Local Prep Sports Summaries


Magnolia 79, Paden City 33

PADEN CITY – Magnolia’s Mallory Chapman tallied a new Magnolia girls’ single-game scoring record of 44 points as the Blue Eagles rolled to a 79-33 romp over Paden City Thursday night.

Magnolia, now 7-7, opened up with a 17-4 lead after just one quarter, and led 38-19 at the half and was commandingly ahead by 61-23 following three periods of play.

Chapman netted her point total on 16 field goals, including three treys, and 9-of-12 at the foul line, while teammate Grace Berisford collected 12 points.

For PC, now 6-6, Myah Charkawi scored 14 points and Logan Cosper added 10.

Ravenswood 73, Williamstown 51

RAVENSWOOD – Visiting Williamstown had no answer for the three-headed monster of Taylor Youell, Hailey Miller and Hannah Murray here Thursday evening as Ravenswood rolled the Yellowjackets, 73-51.

Youell led all point-producers with 26 points. Hailey Miller had 18 points, seven boards, five steals and as many assists while Murray posted a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds. She also had five blocked shots.

Williamstown, which trailed 20-7 after one and never recovered, got 15 points from Kenzie Smith and 11 tallies from Carley Ellison.

Wood County Christian 57,

Valley (Wetzel) 35

WILLIAMSTOWN – Wood County Christian jumped out to a 31-13 lead and cruised to a 57-35 victory on Thursday versus visiting Valley (Wetzel).

WCC (8-6) was paced in the scoring department by Heather Lord (13), Hannah Lord (11) and Rachel Ruble, who had 10 markers and eight caroms.

Megan Bucher’s seven points led the visitors.


Doddridge County 65,

South Harrison 63

WEST UNION – Dillon Muhly-Alexander scored 14 of his 16 counters in the fourth quarter here Thursday as host Doddridge County held off South Harrison, 65-63.

Daniel Plaugher also tossed in 16 points and grabbed 12 boards for the now 2-7 Dogs, who received a dozen markers from Ashton Hinzman.

South Harrison, which fell to 6-6, got a game-high 19 points from Zak Wentz and 16 more from Luke Gaines.

St. Marys 76, Wirt County 64

ST. MARYS – Wirt County’s Kalob Bell poured in 36 points, a St. Marys Boys Invitational record, but the Tigers couldn’t hold on to a one-point halftime lead in the semifinals here Thursday as the host Blue Devils rallied for a 76-64 triumph.

Andrew Cosper went off for 25 points, Austin Bayless had 22 and Jordan Whitehair posted a 10-point, dozen rebound double-double for the Blue Devils, who improved to 9-1 and plays at Valley (Wetzel) today in the WVHIT. Jessy Moore also tossed in 11 points for the Blue Devils.

Austin McVey scored a baker’s dozen for the 2-10 Tigers, who face Bishop Donahue in Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. consolation game while St. Marys squares off against Frontier at 5:30 p.m. in the finals.

Frontier 66, Bishop Donahue 63

ST. MARYS – Bishop Donahue missed 10 of 17 free throws and fell 66-63 to Frontier here Thursday in the semifinals of the St. Marys Boys Invitatoinal.

The Cougars (3-10) got a huge 30-point night from Jordan Jefferson along with 18 counters by Damon Matheny, who contribued eight boards, three assists and as many steals.

Bryce Jones led the Dons (7-4) with 22 points, Lavonte Hampton had 17 and Josh Miller tallied 14.

Braxton County 54,

Calhoun County 47

MT. ZION – Despite holding a 29-19 halftime advantage here Thursday, host Calhoun County couldn’t hold on as Braxton County picked up its third victory, 54-47, behind a game-high 16 points from Derek Barnette.

Barnette, who was in first-half foul trouble, scored 12 of his markers for the Eagles (3-9) during an 18-6 posting in the third period.

Austin Rhodes tallied 14 points and Danny Mosely 11 for the Eagles, who play Tuesday at Oak Hill.

The Red Devils, now 1-11 with a home game Tuesday versus Gilmer County, received 13 points, nine caroms, four steals and three assists from Ryan Slider. Trent Phillips added 12 points in the setback and finished a rebound shy of a double-double.

Local Prep Sports Summaries


Parkersburg 65,

Woodrow Wilson 57

BECKLEY -What a night for Parkersburg High basketball!

The Big Reds took a 1-6 record to Beckley to face powerhouse Woodrow Wilson and stunned the Flying Eagles, 65-57.

Parkersburg led 41-40 after three quarters and pulled away over the final eight minutes.

Trevor Britton connected on nine field goals -including a pair of treys -and made eight of 10 free throws to finish with a game-high 28 points. Braeden Cabbil added 10 for PHS (2-6).

Woodrow Wilson (4-2) got 25 points from Dante Nabors and 16 from Chase Hancock.

PHS rallied from double digits down in the junior varsity game to score a 43-42 win as JD Wade scored 15 and Jordan Colebank 12.

The Big Reds will entertain Spring Valley on Tuesday.

Paden City 56, St. John Central 40

PADEN CITY – Zach Heasley helped the Paden City Wildcats up their record to 8-2 Saturday night by contributing a double-double of 11 points and 10 boards as the hosts knocked off St. John Central, 56-40..

