High School Basketball Roundup
Fairmont Senior 48
FAIRMONT — Down 32-24 at halftime, Parkersburg High rallied in the second half for a 69-48 victory over Fairmont Senior Friday night at Fairmont’s tournament.
The Big Reds (1-0) were led by Shay-Lee Kirby’s 24 points. Kirby made three 3-pointers and was 5 for 6 from the free-throw line.
Madi Mace added 21 points for PHS. Mace was a perfect 8 for 8 from the charity stripe. Maddie Leggett was Parkersburg’s only other double-digit scorer with 10 points.
The Big Reds are back in action at 2 p.m. today when they take on Wheeling Central Catholic.
Cross Lanes Christian 32, Wood County
WILLIAMSTOWN — Jessica Kendrick scored 24 of Cross Lanes Christian’s 32 points in a 32-30 victory over Wood County Christian Friday night.
The Wildcats (0-2) outscored Cross Lanes 7-5 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough. They play host to Hundred at 7 p.m. next Friday.
Sidney Strause led Wood County Christian with 10 points and 13 rebounds for a double-double.
She also notchd two assists, four steals and a pair of blocks. Joyce McSherry added nine points and 10 boards.
Belpre 50, Columbus School of Girls 24
COLUMBUS — Kaitlin Richards bucketed a game-high 14 points and Kyna Waderker chipped in 10 here Friday night to help lead Belpre to a 50-24 victory versus Columbus School of Girls in the semifinals of the Jaguar Invitational at Wellington High School.
The Golden Eagles (2-1), who also got six points from Curstin Giffin and five from Kyanna Ray, will take on Maumee Valley in the title game at 2 p.m. today.
Valley (Wetzel) 71, Paden City 46
PADEN CITY — Caitlyn Underwood led all scorers with 35 points as visiting Valley (Wetzel) took down Paden City 71-46 Friday night.
Paden City (1-1) got 11 points from Skylar Fulks, nine from Hannah Loy and eight from Paige Leonard. Loy also grabbed seven rebounds.
The Wildcats play host to Beallsville at 7 p.m. Monday.
Cross Lanes Christian 72, Wood County
WILLIAMSTOWN — Cross Lanes Christian jumped out to an 18-6 lead after a quarter and never looked back in an 18-6 win over Wood County Christian Friday night.
Adam Ford and Trey Lowery scored 14 points apiece for Cross Lanes Christian (2-1), while Brendan Jeffreys and Dane Hicks added 12 and 11, respectively.
Wood County Christian (1-1) was led by Sam Cremeans and Garrett Napier, who tallied 13 points each. Cremeans also netted eight rebounds and four assists.
The Wildcats play host to Morgantown Christian at 7 p.m. Tuesday.