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Trenton Girls Back Into District Title Game

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Mykah Hurley goes up for a layup during the Trenton girls’ 48-38 semifinal victory over Hamilton at the Class 3, District 16 Tournament in Lathrop on Wednesday night. Hurley had seven points and three assists in the win.

The Trenton High School girls basketball team is finished playing Hamilton in 2017. After a trilogy of hard-fought games – all resulting in Trenton wins – the Bulldogs are

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Area Hoops Scoreboard 2-22-17

Linn County Girls 52, Grundy R-5 Girls 46
The Grundy R-5 girls reached the end of the line on Wednesday night, dropping a match-up with Green City in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 11 Tournament in Green City. The second-seeded Panthers fell behind 27-19 in the first half, struggling with Linn County’s pressure defense. The Grundy girls would never lead, falling to the three seed 52-46.
“Linn County

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Bulldogs Prevail In First-Round Showdown

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Trenton’s Lathan Croy rips the ball away from an East Buchanan player during the Bulldogs’ 73-49 district victory on Tuesday night in Lathrop. Croy had 14 points to go with six steals and eight rebounds.

In the week leading up to district play, the talk within the Trenton High School boys’ basketball program revolved around East Buchanan. Even after Trenton’s loss to Hamilton – the third close

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Area Hoops Scoreboard 2-21-17

Gilman City Girls 54, Pattonsburg Girls 50
The Gilman City girls continued a strong finish to the season on Tuesday night, securing a first-round district victory over Pattonsburg at the Class 1, District 14 Tournament in Eagleville. Gilman trailed 16-4 after the opening frame, but came back with a 17-7 run in the second quarter. Gilman then outscored Pattonsburg 24-16 in the fourth quarter, hitting 12-of-15 free throws down the

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Trenton Girls Take Care Of Business

One-seed versus eight-seed games are rarely competitive. Trenton’s first round match-up with LeBlond was a necessary step on the road to a return to the district title game, however, and the Bulldogs took care of business, defeating the Golden Eagles 54-12 at the Class 3, District 16 Tournament in Lathrop on Monday night.
Trenton got a very balanced scoring attack and a dominating defensive effort to quickly put away LeBlond.

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Trenton Lands Seven On All-GRC Teams

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Representing Trenton on the All-Grand River Conference basketball teams were, from left, front row, Ainsley Tolson, girls’ first team; Whitley Richman, unanimous girls’ first team; Salem Croy, girls’ second team; Mykah Hurley, girls’ second team; back row, Spencer Harris, unanimous boys’ first team; Connor Cotton, unanimous boys’ first team; and Corbyn Guile, boys’ second team.

After sweeping the Grand River Conference basketball championships, Trenton High School was

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North Central Men Roll Over Culver-Stockton JV

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MJ Johnson skies to the hoop during the Pirates’ 88-59 victory over the Culver-Stockton junior varsity on Monday night at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton. Johnson had eight points and nine rebounds in the win.

For the second time in six days, the North Central Missouri College men’s basketball team picked up a big win over the Culver-Stockton junior varsity. The oddity in the schedule was

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Area Hoops Scoreboard 2-20-17

Mercer Boys 59, Albany Boys 13
The Mercer boys rolled up a big win in the first round of the Class 1, District 14 Tournament on Monday night in Eagleville. The Cardinals outscored the Warriors 19-0 in the opening frame and were never in danger the rest of the way, winning by 46 points.
Cash Hartley had 18 points to lead Mercer (21-5). Cam Hartley added 14 points, Bryer Noe

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NCMC Men Score 110 In Win, Women Fall

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Tyreke Bell drives to the basket during the Pirates’ 110-88 victory over North Arkansas Saturday at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton.

Saturday saw a split between North Central Missouri College and North Arkansas Community College in basketball action at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton. North Arkansas won the women’s game by a score of 68-57, but North Central took the men’s contest, winning 110-88.
North

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