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January 24, 2014

Wednesday's STAR Tournament Capsules

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Konawa —

Team Records: Tupelo 7-10; Varnum 10-7.

 

BOYS

Coalgate 54, Moss 32

COALGATE 17   8 15 4   —  54

MOSS   9 10   4 9  —  32

COALGATE: Rob Penney 14, C.J. Bills, Dakota Powell 12, Tyler Price 9. Nathaniel Daniel 4, Nate Hardy 2.

MOSS: Justin Fitzgerald 8, Tucker Elliott 6, Tanner Goforth 5, Easton Elliott 5, Garrett Cartwright 2, Matthew Jones 2, Aaron Laster 2, Damian Larney 2.

3-point goals: Powell 2 (CC). T. Elliott 2, Fitzgerald (M)

Fouled out: none

NOTEWORTHY: Rob Penney tallied 14 points and C.J. Bills had 13 as Coalgate clipped Moss, 54-32, on Wednesday in consolation bracket play in the STAR Tournament. Dakota Powell, who had the only two 3-pointers of the night for the Lady Wildcats, finished with nine points. Coalgate led 17-9 after one quarter and went on to a 25-19 halftime advantage. The Lady Wildcats led 40-23 through three quarters.

Team Records: Moss 4-13; Coalgate 2-8.

 

Tupelo 63, New Lima 55

TUPELO 17 15 13 18  —  63

NEW LIMA 18   5 14 18  —  55

TUPLEO: Chisum Henry 18, John Umsted 18, Caleb Watson 15, Ben Meek 5, Corey McCollum 4, Josh Gragg 2, Bry Bratcher 1.

NEW LIMA: Caito Kemp 24, Elijah Brown 16, Landon Madkins 5, Mekhi Edwards 4, Christian Leetka 4, Sterlin Lena 2.

3-point goals: Umsted 4, Henry 3 (T). Brown 2, Madkins (NL)

Fouled out: Lena (NL)

NOTEWORTHY: Chisum Henry and John Umsted each fired in 18 points as Tupelo knocked off New Lima, 63-55, on Wednesday in the consolation bracket of the STAR Tournament. Umsted connected on four 3-pointers and Henry converted on three. Caito Kemp poured in a game-high 24 points and Elijah Brown had 16 to lead New Lima. A 15-5 run in the second quarter by Tupelo, proved to be the difference. New Lima led 18-17 after one quarter and the Tigers took a 32-23 halftime advantage.

COACH’S QUOTE: “It’s helped us that we’re becoming more balanced offensively. We beat a quality team and this type of game will do nothing but build confidence. We shot free throws very well down the stretch,” — Tupelo Head Coach Clay Weller.

Record: Tupelo is 10-7; New Lima 9-10.

Up Next: Tupelo vs. Milburn on Thursday, Jan. 30.

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