The Boonville Hawks seventh grade basketball team finished third in the BC Tournament over the weekend in Jefferson City with a record of 2-1.
The Hawks, 10-4 on the season, opened tournament play on Sunday against the Capital City Cobras with a 44-39 victory. Then, in the second game against BGC Elite, the Hawks fell by a score of 55-34. Meanwhile, in the third place game, the Boonville Hawks led Ladue by six at the half and never looked back for a 60-53 win.
Boonville Hawks basketball coach Mark Waibel said the boys had a good tournament.
“The second game against BGC Elite was very physical by both sides and it wasn’t called very well,” Waibel said. “In the third place game, the boys fought the whole game and hung on to it and never let the lead get below 10 points until the final.”
In the game against the Capital City Cobras, the Boonville Hawks led 23-13 at the half but was outscored 26-21 in the second half.
Treveon Coleman led the scoring attack for Boonville with 14 points along with five rebounds and two assists.
Drew Sanders finished the game with 11 points, one rebound and one assist while DeAndre Wesolak added 10 points, eight rebounds and two assists, Will Cherrington seven points, three assists and two rebounds, Chandler Stonecipher two points and one rebound, DeWan Lomax five rebounds and two assists, Jamesian McKee five rebounds and Memphis Waibel with one rebound.
In the second game, BGC Elite outscored the Boonville Hawks 34-22 at the first half and 21-12 in the second half for the victory.
Wesolak and Coleman each had 13 points in the game for the Hawks. Wesolak also pulled down eight rebounds while Coleman had six boards.
McKee finished the game with four points, five rebounds and two assists while Lomax chipped in four points and four rebounds, Cherrington with seven assists and three rebounds, Waibel two rebounds and one assist and Sanders with one rebound.
In the third place game, the Boonville Hawks outscored Ladue in both halves by holding a 30-24 advantage in the first half and a 30-29 edge in the second.
Cherrington had the team-high for Boonville with 17 points along with six rebounds and five assists.
Wesolak finished the game  with 16 points, nine rebounds and one assist while Coleman added 11 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, McKee with six points, two rebounds and one assist, Waibel with three points and two assists, Stonecipher three points and one rebound and Sanders with two points and one assist.