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Prep hoops roundup: Baer leads Meigs past South Point 48-43

February 19, 2019 GMT

The Herald-Dispatch

JACKSON, Ohio — Weston Baer scored 19 points to help No. 8 seed Meigs (12-10) defeat ninth-seeded South Point 48-43 in overtime Monday night in the Ohio Division III, Jackson 1 sectional tournament boys high school basketball semifinals at Jackson High School.

The Marauders, who outscored the Pointers 7-2 in overtime, advance to Friday’s 6 p.m. championship game against top-seeded Wheelersburg (22-0), the third-ranked team in the state, at Jackson.

Austin Webb led South Point (8-14) with 21 points.

SOUTH POINT 7 16 12 6 2 — 43: Gunther 8, Turner 5, Staggs 5, Webb 21, Blackwell 2, Malone 2.

MEIGS 13 19 4 5 7 — 48: Betzing 2, Cleland 6, T. Bartrum 3, Z. Bartrum 6, Baer 19, Lilly 2, Darst 8, Hoover 2.

IRONTON 77, MINFORD 55: The Fighting Tigers (16-7) jumped to a 17-3 lead and rolled to a victory over the Falcons (8-15) in the Ohio Division III, Jackson 4 sectional tournament at Jackson High School. Charlie Large led Ironton with 22 points. Ethan Wilson scored 13 and Jordan Grizzle and Reid Carrico each added 11. Darius Jordan scored 25 for Minford. The Tigers advance to the championship game at 8:30 p.m. Friday vs. Oak Hill at Jackson.

PORTSMOUTH 47, PORTSMOUTH WEST 46: Myquel McKinley scored the winning basket from the lane with less than one second to play as the eighth-seeded Trojans (8-14) defeated the No. 9 seed Senators (6-15) in the Ohio Division III, Waverly 1 sectional tournament semifinals at the Waverly Downtown Arena. The victory avenged a 61-45 defeat on Dec. 22. Portsmouth advances to play top-seeded Adena (17-6) at 6 p.m. Friday at Waverly.

OAK HILL 65, CROOKSVILLE 31: Chase Hammond scored 23 to lead the fourth-seeded Oaks (18-4) to a rout of the 13th-seeded Ceramics (5-16) in an Ohio Division III, Jackson 4 sectional semifinal game at Jackson High School. Oak Hill moves on to Friday’s 8:30 p.m. championship game against Ironton, which defeated Minford 77-55 Monday.

LOGAN 89, MAN 59: Wildcats (19-3) outscored the Hillbillies 24-0 in the third quarter to pull away for a victory. Logan led 40-36 at halftime. Drew Hatfield scored 22, David Early 21, Chuckie Felder 11 and Peter Noe 10. Man (10-12) was paced by Caleb Blevins with 17 points. Zack Cook scored 14 and Austin Ball 10.

MAN 14 22 0 23 — 59: Cook 14, Bleviins 17, M. Spaulding 5, Moody 4, A. Spaulding 3, Toler 4, Ball 10, Elkins 2.

LOGAN 20 20 24 25 — 89: Early 21, Dr. Hatfield 22, Noe 10, Hayner 5, Lambert 4, Felder 11, Cook 3, De. Hatfield 5, Johnson 3, Kirk 2, Hensley 3.

ASHLAND 77, ROSE HILL CHRISTIAN 27: The Tomcats raced to a 26-5 lead as 10 different players scored in the first half of a 64th District semifinal contest.

Girls

RUSSELL 64, GREENUP COUNTY 42: The Red Devils overcame a sluggish start to dispatch the Musketeers in the 63rd District tournament in Vanceburg, Kentucky. Greenup County led 19-18 late in the second quarter and trailed just 39-34 before faltering in the fourth quarter, being outscored 25-8. Kaeli Ross led Russell with 27 points. Lakie Sanders scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Lexie Carroll, Lauren Hannah and Maggie Miller paced Greenup County with 11 points apiece.

MAGOFFIN COUNTY 64, SHELDON CLARK 60: Kennedi Stacy’s 30 points led the Hornets (6-23) in a Kentucky 57th District tournament first round victory at Tiger Fieldhouse in Paintsville, Kentucky. Maddie Thompson of Sheldon Clark (13-14) had a tournament-record 22 rebounds along with 22 points.

COVENANT 59, BETH HAVEN CHRISTIAN 17: Eden Bumgardner scored 31 points, including her 1,000th of her career, as the Eagles (14-4) pounded the Hornets (3-11). Karleigh Collins scored 12. Erin Garrettson paced Beth Haven Christian with eight points.

BETH HAVEN CHRISTIAN 6 2 3 6 — 17: Preece 1, Erin Garrettson 8, Lowe 3, Hall 5.

COVENANT 19 16 14 10 — 59: Eden Bumgardner 31, Blankenship 4, Karleigh Collins 12, Hagley 4, Venoy 2, Ramey 4, Jackson 2.

LAWRENCE COUNTY 75, PRESTONSBURG 57: Kensley Feltner scored 15 and Brooke NEal 13 to lead the Bulldogs to a win over the Blackcats in the 58th District tournament. Kaison Ward and Kyleah Ward each scored 13 for Lawrence County, which plays Floyd Central in the championship game.

LEWIS COUNTY 57, RACELAND 38: Tierra Tully and Cheyennse D’Souza each scored 11 to help the Lions to a triumph over the Rams in the Kentucky 63rd District tournament. Emilee Garvin led Raceland with nine points.