Glenburn Rec 5th-6th grade boys tournament underway

GLENBURN - Saturday morning at the Glenburn Elementary School, the Glenburn Rec's final tournament week-end got underway with the 5th-6th grade boys. Hermon, Ellsworth, MDI-White, and Holbrook all picked up wins in the four opening games of the eight game day.

Glenburn's Greg Baines takes a look at the basket during the opening game of the Glenburn Rec's 5th-6th grade boys basketball tournament on Saturday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the opening game, Hermon out scored a young inexperienced Glenburn team 16-3 in the second quarter to take a 25-5 half time lead on their way to a 52-13 victory.

Bryce Coulter and Kayden Patten each scored a game high 11 points to lead the Jr. Hawks in scoring. Glenburn was led in scoring by Theo Blanche with eight points.

 Hermon's Bruce Coulter (1) puts up a shot between two Glenburn defenders. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 Glenburn's Jack Schuck looks to pass the ball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

HERMON      9 16 15 12 -- 52
GLENBURN  2  3   7  1  -- 13

In game two on the day, Ellsworth broke open a 10-7 half time lead with a 12-2 third quarter and went on to out score Foxcroft 25-5 over the second half for a 35-12 win.

Chance Mercier topped all scorers with 12 points to pace Ellsworth in scoring. Jadon Richard scored nine points to lead Foxcroft in scoring.

Ellsworth's Kaleb Conners pulls in a rebound. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Foxcroft's Devin Henderson looks over the floor. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

FOXCROFT  5 2 2 3 -- 12
ELLSWRTH  6 4 12 13 -- 35

In game three, MDI-White opened with an 11-4 first quarter lead only to have the Cushing Bucs bounce back with a 9-4 second quarter to close the gap to 15-13 MDI at half time. The Trojand were able to hold off any Cushing threats over the second half with a 21-15 score for a 26-28 victory.

Matthew Levesque score 13 points to lead MDI in scoring. Landyn Benner tossed down a game high 18 points to pace Cushing in scoring.
 Cushing's Larry Robbins (13) puts up a shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

CUSHING 4 9 8 7 -- 28
MDI-WHT 11 4 10 11 -- 36

To close out the first half of the day, a talented offense and dominating defense helped the Holbrook Red Devils cruise to a 47-17 win over the MDI-Green Trojans.

Miles Clark topped Holbrook with 12 points, while Kenny Wilson added nine points and Nate Butler had seven points. Noah Keely scored 11 points to lead MDI in scoring.

Holbrook's Kenny Wilson (52) puts up a layup for two points. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

MDI-GREEN 5 6 4 2 -- 17
HOLBROOK 18 9 13 7 -- 47   


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