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Belpre’s Kyna Waderker notches 1,000th career point in win

Belpre 55, Wahama 28

BELPRE — Kyna Waderker scored an inside bucket early in the fourth quarter to surpass 1,000 career points in Belpre’s 55-28 victory over Wahama Thursday.

Waderker led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Halee Williams’ 15 and Kyanna Ray’s 12 on four 3-pointers.

Hannah Rose led the White Falcons with 12 points while Emma Gibbs added 10.

The Golden Eagles, who improved to 10-3 overall, will play host to Miller at noon Saturday.

Fort Frye 66, River 12

HANNIBAL — Fort Frye’s defense blanked River in the opening quarter, jumping out to a 19-0 lead en route to a 66-12 victory Thursday.

The Cadets, who improved to 12-2 and play a road game at Steubenville at 2 p.m. Saturday, got a game-high 17 points from Hannah Archer. Liv Schneider added 13 points while Kenzie Dalton contributed 10 points, four rebounds, five assists and eight steals. Lexie Huck and Kiersten Kesselring tallied nine points apiece.

Allie Long led the Pilots with seven points.

Wood County Christian 54, St. Johns Academy 30

BELLAIRE — Stella Dunn and Sarah Michael had the hot hands as Wood County Christian rolled to a 54-30 road win over St. Johns Academy Thursday night in Ohio.

Dunn tallied 22 points, with five 3s, and Michael connected on 12 shots from the field for 27 points.

The Wildcats got off to a fast start with a 23-10 advantage after one period of play. Things slowed down in the second as both teams combined for just 10 points. The two opening stanzas repeated after halftime.

Danniele Yagael paced the home team with 14 points.

16th annual SMHS Invite Semifinals

Cameron 51, Frontier 36

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — Kori Scott tallied 16 points as Cameron pulled away from Frontier in the second half for a 51-36 win in a St. Marys High School Invite semifinal game Thursday evening in Pleasants County.

The Dragons also received a double-digit effort from Lili Neely with her dozen markers.

Kara Ramsey paced the Cougars with a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds, along with three steals. Tacey Kirkpatrick talled seven points.

Cameron led by just a point after the first quarter. They stretched the lead to four at half, then gained breathing room with a 15-9 outscoring of the home team in the third period.

St. Marys 59, Ravenswood 30

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — St. Marys girls defeated Ravenswood 59-30 Thursday to advance to the 16th annual St. Marys Invitational championship, will take place against Cameron at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Blue Devils jumped ahead quickly, outscoring the Red Devils 17-5 in the opening quarter and never looking back.

Alexis Hashman scored a career-high 16 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, for St. Marys. Millie Kehrer added 15 points and eight rebounds while Kylie Wright put in 12 points. Olivia DeWeiss handed out a game-high six assists.

Annie Hunt tallied a game-high 18 points for Ravenswood, which plays Frontier in Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. consolation game. Lindsey Carrol added eight points and eight boards.

Parkersburg 67, Capital 30

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bre Wilson tallied 10 points, 10 of her other teammates scored, and PHS romped to a 67-30 road win over Capital Thursday night in the Mountain State’s capital.

Scott Cozzen’s Big Reds ripped a 19-10 game wide open with 19-3 run through the second quarter. Many of the starters then didn’t see the second half.

Maddi Leggett, Aleea Crites and Brilynn Florence each tallied eight points in the ninth win of the season for the back-to-back state champions.

The Cougars were led by Natalyia Sayle’s 16 points.

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