Tigers beat Bobcats in OT
CAMBRIDGE — Mark Duckworth stole an inbound pass with two seconds left in overtime and assisted Anthony Avendano on a buzzer-beater to lift Marietta High to a 64-62 win over Cambridge Tuesday.
Avendano, who finished with 12 points for the Tigers (1-3), scored six of Marietta’s eight points in OT.
Jermaine Burke had a team-high 16 points and five rebounds for MHS. Derek Duckworth added seven points and seven assists while Hunter Hutchison posted a game-high three blocks.
Cambridge (2-2) got a game-high 31 points and five steals from Connor Leppla with Connor Aleshire (14) and Trent Valentine (10) also reaching double figures.
Marietta held a 30-28 lead at halftime and a 44-39 advantage after three quarters, but Cambridge tied it at 56-all to force overtime.
Miller 59, Waterford 48
CORNING — Waterford lost a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division contest on the road Tuesday at Miller, 59-48.
Bryce Hilverding led the Wildcats with 18 points and four assists.
Wyatt Lang and Travis Pottmeyer netted nine points apiece, with the duo grabbing eight and nine rebounds, respectively.
Waterford was 20 for 54 (37 percent) from the floor.
Seattle Compston led all scorers with 20 points on the night for Miller. Colby Bartley added 13.
Monroe Central 47
WOODSFIELD — Monroe Central rallied in the fourth quarter but fell short to Shenandoah, 49-47, Tuesday.
The Zeps (5-0) got 10 points apiece from Boone Jones and Nick Miller, nine points from Tanner Brown and eight from Chase Chicwak.
The Seminoles (2-3) were paced by Ryan LaFollette’s game-high 24 points. Zac Jones added 12 and Logan Pletcher chipped in eight.
The Zeps led 39-30 going into the fourth quarter before the ‘Noles made a comeback bid that fell just short.
West Muskingum 53
McCONNELSVILLE — Marty Sidwell posted a 24-point, 10-rebound double-double in Morgan’s 68-53 win over West Muskingum Tuesday.
The Raiders (3-1) also got 10 points and nine boards from Ayden Hodge. Carver Myers contributed 16 points.
West Muskingum was led by Matt Burnett’s 22 points and six 3-pointers. Grant Murray also reached double figures with 13 points.
Parkersburg Catholic 62, Ritchie County 46
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Patrick Copen went off for 25 points, six rebounds, four steals, three blocks and a pair of assists to help lead Parkersburg Catholic to a 62-46 win here Tuesday against Ritchie County.
PCHS, which improved to 2-1 and returns to the court next Tuesday at Wirt County, had a 19-point effort from Cade Ullman, who also had six boards.
Chase Sullivan finished with 23 points, seven caroms and two dimes for the 0-2 Rebels, who play Thursday at Williamstown. Ryan Morton added 10 markers for the Rebels and Ty Sturm also notched 10 points for the victors.
Tyler Consolidated 52, Williamstown 47
KIDWELL, W.Va. — Griffin Phillips scored 16 points while teammates Dylan Roberts and Tyler West tallied 10 apiece as Tyler Consolidated defeated visiting Williamstown, 52-47, Tuesday.
West added 10 rebounds and three steals for the Silver Knights (3-0).
Cullen Cutright netted a game-high 21 points for Williamstown. Eli Inman was the only other Yellowjacket in double figures with 15.
Calvary Baptist 71, Wood County Christian 48
HURRICANE, W.Va. — Calvary Baptist Academy knocked down nine 3s and received a game-high 18 points from Luke Pauley here Tuesday as the Patriots improved to 8-2 following a 71-48 victory against visiting Wood County Christian.
The 2-3 Wildcats, who play at 10:30 a.m. Friday versus Covenant School in the Hoops Classic at W.Va. State, were led by Tucker Dougherty’s 14 points. Luke Spencer had 13 points, nine boards, two assists and as many steals.
Calvary Baptist 39, Wood County Christian 19
TEAYS VALLEY — Wood County Christian was tied with Calvary Baptist, six-all, after one quarter, but Calvary Baptist pulled away for a 17-8 halftime lead and went on to win 39-19 Tuesday.
The 2-4 Wildcats, who play host to Hundred at 5 p.m. next Tuesday, were led by Maddie Baum’s nine points.
Calvary Baptist (4-2) was led by Hannah Bailey’s game-high 10 points. Ashlynn Bowles added nine.