WVIAC Tuesday Basketball Recaps

West Liberty 106, Seton Hill 76

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. – West Liberty broke open an eight-point game at halftime with a 53-point second half en route to a 106-76 win over Seton Hill.

Shawn Dyer came off the bench to net a game-high 28 points on 11-of-15 shooting in just 24 minutes of action. Cedric Harris added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists while Alex Falk contributed 14 points and six boards. Tim Hausfeld added 12 points and Keene Cockburn dropped in 10 for WLU. The Hilltoppers connected on 31-of-35 charity shots.

In the loss, Chris Giles sank seven buckets and seven free throws for a 21-point performance. He also added five rebounds. Andrew Cressler notched 18 points while Matt Miller chipped in 13. The Griffins connected on 21-of-26 free throws.

Concord 95, Davis & Elkins 68

ATHENS, W. Va. – Concord raced out to a 20-point lead at intermission and posted a 95-68 victory over Davis & Elkins.

Javaughn Acree-Manuel dropped in a game-high 24 points for the Mountain Lions in the win. Cory Willard added 17, 15 of which came from behind the three-point line. Romel Kemp added 16 while Jordan Davis had 10.

PJ Turner guided the Senators with a team-best 11 points. D’Quan Lynch and Andy Morris each accounted for nine while Ian Pinckney totaled seven points and six rebounds. D&E tallied 19 made free throws in the game.

WV Wesleyan 76, Bluefield State 42

BLUEFIELD, W. Va. – WV Wesleyan had a huge second half en route to a 76-42 win at Bluefield State Tuesday.

In the win, Raymont McElroy totaled 23 points and eight rebounds. Kelsey Williams added 19 points and 11 boards. Travis Johnson and Mike Washington each contributed eight points while the team sank 30-of-60 shots from the floor. The Bobcats registered 14 assists, seven of which came from Reggie Chambers.

The Big Blues were guided by Chase Morgan’s 13 points and five assists. Alex Webb contributed 13 points and seven boards. Vincent Rogers added 11 points. BSC hit six shots from three-point land in the game.  

Alderson-Broaddus 88, Glenville State 69

GLENVILLE, W. Va. – Alderson-Broaddus scorched the nets for 56.7 percent in the first half and downed Glenville State 88-69.

The Battlers were paced by Kurklin Bohanon’s 25 points and eight rebounds. Nate Barnes dropped in 21, had seven assists and six boards. O’Dell Eargle narrowly missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds in 16 minutes while Casey Ainslie chipped in 11 markers. For the game, A-B hit 50.7 percent of the attempts from the floor, including a 12-of-21 effort from three-point land.

Marcus Ashton led the Pioneers with a team-high 20 points in 28 minutes of action. Nate Cash tallied 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds while Kevin Gray notched 12. GSC hit 19 free throws in the game and registered eight steals.

WV State 60, Charleston 59

CHARLESTON, W. Va.  WV State posted a 60-59 win at the University of Charleston Tuesday evening in WVIAC action.

The Golden Eagles pulled within one with 1:05 to play but neither team could score in the final 65 seconds. After a WVSU turnover, UC missed two three-point attempts in the final 11 seconds, allowing the Yellow Jackets to come away with the win.

Corey Bethea led the victors with 14 points while Delrico Lane added 13 points, six rebounds and four assists. Dustin Jones totaled nine points while Howard Douglas, III, had eight rebounds.

The Golden Eagles were paced by 19 points and eight rebounds from PJ Reyes. Evan Faulkner contributed 11 points while Eladio Espinosa and Noah Fischer had nine and eight, respectively.   

Wheeling Jesuit 97, Washington Adventist 82

WHEELING, W. Va. – Wheeling Jesuit hit 63.2 percent for the contest en route to a 97-82 win over visiting Washington Adventist.

Steve Catich scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Cardinals to victory. Obi Ukwuoma totaled 21 points and 10 rebounds while Marquis Moore netted 13. Recardo Gaddy added 10 while Ben Siefert dished out a game-high 12 assists. WJU hit 36-of-57 from the floor, eight of which connected from downtown.  

