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February 10, 2013

Saturday's prep basketball roundup

GRUNDY, Va. — Morgan Hall scored 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, leading Grundy to a 65-55 non-district win over Virginia High on Saturday afternoon.

Loni Webb added 16 points, including three of the Golden Wave’s six 3s, and Krystal Cantrell canned 15 for Grundy (17-5).

Teana Austin led Virginia High with 20 points, while Madie Smith added 12.

Grundy will be the top seed in the Black Diamond District tournament and will have a first-round bye in the event to be held at Clincho Elementary School.

Grundy dropped the boys game to the Bearcats 82-41.

At Grundy

VIRGINIA HIGH (55)

Duff 5, Madie Smith 12, Teana Austin 20, Bryant 6, Nave 7, Jacobs 5.

GRUNDY (65)

Morgan Hall 29, Krystal Cantrell 15, Loni Webb 16, Snead 2, Charles 3.

Virginia High..................12   13   16   13  —  55

Grundy............................11   14   19   21 —  65

3-point goals: VH 5 (Smith 3, Bryant 2); GR 6 (Webb 3, Hall 2, Charles 1). JV—Virginia High won.   

*****

Richlands 60, Twin Valley 45

PILGRIM’S KNOB, Va. — Brittany Allen connected for four 3s and scored 22 points and Cassidy Richardson added 16 to lead Richlands to a non-district win over Twin Valley.

MaKenley Davis added four 3s and 15 points for Richlands.

Twin Valley was paced by Brandi Rose with 16 points and 13 from Kara Goodman. Hannah O’Quinn pulled down eight rebounds.

Richlands (16-3) will play Carroll County in a special Southwest District playoff on Monday at Marion High School. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.

Twin Valley (8-12) will complete in the Black Diamond District tournament this week at Clinchco Elementary School. Seedings and pairings will be determined during a meeting today.

RICHLANDS (60)

Hearl 2, MaKenley Davis 14, Cassidy Richardson 16, Ashia 2, Brittany Allen 22, Hannah Alley 2, Rachel Alley 2.

TWIN VALLEY (45)

Brandi Rose 16, Keene 8, Kara Goodman 13, O’Quinn 2, Meadows 6.

Richlands...........17  8  10  25  —  60

Twin Valley........11  14  8  12  —  45

3-point goals: RL 9 (Davis 4, Allen 4, Richardson 1); TV 8 (Rose 4, Goodman 3, Keene 1).

*****

George Washington 61, Princeton 56

CHARLESTON — McKenzie Akers scored 32 points and Jessica Inman added 14, but the Tigerettes dropped a Mountain State Athletic Conference decision to the Patriots.

Akers also had seven rebounds and three assists for Princeton (15-4). Hannah Preservati led the Tigerettes with 11 rebounds and Khadija Payne added 10. Princeton had 11 3s, led by Akers with six and four by Inman.

George Washington, which led 33-27 at the break, was led by Rachel Ward with 20 points and 17 points and eight boards by Kelly Harrison. Leslie Gilmore added 15 in the win, and Alanna Mobayed snagged 11 rebounds.

Princeton will host Oak Hill on Monday.

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