PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A different kind of dynamic duo.
T.G. Miller and Chance Burleson combined for 41 points Tuesday night to lead the Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team past host Parkersburg Christian, by a count of 50-42.
A tightly contested first quarter left the Defenders (14-8) with a 15-to-12 lead headed into the second. Parkersburg Christian answered back in the second period with a 15-to-11 run to take the one point halftime edge.
The Knights extended their lead in the third period with a 8-to-5 run, which made their lead 35-31 with eight minutes remaining. The Defenders missed just two shots in the final period, as they went on a 19-to-7 run to overtake PSC and grab the 50-42 victory.
OVCS was led by T.G. Miller with 21 points and Chance Burleson with 20. Marshall Hood and Even Bowman each had three points, while Richard Bowman had two and Phil Hollingshead marked one.
The Defenders shot 11-of-16 (68.8 percent) from the charity stripe and 19-of-39 (48.7 percent) from the field, including 1-of-5 (20 percent) from beyond the arc. Evan Bowman accounted for the lone OVCS triple. The Defenders committed 10 turnovers in the game.
Harlan Bowser led the Knights with 15 points, followed by Austin Alley with 12 and Karben Wright with 10. Eric Wade rounded out the PCS scoring with five points in the game.
The Knights shot 10-of-17 (58.8 percent) from the free throw line and 15-of-38 (39.5 percent) from the field, including 2-of-7 (28.6 percent) from beyond the arc. PCS committed 17 turnovers in the game.
The Defenders also defeated Parkersburg Christian on December 6th in Gallipolis, by a count of 59-43.