February 22, 2013
Prep roundup: Greenbrier East girls remain unbeaten with section final win
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Thursday's girls game
FAYETTEVILLE 53, VALLEY 49: Fayetteville withstood a late Valley rally to beat the Greyhounds and win the Class A Region 3 Section 2 crown. Jessica Brown led the Pirates (17-6) with 17 points and Avina Sedlock chipped in 16 points. For Valley (12-7), Alexis Payne led all scorers with 30 points.
NITRO 52, POINT 51: Angelo Sirianni exploded for 29 points for Nitro, which ran out the clock to preserve the road win. Ethan Clark added 10 points for the Wildcats (10-12). Aden Yates and Wade Martin each tallied 13 points for the Big Blacks (12-10) and Dillon McCarty had 12.
BUFFALO 74, VALLEY 72: Class A No. 9 Valley turned the ball over with two seconds left in the game as No. 8 Buffalo squeaked out a road win. Isaiah Robinson and Bradley Harris netted 16 points apiece for the Bison (19-3) while Levi Jordan had 12. The Greyhounds (15-7) were paced by Raeshawn Breckenridge with 19 points and Druw Bowen had 17.
RIPLEY 65, RAVENS-WOOD 44: Kade Harrison scored 21 points and Drew Harpold added 18 as Ripley downed host Ravenswood. Jacob Martin paced the Red Devils with a game-high 27 points.
Thursday's boys games
CATHOLIC 56, BRAXTON 29: Zach Casto had 15 points and Nick George 12 as visiting Charleston Catholic (18-3) clamped down defensively and beat Braxton County. For the Eagles (5-17), Cody Hilton scored seven points.
HUNTINGTON 83, SA 54: Arick Nicks led the way with 18 points and Chancelor Wooding added 16 as the host Highlanders (15-6) jumped into a 51-22 halftime lead and coasted. For St. Albans (4-18), which lost its 14th in a row, Nathan McNeil scored 12 points and Cody Young nine.
MINGO CENTRAL 74, HOOVER 52: Alex Lee fired in 21 points and Austin Banks 15 as the visiting Miners vaulted into a big halftime lead and coasted over the short-handed Huskies. For Herbert Hoover, Sam Schoolcraft had a career-high 30 points. The Huskies played without top scorer Cody Morris (out with an ankle injury), a key reserve and another starter, Joey Forbes, missed about half the game with foul trouble.
MAGNOLIA 90, PARKERSBURG 85: Zach Willhoite poured in 33 points and Mark Winters 21 for the Class A host Blue Eagles (17-4). For the Big Reds (8-14), Trevor Britton had 38 points and Ben Umpleby 22.