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High School Basketball

Huntingdon Sweeps Gleason

Posted 1/7/20

Gleason opened the second half of their season traveling to Huntingdon last Friday night losing both contests.Huntingdon 51, Gleason 39The Fillies held Gleason scoreless in the first period while …

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High School Basketball

Huntingdon Sweeps Gleason


Gleason opened the second half of their season traveling to Huntingdon last Friday night losing both contests.

Huntingdon 51, Gleason 39

The Fillies held Gleason scoreless in the first period while scoring their first 11 points. Addison Postlethwait got her first five points while Adyn Swenson had four points and Tyasia Reed added two in the first period.

Huntingdon outscored Gleason 12-10 in the second period to lead 23-10 at halftime. Swenson added four more points while Reed added two points. Kaci Fuller had four along with Brooke Butler with two points. Carrington Lifsey and Chasney Brawner hit threes for Gleason while Kenady Atkins and Lillie Freeman had two apiece for the Lady Bulldogs.

The Fillies came out in the third period scoring 15 to Gleason’s 10 points led by a pair of three pointers by Swenson. Postlethwait had four points, Fuller had three points, Butler had two points, and Reed had two points in the period. Veronica Rosa had four points, Sophie Wilson nailed a three pointer while Freeman had two points and Brawner with a free throw. Huntingdon led 38-20 headed into the fourth period.

Gleason had a hot fourth period but not enough to overcome the deficit as they outscored Huntingdon 19-13 during the final period but ended up losing 51-39. Postlethwait and Swenson had four apiece during the period while Reed and Butler had two apiece and Fuller chipped in a free throw. Kenady Atkins had 10 points including a pair of threes in the final period. Alayna Anderson had five points while Lifsey had four points for Gleason.

Huntingdon’s Adyn Swenson led all scorers with 18 points while Addison Postlethwait had 13 points. Tyasia Reed and Kaci Fuller had eight points each while Brooke Butler added four points for the Fillies.

For Gleason, it was Kenady Atkins leading the way with 12 points Carrington Lifsey had seven points while Alayna Anderson added five points for the Lady Bulldogs. Lillie Freeman, Veronica Rosa, and Chasney Brawner all had four points apiece. Sophie Wilson chipped in three for Gleason.

Huntingdon 58, Gleason 41

The boys played a close first period with the Mustangs holding a slim 13-12 lead at the end of the first period Nik Bynum, Drake Butler and Milton Clark all hit three pointers in the first period for Huntingdon. Ben Taylor and Brandon Lawton had two points and a point respectively. Olen Reed led Gleason with a pair of three pointers. Kylan Borneman also hit a three and Elijah Young had three points for the Bulldogs.

Huntingdon opened up the lead with a 19-13 second quarter to lead 32-25 at halftime. Butler led the way with nine second period points, D’Allen McCord had four points while Kyrien Jordan and Milton Clark each added a basket. Grant Bartholomew and Noah Belew added a point each during the period. Elijah Young had six points for Gleason while Olen Reed had four points and Kylan Borneman added a three pointer for the Bulldogs.

The Mustangs added another 19 points in the third period while holding Gleason to just nine points to open up a 51-34 lead heading into the final period. Butler had seven points while Bartholomew added five points, Bynum added his second three pointer of the night, McCord and Taylor added two points each. Elijah Young had all of Gleason’s points in the third period with nine.

Both teams tallied seven points in the final period as the Mustangs won 58-51. Nik Bynum had five points, Butler had two points for the Mustangs. Young had four points for Gleason and Garrett Pinkston had three points for the Bulldogs.

Drake Butler led Huntingdon with 22 points followed by Nik Bynum with 11 points. Grant Bartholomew and D’Allen McCord had six points each while Milton Clark had five points and Ben Taylor had four points. Kyrien Jordan had two points while Brandon Lawton and Noah Belew each had a point for the Mustangs.

Elijah Young led Gleason with 22 points followed by Olen Reed with 10 points. Kylan Borneman had six points while Garrett Pinkston chipped in three points for the Bulldogs.


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