Parkersburg shook off a slow start to defeat host Hurricane 69-58 in a girls high school basketball game on Thursday.Imani Ward exploded for 32 points for Parkersburg (3-2), while Megan Morrison chipped in 16 points.Abby Watson led the Redskins (1-2) with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Callie McClanahan contributed 15 points for Hurricane, while Taneisha Sturdivant grabbed a team-high 14 boards.CHAPMANVILLE 49, POCA 24: The host Tigers held a 14-0 advantage after the first quarter and rolled to a win. Kaitlin Hall scored 14 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Chapmanville (4-1). Hannah Bailey had nine points to lead the Dots.
PRINCETON 64, NITRO 41: Princeton outscored Nitro 35-17 in the final two quarters to secure a road win. McKenzie Akers poured in 25 points for the Tigers (2-0), while Marissa Mullins chipped in 22. For the Wildcats (3-2), Savannah Shamblin scored 13 points and Kelli Douglas had 10.ST. ALBANS 29, WOODROW 24: Breanna Propst had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead St. Albans (2-2) to a win. Kavita Francois led Woodrow Wilson (1-3) with five points.LOGAN 56, HUNTINGTON 55: Kyra Cline nailed one of her eight 3-pointers with a few seconds left and Huntington couldn't convert on the other end as the Wildcats picked up a road win.
Cline had a game-high 25 points, while Monica Mitchell pitched in with 12 points and 13 rebounds for Logan (2-2). Kiana Evans tallied 24 points for the Highlanders (5-1).SCOTT 50, MINGO 43: Jaimee Dotson scored 15 points as host Scott picked up a win. Ali Whitman had 13 points for the Skyhawks (3-1). Mingo Central (1-3) was led by Kiearia Hammond with 10 points.
CABELL MIDLAND 55, RIPLEY 23: Alex Ellis netted 15 points as Cabell Midland cruised to a home win. Emily Harden added nine points and 10 rebounds for the Knights (4-1). Jillian Mullins had a team-high eight points for the Vikings (0-4).RICHWOOD 45, MIDLAND TRAIL 42: Hannah Metheney scored off an offensive rebound with 10 seconds left to send the game to overtime and the Lumberjacks went on to pick up a win at home.
Hannah Brown scored a game-high 18 points for Richwood (1-3) and Breanna Mazzella added 17.Marissa Workman scored 12 points to pace the Patriots (0-3) and Kennedy Cochran added 10 points.Boys basketballSUMMERS 73, LIBERTY RALEIGH 71: Ta-Ron Ayers hit an 18-foot jump shot with .9 seconds left to give homestanding Summers County a win.
P.J. Smith erupted for 30 points for the Bobcats (3-0) and Ayers finished with 24. Levi Cook led the Raiders (0-1) with 19 points.SHERMAN 75, MONTCALM 56: Sherman's Cody Muncy had 22 points and 10 rebounds while teammate Braden Harrah collected 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Tide won on the road. Blake Brewer added 19 points for Sherman (2-0).
For Montcalm (0-3), Michael Blackwell scored a game-high 23 points and Darius Brodesser added 14.