The Glasgow girls basketball team moved one step closer to the championship in the Marceline Hoops Classic by beating Macon County in overtime last night in the semifinal round by a score of 44-39.


The Glasgow girls basketball team moved one step closer to the championship in the Marceline Hoops Classic by beating Macon County in overtime last night in the semifinal round by a score of 44-39.

The Lady Yellowjackets, improving to 5-2 overall, trailed Macon County, the tournament’s No. 3 seed, 15-13 at the half before rallying back with a 19-17 in the final-two periods to tie the game at 32-all.

Meanwhile, in the overtime period, Glasgow outscored Macon County 12-7 to garner the victory.
Trisha McMillan had 17 points and seven steals for Glasgow, who will now play top-seeded Milan in the championship game on Saturday starting at 6:30 p.m.Nikki Fuemmeler finished the game with a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds while Danielle Fuemmeler added nine points and eight rebounds.
Macon County was led by Hanna Souther with 14 points.

Otterville Holiday Classic
Smithton (B) 58
Otterville 55
The top-seeded Smithton boys rallied from a three-point deficit after three quarters of play by outscoring fourth-seeded Otterville 16-10 in the final period for a 58-55 victory last night in the semifinal round of the 16th annual Otterville Holiday Classic.

The Tigers led Otterville 16-12 after one and 29-19 at the half but was outscored 26-13 in the third quarter to trail by three at 45-42. However, in the final period, Smithton rallied back with a six-point advantage to win by three.

Chance Williams had 28 points to lead all scorers for Smithton. Otterville was led by Paul Oswald with 29 points.

Lincoln (B) 88
Russellville 60
The No. 3 Lincoln boys advanced to the championship game in the 16th annual Otterville Holiday Classic by beating the second-seeded Russellville Indians last night by a score of 88-60.

The Cardinals trailed Russellville 25-21 after one but rallied back with a 22-10 scoring edge in the second period to lead at the half by a score of 43-35. Lincoln never looked back after that while outscoring Russellville 45-25 in the final-two periods of play for the victory.

Bryson Waibel had a game-high 37 points for Lincoln. Russellville was led by Shane Kilson with 16 points.

Tournament will continue tonight on the girls side of the bracket, with Tuscumbia playing Chilhowee in the seventh-place game at 4:30 p.m., followed by Bunceton versus Lincoln in the fifth-place game at 6, Northwest of Hughesville versus Otterville in the third-place game at 7:30 and Russellville vs. Smithton in the championship game at 9.
Meanwhile, in the boys bracket on Saturday, Northwest of Hughesville will take on Bunceton at 11 a.m. in the seventh-place game. At 12:30 p.m. in the fifth-place game, Chilhowee will play Tuscumbia, followed by Otterville versus Russellville in the third-place game at 2 p.m. and Smithton versus Lincoln for the championship at 3:30 p.m.