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Indians best Oak Hill 48-45 in tight affair

December 22, 2013

PDT Sports Report


In a clash between two SOC II conference foes, host Valley was able to pull out a 48-45 win over Oak Hill in a game that came down to the final seconds.


Hayden Dunn led the way for the Indians as he scored 17 points and added 14 rebounds, both team highs. Bryan Rolfe accumulated 11 points and four steals.


Garrin Stiltner led the way for the Oaks as the senior accumulated 21 points on the strength of four 3-pointers. Jonathon Harrison added a dozen for Oak Hill.


Each team will go out of conference for their next game as Valley will play Warren in the Ohio River Classic at Marietta College Saturday night. The Oaks will have a week off before hosting Rock Hill next Friday.


Oak Hill 9 9 15 12 —45


Valley 10 10 15 13 — 48


Oak Hill — Harrison 5-2-12, Stiltner 8-1-21, Hagerty 1-0-2, Fisher 3-0-7, Totals 12-3-45.


Valley — Flowers 3-0-8, Rolfe 5-1-11, Brown 3-2-8, West 2-0-4, Dunn 4-9-17, Totals 15-12-48.


3-Point Goals — Oak Hill 6 (Stiltner 4, Fisher, Salyers); Valley 2 (Flowers 2).


Records — Oak Hill 6-1 (3-1), Valley 6-0 (3-0).


Northwest 57, West 52

Northwest pulled off a mild upset Friday evening by defeating West 57-52 in an SOC II conference matchup.

Marcus Potter led the way for the Mohawks by racking up 22 points on the strength of five 3-point baskets. Drew Scarberry stuffed the stat sheet as he accumulated 19 points and also added 12 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots while Justin Miller added 10 boards of his own to lead Northwest to their first SOC II victory of the season.

The Senators received major contributions from Michael Hafer and Michael Davis, who added 20 and 13 points, respectively.

Both teams will take a rest from action as the Mohawks do not resume play until Dec. 30 when Jackson comes to McDermott. West will not play again until Jan. 3 when Minford comes to West Portsmouth for an SOC II conference matchup.

West 8 14 16 14 — 52

Northwest 16 18 11 12 — 57

West — Davis 5-3-13, Irwin 1-0-2, Bricker 4-0-10, Martin 3-0-7, Hafer 8-2-20, Totals 21-5-52.

Northwest — Lajoye 1-4-6, Penix 1-1-4, Potter 7-3-22, Miller 2-0-4, Slack 1-0-2, Scarberry 8-2-19, Totals 20-10-57.

3-Point Goals — West 5 (Bricker 2, Hafer 2, Martin); Northwest 7 (Potter 5, Penix, Scarberry).

Records — West 4-3 (2-2), Northwest 2-5 (1-2).

Minford 58, Wheelersburg 50

A balanced scoring attack was enough to make the difference in Minford’s 58-50 win over SOC II foe Wheelersburg.

The Falcons were led by four double-digit scorers, including Jared McCray and Brandon Rowe who lead all scorers with 15 points apiece in the contest.

Cody Stapleton and Trey Kelley added 10 points apiece for Minford, who remains undefeated in SOC II conference play.

The Pirates were led by Tyler Claxon’s 13 points while Jacob Spradlin added 12 points of his own on two 3-point baskets.

The Falcons and the Pirates will each return to action next week as Minford will take on Russell (KY) in the Richard Paulus Heart of Champions Classic in Coal Grove next Friday while Wheelersburg travels to Fairland the following day to take on the Dragons.

Wheelersburg 6 14 13 17 — 50

Minford 15 10 18 15 — 58

Wheelersburg — E. Miller 1-2-4, Claxon 6-1-13, Widdig 3-0-8, Parsley 2-0-4, Spradlin 5-0-12, D. Miller 4-0-9, Totals 21-3-50.

Minford — McCray 6-3-15, Stapleton 4-0-10, Alley 3-0-6, Rowe 5-4-15, Kelley 4-1-10, Gullion 1-0-2, Totals 22-8-58.

3-Point Goals — Wheelersburg 5 (Spradlin 2, Widdig 2, D. Miller); Minford 4 (Stapleton 2, Kelley, Rowe).

Records — Wheelersburg 1-3 (1-3), Minford 4-1 (4-0).

SOC I

Eastern 78, East 69

A 34-point fourth quarter allowed Eastern to make up an eight-point deficit and defeat East 78-69 in an SOC I conference matchup.

Josh Thacker led the way for the Eagles as his 27 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five 3-pointers were team-highs. Ben Hessen added 16 points and six steals while Justin Fultz put up 13 points of his own in the win.

The Tartans, however, got plenty of offensive production as well, as Akia Brown led four double-digit scorers with his 19 points. Tyler Gerald, Nick Basham and Shauntavian Martin added 17, 16, and 11 points, respectively.

Both teams will head to the road for their next outings as East travels to New Boston while Eastern will travel to Waverly to take part in the annual Pike County Holiday Classic.

Eastern 15 13 16 34 — 78

East 18 20 14 17 — 69

Eastern — Leist 3-0-6, Fultz 5-0-13, Fitch 2-2-8, Hessen 6-4-16, Creech 4-0-8, Thacker 10-2-27, Totals 30-8-78.

East — Martin 5-1-11, Stiltner 1-0-2, Lowe 1-0-3, Siebert 0-1-1, Brown 8-3-19, Gerald 8-1-17, Basham 8-0-16, Totals 31-6-69.

