Tyler Holds Valley to 4 Field Goals in Win
SISTERSVILLE — Stellar defense helped the Silver Knights dispatch visiting Valley.
The Lumberjills made just four baskets in the contest, with more than half of their points (12) coming on free throws.
Juliana Lattea led the victors with 13 points, supported by 11 from Havannah Lemasters and eight out of Braeden Wall.
Winter Higgins led Valley with five points.
Tyler advances to play Doddridge County in the championship of the Roundball Classic Saturday at 1 p.m.
Oak Glen 74, Steubenville 38
NEW MANCHESTER — The Golden Bears opened a big, early lead and never looked back, rolling to a 74-38 win over visiting Steubenville
Carson Barr, one of four Golden Bears to reach double figures, netted 11 of her game-high 16 points in the opening half.
Lizzie Kell followed with 14, while Kamela Ward netted 11 and Sarah Brown finished with 10. Alexus Greenlief finished with nine points.
Steubenville got nine points each from Aniyah Warner and Paige Matteson.
Harrison Central 63, Indian Creek 37
WINTERSVILLE — Harrison Central made the most of its first season in the Buckeye 8 North by claiming the division’s title Thursday when it completed the season sweep of Indian Creek, which had won the last four.
The Huskies received a huge game from senior standout McKayla Dunkle. She posted 29 points, while guard Maddy Butler went for a season-high 27.
Anderson paced Indian Creek with 10 points.
Martins Ferry 64, Barnesville 34
BARNESVILLE — Martins Ferry broke out of its offensive struggle by erupting for 64 points in a 30-point win against the Shamrocks Thursday evening, 64-34.
The Purple Riders were led by senior Maria Clark, who poured in 13. Freshman Lindsey Best added nine.
The Shamrocks received 11 points from Ellie Thompson.
Bellaire 42, Cambridge 39
BELLAIRE — The Big Reds improved to 10-5 on the season by avenging an earlier loss to the Bobcats and wrapping up second place in the Buckeye 8 South.
Bellaire was led by freshmen Rhyan O’Grady and Zara Harveth who went for 12 and 10, respectively.
King paced Cambridge with 15 points.
Buckeye Local 50, Shadyside 38
CONNORVILLE — The homestanding Panthers picked up another win as they avenged a loss from earlier in the season to reeling Shadyside.
The Panthers were led by Brynn McKeever’s 18. Rylee Glover and Emily Valuska added 13 and 10, respectively.
The Tigers, who have now lost three straight and four out of five, were led by senior Paige Gorby, who posted a game-high 26.
Beallsville 54, Madonna 28
WEIRTON — Beallsville got off to a strong start and never looked back en route to claiming a repeat triumph over the Blue Dons.
Freshman dandy Kaylee Hagan continued her brilliant season, posting 24 points. She was backed by Jaycee Huffman’s 14.
Alatis paced Madonna with 16.
River 52, Toronto 34
TORONTO — The invading Pilots posted a hard-earned repeat victory over the Red Knights.
River was paced by sophomore Kelsey Harlan’s 17 and junior Hannah Raper’s 13. Josie Reed finished with nine.
The Reed Knights received 10 points from Maryn Donelly.
Frontier 55, Bridgeport 5
NEW MATAMORAS — The homestanding Cougars held the Bulldogs scoreless in the first half, while building a 36-point lead and never looked back.
The Bulldogs had only two field goals and didn’t make a foul shot.
Frontier was led by Knowlton’s 16.