Preps: River View boys and girls both win at Montcalm

Jan. 10—MONTCALM — Ethan Justice fired up 19 points to lead the River View boys basketball team to a 63-48 win at Montcalm on Tuesday afternoon.

Jackson Danielson and Ashton Hunt added 12 points apiece for the Raiders (6-1) while Gabe Lester scored 11 points.

Tristen Cline scored 15 points to pace the Generals. Justin Price points and Justin Palitto each contributed nine.

River View plays Tazewell at home tonight while Mount View comes to Bradshaw for the Battle of the Views on Friday.

Montcalm travels to Mount View next Tuesday.

In Tuesday night's girls nightcap at Montcalm, Kaci Hatfield scored 20 points to lead the Lady Raiders to a 61-51 win over the Lady Generals.

Abigail Pruitt and Chasity Kennedy scored 15 points apiece for River View (9-4), which is ranked No. 8 in the most recent AP West Virginia Class A girls basketball poll.

Brooke Fuller pulled down 10 rebounds for the Lady Raiders.

Late Boys Game

MCA 66

Victory Baptist 56

PRINCETON — MJ Patton scored 27 points and pulled down seven rebounds while doling out three assists and Mercer Christian Academy moved a step closer to the break-even point in a 66-56 win over visiting Victory Baptist.

Eli Patton scored 15 points, while Kyle Carpenter scored 10 points while collecting 12 rebounds and blocking four shots.

Chance Watkins scored eight.

Landon Cormican scored 19 points for Victory Baptist. Isaac Conoway scored 13 points while Ethan Hunt contributed 11 points for the visitors.

Late Girls Games

PikeView 26

Robert C. Byrd 25

LOGAN — Haley Justice scored eight points to pace the Lady Panthers in a win over Robert C. Byrd in the Wilcat Classic.

Riley Meadows scored seven points while Brooke Craft collected nine rebounds.

Bluefield 50,

Mount View, 31

WELCH — Cara Brown scored 15 points to pace the Lady Beavers in a lopsided victory over the homestanding Lady Golden Knights on Monday.

Ny'Asia Hanely added 10 points for Bluefield. Desiray Jackson added seven points and Laken Harvey scored eight.

Ashanti Bonds scored 11 points to lead the Mount View. Ry Hood scored 10.

Mercer Christian 59, Victory Baptist 31

PRINCETON — Kayley Trump scored 19 points to lead the Lady Cavaliers past visiiting Victory Baptist on Monday.

Karis Trump scored 13 points while Ella Botts scored 12 for Mercer Christian Academy.

Grace Ward and Kaydan Mooney each scored 10 for Victory.