Junior League near 1st half end

by Cindy wilson ef8057126@gmail.com
Posted 12/23/19

The Paris Junior League’s first half is winding down with only one week left to play in the regular season.

The Panthers remain undefeated as the Panthers, Bears, Colts, and Lions all secure …

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Junior League near 1st half end


The Paris Junior League’s first half is winding down with only one week left to play in the regular season.

The Panthers remain undefeated as the Panthers, Bears, Colts, and Lions all secure wins in Sunday’s games.


Panthers 58, Hawks 14

In the first game of the afternoon, the Panthers grabbed a first  quarter lead over the Hawks, 19-5 and added another 8 points in the second while holding the Hawks to only 5 points. The Panthers led  27 -10 at half. 

The Panthers went on a scoring frenzy during the third quarter and held a strong 43-14 lead going into the final quarter.  The Hawks were unsuccessful in scoring attempts and the Panthers added another 15 points and took the win.

Changing things up a little for the Panthers, Dylan Blair was high point guy with 16 points.  Drew Rogers finished with 11 while Karic Mason added 10. Kipton Bradford and Jackson Rigdon had 6 each.  Sean Dunn was credited for 4 points and Dawson Rogers and Landon Nugent each had 2 points.  Luke Stuck had 1 point.

Brody Bishop led the Hawks with 6 points.  Paisley Reed added 3 points  while Madox Hutchings and Carter Wilson each scored 2 points. Bradley Litteral finished with a single free throw.


Bears 40, Eagles 9

In the second game of the afternoon, the Eagles got off to a rough start and were unable to connect at the basket while the Bears put 10 points on the board. 

Scoring improved for the Eagles during the second quarter with 6 points while the Bears added 12 more. 

In the second half, the Bears kept their scoring going and led 34-8 at the end of the third.  The only point scored for the Eagles during the fourth was a free throw by Landon Gerberding while the Bears continued their drive to the basket and added 6 more in taking the win.

Sixth grader Jacob Staley led the Bears with 10 points.  Gabriel Roush and Austin Pardi each added 8 to the books.  Parker Sanders had 6. Charlie Ford, Aiden Lawson, Ian Theirl  and Nathan Fonner each had a basket.

Carson Throneburg, Holden Henderson and Nicholas Doughan each had a basket for the Eagles.  Landon Gerberding ended with 1 point.


Colts 49, Lions 16

The Colts quickly took control of the third game with a 14 – 2 lead at the end of the first.    The Colts continued in the second, leading 36-4 at halftime.

Scoring settled down

somewhat in the third and the Colts added 9 to the board and the Lions chalked up 6 more points. During the final quarter the Colts added only 4 points to the board while the Lions put on 6 but the Colts dominated 49 – 16.

Colten Cornwell led the Colts with 12.  Right behind was Drake Thompson with 10 and Mason Byrnes with 8.  Braylen Mills had 6 for the afternoon.  Dylan Flores and Owen Jones each had 4.  Rickie White finished with 3 and Gage Wright had a bucket.

The Lions were led by Eli Brinkerhoff with his 8 points.  John Heelan had 4 and Mack Kuglin and Kilee Edwards each had 2.


Tigers 42, Cardinals 30

The most competitive game of the afternoon was the last one  Although the score might not truly reflect the competition, the game became interesting in the fourth quarter when the Cardinals decided to press and pumped in some unanswered scoring. 

The first quarter that fairly close and at the end of the quarter, the Tigers held a slim 8-4 lead.  It was the second quarter when the Tigers gained a more comfortable lead primarily due to the help of Gage Woolum who put in 12 points and gave the Tigers a 24-7 lead. 

After half the Cardinals returned working hard to scoring 11 points — but the Tigers answered with 8 and now led 32-18.  For the first half of the fourththe Cardinals looked as though they were going  to get back in the game.  The Cardinals had to start fouling and the Tigers hit 8 of their 16 shots icing the game.

Gage Woolum led the Tigers with 12 points and Ty King finished with 11.  Brayden Rogers had 7 and Logan Dick pumped in 3 buckets for 6.  Brody Whitaker finished the scoring with 4 points.

Carter Eastham finished the afternoon with 8 points for the Cardinals while Carter Crippes had 7.  Dylan Lucas had 6 and Bella Moreschi finished with 4.  Aiden Means added a free throw and a bucket for 3.