High School Boys Basketball Roundup
Sectionals Class A
Calhoun County 47
WILLIAMSTOWN-Gage Wix tallied a game-high 19 points and Landon Travis added 14 as Williamstown (17-6) advanced to the semifinal round of the Region 4 (Class A), Section 1 tournament with a 59-47 victory over visiting Calhoun County.
Dakota Watson chipped in 13 points for the Yellowjackets, who will travel to arch rival Parkersburg Catholic for a 7 p.m. showdown on Tuesday, while the Red Raiders (8-15) were paced by Ryan Sliders’ 16 points.
Tyler Sims contributed 15 points for the visitors and Sam Brady chipped in 10.
Wirt County 76,
Doddridge County 73
ELIZABETH-Host Wirt County overcame a slow start to advance to the semifinal round of the Region 4, Section 1 basketball tournament with a come-from-behind 76-73 victory over Doddridge County.
The Tigers (8-13) were led by Kalob Bell’s 21 points. Austin McVey and Dustin Garner joined Bell in double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Doddridge County (8-13) received a game-high 32 points from Brandon Smith and 20 points from Ashton Hinzman, but it was not enough.
St. Marys 70,
Tyler Consolidated 48
PADEN CITY -Jessy Moore scored a career-high 30 points here Saturday night to lead St. Marys to a 70-48 win over Tyler Consolidated in the Class A, Region 1, Section 2 Tournament.
Moore connected on 10 field goals -1 trey -and made 9 of his 10 free throw attempts as the Blue Devils evened their record at 11-11 and advanced to Tuesday night’s contest at Magnolia High School vs. Clay-Battelle. Anthony Johnson added 14 points for St. Marys.
As if Moore’s 30 points weren’t enough, he also grabbed 18 of the Blue Devils’ 44 rebounds and had four of his team’s seven steals.
Magnolia 92, Hundred 21
NEW MARTINSVILLE – Magnolia ran all over visiting Hundred by a whopping 71-point margin, 92-21, in an opening-round Class A Region I, Section 1 tournament game Saturday night.
The Blue Eagles, now 17-6 after their sixth straight win, rolled out to a 27-2 lead after one quarter and was ahead 48-6 at the half enroute to the rout.
Magnolia was paced by Spencer Campbell with 21 points, followed by Eric Anderson with 17, Mitch Winters with 13, and 12 each from Derrick Blain and Dylan Shimp.
For Hundred, Holden Moore netted 13 points.
Magnolia now faces Bishop Donahue at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a sectional-semi contest at Moundsville.