Prep basketball roundup: Riverside boys fall at Greenbrier East

By From staff reports

Despite a 24-point, 15-rebound performance from T.J. Wood, Riverside dropped a 74-66 decision on the road at Greenbrier East in boys basketball Wednesday.

Jacob Clark also scored 24 points for the Warriors (4-16), which saw their three-game win streak halted. Greenbrier East (14-5) hit 11 3-pointers and was led by Seth Brown with 20 points and Nethaniel Patton with 18.

The victory was the 100th boys win at Greenbrier East for coach Jim Justice, who is 100-45 in six seasons with the Spartans.

Lincoln County 51, St. Albans 46: Nate Spencer tallied a game-high 22 points to lead the Panthers to the close home win. Cory Rusk added 13 points for Lincoln County (13-6). Dionte Patterson scored 16 points and Alex Garcia added 11 points for St. Albans.

Richwood 72, Valley 61: Shane Lipps scored 22 points and Luca Gerke added 20 to lead the Lumberjacks to the home win. Richwood improved to 11-7. Dondre Davis and Spencer Dean both scored 15 points for Valley (10-9).

Notre Dame 74, Parkersburg 67: Jarrod West poured in 36 points and Gabe Zummo 22 as the Class A Irish won at AAA Parkersburg (13-7). West and Zummo had six 3-pointers each for ND (15-5). For the Big Reds, Tyler Lawrentz scored 19 points and Brenton Strange 17.

Tuesday’s boys games

Riverside 58, Ripley 57: Dom Reed hit a layup with 0.8 seconds left to give the visiting Warriors (4-15) their third straight win. Riverside trailed 27-11 midway through the second quarter before rallying. The Vikings (7-13) led 57-56 with 8.5 seconds to go, but missed two free throws, giving Riverside a chance that Reed cashed in. Jacob Clark’s 23 points led the Warriors, with T.J. Wood scoring 15. For Ripley, Jamison Hunt had 19 points and Nathan Hall and Eli Casto 12 each.

Chapmanville 61, Mingo Central 59: Perimeter marksman Devin Collins scored 20 points and Drew Williams 17 as the visiting Tigers (17-4) outlasted the Miners in overtime in a battle of top-four Class AA rivals. For Mingo Central (15-4), Jeremy Dillon tallied 27 points and Drew Hatfield 11.

Trimble (Ohio) 76, Wahama 68: Randy Hixson scored 21 points and Tyler Slack 20 as the host Tomcats (12-8) eared a season sweep of the White Falcons (9-11). For Wahama, Travis Kearns had 22 points, Philip Hoffman 21, Randy Lantz 13 and Mason Hildreth 12.

Girls

Huntington 64, Spring Valley 50: Jordyn Dawson’s double-double (22 points, 11 rebounds) lifted the Highlanders to the home win. Mariah Harmon added 21 points for Huntington. Haley McComas had 13 points for Spring Valley (15-6). The loss by the Timberwolves gives second place in the MSAC West to South Charleston, which plays George Washington at 2 p.m. Saturday in the girls consolation game during the league’s Night of Champions at the SC Community Center.

Tolsia 62, Logan 57: Mariah Finley scored 21 points and Taylor Parsley 18 as the visiting Rebels prevailed in two overtimes. Also for Tolsia, Sarah Jude had 11 points, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force the second OT. For the Wildcats (6-14), Kaileah Williams donated 19 points and Holly Toler added 16 points, 14 rebounds, seven blocks and six assists.

Clay County 68, Lewis County 54: Erica Boggs tossed in 21 points and Gracie Mitchell added a double-double (13 points, 14 rebounds) as the host Panthers shrugged off an early deficit to win. Also for Clay (11-10), Catilyn Murphy had 12 points and Makayla Horrocks 14 rebounds. For Lewis, Isabella Posey scored 20 points and Alexis Rumbach 13.

Meadow Bridge 34, Richwood 28: The Wildcats erased a fourth-quarter deficit and pulled away late for the road win. Shawna Harless led Meadow Bridge with 13 points. Katie Mullins had 13 points for Richwood (7-14).

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