POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant boys basketball team dropped its fourth straight decision Saturday night following a 47-40 setback to visiting Logan in a non-conference matchup in Mason County.
The host Big Blacks (1-8) jumped out to a small 8-7 advantage after eight minutes of play, but the Wildcats (4-6) countered with a small 10-8 run to secure a slim 17-16 lead at the break.
LHS made its biggest charge of the night in the third stanza, using an 18-13 run to establish 35-29 edge headed into the finale. Point Pleasant pulled to within 40-35 midway through the fourth, but never came closer the rest of the way as the guests used a 7-5 spurt to wrap up the seven-point decision.
Logan outrebounded PPHS by a 37-26 margin, including a 10-5 edge on the offensive glass. The Wildcats — winners of two straight — had only eight turnovers, compared to 13 by the Big Blacks.
Dillon McCarty led the hosts with 14 points, leaving him 12 points shy of 1,000 for his career. Garrett Norris also had nine points in the setback.
A.J. Reynolds paced Logan with a game-high 24 points, followed by C.J. Williams with 13 markers.