The Princeton boys will play East Harrison in the championship game of the Gilman City Basketball Tournament, after the Tigers and Bobcats claimed semifinal victories on Thursday night.
Brant Faulkner scored 21 points to lead Princeton to a 42-37 victory over the #3 seed from Union Star. The Trojans had 16 points from Alex Kelly and 12 from Dillon Saundereggen. East Harrison used its defense to move into Saturday afternoon's title game, shutting down North Harrison in a 42-21 victory. East Harrison and Princeton play at 4:30 Saturday afternoon from Gilman City High School.
The Gilman City girls lost a semifinal heartbreaker to North Harrison, by a final score of 40-39. The win pushes the Lady Shamrocks into Saturday afternoon's title game (at 3:00 PM) against the top-seeded Pattonsburg Lady Panthers. Despite not getting a player into double figures, the Lady Panther used superior balance to push past the Princeton Lady Tigers, 44-35 on Thursday night. Paige Philips led Princeton with 21 points.
Both the Princeton-Pattonsburg girls and Princeton-Union Star boys games on Thursday night were broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
Here is the schedule (weather permitting) for the final two days of the 2014 Gilman City Basketball Tournament:
Girls Consolation Final : East Harrison vs. Union Star at 5:00 PM
Boys Consolation Final : Tri-County vs. Pattonsburg at 6:30 PM
Girls 3rd Place Game : Princeton vs. Gilman City at 8:00 PM
Boys 3rd Place Game : North Harrison vs. Union Star at 1:30 PM
Girls Championship Game : Pattonsburg vs. North Harrison at 3:00 PM
Boys Championship Game : East Harrison vs. Princeton at 4:30 PM
Here are the semifinal scores from tournament games played in King City and Dearborn on Thursday night!
North Platte Semifinals:
(Girls) North Platte 36, Plattsburg 22
(Boys) West Platte 65, Maur Hill (KS) 37
(Girls) Jefferson 42, Mound City 28
(Boys) Mid-Buchanan 44, Mound City 30
King City Semifinals:
(Girls) Stanberry 54, Maysville 44
(Boys) Stanberry 68, King City 40
(Girls) North Andrew 63, King City 43
(Boys) North Andrew 62, Stewartsville 42