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High School Sports Roundup

BOYS BASKETBALL

St. Marys 61, Ravenswood 35

ST. MARYS — In an LKC West Division tilt which featured just six combined free throws, visiting Ravenswood went from leading 13-6 after one quarter to losing 61-35 to St. Marys here Friday night.

RHS (1-3, 1-2), which plays host to Sissonville tonight, didn’t attempt a foul shot in the contest and found itself trailing 29-19 at intermission.

St. Marys (3-3, 2-2) was led by Richard Dornon’s near double-double of 16 points and nine rebounds. Grant Barnhart added 12 points, Isaak Mooney had eight counters and William Steele finished with seven points, four assists and three steals for the Blue Devils, who play host next Friday to Tyler Consolidated.

The Red Devils, who watched SMHS go 6 of 6 from the charity stripe, got a dozen markers apiece from Devin Raines and Jaxon Harris.

Viking Holiday

Hoops Tournament

Ripley 60, Point Pleasant 47

RIPLEY — Isaac Putnam tallied a game-high 26 points and 10 steals for a double-double as Ripley defeated Point Pleasant 60-47 in the Viking Holiday Hoops Tournament semifinals Friday.

Isaac Roberts added nine points, Jacob Fouty and Tobias Scholl netted eight apiece while Isaiah Riffe produced seven points and eight rebounds.

Ripley shot 55 percent (23 for 42) from the floor. Both teams combined for 53 turnovers — 26 by Ripley and 27 by Point Pleasant.

The Big Blacks were paced by Kyelar Morrow’s 12 points and Braxton Yates’ 11.

Waterford 56, Federal Hocking 41

WATERFORD — Waterford won its sixth game in seven tries with a 56-41 victory over Federal Hocking Friday night at the Harry Cooper Annex.

The Wildcats (6-1) got 10 points apiece from Holden Dailey, Russell Young and Peyten Stephens while Nick Fouss netted nine points. Stephens grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double while Dailey added eight boards.

Hunter Smith led the Lancers with 15 points while Ian Miller contributed 10 points and seven caroms.

Waterford shot 45 percent (19 for 42) from the floor and held the Lancers to 38 percent (14 for 37).

The Wildcats led 26-13 at halftime, but Federal Hocking outscored them 18-12 in the third to make it a seven-point game head to the fourth quarter, where Waterford put things away.

Tri-Valley 74, Morgan 63

DRESDEN, Ohio — Carver Myers went off for 30 points for Morgan Friday night, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Raiders fell to host Tri-Valley 74-63.

Tri-Valley led 27-20 after a quarter and built a 44-34 lead by halftime. The Scotties then outscored the Raiders 17-13 in the third quarter to build a 14-point cushion. Morgan outscored Tri-Valley 16-13 in the fourth quarter but ran out of time to complete the comeback.

Along with Myers, Morgan received a double-double from Tyler Janes with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Josh Wells added nine points for the Raiders, who shot 51 percent (24 for 47) from the floor.

The Scotties got 22 points from Keaton Williams and 21 points from Jack Lyall. Skye Bryan tallied 13.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Magnolia 71, Tyler Consolidated 36

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Tyler Consolidated found itself trailing 40-16 at intermission and the Silver Knights had no answer for Magnolia’s twin towers here Friday as the Blue Eagles rolled to a 71-36 triumph.

While Mady Winters posted a monster double-double of a game-high 36 points to go along with 16 rebounds and three blocked shots, it was teammate Kyndra Pilant who triple-doubled. The junior Pilant, who also had a pair of steals, finished with 24 points along with game-highs of 18 rebounds and 10 assists.

The 5-3 Silver Knights, who play host to St. Marys on Thursday, were paced in scoring by Josey Jones with 11 and Peyton Kocher with 10.

The Blue Eagles will take some time off before trying to improve to 7-1 on the campaign with a road trip on Thursday, Jan. 3 at Wheeling Central.

Williamstown 72, Trinity 67

WILLIAMSTOWN — Izzy Erb posted 11 points, eight assists and eight steals here Friday to help host Williamstown improve to 6-1 following a 72-67 triumph versus Trinity.

