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Prep basketball roundup: Wyoming East girls hold off Summers

Feb. 2—Girls

Wyoming East 43,

Summers County 38

It was much closer than their previous meeting, but Wyoming East was able to get out of Hinton with a victory.

The Class AA No. 1 Warriors got 18 points from Cadee Blackburn and survived a challenge from No. 2 Summers County to win 43-38 Friday night.

Wyoming East (14-2) outscored the Bobcats 17-8 in the second quarter after Summers had jumped out to an 11-6 lead in the first.

Summers never let the Warriors get any distance but couldn't get over the hump.

Grace Harvey led the Bobcats with 14 points and Cheyenne Smith had 10.

Maddie Clark added 10 for the Warriors.

Wyoming East defeated Summers 65-34 on Jan. 11 to sweep the season series from its sectional rival.

The Warriors will visit Bluefield Tuesday at 7 p.m. Summers (13-5) will host Greenbrier West Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Independence 54,

Shady Spring 36

Harmony Mills scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Class AAA co-No. 10 Independence to a 54-38 win over Shady Spring.

Lacey Goodson was close behind with 18 points and 10 boards for the Patriots. Kamryn Wooten also had 10 rebounds.

Austyn Barnes scored eight points and Kendall Lilly had seven for the Tigers.

Independence travels to Man tonight at 7 p.m. Shady Spring travels to PikeView Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Boys

James Monroe 45,

Greater Beckley Christian 31

Class A No. 2 James Monroe had a five-point lead by halftime, and pulled away in the second half for a 45-31 win over No. 9 Greater Beckley Christian.

Ryan Cole scored 14 points and Brady Baker had 13 to lead the Mavericks.

Keegan Davidson and Isaiah Kincaid each scored eight points apiece for the Crusaders.

James Monroe travels to Meadow Bridge Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. Greater Beckley Christian travels to Midland Trail Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Webster County 55,

Greenbrier West 37

Class A No. 4 Webster County jumped out to a 13-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and rolled to a 55-37 win over Greenbrier West on Friday.

Rayden Tripplett lead all scorers with 16 points and Logan Leichliter had 12 for Webster County.

Brayden McClung had 11 points for Greenbrier West.

Webster County (14-1) hosts Braxton County Monday at 7:30 p.m. Greenbrier West (6-6) will take on Ravenswood in the Par-Mar Stores Shootout Monday at 11 a.m.