Wildcats defeat Lancers, 56-41
WATERFORD — Waterford won its sixth game in seven tries with a 56-41 victory over Federal Hocking Friday night at the Harry Cooper Annex.
The Wildcats (6-1) got 10 points apiece from Holden Dailey, Russell Young and Peyten Stephens while Nick Fouss netted nine points. Stephens grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double while Dailey added eight boards.
Hunter Smith led the Lancers with 15 points while Ian Miller contributed 10 points and seven caroms.
Waterford shot 45 percent (19 for 42) from the floor and held the Lancers to 38 percent (14 for 37).
The Wildcats led 26-13 at halftime, but Federal Hocking outscored them 18-12 in the third to make it a seven-point game head to the fourth quarter, where Waterford put things away.
Tri-Valley 74, Morgan 63
DRESDEN — Carver Myers went off for 30 points for Morgan Friday night, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Raiders fell to host Tri-Valley 74-63.
Tri-Valley led 27-20 after a quarter and built a 44-34 lead by halftime. The Scotties then outscored the Raiders 17-13 in the third quarter to build a 14-point cushion. Morgan outscored Tri-Valley 16-13 in the fourth quarter but ran out of time to complete the comeback.
Along with Myers, Morgan received a double-double from Tyler Janes with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Josh Wells added nine points for the Raiders, who shot 51 percent (24 for 47) from the floor.
The Scotties got 22 points from Keaton Williams and 21 points from Jack Lyall. Skye Bryan tallied 13.
St. Marys 61, Ravenswood 35
ST. MARYS — In an LKC West Division tilt which featured just six combined free throws, visiting Ravenswood went from leading 13-6 after one quarter to losing 61-35 to St. Marys here Friday night.
RHS (1-3, 1-2), which plays host to Sissonville tonight, didn’t attempt a foul shot in the contest and found itself trailing 29-19 at intermission.
St. Marys (3-3, 2-2) was led by Richard Dornon’s near double-double of 16 points and nine rebounds. Grant Barnhart added 12 points, Isaak Mooney had eight counters and William Steele finished with seven points, four assists and three steals for the Blue Devils, who play host next Friday to Tyler Consolidated.
The Red Devils, who watched SMHS go 6 of 6 from the charity stripe, got a dozen markers apiece from Devin Raines and Jaxon Harris.
Williamstown 72, Trinity 67
WILLIAMSTOWN — Izzy Erb posted 11 points, eight assists and eight steals here Friday to help host Williamstown improve to 6-1 following a 72-67 triumph versus Trinity.
The Yellowjackets, who play Thursday at Marietta, were led by Mara Rinehart’s 19 points. Jenna Pridemore chipped in 15 points, Lakyn Joy had 10 and Bethany Arnold pulled down 18 rebounds.
Reagan Sharp scored all of her game-high 26 points in the second half for the 4-2 Warriors, who also received 13 points from Paige Dixon.