The Yellowjackets, who play Thursday at Marietta, were led by Mara Rinehart’s 19 points. Jenna Pridemore chipped in 15 points, Lakyn Joy had 10 and Bethany Arnold pulled down 18 rebounds.

Reagan Sharp scored all of her game-high 26 points in the second half for the 4-2 Warriors, who also received 13 points from Paige Dixon.

Valley (Wetzel) 61, Paden City 41

PINE GROVE — Hannah Loy converted a steal into a layup for her 1,000th career point for Paden City in a 61-41 loss to Valley (Wetzel) Friday night.

Loy finished with a game-high 23 points. She was the only Wildcat in double figures on the night.

Caitlyn Underwood paced Valley with 18 points. Valley led 21-18 at halftime but outscored Paden City (2-7) 20-9 in the third quarter to gain some breathing room.

The Wildcats are back in action Jan. 3 when they play host to Tyler Consolidated.

Gilmer County 58, Braxton County 49

SUTTON — Trinity Bancroft poured in 21 points to lead Gilmer County to a 58-49 win over Braxton County Friday night.

Lindsay Chapman added eight points for the Titans, who improved to 5-1 on the year.

Braxton led 14-7 after a quarter, but Gilmer cut it to 26-25 by halftime. After an even15-15 third quarter, Gilmer outscored Braxton 18-8 in the fourth to prevail.

Braxton was led by Jocelyn Abraham’s 16 points and Lilly Ware’s 12.

WRESTLING

Parkersburg 47, Huntington 26

PARKERSBURG — Here Friday on alumni night inside Memorial Fieldhouse, the Parkersburg Big Red wrestling team knocked off Huntington in a dual, 47-26.

The Big Reds, who compete next Friday and Saturday at the Powerade, had a quartet of mat slappers thanks to Garret Donahue (120), John Martin Best (152), 170-pounder Chace Mathess and 220-pounder CJ Wade.

PHS 195-pounder Jalen King registered a technical fall while Big Reds Kage Mathess (113) and Bo Moler (138) picked up an easy six team points apiece thanks to wins by forfeit.

Also earning victorious decisions for the red and white were 132-pounder Hunter Ackerman and 145-pounder Ayden Edwards.

South dominates tri

MORGANTOWN — Ironman champ Braxton Amos was one of three Parkersburg South wrestlers to finish 3-0 with three pins during the Patriots’ triangular sweep here Friday of host University (60-7), East Fairmont (53-13) and Fairmont Senior (72-6).

The 220-pound Amos concluded his night with a six-second mat slapper against Hawk Jacob Fuller. Also registering three pins apiece were Gavin Quiocho at 138 and Brayden Roberts at 145.

Six other Patriots added three victories to their resume — Devin Easton (113), Brayden Johnson (120), Tucker Windland (126), Mikey Shamblin (152), Zane Hinzman (160) and 170-pounder Wyatt Linder.

Three time state runner-up heavyweight Louden Haga and two-time state champion Zach Frazier of Fairmont Senior needed double overtime to decide their match, which the junior Polar Bear won 2-1. Haga finished his evening with a 12-second pin of Hawk Corbin Turney and was joined in getting two triumphs by teammates Dalton Fullerton (182) and Noah Buckalew (195).

SWIMMING

DCHS boys win tri

SALEM — The Doddridge County boys swimming team topped Grafton, 65-62, to win a tri meet here Friday at Salem International University along with Philip Barbour (28).

Kaden Smith (100 fly) and Drew Ash (100 back) had the lone DCHS individual victories, but the pair also joined teammates Austin Weekley and William Atkinson on the first-place 400 freestyle relay team.

For the DCHS girls, which had 42 points while Philip Barbour finished with 117 and Grafton 78, coach Melanie Jett’s squad had a trio of runner-up individual efforts thanks to Stephenie Travis in the 100 free, Sydney Keith in the 100 breast and Jocelyn Atkinson in the 100 back.

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