Prep basketball roundup: Capital boys edge Nitro 73-71
Carrington Morris netted 23 points Thursday night as Capital edged host Nitro 73-71 in overtime in boys basketball.Austin Coleman hit a bucket from 3-point range with 12 seconds left in regulation for the Cougars (5-6) to force the OT. Coleman finished with 20 points. The Wildcats (5-4) were paced by Angelo Sirianni with 28 points and Trevon Taylor with 21.
HUNTINGTON 65, GW 55: Arick Nicks had 16 points and 17 rebounds (including 10 offensive boards) as the host Highlanders (6-2) won a battle of Class AAA ranked teams. Chancelor Wooding added 15 points and nine rebounds for No. 10 Huntington. For No. 9 George Washington (6-3), Luke Eddy poured in 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Dominic King added 11 points.
WINFIELD 48, WOODROW 44: Zach Fisher scored 11 points and Brock Pence added 10 as the Generals (6-4) notched a home win. Donte Nabors led all scorers with 16 points for AAA No. 7 Woodrow Wilson (4-4) and Andrew Johnson tallied 13.
RIVERSIDE 60, MIDLAND 43: Marcus Reed scored 14 points to lead visiting Riverside (5-5), followed by Tyus Wood with 12 and Tamar Lawson and Nick Light with 11 each. Dakota Leonard led Cabell Midland with 11 points.
SC 74, PARKERSBURG 33: A.D. Cunningham scored 16 points as host South Charleston avenged last year's state tournament loss to the Big Reds. Neal Brown tossed in 12 for the AAA No. 3 Black Eagles (8-1). Ben Umpleby and Trevor Britton each had eight points for Parkersburg.
SA 43, RIPLEY 39: Taylor Clark was the player in double figures for host St. Albans (4-4) with 10 points. The Vikings were led by Kade Harrison with 16 points and Chuck Sleboda with 14.
NICHOLAS 55, HOOVER 45: Eric Peyatt tallied 18 points for host Nicholas County (6-2) and Jared Tharp added 16. Cody Morris scored 17 points for Herbert Hoover (6-3) and Joey Forbes 11.
TEAYS VALLEY 96, ST. JOE 68: Elias Beacom erupted for 36 points to lead five double-digit scorers for visiting Teays Valley Christian. Ben Parsons chipped in 14 points for Teays Valley (11-3). Michael Mays led St. Joseph with 23 points.
GREEN. EAST 66, ALLEGHANY 60: Rondale Watson poured in 27 points as AAA No. 4 Greenbrier East earned a road win. Obi Romeo recorded a double-double with 19 points and 21 rebounds for the Spartans (11-0). Kendall Kessinger lead Alleghany (Va.) with 20 points.
TOLSIA 43, POCA 37: Krista Maynard scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the visiting Rebels. Savannah Winnett added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Tolsia. Paula Ord had 15 points and 11 boards for Poca (4-7).
PARK. CATHOLIC 49, CHAS. CATHOLIC 31: Leah Hughes netted 18 points for Class A No. 5 Parkersburg Catholic (7-4). Samantha Fletcher scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Charleston Catholic (4-6).
VALLEY 79, SHERMAN 47: Alexis Payne exploded for 34 points as Class A No. 7 Valley won at home. Abby Buchan added 28 points for the Greyhounds (8-0). Sarah Massey had 22 points for Sherman.
NICHOLAS 62, JAMES MONROE 49: Shealyn Shafer posted a double-double (23 points, 13 rebounds) for visiting AA No. 5 Nicholas County (10-1). Kelsie Mann had 13 points for James Monroe.
SCOTT 45, CHAPMANVILLE 42: Jaimee Dotson netted 14 points to lead AA No. 10 Scott. Kristin Desrocher had 19 points for the host Tigers (5-5).
Wednesday's boys game
TUG VALLEY 82, MAN 49: Mikey Newsome dropped in 20 points and Austin Brewer had 15 with seven assists to pace the visiting Panthers (5-1) to victory. For the Hillbillies (2-8), John Keffer had 16 points and Jake Adkins 13.
Wednesday's girls games
PRINCETON 58, HURRICANE 42: After falling behind 21-19 in the opening half, the host Tigers outscored the Redskins 39-21 after halftime to secure the win. McKenzie Akers tallied 24 points for AAA No. 3 Princeton (8-1) and Hannah Preservati added 14. Abby Watson scored 21 points for Hurricane (4-5).
WOODROW 48, WINFIELD 40: Kavita Francois netted 20 points for host Woodrow Wilson (3-6). Haeley Moore and Morgan Eggleton had 11 and 10 points, respectively, for the Generals (6-4).