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December 31, 2013

Grizzly Cubs hold of Lions for tourney title

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Alex Yurack and Cox combined for all nine of the Lion points in the second quarter. Thomas and Bryce Platfoot both had five for the Grizzly Cubs in the quarter.

Dye’s 15 and Cox’s 14 paced the Lions’ offense. Thomas had 18 for Franklin to lead all scorers. Nick King finished with 10 for Franklin.

In the opening game of the tournament, the Lions defeated Centerville 54-31.

Rushville took its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer by Bryce Dye and never looked back. Four points from Cameron Cox had the Lions up 11-7 heading to the second quarter.

Rushville outscored the Bulldogs 11-3 in the second quarter behind a pair of triples from Alex Yurack and five points (one 3-pointer) from Ricky Thompson. Rushville led 22-10 at the break.

The lead grew to 17 on buckets by Kris Combs and Brad Busald and triples from Mitch Laird and Yurack. After three quarters, the Lions were in control 36-19.

Laird’s back-to-back 3 pointers in the fourth had the Lions doubling up the Bulldogs at 46-23. Another Combs score and following 3-pointer from Laird capped an 11-1 run. Two 3-pointers by Centerville’s Eli Callahan late in the fourth closed the final margin to 54-31.

The Lions had three in double figures: Alex Yurack 13, Laird 12 and Thompson 10. Callahan led the Bulldogs with 13 points.

Heritage Christian won the consolation game over Centerville 54-42.

Contact: Aaron Kirchoff at 765-932-2222, ext. 114

All-Tourney Team Alex Yurack - Rushville Cameron Cox - Rushville Tyler Thomas - Franklin Nick King - Franklin Seth Somers - Heritage Christian

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