Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 10, 2013

Saturday's prep basketball roundup

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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.



At Charleston

PRINCETON (15-4)

Jessica Inman 14, McKenzie Akers 32, Marissa Mullins 6, Khadija Payne 4.

GEORGE WASHINGTON

Rachel Ward 20, Kelly Harrison 17, Leslie Gilmore 15, Mobayed 7, Ash 2.

Princeton......................16   11   17   12  —  56

George Washington.......20   13   11   17  —  61

3-point goals: PR 11 (Akers 6, Inman 2, Mullins 1); GW 5 (Ward 4, Harrison 1). JV—GW 52-51.

*****

Summers County 52, Charleston Catholic 40

HINTON — The Lady Bobcats roared to a 12-point victory after leading 26-24 at intermission.

Avery Pivont had 17 points to pace Summers County. Shelby Smith had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Tyra Wynes had 12 points and five assists.

Top scorer for the Irish was Samantha Fletcher with 26.

Summers County plays at Clay County on Monday.



At Summers County High School

CHARLESTON CATHOLIC (8-12)    

Samantha Fletcher 26, Christiana O’Dell 2, Peyton Mullin 6, Ann Whelan 6.

SUMMERS COUNTY (14-5)

Avery Pivont 17, Abby Taylor 2, Brennah Davis 3, Tyra Wynes 12, Brandy Morrison 7, Brittany Bonds 1, Shelby Smith 10.

Charleston Catholic.......16   8   10     6  —  40

Summers County............17   9   12   14  —  52

3-point goals: CC 2 (Fletcher 2); SC 1 (Wynes 1).

*****

Boys basketball

Twin Valley 58, Richlands 40

PILGRIM’S KNOB, Va. — Sheldon Adams led three Panthers in double figures with 15 points. Logan Cantrell added 14 and Christian Case tossed in 13.

Richlands (3-17) was paced by Trent Davis and J.T. Anderson with nine points apiece. The Blue Tornado will visit Tazewell on Monday in the opening round of the Southwest District tournament.

Twin Valley (10-11), winners of three straight, is one of four teams (along with Hurley, Council and Grundy) in the Black Diamond District tied for third place. A meeting will be held today to determine pairings for the tournament that begins this week at Clinchco Elementary School.



At Pilgrim’s Knob

RICHLANDS (3-17)

Moir 0, Call 4, Davis 9, Sahyouni 6, Anderson 9, Brown 3, Johnson 5, Meadows 1, Austin 0, Hunsaker 2

TWIN VALLEY (10-11)

Meadows 0, Elswick 5, Cantrell 14, Presley 0, Adams 15,  McGlothlin 7, Burniston 4, Moore 2, Case 11, Helbert 0, Horne 0

Richlands.......................9   11   11     9  —  40

Twin Valley....................19   11   18   10  —  58

Three-point goals — RHS 3 (Sahyouni 2, Davis 1); TV 3 (Elswick 1, Adams 1, Case 1)

*****

Mercer Christian 63, Rainelle Christian 44

PRINCETON — Caleb Janning scored 21 points and Chandler Scott added 19, leading Mercer Christian past Rainelle Christian.

J.J. Easter added 10 points for the Cavaliers (12-8), who will host Appalachian Christian on Monday.

Cody Kincaid led all scorers with 28 for Rainelle Christian.



RAINELLE CHRISTIAN (44)

Cody Kincaid 28, Tyler Moore 10, Joey Vanreenan 6.

MERCER CHRISTIAN (63)

Jo Jo Janning 2, Caleb Janning 21, J.J. Easter 10, Kenny Shrewsbury 5, Chandler Scott 19, David Graham 1, Isaac Hodge 1, Jacob Dove 2, Wesley Hobbs 2.

Rainelle Christian..............2  16  15  11  —  44

Mercer Christian...............19  10  27  7  —  63

3-point goals: RC 7 (Kincaid 6, Vanreenan 1); MC 5 (C.Janning 2, Easter 2, Scott 1).

*****

Summers Co. 70, Independence 53

HINTON — Ta-Ron Ayers racked up 26 points and the Bobcats knocked down seven 3-pointers in their 10th win of the season.

T.J. Smith had 17 points for Summers County, which led 37-24 at halftime.

Cody Collins led the Patriots with 13 points.

The Bobcats play at Shady Spring on Monday, starting a stretch of three games in four days.



At Summers County High School

INDEPENDENCE

Drew D’Angelo 10, McKinney 4, Sargent 7, Treadway 2, Powell 2, Tolliver 2, Shane Grecco 11, Cody Collins 13, Jordan 1.

SUMMERS COUNTY (10-7)

Brown 9, Ryan 6, Garten 6, Ta-Ron Ayers 26, Graham 6, T.J. Smith 17.

Independence............................................12   12   12   16  —  52

Summers County.......................................17   20    16   17  —  70

Three-point goals — IHS none; SC 7 (Brown 1, Ryan 1, Garten 2, Ayers 1, Smith 2).