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
All-star basketball games set for Saturday night in Greenville
Last year Greenville senior Dartannon Wilson took advantage of the home court with 34 points to lead all scorers at the first annual Chicken Express all-star basketball game.
Wilson helped the North to a 114-85 victory over the South in a fast-paced boys game. Wilson, who was 15-of-20 from the field including a couple of dunks, also pulled down 12 rebounds and handed out four assists to secure most valuable player honors.
The second annual event is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night at Greenville High School. The girls game tips off first, with the boys event to follow.
Sherman spoils Lady Lions season finale
The Greenville Lady Lions finished their District 13-4A softball season at home on Friday with a 9-2 loss to the Sherman Lady Bearcats.
Greenville honored senior players Ali Threndyle, Megan Shaw, Tayler Cordova and Katie McMurray in pre-game ceremonies.
Greenville catcher Justin Koger signs with Arkansas-Little Rock
A switch in positions has helped Greenville senior baseball player Justin Koger advance his career.
Koger, who has signed a letter of intent with the University of Arkansa at Little Rock, began his baseball career with the Greenville Lions as a shortstop, pitcher and third baseman.
Players protest return of fired Minnesota coach
The University of Minnesota-Mankato football team Wednesday boycotted the fired head coach who won his job back in an arbitrator’s ruling last week, nearly two years after fighting accusations of child pornography and other misconduct.
No. 19 state-ranked Lone Oak claims regular season finale
The 19th state-ranked Lone Oak Lady Buffaloes added to their nine-game winning streak by shutting out Quitman 9-0 in District 14-2A softball on Tuesday.
Freshman pitcher Mariah Nichols got the win, striking out 14 while only walking two in a two-hitter to wrap up the regular season.
Lady Lions earn all-district soccer honors
Brinkley Henson, Greenville’s top goal scorer, also earned top honors for the Lady Lions on the All-District 19-4A soccer team.
Quirl, Godwin earn top honors in All-District 15-A basketball
Wolfe City’s high-scoring post player Colten Quirl earned top honors on the All-District 15-A basketball team.
McKinney North shuts out Lady Lions
Celeste Verdelivo shut down Greenville on one hit as McKinney North claimed a 12-0 District 13-4A softball victory over the Lady Lions on Friday.
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Big win for college coach wrongly accused of child porn
An emotional saga that began with a child pornography accusation 18 months ago ended in final victory Thursday for the ex-football coach of Minnesota State University-Mankato who was fired even though the charges against him were found groundless and dismissed.
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