Edison boys come back to beat Bellaire

RICHMOND – The Edison boys basketball team outscored visiting Bellaire 18-8 in the fourth period to register a 75-68 victory on Saturday.

The Big Reds held a 42-31 lead at intermission.

“We are playing really well at home,” Wildcats coach Nate Moses said of the 4-1 home record. “Now, we have to learn how to win on the road.”

Edison goes to St. Clairsville on Tuesday.

Five players reach double figures for the Wildcats with Erik Lee leading the way with 16 points. Storm Allese and Skylar Wilken each added 15, and Dylan Jones and Bryce Piatt each had 10.

Edison 75, Bellaire 68

Bellaire 18 24 18 8 – 68

Edison 13 18 26 18 – 75

BELLAIRE: Steele 2 2-2 8, Ramsey 10 0-2 20, Kimbo 0 0-0 0, Callarik 0 0-0 0, Westlake 0 0-0 0, Back 0 0-0 0, Wright 1 0-0 2, Hall 0 0-0 0, Hess 9 3-5 21, Neal 7 2-3 17. TOTALS: 29 7-12 68. 3-pointers: Steele 2, Neal 2.

EDISON (4-8): Rogers 0 0-0 0, Jones 3 4-5 10, Lee 5 6-6 16, Allese 7 1-2 15, Nave 0 0-0 0, Kramarich 0 0-0 0, Springer 0 0-0 0, Piatt 4 0-0 10, Wicka 0 0-0 0, Wilken 5 2-5 15, Horan 3 0-0 7, Talkington 1 0-0 2. TOTALS: 28 13-18 75.

Huskies down Beaver Local

CADIZ – The Harrison Central girls basketball team outscored visiting Beaver Local 21-9 in the second period for a 35-20 halftime lead and cruised to its 11th win in 15 starts with a 63-39 victory.

Jesse Ledger led the way with three triples and a game-high 19 points.

Katie Ellzy added 13 points and seven rebounds. Kara Dunfee chipped in with 11 points and Paige Richards five assists and eight points.

Harrison Central visits Oak Glen with a 6 p.m. tip on Monday.

Harrison Central 63, Beaver Local 39

Beaver Local 11 9 8 11 – 39

Harrison Central 14 21 11 17 – 63

BEAVER LOCAL (2-10): Favre 5 3-4 13, Wright 4 1-2 9, Dolhun 1 0-0 2, S. Talbott 1 0-0 2, Ketchum 1 1-2 4, D. Talbott 1 1-2 3, Cianni 0 2-2 2, Riccardi 1 2-4 4. TOTALS: 14 10-16 39. 3-pointers: Ketchum.

HARRISON CENTRAL (11-4): Ledger 4 8-9 19, Dunfee 4 1-2 11, Ellzy 5 3-9 13, Yoho 0 1-2 1, Doty 0 2-2 2, Richards 1 5-6 8, Nameth 3 0-0 5, Keesey 0 0-1 0, Orr 1 0-0 2, Dowdle 1 0-2 2. TOTALS: 18 20-33 63. 3-pointers: Ledger 3, Dunfee 2, Richards, Nameth.

Bears top Knights

NEW MANCHESTER – The Oak Glen girls basketball team held a 10-point lead on visiting Toronto after eight minutes and made it stand in a 57-48 victory Saturday.

Vanessa Hissam led the way for the Golden Bears with a game-high 18 points. Alex Arnott added 11, Logan Andrews nine and Jessica Stivason eight.

Katie Spadafora paced the Red Knights with 17. Lindsay Bodnar added 14 and Malaysia Harrison nine.

Oak Glen hosts Harrison Central on Monday. Toronto visits Conotton Valley on Wednesday.

Oak Glen 57, Toronto 48

Toronto 8 16 12 12 – 48

Oak Glen 18 15 10 14 – 57

TORONTO: Harrison 4 1-2 9, Berger 2 0-0 5, Jones 1 1-2 3, Robinson 0 0-0 0, Bauman 0 0-0 0, Bodnar 6 1-2 14, Spadafora 5 7-12 17. TOTALS: 18 10-18 48. 3-pointers: Berger, Bodnar.

OAK GLEN: Arnott 5 1-3 11, Snow 0 0-0 0, Witherow 2 0-0 4, Evans 0 0-2 0, Andrews 4 1-2 9, Feicht 1 0-0 2, Hissam 7 4-8 18, Wiley 1 2-2 5, Stivason 4 0-0 8. TOTALS: 24 8-14 57. 3-pointers: Wiley.

