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Prep Boys Hoops: Bulldogs split pair of weekend games

  • Harrisburg's Michael Godsey puts up a three-point shot in the first half Friday night against Murphysboro at Davenport Gymnasium.

    Harrisburg's Michael Godsey puts up a three-point shot in the first half Friday night against Murphysboro at Davenport Gymnasium.
    JEFF JONES | For The Register

 
Staff Report
updated: 1/9/2022 3:37 PM

Harrisburg snapped aa three-game losing streak, picking up a 54-47 non-conference win over Anna-Jonesboro Saturday night at Union Hall.
Harrisburg (5-10) was led in scoring by a game-high 18 points from Cameron Ande, while four Bulldogs scored seven points, including Michael Godsey, Vandre McIntosh, Chris Allen and Nate Lawrence.
Myles Crank finished with five points for the Bulldogs, while Ross Rider tacked on three points.
Anna-Jonesboro finished with three players in double figures as the Wildcats got a team-high 13 points from Ethan Carver. Dylan Harvel wasn't very far behind tossing in 12 points, while Landon Trammel rounded out the double figure scoring with 10 points.
Dawson Trammel scored seven for A-J, while Payton Denny tacked on three points and Bryce Henry tossed in two points.
Harrisburg grabbed an early 8-6 first quarter lead and outscored Anna-Jonesboro 15-6 in the second quarter to lead 23-14 at the break. The Wildcats then outscored Harrisburg 16-14 in the third quarter to cut the deficit to seven, 37-30, but Harrisburg kept A-J at bay in the final eight minutes.
Murphysboro used a 17-9 run in the second quarter to earn a 61-35 victory over Harrisburg Friday night in SIRR Ohio action.
Michael Godsey was the lone Bulldog to score in double figures as the senior guard had 10 points.
Chris Allen and Nate Lawrence each finished with five points for the Bulldogs, while Cameron Ande and Vaundre McIntosh both finished with four points. Tevin Godsey and Karmello Downey both tossed in two points, while Adrian Mann had a fourth quarter free throw.
Calvin Clemons had a game-high 25 points for Murphysboro, while Tyreek Feggins also finished in double figures with 10 points.
AJ Walker added eight points for the Red Devils, while Karmelo Abernathy and Alek Abell each chipped in with six points. Terry Rogers tacked on three points, while Marquavion Cleaves tossed in two points.
Carmi-White County 41, Eldorado 40
In a rematch of a first-round Eldorado Holiday Tournament game, Carmi-White County extracted some revenge, beating Eldorado 41-40 in a Black Diamond Contest Friday night at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium.
With the loss, Eldorado falls to 8-7 on the season and are now 1-3 in BDC play.
Carmi-White County jumped out to a 16-9 first quarter lead and Eldorado was held to two second quarter points as the Bulldogs built a 21-11 halftime lead. The Eagles outscored CWC 12-11 in the third quarter and came up short, despite outscoring the Bulldogs 18-8 in the final eight minutes.
The Eagles put two players in double figures as Parker Price put up 11 points, while Brock Cantrell had 10 points, eight of which came in the fourth quarter.
Boston Bradley just missed out on double figure scoring, netting nine points, while Gage Heath finished with four points. Josh Owens and Jake Phelps each tacked on three points.
Mitchell Edwards and Gavin Holloman each tossed in 12 points for CWC, while Brody Attebury scored six points. Ty Stubblefield and Tyler Goemaat each finished with five points, while Trey Dixon had a fourth quarter free throw.
Fairfield 36, Benton 31
Benton was outscored 11-6 in the final eight minutes as the Rangers dropped a 36-31 non-conference game to Fairfield Saturday night at Rich Herrin Gymnasium.
Fairfield grabbed an early 12-5 lead, but the Rangers went on a 12-4 run in the second quarter to lead 17-16 at intermission. In the third, the Mules got that one point back, taking a 25-all ballgame into the fourth quarter.
Fairfield was led in scoring by 12 points from Dylan Best, while McGwire Taylor tacked on 11 points, six of which came in the fourth quarter, to round out the double-digit scoring.
Camden Robbins and Eric Rodgers each finished with four points for the Mules, while Noah Barger tacked on three points and Jesse Milner tossed in two points.
Landon Croslin led the Rangers in scoring with 13 points, while Keegan Glover finished with five points. Docker Tedeschi, Chase Billington and Luke Melvin each tacked on three points, while Landon Bolen and Hanson each tossed in two points.