Boys Basketball: 2023 All-MSAC Boys Basketball Team Announced

Commissioner Jim Hamric today announced the 2023 All- MSAC Boys Basketball team. George Washington’s Brendan Hoffman was selected Player of the Year while GW’s Rick Greene was named Coach of the Year. The team was selected by league coaches. The full team:

2023 MSAC Boys All-Conference Basketball Team

Player of the Year

Brendan Hoffman – George Washington

Coach of the Year

Rick Greene – George Washington

First Team

Mikey Johnson – Huntington – Jr.

Duane Harris – Huntington – Jr. 

Ben Nicol – George Washington – Sr. 

Clay Robertson – Spring Valley  – So.

Nas’jaih Jones  – South Charleston  – Sr.

Bryson Smith – South Charleston – Sr. 

Dominic Schmidt – Cabell Midland – Sr. 

Jayden Clark – St. Albans – Jr. 

Second Team

Jaylen Motley –  Huntington – Sr. 

Noah Lewis – George Washington – Fr.

Tate Adkins – Spring Valley – Jr.

Jackson Clark – Hurricane – Jr.

Chance Hartwell – St. Albans – Jr,

Austin Fleming –  Parkersburg – Sr.

Isaac Petitt – Cabell Midland – Sr.

Braydin Ward – Riverside – Sr. 

Special Honorable Mention

Gavin Lochow –  Huntington

Mondrell Dean – Hurricane

De’mahje Clark – Capital

Sha’lik Hampton – Capital

Peyton Brown – South Charleston

Nate Rodriguez – Parkersburg 

Jack Easton – Cabell Midland 

Honorable Mention

Markel Booker – Capital

Ty Smith – Spring Valley

Keyan Grayson – Spring Valley

Bryaden Whittington – Hurricane 

Tyrique Wilkins – St. Albans

Elijah Martin – St. Albans

Jamari Tubbs – Huntington

Avonti Crawford – Huntington

Aiden Cottrell – Cabell Midland 

Samson Mitchell – Riverside

Michael Terrell Jr. – Riverside

Dawson Lunsford – George Washington

Girls Basketball: 2023 All-MSAC Team Announced

Commissioner Jim Hamric today announced the 2023 All-MSAC Girls Basketball Team. Cabell Midland’s Jayda Allie was named Player of the Year while Bo Miller of Spring Valley was named Coach of the Year. The team was selected by a vote of league coaches. The full team:

2023 MSAC Girls All Conference Basketball Team


Player of the Year

Jayda Allie – Cabell Midland


Coach of the Year

Bo Miller – Spring Valley


First Team

Natalie Smith – South Charleston – Soph

Jazmyn Wheeler – Cabell Midland – Sr

Alanna McKenzie – Riverside – Sr

Hallie Bailey – Spring Valley – Sr

Allie Daniels – Spring Valley – Soph

Zaniah Zellous – Geo Washington – Soph

Finley Lohan – Geo Washington – Jr

Amara Jackson – Huntington – Jr

Jay Cee Elzy – St Albans – Soph


Second Team

NuNu Pannell – St Albans – Fr

Kyra Brown – South Charleston – Sr

Sophi Aldridge – Cabell Midland – Jr

Trinity Balog – Parkersburg – Jr

Sierra Mason – Parkersburg – Sr

Maggie Oduor – Hurricane – Sr

Dria Parker – Spring Valley -Soph

Ella Giles – Huntington – Soph





Special Honorable Mention

Shayla Montgomery – St Albans

Mya Toombs – South Charleston

Josie Graves – Cabell Midland

Brilynn Florence – Parkersburg

Maddy Young – Hurricane

Brooklyn Ellis – Spring Valley

Macie Mallory – Geo Washington

Siya Smith – Geo Washington

Malaysia Foye – Capital

Jada Turner – Huntington

Bentleigh Christus – Huntington





Honorable Mention

Taylor Parsons- CM

Haleigh Crue -SV

Amaya Smith – Huntington

Mallory Crowder – Riverside

Riley Starsick – Riverside

Alex Anderson – Hurricane

Erin Dempsey – Hurricane

Shaleena Dunlap – Capital

Kennedy Porter – Parkersburg

Desire’e Thomas – SC

Laynie Binion – SA

Candra Frazier – GW

Night of Champions Wrap-up: George Washington Boys, Cabell Midland Girls win MSAC Championships

George Washington High School’s Boys and Cabell Midland High School’s Girls won MSAC Championships at Night of Champions. The event was held on February 17 & 18th at the South Charleston Community Center.

In the championship games, George Washington’s Boys defeated Huntington 82-66 while Cabell Midland’s Girls topped Spring Valley by a score of 45-41.

In the consolation games, South Charleston’s Boys defeated St. Albans 61-45 and George Washington’s Girls downed Huntington 50-36.

The popular skills competition was held Friday evening with all 10 conference schools represented. Winners of the events were:

Boys Foul Shooting-Christian Goebel- South Charleston

Girl Foul Shooter-Jasmine Wheeler- Cabell Midland

Best Boy or Girls Foul Shooter-Christian Goebel – South Charleston

Boys Top Gun-Ben Nichol, George Washington

Girls Top Gun-Jada Allie, Cabell Midland

Best Boy or Girl Top Gun-Jada Allie, Cabell Midland

Boy/Girl team Hot Shot winners-Brandon Dennison & Finley Lohan-George Washington

Slam Dunk winner-Elijah Bennett-Capital

Night of Champions Streaming Schedule on NFHS Network

Today’s Night of Champions games will be streamed on NFHS Network. Search for South Charleston High School at the appropriate tip time. Here is today’s schedule:

Consolation Session: Noon: Huntington vs. George Washington Girls 2PM: South Charleston vs. St. Albans Boys

Championship Session: 6PM Spring Valley vs. Cabell Midland Girls 8PM George Washington vs. Huntington Boys

MSAC Night of Champions Pairings Announced

Commissioner Jim Hamric has announced the schedule for the 2023 MSAC Night of Champions. The event is held at the South Charleston Community Center on February 17 and 18, 2023. George Washington and Huntington will play for the Boys Championship while Spring Valley and Cabell Midland will face off for the Girls title on Saturday, February 18th. The always popular skills competition will be on Friday, February 17th.  Place games will be held at campus sites on Thursday, February 16th. Full dates, times and pairings are below:

Thursday, February 16th – Place Games – All Tip Times 7:00 PM


St. Albans @ South Charleston

Hurricane @ Parkersburg

Capital @ Riverside



Cabell Midland @ Capital

Parkersburg @ Spring Valley

Riverside @ Hurricane


Friday, February 17th :

7:00 PM – Skills Competition – All Conference Schools Participate – South Charleston Community Center


Saturday, February 18th – All Games at South Charleston Community Center :

Noon – Girls Consolation Game – Huntington vs. George Washington

2:00 PM – Boys Consolation Game – South Charleston vs. St. Albans

4:30 PM Academic and Retiree Awards

6:00 PM – Girls Championship – Spring Valley vs. Cabell Midland

8:00 PM – Boys Championship – George Washington vs. Huntington