BACF Basketball Classic boys rosters announced

PARKERSBURG- The boys rosters have been announced for the 12th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis Ohio vs. West Virginia Basketball Classic on Friday, April 5 at Parkersburg South’s Rod Oldham Athletic Center.

The girls game will tip off at 5:30 p.m. with the boys game following at approximately 7:30 p.m.

The Ohio boys will be coached by Vinton County’s Matt Combs and assisted by former Alexander coach Blaine Gabriel.

Fort Frye’s Shon Smith, who finished with 1,277 career points, has been selected as the team captain.

Other members of the Ohio squad are Jacob Blank (Nelsonville-York), Cody Caldwell (River), Max Carney (Federal Hocking), Devon Francis (Cambridge), Dakota Hoffman (Belpre), Braden Jones (Alexander), Jordan Kidd (Vinton County), Cody Midkiff (Fairland), Tristan Myers (Logan), Justus Ousley (Wellston), Shawn Parsons (Federal Hocking), Brett Price (River); L.B. Remy (Vinton County) and Ben Standiford (Cambridge).

The West Virginia boys squad will be coached by Parkersburg South’s Mike Fallon and assisted by longtime Wirt County aide D.A. Wilson.

Magnolia’s Mark Winters, who surpassed the 2,000-point scoring mark this season, has been selected as the team captain.

Other members of the West Virginia squad are Jamie Arnold (Wood County Christian), Anthony Aviles (Gilmer County), Austin Bayless (St. Marys), Tyler Bolen (Parkersburg South), Trevor Britton (Parkersburg), D.J. Burgess (Ritchie County), Andrew Cosper (St. Marys), Logan Cox (Parkersburg South), Andrew Davis (Ritchie County), Doug Dennis (Parkersburg South), Darren Heintzman (Tyler Consolidated), Dylan McCartney (Point Pleasant), Casey Smith (Ripley) and Ben Umpleby (Parkersburg).

The BACF girls rosters will be released later.

Advance BACF tickets are on sale now at all area Burger King restaurants for $5 each