Glasgow boys fall to No. 1 Meadville 56-43
The Glasgow boys and girls had both good news and bad news last night at home against the Meadville Eagles.
While the Lady Yellowjackets defeated Meadville 38-35, the Glasgow boys weren’t so fortunate while falling to the top-ranked Eagles by a score of 56-43.
After playing to a 8-8 tie in the first period, the Glasgow girls outscored Meadville 30-27 for the rest of the game to claim the victory.
Glasgow coach Molly Monnig said the girls did not shoot the ball well from the perimeter but did take good shots. “Abby Thompson tied up their best player at half-court with 15 seconds left to give us possession and seal the game for us,” Monnig said.
Jaden Monnig was the only player in double figures for Glasgow with 12 points along with four steals and three rebounds.
Abby Thompson finished the game with nine points and four steals while Abby Littrell added six points and five rebounds, Tara Fuemmeler also with six points, Anne Reynolds with five points and six rebounds and Blakeley Fuemmeler with two points.
For the Glasgow boys, they led Meadville 13-12 after first period’s end but was outscored 10-4 in the second quarter as the Eagles went in at the half on top 22-17. Meadville never trailed after that by outscoring the Yellowjackets 34-26 for the victory.
Glasgow coach Mick Cropp said his team wasn’t good enough consistently on offense to beat a team as quality as Meadville. “As disappointing as it is to lose this game I’m very proud of the guys and their regular season,” Cropp said. “Now it’s time to get ourselves ready for the postseason.”
Kennedy Davis led three players in double figures for Glasgow, who dropped to 20-5, with 13 points along with six rebounds.
Hayden Hackman added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists while Blake Hackman chipped in 12 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals and Bryant Hubbard with six points, four rebounds and two assists.
The Yellowjackets finished the game shooting 42 percent from the field but was just 20 percent from the foul line.