Maysville High School guard Skyler Zimmerman banked in a three point shot at the fourth quarter buzzer on Friday night, giving the visiting Wolverines a 60-59 victory over the Princeton Tigers, in the back-end of a Grand River Conference doubleheader broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3.
Princeton led by nine points at the end of three quarters, but was unable to hold that advantage in falling to 1-8 on the season, and 0-2 in conference play. Brant Faulkner led the Tigers with 29 points with Drew Cox adding 10. Dakota Peterson led Maysville with 25 points with Zimmerman scoring 10.
The girls game went the way of the #5 ranked team in the state in the MBCA Class Two poll, as Maysville used a strong second-quarter surge to build a double-digit lead, and cruised home in the second half to a 73-55 road win at Princeton. Torri Blythe scored 18 points to lead the now 9-2 Lady Wolverines, with Taylor Hale adding 16. For Princeton, now 4-6 overall and 0-2 in the GRC, senior guard Nancy Berwanger had 20 points with Paige Phillips contributing 13.
From the Marceline Hoops Tournament on Friday night, the Milan girls and boys each tasted victory, leaving the Wildcat boys with the consolation championship, and the Lady 'Cats with the third place hardware. In games broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com, the Milan boys beat Keytesville by a score of 53-43. Sophomore guard Holden Stallbaumer led Milan with 20 points, while Russell Shaw had 20 points and Skylar Hanes 10 for the Tigers.
The Lady 'Cats beat Bucklin/Macon County by a score of 56-46, with Hannah Sanders scoring 19 points and Andra Sylvester 13 for Milan. For the Lady Raiders, Savannah Hokun had 15 points.
Here are the rest of the Friday night high school basketball scores:
Pattonsburg 52, Newtown-Harris 24
Gilman City 41, Albany 28
North Harrison 63, Tri-County 25
Gallatin 71, Worth County 42
Hamilton 60, Plattsburg 29
Braymer 36, Stanberry 23
King City 53, South Harrison 49
Cainsville 43, Ridgeway 18
LeBlond 55, Chillicothe 42
Hardin-Central 52, Tina-Avalon 27
Northeast Nodaway 39, Stewartsville 12
South Nodaway 31, Osborn 19
Cameron 45, Savannah 43
Lawson 50, East Buchanan 42
North Platte 56, West Platte 22
Hardin-Central 52, Tina-Avalon 40
Ridgeway 69, Cainsville 32
Gallatin 66, Worth County 35
North Harrison 73, Tri-County 39
Newtown-Harris 71, Pattonsburg 52
Albany 61, Gilman City 29
King City 48, South Harrison 29
Braymer 67, Stanberry 41
Lathrop 52, Mid-Buchanan 45
Lawson 52, East Buchanan 44
Hamilton 62, Plattsburg 52
Northeast Nodaway 63, Stewartsville 49
South Nodaway 53, Osborn 45
West Platte 56, North Platte 39