League action continues

By CINDY WILSON tcwilson81@frontier.com
Posted 2/3/20

Basketball in the Paris City League action continues to stay hot.


Bears 29 Hawks 20

The game opened up in back-and-forth fashion as the Hawks jumped out to an 8-4 lead. The Hawks …

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League action continues


Basketball in the Paris City League action continues to stay hot.


Bears 29 Hawks 20

The game opened up in back-and-forth fashion as the Hawks jumped out to an 8-4 lead. The Hawks continued their run as they took a 16-12 lead at half.

Both teams were strong defensively in the third quarter, with both teams scoring just two points each in the period. The Bears exploded offensively in the fourth quarter, scoring 15 points while limiting the Hawks to two points, eventually leading to a 29-20 victory.

Parker Sanders and Nathan Fonner led the Bears with eight points each. Conner Little scored six points. Gabriel Roush added three points while Chris Gann and Carter Breeding each had two points.

The Hawks were led by Alivyah Lankster with five points. Brody Bishop and Lincoln Livesay each had four points. Madox Hutchings and Paisley Reed each had a bucket and a free throw. Andre Calhoun rounded up the scoring with a free throw.


Cardinals 31, Lions 21

The Cardinals established themselves from the start of the game, taking a 12-1 lead after the first quarter.

The Lions bounced back in the second quarter with a pair of baskets while shutting out the Cardinals.

In thr second half, the Cardinals reasserted themselves with a 13-6 run across the third quarter. Despite a strong fourth quarter — in which the Lions scored 10 points — the Cardinal lead was too much to overcome as the Lions fell 31-21.

The Cardinals were led by Carter Eastham with 12 points. Carter Crippes scored 11 points. Dylan Lucas added four points, Kolton Ingram scored three points and Gage White had one point.

Drew Kirby was top scorer for the Lions with six points. Brody Quinn sunk a couple of baskets and hit a free throw for five points. Jarrel Hallorn made a pair of baskets. Lily Wyrick, Bryar Shipley, and Allison Wyrick each had a bucket.


Panthers 28, Colts 17

The Colts struggled offensively through the first quarter of play as they fell behind 11-6 to the Panthers. A 7-2 run for the Panthers extended their lead to 18-8 at halftime.

The Colts managed to string several baskets together in the third quarter with eight points while the Panthers scored just four points. The Panthers held off the Colts in the fourth quarter en route to a 28-17 win.

Kipton Bradford and Dawson Rogers led the Panthers with six points each. Karic Mason added five points and Nathan Delashmit had four points.

Storm Miller had a bucket and a free throw. Luke Stuck and Sean Dunn each had a bucket.

Dylan Flores led the Colts with seven points. Owen Jones added four points and Braylen Mills, Cam Yantis and Skyler Sweet had two points.


Tigers 31, Eagles 24

The Tigers got off to a strong start in the first quarter behind a 12-4 run.

The lead was not enough as the Eagles exploded into the second period, outscoring the Tigers 16-5.

The Eagles held just a one-point advantage heading into the fourth quarter, eventually ceding the contest 31-24 to the Tigers.

Brayden Rogers was on fire for the Tigers as he ended the game with 10 points.  Macy Bicknell scored eight points and Caison Whitaker with six points. Levi Bartley had three points while Garret Rigdon and Randi Rollings each had two points.

Hunter Quinn had a couple of buckets and free throws and led the Eagles with his six points. Carson Throneburg, Holden Henderson, and Sadie Sallee each had four points. Lane Tessman, Landon Gerberding, and Wyatt Quick each had a basket.

Play will resume Saturday at Eveland Gym due to the Super Bowl on Sunday. Please note the change in day.