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Eagles, Tiger Cubs split titles

Friday, March 16, 2007

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Cloverdale High School honored its winter sports athletes Thursday at its annual winter sports banquet. Honored seniors included Derick Evans, Hannah Monnett, Michael Neese, Justin Hacker, Seth Trinkle, Ryan Shoulders, Ben Cheatham, Christian Cheatham and Kevin Gregg. Not pictured: Heather Moon. Monnett also received the athletic blanket after earning nine varsity letters.
PUTNAMVILLE -- The South Putnam Eagles seventh and eighth-grade girls' basketball team split with the Tiger Cubs of Greencastle at home in the finals of the Putnam County Tournament Thursday night.

The seventh-graders won, 40-29, while the eighth-graders fell to the Tiger Cubs, 46-24.

After being outscored in the first quarter, the Eagles seventh-grade came back to outscore the Tiger Cubs, 12-4, in the second quarter to grab an 18-11 halftime lead.

The Eagles blew up in the third quarter for 16 points, and went on to grab the county title.

Leading the Eagles was Brooke Boetjer with 20 points. Jennifer Thompson scored five points and Brittany McKee, Ericka Minor and Kaylin Yon score four each. Emily Dabkowski rounded out the scoring with three points.

Greencastle's leading scorer was Taylor Pruitt with nine points, followed by Hannah Wainman with eight. Erynn Beck contributed six while Kandice Phillips scored four and Kallie Brattain added two.

For the eighth-graders, Greencastle held a halftime lead of 31-9 and went on to win the game on the strength of two players scoring in double figures.

Mallory Miller and Chelsea Samuels scored 16 points each to pace the Tiger Cubs, while Whitney Brotherton chipped in four points.

Katie Farris, Hannah Deer, Hannah Cochren, Kelsey Grzesiek, and Braden Amis had two points each in the win.

For the Eagles, Robbie Urton and Kelsey Searles led the way with six apiece, with Kendra Latham added four points.

Hillary Collins, Brittany Burdge, Olivia Cavell, and Molli Parker tallied two points each in the loss.

At South Putnam

Putnam County

Tournament Final

Seventh-grade results

Greencastle 7 4 6 12 -- 29

South Putnam 6 12 16 6 -- 40

Greencastle (29) -- Pruitt 4 1-5 9, Wainman 4 0-7 8, Beck 1 3-4 6, Brattain 1 0-0 2. Totals -- FG 10 FT 6-20 TP 29.

South Putnam (40) -- Boetjer 9 2-5 20, Thompson 1 3-4 5, McKee 2 0-0 4, Minor 2 0-0 4, Yon 2 0-0 4, Dabkowski 1 1-5 3. Totals -- FG 17 FT 6-14 TP 40.

3pt. FG -- Greencastle 1 (Beck), S. Putnam 0. Total fouls -- GMS 16, SPMS 20.

At South Putnam

Putnam County Tournament Final

Eighth-grade results

Greencastle 15 16 7 8 -- 46

South Putnam 5 4 9 6 -- 24

Greencastle (46) -- Miller 5 6-8 16, Samuels 5 6-7 16, Brotherton 1 2-2 4, Farris 1 0-1 2, Deer 1 0-0 2, Cochren 1 0-0 2, Grzesiek 1 0-0 2, Amis 1 0-0 2. Totals -- FG 16 FT 14-18. TP 46.

South Putnam (24) -- Urton 2 2-2 6, Searles 2 2-3 6, Latham 2 0-1 4, Collins 1 0-0 2, Barnes 0 0-2 0, Burdge 2-2 2, Cavell 0 2-7 2, Parker 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 8 8-17 24.

3pt. FG -- GMS 0, SPMS 0. Total fouls -- GMS 14, SPMS 18.



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