Milan Girls Advance At Novinger Tournament, 36-33 Over Brashear

Date 2013/12/5 11:11:49 | Topic: Sports

The Milan Lady Wildcats, in a game heard on Hot Country Z 101.7, upended the upset-minded Brashear Lady Tigers 36-33 on Tuesday afternoon. The game was a quarterfinal contest from the Novinger Basketball Tournament.

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Emily Sylvester led Milan with 15 points. Brashear's offense was paced by Meredith Thomas with 11. The win, in the season-opener, moves the Lady 'Cats to 1-0 on the season. Milan, in the semifinal round, will take on Altanta at 7 o'clock on Thursday night.

The Milan boys, despite a game-high 11 points from Raul Palacios, came up on the short end of a 62-43 final score against the #2 seeded LaPlata Bulldogs. Matt Safely led LaPlata with 18 points. The Wildcats, now 0-1 to start the season, will battle Green City in a consolation semifinal on Thursday night at 8:30. Green City's boys stumbled against Novinger on Tuesday night, falling by a score of 54-46.

Other QUARTERFINAL scores from Novinger are:

Monday:
GIRLS:
Scotland County 47, Bevier 19
Green City 25, LaPlata 18
BOYS:
Scotland County 69, Brashear 21
Bevier 65, Atlanta 49

Tuesday:
GIRLS:
Atlanta 62, Novinger 53

On Wednesday night, the Bevier boys stunned top-seeded Scotland County, winning 73-53 to move into Saturday night's championship game. The Scotland County girls passed a semifinal test from Green City, winning 41-30.

In consolation semifinal action on Wednesday, the Bevier girls downed LaPlata, 33-26, while the Atlanta boys slipped by Brashear 51-48.

Here is THURSDAY night's schedule from Novinger:

GIRLS Consolation Semifinal: Brashear vs. Novinger (4:00 PM)
BOYS Semifinal: LaPlata vs. Novinger (5:30 PM)
GIRLS Semiinal: Milan vs. Atlanta (7:00 PM
BOYS Consolation Semifinal: Milan vs. Green City (8:30 PM)




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