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Gleason, Bruceton Split Games

Posted 1/8/19

BRUCETON (January 3) — Gleason traveled to Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central to open the 2019 portion of their season and came away with a win and a loss.Gleason 59 Bruceton 15After opening the …

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Gleason, Bruceton Split Games


BRUCETON (January 3) — Gleason traveled to Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central to open the 2019 portion of their season and came away with a win and a loss.

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After opening the contest swapping baskets at 2-2, the Lady Bulldogs went on a 10-2 tear and never looked back taking a 12-4 lead midway through the first period and closed the period on a 10-0 run to lead 22-4 at the end of one. Gleason opened the second period scoring 6 unanswered points enroute to leading 41-8 at the half.

The second half was played under a running clock with a lot of different players from both teams seeing playing time as Gleason outscored the Lady Tigers 13-6 in the third period and 5-1 in the fourth period to finish the win 59-15.

Gleason had 12 different players score in the contest led by Chasney Brawner with 9 points and followed closely by Alexis Anderson and Veronica Rosa with 8 points and 7 points respectively. Alayna Anderson and Kenady Atkins scored 6 points each. Carrington Lifsey and Ava Sawyers had 5 points each. Daisy Blevins had 4 points, Lillie Freeman had 3 points, Tinsley Parkins, Keely Spain, and Sophie Wilson all had 2 points each for the Lady Bulldogs.

Bruceton was led by Brylee Williams and Laegen Binkley with four points each while Mya Harris had 3 points. Sophie Bratton and Olivia Newberry had 2 points each.

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Bruceton’s Tigers came out with a new look as they added a player during Christmas break. Remember the name Nick Zuro, a 6’4 sophomore who just moved in recently and joined the team.

Bruceton opened the contest with an 8-0 run in the first three minutes and led 17-7 at the end of one period. Zuro and Mac Hooten combined for 10 of the 17 points in the period. In the second period, Bruceton opened up a 27-10 lead before Gleason hit a trio of 3-pointers to close the gap to 29-20 with two minutes before the half. Both teams played even the rest of the way with Bruceton leading 34-22 at the half.

An 8-0 run gave the Tigers a 20-point lead at 42-22 while outscoring the Bulldogs 17-12 to lead 51-34 at the end of three periods. The fourth period saw the most scoring with Bruceton outscoring Gleason 22-20 in the period to finish the win 73-51.

Nick Zuro led scorers with 26 points. Zuro actually led the Tiger scoring in all of the periods except the fourth period. Mac Hooten followed with 21 points. The two combined for 47 points more than covering the margin of victory. Mason Binkley also scored in double figures with 13 points. Brayden Frye, Thomas Crews, and Gage Lowry all had 4 points each for the Tigers.

All of Gleason’s scorers were in double figures led by Olen Reed and Peyton Stigall with 16 points and 15 points respectively. Elijah Young had 13 points and Dawson Arnold had 10 points for the Bulldogs.


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