Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 11, 2014

Richlands girls subdue Virginia High; Warriors roll

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands Lady Blues turned up the defense in the second half Friday, knocked down their free throws, and left their home court with their second win, a 63-46 defeat of Virginia High.

Brittany Allen led the Lady Blues with 35 points, going 13 of 15 from the foul line.

Breanna Duff led Virginia High with 14 points. The Lady Bearcats were 3 or 8 in free throws as a team, while Richlands (2-4) was 19 of 27.

The girls host Twin Valley today at about 5:30 p.m.



At Richlands Middle School

VIRGINIA HIGH

Breanna Duff 14, T. Austin 11, S. Jacobs 11, Wilson 8, Simpson 2.

RICHLANDS

Brittany Allen 35, Hearl 2, Ashiq 2, L. Rinehart 2, Sword 4, Olivia Harmon 5, Paxton Casey 4, Sarah Compton 9.

Virginia High...............19   11     9     7  —  46

Richlands......................6   16   16   25  —  63

3-point goals — VHS 5 (Duff 2, Wilson 2, Jacobs 1); RHS, none.



Northwood 66, Hurley 55

HURLEY, Va. — Northwood bounded to a 42-23 halftime edge and won Friday despite a 25-point game from Hurley’s Kourtney Cook, who sank six 3-pointers.

Every player for Northwood scored. Topping the list was Alex Doane with 16 points.

Hurley plays again on Tuesday at Council.



At Hurley High School

NORTHWOOD

B. Puckett 3, K. Puckett 10, Williams 6, Taylor Broyles 10, Gosnell 8, Spence 7, Alex Doane 16, Crawford 7.

HURLEY

Kourtney Cook 25, Cline 8, E. Stacy 9, McCCoy 1, Endicott 6, B. Stacy 6.

Northwood...................24   18   13   12  —  66

Hurley...........................13   10   15    17  —  55

3-point goals — NHS, none. Hur 7 (Cook 6, Cline 1). Northwood won the JV games.



Cabell Midland 56, Princeton 27

ONA — Adrianna Mitchem led Princeton in scoring as the Tigers fell on the road to the Knights. Ashley Culicerto, recovered from injury, played her first game of the season and scored three points for Princeton (0-7).

Emily Pitkin and Haley Hagerty scored 16 and 15 points respectively for Cabell Midland.

Princeton is at home on Monday to play Summers County in a game rescheduled from last week.



At Cabell Midland High School

PRINCETON

Danielle Hall 6, Ashley Culicerto 3, Sarah Cole 3, Adrianna Mitchem 8, Kaleigh Barker 7.

CABELL MIDLAND

Bias 6, Stepherson 2, Vinage 2, Jordan 4, Emily Pitkin 16, Sierra Jordan 11, Haley Hagerty 15.

Princeton..........................5   9     4    9  —  27

Cabell Midland...............20   6   15   15  —  56

3-point goals — PSHS 2 (Culicerto 1, Cole 1); CM 2 (Stephanie Bias 2).



Summers County 71, J. Monroe 55

HINTON — Brittney Justice had 12 points, 15 rebounds and six steals, twin sister Whittney Justice added 19 points, seven assists and five steals and Class AA No. 3 Summers County remained unbeaten.

Senior Brandy Morrison finished with 17 points and eight boards for the Bobcats (7-0), who visit Princeton Monday.

The Mavericks (0-6) got 16 points from Carter Shiflet. Laine Shiflet scored 12 and Rebecca Sparks 10.



At Summers County High School

JAMES MONROE (0-6)

Carter Shiflett 8 0-2 16, Laine Shiflett 6 0-0 12, Rebecca Sparks 4 2-2 10, Michaela Moran 2 0-0 4, Jordy Ballengee 1 0-0 2, Whitney Ogle 3 1-2 7, Sidney Ballard 1 2-2 4. Totals: 25 5-8 55.

SUMMERS COUNTY (7-0)

Avery Pivont 3 0-0 6, Abby Taylor 3 1-2 7, Brenna Davis 2 1-2 5, Audrey Holley 2 0-0 5, Brittney Justice 5 2-3 12, Brandy Morrison 5 7-10 17, Whittney Justice 7 5-7 19. Totals: 27 16-24 71.

James Monroe.............12   10   19   14 — 55

Summers County.........21   15   15   20 — 71

3-point goals — JM: 0; SC: 1 (Holley). Fouled out — none.



Boys basketball

Northwood 55, Hurley 37

HURLEY, Va. — Josh Mullins was the sole Rebel in double-digit scoring Friday night, and Northwood allowed just two points in the final period. Jacob Havens led Northwood with 15 points.

The Rebels play Tuesday at Council.



At Hurley High School

NORTHWOOD

Surber 9, Prater 8, Call 6, T. Doane 4, Jacob Havens 15, Jones 3, Caldwell 6, Nunley 4.

HURLEY

Gibson 9, Billiter 8, Josh Mullins 10, Stacy 4, Justice 5, Hurley 1.

Northwood...................16   17    9    13  —  55

Hurley.............................9   15   11     2  —  37

3-point goals — NHS 2 (Surber 1, Jones 1); Hur 5 (Gibson 2, Billiter 2, Justice 1). Northwood won the JV games.



Wyoming East 55, Oak Hill 46

OAK HILL — The Warriors remained undefeated at 5-0 by beating the Class AAA Red Devils (2-4) in Oak Hill.

Christian Hedinger and Austin Canada each connected on two 3-pointers and led all scorers with 20 and 18 points respectively. Oak Hill, which made six treys, was paced by Jalen Jones’ 14 points.

The Warriors host Shady Spring tonight.



At Oak Hill

WYOMING EAST

Austin Canada 18, John Morgan 2, Christian Hedinger 20, Jordan Hayes 15.

OAK HILL

Jalen Jones 14, Deonte Scruggs 7, Mark Logan 12, Joey Re 5, Ian Hunt 6, K.K. Goodman 2.

Wyoming East..............16   12    8   19  —  55

Oak Hill...........................9    7   14   16  —  46

3-point goals — WE 4 (Canada 2, Hedinger 2); OH 6 (Jones 2, Scruggs 1, Logan 2, Re 1).