CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- St. Albans defeated Capital 54-41 in the MSAC third place game. St. Albans' Breanna Propst scorched Capital for 30 points. Torri Wilson added 12 for the Red Dragons. Alex Gray led Capital with 22 points in the loss. The game was tight until the final two minutes when Propst and St. Albans pulled away on 25-43 shooting from the foul line. The Cougars managed to get to the charity stripe seven times in the game. Capital falls to 7-13 and St. Albans improves to 17-5 heading into post-season play.
Hurricane 62, Lincoln County 34
Abbie Watson scored 20 points to lead Hurricane to victory on the road. Audrey Barber and Cassi Sargent both scored in double figures for the Redskins. Lindsey Pritchard led Lincoln County in scoring with 14. Hurricane improves to 11-11 while Lincoln County moves to 5-14.
Sissonville 71, Mingo Central 35
Brittany Gould had a team-high 25 points and Madison Jones added 19 as Sissonville (17-3) won easily at home over Mingo Central. Karli Pinkerton also scored 11 points for the Indians' ninth win in the past ten games. The Miners (10-11) were led by a 13-point performance from Ashley Curry in the loss.
Nitro 71, Riverside 55
Tiffany Reavis scored 20 points with Savannah Shamblin adding 16 to lead Nitro (15-7) to a road win over Riverside. Bethany Linville also chipped in 13 points in the win for the Wildcats. Riverside (4-13) was led with a team-high 20 points and 13 rebounds from junior Brittany Wood.
In boys games:
Princeton 61, Nitro 52
Aaron Ferguson scored 19 points for Princeton in the win on the road. Ian Southcott dumped in another 18 points for the Tigers. Ian Lee led Nitro in scoring with 18 points - all from long range. Nitro trailed by only 1 point at the end of the third but were outscored 21-13 by the Tigers in the fourth quarter. Princeton improves to 7-13 while Nitro falls to 3-17.
Mingo Central 53, Sissonville 44
Senior Alex Lee led all scorers with his 14-point performance as Mingo Central (9-9) earned a road victory over Sissonville. The Miners put some considerable distance between themselves and the Indians following a 23-11 run during the second quarter. Seth Bowlin scored 13 while Blake Newhouse added 12 in the loss for the Indians (9-11).