The R.W. Combs Mustangs and the Willard Warhawks took to the hardwood in an attempt to make it to the finals of the 8th grade county tournament. Three quarter of the game played out even, with the difference in the contest coming in the second period when the Mustangs posted an advantage that netted them the 43-31 win.
The Warhawks set the tone in the early moments, giving them the 11-10 lead. However, the Mustangs would rally in the second period, posting a 25-13 advantage going into the half.
The second half was played to a stalemate as both teams posted identical numbers in both frames. The difference in the game would be R.W. Combs’ breakout second period which lifted them to the 43-31 win.
R.W. Combs (43) R. Beverly 14, B. Beverly 5, Fannin 10, Sumner 5, K. Beverly 6 and Whitaker 3.
Willard (31) Stidham 20, Miller 6, Fugate 4 and Grigsby 1.
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