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Pitt-Johnstown 78, Alderson-Broaddus 44

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A hot shooting first half sparked Pitt-Johnstown to a 78-44 home win over Alderson-Broaddus.

Kelsey Sleighter came off the bench to account for 16 points in the win. Nicole Carman netted 14 while Grace Hyland canned 13. Rachel Johnson snared 11 boards while Sara Trimarco dished out four assists for the Lady Cats.

A-B was guided by Zipporah Tidwell’s game-high 22 points. Amanda Peoples added six points and a team-best 10 rebounds for the Battlers. The squad collected 13 offensive rebounds in the game.

Ohio Valley 78, Concord 63

VIENNA, W. Va. – Ohio Valley registered a 78-63 home win over visiting Concord Monday evening in WVIAC action.

The Fighting Scots held the Mountain Lions to just 29.4 percent shooting in the floor in the second half. OVU was led by Amber Avery’s 18 points. Shelby Way added 15 while Dakeisha Mann had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Shante Cummings came off the bench to account for 11 points, 14 rebounds and six assists.

CU’s Amanda Smith tallied a team-high 18 points while Jolysa Brown totaled 15 points and six assists to go along with a game-high three blocks. Rachel Artrip knocked in 11 markers for the Mountain Lions.

Charleston 86, Glenville State 84

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Lauren Davis hit a jumper with two ticks remaining, leading Charleston to an 86-84 victory over Glenville State.

The Golden Eagles canned 54.4 percent of their shots for the game and placed five players in double figures. Leading the way was Davis, who hit for 15. Tiffany Scott totaled 12 points while Chrissy Keir had 11 and seven assists. Kali Cuttaia and LeAnne Ross each netted 10 in the victory. Erika Rousculp narrowly missed a double-double with eight points and 17 rebounds.

Danielle Woodmore paced the Pioneers with 15 points. Mishae Miles had a solid contest, amassing 13 points and 18 rebounds in the loss. Catherin Butcher netted 12 while Ginny Petties had 10 for GSC. The Pioneers hit 10 three-point shots in the game.

WV Wesleyan 90, Shepherd 82

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. – WV Wesleyan went on the road and defeated Shepherd 90-82 Monday evening.

Jamie Kaufman recorded a game-high 28 points for the Bobcats in the victory to go along with seven rebounds. Lydia Bridenbaugh netted 27 and pulled down a team-high nine boards. Brittany Maxey hit for 10 points while Daria Abros’kina had seven points and seven assists.

In the loss, Katie Biggs poured in 23 points while Emily Daniel had 15. Rachel Johnson and Shelby Fayak notched 13 and 11, respectively. The Rams hit 47.6 percent of their shots, including a 17-of-30 effort in the opening stanza.

WV State 82, Bluefield State 72

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – WV State overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Bluefield State 83-72 in WVIAC action.

Jasmine Blanton posted 25 points for the Yellow Jackets in the win. Sissy Wagner accounted for 13 points while Asia Greenleaf totaled 11. Kashauna Cook recorded seven points and seven assists. WVSU sank 26 charity tosses in the game.

In the loss, Tasia Nolan amassed 18 points and 13 rebounds for BSC. Charlene Diggs hit for 16 points while Kelli Morgan totaled 11 points and 11 rebounds. Nolan also swatted away a game-high six shots. The Lady Blues made 18 free throws.

Davis & Elkins 75, Seton Hill 57

GREENSBURG, Pa. – Davis & Elkins’ smothering defense in the first half allowed the Senators to record a 75-57 road win at Seton Hill.

Page Turner guided the victors with a game-high 19 points. She narrowly missed a triple-double with eight assists and seven rebounds. Jorden Lykes hit for double figures, scoring 14. Amy Turner added nine points and seven rebounds.

In the loss, Katie Gattuso totaled a team-best nine points. Anne Marie Olesky and Shannon Powell each had seven points. Tiara Stossel accounted for five points and five assists for the Griffins.

