Categorized | Sports

Cardinals and Choctaws advance to Tuesday night’s title game

Boys Zach Lewis Boys Colby Butler Boys Taeylr Gatlin Boys Tramaine CooperDISTRICT 13-3A SEMIFINAL: Brighton 59, Hardin County 27

If they awarded the 2016 District 13-3A Boys Basketball Tournament MVP after the semifinals, Brighton’s Zach Lewis would be taking the plaque home.

Friday night the Cardinal guard/forward scored 16 point in the first half against the Hardin County Tigers. Lewis’ night ended with 26 points on 80 percent shooting from the Brighton Gymnasium floor.

He grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out 2 assists in helping Brighton beat Hardin County 59-27 to advance to Tuesday night’s championship game.

DISTRICT 13-3A SEMIFINAL: Dyer County 67, Munford 64

Munford Boys Patrick Smith Munford Boys Queyon Mills to rim Munford Boys Queyon MillsThe name on the front of the white uniforms read Dyer County.

In years past and earlier this season, that appeared to be good enough to defeat the Munford Cougars. But Friday night the Cougars came out with a new attitude to take on the Dyer County Choctaws in the District 13-3A Boys Basketball Tournament Semifinal. Munford shined on the Brighton Gymnasium court throughout the first half building a 34-26 lead at halftime over the No. 1 seeded Choctaws.

Then Dyer County turned up the pressure pressing the Cougars from base line to base line. The Choctaws erased the deficit to prevail 67-64 and advance to the title game Tuesday night at 7:30 against the Brighton Cardinals. Meanwhile the Cougars had to settle for the consolation round Tuesday night against the Hardin County Tigers at 6 p.m.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Calendar

February 2016
S M T W T F S
« Jan   Mar »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
2829