The Varsity Comets finished 2nd at the Litchfield Invitational as they lost Saturday night 70-66 to Pana. Brian Atchison had 23 and Josh Patrick 20 for Greenville. Greenville had defeated Bethalto Civic Memorial Friday night 41-32 with Derek Atchison leading with 10. Josh Patrick and Jason Mollett were named to the All Tournament Team.
The Varsity Mulberry Grove Aces lost to St. Elmo 66-49 on Friday. Jacob Jolliff was the Aces’ top scorer with 12. The JV Aces won 47-42 as Jason Kendall had 12, Mitchell Lewis 11, and Bobby Coates 10.
The Freshman Comets were 60-54 winners over Southwestern on Saturday.
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St. Anthony is the winner of the 59th annual James Burke Memorial 8th Grade Boys Tournament. St. Anthony defeated Hillsboro 50-13 to claim the 1st Place Trophy. Effingham topped Carlyle 31-19 to take 3rd place while Aviston was a 43-33 winner over Greenville to win the Consolation bracket.
7th grade boys regionals got underway over the weekend. The Bluejays edged Pana 34-32 to win their first round game at the Blue Mound Regional. Dannon Young led with 14 points.
The 7th grade Mulberry Grove Eagles lost their opening regional game 46-27 to Brownstown. John Rickman led the Eagles with 12 points.
The Pocahontas Indians 7th graders dropped their regional game 41-25 to Cowden. Brad Perry had 10 points.
The GC Panthers and Lady Panthers lost to Eureka on Saturday. The men fell 90-78 while the women were defeated in overtime 63-59.