Dons rally to beat Irish

BELLAIRE – The Madonna girls basketball team rallied from an early deficit to beat host St. John Central 49-39.

The Dons outscored the Irish 18-6 in the final period. Monica Bragg led the way with a game-high 21 points. Isabella Rosso added 11 and Rachel Grubbs nine.

Madonna hosts Morgantown Trinity on Monday.

Madonna 49, St. John Central 39

Madonna 5 15 11 18 – 39

St. John Central 11 12 10 6 – 49

MADONNA: Bragg 7 6-8 21, Rosso 4 0-0 11, R. Grubbs 4 1-4 9, Lammers 2 1-2 5, Holt 1 0-1 2, Dowiak 0 1-2 1, Platek 0 0-0 0, L. Grubbs 0 0-2 0, Kaczmarek 0 0-0 0, Lenhart 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 18 9-19 49. 3-pointers: Rosso 3, Bragg.

ST. JOHN CENTRAL: Rose 7 3-6 18, Alvey 2 1-4 6, Froelich 2 1-2 5, LeMasters 1 2-3 4, Porter 0 2-2 2, Santinoceto 2 0-0 4. TOTALS: 14 9-17 39. 3-pointers: Rose, Alvey.

Big Reds defeat Wildcats

RICHMOND – The Bellaire girls basketball team outscored host Edison 34-22 in the middle two quarters in a 68-47 victory Saturday.

Kaylinn Drabick and Amara Proffitt each scored nine for the Wildcats, while Abby Fonow added eight.

Bellaire 68, Edison 47

Bellaire 16 22 12 18 – 68

Edison 11 14 8 14 – 47

BELLAIRE: Kidder 9 7-12 26, Cook 7 0-0 16, Crozier 4 3-5 11, Garloch 1 2-2 4, Maupin 1 0-0 2, Iverson 0 0-0 0, Stoner 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 24 15-23 68.

EDISON: Drabick 3 3-4 9, Proffitt 2 4-7 9, Fonow 2 4-8 8, Stewart 2 2-4 6, Miller 3 0-5 6, Scott 1 2-2 4, Fankhauser 2 1-3 5, Martin 0 0-0 0, Cline 0 0-0 0, Morrison 0 0-0 0, McConnell 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 15 16-33 47.

Red Riders edge Donahue

McMECHAN – Weir used a 19-8 run that lasted the entire third quarter to erase an eight-point halftime deficit on the road at Bishop Donahue Saturday afternoon to edge the Lady Bishops, 54-51, and halt a three-game losing streak.

The Lady Red Riders were led by seniors Alyssa Shingle, Selena Wolverton and Madison Dalrymple, who each scored in double figures as Weir improved to 3-10 on the season.

Shingle scored a game-high 16 points, came up with six steals and six rebounds and dished out four assists. With her effort Saturday, Shingle ran her career point total to 902.

Wolverton contributed 14 points and six steals, while Dalrymple dominated in the paint, scoring 12 points, grabbing eight boards and blocking three shots. The point totals for Wolverton and Dalrymple established career highs.

The trio scored all 19 of Weir’s third-quarter points, Wolverton and Shingle heating up from long range to score nine and six respectively, Dalrymple scoring four on layups. Dalrymple scored six points in the fourth to help close out the win.

Bishop Donahue (3-11) was paced by Jewel Purpura’s 15 points. Kat Polinski chipped in 12 for the Lady Bishops.

Weir returns to action Monday when it hosts Magnolia in an early start, the junior varsity tip set for 5 p.m.

The Lady Bishops are slated to return to the court on Monday as well, traveling to Paden City.

Weir 54, Bishop Donahue 51

Weir 12 7 19 16 – 54

Bishop Donahue 11 16 8 16 – 51

WEIR: Wolverton 6 0-0 14; Stead 3 0-2 7; Shingle 6 1-2 16; Robinson 2 1-2 5; Dobosz 0 0-0 0; Dalrymple 6 0-0 12; Zimmerman 0 0-0 0, Kelly 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 2-6 54. 3-pointers: Shingle 3, Wolverton 2, Stead.

BISHOP DONAHUE: Campbell 2 3-5 7; Bauer 0 0-0 0; Kat Polinski 5 2-2 12; Padlow 2 2-4 6; Jewel Purpura 3 6-8 15; Kleeh 2 1-2 5; Barrows 3 0-0 6; Fallova 0 0-0 0; Brown 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 14-21 51. 3-pointers: Purpura 3.