Brody Dalton scored 24 points and Zion Blevins added 10 as Class AA No. 7 Chapmanville won a defensive battle over Class AAA No. 6 Winfield 46-37 Saturday night at Danny Godby Gymnasium.
It should come as no surprise that Saturday’s contest was a low scoring affair. Coming into Saturday’s contest Chapmanville had allowed 50 points or less in seven games while Winfield had allowed 50 points or less in four games.
Chapmanville’s 46 points was the sixth lowest scoring output of the season while Winfield’s 37 was the second lowest scoring output of the season.
The 37 points allowed by Chapmanville was the third lowest for an opponent while the 46 points allowed by Winfield was the sixth lowest for an opponent.
Dalton scored 15 of his game-high 24 points in the fourth quarter as Chapmanville outscored Winfield 21-13 to break a 24-24 tie. Dalton had four field goals, including a 3-pointer and connected on 6-of-9 free throw attempts to help the Tigers pull away from the Generals in the fourth.
Dalton, who was held scoreless in the first quarter which saw the score deadlocked at 4-4, jumpstarted the Tigers in the second quarter.
Dalton scored seven of the Tigers nine second quarter points and came up with a number of defensive plays to stake the Tigers to a 13-8 lead at halftime.
A 10-1 Winfield run to start the third quarter gave the Generals an 18-14 lead with 3:38 remaining.
Chapmanville answered with an 8-0 run to regain the lead at 22-18 with 1:12 to play in the third quarter.
Davin Wall’s 3 at the buzzer tied the contest at 24 after three quarters.
Tied at 26 with 6:22 to play, Dalton hit the first of his six free throws to jumpstart an 8-2 run that would give Chapmanville an eight-point lead, 36-28.
Chapmanville’s lead would reach 13 points before Winfield scored the final four points of the contest.
Wall led Winfield with 16 points. He was the only General in double figures and scored all his points in the second half. Seth Shilot, Winfield’s leading scorer, was held to six points.
Winfield was successful on 15 field goal while Chapmanville was good on 13 attempts. Each team made five 3-pointers while Chapmanville made 15-of-21 free throw attempts and Winfield just 2-of-4 from the charity stripe.
Winfield falls to 11-7 and will host Class AAA No. 8 Herbert Hoover Tuesday.
Chapmanville improves to 10-8 and will host Boone County rival Scott on Tuesday at Danny Godby Gymnasium.
Chapmanville 46, Winfield 37
Davin Wall 6 0-0 16, Seth Shilot 2 2-2 6, Tanner Laughery 1 0-0 2, Ross Musick 3 0-0 7,
Wyatt Kinder 2 0-1 4, Elijah Crompton 1 0-1 2. Totals: 15 2-4 37.
Colton Craddock 0 3-6 3, Zion Blevins 4 0-0 10, Devin Workman 1 4-4 7, Isaiah Smith 1 0-0 2, Brody Dalton 7 8-11 24. Totals: 13 15-21 46.
Winfield 4 4 16 13- 37
Chapmanville 4 9 11 21- 46
3-point field goals: Winfield 5 (Wall 4, Musick), Chapmanville 5 (Blevins 2, Dalton 2, Workman).