Luke Eddy scored 36 points and George Washington jumped out a 10-point first-quarter lead en route to a 72-62 boys basketball victory at Princeton Saturday.Eddy also grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists for the Patriots (9-3). Also for GW, Dominic King added 14 points and Austin Breeden had nine points and six rebounds.Ryan Meadows paced the Tigers (10-3) with 27 points. Princeton entered the game ranked No. 6 in Class AAA.SC 87, WESLEYAN CHRISTIAN 40: South Charleston got off to a 28-4 start and cruised at home. A.D. Cunningham led the Class AAA No. 2 Black Eagles (11-1) with 16 points while Brandon Knapper added 11. Joshua Amuzu scored 16 to lead Wesleyan Christian Academy of Kentucky.
CATHOLIC 69, NOTRE DAME 45: Charleston Catholic jumped out to a 42-24 halftime lead as the Class A No. 1 Fighting Irish downed visiting Notre Dame. Catholic (9-1) had four players in double-figure scoring, including Nick George (19), David Godwin (15), Zach Casto (14) and Garett McCarty (12). Cal Castaro netted 28 for Notre Dame.SISSONVILLE 63, VALLEY 48: Zach Null scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half as Sissonville downed visiting Class A No. 8 Valley. Trent Stowers also contributed 17 points for Sissonville (4-8). Valley (7-2) was paced by Cody Winter with eight points.RIPLEY 71, MINGO 70: Ripley used a 27-15 fourth-quarter run to earn a home win. Casey Smith exploded for 32 points for the Vikings while Kade Harrison added 13 and Jacob Haynes 12. Chase Hatfield paced Mingo Central with 12 points.CHAPMANVILLE 80, NICHOLAS 54: Mackenzie Martin tallied 33 points and 16 rebounds as host Chapmanville cruised to a win. Mike Hurst added 14 points for the Tigers (8-4) and Trey Dalton chipped in 13. Jared Tharp led Nicholas County (6-6) with 18 points followed by Eric Peyatt with 12 and Cody McClung with 11. The Grizzlies were outscored 27-4 in the second quarter.WEBSTER 68, PIKEVIEW 54: Brett Morris scored 20 points and Hunter Given scored 17 to lead Webster County (9-1) to the win. For PikeView (4-8), Jason Weitzel was the leading scorer with 11 points.CROSS LANES 44, MERCER 29: Austin Davis scored 12 points to lead visiting Cross Lanes Christian (10-8). Tyler Corbin and Grant Humphrey had 10 each for CLS, while Mercer Christian (9-5) was led by J.J. Easter's 11 points.
Friday's boys gameELK VALLEY 64, REGIONAL 40: Trey Suttle scored 36 points to lead Elk Valley Christian to the win against visiting Regional Christian. Daniel Beverly chipped in with 15 points for Elk Valley, while Matthew Daniels led Regional with 15 points.
Girls basketballSISSONVILLE 61, VALLEY 60: Madison Jones made 1 of 2 free throws with 4.2 seconds left in the game to allow Class AA No. 7 Sissonville to score the home win. Jones finished with 34 points for the Indians (11-3) and Karli Pinkerton chipped in 16. Alexis Payne tallied 26 points for the Greyhounds (8-2) while Abby Buchan added 21.GW 65, RIVERSIDE 39: Kelli Jo Harrison scored 21 points and Rachel Ward finished with 25 to lead George Washington (9-4) to the road win. For Riverside (3-12), Rachel Mills tallied 12 points.
HUNTINGTON 72, SC 51: Kianna Evans scored 21 points as Huntington downed host South Charleston. Dazha Congleton added 14 for the Highlanders (12-3). Taliah Cashwell had 12 points for the Black Eagles.SPRING VALLEY 82, HURRICANE 50: Madison Morris hit for 25 points while McKenzie Morris scored 18 to lead Spring Valley (12-2) past visiting Hurricane. Madison Morris also grabbed 14 rebounds while Sarah Kelly had 17 assists for the Timberwolves. Abby Watson finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Redskins.SUMMERS 50, SCOTT 49: Shelby Smith hit a layup from an inbounds pass as time expired to give Summers County (11-2) the win. Brandy Morrison was the leading scorer for the Bobcats with 20 points. For Scott, Jaimee Dotson led the way with 22 points.PRINCETON 80, RIPLEY 37: Three Princeton players scored in double figures as the Class AAA No. 6 Tigers cruised to a home win. Mckenzie Akers led Princeton with 18 points, followed by Khadija Payne (16) and Marissa Mullins (14). Chelsey Hager netted 14 points for the Vikings.RICHWOOD 46, MIDLAND TRAIL 33: Jamie Bailey scored 15 points as Richwood posted a home win. Breanna Mazzella added 14 for Richwood (5-8). Madison Syner and Emily Tarte each scored 12 points for Midland Trail (4-8).NICHOLAS 52, CHAPMANVILLE 45: Shealyn Shafer led Nicholas County to the win on the road with a game-high 28 points. Lauren Young added 11 points for the Grizzlies (13-1). For Chapmanville (7-7), Kristin Desrocher scored 23 points.
BUFFALO 60, MEADOW BRIDGE 47: Chelsea Parkins recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds as host Buffalo defeated Meadow Bridge in the Hometown Invitational Tournament. Paige Roush and Tiffani Baily tallied 16 and 15 points for the Bison (8-4), respectively. Catlin White had 14 points for Meadow Bridge (8-4).CROSS LANES 73, MERCER 28: Courtney Kendrick recorded 25 points as Cross Lanes Christian earned a road win. Juliana Lowery added 19 points for Cross Lanes (13-4) and Laura Jones had 10 points and 13 rebounds. Jamie Brown had 18 points for Mercer Christian.TEAYS VALLEY 53, OHIO VALLEY 38: Gabby Harrah finished with 21 points as Teays Valley Christian (6-6) coasted to the win against Ohio Valley Christian (2-8). Christa Larue had 12 points and Olive Hill scored 10 for Teays Valley. Madison Crank was the leading scorer for Ohio Valley with 17 points.
Friday's girls gamePOCAHONTAS 54, MOOREFIELD 28: Tristin Day scored 19 points and had six steals as Pocahontas County (11-4) won on the road. Marka Kane tossed in 10 points for the Warriors. Tara George led Moorefield with nine points.
SwimmingGW WINS AT YMCA: The George Washington swim team used 13 first-place finishes to win the second annual Charleston Y High School Invitational Saturday at the Charleston YMCA.
The Patriots had a combined team score of 895, followed by University (452), Charleston Catholic (271), Cabell Midland (267.5) and South Charleston (259). GW's Anna Davis earned wins in the 50 and 100 freestyle events, while Emily Hageboeck won the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. On the boys side, Nate Carr of Charleston Catholic secured wins in the 50 and 100 freestyle.