Consolation bracket night at the Gallatin and Albany tournaments was held on Wednesday with multiple area teams seeing action. Gilman City, Tri-County and Newtown-Harris all had both their boys and girls teams in action in Gallatin and the Princeton Lady Tigers played in Albany.
Gilman City Girls 54
The Gilman City girls bounced back from an opening round loss in the Gallatin Tournament with a big win over Newtown-Harris in the consolation semifinals on Wednesday night. Gilman outscored the Lady Tigers 13-7 in the first quarter and 17-7 in the second to take a commanding lead. After another big quarter from Gilman City in the third, the Lady Hawks coasted to the finish, picking up the victory.
Gilman City moved to 2-1 on the season with the win and was led by 16 points from Mikayla Toombs. Kady Sperry had 15 points and Saige Holmes finished with eight. Hailey Burrows added six points, Darianne Carey finished with four, Hayley Burnett and Morgan Hightree each had two points and Morgan Reed scored one. Gilman will be in the tournament’s consolation final on Friday, taking on Winston at 7 p.m.
Newtown-Harris fell to 1-2 on the season with the loss. Becca Johnson and Allison Gibson each scored six points to pace the Lady Tigers. Abby Wells had five points, Madison Gibson had four, Roni Busick had four and Paige Thompson added three. Newtown will now face Tri-County in the seventh-place game on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Maysville Boys 78
Gilman City Boys 20
The Gilman City boys were relegated to the Gallatin Tournament seventh-place game, falling by 58 points to Maysville. A 22-0 run by Maysville to start the game was more than enough to bury the Hawks, who fell to 0-3 on the season with the loss.
Dylan Sievering led the way for Gilman, scoring 15 points. Craig Troester had three points and Trevor Burrows finished with two. Gilman will play Tri-County in the seventh-place game on Friday at 5:45 p.m.
Newtown-Harris Boys 68
Tri-County Boys 47
The Newtown-Harris boys avenged a loss to Tri-County in their first game of the season, defeating the Mustangs in the Gallatin Tournament consolation semifinals on Wednesday night. Newtown got the victory behind a pair of huge performances from Adam Crawford and Zach Coin. Crawford poured in 30 points and Coin added 25 as Newtown moved into the consolation finals.
The Tigers, now 1-2 on the season, also got six points from Keone Stanton, five from Ishmael Garcia and two from Ben Busick. Newtown will take on Maysville in the consolation finals on Friday at 8:15 p.m.
Tri-County, which dropped to 1-2 with the loss, was led by 14 points from Dillon Cook and 10 from Derek Swymeler. Nate Sutton scored seven, Tyler Lane and Russell Huston each scored six and Jonathan Swymeler finished with four. The Mustangs will play Gilman City for seventh place on Friday at 5:45 p.m.
Winston Girls 53
Tri-County Girls 16
The Tri-County girls fell to 0-3 on the season with a loss to Winston in the Gallatin Tournament semifinals. Winston outscored the Lady Mustangs in all four quarters on the way to the victory.
Leeza Siddoway scored eight to pace the Lady Mustangs and Tayluer Dunks finished with four. Tri-County also got two points each from Katana Almond and Chassity Smith.
The Lady Mustangs will play Newtown-Harris for seventh place on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Princeton Girls 40
Albany Girls 32
The Princeton Lady Tigers got in the win column on Wednesday night with an eight-point win over the host school in the Albany Tournament consolation semifinals. The Lady Tigers posted 11 points in each of the first two frames and played solid defense leading to a 22-11 halftime advantage. Princeton showed the way through the entire second half, fending off a Lady Warrior rally late to pick up win number one.
The now 1-2 Lady Tigers were led by Paige Phillips who scored 19 points in the win. Maddie Enright added eight and Chelsie Jones and Jasey Smith each scored four. Rachelle Parks finished with three points and Fallon Priest rounded out the Princeton total with two points.
Princeton will now play for the consolation title on Friday in Albany.
- Girls –
Gilman City 2-1
Grundy R-5 0-2
- Boys -
Grundy R-5 2-0
Gilman City 0-2