Hall converted a tip-in at the buzzer to force overtime as the shorthanded Tigers got revenge on the Indians and improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the Cardinal Conference. Hall snatched a rebound off a 3-point miss by Matt Cook to tie the game. The Tigers then outscored the Indians 19-10 in the overtime to get the win.
Sissonville had handed Chapmanville a heartbreaking 55-54 loss just a week before on Jan. 9 at Chapmanville as the Indians made a 3-point shot with only two seconds left.
The Tigers were playing without seven players, who given a two-game suspension for leaving the bench area in Chapmanville’s 96-91 loss at Logan on Jan. 12. One of those players was starting point guard Zach Maynard.
Senior center Todd Terry led Chapmanville with 19 points, while Nick Conley had four points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots.
Dustin Woody also poured in 21 points for the Tigers, while Hall had 14, Brooks Cooper 12 and Cook 10. Ethan Brumfield added five points for Chapmanville.
Caleb Keller, Sissonville’s 6-6 center, had 34 points and 11 rebounds to lead his team.
Chapmanville led 18-14 at the half and went into the halftime tied with the Indians 32-32. Sissonville then outscored Chapmanville 20-18 in the third to take a 52-50 lead. The Tigers then outpointed the Indians 14-12 in the fourth to force overtime.
Maynard and the other six suspended Tigers will have to sit out one more game on Tuesday night as Chapmanville hosts Tolsia at 7:30 p.m. at the CRHS gym. Chapmanville then hosts Point Pleasant in Cardinal Conference action on Saturday night.
Chapmanville is coached by first-year mentor Harry Kirk. The Tigers have already surpassed last year’s win total of four just seven games into the season.
GIRLS — Logan 45, Williamson 20
NAUGATUCK — The Logan High School girls’ basketball team improved to 4-6 on the season with Saturday’s 45-20 win over Williamson in the consolation game of the John Preece Memorial Tournament at Tug Valley High School in Naugatuck.
Erica Kelley poured in 21 points to lead the Lady Cats. Katie Chryssofos had 12, while Briana Johnson and Jenna Kimbler had three each and Faydra Martin, Jessica Bias and Hannah Tothe all had two each.
Jessica Fields led Williamson with 15 points.
Logan led 13-4 after one, 25-10 at the half and 34-18 after three.
The Lady Cats are scheduled to return to action Wednesday night at home against Winfield.
Then on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., Logan hosts Princeton Day School (Md.) in the first game of the King Coal Classic Tournament at Willie Akers Arena.
Tolsia beat Tug Valley 65-49 in the tourney championship game on Saturday.