The Top seeded Summers County Bobcats did what they did all season in the opening round of the state tournament, win, and defeated the Chapmanville Tigers 80-38. This extends their state record consecutive wins streak to 94 games.
Summers County finished the first quarter up 17-2 over the Tigers, but in the second quarter Chapmanville was able to match the Tigers with 16 points. The Bobcats would lead at the half 33-18.
In the second half Summers County began to dominate like they have all season outscoring the Tigers 25-5 in the third quarter and they cruised to a victory from there.
The leading scorer in the game was Summers County’s Hallie Gunnoe with 22 points. The 4-time defending state champions advance to the state semi-finals once again and will play the winner of the Frankfort/Braxton County game at 7:15 p.m. on Friday.