Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 16, 2014

Honaker claims regular-season hoops crown

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

HURLEY, Va. — The Honaker Tigers clinched the first regular-season conference title in their part of Southwest Virginia by defeating familiar rival Hurley 52-33 on a cold Saturday night.

In the new Virginia playoff alignment, Honaker will move on to the regional tournament as a result of gaining the regular-season crown.

Casey Harman had 15 points and Casey Dye had 13 for Honaker, which outscored the Rebels 18-3 in the third quarter to take control after holding a 23-20 halftime margin.

Zack Lester led Hurley with eight points.



At Hurley

HONAKER (52)

Sample 3, Hale 2, Casey Dye 13, Hutchinson 2, Horton 8, Hunter Lester 9, Casey Harman 15, Ray 0, Coleman 0, Mullins 0.

HURLEY (33)

Zack Lester 8, Gibson 6, Billiter 2, Estep 7, Stacy 6, B. Justice 4, Mullins 0, J. Justice 0, Hurley 0, England 0.

Honaker................14     9   18   11 -- 52

Hurley.....................7   13     3   10 -- 33

3-point goals-Hon 1 (H. Lester), Hur 2 (Z. Lester, Estep). JV Game-Honaker won.