Prep Roundup: River routs Frontier

BEAVERTON — River tied a season-high with 13 three-point field goals Friday night in a 51-21 rout of homestanding Frontier in boys’ high school basketball action.

John Murphy knocked down six of those bonus bombs en route to a game-high 20 points. He also grabbed eight rebounds.

Stone Thompson added seven points and a like number of assists for the Pilots (9-2). Colton Lawrence had eight points.

River was only 3-for-8 from two-point land, but they tickled the twine on 13 of 27 three-point attempts.

The Cougars are 7-4.

Monroe Central 69,

Bellaire 49

WOODSFIELD — Zac Jones poured in 26 points and freshman Malachi Rose-Burton had 12 as Monroe Central downed Bellaire.

Luke Burkhart added 11 points, including three 3s, for the Seminoles (5-7), who led 18-10 after one quarter.

Monroe Central was 11 of 12 from the free throw line with Jones and Garet Cramer both 4 of 4.

David Zwack paced Bellaire (2-11) with 19 points, while Cole Runyan had 13.

Beallsville 62, Hundred 47

BEALLSVILLE — Adam Baker scored 21 points and Wyatt Brown had 20 as Beallsville surged early in besting Hundred.

Dakota Phillips added 11 points for the Blue Devils (5-7).

Travis McCoy scored 13 points for the Hornets, while Logan Norris had 11.

Cameron 67, Bridgeport 55

CAMERON — Dillon Meintel exploded for 33 points to lead Cameron past Bridgeport.

Travis Mickey added 17 points for the Dragons.

John Stark paced the Bulldogs (3-11) with 18 points.

East Richland Christian 58, St. John 39

BELLAIRE — Duncan Pagano closed to within three points of 1,000 for his career by scoring 32 in a victory at St. John.

Josh Garcia added 13 points for the Lions, while Austin Moore had 11.

Matt Fouty paced the Irish (0-13) with 21 points. Nick DiLoretta had 12.

Late Thursday

East Richland Christian 82, North Pleasant Christian 67

The Lions defeated the Falcons at Ohio University Eastern. Duncan Pagano led all scorers with a career-high 49 points and needs 35 more to reach 1,000 for his career. Josh Garcia added 31 points for the Lions.

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