Pi­o­neers fall to Bob­cats in over­time

Girls fall at Ber­ryville, win against Mar­i­onville

Westside Eagle-Observer - - SPORTS -

GEN­TRY — The Pi­o­neers fell to the Bob­cats at Ber­ryville on Dec. 21 by just two points, 55-53, in over­time.

The Pi­o­neers were up by two af­ter the first quar­ter but down, 24-22, at the half.

Af­ter a strong third quar­ter, the Bob­cats widened their lead to 39-33; but the Pi­o­neers fought back, scor­ing 17 points in the fi­nal quar­ter to tie up the game at 50 apiece.

In over­time, the Bob­cats scored five to the Pi­o­neer’s three for the win.

GIRLS Ber­ryville 60 Gen­try 36

On the girl’s side, Ber­ryville dom­i­nated and sent the Gen­try girls home with a 60-36 loss.

The Lady Pi­o­neers scored nine in the first quar­ter and seven in the sec­ond, with Ariel Nix and Kin­ley Hays hit­ting three­p­oint­ers and Emily Toland hit­ting five deuces.

Jaiden Wil­moth hit three treys in the sec­ond half to con­trib­ute to Gen­try’s 20 points. Meledy Owens also hit a three-pointer.

Toland led the Gen­try girls in scor­ing with 11. Wil­moth had nine and Nix five.

Gen­try 42 Mar­i­onville 8

In a non­con­fer­ence game against Mar­i­onville played in Wash­burn, Mo., on Dec. 26, the Lady Pi­o­neers brought home a huge vic­tory, 42-8.

The Lady Pi­o­neers held their op­po­nents score­less in the first and third quar­ters and al­lowed three points in the sec­ond quar­ter and five in the fourth.

Randi Jo Bolinger led the Lady Pi­o­neers in scor­ing with 12. Emily Toland had nine, and Ariel Nix seven.

West­side Ea­gle Ob­server file photo/RANDY MOLL

Gen­try’s Emily Toland, a sopho­more, looks to shoot un­der the bas­ket dur­ing the Dec. 18 game be­tween Gen­try and Gravette at Gen­try High School. RANDY MOLL [email protected]

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