Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 19, 2012

Princeton holds off unbeaten Generals

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WINFIELD — Ryan Meadows scored 26 points and Princeton held off a strong Winfield surge to beat the Generals 63-57 to chalk up a very important road win on Tuesday night.

After trailing 18-16 after one period, Princeton asserted control by outscoring Winfield 13-7 in the second quarter. Meadows scored eight points during that frame and the Tigers led 29-25 at intermission.

Princeton’s lead would grow to 19 points halfway through the third period before Winfield, behind Zach Fisher, mounted a comeback.

The Generals, unbeaten entering the game, scored 10 unanswered to cut the Princeton lead to 47-37. A John Bellomy 3 brought Winfield to within four 56-52 with 1:49 left.

The Tigers hit 4-of-6 foul shots and added an Aaron Ferguson layup to preserve the win.

Hunter Walters added 14 points for Princeton, joining Meadows with a trio of 3. The Tigers finished with 7 3s in the game.

Winfield was paced by Fisher with 26 points and 13 by Chris Turner.

Princeton returns to action on Thursday by entertaining Nitro.


Lee 3, Ryan Meadows 26, Jennelle 2, Clements 2, Hunter Walters 14, Caron 6, Aaron Ferguson 10.


Lemmerman 5, Show 3, Chris Turner 13, Zach Fisher 26, Bellomy 8, Grafton 1.  

Princeton.......................16  13  18  16  —  63

Winfield...........................18   7   7  24  —  57

3-point goals: PR 7 (Meadows 3, Walters 3, Lee); WF (Fisher 2, Bellomy 2). JV—WF 69-50.