Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 14, 2013

Roundup: Lady Bears succumb to Northwood

Unbeaten Westside tops Lady Bobcats

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ROCKY GAP, Va. — The latter stages of the game again were the undoing for the Bland County girls basketball team on Monday night.

The Lady Bears matched Northwood point for point in the middle two quarters, trailing 35-30 at the end of the third, but were outscored 19-10 in the final frame to take a 54-40 loss at Rocky Gap High School.

Amber Eaton paced Bland County with 11 points and Kristin Dillow sank both of the Lady Bears’ three-pointers. Alyssa Harris, averaging double-digit rebounding this season, grabbed 12 rebounds.

Bailey Hess and Kelsie Puckett led Northwood’s scoring with 15 and 10 points respectively.

Bland County plays at Galax on Thursday.



At Rocky Gap High School

NORTHWOOD

Bailey Hess 15, Kelsie Puckett 10, Broyles 9, Williams 8, Cassell 6, Crawford 4, B. Puckett 2.

BLAND COUNTY

Amber Eaton 11, Davis 9, Russo 8, Dillow 6, Holbrook 2, Harris 2, Garland 2.

Northwood.........16   9   10  19  —  54

Bland County.....11   9   10  10  —  40

Three-point goals — NOR 1 (Broyles). BC 2 (Dillow 2).

*****

Westside 65, Summers County 32

CLEAR FORK — The Class AA No. 1 Westside Lady Renegades used a solid defensive effort to roll past No. 4 Summers County Monday to remain undefeated on the season.

Hope Lester led the scoring with 20 points, while Megan Endicott contributed a double-double for the Lady Renegades, finishing with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Faith Davis and Danielle Brown added nine points apiece and Morgan Spolarich dished out 10 assists for Westside.

Brandy Morrison led the Lady Bobcats with 12 points.

Westside (11-0) travels to PikeView tonight.



At Clear Fork

SUMMERS COUNTY (9-2)

Hayley Shrewsbury 1 0-0 2, Avery Pivont 1 2-2 4, Breannah Davis 1 0-0 2, Tyra Wynes 2 3-4 8, Brandy Morrison 3 6-7 12, Brittany Bonds 0 2-2 2, Shelby Smith 1 0-0 2. Totals: 9 13-17 32.

WESTSIDE (11-0)

Hope Davis 1 0-0 2, Mackenzie Endicott 1 0-0 2, Kristin Hash 1 3-4 5, Morgan Spolarich 3 2-3 8, Faith Davis 2 5-8 9, Danielle Brown 2 4-4 9, Megan Endicott 5 0-1 10, Hope Lester 9 2-3 20. Totals: 24 16-23 65.

Summers County.......14     4     7     7 — 32

Westside....................15   14   12   24 — 65

3-point goals — SC: 1 (Wyans); W: 1 (Brown). Fouled out — none.

*****

Meadow Bridge 48, Montcalm 34

MEADOW BRIDGE — Hannah Johnson scored 19 points, sinking five three-pointers to lead the Lady Generals in a losing cause Monday on the road. Leslie Kelley had eight rebounds for Montcalm and Miranda Kendrick cleared seven boards.

Chandra Harrah converted four treys and scored 18 points for Meadow Bridge. Sarah Fleshman added 11 and Alley Redden had 10.

Montcalm (3-9) travels to Fayetteville Thursday night, and will host Hannan at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Hometown Invitational Tournament (HIT).



At Meadow Bridge

MONTCALM (3-9)

Alexis Mabe 2, Miranda Kendrick 8, Autumn Bouldin 2, Leslie Kelley 3, Hannah Johnson 19.

MEADOW BRIDGE

Chandra Harrah 18, Allison Gilkerson 4, Sarah Fleshman 11, Caitlian White 5, Alley Redden 10.

Montcalm...........................4   10   4   16  —  34

Meadow Bridge.................9   13   5   21  —  48

Three-point goals — MNT 5 (Johnson 5), MB 6 (Harrah 4, White 1, Redden 1).

*****

Mountain Mission 52, River View 45

GRUNDY, Va. — Akasa Benton scored 19 points, hauled down 14 rebounds and had eight steals for River View, which lost its key player Chelsey Dobbs to injury in the second quarter. Dobbs already had 12 rebounds and six points when she left the game.

Kiersten Dority had 12 points, and Phyllis Waldron had 10 rebounds and five steals for River View (1-11).

Mountain Mission tossed in seven three-pointers. Heran Hailu had three of them on her way to 14 points. Nebyat Adem has 12 points.

The Raiders girls and boys play a doubleheader with Bluefield on Friday at Brushfork Armory.



At Mountain Mission School

RIVER VIEW (1-11)

Brittany Coeburn 2, Chelsey Dobbs 6, Kiersten Dority 12, Raven Kennedy 1, Phyllis Waldron 5, Akasa Benton 19.

MOUNTAIN MISSION

Victoria Wickman 5, Tsion Negussie 9, Lensa Assefa 7, Heran Hailu 14, Nebyat Adem 12, Betty Fekadu 5.

River View................6   10   18   11  —  45

Mountain Mission...14   11   15   12  —  52

Three-point goals — RV, none. MM 7 (Hailu 3, Wickman 1, Negussie 1, Adem 1, Fekadu 1).