Prep roundup: GW, SC girls advance to sectional title game
Kelli Jo Harrison tallied 17 points to pace host George Washington to a 66-31 win over Capital in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 1 girls basketball tournament Wednesday night at GWHS.
Also for George Washington (12-8), Hailey Stewart and Shi Banks each scored 10 points. India Hairston and Deja Foster had eight points apiece for Capital.
GW visits South Charleston at 7 p.m. Friday in the sectional finals.
South Charleston 88, Riverside 39: Aaliyah Dunham scored 22 points and Taliah Cashwell 18 to pace host South Charleston to a Class AAA Region 3 Section 1 win. Also for the Black Eagles (18-3), Aryaunne Mosley had 14 points and eight rebounds and Zhakiya Brown scored 10 points. For the Warriors, Rachel Mills tallied 19 points and Brittany Wood nine.
Sissonville 44, Poca 31: Sissonville overcame a slow start and cruised past visiting Poca in the Class AA Region 4 Section 1 tournament. Madison Jones led the Indians (19-3) with 18 points and Brittany Gould netted 16. McKenzie Ball paced the Dots with 11 points.
Catholic 58, Buffalo 29: Vida Imani dropped in 21 points and Hannah Gallian added 16 to pace host Charleston Catholic to a Class A sectional win. The Irish (18-5) play at top-ranked St. Joseph in the sectional final at 7 p.m. Friday. Chelsey Parkins led the Bison with 14 points.
Winfield 57, Nitro 56: Katie Bryant hit a late 3-pointer and Winfield survived two untimely turnovers as the Generals slipped past host Nitro in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 tournament. Bryant finished with 14 points and Haylea Roberson added 12 points to lead Winfield. Savannah Shamblin scored 17 to lead the Wildcats and Tiffany Reavis netted 15.
Herbert Hoover 43, Clay County 40: McKenzie Edmonds nailed two free throws with seven seconds left as Herbert Hoover edged visiting Clay County in the Class AA Region 4 Section 1 tournament. Hannah King led the Huskies (18-5) with 14 points. McKinzee Barker paced the Panthers (16-7) with 15 points.
Greenbrier East 80, Princeton 42: Sydney Nunley poured in 22 points as host Greenbrier East cruised past Princeton in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 2 tournament. Elizabeth Romeo added 18 points and Chaunte McDowell scored 16 for the Spartans (21-1). Kaleigh Barker led Princeton (4-18) with 18 points.
Pocahontas County 60, East Hardy 32: Tristin Day tossed in 19 points as host Pocahontas County took down East Hardy in the Class A Region 2 Section 2 tournament. Bobbie McNabb added 17 points and Melissa Murphy scored 13 for Pocahontas County (14-7). Ruby Fridley led East Hardy (5-15) with 13 points.
Parkersburg South 89, Brooke 37: Parkersburg South had five players score double-figures in the Class AAA Region 1 Section 1 tournament. Keya Bartlett led the Patriots (21-0) with 22 points and Taryn McCutcheon sank 16 points. Angela Staffileno led the visiting Bruins (8-14) with 13 points.
Buffalo 89, Hannan 53: Laythen Good scored 15 points as host Buffalo handled Hannan. Corey Hosher added 12 points and Isaiah Robinson netted 11 for the Bison (13-8). Tyler Burns led Hannan with 18 points.
Wednesday's boys game
Hurricane 76, Midland 39: Trey Dawson (15 points) and J.T. Rogoszewski (14) accounted for seven of the nine 3-point goals by the visiting Redskins (16-6). For Cabell Midland (4-18), Cole Tilley scored 13 points.