Class AA Region 3, Section 1 action starts on Friday night as Independence and Summers County face each other at Westside.
Larry Cook sank two free throws with 4.1 seconds left in overtime to lift Westside to an 83-81 win over Wesley Christian (Ky.) on Wednesday night at Clear Fork.
The AA Region 3, Section 1 girls tournament has become a moving target.Semifinals were orginally set for Tuesday, then postponed to Wednesday.
After a long layoff, boys basketball will return tonight.AA No. 4 Westside will host Wesley Christian tonight at 7 p.m.
Marshall hoops suffered a pair of road losses last week.The Thundering Herd had been on a hot streak, winning five of its six previous games.
WVU was placed on probation for two years last week after self-reporting impermissible calls and texts made in various sports.
As the sectionals approach this week, AA No. 1 Wyoming East Lady Warriors start the playoffs without having played a game in more than two weeks.
Last week's huge snow storm wiped out the final week of the regular season for girls basketball and key boys games as well.
If there was any doubt about WVU making it to the NCAA tournament this year, there isn't now.
The date for the girls Class AA Region 3, Section 1 semis has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 25.They were originally scheduled for Tuesday.Games are at Summers County.
The Wyoming East Lady Warriors are No. 1 in Class AA in the final Coaches Assocation Poll for this season.East (17-1) had each of its last four regular season games cancelled by inclement weather.
Girls sectional tournament gets under way this week.Westside and Wyoming East will be competing in Class AA, Region 3 Section 1.
Angie Boninsegna, coach of the AA No.1 Wyoming East Lady Warriors, hopes her team can get a game or even a practice in before sectionals start.“We havent had a game for two weeks,” she said.
A junior sparked Wyoming East on Senior Night.
It's not often a team with just three players on the floor at the end gets a win in basketball.And it's even less often that the short handed team takes home the championship.
Nik Walker (front row, second from left) of Wyoming East recently signed to play football at the University of Charleston.
It's not an exaggeration to say that Nik Walker's choice to play college football at the University of Charleston went down to the last minute.
Huff held off Herndon, 40-38, to win the Class B boys championship and give coach Sarah Patrick one last championship.The game was played last Tuesday at Baileysville Elementary and Middle School.
Oceana sent coach Johnny Maynard out a winner.The Indians beat Mullens, 49-33, in the Class A boys championship game last Wednesday night in front of a pakced house at Baileysville Elementary and Middle School.
Cold shooting Westside fell to AAA Ripley, 55-36, last Wednesday afternoon in the Shootout at the Big House at the Charleston Civic Center.Both of Westside's losses this season have come against AAA clubs
A four-point third quarter doomed Wyoming East's upset bid against No. 5 Robert C. Byrd last Wednesday at the Shootout at the Big House in Charleston.
Turnovers proved to be too much in Westside's game with No, 6 Summers County,
Westside's basketball game with Man, originally slated for today, has been moved to Feb. 26.The AA No. 4 Renegades won at Man earlier this season.
Wyoming East's Lady Warriors are still No. 1 in Class AA.East's only game slated for last week, a contest at AAA Greenbrier East, was cancelled.
If you've looked at the AP boys basketball in Class AA in the last month, you don't really need to look again.Everything is the same at the top.