WVIAC Monday Men’s Basketball Recaps

Wheeling Jesuit 105, Pitt-Johnstown 80

WHEELING, W. Va. – Wheeling Jesuit scorched the nets for 64.9 percent in the first half and posted to a 105-80 victory over Pitt-Johnstown.

Recardo Gaddy poured in a game-high 19 points in just 24 minutes of action for the victors. Steve Catich tallied 18 points while Joe Prati scored 16 off the bench. Marquis Moore totaled 12 points and 11 boards. He also registered four steals. For the game, the Cardinals sank 54.9 percent of their shots.

The Mountain Cats were led by Jordan Miller’s 17 points. Nick Novak added 16 points while Patrick Grubbs tallied 15 points and a team-high seven rebounds. Bill Luther chipped in 10 markers. Paul Weatherly amassed eight points and seven assists. UPJ drilled 50.8 percent of its attempts in the loss.

West Liberty 134, Ohio Valley 81

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. – West Liberty put up 74 points in the first half en route to a 134-81 win over Ohio Valley.

Alex Falk registered a game-high 29 points in 23 minutes of action. He also dished out seven assists and had four steals. Cedric Harris chipped in 22 points while Keene Cockburn had 19. CJ Hester amassed 15 points and 13 boards while Jeff Yunetz garnered 10. The Hilltoppers connected on 57.8 percent of their shots in the win and sank 14 three-point buckets.

Kendall Allison posted a double-double with 29 points and 14 rebounds. He also swatted five shots to go along with two steals. Steve White Jr., tacked on 16 points for the Fighting Scots. Mustafa Helal had nine points while Jordan Brooks and Trey Vaughn each chipped in eight. Brooks also dished out a team-high four assists.

WV State 87, Fairmont State 82

FAIRMONT, W. Va. – WV State recorded an 87-82 win at Fairmont State Monday evening.

Dustin Jones scored a team-high 19 points for the victors. David Ford accounted for 14 points and seven boards while Corey Bethea totaled 13 points and seven rebounds. Qua’Darius Fewell and Robbie Lewis each chipped in 12 points. Delrico Lane had an outstanding all-around game with 10 points, nine assists, eight boards and three steals. The Yellow Jackets also sank 54.5 percent of their shots from the floor.

Isaac Thornton scored a game-high 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting. He also notched five assists and five steals. Steve Custis tallied 17 points, six rebounds and five assists. Mike Hurd registered 17 points while Chris Thompson garnered 16 points and eight boards.

Concord 82, Alderson-Broaddus 73

PHILIPPI, W. Va. – Concord overcame a five-point deficit at halftime and notched an 82-73 road win at Alderson-Broaddus.

Javaughn Acree-Manuel came off the bench to net a game-high 26 points in the victory. He was a solid 12-of-13 from the charity stripe. Burnell Granderson and Corey Neeley each added 19 points in the win. Mike Boyd chipped in seven. In the second half, the Mountain Lions sank 54.5 percent of their shots. CU drilled 34-of-44 from the foul line in the game.

Kurklin Bohanon registered 24 points and seven rebounds in the loss for the Battlers. He also chipped in four steals, a team high. O’Dell Eargle garnered 20 points and eight rebounds to go along with four blocks.

Shepherd 74, Seton Hill 53

SHEPHERDSOTWN, W. Va. – Shepherd drained 53.6 percent of its shots in a 74-53 win over visiting Seton Hill.

Brantley Osborne totaled a game-high 20 points for the Rams in the win. Chad Moore and Sidney McCray each hit for 14 points. Moore also snared seven boards. Marcus Pilgrim hit for eight markers while Kirk Hairston chipped in six. SU connected on 20-of-33 shots in the second half (60.6 percent).

Matt Miller guided the Griffins with a team-best 19 points. Chris Giles added 13 while Oliver Lewinson had 11 points and eight boards. SHU netted 51.4 percent of its attempts for the game. The squad also made 12-of-16 from the free throw line.

Davis & Elkins 78, Queens 77

ELKINS, W. Va. – Davis & Elkins posted a 78-77 win over Queens in non-conference action Monday evening.

Malik Tinsley tallied a game-high 18 points in the victory. Ian Pinckney totaled 14 off the bench to go along with five assists. PJ Turner recorded 13 points and nine assists while D’Quan Lynch posted 13 points, nine boards and seven assists. Paolo Ivis accounted for 11 points. The Senators netted 52.7 percent of their shots in the win.


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