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Spring Valley edges Wesley Christian

January 13, 2019

ALLEN, Ky.—Spring Valley won a boys basketball thriller Saturday afternoon against Wesley Christian, 78-77.

Spring Valley (7-2) overcame a seven-point deficit in the final minute. Brock Booth sank the winning 3-point shot with four seconds remaining.

C. J. Meredith led the Timberwolves with 35 points, six blocked shots and five assists. Chase Maynard and Doug Nester both pitched in 13 points. Graeson Malashevich pulled down 11 rebounds.

Wesley Christian (16-8) had19 points each from C.J. Allisonand Puoch Puoch.

SPRING VALLEY 14 17 20 27 — 78: Maynard 13, Ellis 4, Booth 6, Malashevich 7, Meredith 35, Nester 13.

WESLEY CHRISTIAN 23 17 17 20 — 77: Kachuol 6, Kovacsics 3, Allison 19, Taolic 12, Puoch 19, Lindal 8, Gutic 6, Moshefy 4.

HUNTINGTON HIGH 53, ST. ALBANS 49: Garrick Hopkins scored 12 points and added seven assists and five rebounds for the Highlanders in a Friday road win.

The defensive affair was back-and-forth all evening, but the play of Hopkins and Torin Lochow helped lead the Highlanders to the win. Lochow added 10 points for Huntington High (3-5).

Jaimelle Claytor led all scorers with 16 for St. Albans while Rodney Toler and Ethan Clay each added 10.

Huntington High returns to action on Tuesday when it travels to county rival Cabell Midland.

HUNTINGTON 12 12 18 11 — 53: Patterson 3, C. Page 3, Brown 3, Blackwell 5, Torin Lochow 10, Sims 8, Hopkins 12), Stevens 4, Littlejohn 5.

ST. ALBANS 11 10 15 13 — 49: Claytor 16, White 3, Toler 10, Clay 10, Johnson 3, N. Claytor 4, Good 3.

LOGAN 72, WAYNE 53: David Early scored 33 points to lead the Wildcats to a victory at Wayne High School Saturday. Logan (10-1) also had 14 points from Drew Hatfield in the win. Wayne (3-7) was led by Bryan Sansom with 14 points.

LOGAN 19 17 17 19 — 72: Early 33, Drew Hatfield 14, Felder 6, Noe 4, Lambert 6, Devin Hatfield 9.

WAYNE 18 15 13 7 — 53: Hall 7, Brumfield 6, Bryant 9, Adams 3, Merritt 8, Sansom 14, Crabtree 6.

LINCOLN COUNTY 76, WEST-SIDE 62: The Panthers (11-1) defeated the Renegades (4-8) in the Hatfield McCoy Classic at the Williamson (W.Va.) Fieldhouse.

The victory was Lincoln County’s ninth in a row away from home. Tanner Walls led the Panthers with 18 points. Hunter Hill scored 17, Kadin Beckelheimer 14 and Caleb McClure 10.

Lincoln County returns to action at 7:30 p.m. at home vs. Poca. The contest is the first in Hamlin for the Panthers since Dec. 10.

LINCOLN COUNTY 31 12 11 22 — 76: Walls 18, Hill 17, Garrettson 8, Beckelheimer 14, Caleb McClure 10, Tully 8, Carpenter 3.

WESTSIDE 17 15 19 11 — 62: Walters 15, McComas 4, Blackburn 20, Reed 4, Workman 4, Collucci 10, E. Collucci 5.

Girls

SOUTH POINT 53: NEW BOSTON 30: Ashley Perkey scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Pointers (9-2) pounded the Tigers (4-11). Emilee Carey scored 13 points. Emilee Whitt added 10 points to go with six assists, five rebounds and four steals. Shelby Easter led New Boston with 11 points.

South Point visits Fairland at 7:30 p.m. Monday for a key Ohio Valley Conference game.

NEW BOSTON 4 10 8 8 — 30: Easter 11, L. Oiler 8, Whitley 4, Oiler 3, Hickman 2, Cook 2.

SOUTH POINT 18 13 18 4—53: Carey 13, Perkey 13, Whitt 10, Khounlavong 8, Howard 6, Crawley 3.

Friday games, boys

IRONTON 58, SOUTH POINT 17: The Fighting Tigers jumped to a 13-1 lead, then outscored the Pointers 28-9 in the second quarter in an Ohio Valley Conference blowout. Charlie Large scored 12 points and Reid Carrico 10 for Ironton (9-3 overall, 4-1 OVC).

Chance Gunther led South Point (4-5, 2-3)with seven points.

COAL GROVE 54, CHESAPEAKE 42: The Hornets (8-3 overall, 3-2OVC) rallied behind 15 points each from Cory Borders and Aaron Music to erase a one-point halftime deficit and beat the Panthers (7-4, 2-3 OVC).

Eli Archer led Chesapeake with 17 points. Levi Blankenship added 10.

HURRICANE 59, TUG VALLEY 48: Austin Dearing and Joe Muto scored 17 apiece as the Redskins beat the Panthers in the Hatfield-McCoy Shootout in Williamson, West Virginia. Grant Young chipped in 13 points and Austin Womack 12. Ethan Colegrove led Tug Valley with 18 points.

WHEELERSBURG 86, MINFORD 59: Tanner Holden scored 28 points to lead the Pirates over the Falcons. J.J. Truitt scored 23 points. Kelton Kelly led Minford with 16 points. Cameron Dalton scored 14.

GREEN 66, PORTSMOUTH CLAY 49: Gage Sampson scored 31 as the Bobcats (8-5 overall, 5-3 Southern Ohio Conference) topped the home-standing Panthers (5-7, 3-5). Zach Huffman scored 14 and Tayte Carver 12. Hunter Mathias scored 11 and Shaden Malone 10 for Portsmouth Clay.

MEIGS 84, RIVER VALLEY 33: Weston Baer scored 29 points to lead the Marauders (6-7 overall, 3-3 Tri-Valley Conference) to a trouncing of the Raiders (1-9, 0-6) in Bidwell, Ohio. Bobby Musser added 12 points. Rory Twyman led River Valley with 12 points.

LEWIS COUNTY 57, GREENUP COUNTY 41: Stoney Lykins scored 17 points and Sam O’Keefe 10 as the Lions (11-6) defeated the Musketeers (6-10) at the Greenhouse in Lloyd, Kentucky. Eli Raby led Greenup County with 19 points.

RUSSELL 63, RACELAND 61: Charlie Jachimczuk scored 25 points and Max Cantrell snatched 11 rebounds as the Red Devils (5-11) knocked off the Rams in Raceland, Kentucky. Andrew Floyd and Greg Mershon each scored 21 for Raceland.

Friday game, girls

GEORGE WASHINGTON 76, HURRICANE 30: The Patriots jumped out to a 26-point lead after the first quarter in cruising to the easy road win. Kalissa Lacy (15 points, 10 assists) and Katy Darnell (21 points, 13 rebounds) had double-doubles for GW (5-6). Vivian Ho added 15 points. Hope Adams scored eight points to pace Hurricane (3-7).

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