Postseason tournament action begins for Upshur County Summer Basketball League

TENNERTON – The Upshur County Summer Basketball League began their postseason tournament on Wednesday and Thursday with both Division 1 and Division 2 playing their first round games.

Wednesday saw Division 1 play their first round contests.

No. 4 KBAM Builders downed Strategy IT in the opener by a 56-47 score with Logan Bailey scoring 15 points for KBAM Builders while Cordell Nicola paced Strategy IT with a game-high 17 points.

In an upset, No. 6 Sam’s Pizza downed No. 3 The Outpost by a 68-55 score with Ian Strader leading Sam’s Pizza with 23 points while Josiah Bailey had 17 to lead The Outpost.

The final game Wednesday had No. 2 Pre Played Media beat No. 7 High Point Construction by a 79-51 count.

Rye Gadd led Pre Played Media with 19 points while Travis Minor led High Point Construction with 17 points.

In the Division 2 opener Thursday, No. 4 Blades & Fades edged No. 5 CPImagery by a 55-54 score as Darius Dillard led Blades & Fades with 23 points while Storm Workman paced CPImagery with 24 points.

Game two had No. 3 CEC best No. 6 Dairy Queen by a 65-50 score as Dawson Lilly had a game-high 25 points for CEC while Austin Upton scored 22 points for Dairy Queen.

In Thursday’s final game No. 2 TKS Contracting beat No. 7 AMTC by a 79-54 score with Nate Frazier scoring a game-high 24 points for TKS Contracting while Keefe Kiser led AMTC with 11 points.

Division 1 was to have held their Second Round games Friday night while Division 2 will start their Second Round games on Monday.

The title game will be played Tuesday at 8 p.m.

The boxscores:

(Wednesday)

KBAM Builders 26   30 – 56

Strategy IT 18  29 – 47

KBAM Builders 56

Logan Bailey 6 2-6 15; Jaydn Stewart 5 0-0 14; Phil Abel 4 2-2 10; Lane Morrow 3 0-0 9; Shane Belknap 1 4-4 6; Mitchell Shaw 1 0-0 2; Dave Hamner 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 8-12 56.

Strategy IT 47

Cordell Nicola 6 4-8 17; Tyler Kuhn 3 3-5 9; Zach Dean 3 1-1 7; John Lehman 2 0-0 5; Gage Raschella 2 0-0 5; Zach Rowan 2 0-0 4. Totals 18 8-13 47.

Sam’s Pizza 32  36 – 68

The Outpost 26  29 — 55

Sam’s Pizza 68

Ian Strader 10 3-5 23; Jaden Westfall 5 1-4 11; Carter Zuliani 5 0-1 10; Jerin Westfall 3 2-2 8; Luke Yardley 4 0-2 8; Bryson Johnston 3 0-0 6; Jevon Westfall 1 0-0 2. Totals 31 6-14 68.

The Outpost 55

Josiah Bailey 5 3-3 17; Isaac Walker 4 1-1 12; Mike Walker 3 2-2 10; J. D. Listen 3 3-3 9; Tommy Hawkins 1 4-6 7. Totals 16 13-15 55.

Pre Played Media 43  36 – 79

High Point Construction 21  30 – 51

Pre Played Media 79

Rye Gadd 8 0-0 19; Caden Cutlip 6 0-0 15; Rusty Harsh 5 0-0 10; Patrick Loftis 4 0-0 10; Alicia Lentz 4 0-0 8; Alex Midcap 3 0-0 7; Travis Anderson 2 0-0 5; Jeff Hayhurst 2 0-0 5. Totals 34 0-0 79.

High Point Construction 51

Travis Minor 6 0-0 17; Danica Prescott 4 0-0 12; Chris Prescott 4 0-0 10; Willie Morgan 2 0-0 6; Mark Bacon 3 0-0 6. Totals 19 0-0 51.

(Thursday)

CPImagery 31  23 – 54

Blades & Fades 21  33 – 55

CPImagery 54

Storm Workman 8 6-7 24; Carter Williams 8 3-4 20; Joey Baxa 3 1-2 8; Tom Wood 1 0-0 2; Codi Cabrera 0 0-0 0; Adam Burnside 0 0-0 0; Ethan Crosten 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 10-13 54.

Blades & Fades 55

Darius Dillard 9 4-10 23; Trey Key 4 0-0 9; L. J. Lawrence 3 1-6 9; Brandon Zirk 3 1-2 8; Billy Plum 1 0-0 3; Jordan Hunter 1 0-0 2; T. R. Valentine 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 6-18 55.

Dairy  Queen 20  30 – 50

CEC 36  29 – 65

Dairy Queen 50

Austin Upton 10 1-2 22; Tanner Lantz 7 0-0 18; Nate Brewer 2 0-0 4; Colton Criss 1 0-0 3; Trenton Whited 1 0-0 3; Cole Price 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 1-2 50.

CEC 69

Dawson Lilly 7 7-7 25; Vinny Snuffer 10 0-4 20; Jacob Carder 3 2-3 9; Jacob Smith 4 0-0 8; Ben Boggs 1 0-0 2; Ethan Smith 0 1-2 1. Totals 25 10-16 65.

AMTC 21  33 – 54

TKS Contracting 33  45 – 78

AMTC 54

Keefe Kiser 4 0-0 11; Kyran Larsen 4 0-0 10; Devante Santiago 4 0-0 8; Spencer Vaught 2 0-0 6; Skyler Carlton 2 0-0 5; Josh Carr 2 0-0 5; Chris Confere 1 2-8 4; Jamie Alexander 1 0-0 3; Rob Quici 1 0-0 2. 21 2-8 54.

TKS Contracting 78

Nate Frazier 8 0-0 24; Jarrett Mulooly 8 1-1 20; Jake Rahming 4 3-4 12; Caden Rorhbaugh 4 0-0 11; Joe Nichols 2 0-0 5; Hunter Blake 1 2-4 5. Totals 27 6-9 78.

Tournament Results and Schedule

Division 1

(Wednesday)

Round 1

No. 4 KBAM Builders 56, No. 5 Strategy IT 47

No. 6 Sam’s Pizza 68, No. 3 The Outpost 55

No. 2 Pre Played Media 79, No. 7 High Point Construction 51

(Friday)

Round 2

No. 4 KBAM Builders vs. No. 1 Ralph’s Furniture

No. 6 Sam’s Pizza vs. No. 2 Pre Played Media

Division 2

(Thursday)

Round 1

No. 4 Blades & Fades 55, No. 5 CPImagery 54

No. 3 CEC 65, No. 6 Dairy Queen 50

No. 2 TKS Contracting 78, No. 7 AMTC 54

(Monday)

Round 2

No. 1 On Point Athletics vs. Blades & Fades

No. 3 CEC vs. No. 2 TKS Contracting

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