High School Basketball Roundup
Calhoun 81, Valley 38
MT. ZION — Josie Montgomery not only led all scorers with 30, but she also surpassed 1,000 career points here Thursday night as host Calhoun County improved to 9-2 following an 81-38 blowout of Valley.
Montgomery, who added 10 rebounds and nine steals, did all of her damage in the first three quarters.
Kaylin Parsons double-doubled with 23 points and 15 rebounds to go along with five steals and a trio of blocked shots. The Red Devils also received 18 points, seven steals and six assists from Savannah Cunningham. Joselyn Yeager chipped in six markers for the victors.
Valley’s Evi Booher tallied 12 points and Kim Soles had nine.
Parkersburg South 52, Hampshire 28
HAMPSHIRE — Parkersburg South went on the road Thursday night and improved to 6-4 thanks to a 52-28 triumph versus Hampshire.
The Patriots, who return to action with a 1 p.m. junior varsity start on Saturday at home against Linsly, were led by Skylar Bosley’s 15 points and Aubree White’s 14.
Hannah Wingrove added nine points, Marissa Williams seven and Carrie Rhodes six for the Patriots.
St. Marys 78, Magnolia 55
ST. MARYS — Josey Moore filled up the stats sheet with 25 points, seven steals and five assists to lead St. Marys past Magnolia 78-55 Thursday.
The Blue Devils (13-2) also got 14 points from Kylie Wright, 11 points and eight rebounds from Zoe Davis, 10 points from Lara Fetty, 10 boards from Millie Kehrer and four dimes from Alexis Hashman.
It was close game after a quarter as St. Marys led 22-17. The Devils, who play Calhoun County at 6 p.m. Saturday at Glenville State in the LKC 3rd-Place game, outscored the Blue Eagles 20-11 in the second period to pull away.
Mady Winters led all scorers with 29 for Magnolia, while Makia Litton added 11.
Webster 74, Greenbrier West 40
CHARMCO — Webster County went up 23-10 after one and rolled to a 74-40 victory here Thursday night versus host Greenbrier West thanks to a game-high 31 points from Sydney Baird.
WCHS, now 7-2 with a road game Monday versus Richwood, also had double figure scoring efforts from Holly Prine (12) and Natalie Snyder (10).
Raelynn Palmer had 15 points and Meagan Poticher 10 for the Cavaliers.
Ritchie 55, Roane 18
ELLENBORO — Ritchie County dominated Roane County in the LKC 7th-Place game Thursday, winning 55-18.
Rebekah Rupert led all scorers with 17 points for the Rebels, who play host to Calhoun Monday. Sophie Nelson added 11 points and Soffi Bee netted nine as Ritchie led 16-5 after a quarter and 30-10 at halftime.
The Raiders were paced by Faith Mason’s 12 points.
Parkersburg 74, South Charleston 67
SOUTH CHARLESTON — Josh Kopec drained four of Parkersburg’s nine 3s and went 9 of 9 from the foul line en route to a career-high 29 points here Thursday as the visiting Big Reds upset Class AAAA, No. 8 South Charleston, 74-67.
Carson Dennis went for 15 points and Sammy McCale scored a baker’s dozen for the now 3-6 Big Reds, who are tentatively scheduled to play host Monday to Riverside.
The 8-4 Black Eagles had double figure scoring efforts from DJ Johnson (17), Mondell Dean (15) and Cayden Faucett (11).
Wirt County 71, Parkersburg Catholic 52
ELIZABETH — Nathan Murray exploded for a career-high 32 points here Thursday night as host Wirt County raced past Parkersburg Catholic 71-52.
The 3-9 Tigers, who play Saturday afternoon at Calhoun County, also received 11 points from Zay Fasogbon, eight by Connor Hoover and six from from Dylan Lowe.
PCHS, which dropped to 2-10 and plays Saturday at Ripley, was led by Xavier Collie’s 15 points. Ethan Lang had eight while Will Hart and Charley Sumney chipped in seven counters apiece in the setback.
St. Marys 40, Tyler Consolidated 32
KIDWELL — St. Marys trailed Tyler Consolidated 18-14 at halftime Thursday, but dominated the third quarter 11-1 en route to a 40-32 win.
The Blue Devils (10-2) got 13 points apiece from Grant Barnhart and Ben Long. Brandon Lawhon added 10 points and seven rebounds for St. Marys, which visits Williamstown Tuesday.
The Silver Knights were led by Haygen Baker’s 10 points. Caleb Strode added seven points and eight boards while Trey Landis chipped in seven points. Tyler plays host to Madonna Saturday.
Gilmer 63, Doddridge 58
GLENVILLE — Connor Cunningham had a game-high 25 points for visiting Doddridge County here Thursday evening, but it wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs were upended by Gilmer County, 63-58.
The 7-6 Titans, who won for the third time in three days and welcomes in Braxton County tonight, were led by Josh Lipscomb’s 21 points.
Gilmer County, which made just 25 of 43 from the line that included going 14 of 30 in the fourth, also got 16 points from Ty Wellings and 10 from Avery Chapman.
Cameron 65, Paden City 38
PADEN CITY — Joel Moore poured in a game-high 28 points in a Paden City losing effort Thursday as the Wildcats fell to Cameron 65-38.
The Wildcats, limited to six players due to quarantine, were within six after a quarter but trailed 36-17 by halftime.
Cameron got 16 points from Trevor Berisford, 10 from Colton Wicterman, nine from Logan Burkett and eight from Lance Hartley.
Paden City, which visits Hundred Tuesday, got eight rebounds and two assists from Shane Anderson. Tanner McEldowney also had two dimes, while Moore notched six steals. Brandon Hizer blocked four shots.
Clay 68, Roane 43
SPENCER — Roane County led Clay County 15-12 after a quarter, but watched as Clay County dominated the second quarter 23-11 en route to a 68-43 victory.
Colten Pritt led Clay with 22 points while Curtis Litton added 17, Tanner Faulkner netted nine and Grant Krajeski tallied eight.
Roane was led by Brayden Miller’s 12 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Blake Murray added nine points, Carson Mealey finished with seven and Luke Boggs notched six.
Roane will look to bounce back Saturday when it plays host to Ravenswood.