Spring Mills, W.V. (December 21, 2014) – The Woodgrove Wolverines boys basketball team won the Nova Pennington Hardwood Classic at Spring Mills High School on Friday, December 19.
The Wolverines beat the Hedgesville Eagles 55-50 in overtime, after being down 15-4 after the first quarter. Matt Gilson led Woodgrove scoring with 18 points and 3 blocks and Prakash Ellis finished with 17 points, 4 blocks and 7 rebounds. Ryan Vacca also added 11 points in the win for the Wolverines.
On Saturday, December 20 the Wolverines returned to West Virginia and played Spring Mills High School, where they won a back and forth 45-44 nail biter. Junior Prakash Ellis made two clutch free throws in the final seconds to take the lead and win the game. Ellis finished with 15 points. Senior Matt Gilson again led all scorers with 17 points. Both Gilson and Ellis made the Nova Pennington Hardwood Classic All-Tournament Team.
These hard-fought wins improve Woodgrove to 7-2
The Wolverines next see action after the holidays on Tuesday, January 6, when they host James Wood High School.