Luke Eddy turned in a 26-point, 11-rebound, six-assist effort as visiting George Washington held off Wheeling Park 45-42 for its seventh consecutive boys basketball victory and improved to 18-4 Thursday night.Park (10-11) trailed 43-42 in the final minute and forced a five-second count violation on GW. Park then missed two shots and was forced to foul Eddy on the rebound with one second remaining. Eddy made both free throws for the final reading.Ryan Reinbeau led Park with 15 points.
CAPITAL 55, LOGAN 48: Carrington Morris had a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead Capital (9-14) to the win at Logan.Chase Preston led the Wildcats (7-15) with 12 points. WEBSTER 94, MIDLAND TRAIL 62: Six-foot-4 senior Brett Morris exploded for 38 points as Webster County closed out its regular season with a home win over Midland Trail.
Morris had six 3-pointers to go with 12 rebounds, nine assists and three blocks. Hunter Given added 12 points, Tyler Anderson had 11 and Robbie Cogar scored 10 for the Highlanders (17-3, ranked No. 8 in Class AA).Jake Grimmett led Midland Trail with 21 points and Rickie Carter added 11. POCA 57, WAYNE 49: Noah Frampton scored 15 points and Cam Cottrill chipped in with 12 to help lead Poca (16-5) to the win against visiting Wayne.For the Pioneers (6-16), Tucker Watts and Alex Elkins each scored 13 points.MINGO CENTRAL 74, HOOVER 52: Alex Lee fired in 21 points and Austin Banks 15 as the visiting Miners vaulted into a big halftime lead and coasted over the short-handed Huskies.For Herbert Hoover, Sam Schoolcraft scored a career-high 30 points. The Huskies played without leading scorer Cody Morris (out with an ankle injury), a key reserve and another starter, Joey Forbes, missed about half the game with foul trouble. SOUTH 72, BELPRE 38: Wes Mitchem tallied 21 points as Class AAA No. 6 Parkersburg South downed visiting Belpre, Ohio.Doug Dennis also contributed 13 points for the Patriots (18-4). Ryan Leasure and Nick Therriault had 10 points apiece for Belpre (14-8). LINCOLN COUNTY 70, SHERMAN 55: T.J. Arbaugh posted a triple-double of 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Lincoln County won at home.The Panthers (11-11) also received a double-double from Andrew Davis (25 points, 10 rebounds), while Skylar Kelley had 13 points. Cody Muncy was the lone Tide player in double figures with 13 points. WAHAMA 54, WATERFORD 44: Trenton Gibbs exploded for 24 points as Wahama (10-12) picked up a home win. Brian Moore paced Waterford (Ohio) with 11 points.Girls WESTSIDE 77, SUMMERS 42: Five players scored in double figures for Westside (22-1) as the Renegades beat Summers County in Class AA Region 3 Section 1.Hope Lester led Westside with 17 points, Danielle Brown finished with 15 points and Megan Endicott 12. Morgan Spolarich and Kristin Hash each accounted for 10 points in the win. For Summers County (15-9), Avery Pivont had 17 points and Tyra Wynes 13. POCAHONTAS 67, EAST HARDY 29: Olivia Workman netted 23 points as Pocahontas Country earned a Class A Region 2 Section 2 home win. Melissa Murphy chipped in 13 points for the Warriors (16-5). Marilyn Cassell paced East Hardy (6-16) with 16 points.Pocahontas County faces the winner of Pendleton County-Moorefield Saturday at 7 p.m. for the section championship at Petersburg High School. TUG VALLEY 58, MAN 37: Adreana Vance produced a game-high 20 points as Tug Valley downed Man in the Class A Region 3 Section 1 title game at Man.Amber Linville added 13 points for the Panthers while Whitney Evans-Kirk had 11. Summer Sword paced the Hillbillies with 12 points.