The Glasgow boys and girls basketball teams knew the opportunity was there to pick up two wins Friday night at home against the Keytesville Tigers.


The Glasgow boys and girls basketball teams knew the opportunity was there to pick up two wins Friday night at home against the Keytesville Tigers.

With the Tigers near the bottom in the Central Activities Conference, the Lady Yellowjackets defeated Keytesville 59-29 to improve to 12-2 overall and 5-1 in league play. As for the Glasgow boys, they also won easily against the Tigers 61-23.

Nikki Fuemmeler had a double-double in the game for Glasgow with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Abby Thompson finished the game with 13 points while Trisha McMillan added nine points and three rebounds, Carley Brucks with six points, Erin Reynolds with five points and five rebounds, Peyton Davis with five points and two assists, Alex Davis with two points and six assists, Blakeley Fuemmeler and Lindsey Kopp each with two points, Lauren Kramm with three assists and Courtney Neville with two rebounds.

The Lady Yellowjackets also led Keytesville from the first quarter on in the ballgame while taking a 41-12 lead into the half. Glasgow also outscored Keytesville 18-16 in the second half.

Glasgow coach Molly Monnig said the girls played great defense in the first half. “In the second half, we lost some of our defensive intensity in the half court,”?Monnig said. “All the girls contributed on the offensive and defensive ends. Lauren Kramm had two great passes to Blakeley Fuemmeler and Carley Brucks in the fourth quarter leading to points for each player. The girls continue to improve daily and this is due to their defensive intensity and their work ethic.”

Keytesville was led by Morgan Schupback with eight points.

As for the Glasgow boys, they also jumped out to a big lead against Keytesville. After going up 12-0 after one, the Yellowjackets came out in the second quarter and outscored the Tigers 27-12 to lead at the half by a score of 39-12. Glasgow also held a 22-11 advantage in the second half.

Blake Hackman led the scoring attack in the game for Glasgow with 15 points. Dillon Yung and Reid Littrell chipped in nine points each.

For Keytesville, Andrew Craig tossed in nine points.

The win improved Glasgow’s record to 12-2 overall and 5-1 in the Central Activities Conference.

The Glasgow boys, the No. 3 seed in the 31st annual Slater Wildcat Classic, will play sixth-seeded Pilot Grove tonight starting at 6 p.m. The Lady Yellowjackets also picked up the No. 3 seed and will play Slater tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. The Glasgow boys and girls will also play on Thursday against Higginsville at 6:30 and 8 p.m., respectively.