Prep roundup: Valley advances past Meadow Bridge in girls sectional
Host Valley jumped out to a 37-23 lead at halftime and went on to a 63-53 win over Meadow Bridge Tuesday night in the semifinals of the Class A Region 3 Section 2 girls basketball tournament.Abby Buchan led the charge with 31 points and Alexis Payne added 19 for Valley (11-6), which will play the Fayetteville-Midland Trail winner at 7 p.m. Thursday for the section title at the highest remaining seed.Calitian White (14 points), Sarah Fleshman (12) and Allison Gilkerson (10) hit double figures for the Wildcats.
SUMMERS 64, WYOMING 54: Tyra Wynes poured in 21 points as Summers County earned a Class AA Region 3 Section 1 win at Westside High School.
Hayley Shrewsbury and Avery Pivont chipped in 14 points apiece for the Bobcats. Hannah Ford paced Wyoming East with a game-high 23 points.Summers County will face Westside for the section title at 7 p.m. Thursday at Westside.
WESTSIDE 89, INDEPENDENCE 16: Megan Endicott scored 17 points as Westside secured a Class AA Region 3 Section 1 home win.
Faith Davis and Danielle Brown each contributed 14 points for the Renegades. Kelsey Hart had a team-high seven points for Independence.
Westside will host Summers County for the section title at 7 p.m. Thursday.
TUG VALLEY 58, MONTCALM 32: Adreana Vance netted 22 points as host Tug Valley won a Class A Region 3 Section 1 contest.
Hannah Armstrong added 16 points for the Panthers (14-8) while Amber Linville had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Miranda Kendrick produced 13 points for Montcalm (7-15).Tug Valley will host Man at 7 p.m. Thursday for the section championship.
Monday's girls game
MINGO 57, WAYNE 37: Ashley Curry netted 18 points as Mingo Central earned a Class AA Region 4 Section 2 contest over visiting Wayne. Wayne was led by Ally Gue with 10 points. Mingo Central will now face Tolsia at 6 tonight at the Logan Field House.
GW 63, LOGAN 30: George Washington raced out to a 33-12 advantage at halftime and cruised to the win. Luke Eddy turned in 24 points and six assists for the host Patriots (17-4). Andrew Reynolds had 10 points for the Wildcats (7-14).
SISSONVILLE 70, NICHOLAS 53: Zach Null scored 26 points as Sissonville (8-14) beat visiting Nicholas County. Trent Stowers, who went over 1,000 points in his career during the game, finished with 23 points for the Indians. Eric Peyatt had 18 points for Nicholas County (10-10).
WINFIELD 83, OAK HILL 42: Bear Bellomy erupted for 24 points as Winfield picked up a home win. Zach Fisher added 15 points for the Generals (14-8) while Brock Pence had 12. Marc Logan led Oak Hill with 10 points.
BUFFALO 90, HANNAN 43: Levi Jordan finished with 16 points and Laythen Good had 13 as Buffalo (18-3) won big at home on senior night. Kade McCoy scored a game-high 17 points for Hannan (4-18).
POINT 77, RAVENSWOOD 60: Dillon McCarty scored 24 points and became Point Pleasant's all-time leading scorer in the victory. McCarty surpassed the mark with his 10th point and now has 1,203 for his career. Wade Martin contributed 16 points for the Big Blacks (12-9) and Aden Yates added 13. Jake Martin poured in 30 points for the Red Devils and Heath Burgess chipped in 17.
GREENBRIER EAST 71, MOUNT VIEW 55: Rondale Watson scored 22 points as Class AAA No. 6 Greenbrier East won at home. Tyler Canterbury added 14 points for the Spartans (19-2) while Bryce Woodliff had 13. Antoine Calloway paced Mount View (13-6) with 17 points.
HURRICANE 75, MIDLAND 69: Garrett Defries had 20 points and Rasaan Harris scored 16 as Hurricane (16-5) beat visiting Cabell Midland. For the Knights (6-16), Sawyer Beckett and Niles Dailey each scored 14 points while Dakota Leonard finished with 13.
WAHAMA 85, St. JOSEPH 77: Trenton Gibbs posted 25 points and Hunter Bradley added 20 as Wahama won on the road. Austin Jordan and Jacob Ortiz each chipped in 14 points for the White Falcons (9-12). St. Joseph (2-19) was paced by Michael Mayes with 32 points.