillow paced Bland County (7-3) with 26 points, while Chase Hankins tossed in 20 and Darryl Clark added 11.

Christian Lewis contributed 11 points and seven rebounds for Tazewell (5-5), while Colin Hancock canned 10 for the Bulldogs, who outscored the Bears 27-14 in the final quarter.

Jordan also had five steals and six offensive rebounds, and swiped the ball from the Bears in the final seconds to secure the win.

Tazewell will host Martinsville next Friday, while the Bears will entertain Richlands on Wednesday.

BLAND COUNTY (7-3)

Asher Dillow 26, Tyler White 7, Darryl Clark 11, Chase Hankins 20, John Miller 6.

TAZEWELL (5-5)    

Christian Lewis 11, Colin Hancock 10, Issac Santana 8, Jalen Jordan 23, Jessee Mountain 2, Noah Walker 19.

Bland County..........................24  18  14  14  —  70

Tazewell....................................17  12  17  27  — 73

3-point goals: 5 (Dillow 2, White 1, Clark 1, Hankins); TZ 5 (Hancock 3, Lewis 2). JV—Bland won.

*****

Graham 75, Grayson County 72

MAX MEADOWS, Va. — Only four Graham G-Men got into the scoring column on Friday afternoon at the First Bank of Virginia Christmas Tournament — but they tossed in enough points to beat Grayson County Blue Devils 75-72.

The Blue Devils led 43-36 at halftime, but the G-Men stormed back to tie things 60-60 after three quarters.

Colby Hill and Tony Hood had 32 and 26 points respectively, and Spencer Sheets provided 11 points and five assists. In the rebounding department, Zach Proffitt had eight, Hill added seven, and Roman Workman cleared six boards.

Graham will play today at 5:30 p.m. in the tournament’s fifth-place game against either Auburn or George Wythe.

At Fort Chiswell High School

GRAYSON COUNTY

Mitchell 4, Ty Cannady 19, Rudy 7, Michaeal Rodgers 9, Max Rodgers 25, Wyatt 6, Davis 2.

GRAHAM (6-3)

Tony Hood 26, Spencer Sheets 11, Colby Hill 32, Zach Proffitt 6.

Grayson County.............16   27   17   12  —  72

Graham...........................23   13   24   15  —  75

Three-point goals — Gray 5 (Cannady 2, Micheal Rodgers 1, Max Rodgers 2); Graham 6 (Hood 3, Sheets 1, Hill 2).

*****

PikeView 50, Mount View 49

CHAPMANVILLE — Zach Meadows saved his best rebound for last.

Meadows grabbed a defensive rebound of a missed Mount View shot in the final moments on Friday night, securing a one-point win in the Bob Runyon Memorial Tournament in Chapmanville.

The Panthers won their first game of the season and earned a spot in tonight’s championship.

In the fourth quarter, Mount View sank no field goals and made 4 of 6 free throws while PikeView was 7 for 10 at the foul line, according to the PikeView coaching staff.

The Golden Knights cut a four-point lead down to one with their free throws, and had a chance for a win when PikeView turned the ball over with 16 seconds left. The final shot was off the mark, and Meadows made sure there was no second-chance attempt by the Knights.

Meadows, who had 11 rebounds, was the game’s top scorer with 17 points. Logan McKinney added 12 points.

Mount View’s balanced scoring featured 12 points by Antoine Calloway and Maurice Brown, and 10 points by Teddy Hazzard, who nailed both of Mount View’s three-pointers.

This evening, PikeView will take on the winner of Friday’s late game between Man and Chapmanville, while Mount View plays the loser.

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