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High School Basketball

Fillies Win Two, Mustangs Drop Three in Christmas Tournament

By Brad Sam brad@mckenziebanner.com
Posted 1/5/21

HUNTINGDON (December 28-30) — Huntingdon High School hosted its annual Coca-Cola Point Guard Club Christmas Tournament last week featuring 16 games over three days. The host Fillies won both of …

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High School Basketball

Fillies Win Two, Mustangs Drop Three in Christmas Tournament

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HUNTINGDON (December 28-30) — Huntingdon High School hosted its annual Coca-Cola Point Guard Club Christmas Tournament last week featuring 16 games over three days. The host Fillies won both of their games to finish as runner-up, while the Mustangs were winless in three contests.

Teams from ten schools participated, and final standings were determined by overall record, head-to-head record and record vs. common opponents.

Girls

Girls’ teams included Huntingdon, South Gibson, Bradford, Gibson County, Obion County and Trinity Christian Academy. Gibson County finished in first place with a 3-0 record, while the Fillies were 2-0 to claim second.

Huntingdon Fillies 55, Obion County Lady Rebels 39

In the Fillies’ first game, on Tuesday, Obion County had a 14-12 lead after the opening frame. Huntingdon had a 12-10 edge in the second quarter to knot the game at 24-24 at the half. The Fillies dominated the third quarter 17-6 to lead 41-30 entering the final frame, then capped the win with a 14-9 advantage in the fourth.

Huntingdon’s Brooklyn Williams led all scorers with 20 points. Brooke Butler scored 13 with a three-pointer. Sophie Singleton had nine points, also with a three. Annabelle Singleton and Sydney Anderson each hit a three, and Addison Postlethwait also had three points. Lia Fuller and Ashlyn Rich each scored a pair.

Alexus Hooper led the Lady Rebels with eleven points, including a three. Alayna Fussell scored eight, and Bryleigh Travis had seven with a three. Jaci Traverse and Karli Taylor each scored four, Traverse with a three-pointer. Kendall Crabtree had three points, and Janie Roberts had a pair.

Fillies 64, Bradford Lady Red Devils 52

In the Fillies’ second and final game, on Wednesday, they jumped out to a 13-7 lead after the first frame. Bradford cut the deficit with a 16-13 advantage in the second quarter, and Huntingdon led 26-23 at the break. The Fillies pulled away 20-12 in the third for a 46-35 advantage going into the final frame. They finished the win with an 18-17 edge in the fourth.

Huntingdon’s Brooke Butler led all scorers with 25 points, including a trio of three-pointers. Addison Postlethwait and Brooklyn Williams each scored 13, Postlethwait with a three. Lia Fuller and Sophie Singleton each had five points, and Ashlyn Rich hit a three-pointer.

Rebecca Walter led Bradford with 18 points. Macy Johnstone scored eleven with a pair of threes. Annalee Bratton had ten points with a pair of threes. Ashlyn Rowell scored nine on a trio of threes, and Sarah Bane had four points with a three-pointer.

Other girls scores:

South Gibson 82, Bradford 49

Gibson County 46, Obion County 31

Gibson County 51, Bradford 37

South Gibson 64, Trinity Christian Academy 52

Gibson County 69, South Gibson 34

Boys

Boys’ teams included Huntingdon, Waverly, South Gibson, Madison Academic, Arlington and Sacred Heart. Arlington claimed first place with a 3-0 record. South Gibson was runner-up at 2-1 (with the tiebreaker over Madison Academic).

Sacred Heart Knights 72, Huntingdon Mustangs 56

In the Mustangs’ first game, on Monday, Sacred Heart jumped out to an 18-6 lead after the first frame and had a 20-14 advantage in the second quarter for a 38-20 halftime lead. Huntingdon rallied 23-16 in the third to cut the deficit to 54-43 heading into the final frame. The Knights sealed their win with an 18-13 tilt in the fourth.

Knight Trey Trull led all scorers with 25 points. Dalton MyIntyre scored a dozen, including a trio of threes. Kendrick Beard had ten points with a three, and Javion Greer scored eight. Jake Keyl had seven points, Xander Taylor scored six on a pair of threes, and Malachi Chavis had four points.

Grant Bartholomew led the Mustangs with 20 points, including a three-pointer. Jeremiah Irving and Keyshun Hoard each scored eight, Irving with a three. D’Allen McCord had six points. Jeb Atkinson, Milton Clark and Blake Bradley each scored four, and Aden Hutcherson had two points.

South Gibson Hornets 65, Mustangs 59

In the Mustangs’ second game, on Tuesday, the Hornets doubled up Huntingdon 18-9 in the opening frame. South Gibson added to the lead with a 16-5 advantage in the second quarter to lead 34-14 at the half. The Mustangs had a 19-16 edge in the third to cut the deficit to 50-33 after three quarters, and they rallied 26-15 in the fourth for the closer final.

Mustang Grant Bartholomew led all scorers with 21 points. Blake Bradley scored a dozen with a pair of three-pointers, and D’Allen McCord had ten points. Milton Clark scored seven with a three, Keyshun Hoard had five points, and Jeremiah Irving had four.

Cameron Clark and Jacob Bedwell led South Gibson with 16 points each, Clark with a three-pointer. Landon Lambert scored 14. Brycen Robbins had six on a pair of threes. Sam Brantley and Camden Lockett each had five, and McKell Melton scored three points.

Waverly Tigers 58, Mustangs 51

In the Mustangs’ third and final game, on Wednesday, the Tigers had a 13-11 edge after the first frame. The second quarter was an 11-11 wash, and Waverly led 24-22 at the half. The Tigers pulled ahead 16-9 in the third for a 40-31 advantage heading into the final frame. The Mustangs outscored Waverly 20-18 in the fourth.

Tiger Noah Foster led all scorers with 25 points, including a pair of three-pointers. McKale Ritter scored eleven with a three. Nate Wiser and Bryce Stanfield each had eight points, Wiser with a pair of threes. Jaxson Boswell scored four, and Shamar Mauberry had a pair.

Grant Bartholomew led Huntingdon with a dozen points, including a three. Javon Pritchard and Jeremiah Irving each scored nine, Pritchard with a pair of threes. Milton Clark scored eight with a pair of three-pointers. Keyshun Hoard had four points. Jeb Atkinson hit a three-pointer, and D’Allen McCord and Blake Bradley also scored three points each.

Other boys scores:

South Gibson 68, Waverly 59

Arlington 88, Madison Academic 65

Madison Academic 60, Waverly 35

Arlington 79, Sacred Heart 54

Madison Academic 69, Sacred Heart 45

Arlington 79, South Gibson 58

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