Valley Ends Season at Cameron
Cameron ended Valley’s season on Tuesday night, April 20, with a 79-36 victory in a Region one Section one semi-final basketball game on the Dragons home floor. The Dragons held the Lumberjacks to just three points in the first quarter and led 26-3 at the end of eight. By halftime the hosts had upped the advantage to 58-13 and it was to much for the visitors to overcome.
The Dragons had the games top scorer as Conner Howard had the hot hand pouring in a career high 30 points including eight shots from three point land. He was backed in the scoring column by Trevor Beresford who ended with 16 points, eight rebounds three assists and three blocks. Cole Burkett also landed in double figures with 11 points while adding four steals.
Logan Bassett led the Lumberjacks with 11 points, including three 3-pointers, while Gavin Streets hit for nine and Tommy Shannon added six, which included a long ball.
Valley Boys down Hundred in Region One, Section One action
Valley High School behind a terrific night from senior Tommy Shannon defeated the Hornets from Hundred on Monday night, April 19, in Pine Grove 74-48 to advance to play Cameron. The win gave longtime head coach John Kocher his 200th win at Valley High.
Shannon put on quite the display on Monday as he filled up the stat book with a game high 25 points, while adding 10 rebounds for a double-double. He added eight assists and six steals to finish the night. Logan Bassett also hit in double figures for the Lumberjacks as he canned 13 points, including three 3-pointers. Patrick Higginbotham a promising sophomore added 11 markers including three 3-pointers, to give the home team three double figure scorers.
Brigg Anderson a 6’3″ sophomore knocked in nine points and grabbed six rebounds. Gavin Streets and Walker Bassett each hit for seven points and Layden Martin added two.
For the Hornets Bobby Hostutler lit up the scoreboard with 19 points while Johnson hit for 11, including three 3-pointers. Fox added nine, and Fluharty hit for five points. Ray and Boston each added two.