Falcons hold off late Pirate charge to win 48-45

Bret Bevens, PDT Sports Writer

January 8, 2013

PDT Sports Report


Dylan Miller’s 3-point attempt to send Tuesday’s Minford-Wheelersburg game into overtime missed and the visiting Falcons escaped Tuesday night with a 48-45 SOC II win.


Minford raced out to an 11-0 lead to start the game. Jared McCray led all scorers with 24 points in the win. Miller led the Pirates with 12 while Clay Massie and Derek Moore each had 10.


In Friday’s conference action, Minford hosts West and Wheelersburg travels to Oak Hill.


Minford 15 9 10 14 — 48


Wheelersburg 6 9 10 20 — 45


Minford — McCray 10-4-24, McBee 2-3-7, Howard 0-2-2, Stapleton 1-2-5, Berry 1-0-2, Gullion 3-0-8, Totals 17-11-48.


Wheelersburg — E. Miller 0-1-1, Cowgill 2-3-7, Massie 4-0-10, Spradlin 2-0-5, D. Miller 3-4-12, Moore 4-2-10, Totals 15-10-45.


3-Point Goals — Minford 3 (Gullion 2, Stapleton); Wheelersburg 5 (Massie 2, D. Miller 2, Spradlin).


Records — Minford 8-2 (3-2); Wheelersburg 5-5 (2-3).


West 66, Northwest 41

Zach Frye and Zach Bolton each finished with 12 points Tuesday night as host West defeated Northwest 66-41.

The Senators had nine players crack the scoring column in all as Frye and Austin Bricker finished with seven rebounds apiece. A 14-point performance by Drew Scarberry and nine from Marcus Potter led the Mohawks.

West travels Friday to Minford and Northwest welcomes Waverly.

Northwest 6 14 10 11 — 41

West 17 21 10 18 — 66

Northwest — LaJoye 2-2-7, Potter 3-2-9, Adkins 1-0-2, Slack 4-0-8, Miller 0-2-2, Scarberry 4-6-14, Totals 14-11-41.

West — Davis 3-0-6, Irwin 1-1-3, Frye 5-2-12, Bricker 2-3-7, Martin 1-0-3, Z. Bolton 3-4-12, Hafer 4-0-8, J. Bolton 3-0-7, Travis 3-1-8, Totals 25-11-66.

3-Point Goals — Northwest 2 (LaJoye, Potter); West 5 (Z. Bolton 2, Martin, J. Bolton, Travis).

Records — Northwest 1-8 (0-5); West 6-4 (2-3).

Waverly 55, South Webster 43

A 27-point night from Phillip Hart helped host Waverly pick up its second-straight SOC II win and second in three games as the Tigers upended South Webster 55-43.

Levi Cook led the Jeeps with 18 and Lance Swords added 11. Waverly goes Friday to Northwest and Saturday to Chesapeake to face the hosts in the Beasts of the Southeast Tournament. South Webster hosts Valley Friday before also traveling Saturday to Chesapeake.

South Webster 6 11 14 12 — 43

Waverly 8 16 22 9 — 55

South Webster — Swords 5-1-11, D. Fuller 1-0-2, Cook 6-5-18, Dyer 3-2-8, Salisbury 0-2-2, Goddard 1-0-2, Totals 16-10-43.

Waverly — White 3-0-7, Rinehart 4-1-9, Heffner 1-0-2, Hart 8-7-27, Heibel 1-2-5, Gilbert 1-0-2, Henderson 1-0-3, Totals 19-10-55.

3-Point Goals — South Webster 1 (Cook); Waverly 7 (Hart 4, White, Heibel, Henderson).

Records — South Webster 7-3 (3-2); Waverly 4-7 (2-3).

The following boys results were reported from various media outlets. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.

Oak Hill 65, Valley 48

Girls Basketball

Piketon 45, Chillicothe Huntington 37

Host Piketon wrapped up the first round of SVC play Tuesday the way the Redstreaks started conference play. with a 45-37 win over Huntington.

Ashlee Lawhorn paced Piketon with a game-high 20 points while Kalen Jenkins grabbed 14 rebounds and was two points away from a double-double. The Redstreaks return to the floor a week from Tuesday to start the second half of the conference schedule at Westfall. Piketon will look to sweep the regular season series.

Chillicothe Huntington 4 7 11 13 — 37

Piketon 8 17 4 16 — 45

Huntington — Cox 2-0-4, Kellough 3-0-6, Depugh 0-1-1, Irvin 4-1-9, Sams 6-4-17, Totals 15-6-37.

Piketon — Reuter 1-3-5, Lawhorn 7-4-20, Pelphrey 1-2-4, Carver 1-0-2, Jenkins 3-2-8, Legg 1-0-2, Pack 1-2-4, Totals 15-13-45.

3-Point Goals — Huntington 1 (Sams); Piketon 2 (Lawhorn 2).

Records — Huntington 2-10 (1-6); Piketon 3-9 (2-5).

NEWS AND NOTES: The Daily Times incorrectly reported the high scorer for South Webster in Monday’s 60-53 loss at Northwest. Haley Stanley led the Jeeps with 16 points…Monday’s West-Oak Hill final was incorrectly reported as a 46-36 win for the Oaks. The final was 47-36 in favor of Oak Hill…The Daily Times learned Tuesday that Jan. 26 will be the makeup date for the New Boston Girls Holiday Tournament. New Boston will play Rock Hill in the consolation game while Minford and Ashland (Ky.) Rose Hill Christian will meet for the championship.

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