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Weekend Basketball: Trojans, Knights, Indians and Cougars finish 2-1 in tourneys

Potosi teammates Gabe Brawley, left, and Carter Whitley were named to the all-tournament team at the FCNB Bank-It Classic after the Trojans defeated Cuba 66-41 on Friday night in Sullivan, Mo. (Submitted Photo, Potosi Athletics)

SULLIVAN, Mo. — Potosi rolled to a 66-41 triumph over Cuba to capture third place in the FCNB Bank-It Classic on Friday night.

Carter Whitley scored 26 points, Gabe Brawley added 17 more, and both players were selected to the all-tournament team for the Trojans.

Potosi (2-1) also picked up nine points from Kanaan Wilson and seven from Conner Gibson, and carried a 38-24 halftime lead.

Capital City later clipped Farmington 55-52 in the championship game. Logan Schaupert and Cannon Roth earned all-tournament honors for the Knights (2-1).

Bunker 55, Bismarck 35

CALEDONIA — Owen Sanders scored a game-high 16 points before hurting an ankle, and Bunker won the Valley Tournament boys championship by defeating Bismarck 55-35 on Friday night.

Freshman Brennan Meloy added 12 points, and the Eagles repeated their title after stretching a 27-21 halftime advantage.

Bismarck (2-3) was paced by Sven Wilson with 11 points, and improved upon its original No. 3 seed.

Daven Miller had nine points, and Garrett Mork chipped in seven for the Indians.

Kingston 66, Valley 59

CALEDONIA — Cody Yates moved past 1,500 career points, and Kingston beat rival Valley 66-59 for third place in the Valley Tournament after a solid start on Friday night.

The Cougars opened up a 39-23 halftime before the host Vikings narrowed the margin to single digits by sinking four 3-pointers over the last four minutes.

Yates notched 12 points in the first quarter and 32 overall. Blake Juliette produced from the post with 17 points, and Ayden Piel tallied nine for Kingston (3-1).

Kaiden Dickey scored 22 points for Valley (2-3), which converted 15-of-24 free throws compared to 5-of-12 by the victorious Cougars.

The Vikings received 14 points from Drew McClain plus 10 from Chayse DeClue and nine more from K.J. Tiefenauer.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Arcadia Valley 48, North County 46

BONNE TERRE – Freshman guard Braelyn Turnbough nailed a decisive 3-pointer amid a scramble as time expired, and Arcadia Valley edged North County 48-46 on Friday night.

Turnbough finished with 18 points and five steals overall.

Paige Newstead-Adams tallied 10 points, and Lillie Adams provided nine points with five steals for Arcadia Valley (3-1).

Farmington 66, Steelville 26

FARMINGTON — A stellar first quarter from senior forward Raylin LaCava propelled Farmington toward a 66-26 home victory over Steelville on Friday night.

The Knights surged ahead 25-5 as LaCava netted 17 of her game-high 24 points during the first eight minutes, and led 40-15 at halftime.

Farmington (3-0) also used 13 points from Aniston Mapes and 10 more from Shelby Bowling. Madison Mills tallied seven points and Brynn Johnson ended with six.

Molly Bailey scored 10 points for Steelville (3-1), which went scoreless under a running clock in the fourth quarter.

South Iron 49, Bismarck 44

CALEDONIA — South Iron was limited to 12 second-half points by the Bismarck defense, but held on for a 49-44 victory in the Valley Tournament girls championship game on Saturday night.

South Iron (4-0) established a 37-27 halftime lead that was slashed to 41-37 entering the final period.

Anna Parker netted a game-high 19 points for the triumphant Lady Panthers. Payton German added 11 points while striking three times from beyond the arc, and Enzley Dinkins tallied 10.

Bismarck (3-1) was paced by Ashley Hawkins, who sank 7-of-10 free throws amid 13 points. Halie Dickey notched 12 points, and Kinsey Hubbs chipped in nine more.

Lesterville edged West County 50-48 for third place.

Cuba 43, Fredericktown 34

FREDERICKTOWN — Cuba secured third place in the Fredericktown Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a 43-34 win over the host squad.

Fredericktown (2-3) grabbed a 14-12 lead after one quarter, but scored two points over the next eight minutes as Cuba moved in front 20-16.

Amelia Miller paced the Lady Cats with 12 points.

Hillsboro beat St. Vincent 55-34 in the championship game.

 

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