Johnson Central Golden Eagles

 

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Golden Eagles cruise past Warriors

LICK CREEK – The Johnson Central Golden Eagles took control early on and went on to beat East Ridge, 87-62, in a game played at the Reservation on Thursday night. Cory VanHoose paced five players in double figure scoring with 16 points as Johnson Central improved to 13-6. John King tossed in 13 while Grant […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley tops Pikeville; claims district title

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley secured its ticket to the 15th Region tournament following a 67-42 victory over Pikeville in a district matchup played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Tuesday night. The Wildcats, now 15-5, built a double-digit halftime lead and never looked back. Kaden Robinson led the way with a game-high 27 […]

HS BASKETBALL: 15th region scoring and rebounding leaders

Here is a look at area high school basketball leaders in scoring and rebounding from games reported to the KHSAA website for 15th Region schools, plus Letcher Central and Jenkins from the 14th, included in our coverage area: Leading scorers: BOYS Cody Potter, Shelby Valley, 25 ppg. Colby Fugate, Paintsville, 22.2 ppg. Tyler Maynard, Lawrence […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Tigers remain No. 1; Valley 2 in poll

Chapmanville, despite having its 48-game winning streak against instate foes snapped by county rival Logan, held on to the No. 1 ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball rankings released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 10-2, remained ahead of second-ranked Shelby Valley (14-5). The Wildcats are followed by No. 3 Johnson […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Tug Valley drops pair on northern swing

CLARKSBURG – Tug Valley faced a double-digit, halftime deficit to Robert C. Byrd and the Panthers came up on the short end of an 80-62 outcome in a game played on Saturday. Caleb May and Ethan Colegrove tossed in 14 points each as the Panthers dropped to 5-7. At Clarksburg SCORE BY QUARTERS: TV (5-7)……12  […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Chapmanville climbs to No. 1 in poll

Two-time defending Class AA state champion Chapmanville is the new No. 1 team in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 9-1, have won nine straight games since losing the opener to out-of-state foe Christ’s Church Academy. Shelby Valley, now 12-4, is second, followed by Lawrence […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Golden Eagles escape Bobcats

PIKEVILLE – Johnson Central took the lead away from Betsy Layne late in the second half and held on for a 63-59 victory in a game played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday. Cory VanHoose finished with a game-high 24 points as the Golden Eagles improved to 8-6. Grant Rice followed with 10 and […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley holds strong at No. 1

The Shelby Valley Wildcats maintained their number one ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 boys’ basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Wildcats, 10-3, are followed by Chapmanville (7-1) at number two. The two-time defending West Virginia Class AA champions have now won 48 straight games against in-state opponents. Johnson Central (6-5) is […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pikeville, Valley split doubleheader

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley held on down the stretch to score a 63-59 victory over Pikeville in a district game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday. Valley’s Cody Potter fired in 27 points and Kaden Robinson added 23 as the Wildcats improved to 10-3. Keian Worrix added 12. Grayson Harris paced the Panthers, […]

HS BASKETBALL: Valley, JC remain 1,2 in MTS Super 7 poll

Shelby Valley and Johnson Central held firmly to the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the latest Mountain Top Sports’ Super 7 boys’ basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Wildcats, now 9-3, and Golden Eagles, 6-3, are followed by two-time defending Class AA champion Chapmanville Regional (5-1) in third. The Tigers are followed by […]