WVIAC Thursday Basketball Recaps

Glenville State 97, Bluefield State 71

BLUEFIELD, W. Va.– Glenville State limited Bluefield State to 29 second-half points and registered a 97-71 victory Thursday.

Jamel Morris garnered a game-high 24 points while Kevin Gray added 22. Andy Dollman hit for 15 while Nate Cash amassed 10 points and eight boards. Chris Abney tallied nine points and 12 rebounds while Mark Walker had nine points and 10 rebounds in the victory. GSC hit 25 free throws.

In the loss, BSC was guided by Chase Morgan’s 15 points and six rebounds. Johnny Uhegwu totaled 13 points and six assists while Alex Webb chipped in 12.

Pitt-Johnstown 72, Davis & Elkins 69

ELKINS, W. Va. – Pitt-Johnstown hit 53.8 percent of its shots in the second half and came from behind in the 72-69 win at Davis & Elkins.

The Mountain Cats were guided by Jordan Miller’s 20 points. Nick Novak totaled 14 while Paul Weatherly notched 13 to go along with a team-high seven rebounds. Patrick Grubbs added 12 points and six boards for UPJ.

The Senators were led by PJ Turner’s 18 points and eight assists. Ian Pinckney and Malik Tinsley each chipped in 11 while D’Quan Lynch had 10 points and seven rebounds. Mile Ivanic grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.

Wheeling Jesuit 77, Charleston 73

WHEELING, W. Va. – Wheeling Jesuit overcame a halftime deficit and notched a 77-73 victory over Charleston Thursday.

In the victory, Steve Catich poured in 27 points while Recardo Gaddy added 24. Marquis Moore totaled nine points and five assists. The Cardinals drained 11 three-point shots and dished out 21 assists on 29 buckets.

PJ Reyes guided the visitors with 17 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Evan Faulkner scored 15 while Xavier Humphrey and Brandon Ross each accounted for nine markers. The Golden Eagles sank 81.8 percent of their free throws.

WV Wesleyan 76, Seton Hill 56

BUCKHANNON, W. Va. – WV Wesleyan protected its home court with a 76-56 victory over visiting Seton Hill.

Kelsey Williams scored a game-high 21 points while pulling down 14 rebounds in the victory. Reggie Chambers accounted for 18 while Travis Johnson had 11 off the bench in the win. The Bobcats connected on 53.6 percent of their shots in the game.

Matt Miller guided the Griffins with a team-best 17 points and six boards. Oliver McGlade scored 10 points off the bench while Andrew Cressler and Chris Giles each added eight. Miller dished out a team-high four assists.

Alderson-Broaddus 83, Shepherd 66

PHILIPPI, W. Va. – Alderson-Broaddus erupted for 51 second-half points en route to an 83-66 home win over Shepherd.

The Battlers canned 17-of-29 shots in the final stanza. Kurklin Bohanon drained a game-high 32 points while Nate Barnes totaled 14. Roy Brown had 12 points and seven rebounds. Kason Frierson amassed nine points and seven boards for A-B, which shot 49.2 percent in the game.

The Rams were led by Chad Moore’s 18 points and 10 rebounds, both of which were team highs. Brantley Osborne posted 15 points while Sidney McCray accounted for 13 points and eight boards. The Rams sank 24 charity tosses.

No. 4 West Liberty 101, Fairmont State 91

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. – West Liberty connected on 50.7 percent of its shots and recorded a 101-91 victory over Fairmont State.

The Hilltoppers, No. 4 in the latest NABC poll, were paced by Chris Morrow’s 24 points and nine rebounds. He also swatted a game-high four blocks. Tim Hausfeld helped with 23 points while Alex Falk sank 18. Cedric Harris totaled a double-double with 14 points and 11 assists while CJ Hester hit for 10 points. WLU canned 21 free throws and pulled down 19 offensive boards.

FSU’s Isaac Thornton scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss. Steve Custis had 22 points while Chris Thompson added 17. Melvin Rhodes hit for 13 and Erv McFadden totaled 10. The Falcons drained 34-of-66 shots (51.5 percent) for the contest. The team also had 14 steals.

Concord 74, WV State 73

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Concord scored the last three points in the game to register a 74-73 victory at WV State.

Trailing by two, Javaughn-Acree Manuel tied the game with 2:45 to play off two free throws. Damien Tunstalle hit a three with 1:53 to go, but WVSU’s David Ford had a tip-in with 30 seconds to play to pull within one. However, neither team would score again.

Tunstalle guided the victors with 15 points on five-of-six shooting. Romel Kemp netted 13 and eight rebounds. Kemp also swatted eight shots by the home team. Acree-Manuel added 12 points for the Mountain Lions.

