Adkins leads Scott past Charleston Catholic 82-59

By From staff reports

Hunter Adkins scored 21 points as Scott recorded its fourth straight boys basketball win Saturday, an 82-59 victory over visiting Charleston Catholic.

Brandon Elkins added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Skyhawks (7-14) while Jon Hamilton scored 13 points and Jagger Bell had 12.

Kevin Imani led Charleston Catholic (12-9) with 14 points while Luke McKown scored 13 and Michael Martin had 12.

Calvary Baptist Academy 63, Greater Beckley Christian 48: Calvary got 22 points from tournament MVP Carson Taylor to beat Greater Beckley and capture its first West Virginia Christian Athletic Tournament boys basketball championship.

Calvary (30-3) featured a foursome of double-digit scorers — Taylor, Zach Spears’ 16 points, Justice Hutchison’s 12 points and Luke Pauley’s 10 points — and made nine 3-pointers in the game, led by Taylor’s five 3s.

Jay Moore and Orlando Potter each scored 18 points to lead Greater Beckley Christian.

Poca 58, Mingo Central 46: Luke Frampton scored a game-high 21 points as the Dots defeated Mingo Central. Mitch Hoffman added 13 for Poca (16-5). Keshean Rhodes scored 22 for the Miners, hitting 6 3-pointers. Drew Hatfield added 14 for Mingo Central.

Ripley 89, Cabell Midland 84: Nathan Hall hit five 3-pointers on his way to 25 points to lead the Vikings (8-13) to a road win.

Also reaching double figures for the Vikings were Jamison Hunt (17 points), Cyrus Casto (15), Ty Johnson (14) and Elijah Riffe (10). For Cabell Midland (3-19), Jovaun Light had 25 points and Jake Edwards scored 20.

PikeView 84, Van 64: Trey Boyd scored 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, to lead five PikeView players in double figures to pick up a victory over Van.

Travis Vest had 16 for the Panthers (11-10) while Zach Ruble and Seth Meadows both finished with 11 points and Wayne Brockman scored 10 in the win. Taylor Jarrell led Van (7-10) with 33 points while Brandon Moore added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Greenbrier East 80, Richwood 69: Seth Brown scored 30 points, including eight 3-pointers, and handed out nine assists to help lead Greenbrier East (15-6) past Richwood.

Brown was joined in double figures by Evan Canterbury, who finished the game with a double-double as he scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.

Richwood was led by Shane Lipps, who scored 25 points. Julian Carmano added 10 points and 11 rebounds in the loss while Caleb Clendenin added 12 points.

Midland Trail 77, Buffalo 36: Midland Trail jumped out to a 26-2 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a victory over Buffalo.

The Patriots were led by Matt Skaggs’ 25 points while Noah Minor and Noah Pack finished the game with 21 and 12 points, respectively.

Buffalo (5-15) got a team-high eight points from Tyler Morlachetta.

Sissonville 62, Lincoln 58: Chance Brown scored a team-high 24 to lead Sissonville past Lincoln. Zach McCutcheon added 11 points for Sissonville (13-8), which was able to withstand a 31-point performance from Chase Riley for Lincoln (9-12).

Winfield 70, Oak Hill 37: Braeden McGrew led all scorers with 17 points, hitting five 3-pointers to lead the Generals past Oak Hill. Brian Fisher hit a trio of 3-pointers and scored a total of 13 points for Winfield (13-8). Dallas Jones led Oak Hill (9-12) with 11 points.

Friday’s boys game

Tolsia 59, Van 45: Coty Jude scored 23 points to lead the Rebels (7-12) to a win over Van.

Brian Campbell and Jordon Johnson scored 15 points apiece in the victory for Tolsia. Taylor Jarrell hit six shots from beyond the arc as he finished the night with a game-high 24 points while grabbing three rebounds and handing out two assists.


Charleston Catholic 53, Webster County 36: Vida Imani scored 17 points to lead Charleston Catholic (14-9) to a Class A Region 3 Section 1 victory over Webster County.

The Irish allowed just nine points in the first half. Elizabeth Kay added 12 points in the win. Webster County (2-16) was led by Carson Short, who scored a game-high 19 points.

Logan 70, Scott 35: Holly Toler and Beth Adkins each scored 16 points to lead Logan past Scott in the first round of the Class AA Region 4 Section 2 tournament Saturday. Logan outscored Scott 17-0 in the first period to seal a convincing win. Logan will play Chapmanville at Mingo Central at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the section semifinals. Sarah Mayse scored 14 to lead Scott, with Emily Foley adding 11.

Cross Lanes Christian 62, Greater Beckley Christian 21: Cross Lanes Christian got 19 points from tournament MVP Myra Cuffee as it was able to take down Greater Beckley Christian to cruise to the WVCAT girls championship.

Cross Lanes Christian also got 17 points from Abby Jeffrey, who earned all-tournament honors along with Cuffee and Jessica Kendrick.

Lauren Smith, Grace Mitchell and Brooke Daniels all scored five points for Greater Beckley Christian (7-15) in the loss. Smith and Mitchell were also named to the all-tournament team.

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