Kennedy Cain scored 19 points as Paden City never looked back after building a 37-23 halftime lead. Paden City will look to add another win and continue an impressive season Tuesday night when the Wildcats play host to Bishop Donahue.

DJ Shoemaker scored 13 points to lead St. John Central (3-7).

River 79, Magnolia 68

NEW MARTINSVILLE -Visiting River made 15 3-point field goals here Saturday night and rode the 40-point performance of Brett Price to hand Magnolia its first loss of the season, 79-68.

Magnolia (6-1) led 54-51 heading into the final eight minutes, when River outscored the Blue Eagles, 28-14,

Mark Winters led Magnolia with 24 points while Zach Willhoite had Magnolia will entertain Linsly in a game set for Monday night.

Fort Frye 59, Waterford 35

BEVERLY – Fort Frye outscored visiting Waterford 34-15 in the middle two quarters here Saturday evening as the Cadets rolled to a 59-35 victory against the Wildcats.

Austin Shriver pumped in a game-high 21 points for the Wildcats, who dropped to 4-3 and plays Tuesday at Eastern.

Fort Frye, now 4-5 with a home contest slated for Tuesday against Frontier, was paced by Seth Lagraen with 20 points and Jordan Anderson with a dozen.


Parkersburg South 78,

John Marshall 61

GLEN DALE – Visiting Parkersburg South outpointed No. 5 John Marshall in every quarter Saturday en route to a 78-61 upset of the now 9-2 Monarchs in a Class AAA girls basketball game.

The victorious Patriots, now 5-3, were led by freshman point guard Taryn McCutcheon with 24 points and sophomore Keya Bartlett with 23, while Kasey Williams contributed 17 points to the impressive win.

Bartlett hit five treys and McCutcheon three for South, which hosts No. 3 Morgantown at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

South corralled 39 rebounds, paced by Williams with 10 and Carlie Wilson with eight. McCutcheon led with 10 assists and four steals.

St. Marys 71, Ravenswood 58

ST. MARYS – The Blue Devils stayed undefeated here Saturday night as host St. Marys toppled Ravenswood, 71-58.

St. Marys (9-0) got a 15-point night from Audra Clark and three other double-digit efforts from MiKaela Britton (13), Kendra Walker (13) and Abbi Fetty (12). Walker added 12 rebounds.

Taylor Youell led the Red Devils (6-5) with 23 points.

Jackson 51, Warren 44

JACKSON, Ohio -Visiting Warren outgoaled Jackson, 16-13, here Saturday night but the Ironmen connected on 23 of 36 free throw attempts to take a 51-44 victory over the Warriors.

Jackson (10-0) was led by Madison Ribout with 17 points while Lydia Poe added 13. Warren (5-5) got 10 points from Jordanna Rauch.

The Warriors travel to Eastern on Wednesday.

Bellaire St. John 65, Paden City 36

PADEN CITY – Bellaire St. John placed five players in double figures, which included getting a game-high 13 points from Marissa Rose, as the visitors rolled to a 65-36 win here Saturday at Paden City.

The Wildcats, now 5-5 with a home affair slated for Tuesday versus Bishop Donahue, received seven points apiece from Logan Cosper and Kayla Hizer.


PHS sweeps University quad

MORGANTOWN – Fourth-ranked Parkersburg High swept a quad at University Saturday by defeating Brooke 54-9, No. 7 University 38-17 and East Fairmont 57-23.

Going 3-0 for the Big Red matmen on the day were Austin Spears at 106 pounds, Nick Johnson at 113, Joey Butcher at 120, Jason West at 126, Skylar Terrell at 138, Codie Barrows at 145, Dylan Richards at 160, Jared Haught at 182 and Tyler Riddle at 220.

PHS is next in action at Parkersburg South at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Magnolia wins

Cameron Tournament

CAMERON – Magnolia finished with a 170 team points and received individual championships from Garrett Woofter (160), Jared Wright (195) and Tyler Barker (220) here Saturday as the Blue Eagles topped Clay-Battelle’s runner-up effort of 153 to win the Cameron Tri-State Tournament.

The Blue Eagles got runner-up efforts from 126-pounder Joseph Layman and 170-pounder Joey Kelly. MHS, which returns to the mat at 6 p.m. Thursday when Linsly visits, had third place showings from Doug Ritter (113), Jacob Rabel (182) and heavyweight Alex Newman.

Belpre fourth at Logan Elm

LOGAN, Ohio – Belpre finished with 233 points here Saturday at the Logan Elm Invitational and took fourth overall as a team.

Manney Tullius at 132, Derek Davis at 170 and 182-pounder Tyler Martin each posted runner-up efforts for the Golden Eagles.

Belpre 106-pounder Gavin Stalnaker was joined by teammate Jamie Barrett (195) in placing third.

South finishes 11th

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – Parkersburg South finished in 11th place and had only six varsity wrestlers compete at the Nelsonville-York Invitational here Saturday.

Dylan Alexander was the lone champion, winning the 138-pound crown. Patriots Braidon Knotts (120) and Chip Sturek (152) finished as runners-up and Matt Dixon was third at 195.