It was a good Cardinal Conference opener for the Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team which defeated Winfield, 66-55, on Tuesday night on the road.
Chapmanville, 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference, got a 29-point effort by junior Drew Williamson. The 6-foot-3 guard sank four 3-pointers on the night.
Hunter Neal had nine points and Obinna Killen and Devin Collins had eight each. Tyler Moore and Kyle Browning tossed in six points each. Collins made two 3s.
Chapmanville was 11 of 18 from the free throw line. The Generals made 17 of 24 of its free throws.
Winfield (1-1) was paced by Braeden McGrew’s 17 points. Tate Hancock had 16 and Andrew Huff 11. Christian Frye had 10 points and Kyle Machel chipped in with one point. McGrew netted a trio of 3s on the night.
The Tigers led 17-12 after one quarter but fell behind 29-28 at the half and 45-43 after three. A 23-10 fourth quarter by CRHS was the difference.
Chapmanville is scheduled to play Saturday at 8 p.m. vs. No. 1-ranked Fairmont Senior in the Big Ten/Cardinal Conference Challenge at Robert C. Byrd High School.
Big Ten-Cardinal Conference Challenge
At Robert C. Byrd High School
Friday, Dec. 16
5 p.m. — Grafton vs. Wayne
6:30 — Liberty Harrison vs. Herbert Hoover
8 — Lincoln vs. Scott
Saturday, Dec. 17
11 a.m. — Lewis County vs. Nitro
12:30 p.m. — Philip Barbour vs. Winfield
2 — Robert C. Byrd vs. Logan
3:30 — Bridgeport vs. Mingo Central
5 — Sissonville vs. East Fairmont
6:30 — Poca vs. North Marion
8 — Chapmanville vs. Fairmont Senior
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).