Prep basketball roundup: GW boys edge Cabell Midland
George Washington blew a fourth-quarter lead but rallied in the final seconds of overtime to pull out a thrilling 62-59 overtime home win over Cabell Midland in boys high school basketball action Tuesday.
Down by five points with 34 seconds left in overtime, the Patriots (6-2) rallied and took a one-point lead on a lay-in by senior Austin Breeden with 7 seconds to play.
GW iced the game with a pair of free throws by senior Luke Eddy, who led the way with 21 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
Breeden finished with 11 points and eight rebounds, while Dominik King finished with 15 points and Chris Kay 10.
"That was the first time we've had four double-digit scorers this season," GW Coach Rick Greene said.
"That was a positive for us no matter what would have happened.
"I'm proud of the kids because they didn't quit. They kept playing all the way out."
For the Knights (3-6), Keegan Adkins netted a team-high 15 points, followed by Coy Petitt with 14.
Capital 60, Winfield 57 OT - The Cougars battled back from a halftime deficit to pull out the home win.
Carrington Morris led Capital (4-6) with 13 points and seven rebounds, while Aalik Harris added 12 points for the Cougars.
For Winfield (5-4), Chris Turner and Brock Pence scored 15 points apiece, while Zach Fisher added 13.
Poca 53, Wayne 29 - The Class AA No. 3 Dots led just 22-17 at the half, but limited the Pioneers (2-4) to just two second-half field goals to pull away on the road.
For Poca (8-1), Noah Frampton led the way with 20 points, while Cam Cottrill added 11 points and Matt Chandler 10.
Brett Justice led Wayne with 10 points.
Poca will host No. 1 Scott at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Hurricane 74, Ripley 58 - Trey Dawson scored 17 points to lead the Redskins (7-2) on the road.
Alex Estep added 14 points for Hurricane, followed by Rasaan Harris with 12.
For Ripley (2-6), Kade Harrison blistered the nets for 30 points, while Drew Harpold contributed 10.
Clay County 59, Calhoun County 38 - The Panthers (4-5) built a 34-20 halftime and cruised in the second half en route to the easy home win.
Stephen Cole led Clay with 17 points, while Chris Cole added 14 points and Jared Woodyard 11.
For Calhoun, Ryan Slider scored a team-high 10 points.
Nitro 67, Riverside 52 - Angelo Sirianni had a game-high 28 points as the Wildcats earned the road win over the Warriors.
Trevon Taylor added 13 points for Nitro (5-3), while Nick Light had 13 points and Marcus Reed chipped in 10 for Riverside (4-5).
In girls basketball action:
Sissonville 50, Herbert Hoover 31 - Madison Jones' 22 points helped lead the Indians (8-2) at home.
Carly Pinkerton chipped in with 16 points for Sissonville.
For Herbert Hoover (6-3), Bailey Aab, Jordan Marshall and Caroline Thornburg each had seven points.