Prep roundup: Greenbrier East girls remain unbeaten with section final win
Bianca Andre' had 29 points and 21 rebounds to lead unbeaten Greenbrier East past Princeton 68-51 in a Class AAA Region 3 Section 2 girls basketball game Friday night in Fayetteville.Elizabeth Romeo added 15 points, and Shaunte McDowell had 14 for the Spartans (24-0), who will play host to Capital at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the regional.Mckenzie Akers had 21 points and Khadja Payne 11 for the Tigers (18-5), who will play at George Washington Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH 80, CATHOLIC 30: St. Joseph outscored Charleston Catholic 33-2 in the second quarter and cruised to a Class A Region 4 Section 2 victory at Buffalo. Griffin Dempsey scored 27 points and Mychal Johnson added 23 for St. Joe. Hanna Whelan had 11 and Samantha Fletcher 10 for the Irish (8-16).
SA 30, WINFIELD 27: St. Albans held host Winfield scoreless in the second quarter and hung on for a Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 championship. Breanna Propst, Lexie Cooper and Cameron Davis each scored eight points for the Red Dragons (14-10), who will host Logan in a Region 4 co-final.
Micha Thompson had nine points to lead all scorers for the Generals, who will travel to Spring Valley in the other Region 4 co-final.
SPRING VALLEY 68, LOGAN 67: Spring Valley survived a strong Logan finish for a Class AAA Region 4 Section 2 victory at Huntington. Madison Morris scored 22 points,and Brooke Heck and Sarah Kelly added 12 each for Spring Valley (20-3), which hosts Winfield in the regional at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Shayna Gore had 36 points and 10 assists and Monica Mitchell contributed 18 points and 16 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-9), who play at St. Albans at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
TOLSIA 46, SCOTT 38: Krista Maynard finished with 21 points and Savannah Winnett 10 to lead Tolsia (21-3) to the Class AA Region 4 Section 2 title at Logan. Ali Whitman scored 15 points to lead Scott (15-9).
SOUTH 72, WHEELING PARK 44: Keya Bartlett tallied 25 points as visiting Parkersburg South claimed the Class AAA Region 1 Section 1 title. Miranda Workman chipped in 20 points for the Patriots (16-7) and Taryn McCutcheon had 17. Haley Robb scored a team-high 17 points for Wheeling Park. Parkersburg South will host University and Park will visit Morgantown Tuesday in the Region 1 co-finals.
PARK. CHRISTIAN 42, SC CHRISTIAN 29: Angel Dahn scored nine points to lead Parkersburg Christian (5-9) to the win at South Charleston Christian. For SCC (6-12), Amanda Carver had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
RAVENSWOOD 58, BRAXTON 37: Hailey Miller and Melonna Carmichael netted 14 points apiece as Ravenswood picked up a Class AA Region 1 Section 2 title. Hunter Sodaro paced host Braxton County with 16 points.
Thursday's girls game
FAYETTEVILLE 53, VALLEY 49: Fayetteville withstood a late Valley rally to beat the Greyhounds and win the Class A Region 3 Section 2 crown. Jessica Brown led the Pirates (17-6) with 17 points and Avina Sedlock chipped in 16 points. For Valley (12-7), Alexis Payne led all scorers with 30 points.
NITRO 52, POINT 51: Angelo Sirianni exploded for 29 points for Nitro, which ran out the clock to preserve the road win. Ethan Clark added 10 points for the Wildcats (10-12). Aden Yates and Wade Martin each tallied 13 points for the Big Blacks (12-10) and Dillon McCarty had 12.
BUFFALO 74, VALLEY 72: Class A No. 9 Valley turned the ball over with two seconds left in the game as No. 8 Buffalo squeaked out a road win. Isaiah Robinson and Bradley Harris netted 16 points apiece for the Bison (19-3) while Levi Jordan had 12. The Greyhounds (15-7) were paced by Raeshawn Breckenridge with 19 points and Druw Bowen had 17.
RIPLEY 65, RAVENS-WOOD 44: Kade Harrison scored 21 points and Drew Harpold added 18 as Ripley downed host Ravenswood. Jacob Martin paced the Red Devils with a game-high 27 points.
Thursday's boys games
CATHOLIC 56, BRAXTON 29: Zach Casto had 15 points and Nick George 12 as visiting Charleston Catholic (18-3) clamped down defensively and beat Braxton County. For the Eagles (5-17), Cody Hilton scored seven points.
HUNTINGTON 83, SA 54: Arick Nicks led the way with 18 points and Chancelor Wooding added 16 as the host Highlanders (15-6) jumped into a 51-22 halftime lead and coasted. For St. Albans (4-18), which lost its 14th in a row, Nathan McNeil scored 12 points and Cody Young nine.
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 had a career-high 30 points. The Huskies played without top scorer Cody Morris (out with an ankle injury), a key reserve and another starter, Joey Forbes, missed about half the game with foul trouble.
MAGNOLIA 90, PARKERSBURG 85: Zach Willhoite poured in 33 points and Mark Winters 21 for the Class A host Blue Eagles (17-4). For the Big Reds (8-14), Trevor Britton had 38 points and Ben Umpleby 22.