On Tuesday, six games involved WVIAC teams. Five of the games were in-league contests while one was a non-conference affair.

Concord 66, Davis & Elkins 62

ATHENS, W. Va. – Concord overcame a three-point deficit at halftime to register a 66-62 win over Davis & Elkins.

Jolysa Brown led the way with 26 points and nine boards in the win. Andrea Bertrand added 18 to go along with seven boards. She also contributed three steals. CU made 17-of-21 charity tosses in the victory.

Page Turner netted 20 points for the Senators. Victoria Lyles added 14 and six rebounds while Jorden Lykes had 11 and six boards. Amy Turner shared team-high honors with six rebounds. D&E drained eight three-point shots in the game.  

Seton Hill 76, West Liberty 74 (OT)

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. – Seton Hill posted a 76-74 overtime victory at West Liberty in overtime with a buzzer beater.

Paige Alviani broke a 74-all tie as time expired with the winning bucket for the Griffins. Alviani amassed 15 points in the win while Tiara Stossel totaled 14. Clare Berenato had a game-high 25 points to go along with 11 rebounds for a double-double effort.

Hillary Southworth notched a team-high 21 points in the loss for the Hilltoppers. Emily Blevins and Chelsea Bradley each accounted for 17. Blevins snared a team-high eight rebounds. Kayla Ayers chipped in 12 points and eight boards while Erica Hershberger dished out five assists.

WV Wesleyan 78, Bluefield State 73

BLUEFIELD, W. Va. – WV Wesleyan posted a 78-73 WVIAC win over Bluefield State Tuesday evening.

Lydia Bridenbaugh poured in a game-high 30 points to go along with 10 rebounds in 40 minutes of action. Jamie Kaufman garnered 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Bobcats. She also dished out five assists. WVWC hit 48.1 percent of its shots in the game.

Charlene Diggs totaled 28 points for the Lady Blues in just 29 minutes of action. Dragana Tomic added 11 points while Tasia Nolan chipped in 10. LaWanna Gravely totaled nine rebounds, a team-high, in the loss.  

Charleston 102, WV State 79

CHARLESTON, W. Va.   The University of Charleston raced out to a 19-point halftime advantage and never looked back in the 102-79 win over Kanawha County rival WV State.

Lauren Davis erupted for 20 points to lead five Golden Eagles in double figures. Erika Rousculp amassed 18 points and 11 rebounds while Chrissy Keir totaled 13 points and five assists. Nichole Perry added 12 markers on six-of-seven shooting and Tiffany Scott chipped in 11. UC connected on 37-of-59 shots from the floor.

Jordan Brock led the visitors with a game-high 23 points. Jasmine Blanton totaled 18 points while Asia Greenleaf registered 12. Sissy Wagner hit for double figures with 10. The Yellow Jackets sank 16 free throws and combined to dish out 16 assists.

Glenville State  108, Alderson-Broaddus 50

GLENVILLE, W. Va. –Glenville State posted a 108-50 victory over visiting Alderson-Broaddus Tuesday evening.

Five GSC student-athletes scored in double figures in the win. Mishae Miles tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds while Kenyell Goodson also had 18 points. Ginny Petties put in 13 points while Madison Martin and Tenisha Wilson each hit for 12. Wilson also recorded eight boards, six steals and four assists. Danielle Woodmore had seven assists and Aesha Peters garnered 10 rebounds. The Pioneers drained 19 three-point shots.

The Battlers were guided by Amanda Peoples’ eight points and seven rebounds. Ciara Riggleman added six points while Peoples had a team-high two steals. A-B corralled 15 offensive rebounds and totaled 50 for the game.

Wheeling Jesuit 55, Salem International 49

SALEM, W. Va. – Wheeling Jesuit hit over 85 percent of its free throws, helping the squad down Salem International 55-49.

The Cardinals built a six-point lead at halftime and maintained the advantage to hold on for the win. Cassy Sanderson guided the victors with 18 points while Erica Schultz garnered 12 points and 11 rebounds. Lucy DeFruscio had 12 points while Emily Robinson dished out seven of the team’s 12 assists. WJU drilled seven three-point shots.


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