Anna Whelan scored 18 points and Samantha Fletcher had 17 points and nine rebounds Friday night as host Charleston Catholic earned a 49-39 girls basketball win against Valley.Catholic pressured its way to a 29-11 halftime lead. Peyton Mullen's eight steals led the defensive effort as Catholic (8-11) won handily despite 24 points by the Greyhounds' Alexis Payne.Valley, ranked ninth in Class A, fell to 9-5.MIDLAND 45, ST. ALBANS 29: Sierra Jordan finished with 18 points and Emily Pitkin 11 to help Cabell Midland to a road win.
The Knights (13-5) held the Red Dragons to nine points in the second half. Torri Wilson led St. Albans (9-10) with 11 points.PRINCETON 60, CAPITAL 48: Mckenzie Akers poured in 28 points as Class AAA No. 5 Princeton downed visiting Capital.
Khadija Payne added 10 points for the Tigers (15-2). India Harrison paced the Cougars (8-9) with 14 points.HUNTINGTON 86, HURRICANE 39: Kiana Evans scored 26 points for AAA No. 4 Huntington (17-4) and Dazha Congleton added 21, Ericka Budd 16 and Alexis Williams 12.
Abby Watson turned in 25 points and 13 rebounds for Hurricane (5-14).SC 59, WINFIELD 43: Lina Villanueva netted 21 points for visiting South Charleston.
Alliyah Webb chipped in 12 points for the Black Eagles (10-11) and Taliah Cashwell had 11. Haeley Moore tallied 17 points for the Generals (10-10).SPRING VALLEY 76, NITRO 48: The visiting Timberwolves outscored the Wildcats 26-13 in the first quarter and never looked back.
Madison Morris notched 19 points for AAA No. 2 Spring Valley (18-3) and Sarah Kelly 14. Savannah Shamblin scored 24 points for Nitro (9-11).BUFFALO 56, MIDLAND TRAIL 43: Chelsey Parkins scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Buffalo (11-4) won at Midland Trail.
For the Patriots (4-11), Madison Syner had a team-high 20 points.
TOLSIA 61, HOOVER 44: Jordan Presley had 20 points, eight assists and 12 steals and Savannah Winnett had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Tolsia (16-3) won at Herbert Hoover.
For the Huskies (10-9), Caroline Thornburg finished with 13 points.SUMMERS 59, PIKEVIEW 55: Summers County overcame a sluggish third quarter to secure the win.
Avery Pivont netted 23 points for the AA No. 6 Bobcats (13-5) and Tyra Wynes contributed 10 points, eight assists and four steals. Hope Nester scored 21 points for the Panthers (8-10).CHAPMANVILLE 60, TUG VALLEY 35: Kristen Desrocher tallied 12 points for the Tigers (10-9) and Kaitlyn Hall donated 10.
Adreana Vance had eight points for the Class A Panthers (9-8).
LOGAN 69, LINCOLN COUNTY 42: Monica Mitchell had 19 points and 17 rebounds in leading visiting Logan to a win.
Shayna Gore contributed 12 points and 12 assists for the Wildcats (11-6) and Hannah Tothe chipped in 12 points. Taylor Lucas paced Lincoln County with 12 points.SHERMAN 56, RICHWOOD 48: Sarah Massey scored 20 points and Jordan Lewis 19 as Sherman (7-10) downed visiting Richwood.
Breanna Mazzella netted 19 points for Richwood and Hannah Green had 10.NICHOLAS 68, WEBSTER 35: Shealyn Shafer led all scorers with 22 points as host Nicholas County cruised. Mykenzie Martin and Nicole Hamilton each tallied 14 points for the Class AA No. 3 Grizzlies.
Samantha Stout's 11 points led Webster County (10-8) and Brandi Clevenger tossed in 10.PARKERSBURG 49, RIPLEY 39: Megan Morrison netted 16 points as Parkersburg (12-8) downed host Ripley.
Chelsey Hager had 14 points for the Vikings (0-18).MINGO CENTRAL 49, BELFRY 43: The Miners held host Belfry (Ky.) to 16 points combined in the second and third quarters.
Ashley Curry and Hannah Church totaled eight points apiece for Mingo Central (9-9).BETH HAVEN 45, SC CHRISTIAN 31: Ashton Fry had a game-high 16 points and Megan Toppings added 10 for visiting Beth Haven Christian.
Amanda Carver scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for South Charleston Christian (5-10) and Haileah Light scored 10 points.ELK VALLEY 45, GRACE 27: Katie Burdette scored 13 and Hannah Williams finished with 12 points to lead Elk Valley Christian (13-8) to a road win.
Shelby Cicenas led Grace Christian (10-4) with 10 points.Thursday's girls gamesMINGO 43, BELFRY 35: Freshman Caitlin Cantrell scored 12 points to help Mingo Central hold off visiting Belfry (Ky.).
Chrissy Farmer finished with nine points and Hannah Church scored six in the win for the Miners.TUCKER 68, POCAHONTAS 51: Amber Evans and Stephanie Betler scored 17 points apiece as host Tucker County won a showdown between Class A top-10 teams.
Savannah Ambrose added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the No. 5 Mountain Lions (13-4). Bobbie McNabb, Heather Snead and Melissa Murphy each scored 12 points for No. 6 Pocahontas County (12-5).