Doyle and Woodland Park sweep through the elementary school titles
by Andy Southard | December 7, 2017 9:52 am
The elementary school basketball season wrapped up Saturday with the annual tournament played at White County Middle School.
Doyle and Woodland Park swept the titles in the two divisions.
The day began with the large girls’ division championship match-up between Woodland Park and Findlay, with the Lady Panthers taking the 22-9 victory.
The Lady Panthers led 3-0 after the first quarter, and both teams would get 7 points in the second quarter, and Woodland Park led 10-7 at the half.
In the third quarter Woodland would outscore Findlay 8-0 and lead 18-7 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth quarter Woodland, outscored Findlay 4-2 and would win 22-9.
Bella Winningham led all scorers with 9 points. Josie Williams and Lakelyn Grasty finished with 4 points each Emily Turner added 3 points, and Marian Swindell finished with 2 points.
For Findlay, Breanna Powell finished with 4 points, Abby Heady and Janae Reece finished with 2 points each and Luci McKee finished with 1 point.
The Woodland Park boys would follow, with a 30-16 win over Findlay in the boys’ large division title game.
Both teams would be tied at the end of the first quarter at 8 points apiece.
In the second quarter, Woodland would outscore Findlay 11-4 in the quarter and led 19-12 heading into the half.
After halftime Woodland would outscore Findlay 4-1 and led 23-13 heading into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth quarter, Woodland would outscore Findlay 7-3 and win by a final score of 30-16.
Tripp Pinion led all scorers with 12 points. Zedekiah Culley chipped in 6 points, and Chase Stephens finished with 5 points. Tucker Pinion, Davion Baird, and Sam Roberts all finished with 2 points, and Darvon Conners finished with 1 point.
For Findlay, Nathaniel Griffin finished with 5 points. Lucas Dickerson, Gage Stephenson, and Haven Blakenship all finished with 3 points each. Blake Seevers rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
In the small school championship games, the Doyle Lady Indians and the Cassville Lady Bees got things started, with Doyle winning 27-12.
Doyle led Cassville 4-2 at the end of the first quarter, and both teams would score the same exact points in the second quarter, so Doyle took an 8-4 lead into halftime.
In the third quarter, Doyle would outscore Cassville 5-0 in the quarter and led 13-4.
In the final quarter of play, Doyle outscored Cassville 14-8 in the quarter and won by a final score of 27-12.
Kennedy Billings-Sullivan led all scorers with 15 points. Lily Parker chipped in 7 points. Anna Maples added 3 points, and Addy Cocke finished with 2 points.
For Cassville, Catherine Gottlied finished with 4 points and Jayde Hawkins, Halle Floyd, Baylee Lane, and Kenadee Shank all finished with 2 points each.
In the small school boys’ championship game, Doyle held on to win 32-30 over Cassville.
Cassville took an early 10-4 lead over Doyle in the first quarter, but Doyle would outscore Cassville 13-5 in the second quarter and led 17-15 at the end of the second quarter.
In the third quarter, Doyle expanded their lead, outscoring Cassville 10-4 in the quarter and led 27-19 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the final quarter of play, Cassville outscored Doyle 11-5, but Doyle held on for the 32-30 win.
Mason Steele led Doyle with 10 points. Exavior Gamblin and Ben Brogden finished with 8 points each. Nichoals Nelson chipped in 4 points, and Isaiah Kelso rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
Will Stockton led Cassville with 15 points. Kason Seal finished with 6 points. Raydon Kilgore added 4 points Sam Dicus, and Hunter Broyles each finished with 3 points.