Stew-Stras Takes Seventh, Cumberland Finishes Sixth at Tri-County

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Published on December 30 2013 3:09 pm
Last Updated on December 30 2013 3:09 pm
Written by Millie Lange

KANSAS -- Stewardson-Strasburg captured seventh place in the Tri-County Boys Holiday Basketball Tournament Saturday while Cumberland finished sixth after falling to Hutsonville-Palestine in the fifth place contest.

Taking the championship was Arthur-Lovington over Paris 68-48. The third place contest went to Westville over Tri-County 60-39.

Stew-Stras 78, Windsor 71 (2OT)

The largest lead of this game was by five points, which both teams held at some point in the game. The contest had 11 lead changes.

The score was knotted at 14-14 after the opening quarter. Stew-Stras took a 29-27 halftime lead. Windsor came back to lead 50-45 going into the final quarter and Stew-Stras came back to send the contest into overtime. Both teams tallied six points in the first overtime.

In the second overtime, Helmuth connected on a three-pointer while Austin Rincker nailed a pair of free throws for a 74-69 lead. Allen scored to pull Windsor within 74-71. But the Comets hit free throws down the stretch.

Seventh Place Game

Double Overtime

STEW-STRAS (78)

Jones 5-2 -- 15, Rincker 1-3 -- 5, Helmuth 9-8 -- 27, Fry 5-6 -- 16, Bugger 6-0 -- 12, Ballinger 1-0 -- 3, A. Blythe 0-0 -- 0, P. Blythe 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 27 FG, 19 FT.

WINDSOR (71)

Hutchinson 1-0 -- 3, Allen 4-4 -- 12, Peadro 0-0 -- 0, Blackburn 2-0 -- 4, Ard 2-4 -- 8, Haddock 3-0 -- 9, Cole 4-1 -- 9, Warner 10-5 -- 26. TOTALS 26 FG, 14 FT.

Stewardson-Strasburg     14    15    16    16    6    11    --    78

Windsor                                14    13    23    11    6      4    --    71

3-point FG -- Stew-Stras 5 (Jones 3, Ballinger 1, Helmuth 1), Windsor 5 (Haddock 3, Hutchinson 1, Warner 1).

 

Fifth Place Game

Hutsonville-Palestine 55, Cumberland 53, OT

Hutsonville-Palestine downed Cumberland 55-53 in overtime to claim fifth place honors. The Pirates held a 48-47 lead but Hutsonville-Palestine came back with a basket by Williams and that was the final score of the contest.

Brumleve and M. Wolke scored 11 for the Pirates.

 

CUMBERLAND (53)

Brumleve 5-1 -- 11, Bauguss 2-0 -- 5, Napier 4-1 -- 9, Shaon 1-2 -- 4, Cutts 1-4 -- 7, Mo. Wolke 4-3 -- 11,  McMechan 3-0 -- 6, Beard 0-0 -- 0, Swingler 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 20 FG, 11 FT.

HUTSONVILLE-PALESTINE (55)

Ferguson 3-2 -- 8, Lowrance 2-3 -- 7, Alspach 2-4 -- 8, Williams 4-7 -- 15, Knecht 3-3 -- 9, Weaver 2-3 -- 8, T. Newlin 0-0 -- 0, Sears 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 16 FG, 22  FT.

Cumberland                           11     9     12    12      9    --    53

Hutsonville-Palestine          8    23    10      3     11    --    55

3-point FG -- Cumberland 2 (Bauguss 1, Cutts 1), Hutsonville-Palestine 1 (Weaver 1)

All-Tournament Team

Alex Allen (Windsor), Brandon Helmuth (Stewardson-Strasburg), Drake Kirchner (Tri-County), Kyle Brazas (Westville), Austin Temples (Paris), Riley Spencer (Paris), Tyler Schuring (Arthur-Lovington),l Curtis Plank, most valuable player (Arthur-Lovington)