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‘X-Factor’ powers ’Jackets to victory

WILLIAMSTOWN —Williamstown High capitalized on the “X” factor. Xavier Caruthers drained eight triples to help the undefeated Yellowjackets defeat visiting Cameron High, 84-38, in a prep boys basketball game Saturday afternoon. Peyton Amrine added six 3s himself as WHS finished with 15 ...

Former Yellowjacket recognized for 3-point shooting record

WILLIAMSTOWN — After 30 years, an all-time national record in high school 3-point shooting was finally recognized by Williamstown High School. During halftime of Williamstown’s Thursday night clash against St. Marys, former Yellowjacket Brent Kincaid received a plaque from former head coach ...

Warren rolls past Magnolia for 10th victory

VINCENT — Warren put an exclamation point on an outstanding first half of the 2019-2020 basketball season Saturday afternoon with a dominating 55-33 win over the visiting Magnolia Blue Eagles. The Warriors canned four 3-pointers in the first quarter alone as they built a 20-5 lead and never ...

High School Basketball Roundup

WRESTLING Parkersburg goes 2-0 at University tri MORGANTOWN — The Parkersburg High wrestling team picked up a pair of victories over the weekend in a tri-match at University. The Big Reds defeated Ripley 47-31 before besting host University 41-30. Garret Donahue (120), Bo Moler ...

Tigers beat Coshocton to keep win streak alive

COSHOCTON — With senior Tyren Walker sidelined with a foot injury, plenty of onus has fallen on Gaven Williams’ shoulders. Williams has proven more than capable of handling the scoring load during an impressive career at Coshocton, but the bad news is that coaches have long since figured ...

Patriot grapplers win South Classic

PARKERSBURG — Through the ups and downs of the day, the Parkersburg South Patriot grapplers were victorious at their third annual South Classic. Starting at 9 a.m. inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center, the Patriots squared off against seven teams eager to stun the home squad. That didn’t ...

Baumgard helps Warren boys get revenge on Fort Frye

BEVERLY — Fort Frye had no answer for Warren post Jake Baumgard in Friday night’s Washington County rivalry rematch at Fort Frye High School. Baumgard made all nine of his field goal attempts and led all scorers with 22 points as the Warriors gained a measure of revenge with a 65-49 win ...

Waterford boys earn victory over South Gallia

WATERFORD — Holden Dailey gave Waterford High a big offensive boost in the second half. The 6-foot sophomore scored 14 of his game-high 18 points after the break to help the scrappy Wildcats defeat South Gallia, 49-38, Friday night in a Tri-Valley Conference boys basketball game at the ...

Catholic girls run past Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — Parkersburg Catholic kept running, and it didn’t stop. An up-tempo attack put pressure on Williamstown, as the Crusaderettes poured it on in a 70-37 win on Friday night. Aaliyah Brunny led all scorers with 22 points in the win, as she was joined by Madeline Huffman (19 ...

High School Basketball Roundup

BOYS BASKETBALL Belpre 61, Eastern 53 REEDSVILLE — Connor Baker led all scorers with 20 points as Belpre claimed a 61-53 victory over Eastern Friday night. The visiting Golden Eagles also got 17 points from Logan Adams and eight apiece from Evan Wells and Makiah Merritt. Wells grabbed a ...

ALBRIGHT: Leslie Huffman’s growth legit gives Catholic a Big 3

They needed an offensive spark, and it could have come from anyone. The list of choices wasn’t long, but most of them were veterans of the hardwood, by now. Based on how Parkersburg Catholic coach Marty Vierheller talked about Paige Stotts in the offseason it could have been her. Or, ...

‘Jackets win

WILLIAMSTOWN — On a Thursday night where former Williamstown Yellowjacket Brent Kincaid was honored for his historic 3-point shooting percentage during the 1989-90 season, it took big inside shots and free throws for the Yellowjackets to take care of the St. Marys Blue Devils, 59-43. Like ...

Hannah Archer, Fort Frye downs Frontier, 52-19

NEW MATAMORAS — When Hannah Archer gets a good look at the basket from the perimeter, the end result is more often than not a swish. The 5-foot-7 sophomore sharpshooter scored a game-high 18 points, including four triples, as Fort Frye defeated Frontier, 52-19, Thursday night inside Hank ...

‘JACKETS WIN

ST. MARYS — Nicole Reynolds got hot at the right time. The 5-foot-5 junior guard scored nine of her team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter as Williamstown defeated host St. Marys, 59-53, in a Little Kanawha Conference West girls’ basketball game Monday night. “Nicole sure did give us ...

St. Marys steals one from Waterford

WATERFORD - For all of about five seconds, Waterford junior Jude Huffman appeared to have sank the game-winning shot in Monday night’s non-conference battle between visiting St. Marys and the Wildcats. Blue Devil senior guard Peyton Auxier spoiled Huffman’s big finish by answering with a ...

Fort boys dominate showdown with Barnesville

Brady Schilling excelled at both ends of the floor. The 6-foot-2 senior limited Barnesville’s high-scoring Luke Powell to just 14 points while tallying 15 himself as undefeated Fort Frye defeated the Shamrocks, 87-53, Saturday in a River City High School Classic boys’ basketball game at ...

Marietta, Warren boys go 2-0 at River City Classic

The Marietta Tigers rolled to their fourth consecutive win Saturday night at Ban Johnson Arena with a 59-37 win over River in the final game of the River City Classic. After getting off to a slow start by dropping their first four games, the Tigers evened their season mark at 4-4 with the ...

Pioneer men go 1-1 at Great Lakes Invitational

WOOSTER — No. 6 ranked Marietta College scored 61 second half points to erase a 15-point halftime deficit and beat York College (Pa.) by the score of 92-86 Sunday afternoon at the 2019 Great Lakes Invitational. The Pioneers improved to 9-1 overall, while the Spartans fell to 9-3 on the ...

MC women advance to Jim Meagle title game

The Marietta College women’s basketball team won the opening game of the 35th annual Jim Meagle Holiday Tournament sponsored by BSN Sports. The Pioneers defeated North Carolina Wesleyan, 85-74. Marietta head coach Kole Vivian said, “Alexis (Enochs) was unbelievable today. She was ...

River City Classic: Tiger boys, Cadet girls earn big victories at BanJo

Marietta High had to hang on for dear life. Surviving a 34-point Harrison Central fourth quarter, the Tigers outlasted the rallying Huskies, 70-68, Friday night in a River City High School Classic boys’ basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena on the campus of Marietta College. “We made it ...