By Paul Adkins
CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team won Thursday night’s Class AA Region 4 co-championship game over Sissonville in dramatic fashion before a jam-packed Danny Godby Gymnasium crowd in Chapmanville.
The Tigers led just 56-55 late in the Region 4 co-championship game and Chapmanville’s Dylan Smith was able to put CRHS ahead 57-55 with 13 ticks to go in the game after splitting from the free throw line.
Sissonville grabbed the rebound and missed an opportunity to send the game to overtime as Zach McCutcheon caught a pass underneath the hoop and his alley-oop attempt at the buzzer rolled off the rim no good.
Sissonville’s Zach McCutcheon misses an alley-oop attempt at the buzzer as the Chapmanville Regional High School boys basketball team secures a trip to the state tournament with a 57-55 win on Thursday night at Chapmanville’s Danny Godby Gymnasium. (Video by Paul Adkins)
The Tigers (17-8) are scheduled to face Poca (23-2) on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the first round of the Class AA state tournament at the Charleston Civic Center.
Chapmanville is the No. 8 seed, while the Dots are the No. 1 seed.
Poca, the defending 2A state champs, survived a scare on Thursday night by beating Scott in a slowdown 20-10 decision at Poca High School.