Last weekend, Prairieland High School was the site of the annual basketball tournament.
Teams from all over the area gathered in Pattonville for three days of basketball. On the boy’s side, Prairielands were joined by Rivercrest, Honeygrove, Mount Vernon, DeKalb, Whitelight, Mildred, Saltillo, Chitham and Palihome his school. The girls’ side included Prairielands, Clarksville, Cooper, Honey Grove, Bullock, Mildred, DeKalb and Chitham.
Thursday and Friday consisted of boys and girls pool play. Bracket play began on Friday night and ended on Saturday.
On the women’s side, Mildred, DeKalb, Cooper and Brock won gold.
Brock defeated Cooper and then DeKalb for the championship to win the tournament. Cooper defeated Mildred in the third place match.
Clarksville, Honey Grove, Prairland and Chisum met in the women’s silver bracket.
Honeygrove beat Clarksville and Chitham for the consolation trophy.
On the men’s team, DeKalb, Honey Grove, Mildred and Prairland all advanced to the Gold Bracket. Honey Grove beat her DeKalb and Prairland beat Mildred. In the championship game Prairielands defeated Honeygrove 42-41 to win the championship. For the Patriots, Dada Coulter finished with his 13 points and Tyler Moll won the championship he scored 11 points in the game. On the Warriors, Brody Mahan led the team with his 8 points.
Chisum, Como Pickton, Saltillo and Mount Vernon faced each other in the silver bracket.
In Game 1, Chisum defeated Como Pickton. Mount Vernon looked after Saltillo in the second game. In the Silver Bracket Championship, Mount Vernon defeated Chitham 40-36. Kyle Kelley and Espn Blyton each gave Chisum his 10 points.
Bonham, Rivercrest, White Lights and the Paris Homeschool Warriors each played in the Bronze Bracket. Rivercrest defeated Bonham and Paris his home school boys in his bronze bracket his championship.
All-Women’s Tournament Team: Co-MVPs Hayden Walker and Abi Mathis, Kimberly Tomlinson, Hari Hyatt, Keira Matthews — Brock, Halle Jones, Emily Barrett, Coriana Fulbright — Decalcub, Casey Bonner — Mildred, Kaylee Conley, Channi Sontag — Cooper Endsley Maguire — Honey Grove
The Men’s All-Tournament Team is Mekhi Perry, Tyler Reynolds — Mount Vernon, Espn Brighton — Chitham, Alex Fisk, Brody Mahan, Court Garner — Honey Grove and Dada Coulter, Ty Hostetler — at Prairieland did.
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