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Unbeaten Big Reds defeat Highlanders

December 31, 2018

PARKERSBURG — Undefeated Parkersburg moved to 8-0 with a 79-38 girls basketball win over Huntington High on Saturday.

Bre Wilson’s 21 points topped the Parkersburg scoring and she made seven 3-point shots. The Big Reds made a total of 15 threes.

Aleea Crites and Shay Kirby provided Parkersburg support with 19 and 15 points respectively.

Huntington High slipped to a 5-4 record with Latahia Jackson and Alezha Turner both scoring 14.

HUNTINGTON HIGH 13 14 8 7 -- 38: Swann 2, Jackson 14, Turner 14, Slash 2, Goodson 5.

PARKERSBURG 25 17 14 21 -- 79: Lowers 7, Martin 5, Leggett 8, Crites 19, Kirby 15, Kupsener 2, Wilson 21, Richards 2.

Boys

HURRICANE 66, BRYAN COUNTY 39: Joe Muto scored 20 of his 22 in a first-quarter flurry and the Redskins cruised to a lopsided win at the Doyle Kelley Classic in Savannah, Georgia.

Jordan Nicely knocked down four 3-pointers and had 12 points for the unbeaten Redskins (6-0), and Austin Dearing added 11 points. Hurricane led 32-5 after one quarter.

Danie Brewer scored 10 for Bryan County (0-13) from Pembroke, Georgia.

PORTSMOUTH 63, MINFORD 47: The Trojans closed the third quarter on a 10-0 run to take control and beat the Falcons in a Saturday game. Matthew Fraulini scored 22, Danny Lattimore 21 and Miles Shipp 12. Elijah Vogelsong-Lewis led Minford with 19 points. Kelton Kelley added 14.

JOHNSON CENTRAL 81, ANDERSON CO. 61: Tournament MVP Isaiah May led Johnson Central (9-1) with 24 points in the title game of the Dan Swartz Classic in Owingsville, Kentucky.

Jacob Rice and John King both scored 16 and Cory Van-Hoose pitched in 13.

Zarian McKee paced Anderson County (7-5) with 15 points.

JOHNSON CENTRAL 81: May 24, Rice 16, VanHoose 13, Bentley 2, King 16, Hackney 6, Burton 2, Bingham 2.

ANDERSON COUNTY 61: Gillis 8, Harrod 9, Rice 10, Dearinger 5, McKee 15, Carpenter 4, Stephens 6, Staley 3, Woolums 1.