The Times West Virginian

December 14, 2012

Preston edges Bees, 56-54: PHOTOS

Times West Virginian

PLEASANT VALLEY — East Fairmont’s boys’ basketball team battled at home, but dropped a 56-54 decision against Preston on Thursday.

The Bees, now 1-1 and 0-1 in the Big 10, led 14-13 after one but trailed 33-24 at the half. East outscored Preston 17-9 in the third and led by two briefly in the fourth before the Knights took control.

Myles Johnson led East with 19 points. John Bowman added 12. Brennon Vincent had nine, and John Manchin added seven and John Manchin five.

Mitchell Koch (19 points) and Jimmy Galusky (16 points) were Preston’s two double-figure scorers.

East visits county rival North Marion on Tuesday.