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BASKETBALL: Take a look at Saturday’s scores and statistics

SOSA Staff Report

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Waverly 64, Zane Trace 43

The Tigers (4-1) earned a bounceback victory on the road Saturday morning with a 21-point decision over Zane Trace.

Carli Knight led Waverly with 18 points and three steals while Zoiee Smith had 14 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals. Paige Carter also helped out with seven points, nine boards and five assists.

Leading Zane Trace (0-6) was Gracey McCullough with 16 points while Lauren Lane had 12.

BOX SCORE

Waverly: 15-13-19-17 — 64

Zane Trace: 11-10-11-11 — 43

Waverly: 24 FG, 15-23 FT, 1 3pt. (Rhoads 1). Scoring: Knight 18, Smith 14, Carter 7, Rhoads 7, Dale 6, Thompson 5, Stewart 4, Tackett 2, Brown 1.

Zane Trace: 13 FG, 16-26 FT, 1 3pt. (Lane 1). Scoring: McCullough 16, Lane 12, Allen 6, Crowe 4, Johnson 2, Guffey 2, Hamm 1.


ADDITIONAL COVERAGE: Allison Basye breaks Huntington’s scoring record in 74-61 win over West Union

Eastern 61, Piketon 45

Behind another strong performance from Abby Cochenour, Eastern (1-5) earned its first win this season with a 16-point victory over Piketon.

Cochenour scored a game-high 32 points in the win while Andee Lester and Addison Cochenour added 11 and 10, respectively.

Piketon (3-4) was led by Bailey Vulgamore’s 12 points while Kennedy Jenkins had 11.

BOX SCORE

Piketon: 11-12-13-9 — 45

Eastern: 20-12-16-13 — 61

Piketon: 14 FG, 15-24 FT, 2 3pt. (Jenkins 1, Vulgamore 1). Scoring: Vulgamore 12, Jenkins 11, McNelly 8, Ritchie 8, Lamerson 2, Johnson 2, Little 2.

Eastern: 22 FG, 9-15 FT, 8 3pt. (Ab. Cochenour 6). Scoring: Ab. Cochenour 32, Lester 11, Ad. Cochenour 10, White 5, Newsome 2, Greene 1.

Chillicothe 41, McClain 33

The Cavaliers (3-4, 3-1 FAC) forced a three-way tie atop the Frontier Athletic Conference standings with an eight-point victory over McClain Saturday.

Chillicothe’s Jacey Harding had 11 points in Saturday’s win over McClain.
CREDIT: Derrick Webb/SOSA

Leading Chillicothe in the win was Shawnice Smith with 16 points while Jacey Harding finished with 11 points, including two 3-point field goals.

For McClain (5-2, 3-1 FAC), Emma Stegbauer had eight points while Jaelyn Pitzer added seven.

BOX SCORE

McClain: 9-11-4-9 — 33

Chillicothe: 7-14-8-12 — 41

McClain: 11 FG, 7-10 FT, 4 3pt. (Bolender 2). Scoring: Stegbauer 8, Pitzer 7, Bolender 6, Crabtree 5, Weller 5, Burchett 2.

Chillicothe: 15 FG, 9-16 FT, 2 3pt. (Harding 2). Scoring: Smith 16, Harding 11, Ford 6, Greene 6, Barnes 2.

Southeastern 45, Coal Grove 44

The Panthers (6-2) scored an impressive non-conference win Saturday, beating Coal Grove after holding onto a late lead.

Skylar Hice enjoyed a big night, scoring 22 points and bringing down seven rebounds while Macie Graves had 11 points, five boards and two assists. Cidney Huff was also active, scoring seven points and grabbing seven rebounds.

BOX SCORE

Coal Grove: 11-11-12-10 — 44

Southeastern: 19-11-18-7 — 45

Coal Grove: 17-46 FG, 3-5 FT, 7-16 3pt. Scoring: N/A

Southeastern: 16-38 FG, 10-14 FT, 3-11 3pt. (Graves 3). Scoring: Hice 22, Graves 11, Huff 7, Bailes 4, Mitten 1.

Wheelersburg 39, South Point 23

The Pirates (6-0) stayed perfect with a road win over a hot shooting South Point team Saturday evening.

Kaylee Darnell led Wheelersburg with 10 points while Alaina Keeney and Ellie Kallner had nine and eight points, respectively.

BOX SCORE

Wheelersburg: 3-17-11-8 — 39

South Point: 2-8-2-11 — 23

Wheelersburg: 14 FG, 5-8 FT, 6 3pt. (Keeney 3). Scoring: Darnell 10, Keeney 9, Kallner 8, Irwin 4, Wolfenbarker 3, Jolly 2, Eaton 2, Walker 1.

South Point: 10 FG, 2-3 FT, 1 3pt. (Khounlavong 1). Scoring: Whitt 10, Khounlavong 8, Carey 2, Staley 2, Crawley 1.

OTHER SCORES: Washington 46, Jackson 23 … Miami Trace 44, Hillsboro 33 … West 54, Gallia Academy 41 … Manchester 62, New Boston 51 (OT)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Adena 63, Westfall 48

The Warriors (3-1, 2-0 SVC) earned their second conference win in as many tries Saturday evening, beating Westfall by a 15-point margin.

