High School Basketball Roundup
Calhoun County 38,
Gilmer County 30
MT. ZION — Andrew Liu’s 3-point make with five seconds left in the game pulled Gilmer County closer in an otherwise non-competitve contest Friday night at Calhoun County High School.
Liu’s 3 was one of few conversions for the Titans in the final period. Nick Moore collected three of his six blocks in the final period to force Gilmer County into outside shots in the Red Devils’ 38-30 victory.
Moore’s blocks combined with his 12 rebounds helped open Adam Parsons for scoring duty. Parsons tallied 22 points as only three players scored for Calhoun County on the evening. Dylon Sampson tacked on 12 points and Moore finished with six markers.
Jagger Furr led the way for Gilmer County with nine points.
The visitors led 10-6 after the opening period, but then was outscored 32-20 the rest of the way.
Clay County 72,
Roane County 61
CLAY –A close game through playing three, the Clay County Panthers took the lead for good in the fourth, outscoring the visting Raiders 28-18 to pull out the 72-61 home win Friday night.
Clay County had three scorers in double-digit points. Colten Pritt led the way with 19 points. Grant Krajeski chipped in with 17 and Curtis Litton had 15 markers.
Roane County’s Brayden Miller finshied as the game’s leading scorer with 25 points, but Miller was the only Raider to reach double figures.
Parkersburg South 33
MORGANTOWN–Parkersburg South’s Malaki Sylvia’s double-double of 11 rebounds and a game-high 15 points wasn’t enough to overcome a poor shooting effort in the second half.
Only managing to put up 15 points en route to losing 59-33 on the road to Morgantown here Friday night.
Alex Rudy lead the way for the Moghians in the scoring department with 15 points. Alec Poland had 13 points and Carson Poffenberger had 12 for MHS.
Tyler Consolidated 47
KIDWELL — Locked at 17 apiece after the opening period, Ravenswood established breathing room with a 14-8 second-quarter advantage in a 57-47 win over Tyler Consolidated Friday night on the road.
Jaycob Creel led Mick Price’s Red Devils with 17 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. The Silver Knights were led in scoring by Mark Rucker’s 14 points.
Ravenswood shot 40% for the game and had just nine turnovers.
Fort Frye 63, Caldwell 57
BEVERLY – Fort Frye overcame a slow first half Friday for a 63-57 win over visiting Caldwell.
The Cadets outscored the Redskins 54-42 over the final three periods. Brady Schilling tallied a game-high 18 points as Fort advanced to 8-1. Jett Lori led the visitors with the same amount of markers.
Both teams shot 50% or better from the floor for the game.
This was needed from Caldwell due to Fort Frye having just five turnovers.
Belpre 61, South Gallia 58
BELPRE — Belpre was able to grind out a 61-58 home win versus South Gallia on Friday night thanks to Makiah Meritt, Evan Wells and Connor Baker scoring double figures.
Meritt was the Golden Eagles’ leading scorer with 18, while Wells had 13 on four from deep with Baker scoring a dozen.
Visting South Gallia had plenty of scoring from Jaxxin Mabe (game-high 24 points) and Brayden Hammond (18 markers) but didn’t have that much production from everyone else.