Junior League play continues

By CINDY WILSON tcwilson81@frontier.com
Posted 1/28/20

Another week of Paris City League Basketball is in the books as the players continue improving ball handling and shooting while trying to help their team earn another victory.

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Junior League play continues


Another week of Paris City League Basketball is in the books as the players continue improving ball handling and shooting while trying to help their team earn another victory.

This week’s winners were the Panthers, Cardinals, Hawks and the Tigers.


Cardinals 18,  Eagles 13

The Cards jumped out to a 4-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Eagles scored three points in the second quarter while holding the Cardinals to just two points.

The third quarter was hot for the Cardinals as they scored 10 points while the Eagles were unable to score.

Carson Throneburg got hot for the Eagles during the final quarter and became a scoring machine with eight points. After trailing by 13 points, the Eagles cut the lead down to five points before the Cardinals held on for an 18-13 win.

Myah Bartos and Carter Eastham led the Cardinals with six points each. Carter Crippes followed up with four points and Benton Wilson added a basket.

The Eagles were led by Throneburg with eight points. Mason Barrett and Parker Sivertson each had a basket and Sadie Sallee added a free throw.


Hawks 22,  Lions 15

The Lions got off to a slow start in the seond game of the afternoon but finished the game strong with 10 points in the final quarter and made the Hawks work for their 22-15 win. 

At the end of the first quarter, the Hawks held a 7-2 lead and doubled that lead at the half, 14-4.

The Hawks returned to the court and chalked up another six points in the third quarter while the Lions struggled and only added a free throw.

Although it was a little late,  the Lions got a burst of energy and added 10 points in the final period while the Hawks had a bucket.

Emma Kraemer led the Hawks with seven points. Carter Wilson and Gavin Reed each had four points.  Andre Calhoun had a bucket and a free throw. Alivyah Lankster and Paisley Reed each had a bucket.

Brody Quinn led his team eight points. Jarrel Hallorn connected with a couple of buckets. Taylor Fudge had a basket and Drew Kirby added a free throw.


Panthers 20, Bears 8

The opening quarter was a slow start for both teams as the Panthers had only one bucket and the Bears a single free throw.

The Panthers finally started hitting some buckets throughout the second quarter and took a 10-1 lead at halftime.

Scoring was a challenge for both teams in the third quarter as the Panthers only added four points while holding the Bears to a single free throw.

The Panthers held a 14-2 advantage heading into the fourth quarter as both teams added six points.

Sean Dunn was the leading scorer for the Panthers with eight points. Bryson Brown, Dawson Rogers, Carter Delashmit, Karic Mason and Leyton Mattingly each had two points and Nathan Delashmit finished with a free throw. 

Bears player Gabriel Roush had three points for the afternoon. Conner Little was credited for a basket.  Parker Sanders, Nathan Fonner and Eyan Keys each had a free throw.


Tigers 32, Colts 17

The Tigers took an 8-0 lead in the opening quarter, eventually extending that to 16-0 at halftime.

While the Colts managed to score their first points in the third quarter, they were unable to halt the Tigers as they fell behind further at 27-10.

The Colts added seven points in the fourth quarter as the Tigers scored five, leading to a 32-17 victory for the Tigers.

Owen Jones led the Colts with six points. Sklyer Sweet and Dylan Flores each had five points. Pailynne Camp added a free throw. 

Garret Rigdon was on fire for the Tigers with 12 points. Brody Whitaker connected with three outside shots for six points. Landen Taylor and Levi Bartley each had four points. Brayden Rogers finished with three points and Caison Whitaker had a bucket. Macy Bicknell made a free throw.

League play continues Sunday with the first game at 12:30 p.m. at Eveland Gym.