|Hawks hold off Bulldogs
MILL CREEK -- Despite a hostile environment and some key players in foul trouble, South Harrison pulled out a 40-39 victory at Tygarts Valley in girls high school basketball
Jennalea Rose scored a team-high 15 points to pace the Hawks (11-2), while Staci Skinner chipped in with a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds.
n BRAXTON COUNTY 56, Wirt County 37: Class AA No. 3 Braxton (11-1) rebounded from its first loss of the season with a win over Wirt (5-9).
Michelle Facemire led the Eagles with a game-high 28 points, while Elizabeth Carson added 10 points.
n VALLEY WETZEL 53, Clay-Battelle 46: Megan Ueltschy scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Class A No. 9 Valley Wetzel overcame an eight-point, first-quarter deficit to defeat Clay-Battelle.
Jennifer Huggins followed with nine points and four steals, while Heather Brown scored 13 points and handed out nine assists.
Laura Yost and Jessica Herrington led the Cee-Bees (4-7) with 14 and 11 points, respectively.
n SALEM INTERNATIONAL 73, West Liberty 70: Jon Wilburn scored 20 points as Salem International beat West Liberty to win its fourth straight game.
Rodney Willis added 13 points for Salem (8-8, 6-1 West Virginia Conference).
n ALDERSON-BROADDUS 83, Bluefield St. 57: Josh Allen led five Alderson-Broaddus players in double figures with 16 points as the first-place Battlers beat Bluefield State.
Jarred Novotny added 15 points for A-B (12-2, 6-0).
n FAIRMONT ST. 77, Ohio Valley 57: Rickey Johnson had 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead Fairmont State to a win over Ohio Valley.
n CONCORD 108, Glenville St. 102: Lewis Muse, who leads the conference in scoring average, had 36 points and led five players in double figures as Concord defeated Glenville State.
n WEST VIRGINIA ST. 110, W.Va. Wesleyan 80: Jason Beller scored 28 points, and Mike Taylor added 21 in West Virginia State's win over West Virginia Wesleyan.
n FAIRMONT STATE 65, Ohio Valley 29: Fairmont (11-3, 4-2 WVC) jumped to a 36-15 first-half lead and never looked back against OVC (2-12, 1-5).
Kristen Gattuso led Fairmont with 21 points, while Erin Fantroy (13), Autumn Anderson (12) and Sidney Thomas (11) each had double figures.
n GLENVILLE STATE 82, Concord 73: No. 9 Glenville (13-2, 6-0) kept its WVC record unblemished behind 22 points from Carrie Tripplett and 19 points each from Tracy Wyatt and Rachel Redick.
Katie Wimer added 13 points for Glenville.
n WEST LIBERTY 78, Salem International 49: West Liberty (10-2, 5-1) held SIU (3-12, 2-5) to 28 percent shooting.
Kristen Self led SIU with 18 points, while Ashlee Hammersley and Erica Henderson had 12 and 10 points, respectively.
n BLUEFIELD STATE 61, Alderson-Broaddus 59: Bluefield (4-11, 1-5) outscored A-B (1-11, 1-5), 35-24, the second half.
A-B was led by Danielle Harpold and Mallory Grogg with 12 points each.