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Risco loses in Clarkton Tourney

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

CLARKTON -- The Risco Tigers lost to a tough Gosnell, Ark. team Tuesday night in their second game of pool play at the Clarkton Tournament 77-52.

"Gosnell is probably one of the best teams we've played all year," said Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship. "I know the score doesn't show it but we came out and played well tonight."

Risco was lead by Kyle Hayes who had 15 points and on 3-pointer. The Pirates were lead by Deantre Scott who had 21 points and three 3-pointers.

The Risco Tigers fell to the Gideon Bulldogs in their first game of pool play of the Clarkton Tournament Monday night 74-44.

"They jumped out on us early," said Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship. "They came out and hit three 3-pointers right off the bat and we never recovered."

Gideon was lead by Jordan Boone who had 20 points and four 3-pointers. Risco was lead by Derek Fowler with 10 points.

The Tigers (0-7) will be back in action Friday evening when they play the Holcomb Hornets at 4:30 to round out their Clarkton Tournament play.

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Junior Austin Greer made his season debut after returning from a back injury and scored 20 points to lead the Notre Dame boys basketball team past visiting New Madrid County Central 62-57 Tuesday night.

"He looked pretty good. He gave us some scoring inside," said Notre Dame coach Paul Hale, whose squad has been without the 6-foot-1 Greer and 6-8 Division I recruit Bryce Willen since the start of the season.

Notre Dame (2-2) snapped a two-game streak with the help of a 28-13 scoring edge from the free-throw line.

Notre Dame took 40 free throws in a game that included 51 fouls and no 3-

point shots converted.

Girls Basketball

MARBLE HILL -- Lauren Johnson led the Cardinals with 21 points while Taylor Stetman added 20 points as Woodland (1-3) won its first game.

Lacy Moore also chipped in with 11 points for the Cardinals.

Rianon Thresher led East Prairie with 13 points.

The SEMO News Service contributed to this report.