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Sports December 12, 2017  RSS feed

Bison win Centerville Tournament

by Paul K. Matney

Bison JV player Eric Beshears (2) shoots over the defender. Paul’s Photo Bison JV player Eric Beshears (2) shoots over the defender. Paul’s Photo The Bison had a good week as they defeated Needville 66-63 on December 5th and on December 7-9 went 5-0 in the Centerville Tournament to win it.

The Needville game was unusual in that the Bison trailed 0-11 and 3-21 before rallying to win 66-63. After trailing 5-23 after the first quarter the Bison went on a 30-4 run in the second period to lead 35-27 at halftime.

The Bison swapped baskets in the third quarter and held a 51-47 advantage as the quarter ended. The Bison led by 9 points in the middle of the last quarter and held on to win 66-63.

The stats for the game: Jarrett Fishbeck scored 23 points and had 20 rebounds, Dirk Kilgore scored 17 points and had 8 rebounds, Ryan Rath scored 7 points and had 1 rebound, Luis Porras scored 5 points and had 4 rebounds, Dawson Adams scored 4 points and had 2 rebounds, Timmy Simpson scored 3 points, Caleb Ayers scored 3 points and had 2 rebounds, Jamaul Randle scored 2 points and had 2 rebounds. The Bison JV defeated North Zulch 51- 21 in an earlier game. Stats for the JV: Brett Hoffman scored 19 points and had 4 rebounds, Lance Pauler scored 15 points and had 2 rebounds, Asa Henson scored 6 points and had 7 rebounds, Tony Rios scored 5 points and had 3 rebounds, Eric Beshears scored 2 points and had 2 rebounds, Jorge Palafox scored 2 points, Jojo Garcia had 2 rebounds, Jaxon Filip had 1 rebound.

The Bison traveled to Centerville to play in their tournament and won 5 games and the tournament. The Bison defeated Anderson-Shiro 61-45, defeated North Zulch 61- 43, won against Hearne 80-75, defeated the Australian high school traveling team 71-18 and won against Normangee 85- 72. Bison players Jarrett Fishbeck, Dirk Kilgore and Ryan Rath were selected to the All tournament team.

The Bison host Franklin on December 15th.

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