3-Point Goals — Eastern 10 (Thacker 5, Fultz 3, Fitch 2); East 1 (Lowe).

Records — Eastern 3-2 (2-1), East 1-5 (0-3).

Notre Dame 56, Western 45

Notre Dame kept its undefeated record intact as the Titans handed Western its first conference loss 56-45 in SOC I play.

Daniel Ogg led Notre Dame with 19 points and 13 rebounds and Will Toleman added a double-double of his own with a 12-point, 10-rebound effort.

The Indians were led by Dakota Garrett, who scored 18 points via four 3-point baskets. Ethan Riggs added 11 for Western by hitting a game-high seven free throws in the contest.

The Titans will play host Ironton in the Ironton Classic on Sunday while Western will be a participant in the Pike County Holiday Classic being held next Friday and Saturday at Waverly.

Western 8 18 10 9 —45

Notre Dame 12 21 10 13 — 56

Western — Lee 1-0-2, Fite 2-1-5, Garrett 6-2-18, Riggs 2-7-11, Bry. Brewster 3-1-7, Bra. Brewster 1-0-2, Totals 15-11-45.

Notre Dame — D. Smith 3-2-8, Kayser 3-0-7, Haney 1-0-2, Toleman 5-2-12, Turner 1-0-2, C. Smith 3-0-6, Ogg 9-1-19, Totals 25-5-56.

3-Point Goals — Western 4 (Garrett 4); Notre Dame 1 (Kayser).

Records — Western 3-3 (3-1), Notre Dame 6-0 (3-0).

Clay 55, Green 37

Clay moved above .500 in both conference play and overall play with a 55-37 SOC I victory over Green.

The Panthers were led by Eldin Sarajlic, who had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead the team in both categories, while Michael Schmidt added 11 points for Clay.

Clay Applegate’s 13 points and three 3-point baskets led the way for the Bobcats, who hammered home eight as a team.

The Panthers will not take to the hardwood again until December 30th, when Chillicothe Huntington comes to town. Green, meanwhile, will travel to Ashland (KY) Rose Hill for a matchup against the Royals.

Green 8 13 5 11 — 37

Clay 13 16 10 16 — 55

Green — Stormes 1-3-5, Marcum 3-0-8, Gaffney 1-0-2, Applegate 5-0-13, Johnson 3-0-9, Totals 13-3-37.

Clay — Cooper 0-2-2, Phipps 3-1-9, Gilliland 2-0-5, Sarajlic 8-0-16, Schmidt 4-3-11, Pelphrey 4-0-8, Hinze 2-0-4, Totals 23-6-55.

3-Point Goals — Green 8 (Applegate 3, Johnson 3, Marcum 2); Clay 3 (Phipps 2, Gilliland).

Records — Green 0-8 (0-4), Clay 4-3 (2-1).

Symmes Valley 57, New Boston 46

Symmes Valley kept its perfect record in conference play intact with a 57-46 win over New Boston in SOC I action.

Dylan Malone led all scorers with 23 points, while Jonathan Kouns and Tyler Rowe added 16 and 11 points respectively for the Vikings.

Tyler Shonkwiler was the high man for the Tigers with 17 points on the evening while Nate Payton added 10 points of his own for New Boston.

Both teams will take the court again next Friday, as Symmes Valley will host South Gallia and the Tigers will go on the road to play South Webster.

New Boston 11 11 9 15 — 46

Symmes Valley 15 16 12 14 — 57

New Boston — Nichols 4-0-9, Payton 3-4-10, Slack 2-2-6, Shonkwiler 8-1-17, Spicer 1-0-3, Porter 0-1-1, Totals 16-8-46.

Symmes Valley — Malone 10-2-23, Kouns 6-4-16, Klaiber 0-3-3, Rowe 5-1-11, Gibson 2-0-4, Totals 22-10-57.

3-Point Goals — New Boston 2 (Nichols, Spicer); Symmes Valley 1 (Malone).

Records — New Boston 0-5 (0-3), Symmes Valley 4-1 (3-0).

Peebles 60, Manchester 33

Peebles was able to keep its undefeated record intact as the Indians defeated Manchester 60-33 in the Adams County Classic Friday evening.

Beau Justice had the hot hand for Peebles as the senior tallied a game-high 27 points, with 22 of those points coming in the second half. Justice also recorded team-highs in assists and steals, with six and five, respectively.

Austin Smith led the way for the Greyhounds by racking up 14 points on the strength of four treys.

Peebles will play the winner of the North Adams and West Union affair next Saturday, which will be held at West Union.

Peebles 13 13 19 15 — 60

Manchester 10 11 5 7 — 33

Peebles — Brown 0-2-2, Arrasmith 1-0-2, Justice 9-6-27, Schmitz 3-0-6, Ireton 1-0-2, Kremin 1-0-2, Johnson 3-2-8, Ryan 2-1-5, Gordley 3-0-6, Totals 23-11-60.

Manchester — Aldridge 2-2-6, Freeman 0-2-2, Thornburg 2-1-8, Frost 0-1-1, Thomas 1-0-2, Smith 5-0-14, Young 1-0-3, Totals 11-6-33.

3-Point Goals — Peebles 3 (Justice 3); Manchester 5 (Smith 4, Young).

Records — Peebles 5-0 (3-0), Manchester 2-4 (1-2).

The following scores were reported by various media outlets. Full statistics were unavailable at time of publication.


Piketon 52, Westfall 33


Waverly 54, South Webster 43