The Trenton girls and boys basketball team each advanced into the South Harrison Basketball Tournament semifinals, with Monday evening victories in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Bethany.
The Lady Bulldogs of THS moved to 11-1 on the season, with a 69-10 beating of Ridgeway. Meanwhile, the Princeton Lady Tigers downed Northeast Nodaway by a final score of 60-32, setting up a second meeting of the season between Trenton and Princeton, this one set in the semifinals on Thursday night, on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com's 'Internet TV'.
The Trenton boys rolled past Northeast Nodaway by a final score of 83-51, with Colby Larson scoring 18 points, Austin Taul 15, Chase Tolson 13, and Wilson Utley 11 for the now 9-4 Bulldogs, who will play the Putnam County/North Harrison winner in Thursday night's boys semifinal at 8:30, also to be broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and 'Internet TV'. The Midgets and Shamrocks meet in a boy's quarterfinal on Tuesday afternoon at 5:50 in Bethany.
On Monday night, the Ridgeway Owls beat the Princeton Tigers for the second time within the past two weeks, this time by a final score of 61-37. The loss drops Princeton's record to 1-9 on the season, despite 17 points in the contest from sophomore Brant Faulkner. For the well-balanced Owls, Joe Longo had 20 points, Ben Rinehart 18, and Dakota Hale 13. Ridgeway advances to a 5:50 semifinal game on Thursday afternoon, likely against the top-seeded South Harrison Bulldogs, who entertain Cainsville on Tuesday night at 8:30 in the quarterfinal round. Princeton drops into a 5:50 consolation semifinal on Wednesday afternoon, against the South Harrison/Cainsville loser.
Tuesday night brings a Putnam County/North Harrison doubleheader, followed by a South Harrison/Cainsville doubleheader to the South Harrison gymnasium. The Midgets/Shamrocks girls game is at 4:30, and boy's game at 5:50. The Bulldogs and Redettes play at 7:10, with the boy's teams at 8:30.
Here is the TOURNAMENT scoreboard from Monday, January 7, 2013:
King City girls 24, Stanberry 23
North Andrew girls 66, Worth County 46
North Andrew boys 57, Worth County 42
Jefferson boys 57, King City 55
South Holt girls 50, Pattonsburg 29
DeKalb girls 61, Union Star 24
DeKalb boys 55, South Holt 18
Winston boys 61, Union Star 48
Gallatin girls 46, Richmond 37
Lawson girls 67, St. Mary's 38
Gallatin boys 52, Plattsburg 41
Lawson boys 71, St. Mary's 59
BILL BURNS TOURNAMENT (LATHROP):
Maysville girls 42, North Platte 40
Lathrop girls 53, Orrick 36
Cameron girls 64, Van Horn 17
Polo girls 66, East Buchanan 41
Veritas Christian girls 65, Wentworth 8
Braymer boys 65, Tina-Avalon 48
Veritas Christian boys 69, Wentworth 21
BULLDOG CLASSIC (KEARNEY):
Kearney girls 59, Chillicothe 26