Saturday’s high school basketball roundup
Huntington 80, Parkersburg South 56
HUNTINGTON — Jordyn Dawson went off for a game-high 30 points and host Huntington shot 56.1 percent (32 of 57) from the field here Saturday as the top-ranked Highlanders raced past No. 3 Parkersburg South, 80-56.
The 9-3 Patriots trailed 36-20 at halftime and watched the hosts come out and hit 11 of 12 shots in the third quarter, despite amassing eight turnovers.
PSHS, which was led by Devin Hefner’s double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds along with Lexi Moore’s 15-point effort, returns to action Thursday at University. Patriot Allie Taylor finished with eight points and 10 rebounds.
Huntington (7-1) also received 19 markers from Lexi Sheffield and got revenge from an 82-80 loss to the Patriots back on Dec. 8 inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center.
St. Marys 49, Ravenswood 47
RAVENSWOOD — No. 10 Class A St. Marys used an 18-11 effort in the fourth quarter here Saturday to hold off upset-minded Ravenswood as the Blue Devils pulled out a 49-47 road victory.
The Blue Devils, who made just 6 of 20 foul shots, got a game-high 14 points from Jordan Fox. Whitney Jemison scored a baker’s dozen while Jenna Nichols added eight counters.
Ravenswood was led by Ali Westenhaver’s double-double of 13 points and 18 rebounds. Kayla Liptrap also tossed in 13 points while Haylie Reynolds tallied 12 markers and came up a rebound shy of a double-double.
Magnolia 67, Union Local 53
NEW MARTINSVILLE — Kelsi Chapman finished with 26 points and Taylor Ludewig added 14 more here Saturday as host Magnolia improved to 6-4 following a 67-53 win against Union Local.
Kyndra Pilant added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Blue Eagles, who also received eight markers and 10 caroms from Autumn Cecil as well as seven assists apiece by Ludewig and Jordan Delaney.
Gilmer County 59, Calhoun County 26
GLENVILLE — Host Gilmer County rolled over Calhoun County 59-26 Saturday night.
Gilmer (9-1) got 16 points from Riley Fitzwater, 13 from Kylie Shuff and 10 each from Hannah Grove and Grace Wellings,
The Titans’ next game is against visiting Clay County at 7 p.m. Wednesday
Ravenswood 108, Tyler Consolidated 51
RAVENSWOOD — Isaiah Morgan drained eight of Ravenswood’s 17 made 3-pointers here Saturday at “The Pit” as the Red Devils dominated visiting Tyler Consolidated, 108-51.
Aside from finishing with a game-high 32 points, Morgan made 5 of 6 triples in the opening stanza as the Silver Knights (3-6) fell behind 29-15. Morgan grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists.
Riley Heatherington knocked down a trio of 3s en route to 21 points. He pulled down a game-high 11 caroms to double-double while also adding six assists, four blocks and three steals. Jayden Rhodes (23 points, eight boards, four assists) and Stephen Dawson (17 points, seven caroms, three blocks) also had big games for the victors, who got four treys from Blake Bennett (13 points).
The Silver Knights were led by Dylan Roberts’ 13-point effort. Jace Reed and Tyler Anderson tallied 11 markers apiece.
Class A No. 3 Ravenswood will put its 6-1 record on the line when Williamstown invades Tuesday.
Doddridge County 50, Clay County 25
WEST UNION — Doddridge County improved to 7-4 here Saturday as the Bulldogs doubled up visiting Clay County, 50-25.
The hosts received a game-high 10 points from Brandon Clevenger. Hunter Riffle had nine points and four assists while teammate Ben Rock scored eight points. Bulldog Chase Dunaway contributed six markers and 10 rebounds.
Isaac Workman’s eight counters led the Panthers (0-6).
Ritchie County 62, Wirt County 59
ELLENBORO — Host Ritchie County edged out Wirt County 62-59 here Saturday night.
Ritchie (2-7) was led by Shawn Spencer with 15 points, both Clayton Bee and Travis Pickering with 13 each, and Ryan Morton with 12.
For winless Wirt, TJ Conley pumped in 25 points and Drew Adams had 10.
Fort Frye 67, Waterford 64
BEVERLY — Justin Anderson tossed in a game-high 32 points as the Fort Frye Cadets held off the visiting Waterford Wildcats 67-64 Saturday night in a rivalry match up at Fort Frye High School.
Anderson scored an even 16 points in each of the two halves as the Cadets led by as many as 11 points in the second half before Waterford pulled to within one point late in the closing minutes of the game.
Fort Frye, which never trailed, made good on 6 of 8 free throws in the closing seconds including a pair by Brayson Schilling with four seconds left on the clock to give them a three-point lead.
Waterford had one final chance to tie the game but Isaac Huffman’s desperation shot at the buzzer was well short as the Cadets claimed their seventh victory of the season against three losses.
Schilling added 11 points to join Anderson in double figures for the Cadets, while Travis Pottmeyer paced the Wildcats with 20.
Jordan Welch added 15 while Huffman chipped in with 10 for Waterford (5-2).