Logan Bennett led the way with 25 points and 12 rebounds while Cade Mckee had 15 points, including five 3-point field goals. Preston Sykes also helped out, scoring 11 points.

BOX SCORE

Adena: 17-19-16-11 — 63

Westfall: 10-10-18-10 — 48

Adena: 25-53 FG, 2-3 FT, 11-25 3pt. (McKee 5). Scoring: Bennett 25, McKee 15, Sykes 11, Throckmorton 6, Garrison 4, Shipley 2.

Westfall: 17-39 FG, 7-13 FT, 7-18 3pt. Scoring: N/A

Southeastern 49, Paint Valley 47

The Panthers (1-3, 1-1 SVC) earned their first win this season with a narrow two-point margin over visiting Paint Valley.

Southeastern was led by Cameron Hall’s 12 points while Aiden Estep had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Aaron Gillum also helped SE’s cause, scoring 11.

For Paint Valley (1-4, 0-2 SVC), Bryce Newland scored 11 points while Cordell Grubb and Cruz McFadden had nine points each.

From the floor, Southeastern shot 21-of-38 while hitting 14-of-21 from the free throw line. Paint Valley was 20-of-45 from the field while they converted on 6-of-13 free throw tries.

Unioto 44, Piketon 34

The Shermans (4-0, 2-0 SVC) stayed atop the conference standings with a 10-point win over the Redstreaks on the road.

Unioto’s Reece Wheeler had 12 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday’s 44-34 win.
CREDIT: Derrick Webb/SOSA

Unioto was led by Reece Wheeler’s 12 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks while Isaac Little had 12 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals.

For Piketon (3-4, 1-1 SVC), both Chris Chandler and Tre Swayne had 10 points while Chandler connected for two triples.

BOX SCORE

Unioto: 7-11-14-12 — 44

Piketon: 8-5-7-14 — 34

Unioto: 16 FG, 8-14 FT, 4 3pt. (Keiser 2). Scoring: Wheeler 12, Little 12, Keiser 6, Jo. Lambert 6, Je. Lambert 3, Cam. DeBord 2, Markko 2, Park 1.

Piketon: 12 FG, 5-12 FT, 5 3pt. (Chandler 2). Scoring: Chandler 10, Swayne 10, Harris 7, Gullion 6, Fuller 1.

Zane Trace 92, Huntington 41

Four different players reached double-digit scoring figures for Zane Trace (6-0, 2-0 SVC) Saturday night in a whipping of Huntington.

The Pioneers were led by Nick Nesser’s 22 points and 10 rebounds while Cam Evans added 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Bryce Johnson also helped with 16 points while Luke Johnson had 10 of his own.


ICYMI: Unioto’s boys and girls swept Huntington Friday evening

Individual statistics for Huntington (1-3, 0-2 SVC) were not available.

Jackson 78, Sissonville (W. Va.) 35

The Ironmen (5-0) kept a goose egg in the loss column while walloping Sissonville in a non-conference bout at the University of Rio Grande.

Caleb Wallis led Jackson with 25 points while Boston Kuhn had 21, including five 3-point field goals.

BOX SCORE

Jackson: 26-13-18-21 — 78

Sissonville: 6-15-6-8 — 35

Jackson: 30 FG, 9 FT, 9 3pt. (Kuhn 5). Scoring: Wallis 25, Kuhn 21, Hammond 12, Brown 6, Donaldson 6, Irwin 4, Miller 4.

Sissonville: 13 FG, 5 FT, 4 3pt. Scoring: Danberry 12, Griffith 11, Myers 9, Bailey 3.

Oak Hill 61, Point Pleasant (W. Va.) 36

The Oaks (6-0) earned their sixth win this year Saturday, beating Point Pleasant by a 25-point final at Rio Grande.

Chase Hammond led Oak Hill statistically with 21 points while Drew Hanning added 15. Luke Stewart also hit double-digit scoring figures with 15 points.

BOX SCORE

Oak Hill: 9-15-23-14 — 61

Point Pleasant: 0-10-7-19 — 36

Oak Hill: 22 FG, 9-14 FT, 8 3pt. (Stewart 5). Scoring: Hammond 21, Hanning 15, Stewart 15, Hines 3, Potter 3, Morgan 2, Donley 2.

Point Pleasant: 14 FG, 4-7 FT, 4 3pt. (Yates 2). Scoring: Bush 12, Yates 8, Chapman 4, Derenberger 4, Justas 3, McDaniel 3, Morrow 2.

OTHER SCORES: Hillsboro 63, Lynchburg-Clay 42 … Fairland 61, South Webster 41 … North Adams 61, Clay 43 … Ironton St. Joseph 72, Northwest 37 … Rock Hill 55, Symmes Valley 49 … Notre Dame 55, Rose Hill Christian School 49 … New Boston 58, Whiteoak 50

About Derrick Webb

Derrick is SOSA's chief content coordinator and has worked for the Chillicothe Gazette, the Portsmouth Daily Times and Eleven Warriors. He's a 13-time award-winning journalist, a self-proclaimed baseball purist, a suffering Bengals fan and has never met a stranger.
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