CMS basketball shines at Triway Tournament

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Cassville Lady Wildcats seventh grade basketball team; pictured above, opened the 2012 season winning the Triway Tournament. In the front row, from left, are: Abbi Atkinson, Ashlynn Howe, Hailey Matthews, Megan Richter and Yesenia Aguinaga. Back row: coach Treslyn Pollreisz, Hallie Long, Madilynn Stokes, Audra Brooks, Emma Coenen, Josie Lone and coach Chris Kell.

The Cassville Middle School seventh and eighth grade Lady Wildcats basketball teams opened the season with a solid showing in the Triway Basketball Tournament, taking first and second place respectively.

The seventh grade Lady Wildcats (3-0) opened play in the tourney with a 36-13 victory over Sarcoxie on Oct. 27.

Ashlynn Howe and Audra Brooks paced Cassville with 10 points apiece. Madilynn Stokes chipped in 7 points. Josie Lone added 2 points, and Megan Richter and Hallie Long contributed 1 point each.

The Cassville Lady Wildcats eighth grade basketball team; pictured above, opened the 2012 season taking second place in the Triway Tournament. In the front row, from left, are: Brianna Hickman, Debbie Davis, Devyn Callahan, Ashley Ray, Ashlea Large and Camille Holman. Back row: Kandace Wallace, Alicia Huse, Bailey Periman, Chelsey Small, Macy Parsons, Raegan Brock, Savannah Williamson and Tori Cole.

In the second round, Cassville handed Seneca a 30-8 loss.

Scoring for the Lady Wildcats were: Howe, 8; Long, 8; Brooks, 5; Abbi Atkinson, 5; and Stokes, 3 points.

In the championship game on Nov. 1 the Lady Wildcats earned a 24-10 decision over East Newton.

Long and Stokes poured in 10 points apiece, and Howe and Lone recorded 2 points each to lead Cassville.

Eighth grade

In the eighth grade division of the Triway Tournament, the Lady Wildcats (2-1) opened play with a 34-13 victory over Sarcoxie.

Ashlea Large contributed 10 points. Alicia Huse and Tori Cole added 7 points each. Kandace Wallace recorded 6 points, and Ashley Ray and Devyn Callahan finished with 2 points apiece.

Cassville earned a 31-24 win over Seneca in the second round of the tournament.

Scoring for the Lady Wildcats were: Macy Parsons, 10 points; Huse, 8; Large, 6; Callahan, 5; Cole, 4; and Wallace, 1.

In the championship game of the Triway Tournament, Cassville battled hard but fell 40-21 to East Newton.

Huse chipped in 14 points. Parsons added 3 points, and Callahan recorded 2 points.

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