The Princeton Tigers edged the South Harrison Bulldogs by a score of 67-66 in the third place game of the South Harrison Invitational Basketball Tournament, played Saturday afternoon in Bethany.
Brant Faulkner led the Tigers with 27 points in the win, with Justin Hamilton adding 13 points. For South Harrison, Darin Williams had 19 points, Corby Clark 18, and Daniel Darby 10. The two teams will rematch on Tuesday night in Princeton, with the Bulldog girls and boys basketball teams playing on the road in regular-season Grand River Conference doubleheader action.
The girl's third place game went to the North Harrison Lady Shamrocks, 42-16 over Princeton. Abbe Gibson and Haley Craig both scored 15 points for North Harrison, with Paige Phillips scoring 10 for Princeton.
The South Harrison Lady Bulldogs won the championship game of their own tournament, 59-51 over Plattsburg. Kaylee Smith led the Lady Bulldogs with 25 points, with Josie Williams adding 11. Tori Kelley had 20 points for Plattsburg, with Hanna Williams scoring 10 points.
The Putnam County Midgets won the boys championship game over East Harrison, 60-49. PC had a 28 point effort from Cody Quint. Calvin Heidenwith had 16 points for the winners. The Bobcats had a game-high 30 points scored by Matthew Craig.