Tigers win at Sissonville, to play Miners in sectional
By Paul Adkins Sports Editor
SISSONVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team won its third straight game with Saturday night’s 61-39 Cardinal Conference road victory at Sissonville.
Chapmanville improved to 15-5 overall and 9-4 in the conference with the win. The Tigers are third place in the league.
Sissonville fell to 9-11, 6-7. The Indians stand in fifth place in the Cardinal Conference.
By virtue of the Tigers’ 69-54 win over Sissonville earlier in the year at home, Chapmanville swept the season series with the Indians.
Josh Butcher scored 15 points to lead the Tigers. Trey Dalton added 12. Brady Cox had nine points, while Kenny Plumley had seven, Joe Tackett six, Zac Casto five, Jon Williamson four and Trevor Nagy two.
Chance Brown led Sissonville with a game-high 24 points.
Chapmanville led 9-5 after one quarter, 24-16 at the half and 39-26 after three.
The Tigers last played at home on Feb. 5 in a 54-45 win over Mingo Central. Chapmanville is closing out the regular season with seven straight away games.
CRHS is at Man on Tuesday, then finish on Wednesday at Tolsia in a makeup game.
Tigers to play Miners
The Class AA Region 4 Section 2 pairings were announced on Monday afternoon by CRHS Athletics Director George Barker.
The first game is set for Saturday, March 1 as No. 5 seed Tolsia plays No. 4 Wayne at 7:30 p.m. at Logan High School’s Willie Akers Arena.
No. 1 seed Scott then plays the Wayne-Tolsia winner on Wednesday, March 5 at 6 p.m. No. 2 seed Chapmanville takes on No. 3 Mingo Central at 8 p.m. The Tigers swept the Miners in two meetings this season.
The two semifinal winners then move on to play in the Friday, March 7 sectional finals at 7:30 p.m. Both teams advance to the regional tourney.
Boys Basketball Standings
Pos—School Conf All
1. Poca 13-0 19-1
2. Scott 11-3 14-6
3. Chapmanville 9-4 15-5
4. Mingo Central 7-6 10-10
5. Sissonville 6-7 9-11
6. Wayne 5-7 11-9
7. Herbert Hoover 1-12 4-16
8. Tolsia 0-12 1-19
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