Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 12, 2013

Roundup: Tigerettes lose by a single point

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — McKenzie Akers scored 37 points and had four assists for Princeton Senior High on Friday night, but the Timberwolves of Spring Valley got double-digit scoring from three players and took a slim 67-66 road win on Friday night.

The score was tied 31-31 at halftime and 50-50 after three quarters.

Akers was 13 of 25 from the floor and connected on four treys. Hannah Preservati had nine points for the Tigerettes (8-2), all on three-point shots, and Marissa Mullins added nine points. Preservati and Rachel Surface each had eight rebounds.

Kassidy Lemmons led Spring Valley with 17 points.

Princeton travels to St. Albans on Tuesday.



At Princeton Senior High School

SPRING VALLEY

Lemmons 17, Morris 15, Heck 14, Morris 9, Ratcliff 8, Butcher 2, Blake 2.

PRINCETON

McKenzie Akers 37, Marissa Mullins 9, Hannah Preservati 9, Rachel Surface 4, Jessica Inman 3, Khadija Payne 3, Stephanie Lambert 1.

Spring Valley...................12   19   19   17  —  67

Princeton........................18   13   19   16  —  66

Three-point goals — SV 7 (Lemmons 5, Morris 1, Heck 1); PSHS 8 (Akers 4, Preservati 3, Inman 1).

*****

Summers County 68, Shady Spring 28

HINTON — The Summers County Lady Bobcats defeated Class AAA Shady Spring to improve their record to 9-1 on the season.

Avery Pivot topped the Summers County scoring sheet with 13 points, Brandi Morrison had 12 points and eight rebounds, Brittany Bonds tallied 11 points, and Tyra Wyne seven steals along with nine points.  Kaylee Dickenson led Shady with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Summers County, ranked No. 4 in Class AA, plays at top-ranked Westside on Monday.



At Summers County High School

SHADY SPRING (28)

Kaylee Dickenson 11, Morgan Hylton 8, McKenzie Severt 2, Brooklyn Meador 1, Kelsea Collins 2, Morgan Brown 4.

SUMMERS COUNTY (68)

Hayley Shrewsbury 4, Avery Pivont 13, Abby Taylor 8, Brenna Davis 2, Emily Smith 1, Tyra Wynes 9, Brandi Morrison 12, Brittany Bonds 11, Shelby Smith 8.

Shady Spring..................10     3   10     5  —  28

Summers County...........12   21   17   18  —  68

Three-point goals — SHA 2 (Hylton 2); SC 1 (Pivont).

*****

Boys Basketball

Oak Hill Academy Red 74, Ballard 48

MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Ballard Christian School stayed close in the first half, but the Oak Hill Academy Red Team extended a 39-28 lead in the second half on Friday.

Josh Deskins had a double-double for Ballard Christian (6-5) with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Dalton Lankford added 10 points. King Scott paced the victors with 32.

Ballard will host Charleston-based Calvary Christian next Friday night at 7 p.m.



At Mouth of Wilson

OAK HILL ACADEMY RED

Jeff Ugu 15, King Scott 32, Edajh Fawks 6, Ken Ubara 6, Ibrahim Noom 5, Eric Ofori-Peprah 2, Ron Lock 4, Kenny Stephans 4.

BALLARD CHRISTIAN (6-5)

 Josh Deskins 22, Ray Spencer 4, Chris Prunesti 4, Gage Bowles 6, Dalton Lankford 10, Blake Bowles 2.

Ballard Christian............13   15   10   10  —  48

Oak Hill Academy...........21   18   17   18  —  74

*****

River View 73, Montcalm 62

MONTCALM — The River View Raiders notched their first win on Friday night. Tony Clevenger had 12 rebounds and five blocked shots. Tyree Baker scored 13 and Zack Morgan 12 and Morgan and Baker each had five steals. Taylor DeHaven had five assists.

River View, which had not won a game in nearly two years, led by as many as 23 points.

“This is not the end of a losing streak but the beginning of a winning streak,” said River View coach Don Smith. “We’ve been making a lot of threes. We've been averaging about six threes a game. ... We shot the ball well tonight.”

