Prep roundup: Buffalo boys advance to HIT title game
Laythen Good scored 18 points to help lead Buffalo past visiting Richwood 70-48 and into Friday's Division 1 Southern Regional boys championship game in the Hometown Invitational Tournament.The Bison (14-1) also got 11 points from Levi Jordan and Jordan Fletcher finished with 10. Buffalo will play at home against Valley in Friday's championship game.
ROANE 53, BRAXTON 40: Jacob Neal scored 18 points while Elijah Onwuka grabbed 12 rebounds to lead visiting Roane County (12-4) to the win. Tyler Harper added 12 points for the Raiders while Cody Hilton scored 10 to lead Braxton County (4-12).
Tuesday's boys games
n HURRICANE 71, MIDLAND 60: Henry Sorsaia popped in 21 points as the visiting Redskins used a big second quarter to earn a win. Also for Hurricane (14-4), Rasaan Harris and Trey Dawson scored 10 points each. Cabell Midland received 10 points from Niles Dailey.
MIDLAND TRAIL 71, MAN 60: Tyler Skaggs had 28 points and Jake Grimmett 22 as Midland Trail (5-8) of visiting Man. For the Hillbillies (4-14), John Keffer tallied 21 points.
WINFIELD 54, NITRO 41: Haeley Moore and Mara Rhoades each finished with 15 points to help push visiting Winfield (10-9) by Nitro. For the Wildcats (9-10), Savannah Shamblin was the leading scorer with 14 points.
SPRING VALLEY 76, LOGAN 47: Madison Morris and Brooke Heck scored 17 points apiece and Kassidy Lemons added 15 and Sarah Kelly put in 15 as Spring Valley improved to 16-4 with a road win. Shayna Gore led Logan with 21 points and Monica Mitchell contributed 17 points and 16 rebounds.
TOLSIA 52, HOOVER 43: Krista Maynard scored a game-high 19 points to help lead visiting Tolsia (15-3) past Herbert Hoover. For the Huskies (10-7), Emily Thornburg finished with 15 points.
MIDLAND 63, RIVERSIDE 18 Cabell Midland jumped out to a 37-4 halftime lead and cruised to the victory. Emily Pitkin tallied 11 points for the Knights (13-5) and Haley Haggerty and Emily Hardin donated 10 points apiece. Sheree Clayborn had six points for short-handed Riverside (6-15), which was without starters Brittany Wood and Kara Knapp. Wood was seventh in scoring in the Mountain State Athletic Conference entering this week, averaging 17.3 points.
POINT PLEASANT 58, RIPLEY 30: The Big Blacks outscored the Vikings 36-14 in the second half en route to the home win. Sarah Hussell netted 20 points for Point (7-13) while Katie Bruner added 13 and Andrea Porter 12. Chelsey Hager dropped in 14 points for Ripley (0-18), which trailed 22-16 at the break.
SUMMERS 70, GREENBRIER WEST 19: Summers County (12-5) held visiting Greenbrier West to just five points in the first half as the Bobcats cruised to a win. Avery Pivont and Audrey Holley each scored 10 points to lead Summer County. Kristen Harris led Greenbrier West with 10 points.
BRAXTON 60, WEBSTER 46: Hunter Sodaro scored 21 points and Ann Golinsky chipped in 14 points to lead Braxton County (13-6) past visiting Webster County. Samantha Stout led the Highlanders (11-7) with 19 points.