PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeling Park’s Alex Vargo Scores 1,000th Point

Photo by Cody Tomer Wheeling Park’s Alex Vargo scored his 1,000th career point Saturday against Buckhannon-Upshur.

WHEELING — Alex Vargo hit a 3-pointer from the corner to record his 1,000th point in front of the home crowd on Saturday.

The senior sharp-shooter also turned in 28 points and 10 rebounds to record a double-double in a 71-51 victory over Buckhannon-Upshur.

Travis Zimmerman accumulated 23 in the game and D.J. Saunders dished out seven assists for the Patriots.

Linsly 64, Beaver Local 60

WHEELING — Marshall Taylor went off for 27 points and drained four treys, while Caleb Murray added 15 and Linsly edged Beaver Local.

Shadyside 65, Bridgeport 50

BRIDGEPORT — Korey Beckett collected 18 points, Kelly Hendershot generated 16 and Jordan Joseph added 11 as Shadyside defeated Bridgeport.

Riese O’Kernick delivered 18 to paced the Bulldogs.


25th Annual Donnie Fenton Shootout


Wheeling Central 72

Williamstown 57

WILLIAMSTOWN — Kaylee Reinbeau netted 23 points, Hannah White turned in 18 and Elle Canestraro drained a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 13 as Wheeling Central defeated Williamstown for the Donnie Fenton Shootout Championship.

Harmon Holiday Tournament


Hundred 39, Harmon 22

HARMON — Rachel Snedden bucketed 17 and Addie Tuttle added 10 as Hundred (2-3) downed Harmon in the Harmon Holiday Tournament Championship.

Regular Season

River 44, Magnolia 25

HANNIBAL — Kylie Piatt led River with 16 points and Alli Long added 12 as the Pilots (3-4) upended Magnolia.

Kyndra Pilant paced the Blue Eagles with 13 points.

Bellaire 50, Brooke 32

WELLSBURG — Katrina Davis had an outstanding day as she netted a game-high 27 points in a Bellaire win over Brooke.

Edison 52, Southern Local 30

RICHMOND — Alysea Fiedorczyk accounted for 21 points and Savanna Ankrom supplied 14 as Edison downed Southern Local.


Wheeling Park Captures

Barnesville Doan Ford Invitational

BARNESVILLE — Wheeling Park’s Quinton Velas (106) and Erick Brothers (182) each won their weight class to help the Patriots earn the title.

John Marshall 54, Spring Valley 30

Huntington 49, John Marshall 20

MOUNDSVILLE — Matt Tschappat (113), Gabe Carman (132) and Dakoyta Thatcher (138) won both bouts against Huntington and Spring Valley as John Marshall split the tri-match.

Oak Glen Wins Weir Powerhouse Classic

WEIRTON — The Oak Glen wrestling team scored a big win on Saturday in the second edition of the Weir Powerhouse Classic, taking the overall team title.

The Golden Bears had five individual weight class winners en route to compiling a team score of 181.5, topping the 153 recorded by Brooke and the 146 turned in by the host Red Riders.

Oak Glen’s Camden Barr claimed the 106 pound title by going 3-0 on the day, while teammate Braxton Dlugopolski went 4-0 to calim the 113 pound crown. Kaden Lundy took the top spot at 126 pounds, while Camden O’Connor won at 138 pounds and Chase Smith was on top the podium at 160.

Also for Oak Glen, Ethan Lively placed second at 132 pounds, Dylan Heinrich was second at 170 pounds, Kyler O’Connor was second at 182 pouds, Caiden Adams placed second at 195 pounds and Danny Bealls was second at 220.

For the Bruins, Mac Camilletti took the top spot at 170 pounds and Austin Williams the top spot at 220 pounds. Daniel Yost was the runner-up at 113 pounds, Brayden Demaria placed second at 120 pounds, John George third at 132 pounds, Dylan Reiordan second at 145 pounds, Eric Anderson third at 195 pounds and Stephen Hunter second at 285 pounds.

Weir High finished with a pair of weight class winners, as Wyatt Conley topped the podium at 132 pounds and Logan Walters was first at 182 pounds.

The Red Riders also had Daniel Kuhns place second at 106 pounds, Tommy Wilson third at 120 pounds, Saiyan Page third at 126 pounds, Chase Wills second at 138 pounds, Sean Baker third at 152 pounds and Jordan Brueck third at 285 pounds.

Another local team, Edison, placed seventh in the nine team field.

The Wildcats were led by Jacob Larkins third place finish at 145 pounds and Tyler Griffith’s third place finish at 220 pounds.

Madonna was eighth.


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