Game 10: Top-seeded Wheeling Central moves on to Class A semifinal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —
No. 1 Wheeling Central trailed for just 20 seconds in its Class A quarterfinal win over No. 8 Tyler Consolidated Thursday night.
Wheeling Central (23-2) defeated Tyler Consolidated (17-9) 71-52 to advance to the Class A semifinals.
The Maroon Knights shot 54 percent from the field and were led in scoring by Owen Gainer, who finished the game with 22 points.
Brent Price filled the stat sheet for Wheeling Central, finishing with 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists. Anthony Robbins added 13 for Wheeling Central.
Tyler Consolidated's Tyler West scored 22 points to lead the Knights. Griffin Phillips added 12 and Dylan Roberts scored 11 for Tyler Consolidated.
See the complete box score here:
Wheeling Central will play in the Class A semifinal Friday at 7:15 p.m.
The Maroon Knights have won nine state titles in school history. Their last title came in 2014.