Girls basketball: Parkins scores 35 points, Buffalo throttles Wahama
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Chelsey Parkins established a single-game scoring record with 35 points for the Buffalo girls basketball team in leading the Bison (6-4) to an 83-49 win over visiting Wahama.
Parkins connected for 12 field goals and finished 11-of-16 from the free throw line in surpassing the previous record of 33 points set by Tara Lewis in 2002 overtime win against Guyan Valley.
Parkins also pulled down 19 rebounds.
For Wahama, Rachel Roque and Sierra Carmichael netted 10 points apiece.
Capital 59, Nitro 45 - The Cougars (5-4) darted to a 21-7 first quarter lead and cruised at home.
KeKe Walker led Capital with 15 points, while Khadijah Lee added 10. Dashia Foster led the Cougars with 11 rebounds and Katie Crowder pulled down nine.
For Nitro (5-4), Savannah Shamblin tallied 15 points.
Princeton 58, Hurricane 42 - The Tigers (8-1) trailed by one at the half, but a 25-7 scoring advantage in the third quarter helped the hosts rally for the win.
McKenzie Akers led Princeton with 24 points, while Hanna Preservati added 14.
For Hurricane (4-5), sophomore Abby Watson netted 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.
Taneisha Sturdivant also contributed 11 rebounds for the Redskins.
St. Albans 67, Ripley 37 - Breanna Propst scored 33 points to lead the visiting Red Dragons (5-4).
St. Albans outscored the Vikings 38-17 in the second half to pull away. Chelsey Hagen led Ripley (0-8) with 12 points.