Bowling Green is 2nd in South State Tournament held last week

Published 1:54 pm Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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Bowling Green School’s Lady Buccaneers came up just short of winning the 2022 South 5A Basketball Tournament on Saturday in a 33-31 contest against Central Hinds Academy at Copiah Academy.

Bailey Devall led Bowling Green in points with nine that included a 3-pointer. Devall pulled down four rebounds, dished out an assist, blocked a shot and made a steal.

K.K. Seal recorded six points, four boards and a steal.

Chloe Bertrand posted five points, a rebound, an assist and two steals.

Claire Wascom tallied four points and a steal.

Anna Claire Crowe had three points and a steal.

Hope Crowe put up two points.

Bridget Devall posted two points, five rebounds and an assist.

Peyton Dupuy pulled down a rebound and passed for an assist.

Bowling Green reached the title game with wins on Feb. 8 and Friday.

Friday’s game was a 35-26 win over Copiah Academy.

Bailey Devall led Bowling Green in points with 19 on 7-of-14 shooting and she made a 3-pointer. Devall had three rebounds, a block and two steals.

Bridget Devall recorded four points and two rebounds.

Bertrand tallied three points, four rebounds, an assist and two steals.

Seal had three points, two boards and two assists.

Anna Claire Crowe posted three points, two rebounds and an assist.

Wascom recorded three points on a 3-pointer to go with six rebounds and four steals.

The game on Feb. 8 was a 53-27 victory over St. Joseph Catholic School of Madison.

Three Bowling Green players made the all-tournament team, They were Seal, Bertrand and Bailey Devall.

The top four teams move on to the 2022 Class 5A Basketball Tournament.

Bowling Green will play against Simpson Academy on Feb. 16 at 7:45 p.m. Simpson Academy was third in the 2022 North 5A Basketball Tournament.

The tournament is being held Feb. 15-16 and 18-19 at Brookhaven Academy.