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Sports Round-up; Football Action Ahead

By Staff | Oct 7, 2016

MIDDLEBOURNE — The Silver Knights (3-3) host the Ritchie County Rebels (1-6) at tonight’s 7 p.m. Homecoming game.

Paden City’s Wildcats (1-4) travel to Mon County to take on the Cee Bees from Clay-Battelle (5-0) at 7 p.m.

Magnolia (1-5) heads down the river to play Marietta (4-2) tonight at 7 p.m.

In other sports action, the Wildcats’ volleyball team defeated River in a back-and-forth five-game set that served up a final score of 3-2.

Speaking of volleyball, Coach Richard Summers captured his 500th win Tuesday when the Silver Knights’ defeated Williamstown’s Yellow Jackets 25-22 and 25-15. TCHS also made quick work of Ravenswood’s Red Devils winning two straight sets 25-13 and 25-20.

In TCMS cross country action, the Silver Knights edged out regional powerhouse Doddridge County by one point to score the runner-up trophy at the LKC Championship on Thursday in Mineral Wells. The girls team captured sixth place finish. Spencer Corley placed second in the race and there were more than a few familiar names among the top 10.

During recent soccer matches, the Silver Knights’ girls’ soccer team surged forward, but came up short against Wheeling Central Catholic and East Fairmont. TCHS went scoreless in both games as Wheeling Central notched at 5-0 score while East Fairmont put on 11 on the board.

For more area sports action, see the Tyler Star News next week.

Worth noting, Tyler Consolidated High School’s Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime. The Senior queen candidates/court are: (Seniors) Courtney Hoder, Dani Yonaley, Abigail Fletcher, Devann McCoy, and Hannah Ankrom; Junior princesses Kenna Smith and Asia Keller; Sophomore princesses Josey Jones and JoLee Walton; Freshman princesses Jonaya Staley and Naomi Mathers.