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Gleason Defeats Bruceton, Clarksburg

By Jim Potts
jpotts@mckenziebanner.com
Posted 12/28/21

Gleason’s teams had a big week playing three games against Big Sandy, Bruceton, and Clarksburg.

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Gleason Defeats Bruceton, Clarksburg

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Gleason’s teams had a big week playing three games against Big Sandy, Bruceton, and Clarksburg.

After sweeping Big Sandy on the road, Tuesday, December 14, the Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs hit the road again on Thursday, December 16 to Bruceton and played host to Clarksburg on Friday, December 17.

Lady Bulldogs 60, Lady Tigers 20
Gleason’s Alayna Anderson accounted for nearly half of her team’s points with 28 points against Bruceton including four three-pointers. The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 14-4 first period lead and never looked back leading 34-8 by halftime.

The score became 53-14 by the end of three periods with both teams putting in younger players in the final period.

Carrington Lifsey was also in double figures for Gleason with 11 points. Autumn Mingle added five points while Tinsley Parkins and Sophie Wilson had four points each. Maya Lamb had three points along with Jaeda Perry and Madi Dean with two points each. Ava Sawyers chipped in a point for Gleason.

Taleigha Woodley led Bruceton with six points followed by Mykenzie Burton and Alyna Foster with five points each. Keely Williams and Brooklyn Brey chipped in two points each.

Bulldogs 63, Bruceton 38
The Bulldogs opened up a 17-8 first quarter lead and held on to the lead despite a second period push by the Tigers that resulted in a 30-21 halftime score with the Bulldogs still in the lead.

Gleason pulled away in the third period leading 49-29 at the end of the period and finishing the win.

Garrett Pinkston led Gleason with 22 points including hitting 12 of 14 from the free throw line. Kylan Borneman added nine points while Carter Cooper and Isaac Denton had seven points each for the Bulldogs. Kolton Crochet, Cameron Thompson, and Kyzer Foley had four points each. Carson Tidwell, Owen Taylor, and Ashton Byington chipped in two points apiece.

Bruceton was led by Caleb Haskin’s 23 points. Preston Hollingsworth and Cameron Lowe added four points each while Joselito Santiago had three points for the Tigers. Dakota Glover and Gavin Johnson chipped in two points each.

Lady Bulldogs 69, Lady Rockets 40
A 33-point first period was more than enough for the Lady Bulldogs to cruise to a 69-40 win over the visiting Lady Rockets. They led 54-12 at halftime and 66-27 after three periods.

Carrington Lifsey led the way with 34 points including four three-pointers. Jaeda Perry added nine points while Daisy Blevins and Sophie Wilson had five points each. Alayna Anderson and Tinsley Parkins had four points each along with Ava Sawyers with three points. Autumn Mingle, Kaylee Tucker, and Grace Stafford chipped in a point each for the Lady Bulldogs.

Clarksburg was led by Cassie Blount with 10 points and Kyleigh Scott with nine points. Grace Bartholomew added six points. Chloe Crum and Meleigha Abdallah had five points each while Anna Claire Webb had four points. Carly Blount chipped in a point.

Bulldogs 70, Rockets 46
A 21-6 first period got the Bulldogs rolling towards another win. They led 32-17 at halftime and 52-38 by the end of three periods on the way to the win.

Garrett Pinkston led all scorers with 26 points while Isaac Denton and Kolton Crochet added 17 and 14 points respectively. Carson Tidwell had five points. Kylan Borneman and Carter Cooper had four points each.

Brayden Cobb and Sha Williams led Clarksburg with nine points each followed by Dylan Pruett with eight points. Caden Wood had five points while Stefan Gilbert, Clint Clayton, and Trae Cobb had four points each for the Rockets. Kris Hooker had three points.

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