High School Sports Roundup


Parkersburg 71,

Boyd Co. 65

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Bre Wilson’s 24 points helped Parkersburg High take a 71-65 victory over Boyd County (Ky.) Saturday at the Tri-State Hoops Showdown at Fairland High.

Shay-Lee Kirby added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Big Reds, who improved to 13-1 overall this season. Madi Mace also was in double figures for PHS with 10 points.

Boyd County (16-3) got a game-high 40 points from Savannah Wheeler, who was 20 for 21 from the free-throw line. Harley Paynter added 17 points.

Editor’s note: A complete story on Parkersburg’s win over Boyd County will appear in Monday’s edition of the News and Sentinel.

Wirt County 52,

Frontier 39

ST. MARYS — Haley Bills tallied a game-high 22 points Saturday afternoon in the 15th annual St. Marys High School Invite, but it wasn’t nearly enough for Frontier as the Cougars were upended by Wirt County, 52-39, in the consolation game.

Emma Wyer and Kylie Stephens led the 7-6 Tigers with 15 counters apiece. Pheobe Hayes, who joined Wyer on the all-tournament team, chipped in eight points while Morgan Wager added six for the orange and black.

Logan Haught, who was named all-tournament for Frontier, finished with nine markers.

Cameron 60, St. Marys 39

ST. MARYS — St. Marys dropped a 60-39 decision to Cameron in the 15th annual St. Marys Invite championship Saturday.

Madge Lucey dropped a game-high 19 points for Cameron. Lili Neely tallied 13 while Kori Scott added 12.

St. Marys was led by Lara Fetty’s 10-point, 10-rebounds double-double. Millie Kehrer added 10 boards while Addie Furr finished with eight points.

Furr, Fetty, Neely, Scott and Lucey all were named to the all-tournament team.

Magnola 54, Trinity 49

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Kyndra Pilant produced a 19-point, 12-rebound double-double as the number fourth-ranked Magnolia defeated fifith-ranked Trinity 54-49 Saturday.

Mady Winters added a 14-points, 12-board double-double for the Blue Eagles, who improved to 12-2 on the year. Aquera Cabral chipped in 13 points.

Trinity was led by Paige Dixon’s 18 points. Rachel Rosen added 12.

Belpre 41,

Federal Hocking 34

BELPRE–Federal Hocking scored 23 points in the fourth but was unable to generate much offense early, falling to Belpre 41-34 Saturday.

Kyna Waderker was Belpre’s leading scorer with 11, while Kyanna Ray made three 3s giving her nine total.

Emma Beha’s 10 points made her Federal Hocking’s leading scorer, followed by Kylie Tabor’s eight and six from Paige Tolson, who went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line.

Tyler Consolidated 60, Valley 42

KIDWELL — Peyton Kocher scored a game-high 18 points as Tyler Consolidated took care of Valley 60-42 Saturday.

Kocher made three from deep, while JoLee Walton went 11 for 13 from the free-throw line, giving her 17, followed by Josey Jones’ 12.

Valley got 14 markers from Jamey West, making her the only Valley player in double-digit scoring.

Gilmer County 57, Ravenswood 29

RAVENSWOOD- Grace Wellings was the game’s leader with 15 points, as Gilmer County pulled away from Ravenswood Saturday for a 57-29 win.

Malaysia Morgan finshied with 10 points, Trinity Bancroft followed with seven. Paige Hudson, Skyler Varney and Shelby Howard as the three was Ravenswood’s scoring leaders with seven points.


Ravenswood 57,

Wahama 40

MASON — Ravenswood improved to 3-10 here Saturday evening following a 57-40 road win at Wahama.

Devin Raines (14), Trey Mandrake (13) and Nick Westenhaver (11) each had double figures for the Red Devils, who led 33-11 at intermission.

Westenhaver grabbed 13 boards to finish with a double-double. He added three blocks and two steals while Mandrake dished out four assists.

The 2-10 White Falcons were paced by Abraham Pauley’s game-high 26 points.

Meadow Bridge 61,

Calhoun County 50

MT. ZION — Kobe Razell was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points as Meadow Bridge defeated Calhoun County 61-50 during the first round at the WVHIT.

Jared Gladwell and Lukas Stephens both finished in double-figures with 16 and 10 points, respectively. The leading scorer for Calhoun was Trevor Carder with 16, while Hayden Richards and Trevor Carder chipped in with 12 and 10.

Tyler Consolidated 92, Liberty-Harrison 59

KIDWELL — Tyler Consolidated poured it on Saturday en route to winning the Boggs Classic championship.

Griffin Phillips led all scorers with 31 points to help the Silver Knights beat Liberty-Harrison 92-59.

Tyler West added 26 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists for Tyler (10-4) while Mark Rucker and Justin Bowman added 11 points each.

Liberty-Harrison (3-10) was led by Joe Swiger’s 26 points. Chance Howell added 11.

St. Marys 75,

South Harrison 53

ST. MARYS- William Steele’s game-high 21 points, 15 coming on 3s, helped St. Marys defeat South Harrison 75-53 Saturday to win the SMHS Invite championshi[.

Richard Dornon chipped in 15 points and pulled nine rebounds, while Grant Barnhart and Peyton Auxier were close behind with 14 and 13.

Brent Barnette and Caleb Jennkins combined for 37 points, but next highest scorer was five from Thomas Sears for the Hawks.

Wirt County 64,

Frontier 44

ST. MARYS — Wirt County took third place in the SMHS Invite, beating Frontier 64-44 Saturday.

Wirt was lead by double-figure scorers Justin Windland, 18, Zakk Adams, 14 and Kyler Carper’s 10.

Jacob Gutberlet was the leading scorer for Frontier with 14, followed by Breckin Hoff and Logan Brookover with 10 points apiece.


South wins fifth straight OVAC 5A title

WHEELING — In a rematch from last year’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Wrestling Championships, it was once again Parkersburg South’s Braxton Amos who prevailed over Wheeling Park’s Dylan Wood in the 220-pound finals Saturday.

Amos, Louden Haga (285) and Brayden Roberts (145) all took home OVAC title for the Patriots, who claimed their sixth straight OVAC 5A championship.

Beaver Local, which scored 303 points, won the overall title as a team. South finished with 243 total points to place second.

Haga, 160-pounder Zane Hinzman and 126-pounder Tucker Windland all placed at the OVAC meet for the fourth straight year. Hinzman and Windland both finished in third place, as did Gavin Quiocho (138) and Mikey Shamblin (152). Brayden Johnson placed fourth in 120 and Devin Easton was seventh at 113.


South boys second

at OVACs

The Parkersburg South boys finsihed as Ohio Valley Athletic Conference runners-up Saturday.

The Patriots scored 323 points, bested only by Wheeling Park’s 503. The South girls were fifth as a team with 134 points.

On the boys’ side, the foursome of Macguire McDuff, Seven Parr, Jorge Rojo Sato and Oliver Fletcher placed first in the 200 medley relay (1:46.74). McDuff, Sato and Fletcher also teamed up with Ben Haught to win the 400 freestyle relay (3:31.23).

Individually, McDuff won OVAC titles in the 200 freestyle (1:51.00) and the 50 freestyle (22.98). Sato won the 100 butterfly (53.83) and the 100 backstroke (55.50).

For the South girls, the 400 free relay team of Alia Ott, Hailey Boothe, Megan Meredith and Cassie Fink placed third (4:17.12) for the team’s top finish of the day.