Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 28, 2014

Roundup: G-Girls shoot past Giles

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Graham G-Girls overwhelmed their visitors from Giles 60-29 on Monday evening at Graham Middle School.

Lexi Kiser had five steals and Emaleigh Gallinger had four, and the two shared top-scoring honors with 12 points each for the G-Girls (10-6). Jia Coppola added five steals and three assists, and Dejah Carter chalked up nine rebounds and seven blocks.

Everyone in uniform for Graham got playing time.

Amber Bradley topped the Spartans’ scoring with eight points.

Graham hosts Narrows on Wednesday. Giles hosts Glenvar tonight.



At Graham Middle School

GILES

Harless 6, Stephens 2, Meadow 1, Flinchum 1, Shrader 3, Martin 2, Amber Bradley 8, Kelsey Mosley 6.

GRAHAM

Lexi Kiser 12, Roach 2, Leung 2, Emaleigh Gallinger 12, Evans 8, Spencer 2, Coppola 9, Rasnake 3, Poe 2, Carter 8.

Giles.............................7     7     4   11  —  29

Graham......................14   23   13   10  —  60

3-point goals — Giles 1 (Bradley 1); Graham 4 (Kiser 2, Gallinger 2). JV game — Graham won 36-30.

*****

Galax 50, Bland County 46

BLAND, Va. — The Lady Bears roared back out of a 13-4 hole at the end of the first quarter to tie the game at halftime, and went toe-to-toe with Galax in the fourth stanza, but could not stop the Maroon Tide on Monday.

Amber Eaton had 18 points, eight rebounds and one assist for Bland County (2-14), which nailed six 3-pointers. Malee Lambert scored 16 for the Bears.

Susan Davis led Galax with 13 points.

Bland County plays at Grayson County on Wednesday.



At Bland High School

GALAX

Susan Davis 13, Lindsey Ayers 10, Hanks 4, Shupe 8, Pack 9, Larrowe 6.

BLAND COUNTY

Malee Lambert 16, Amber Eaton 18, Russo 4, Smith 2, Dillow 4, Fanning 2.

Galax...........................13      9   14   14  —  50

Bland Co. .....................4   20     5   17  —  46

3-point goals — Galax (Davis 1, Ayers 2, Shupe 1); BC 6 (Lambert 4, Eaton 2).

*****

Boys basketball

Giles 69, Graham 61

PEARISBURG, Va. — John Shelor pumped in 33 points, going 9 for 10 at the foul line, and had 10 rebounds and five assists to lead the Giles Spartans past Graham on Monday night.

The G-Men (10-6) trailed 23-11 at intermission, but tossed in 35 points in the final period to make things interesting. The two teams scored 59 points in the fourth quarter.

Colby Hill led Graham with 20 points, after going scoreless prior to halftime. Roman Workman had 15 points, four steals and three assists, and nine rebounds, often leading to second-chance opportunities for Graham. Tony Hood scored 14 and Thomas Clarke added 10.

Charlie Stephens helped Giles shoot into the lead with a couple of early 3-pointers. He finished with 15 points. In the final period, the Spartans went 10 for 13 at the free throw line to help secure the win.

Graham (10-6) plays at Narrows tonight. Giles is scheduled to travel to Glenvar on Wednesday.



At Giles High School

GRAHAM

Tony Hood 14, Morgan 2, Roman Workman 15, Thomas Clarke 10, Colby Hill 20.

GILES

Wilson 5, Buchanan 4, Journell 3, Rhodes 2, John Shelor 33, Shrader 6, Ray 2, Charlie Stephens 15.

Graham.........................6     5   15   35  —  61

Giles............................13   10   22   24  —  69

3-point goals — Graham 3 (Workman 1, Hill 2); Giles 8 (Journell 1, Shelor 4, Stephens 3). JV game — Giles won 45-29.

*****

Indpendence 56, Montcalm 50

COAL CITY — The Generals were unable to protect a first-quarter lead on Monday and the Patriots claimed their first win of the season.

Cody Collins had a double-double to lead Independence (1-10) with 23 points and 21 rebounds.

Jacob Lambert led the Generals (1-7) with 16 points, while Jacob Howard added 14 and Joshua Hamblin had 13.

Montcalm is scheduled to host Mercer Christian this evening, weather permitting.



At Coal City

MONTCALM (1-7)

Jacob Lambert 6 4-7 16, Tyler Goins 2 1-2 5, Dustin Williams 0 2-4 2, Joshua Hamblin 3 7-10 13, Jacob Howard 7 0-1 14, Craig Casto 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18 14-24 50.

INDEPENDENCE (1-10)

Chris Mills 1 0-0 2, Chase Mills 1 0-0 2, Tyler Haga 2 0-0 5, Andrue Hughart 0 0-0 0, Marcus Burgess 0 0-0 0, Bill Sargent 1 0-0 3, Brandon Treadway 0 3-5 3, Adam Tolliver 4 4-4 12, Aaron Hunt 3 0-0 6, Cody Collins 8 7-12 23. Totals: 20 14-21 56.

Montcalm.......................15   12     9   14 — 50

Independence................11   15   14   16 — 56

3-point goals — Mont, none; IHS 2 (Haga, Sargent). Fouled out — Goins (Mont).

*****

Twin Valley 63, Holston 53

PILGRIM’S KNOB, Va. — Brandon McGlothlin scored 21 points and Austin Shortridge added 17 as the Panthers defeated Holston. Shannon Adams added 10 points.

Conrad Thacker and Seth Thomas each scored 11 for the visitors.

Twin Valley is scheduled to host Mountain Mission today, and will travel to Council on Friday.



At Pilgrim’s Knob

HOLSTON

Conrad Thacker 11, Seth Davenport 10, Seth Thomas 11, Allen 0, Roberts 8, Blackburn 0, Keith 0, Garrett 6, Mossholder 7, Heath 0.

TWIN VALLEY

Shannon Adams 10, Brandon McGlothlin 21, Austin Shortridge 17, Wagner 4, Wimmer 4, Burniston 5, Presley 0, Mullins 2.

Holston.........................12    4   18   19  —  53

Twin Valley....................17   20     9   17  — 63

3-point goals — Hol 5 (Thacker 1, Roberts 2, Davenport 2); TV 2 (McGlothlin 1, Burniston 1).1