CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Keldon Bell had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and Washington made its Class AAA tournament debut a success with a 60-56 win over Parkersburg South in the quarterfinals Thursday.
Fifth-seeded Parkersburg South had taken its final lead, 51-48, on a layup by Logan Cox with 3:27 left.
Dominique Newman finished with 17 points, including a layup with 15 seconds left that put Washington ahead to stay, 58-56. Kendell Smith made two free throws with 5 seconds left to secure the win.
Smith finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Fourth-seeded Washington (21-5) had a 49-34 rebounding advantage.
Wes Mitchem scored 20 points and Doug Dennis had 10 points for Parkersburg South (21-5).