Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 5, 2012

Prep girls roundup: Bobcats top Beavers

Tazewell, Mount View, Hurley win

Staff Writer
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Brandy Morrison scored 24 points and gathered 13 rebounds as the Lady Bobcats started their season off with a 65-53 win over the Beavers at the Bluefield High gym on Tuesday night.

Three Bluefield players reached double-figure scoring — Destiney Sims had 19, Dazia Edwards had 15 and Tyra Jackson had 12.

The visitors got eight points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and seven steals from senior Tyra Wynes and 11 points from Avery Pivont.

Bluefield (1-2) hosts Greenbrier West on Thursday. Summers County (1-0) plays at James Monroe on Friday.



At Bluefield High School

SUMMERS COUNTY (65)

Haley Shrewsbury 4, Avery Pivont 11, Abbi Taylor 2, Kyra Wines 8, Audrey Holley 4, Brandi Morrison 24, Brittany Bonds 3, Shelley Smith 9.

BLUEFIELD (53)

Destiney Sims 19, Dazia Edwards 15, Tyra Jackson 12, Kadijah Brown 1, Jesslyn Fullerton 4, Abbi Atwell 2.

Summers County...........19   12   18   16  —  65

Bluefield...........................7   14   15   15  —  53

Three-point goals — Blfd 1 (Sims); SC none.

*****

Valley (Fayette) 54, Montcalm 34

MONTCALM — Valley Fayette got scoring from eight players, including 24 points from Alexis Payne, in Tuesday’s win. The undefeated Greyhounds dashed to a 23-5 lead at the end of eight minutes of play and led 27-14 at halftime.

Miranda Kendrick scored 13 points and Leslie Kelley had eight points to lead Montcalm (0-2). The Lady Generals play next at home at 6 p.m. Friday against Greater Beckley Christian School.



At Montcalm High School

VALLEY FAYETTE (54)

Gracyn Grubb 2, Kelsey Bird 6, Abbie Buchan 15, Alexis Payne 24, Alaysha Taylor 2, Emily Smallman 2, Tanrel Green 2, CJ Scott 2.

MONTCALM (34)

Miranda Kendrick 13, Autumn Bouldin 4, Brenna Tyree 2, Leslie Kelley 8, Hannah Johnson  7.

Valley Fayette (2-0).........23   4   15   12 — 54

Montcalm  (0-2).................5   9   10   10 — 34

*****

Tazewell 50, Graham 36

TAZEWELL, Va. — The Tazewell Lady Bulldogs put the bite on the Graham G-Girls and claimed a 50-36 non-district win, Tuesday night at Tazewell Middle School.

Taylor Catron led the Lady Dogs (1-2) and all scorers with with 21 points, four steals and six assists, Whitney Saunders added 10 with five rebounds, Autumn Hash and Katie Snapp each had seven rebounds and Haley Christian pulled down five boards.

Bethany Evans paced Graham (3-1) with eight points.

Tazewell plays Daniel Boone, Wednesday in a tournament at Virginia High School. Graham plays at Giles tonight.



At Tazewell Middle School

Graham (36)

Bethany Evans 8, Karly Morgan 6, Erin Wilson 4, Emmaleigh Gallinger 6, Taylor Williams 5, Casey Spencer 3, Ashley Rasnake 3, Ashley Moretto 1

Tazewell (50)

Taylor Catron 21, Whitney Saunders 10, Brienna Sparks 4, Haley Christian 8, Autumn Hash 4, Kate Snapp 2, Essence Brown 4

Graham................................11  5   7   13  —  36

Tazewell...............................16  11  13  8   —  50

*****

Mount View 61, Independence 41

COAL CITY — The Mount View Lady Knights improved to 2-0 on the season with a 61-41 win Tuesday night at Independence.

Jordan Younger led Mount View with 17 points. Gazelle Brown added 12 and Ashleigh Belfiore dropped in 11.

Kelsey Hart led Independence with a game-high 20 points.



At Independence High School

MOUNT VIEW (61)

Ashleigh Belfiore 11, Jordan Younger 17, Shyrell Johnson 5, Shamecca Perkins 2, Gazelle Brown 12, Victoria Bright 6, Keisha Johnson 8.

INDEPENDENCE (41)

Krista Green 2, Trista Harris 3, Emily Sedukavich 8, Kelsey Hart 20, Brittany Wrenn 3, Faith Fortner 1, Jessica Lilly 4.

Mount View..........15  13  16  17  —  61

Independence........9  5  11  16  —  41

Three point baskets - MV (3), Belfiore, S. Johnson, K. Johnson

*****

Hurley 52, Phelps, Ky. 47

HURLEY, Va. — Hurley won its opening game of the season 52-47 over Phelps, Ky.

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