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Gallatin County ousted from GEC championship game

 
By Michael Dann mdann@dailyregister.com
updated: 1/26/2018 10:42 PM

Thompsonville 38, Gallatin County 36
A return trip to the championship game of the GEC Tournament wasn't in the cards for Gallatin County as the Hawks were clipped by Thompsonville 38-36 Friday night.
Dawson Hish had a team-high 10 points for Gallatin County, while Garrett Rushing scored seven points. Robbie Prince and Aaron Walters both chipped in with six points. Audie Gobel finished with four points, while Blake Seely knocked down a 3-pointer.
Pope County 64, Galatia 51
In the seventh place game, Galatia fell to Pope County 64-51 where Braxton Lane had a team-high 15 points, Austin Pritchett finished with 14 points and Austin Stevens scored 13 points.
Will Pulliam finished with five points, while A.J. Hankins and Ammon both had two points
Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 56, Galatia 38
On Thursday night, Stevens was the lone double figure scorer for Galatia in a 56-38 loss to Norris City-Omaha-Enfield at the GEC Tournament.
Mitchell added eight points for the Bearcats, while A.J. Hankins scored six points. Alan Marvel tacked on three points, while Braxton Lane, Garrett Beers and Cole Curry all had two points
Carrier Mills 63, Pope County 58
Barners exploded for a game-high 30 points in the Carrier Mills' 63-58 win over Pope County Thursday night.
Rostin Lewis scored 16 points for the Wildcats, while Billy Lewis tacked on 10 in the win. Deandre Moss finished with four points for CMSF and Colton Betz tacked on three points.

2018 GEC Boys Basketball Tournament
At Southeastern Illinois College
Monday, January 22
GAME 1 -- Thompsonville (5) 48, Pope County (4) 40
GAME 2 -- Gallatin County (1) 61, Carrier Mills (8) 36
Tuesday, January 23
GAME 3 -- Crab Orchard (3) 69, vs. Galatia (6) 63
GAME 4 -- Hardin County (2) 58 vs NCOE (7), 47
Thursday, January 25
GAME 5 -- NCOE 56, Galatia 38
GAME 6 -- Carrier Mills 63, Pope County 58
Friday, January 26
GAME 7 -- Pope County 64, Galatia 51
GAME 8 -- Hardin Co. 59, Crab Orchard 52
GAME 9 -- Thompsonville 38, Gallatin County 36
Saturday, January 27
GAME 10 -- NCOE vs. Carrier Mills 5:30 p.m.
GAME 11 -- Crab Ochard vs. Gallatin County, 7 p.m.
GAME 12 -- Hardin County vs. Thompsonville, 8:30 p.m.