High School Basketball Roundup
Williamstown 73, Ravenswood 62
RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — Devin Raines bucketed a game-high 22 points as host Ravenswood pushed No. 3 Williamstown into overtime, before falling 73-62 here Tuesday night.
Ravenswood, which dropped to 1-9 and plays next Tuesday at Ritchie County, used a 15-7 edge in the fourth quarter to force the extra session, but Williamstown upped its mark to 9-0 as four Red Devils fouled out.
Cullen Cutright and Xavier Caruthers, who drained six 3s, finished with 21 points apiece to lead WHS, which plays host Friday to No. 8 Parkersburg Catholic.
Trey Mandrake added 12 points, three assists and three steals for RHS, which also got a combined 17 points from Zach Burgess and Nick Westenhaver.
Boston Caruthers and Eli Inman chipped in 10 counters each for the ‘Jackets.
South Gallia 55, Belpre 49
CROWN CITY — Jerimiah Stitt produced a 13-point, 12-rebounds double-double, but it wasn’t enough as Belpre dropped a road contest vs. South Gallia 55-49.
Stitt also tallied four steals for the Golden Eagles, who shot just 32 percent (18 for 56) compared to South Gallia’s 42 percent (2 for 47).
Connor Baker and Logan Adams added 12 points apiece for Belpre, which trailed 29-27 at halftime and 40-37 after three quarters. Collin Alloway chipped in seven boards while Nick Godfrey netted six rebounds and two assists.
Waterford 52, Southern 50
RACINE — Waterford High escaped Southern with a 52-50 victory Tuesday night.
In a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division contest, Waterford’s Russell Young led all scorers with 17 points. Young also grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.
Zane Heiss added 12 points and three assists, Holden Dailey tallied seven points and eight boards and Nick Fouss finished with seven points and two steals for the Wildcats.
Waterford shot 44.4 percent (20 for 45) from the floor in the win.
Weston Thorla led the Tornadoes with 17 points.
Wood County Christian 61, Wirt County 49
WILLIAMSTOWN — Sam Cremeans led all scorers with 23 points and also tallied eight rebounds, six steals and three blocks in Wood County Christian’s 61-49 win over Wirt County Tuesday.
Trey Davis added 13 points and three assist while the Wildcats also got nine and eight points from Camden Huck and Ethan Thibault, respectively. Thibault tacked on three assists.
Wirt County (5-5) was led by Hunter Hickman’s 15 points and Justin Windland’s 14 points. The Tigers fell behind 13-4 after a quarter but cut it to 25-20 by halftime. However, Wood County Christian outscored Wirt 19-7 in the third quarter to pull away.
The Wildcats, who improved to 8-5 overall, are back in action Friday when they play host to Grace Christian.
Morgan 53, Maysville 46
McCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — Tyler Janes netted a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double to lead Morgan High past Maysville, 53-46, Tuesday.
The Raiders, who led 9-4 after a quarter and 21-12 at halftime, also got three steals and three blocks from Janes. Josh Wells added 13 points, four assists and three steals in the win, while Gabe Altier tallied 10 points.
The Panthers were led by Kaiden Hartman’s game-high 19 points.
Shenandoah 62, Shadyside 52
SARAHSVILLE, Ohio– Christian Duniver scored a game-high 25 points as the Shenandoah Zips defeated the Shadyside Tigers 62-52 Tuesday, improving to 11-3 on the season.
Duniver had nine of his points coming from 3, while Drew West made four from deep to finish with 18 points.
Boone Jones added nine points for the Zeps.
Shadyside’s leader scorer Cullen Holmes scored 15 out of his 22 points from deep, while both Mason Van Nest (13) and Kelly Hendershot (11) finished in double figures.
St. Marys 78, Ritchie County 34
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — The St. Marys Blue Devils made short work of hosting Ritchie County with the final of 78-34.
William Steele made six 3s and was the leading scorer for the Blue Devils with 20 points to go with his team-high four assists. Racing out to an early 21-4 lead in the first quarter, the Blue Devils’ defense gave the Rebels problems all night, only allowing the Rebels to score double figures once in the second quarter and causing 22 turnovers.
Both Isaak Mooney and Dakota Sampson were team leaders in steals with four for SMHS, while Mooney was close behind Steele with 19 points. Improving to 6-4, the Blue Devils will play host to Wirt County next Thursday during the SMHS Invite.
Adam Davis led the Rebels with seven points and Clayton Bee added five points to go with four assists and two steals. Falling to 1-8, Ritchie County will play host to Tyler Consolidated Friday.
Wirt County 48, Wood County Christian 30
WILLIAMSTOWN — Pheobe Hayes scored a game-high 14 points as Wirt County defeated Wood County Christian 48-30 Tuesday.
Morgan Wagner added 12 points and Kylie Stephens added 10 points as the Tigers improved to 4-5 on the season. Wirt County was helped by a 20-point first quarter and a 16-point third quarter.
Wood County Christian (1-10) was led by Maggie Mason’s 13 points. Ellie Powell added nine points, nine steals and four blocks. Sidney Strause grabbed a whopping 19 rebounds.