High School Roundup
Wood County Christian 50,
Gilead Christian 26
MT. GILEAD, Ohio – MVP Patrick Goff finished with a double-double of 12 points and 14 rebounds to help Wood County Christian roll to a 50-26 victory against host Gilead Christian in the championship game of the Eagles’ own tournament here Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats, who improved to 10-1, also landed Douglas Ernest on the all-tournament team. Ernest scored eight points and had three steals while teammate Logan Huck chipped in eight points and as many rebounds. Isaac Brown contributed nine assists and two blocks in the triumph.
Gilead Christian, which trailed 22-6 after the first quarter, was led by Derek Goodman’s 12 points.
St. Joe wins Wirt County Tournament
Huntington St. Joe 73, Roane County 56
ELIZABETH – Payne Meadows drained five 3s and pumped in a game-high 25 points Saturday night as Huntington St. Joe improved to 7-0 by handing Roane County a 73-56 setback and in turn winning the championship game of the Wirt County Holiday Tournament.
Keith Clemons, who joined Meadows on the all-tournament team along with Raider Jacob Neal (team-high 21 points), Wirt County’s Ricky Conley and Williamstown’s Landon Travis, finished with 16 points. Brian Conaty (13) and Ian Clark (11) also had double figure scoring efforts for the Irish. Isaac Wilmoth chipped in a dozen markers for the Raiders (5-2).
Williamstown 83, Wirt County 49
ELIZABETH – Williamstown led 21-17 after one, 37-31 at halftime and pulled away for an easy 83-49 victory in the consolation game of the tournament.
Travis had a game-high 23 points and teammate Gage Wix scored 22. Hunter Neely and Chandler Weber tallied 12 points apiece for the Yellowjackets, who improved to 4-1 and play host to Tyler Consolidated on Friday.
The Tigers, now 1-5 with a home game against Gilmer County on Friday, had double digit scoring games from Mark Cunningham (12) and Kalob Bell (11). Dustin Garner had nine points while Tristan Nichols chipped in seven markers and seven rebounds.
Gilmer County 79, Midland Trail 60
HICO, W.Va. – Gilmer County led 49-28 at intermission and improved to 4-1 following a 79-60 road win Saturday night at Midland Trail.
Austin Cunningham finished with a game-high 23 points for the Titans, who travel Friday to face Wirt County. Freshman Noah Aviles scored a career-high 14 points for the Titans, who also got 12 markers from Nathan Allison and 10 counters by Zach Chapman.
The Patriots (2-2) received 22 points from Collin Carte and 11 more from Ricky Carter.
Calhoun County 75, Hannan 56
HANNAN -Tyler Sims scored 25 points here Saturday night to lead Calhoun County to a 75-56 win over Hannan.
Ryan Slider and Sam Brady added 15 points each for the Red Devils (2-3), while Tyler Gerwig contributed a dozen markers.
Tyler Burns of Hannan (1-4) took high-point honors with a 30-point effort.
Calhoun County will travel to Ritchie County on Friday.
Wheeling Park 61, Parkersburg High 40
PARKERSBURG – Visiting Wheeling Park outscored Parkersburg High 37-15 in the middle two quarters to take command of Saturday afternoon’s game at Memorial Fieldhouse en route to a 61-40 victory over the Big Reds.
After an 18-15 first quarter in the Patriots’ favor, the second and third periods proved decisive for Park, as by the end of the third period, it was ahead 55-30.
Park, now 4-3, was led in scoring by Tamara Bumgardner with 19 points and Kendra Johnson with 15.
PHS, now 2-5, was paced in point-production by Brooke Kurucz with 12, followed by Kam Snyder and Haley Ackerman with eight each, and Alison Schumacher with six.
The next game for PHS is at Parkersburg South at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Williamstown 87, Ritchie County 57
ELLENBORO – BreeAnn Reynolds (19), Cami Mossor (13), Ashley Morris (12) and Samantha Dedrick (11) all reached double digit point-production Saturday night as Williamstown rolled to an 87-57 win against host Ritchie County.
The 3-5 Rebels, who trailed 32-12 after the first eight minutes, was led in scoring by Vanessa Tallman (14), Stephanie Kirk (13) and Kylie Gump (13).
WHS (4-4) got a game-high 12 rebounds from Melissa Cieslewski and the ‘Jackets will seek their fifth straight win during a 7 p.m. varsity only game on Friday at Parkersburg Catholic.
Magnolia 71, Tyler Consolidated 60
NEW MARTINSVILLE -Mallory Chapman scored 22 points and Grace Berisford 19 as Magnolia outscored visiting Tyler Consolidated in every quarter Saturday afternoon while recording a 71-60 win over the visiting Silver Knights.
Magnolia (5-3) led 31-27 at halftime and gradually stretched its advantage in the second half. Tyler (5-4) got a game-high 30 points from Sydney Reed and 13 from Sophie Kinnard.
Magnolia is off until Saturday when it travels to River while Tyler Consolidated travels to Ravenswood on Thursday.
Roane County 59, Wayne 28
SISSONVILLE – Roane County, behind Cassidy Taylor’s 16 points and a double-double from Shania Lloyd, blitzed Wayne here Saturday, 59-28, in the consolation game of the Sissonville Invitational.
Lloyd finished with 15 points and a game-high 12 rebounds for the Raiders, who also received seven points apiece form Mary Kate Westfall and Rochelle McCrosky.
Taylor Bartram led the Wayne attack with 11 points.