Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 12, 2012

Patrick Henry downs Honaker

By LLOYD COMBS
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRISTOL, Va. — Patrick Henry led from start to finish, but didn’t pull away from Honaker until the fourth quarter in their first round contest at the Virginia High Tip-off Classic at the Bearcat Den.

Kasey Uecker tossed in a game-high 16 points and Jaymee Copenhaver added 13 for the Rebels.

Haley Brown scored 11 points, nine on three second-half 3-pointers that kept the Tigers in the game.

Brown’s two treys near the end of the third quarter got Honaker within 35-34. Patrick Henry started an 8-0 run before the end of the period and built a 43-34 lead on a 3 by Jade Miller with 4:38 remaining.

Morgan Stevens and Kathryn Harrison each added nine points for the Tigers.

Patrick Henry plays Richlands tonight at 8:30 p.m.

PATRICK HENRY (52)

Uecker 6 3-5 16, Copenhaver 4 4-5 13, McCauley 1 4-6 7, Deskins 2 2-2 6, Miller 1 0-0 3, Yarber 2 0-4 4, Tipton 0 0-0 0, Wilmoth 1 1-2 3. Totals – 17 14-26 52.

HONAKER (42)

Brown 4 0-0 11, Stevens 4 1-2 9, Harrison 4 1-6 9, Hess 0 0-0 0, Shelton 1 1-1 3, Musick 1 0-0 2, Wolford 1 0-0 2, Robinette 1 2-4 4, Elswick 1 0-0 2, Meade 0 0-0 0. Totals – 17 5-13 42.

Patrick Henry..................................................13  10  14  15  —  52

Honaker............................................................7   11  16   8  —  42

3-point goals: PH 4 (McCauley, Uecker, Miller, Copenhaver), H 3 (Brown 3). Total fouls-PH 13, H 19. Fouled out-Stevens. Technicals-none.