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Eldorado splits in road games over weekend

Staff Report
updated: 1/7/2019 11:19 AM

After capturing the Consolation Championship - just their second in the 54-year history of the Eldorado Holiday Tournament - Eldorado kicked off the second half of its season with a split over the weekend.

The Eagles grabbed a Black Diamond Conference victory at Carmi-White County Friday night, before falling to Mt. Carmel Saturday afternoon.

On Friday, Eldorado improved to 3-1 in league play and picked up win No. 13 with a 56-48 win at Carmi-White County.

Aiden Whitlock and Ladayyea Shewmaker shared scoring honors as each had a team-high 12 points. Joe Mayberry also finished in double figures with 11 points.

Bryant Byrd and Nolan Milligan both cashed in with six points, while Hunter Sizemore finished with five points. Jace Jenkins had four points to round out the scoring for EHS.

Adam Phelps had a game-high 21 points for Carmi-White County, while Ethan Mahon had 16 points for the Bulldogs

In the loss to Mt. Carmel, Joe Mayberry had a team-high 20 points and was the lone Eagle to score in double figures.

Aiden Whitlock scored seven points for EHS, while Nolan Milligan scored six points. Bryant Byrd, Jace Jenkins and Townsend Barton all finished with four points. Hunter Sizemore tacked on three points, while Ladayyea Shewmaker finished with two points.

Mt. Carmel put three players in double figures, led by Bret Doon's game-high 22 points. Austin Rager netted 17 for the Aces, while Beau Stipp finished with 14 points.

Gallatin County also split a pair of games over the weekend, beating Carrier Mills Friday night, before falling to Greater Egyptian Conference foe Pope County Saturday.

Gallatin County got 25 points from Audie Goebel and another 15 from Garrett Rushing in a 62-29 win over Carrier Mills- Stonefort Friday.

Dawson Hish scored seven points, while Connor Kiesecoms finished with five points. Michael Velex and Case Rister both finished with four points for the Hawks.

Caden Van Meter had a team-high 13 points for CMSF, while Aiden Rollins scored six points and Nathaniel Reed finished with four points. Rostin Lewis and Trey Collins both had three points for the Wildcats in the loss.

On Saturday, both Goebel (27) and Kiesecoms (12) scored in double figures for Gallatin County, but it wasn't enough in a 65-55 loss to Pope County.

Hish added eight points for Gallatin County, while Wilson scored six points and Rushing tacked on two points.

Pope County put four players in double figures including a team-high 17 points from Eddington, while Fasolo scored 15 points. Both Grider and Hobbs each tacked on 10 in the win.