Macks Creek goes 1-2 in Walnut Grove Tournament, Camdenton goes 1-2 in Pink and White Tournament and Versailles drops two games at Stover Tournament
Macks Creek goes 1-2 in Walnut Grove Tournament
Macks Creek started the Walnut Grove Holiday Classic as the ninth seed and finished the tournament 1-2.
The Pirates started with a 57-43 loss to No. 8 Crane, bounced back with a 66-34 win over the Hollister junior varsity and fell to Pierce City in the consolation semifinals 34-30.
Jesse Willis paced the Pirates with an average of 13.7 points per game to go with five rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.7 steals per outing.
Kenzie Hicks averaged 12 points for Macks Creek, Caytlin Eidson added 10.7 points and five rebounds per outing and Molly Philips turned in 5.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and two steals per game.
Macks Creek (4-6) will host Walnut Grove on January 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Camdenton goes 1-2 in Pink and White Tournament
Camdenton went to battle in Springfield over the holidays in the annual Pink and White Tournament and the Lakers finished 1-2.
Camdenton fell to Branson 59-50 in the first round after cutting a double-digit deficit to six points before the Pirates pulled away. The Lakers were led by Megan Vest’s 16 points while Elle Turner finished with eight and Biance Stocks added seven.
Camdenton faced Buffalo in the next round and earned a 68-54 win before falling to Springfield Central 65-48 in the finale.
Camdenton (2-4) visits Helias on Monday at 7 p.m.
Versailles picks up win at Stover Tournament
Versailles opened up the Stover Tournament as the sixth seed and dropped its first two games of the tournament over the holidays, but came back with a win to wrap things up.
Versailles fell to No. 3 Cole Camp in the first round 50-28 and No. 7 Holden 68-34 in the second before beating Jamestown 48-39 in the finale.
"In the first two rounds we had trouble scoring and did not play well defensively. Therefore, we got behind early and couldn't recover," Versailles coach Tim Spiers said. "In the third game we played much better and with more energy."
Sandalyn Morris led Versailles in the final game with 15 points while Maris Ollison added 10 points of her own and Spiers noted that it was a win where everyone contributed.
Versailles (2-6) visits Laquey on Tuesday.