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Wesley Christian advances to tourney title game

STEVE LeMASTER
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Wesley Christian High School boys’ basketball team defeated host Huntington St. Joseph 58-55 on Wednesday night at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena to advance to the championship game of the 36th Annual CSX Transportation St. Joseph Invitational Tournament.


Wesley Christian improved to 9-6 after posting the win.


After exchanging the lead throughout the contest, Wesley Christian managed to hang on for the victory.


The two teams were knotted 30-30 at halftime.


Joshua Amuzu led Wesley Christian with a team-high 21 points. Stephen Goble joined Amuzu in double figures, adding 13 points for the Riders.


With the victory, Wesley Christian advances to play West Virginia Class A powerhouse Charleston Catholic on Friday night at 9 p.m.


Wesley Christian 58, Huntington St. Joseph 56


Wesley Christian: Amuzu 21, Goble 13, Thompson 9, Caldwell 6, Hall 6, Mosley 3


Huntington St. Joseph: Mayes 27, Dransfeld 12, McNeil 7, Goheen 4, Jenkins 3, Rabel 2.


Wesley Christian……………….17 13 14 14-58


Huntington St. Joseph………..12 187 18-55

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