The Versailles Lady Tigers suffered a pair of losses at the 24th Annual Stover Tournament last week. The Lady Tigers are idle until Monday, Jan. 14 when they travel to Boonville for their Tri-County Conference opener.
Jamestown 44 Lady Tigers 42
Jamestown’s McKenzie Hargis scored a layup with 23 seconds left to give the Lady Eagles the lead as Jamestown won the seventh-place game at the Stover Tournament Friday, Jan. 4 in Stover.
Following Hargis’ play, the Lady Tigers turned the ball over on their possession, but Jamestown missed a shot and Versailles got the rebound, only to lose the ball again as time ran out.
Versailles held a 26-22 lead at halftime and the game was tied, 34-34, going into the fourth quarter.
Carrie Hoffa scored 11 points for the Lady Tigers. Maris Ollison added 10 points. Adaya Comer and Natalie Biermann had six points each. Allison Foley finished with five points and Anna Knoerle chipped in four points.
Hargis led Jamestown with 13 points and Chiane Harlan added 10.
Green Ridge 65 Lady Tigers 54
Green Ridge scored the first six points of overtime and went on to defeat the Lady Tigers in a consolation semifinal game at the Stover tournament Wednesday, Jan. 2.
The game was tied, 22-22, at the half and Green Ridge took a 35-30 lead into the fourth quarter. Versailles rallied and Natalie Biermann tied the game, 51-51, with a field goal off a missed shot with 13 seconds remaining. Green Ridge had a chance to win the game, but missed a pair of free throws with seven seconds left to send the contest to overtime.
Green Ridge built a 57-51 lead and led the entire extra period to get the win.
Carrie Hoffa led the Lady Tigers with 20 points. Biermann and Allison Foley scored nine points each. Maris Ollison had seven points. Adaya Comer finished with six points and Anna Knoerle added three points.
Kailyn Hoos scored 24 points and Maddy Barnes added 19 to lead Green Ridge.
Green Ridge went 19 for 43 at the foul line as Versailles was whistled for 31 fouls and had three players foul out. The Lady Tigers made 11 of 25 free throws.
Tournament wrap
Stoutland won the girls tournament title with a 66-59 victory against Cole Camp. Holden claimed third place with a 46-44 win against Stover. Tuscumbia defeated Green Ridge, 71-51, in the fifth-place contest.
Breanna Sein of Stoutland was voted the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. The other players voted to the all-tournament team included Jenna Bellis of Stover, Tori Harding and Lainy Williams of Cole Camp, Kailyn Hoos of Green Ridge, Melanie Hubbs and Skylar Shepherd of Stoutland, Mackenzie Humphreys of Tuscumbia, and Delaney VanBlaricon and Emily Wester of Holden.