Trio of parish teams were in Mt. Hermon girls tournament
Published 12:43 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Three local girls basketball teams took to the court for the Mt. Hermon Tournament that was held Nov. 21 and Nov. 23.
Mt. Hermon and Pine went 1-1 in the tournament.
Mt. Hermon’s first game was a 61-33 loss to Jewel Sumner.
Macey Applegate and Bailey Fortenberry scored 10 points each to top Mt. Hermon. Fortenberry made a pair of 3-pointers.
Sydnei Tullos had eight points, while Sikoya Jackson posted three and A’muriel Williams recorded two. Tullos made two 3-pointers, while Jackson had one.
Two days later, Mt. Hermon topped Franklinton, 37-34.
Three players hit double figures for Mt. Hermon.
Tullos led the way with 15 points, which included three 3-pointers.
Jackson and Fortenberry tallied 10 each. Both players made a pair of 3-pointers.
Blayke Brinker added two points in the win.
Addison Carter posted 13 points to lead Franklinton. Carter made a 3-pointer.
Zykeria Dykes had 10 points.
Eliziah Riley posted seven points, while Bailey Brooks tallied three and Abby Smith added one. Riley hit a 3-pointer.
Pine began the tournament with a 38-30 victory over Franklinton.
Miriam Tate was Franklinton’s leading scorer with 14 points. Tate hit a 3-pointer.
Carter posted 12 points that included three 3-pointers.
Dykes and Aniyah Cooper had two each.
Pine’s next game was a 47-45 loss to Jewel Sumner.
Franklinton had the two close losses in the tournament.