For the Yellow Jackets, Corey Bethea totaled 27 points while Ford added 15 and seven rebounds. Howard Douglas, III, notched 12 points in the loss. Delrico Lane amassed 11 rebounds and nine assists for WVSU.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

On Thursday, Charleston, Concord, Davis & Elkins, Fairmont State, Glenville State, Seton Hill and Shepherd all posted WVIAC victories.  

Glenville State 111, Bluefield State 90

BLUEFIELD, W. Va. – Glenville State erupted for 62 points in the first half and recorded a 111-90 victory at Bluefield State.

GSC placed six players in double figures, including Tenisha Wilson’s game-high 20 points to go along with her seven rebounds. Beth Deren had 19 points while Ginny Petties tallied 15. Danielle Woodmore garnered 13 points and nine assists while Mishae Miles chipped in 12. The Pioneers hit 10 three-point shots and 23 free throws in the win.

The Lady Blues were paced by Dragana Tomic’s team-high 18 points. Charlene Diggs had 17 points, seven assists and six rebounds while Tiffany Moorer had 16 points and eight boards. BSC accounted for 42.5 percent shooting from the field.

Shepherd 59, Alderson-Broaddus 55

PHILIPPI, W. Va. – Shepherd overcame a five-point halftime deficit en route to a 59-55 road win at Alderson-Broaddus.

Emily Daniel paced the Rams with 17 points on a near-perfect eight-of-nine shooting from the floor. She also sank a free throw. Rachel Johnson added nine off the bench while Jimsye Boyd and Katie Briggs each tallied eight. SU hit 51 percent of its shots in the contest.

In the loss, Amanda Peoples netted 17 points to lead the Battlers. Zipporah Tidwell chipped in 11 to go along with a team-high eight rebounds. A-B drained nine three-point shots in the contest and hit 80 percent of its charity tosses.

Charleston 63, Wheeling Jesuit 55

WHEELING, W. Va. – Charleston registered a 63-55 road win over Wheeling Jesuit Thursday evening in WVIAC action.

Erika Rousculp posted a double-double with 22 points and 17 rebounds in the victory. Chrissy Keir registered 10 points, five rebounds and three assists while Lauren Davis connected on eight markers. UC shot 40.6 percent from the floor in the game.

In the loss, Cassy Sanderson netted a game-high 25 points. Erica Schultz amassed 10 points and 14 rebounds in the contest. Taneka Lewis was held scoreless but pulled down seven rebounds. Emily Robinson accounted for seven points and five assists.

Fairmont State 72, West Liberty 62

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. – Fairmont State shot 60 percent in the second half to come from behind and win 72-62 at West Liberty.

Kaitlin Snyder poured in a game-high 33 points and swiped seven passes to go along with a game-best four assists in 39 minutes of action. She and Hailey Garrett tied for team-high honors with nine rebounds. Garrett netted 13 points in the game. FSU hit 15-of-25 in the final 20 minutes of action.

In the loss, Hillary Southworth totaled 20 points while Briana Kamarec tallied 17 off the bench. Emily Blevins narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and 12 rebounds. The Hilltoppers drained 10 three-point shots in the game, five in each half.

Seton Hill 69, WV Wesleyan 68

BUCKHANNON, W. Va. – Seton Hill drained nine three-point shots and held on for a 69-68 road win at WV Wesleyan.

The Griffins were paced by Paige Alviani’s 16 points. Katie Gattuso added 14 while Megan Mignogna posted 12 off the bench. Tiara Stossel chipped in 11. SHU hit 14-of-17 foul shots in the game. The squad also had 14 assists, six of which came from Clare Berenato.

Jamie Kaufman recorded a game-high 24 points to go along with seven rebounds. Lydia Bridenbaugh had 20 points and seven boards. Daria Abros’kina accounted for nine points, six rebounds and five assists.

Davis & Elkins 75, Pitt-Johnstown 63

ELKINS, W. Va. – Davis & Elkins came out with a strong first half en route to a 75-63 home win over Pitt-Johnstown.

Page Turner guided the victors with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Jorden Lykes amassed 11 points and nine rebounds in just 23 minutes. The Senators made 19-of-23 shots from the foul line in the contest.

Kaitlynn Fratz scored a game-high 21 points in the loss for the Lady Cats. Nicole Carman and Sara Trimarco each had 13. Kayla Loughner pulled down a team-high seven rebounds. UPJ had 11 steals.  

Concord 67, WV State 64

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Concord came from behind late in the contest en route to a 67-64 road win at WV State.

Jolysa Brown posted a game-high 18 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks while helping the Mountain Lions to the victory. She also added five assists. Andrea Bertrand notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 boards.

In the loss, Jasmine Blanton recorded a team-high 16 points to go along with six assists. Jordan Brock added 13 while Asia Greenleaf had 10 points. Sissy Wagner totaled seven points and six assists. The Yellow Jackets grabbed 19 offensive boards in the game.





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