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Tucker County beats Greater Beckley 68-61

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CHARLESTON (AP) -

Tyler Snyder scored 22 points, Ian Nichols had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Tucker County beat Greater Beckley Christian 68-61 in the Class A quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
    
Fourth-seeded Tucker County (21-3) advanced to the semifinals for the fifth time in six years and will meet top-seeded Tug Valley on Friday.
    
Austin Zirk added 16 points for Tucker County.
    
Javonne Staunton-Bailey led Greater Beckley Christian with 17 points. Elisha Kidd added 14 points and Keith Mullins had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
    
Tucker County went ahead to stay late in the first quarter and led by as many as 18 points in the second.
    
Fifth-seeded Greater Beckley Christian (19-6) got as close as 39-34 midway through the third quarter before Tucker County again pulled away.

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