Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 15, 2014

Prep roundup: Hurricane rips through Princeton

PRINCETON — Henry Sorsaia scored 23 points to lead the Hurricane Redskins past the Princeton Tigers 64-39, Wednesday night in Mountain State Athletic Conference action at the Coach Ralph E. Ball Court at Princeton Senior High School.

Aaron Ferguson led the Tigers with 13 points.

Princeton fell to 4-5 with the loss and will host Spring Valley on Friday night. Hurricane moved to 7-1 on the season.

At Coach Ralph Ball Court

HURRICANE (7-1)

Lemmerman 8,  Henry Sorsaia 23, Estep 5, Dawson 8, Rogoszewski 8, DeFries 8, Ruggier 2, McAllister 2.

PRINCETON (4-5)

Fix 7, Palmer 3, Watkins 2, Clements 8, O’Dell 2, McKinney 4, Aaron Ferguson 13.

Hurricane........................16  18  11  19 —  64

Princeton.........................11  6   18  4   —  39

3-point goals: H - 4 (Lemmerman 2, Estep, Dalton); P - 2 (Fix, Palmer).

Summers County 60, Richwood 50

HINTON — Terry Smith scored 27 points to go over 1000 points for his career, and lead Summers County past Richwood Wednesday.

Ashton Garten added 15 points and Dakota Thomas chipped in nine points for Bobcats.

John Bard led the Lumberjacks with 16 and Ben Beaver added 11 points.

Summers County (4-4) hosts Independence Tuesday.

RICHWOOD (2-4)

Levi Mowery 2 3-3 7, John Bard 7 0-0 16, Ben Weber 3 1-1 7, Josh Kidwell 1 0-0 3, Ben Beaver 5 1-1 11, Braden Johnson 3 0-0 6. Totals: 21 5-5 50.

SUMMERS COUNTY (4-4)

Dakota Thomas 4 1-2 9, Ashton Garten 4 5-6 15, Jacob LIvely 3 0-0 7, Anthony Cales 1 0-0 2, Terry Smith 9 5-6 27. Totals: 21 11-14 60.

Richwood.............................14 11 14 11 — 50

Summers County................13 19 12 16 — 60

3-point goals — R: 3 (Bard 2, Kidwell); SC: 7 (Garten 2, Lively, Smith 4). Fouled out — none.

Girls

Richlands 55, Bluefield 41

RICHLANDS, Va. — Brittany Allen fired in 26 and Sarah Compton 13 to pace the Richlands Lady Blue Tornado to a 55-41 win over the Bluefield Lady Beavers.

Richlands converted on 16-of-17 free throws in the game while the Lady Beavers made four-of-eight.

Jesslyn Fullerton led Bluefield with 10 points.

The win was Richlands’ fifth straight, while Bluefield dropped its second consecutive game.

Richlands will visit Marion on Monday, while Bluefield hosts James Monroe on Friday.

BLUEFIELD (5-4)

Fullerton 10, Brown 2, Hayden 8, Edwards 6, Atwell 4, Sims 4, Taxley 2, Auville 5.

RICHLANDS (7-4)

Hearl 6, Culpepper 2, Brittany Allen 26, Sword 2, Harmon 6, Sarah Compton 13.

Bluefield.............................5    8   15  13  — 41

Richlands.........................11  12  23  9  —   55

3- point goals: R - 3 (Allen); B - 3 (Hayden 2, Auville 1)

Giles 66, Eastern Montgomery 50

PEARISBURG, Va. — The Giles Lady Spartans itched a notch in the win column with a victory over Eastern Montgomery.

Kelsey Mosely led Giles with 16 points while Tanisha Flinchum and Emily Harless each added 10.

Afton Graham led the Mustangs with a game-high 26.

Giles returns to the court Friday night at Floyd.

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