FLIPPIN — The week-long tournament at Flippin High School concluded with the senior boys and girls of Bergman claiming both titles.

In the consolation bracket, Jasper had a pair of teams in the senior boys and girls finals.

The Pirates won over Mountain Home Christian Academy, 76-64. The Lady Pirates finished with a 55-35 loss to Alpena.

Jasper began the senior boys bracket with a 56-37 loss to Cotter which moved them into the consolation bracket. A 66-33 win over Lead Hill advanced them to the semifinals where they defeated Deer, 73, 47.

Kingston beat St. Joe, 78-45, in the opening round and won over MHCA by a 68-55 score before losing to Bergman in the semifinals, 78-67.

Jasper’s Lady Pirate run to the consolation finals began with a 73-41 win over MHCA before falling to Lead Hill in a 63-58 overtime loss. Jasper then took a 79-68 win over Yellville-Summit and followed with a 54-36 win over Cotter to advance to the finals.

Kingston’s Lady Yellow Jackets began the tournament with a 55-24 win over Yellville-Summit and a 51-47 win against Alpena. Kingston ended their run with a 62-41 loss to Bergman.


Senior Boys

Consolation Championship

Jasper 76, MHCA 64

The Pirates came out of the consolation finals game with a 76-64 win over the Warriors of Mountain Home Christian Academy.

Jasper trailed by a 16-12 score at the end of the first period and faced a 31-30 deficit at halftime.

The Pirates battled to take a 56-46 lead at the end of the third frame and maintained the advantage to finish with a 76-64 win.

Logan Reynolds scored 21 points for Jasper. Caleb Carter added 19 points, Sam Parker 11, Mason Kellogg 10, Nick Larimer nine and Layton Smith six.


Consolation Semifinals

Jasper 73, Deer 47

A trip to the finals of the consolation bracket was on the line and Jasper took the final spot with a 73-47 win over the Antlers of Deer.

Jasper controlled a 16-4 score at the first break and doubled their efforts to take a 34-17 lead at halftime.

The Pirates continued to roll with a 54-33 lead entering the final quarter and outscored Deer by a 19-14 score in the fourth.

Carter scored 22 points to lead Jasper. Parker added 16 points, Larimer 12, Kellogg and Reynolds six each, Cole Villines five and Smith four.

Avery Young scored 18 points for Deer. Dale Dotson added 10 points and Keegan Middleton and Landen Rhodes seven apiece.


Consolation Quarterfinals

Jasper 66, Lead Hill 33

Jasper doubled up Lead Hill, 66-33.

The Pirates had solid first half play. After holding a 16-10 lead at the first break, Jasper netted 18 points in the second frame to march into halftime leading, 34-13.

Adding 21 points to its lead in the third period, Jasper led 55-27 with one quarter left.

Leading Jasper in scoring was Caleb Carter with 17 points. Logan Reynolds added 14, Nick Larimer 10, Mason Kellogg nine, Calvin Smith six, Sam Parker four, Layton Smith three, Cole Villines two and Jesse Harrison one.

Lead Hill was led by Gavin Dickey with 12 points. T.J. Catron added 10, Max Carrell four, Hunter Moore, Kaden Greenhaw and Eyan Sewell two each and Dustin Turner one.



Bergman 78, Kingston 67

A strong second half resulted in a 78-67 win for the Panthers over Kingston in the semifinals of the winners bracket.

It was a 14-13 score at the first break in favor of Bergman.

The Panthers pushed the advantage to a 38-33 advantage going into the locker room at halftime.

Bergman scored 26 points in the third quarter and held Kingston to 15 points to increase the lead to a 64-48 edge to enter the final period of play.

Kingston outscored Bergman by a 19-14 margin in the fourth quarter, but Bergman held the lead at the final buzzer to take a 78-67 win.

Chance Carter led the way with 26 points for the Panthers. Elijah Royce added a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Asher Fultz added 12 points and Shelton Welsh and A.J. Van Lear nine each.


Senior Girls 


Kingston 51, Alpena 46

The Lady Yellow Jackets held on to an early lead and finished with a 51-46 win over Alpena in the quarterfinals.

Kingston held a 17-9 lead at the first break behind nine points from Hannah Johnson and eight from Mellia Johnson.

Annie Armer scored eight of Alpena’s nine first-quarter points.

Armer scored the only field goal of the second for Alpena along with a pair of free throws by teammate Alex Hill in the second frame.

Mellia Johnson hit three field goals to go with two scores by Hannah Johnson in a 10-point Kingston effort to take a 27-14 lead into halftime.

Alpena broke loose in the third quarter with 20 points to gain traction and narrow the lead to a 40-34 difference at the end of the third quarter.

Alpena earned eight points from Desiree Deitrich, three from Hill and a bucket by Amelya Cook to put 13 points on the board in the final period.

Kingston responsed with a field goal by Hannah Johnson and shooting 9-of-14 from the foul line to hold the lead and finish with a 51-46 win.

Mellia Johnson led Kingston with 28 points. Hannah Johnson finished with 19 points, Cheyenne Cannon three and Brooke Villines one.

Hill scored 13 points for Alpena. Deitrich had 11 points, Armer 10, Cook seven, Katherine Rodas three and Katie Wheatley two.


Consolation Quarterfinals

Jasper 79, Yellville-Summit 68

The Lady Pirates built a big lead early in a game that featured 86 free throw attempts to finish with a 79-68 victory over Yellville-Summit and advanced in the consolation bracket.

Jasper got nine points from both Brooklyn Flud and Halle Emerson while shooting 9-of-10 collectively from the foul line to build a 24-8 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Yellville-Summit outscored the Lady Pirates by a 19-10 margin in the second. Jacey Davenport put up 11 points to go with eight by teammate Mariah Crespino which accounted for all the Lady Pirate scoring in the frame.

Freshman Haley Daniels hit a pair of field goals in the second and the Lady Pirates struggled at the charity stripe shooting 6-of-14 in their 10-point quarter.

Jasper came out of halftime with a 34-27 lead and continued to build on it.

Emerson added another nine points to go with five from Emma Lewis as the Lady Pirates piled up 27 points in the third to take a 61-47 edge into the final quarter.

Yellville-Summit scored 21 points in the fourth period led by six from Allie Edmonds to outscore the Lady Pirates by a 21-18 mark.

Lewis hit a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth along with a pair of freebies to help Jasper maintain the lead and finish with a 79-68 win.

Emerson scored 22 points in the ballgame along with 20 from Lewis to lead the Lady Pirates to victory. Flud added 14 points, Kaylee Reynolds seven, Aubrey Henderson and Daniels six and Brielle Brasel three.

Davenport led the Lady Panthers with 26 points and Crespino scored 22 points. Edmonds added six points, Abby Brantner and Hailey Layton five each and Jacy Riddle and Avery Dearmore two apiece.

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