User Login    
 + Register
Sports : Meadville boys roll to Northwestern Tournament title
Posted by Tom on 2012/12/3 11:40:00 (323 reads) News by the same author

The Meadville Eagles are off to a strong start to the 2012-2013 basketball season, winning last week's Northwestern Invitational Basketball Tournament in Mendon, taking all three games by double digit final margins.

Meadville beat Linn County in Saturday night's championship game by a score of 55-44, with Derek Smith playing spectacular basketball for the Eagles, scoring 30 points in the win. Linn County, in falling to 3-1 on the season, was led by Josh Allen with 14 points.

Meadville beat Northwestern in Thursday night's semifinal, 66-52, and Bosworth in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night, 84-24. Linn County, in its second place finish, advanced with a 73-43 quarterfinal win over Brunswick and a semifinal victory over Bucklin/Macon County. Bucklin/Macon County's boys won third place over Northwestern, 48-47.

The fifth-seeded Bucklin/Macon County girls sprung a huge upset in the Northwestern Tournament, downing fourth-seeded Linn County in the quarterfinals, 34-28, top-seeded Meadville in the semifinals, 42-37, and second-seeded Hale in the title game, 42-39. Northwestern beat Meadville in the girl's third place game by a score of 28-27.

The Meadville girls and boys, headed in opposite directions coming out of the Northwestern Tournament, will continue their seasons on Tuesday night, traveling to Atlanta High School for a 6 o'clock doubleheader.

The Milan girls finished their week at the Novinger Tournament with a 2-1 record. Playing in the third place game against LaPlata on Saturday afternoon, the Lady 'Cats won by a score of 36-31, with senior guard Hannah Sanders scoring 18 points. Scotland County's Lady Tigers beat Green City in the championship game 55-24.

The top-seeded Novinger Wildcats won the boy's championship game over Scotland County, 55-54, while LaPlata routed Atlanta in the third place game 66-37. Milan beat Brashear in the seventh place game on Friday night, the Wildcats first win (in their third game) of the 2012-2013 boy's basketball season.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/4/18 10:50:00 - Mizzou Begins Search For New Basketball Coach
2014/4/18 10:17:26 - Texting Driver Slams Into Cyclist And Tells Police, 'I Just Don't Care'
2014/4/18 9:33:17 - Trenton Sweeps Team Titles In Thursday's "Relays" at C.F. Russell
2014/4/18 9:30:00 - Fire Damages Home In Trenton
2014/4/18 9:24:33 - Computer Software Problem Causes Error At Grundy County Courthouse
2014/4/18 9:20:15 - Model Train Show Slated For Marceline
2014/4/18 9:18:46 - Trenton Boys Tennis Salvages Third Place At Marshall Tourney
2014/4/18 9:16:34 - Jamesport City Council Meeting Report
2014/4/18 9:14:14 - Missouri Conservation Commission Approves Regulation Changes
2014/4/18 8:50:00 - Haith Interviews For Tulsa Job, Hiring Expected Friday
2014/4/18 8:20:00 - Lawson Clips Trenton For Cameron Golf Championship
2014/4/18 8:10:00 - Mizzou Spring Game Set For Saturday
2014/4/18 8:00:00 - Mizzou Adds 2015 Football Recruit From Georgia
2014/4/18 4:50:00 - Tax Service Sees Increase in Identity Theft This Season
2014/4/18 4:50:00 - Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Jefferson City Girl
2014/4/18 4:44:47 - Missouri Lawmakers Debating Change To Unemployment Benefits
2014/4/18 4:35:08 - VA Hospital Nurse Accused Of Stealing Pain Meds
2014/4/18 4:25:43 - Missouri Lawmakers Pass E-Cigarette Legislation
2014/4/18 4:19:43 - White House Updating Online Privacy Policy
2014/4/18 4:15:39 - Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child This Fall
2014/4/18 4:11:37 - Suspect Arrested In Kansas City Highway Shootings
2014/4/18 4:09:12 - Livingston County Sheriff Reports More Scams In The Area
2014/4/17 15:35:41 - NCMC Pirates Announce First Recruit For 2014-2015
2014/4/17 10:06:01 - Locations Announced For Drug Take-Back Day
2014/4/17 9:52:56 - Hamilton Teen Injured In Wednesday Morning Accident
2014/4/17 9:50:00 - Two Injured In Accident On I-35
2014/4/17 9:49:57 - Tri-County Board Of Ed Approves Pay Increases
2014/4/17 9:46:28 - TMU Releases Updated Budget Figures
2014/4/17 9:30:00 - Cyber Safety Seminar To Be Held In Trenton Next Month
2014/4/17 7:51:31 - NCMC Lady Pirates Sign Chillicothe's Graves



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Advertisement
Click to see original Image in a new window
Listen to KTTN-FM