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Houlka 66 West Union 51
The Wildcats were able to pull away in the second half of their contest against West Union, earning the 15-point win in the opener of the Hotbed Classic.
Down only 14-10 at the start of the second quarter, the Eagles took the lead in the frame off a free throw by Kyle Taylor and maintained a two-point advantage at the half, up 27-25.
Corey Pulliam hit three triples in the third quarter, but the Eagles remained close with Kyle tying the game at 30 before the Wildcats pulled away in the fourth quarter.
A three pointer by Kyndrell Atkinson made it a 10-point game for Houlka, and he scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter.
Chase and Kyle Taylor each finished with 11 points for the Eagles, while Zak Jumper added 10. Chase Taylor was the Player of the Game for West Union.
Mooreville 71 East Union 52
The Troopers used a 25 point fourth quarter to take the win over the Urchins.
East Union had a 6-0 third quarter run, capped by a lay up by Trey Barkley, to make it a two-point game heading into the final frame. Kirk Fryar tied the game at 46 before Mooreville went on a 6-0 run and outscored the Urchins 25-8 in the remainder of the contest.
Trey Barkley scored 16 for East Union, followed by 14 points by Fryar, which earned him Player of the Game honors. Chris Tables connected on two three-pointers, finishing with 12 points.
Parris Jeans led Mooreville with 27 points, followed by Quading Rogers with 13.
Corinth 77 Myrtle 57
Corinth proved to be too much for the Hawks, as the Warriors defeated Myrtle by 20.
Corinth built an early 10 point lead, 16-6, but five points in the first quarter by Robert Montgomery kept the Hawks close, as the sophomore hit a three at the end of the frame, making it 18-17 in favor of Corinth.
Eric Richardson hit two triples in the second, as the Warriors outscored Myrtle 23-12 before the half.
The Warriors extended their lead in the second half by as many as 29, led by Darius Gaines and Deonta Herman each with eight second half points.
Steven Polk led Corinth with 20 points.
The Hawks were led by Robert Montgomery’s 19 points, which earned him Player of the game honors.
Durant 87 Ingomar 40
The rematch of last years 1A state semifinal ended in a lopsided affair, as Theodre Hayes scored 27 points enroute to Durant’s 87-40 win over Ingomar.
Denzel Siddell scored four points in the first quarter, keeping the Falcons within single digits, but Durant opened the second quarter on a 26-0 run, going ahead 46-11 before Ingomar scored their first basket of the frame.
Wesley Jumper scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, earning Player of the Game honors for the Falcons. Steven Foster added 12 points for Ingomar (11-12).
Tevin Marzette added 15 points for Durant.