Madill Basketball Boys Advance to Consolation Final with Win, Girls Eliminated from Tourney with Loss Friday
Madill Basketball Boys Advance to Consolation Final with Win, Girls Eliminated from Tourney with Loss Friday
Brandon Jacks
Friday, January 19 2018

Madill 57

Tishomingo 44 boys final.

The 'Cats built a 17-9 by the end of the first frame. Madill held a 31-26 at halftime. The Indians closed within two points in the second half before the Wildcats pulled away in the double-digit victory. It was the second straight win for Madill over Tish in four days. Madill beat Tish 63-57 on Tuesday.

The boys play Dickson for the consolation title at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.



Tishomingo 71

Madill 58 girls final.

The Lady Wildcats were resilient. However, Tishomingo eventually prevailed Friday to eliminate Madill from the tourney. Madill overcame a 23-4 deficit in the first half to hold a one-point edge in the second half. The Madill squad took advantage of transition opportunities produced by its full court press on defense. The Lady Indians surged late in the fourth frame for the win.