Three George Washington players topped 20 points as the Patriots defeated visiting Riverside 88-51 Tuesday in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 1 girls basketball tournament.Kelly Jo Harrison scored 25 to lead the Patriots (15-8) while Kayla Stewart finished with 22 points and Rachel Ward had 21.For Riverside (7-18), Brittany Wood was the leading scorer with 21 points. GW will face Capital on Friday for the section championship.CATHOLIC 57, BUFFALO 48: Samantha Fletcher scored 21 points as host Charleston Catholic jumped out to an early lead and held off Buffalo in the Class A Region 4 Section 2 semifinals.
Anna Whelan added 19 points for the Irish (9-14), who advance to Friday's championship game at Buffalo.Chelsey Parkins led the Bison with 21 points while Tiffani Bailey added 12.WINFIELD 41, POINT PLEASANT 30: Haeley Moore scored 15 points and Haylea Robertson had 10 points as Winfield (12-11) defeated visiting Point Pleasant in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 tournament.
For Point (7-15), Allison Smith was the leading scorer with eight points.LOGAN 78, HUNTINGTON 70: Shayna Gore scored 27 points and had 12 assists while Monica Mitchell finished with 21 points and 19 rebounds to lead Logan (14-8) to the upset of No. 2 Huntington in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 2 tournament.
For the Highlanders (17-5), Kiana Evans had 21 points and Dazha Congleton added 15 points.NICHOLAS 66, POCA 30: Shealyn Shafer turned in 23 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 3 Grizzlies overwhelmed the Dots in AA Region 4 Section 1.
Mykenzie Barton chipped in 14 points and Nicole Hamilton donated 10 for Nicholas (18-3), which will face No. 5 Clay at 7 p.m. Friday in the section title game.Harley Hutchins had nine points for Poca (5-19).GREENBRIER EAST 69, SHADY SPRING 60: Bianca Andre had 19 points and Chaunte McDowell scored 17 to help undefeated Greenbrier East (23-0) beat Shady Spring in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 2 tournament at the Fayette County Memorial Building.
Kaylee Dickinson scored 23 while Morgan Hylton chipped in 22 in the loss for Shady Spring (8-15).
PRINCETON 46, WOODROW 28: Mckenzie Akers led all scorers with 13 points to help lead Princeton (18-4) past Woodrow Wilson in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 2 tournament at the Fayette County Memorial Building. Summer Butler finished with nine points for Woodrow Wilson (10-13).SCOTT 31, CHAPMANVILLE 28: Scott (15-8) came back from a halftime deficit to beat Chapmanville (11-10) in the Class AA Region 4 Section 2 tournament.
Andrea Rankin finished with 10 points for the Skyhawks while Jessica Rideout led Chapmanville with nine points.SOUTH 76, BROOKE 49: Tia Barlett scored 20 points and Taryn McCutchen had 13 points to lead Parkersburg South (15-7) to the win against visiting Brooke in the Class AAA Region 1 Section 1 tournament. Angela Staffileno finished with a game-high 26 points for Brooke (3-17).WHEELING PARK 68, PARKERSBURG 51: Emily Puskarich finished with 30 points and Haley Robb had 26 to lead Wheeling Park (14-8) to a Class AAA Region 1 Section 1 tournament win.
For the Big Reds (13-10), Megan Morrison was the leading scorer with 12 points and Brooke Kurucz added 11 points.
RAVENSWOOD 62, WEBSTER 30: Taylor Youell led all scorers with 22 points and teammate Hailey Miller finished with 19 points to push Ravenswood (15-7) past Webster County (14-9) in the Class AA Region 1 Section 2 tournament.
For the Highlanders, Brandi Clevenger had 11 points.TOLSIA 53, MINGO 41: Tolsia (20-3) outscored Mingo Central 19-7 in the first half en route to its win in the Class AA Region 4 Section 2 tourney at the Logan Fieldhouse. Krista Maynard led the Rebels with 21 points while Ashley Curry led the Miners with 11.BRAXTON 38, RITCHIE 29: Hunter Sodaro scored 14 points and Ann Golinsky added 13 to lead Braxton County (15-8) past Ritchie County (13-10) in the Class AA Region 1 Section 1 tournament. For the Rebels, Tristan Toman and Amanda Davis each scored 10 points.
BoysSHERMAN 88, MONTCALM 52: The Tide jumped out to a 17-point lead after the opening quarter and never looked back. Cody Muncy scored 19 points for Sherman (7-12) while Corey Smith added 18 and Blake Brewer 15. Darius Brodessor and Matt Pennington tallied 12 points apiece for Montcalm.
Tuesday's boys gamesTOLSIA 58, HOOVER 41: Austin Brewer tallied 16 of his 18 points during a third-quarter surge that carried the host Rebels (14-8) to a win and the Cardinal Conference title. Cody Morris shook off an ankle injury to score 17 points for the Huskies (13-8) and Sam Schoolcraft added 10.TUG VALLEY 69, HUNTINGTON 55: Mikey Newsome scored 17 points and Cory Dillon 13 as visiting Class A Tug Valley (19-3) cruised to its ninth straight win. Anthony Meadows had 12 points for the Highlanders (14-6), who trailed 41-19 at halftime and were down by as many as 29 points.