Alderson-Broaddus, Charleston, Davis & Elkins, Ohio Valley, Shepherd and WV State all registered WVIAC victories Monday.

Charleston 67, Glenville State 61

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Charleston fought off a tough Glenville State squad en route to a 67-61 home win.

Brandon Ross led a balanced attack for the Golden Eagles with 12 points. Marco Richardson had 11 points to go along with 18 rebounds and five assists. Noah Fischer came off the bench to hit for 11 while Evan Faulkner added 10. UC grabbed 18 offensive rebounds in the game.

Jamel Morris scored a game-high 23 points in the loss. Kevin Gray added 13 while Andy Dollman connected for 11. Chris Abney tallied eight points and six rebounds for GSC. The Pioneers hit 15-of-17 from the charity stripe.  

Shepherd 70, WV Wesleyan 65

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. – Shepherd hit 50 percent of its shots in the second half and held off WV Wesleyan, 70-65.

Sidney McCray paced the Rams with a game-high 26 points while chipping in seven rebounds. Chad Moore totaled 15 points and five assists as well as pulling down eight rebounds. Brantley Osborne added 11 in the win.

The Bobcats were led by Raymont McElroy and Kelsey Williams, who each accounted for 21 points. Williams narrowly missed a double-double with nine rebounds while McElroy dished out a team-high five assists. Reggie Chambers added four assists and four steals.

WV State 93, Bluefield State 75

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – WV State came out of the gates hitting over 54 percent of its shots in the first half en route to a 93-75 win over Bluefield State.

Corey Bethea amassed 21 points and six steals in the victory for the Yellow Jackets. David Ford added 17 while Qua’Darius Fewell had 13. Dustin Jones hit for 11 points. Robbie Lewis just missed a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds.

Chase Morgan scored 21 points in the loss for the Big Blues. Vincent Rogers accounted for 16 points while Roy Cooper and Johnny Uhegwu each totaled 10. Uhegwu also dished out a game-high seven assists.

Davis & Elkins 92, Seton Hill 81

GREENSBURG, Pa. – Davis & Elkins recorded a 92-81 road win over Seton Hill Monday evening.

Malik Tinsley scored a team-high 22 points in the victory. Ian Pinckney accounted for 19 to go along with eight rebounds. Mile Ivanic and Andy Morris each scored 15. PJ Turner narrowly missed a triple double with eight points, nine rebounds and 11 assists. He also had four steals in the win.

The Griffins were led by Matt Miller’s 29 points and six rebounds. Chris Giles totaled 27 points and had five rebounds in addition to three assists. SHU made 17-of-19 shots from the charity stripe in the game.

Alderson-Broaddus 73, Pitt-Johnstown 69

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Alderson-Broaddus outscored Pitt-Johnstown by 12 in the second half en route to a 73-69 victory.

Kurklin Bohanon drilled the nets for 30 points and had a team-high nine rebounds for the Battlers. Roy Brown added 15 points while Adam Kline came off the bench for eight points and eight rebounds. Nate Barnes distributed seven assists.

Nick Novak had 22 points for UPJ in the loss. He also dished out six assists. Ian Vescovi scored 14 while Bill Luther chipped in 13. Patrick Grubbs had 10 points. The Mountain Cats connected on 18-of-30 in the opening half and shot 47.3 percent for the game.

Ohio Valley 88, Concord 84

VIENNA, W. Va. – Ohio Valley shot 49.2 percent for the game and held off a furious rally by Concord, winning 88-84.

Kendall Allison poured in 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the victory for the Fighting Scots. Rodney Everage had a double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds. Austin Cunningham recorded 14 points and 12 assists while Jordan Brooks narrowly missed a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds.

Javaughn Acree-Manuel led the charge for the Mountain Lions, scoring a team-best 25. Mike Boyd and Corey Neeley each contributed 11 points. Boyd and Manuel each dished out five assists. CU sank 21-of-38 (55.3 percent) shots in the second half while hitting seven three-point shots in the final 20 minutes.

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