White scores 24 points as New Franklin boys beat Westran in fifth-place game
New Franklin junior Jasmyne Boggs put it on her shoulders to lead the Lady Bulldogs in the third-place game against the Paris Coyotes in the Sturgeon Invitational Tournament.
As the No. 3 seed versus the 4 seed, Boggs came up huge for New Franklin with 17 points and 16 rebounds in a 48-25 victory.
The Lady Bulldogs, improving to 15-4 on the season, opened the first half with a 28-15 lead against Paris and then outscored the Coyotes 20-10 in the final-two periods for the victory.
New Franklin coach Chris McGowan said this was a very good game for us.
“We probably played our best first quarter of the year and really played relaxed after that,” McGowan said. “Madi Lyons did a nice job defensively and we were able to get Jasmyne involved in the post early. Then our guards got some good looks at the basket and made some shots. We have a big week ahead of us with Sturgeon and Salisbury.”
In addition to scoring 17 points and grabbing 16 rebounds for a double-double, Boggs also had three steals and one assist.
Aly Hundley finished the game with 11 points, four assists, two steals and one rebound while Derian Dodson added six points and 10 rebounds, Sara Montgomery with five points, three rebounds, three assists and one steal, Madi Lyons with three points, seven assists and three rebounds, Aislinn Himmelberg with three points, five rebounds and one assist, Kalani Pihana with three points and one rebound and Brittany Anderson with three rebounds.
The Lady Bulldogs also finished the game shooting 44 percent from the field and 44 percent from the foul line.
For Paris, Payton Gruber tossed in 16 points.
As for the New Franklin boys, they defeated Westran in the fifth-place game by a score of 64-47.
The Bulldogs, 11-8 on the season, led Westran 35-13 at the half and 49-28 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Westran rallied back with a 19-15 advantage.
New Franklin coach Jim Schlotzhauer said the boys played a very complete game against Westran.
“I was very pleased with our defensive effort out of the gate,” Schlotzhauer said. “It lead to some easy baskets on the other end. Offensively we moved the ball well and spread our scoring around the entire team. It is nice to see people step up as the season is moving along. Hopefully we keep improving as the season progresses.”
Tyler White paced all scorers in the game for New Franklin with 24 points while Ryley Lyons chipped in 12, Tanner White 11, Dalton Welbern eight, Tyler Hull four and Ronnie Perkins with three.
For Westran, Jacob Denslow had 14 points.