Ross Bostick’s free throw with 16 seconds left gave the Boles Hornets a 35-34 victory over Fannindel in the championship game of the Boles basketball tournament on Saturday.
Hunter Jordan fired in 24 points to lead the Hornets and all scorers. Jordan earned most valuable player honors for the tournament and the Top Gun award with 82 points for the tournament.
Bostick and Caleb Samples all earned all-tournament honors for the Hornets.
Damonte Scott led the Falcons with 16 points, while T.J. Erwin and Stephen Lock both fired in 12 and Quincy Cuba added 10.
Rockwall Christian 10 14 15 4 —43
Fannindel 14 11 16 20 —61
RCA: Cameron Carrocia 13, Evan Milwee 11, Colton Jones 10.
F: Damonte Scott 16, T.J. Erwin 12, Stephen Lock 12, Quincy Cuba 10.
Leonard JV 6 9 11 16 —42
Boles 16 27 12 15 —71
L: Ryan Nixon 16, Derek Taylor 7, Laine Albert 7.
B: Bailey Isom 22, Cameron Walker 13, Caleb Samples 12.
Leonard JV 10 8 17 29 —64
Rockwall Christian 18 19 16 16 —69
L: Laine Albert 16, Mason Bua 15, Richie Laster 9, Ryan Nixon 9.
RCA: Denzel Chukwukelu 20, Cameron Carrocia 17, Colton Jones 14, Evan Milwee 12.
Fannindel 8 9 8 9 —34
Boles 12 2 9 12 —35
F: Andrew Miller 16, Quincy Cuba 12.
B: Hunter Jordan 24, Bailey Isom 7, Ross Bostick 4, Cameron Walker 1.
Record: B 11-3.
Next game: Wolfe City at Boles, Tuesday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Greenville Lions' coaching staff lineup changes
Each summer the Greenville Lions’ coaching staff goes through a transition phase as some coaches move on to other schools and new coaches are hired to take their place.
This summer is no exception. There’s changes in the coaching staffs for the boys and girls programs that’ll involve the football, volleyball, boys soccer, powerlifting and softball teams.
Hail to the winner of three medals at Transplant Games
His nickname in Greenville is “Pee Wee,” but Oliver Hale is a big man on the tennis court and in the kitchen.
Hale, who is a 1971 graduate of Greenville High School, won three medals at the 2014 Transplant Games of America recently in Houston while competing in the 60-and-over age category. He won a gold medal in men’s doubles, a silver in men’s singles and a bronze in mixed doubles along with playing partner Irena Bucci.
Free youth football camp planned
Second year Texas A&M University – Commerce Head Coach Colby Carthel and his coaching staff will be the directors of a free A&M Commerce Youth Football Camp.
Officially for the record
Two former Greenville schools are now officially recognized for their accomplishments in sports through new signage at the T. A. “Cotton” Ford Stadium.
LeBron: I'm heading back to Cleveland
Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio.
Commerce to host Dixie Softball tournament
The city of Commerce has partnered with the Dixie Softball to host the Darlings and the Debs Softball State Tournament at the Eddie Moore Sports Complex again this year.
Coach Steve Guffey touched many lives
Steve Guffey was a true sportsman in every sense of the word.
Guffey, who died on Saturday at the age of 50, was a standout athlete and coach, who was also an avid golfer, angler and hunter. He was an educator. teacher, mentor and a friend to many who’ve been paying their tributes online and at candlelight vigils on Sunday in Ladonia and on Monday in Campbell. Guffey’s memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Campbell High School gymnasium, where he coached the Lady Indians’ basketball team the past 12 years.
A&M-Commerce hires Burton as women’s basketball coach
Lion women’s basketball experienced a homecoming of sorts on April when athletics director Ryan Ivey announced Jason Burton as the eighth women’s basketball coach in program history.
Lone Oak, Caddo Mills softball players make all-state team
Two players from Lone Oak and one from Caddo Mills earned second-team honors on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A all-state softball team.
Former Baylor golfers win Monster Ball golf tourney
Baylor University was well-represented at the third annual Craig Bowers Memorial Monster Ball golf tournament this weekend in Greenville.
Two teams composed of former Baylor golfers finished first and second after 36 holes at Wright Park Municipal and Oak Creek Country Club.
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