Area Teams Have Tough Time At Tri-County Tournament

Print

Published on December 31 2012 3:24 pm
Last Updated on December 31 2012 3:44 pm
Written by Millie Lange

KANSAS -- Area teams competed for third, fifth and seventh place finishes at the Tri-County Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday and all three came up short.

Winning the championship of the tournament was Arthur-Lovington with a 63-41 win over Paris.

In the third place game, Westville downed Stewardson-Strasburg 63-36. Westville scored the first eight points of the contest and never trailed the Comets. The winners held a 30-17 halftime lead.

Stew-Stras was led by Justin Fulk and Jason Fry with nine points each. Fulk pulled down with rebounds.

Third Place Game

WESTVILLE (63)

Cox 3-4 -- 10, Brazas 4-1 -- 11, Thompson 2-4 -- 9, White 5-5 -- 15, Elliot 5-2 -- 12, Romo 1-0 -- 2, Turner 0-0 -- 0, Wash 1-0 -- 2, A. Flynn 0-0 -- 0, Ottino 0-0 -- 0, D. Flynn 1-0 -- 2, Gooch 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 22 FG, 16 FT.

STEW-STRAS (36)

Becker 3-0 -- 6, Luce 1-0 -- 2, Fry 3-3 -- 9, Fulk 3-3 -- 9, Helmuth 1-2 -- 4, Jones 0-0 -- 0, Bugger 1-2 -- 4, Blythe 0-0 -- 0, Rincker 0-0 -- 0, Roley 1-0 -- 2. TOTALS 13 FG, 10 FT.

Westville              16    14    19    14    --    63

Stew-Stras            8      9    11      8    --    36

3-point FG -- Westville 3 (Brazas 2, Thompson 1), Stew-Stras 0.

Hutsonville/Palestine handed Windsor a 68-46 loss in the fifth place contest.

H/P edged out to a 32-26 halftime lead then had a 14-5 third period run to pull away. Williams tallied 18 for the winners while Heflin added 13.

Windsor was led by Trey Leasher with 14, Christian Smith with 11 and Alex Allen with 10.

Fifth Place Game

WINDSOR (46)

Warner 0-5 -- 5,  Cole 1-2 -- 4, Allen 3-4 -- 10, White 0-0 -- 0, Leasher 5-4 -- 14, C. Smith 3-2 -- 11, Haddock 0-0 -- 0, J. Smith 1-0 -- 2, Tilford 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 13 FG, 17 FT.

HUTSON/PALES. (68)

Williams 7-2 -- 18, Alspach 3-2 -- 9, Webster 3-3 -- 9, Schmidlin 1-0 -- 2, Eckert 1-3 -- 5, Wesner 0-0 -- 0, Heflin 5-0 -- 13, Newlin 1-0 -- 2, Knecht 1-0 -- 2, Ferguson 2-1 --  6, Roberts 0-2 -- 2. TOTALS 24 FG, 13 FT.

Windsor                            14    12      5    15    --    46

Hutsonville/Palestine      18    14    15    21    --    68

3-point FG -- Windsor 3 (C. Smith 3), Htusonville/Palestine 7 (Heflin 3, Williams 2, Alspach 1, Roberts 1).

In the seventh place game, Cumberland fell to Tri-County 60-48.

Tri-County edged ahead 15-14 after one quarter and 27-24 at halftime. Tri-County then broke the game wide open with a 20-9 third period surge.

Clap led the winners with 19 points while Flesner chipped in with 15. Cumberland was led by Samuel Bauguss with seven points.

Seventh Place Game

TRI-COUNTY (60)

Skinner 0-0 -- 0, Clap 5-7 -- 19, Flesner 3-8 -- 15, Meyer 3-1 -- 7, Motley 2-4 -- 8, Hendrix 1-0 -- 3, Spears 3-1 -- 8, Hunter 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 17 FG, 21 FT.

CUMBERLAND (48)

Napier 2-0 -- 5, Wolke 2-0 -- 6, C. Burmleve 1-0 -- 2, T. Brumelve 0-3 -- 3, Bauguss 3-0 -- 7, Kuhns 0-0 -- 0, Cutts 2-1 -- 6, Swingler 1-0 -- 2, Shaon 0-0 -- 0, Matteson 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 18 FG, 7 FT. (Individuals add up to 31 while 48 listed on scoresheet).

Tri-County             15    12    20    13    --    60

Cumbelrand          14    10      9    15    --    48

3-point FG -- Tri-County 5 (Clapp 2,Flesner 1, Hendrix 1, Spears 1), Cumbelrand 5 (Wolke 2, Bauguss 1, Napier 1, Cutts 1).

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

Robert Elliott (Westville), Brandon Helmuth (Stewardson-Strasburg), Justin Fulk (Stewardson-Strasburg, Tyler Schuring (Arthur-Lovington), Andrew Maxwell (Arthur-Lovington), Lamdon Larrance (Paris), Austin Temples (Paris), Riley SPencer 9Paris), Zack  Lueken (Paris), Curtis Plank (Arthur-Lovington), MVP