The JV Boys started off Friday night with a bang as they won a closely contested game against the Archie Whirlwinds by a score of 22-21. The game was shortened to 2 quarters but after those quarters were finished the score was all knotted at 21. After a 2 minute overtime period the Tigers took the victory on a free throw by Wyatt Foster.
Scoring: Houston Bridgewater 8, Wyatt Foster 6, Sabin Bolser 2, Jerry Lakey 2, Wyatt Hammett 2, Jamison Ogburn 2
The Lady Tiger came out with a lot of energy and took control of the game early. Using a hard press which created numerous turnovers Rich HIll took a commanding lead of 24 to 7 by the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter the girls were able to substitute freely and held the Whirlwinds to only one point and at half time the Tigers lead 35-8. The second half started a bit sloppy on the defensive side however after a time out the girls got back into a better rhythm and had of lead of 44-16. In the fourth quarter with the game in hand the bench played almost all the quarter and the Lady Tigers won the game 52-20.
Leading scorers for the Lady Tigers were: Allie Taylor with 13,Robin Schapeler and Taylor Coonce with 9 each, Taylor Brooks with 8,Serena Duncan 5,Jen Doty 4 and Kylann Tourtillot and Delta Johnson with 2.
Leading rebounds were Allie Taylor with 10, Tayor Brooks with 8. Next game for the Tigers will be Monday night at Appleton City as the Number one Seed Tigers take on the 8th seed Calhoun Lady Eagles at 4:30
The Varsity boys finished off the night by gaining their first conference win of the season by defeating the Archie Whirlwinds by a score of 59-28. The Tigers record is now 12-0 on the season The Tigers jumped out to a quick lead on Archie with a hard full court trap. With all five starters getting into the score book in the 1st quarter the Tigers took a 21-4 lead. The second quarter saw the Tigers extend their lead even farther with another good quarter which had them outscore the Whirlwinds 20-10. With a 27 point lead at the half, the Tigers appeared to be not as focused in the second half. They were able to extend their lead by 4 more points in the second half with the final score being 59-28. The Tigers will play in the Skyline Tournament this week.
Scoring: Blaine Robb 14, Aadin Humble 14, Jacob Mumma 10, Bryant Courter 9, Cole Heckadon 8, Kyle George 2, Alec Gray2