Moore double-double lifts Rural Retreat into first place in Hogo; Allie Reilly (West Ridge), Jake Hall (Patrick Henry), Kaleb Lawson (Eastside), Michael Reece (Lebanon) also star; GW boys score 91
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Brelyn Moore came up with another double-double Friday night for the Rural Retreat High School girls basketball team, and it was doubly important.
Her 20-point, 11-rebound performance helped the Indians take control of first place in the Hogoheegee District with a 54-42 win over the Lebanon Pioneers.
Annabelle Fiscus added 11 points for Rural Retreat (11-4, 3-0), which built a 31-23 halftime lead.
Morgan Varney had 23 points to lead Lebanon, while Shelby Keys added 11 points.
Gate City 66, Lee High 16
The duo of Makayla Bays (14 points) and Lexi Ervin (13 points) were the difference makers as the Blue Devils blew away the Lee High Generals.
Cassidy Hammonds scored all six of Lee’s points in the first half and finished with nine points.
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Holston 39, Patrick Henry 33
Ashton Keith made six 3-pointers as he scored 22 points in Holston’s hard-fought victory in the Hogoheegee District.
Bailey Widener added 11 points for the Cavaliers.
Avery Maiden (16 points) and Shaina Addair (10 points) were the leading scorers for PH.
George Wythe 41, Fort Chiswell 30
Abby Berry scored 12 points as George Wythe moved to 10-2 with a Mountain Empire District win over its rival.
McKenzie Tate added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Maroons.
Blair Jackson’s eight points were the most for Fort Chiswell.
Eastside 59, Castlewood 33
Azzy Hammons scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half as Eastside earned a Cumberland District road win.
Reagan McCoy and Lexie Carter each added 10 points for the Spartans with Carter also pulling down eight rebounds.
Anna Summers (12 points, 15 rebounds, three assists, two steals, two blocks) and Bailee Varney (12 points, seven rebounds) led the way for Castlewood.
West Ridge 52, David Crockett 47
Allie Reilly was a major factor with 19 points and Lilly Bates dished out six assists as West Ridge earned a key Big 5 Conference victory.
Patrick Henry 53, Holston 44
Jake Hall scored 30 points as the Rebels jumped out to a 10-point halftime lead in a Hogoheegee District road win over the Cavaliers.
Kade Gobble and Hamilton Addair each had eight points for Patrick Henry.
Holston, which scored 35 of its 44 points in the second half, was led by Connor Finley’s 13 points and 12 by Harper Collie.
Eastside 71, Castlewood 41
Kaleb Lawson’s 18-point, 11-rebound performance was among the highlights for Eastside as the Spartans defeated Castlewood for a Cumberland District victory.
Ben Sutherland (14 points) and Shawn Mullins (10 points) also scored in double figures. Coeburn’s crew closed the first half on a 21-8 run.
Castlewood was led by Cayden Dishman’s 19 points.
Lebanon 86, Rural Retreat 42
Lebanon bounced back in a big way.
A night after losing to Russell County rival Honaker, the Pioneers had four players score in double figures on the road trip to Rural Retreat.
Michael Reece (24 points), Keyton Keene (20 points), Andy Lambert (17 points) and Hunter Musick (16 points) were the tone setters for Lebanon.
Levi Crockett led Rural Retreat with 20 points.
Gate City 76, Lee High 60
Gunner Garrett chipped in 20 points and also pulled down nine rebounds as the Gate City Blue Devils remained undefeated in Mountain 7 District play.
Eli McMurray (17 points) and Bo Morris (10 points) also scored in double figures.
Lee was led by Brayden Hammonds’ 14 points.
George Wythe 91, Fort Chiswell 62
Reed Kirtner scored 22 points as the George Wythe Maroons continued to cruise with a Mountain Empire District victory over their arch-nemesis.
David Goode (15 points), Treyvon Rainey (14 points) and Brayden Rainey (14 points) were also key legs in a high-scoring offense.
Fort Chiswell’s Nathan Norris led all scorers with 24 points.
David Crockett 68, West Ridge 63
West Ridge built a five-point lead after one quarter, but David Crockett rallied in the final three quarters to earn a Big 5 Conference victory.
Wade Witcher scored 21 points to lead West Ridge, while Dawson Arnold and Avery Horne each added 14 points in the loss.
106 – Oden Barr (W), forfeit; 113 – Brendan Sholders (W) pinned Bryce Looney, 3:41; 120 – Carson Easlick (W) pinned Blake Broyles, 1:43; 126 – Brody Coleman (G) pinned Josh Kim, 4:55; 132 – Nick Ta (W) dec. Dominic Cioli, 5-2; 138 – Rob Rerras (W) maj. dec Carson Griffey, 8-0; 144 – Adrian Gordon (G) pinned Noah Ayers, 1:49; 150 – Jake Brubaker (W) pinned Kendrick Matney, 3:49; 157 – Carson Deel (G) maj. dec Ian Ayers, 16-2; 165 – Cameron Keene (G) pinned Ossa Valencia, 4:14; 175 – Ian Scammell (G) maj. dec Brendan Partridge, 17-5; 190 – Xavier Robinson (W) pinned Ryan Campbell, 1:20; 215 – Wyatt Bush (G), forfeit; 285 – Logan Looney (G), def.
Great Bridge 52, Grundy 24
106 – Ivan Thrift (GB), lost; 113 – Jack Sawyer (GB) pinned Bryce Looney, 1:30; 120 – Kyle Kuhlmey (GB) pinned Blake Broyles, 1:45; 126 – Will Marsh (GB) dec. Brody Coleman, 11-6; 132 – Myrin Nixon (GB) maj. dec Dominic Cioli, 10-0; 138 – Caleb Neal (GB) dec. Carson Griffey, 3-1 (OT); 144 – Beau Lewis (GB) pinned Adrian Gordon, 2:00; 150 – Terrence Howell (GB) pinned Kendrick Matney, 0:48; 157 – Eric Doran (GB) pinned Brody Ford, 0:33; 165 – Aaron Turner (GB) pinned Cameron Keene, 1:07; 175 – Ian Scammell (G) pinned Ben Williams, 1:44; 190 – Ryan Campbell (G) pinned Rob Thompson, 3:56; 215 – Wyatt Bush (G) pinned Brayson Ringwald, 0:15; 285 – Logan Looney (G) pinned Jayden Cuevas, 2:42.
Notes: Grundy faces Eastern View today at 11:30 a.m. The winner will battle for fifth place and the loser will drop into the seventh place match.
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