 “They played well. They deserved to win tonight,” said Montcalm coach Matt Smith.

River View plays Tuesday at home against Phelps, Ky.



At Montcalm

RIVER VIEW (73)

Joseph McClanahan 9, Tyree Baker 13, Zack Morgan 12, Dakota Collins 3, Taylor DeHaven 15, Jordan Wilson 10, Dylan Swarbrick 2, Tony Clevenger 9.

MONTCALM (62)

Jacob Lambert 4, Michael Blackwell 6, Andrew Agee 1, Darius Brodesser 6, Tyler Goins 15, Matt Pennington 4, Jacob Howard 14, Dustin Williams 12.

River View......................21   20   19   13  —  73

Montcalm.........................8   22   16   16  —  62

Three-point goals — RV 8 (McClanahan 1, Baker 3, Morgan 1, DeHaven 2, Clevinger 1); MT 5 (Blackwell 1, Brodesser 1, Goins 3).

*****

Mount View 91, Van 41

VAN — The Mount View Golden Knights shot past the Van Bulldogs to move their record to 6-3.

Maurice Brown led the Knights with 20 points, Antoine Calloway added 13, Tim Nowlin 11 and Paco Bonds had 10.

Mount View returns to the court Tuesday night when Montcalm visits the Knights’ Castle in Welch.



At Van High School

MOUNT VIEW (91)

Teddy Hazzard 11, T. Vineyard 8, Johnson 6, Antoine Calloway 13, M. Bonds 2, C. Vineyard 2, Johnson 4, Morrow 2, Maurice Brown 20, Burress 2, Tim Nowlin 11, Paco Bonds 10.

VAN (41)

Brandon Elswick 19, Crouse 6, Moore 7, Hunnicutt 3, Yeager 2, Curry 2.

Mount View........................28  28  20  15  —  91

Van.......................................9   14  4   14  —  41

Three-point goals — MV: Hazzard 3, Calloway. V-Elswick, Moore.

*****

Pipestem Christian 52, Cross Lanes Christian 42

CROSS LANES — Aleks Lane scorched the nets for 22 points, Austin Peyton followed with 21 and Trevor Shorter grabbed 23 rebounds to lead Pipestem Christian to victory at Cross Lanes Christian.

Tyler Corbin led Cross Lanes with 16 points.

Pipestem Christian plays again on Friday when they host Grace Christian.



At Cross Lanes Christian

PIPESTEM CHRISTIAN (52)

Austin Peyton 21, Worley 7, Aleks Lane 22, Shorter 2.

CROSS LANES CHRISTIAN (42)

A. Davis 5, Dolan 2, Tyler Corbin 16, Maheiris 6, Grant Humphreys 12, K. Davis 1.

Pipestem Christian...........12  17  10  13  —  52

Cross Lanes Christian.......14  7   10  11  —  42

Three-point goals — PC-Peyton 4, Worley 1; CLC- Corbin 4, Maheiris, Humphreys.

*****

Ft. Chiswell 58, Narrows 39

NARROWS, Va. — The Ft. Chiswell Pioneers rode past the Narrows Green Wave in Mountain Empire District play.

Coleman Thomas paced Ft. Chiswell with 17 points and Chandler Burton led Narrows with 10.

Narrows (6-7, 0-3 MED) will visit Grayson County, Tuesday.



At Narrows High School

FORT CHISWELL (6-5)

Mooney 5, Mabry 4, Hovencomp 8, Hamm 8, Stoneman 2, Perry 4, Hale 2, Crockett 2, Quesenberry 1, Widelo 5, Coleman Thomas 17.

NARROWS

Givens 8, Perdue 6, Dent 6, Chandler Burton 10, Stevers 3, Evans 2, Lively 4.

Ft. Chiswell.....................21   15    18      4  —  58

Narrows...........................10   9   10    10  —  39

Three-point goals — FC 5 (Hamm 2, Hovencomp 2, Mooney 1); NAR none.