Boonville 9th boys drop seventh place game against Hannibal

Chris Bowie
Boonville Daily News

The Boonville boys ninth grade basketball team battled Hannibal for three quarters last Thursday in the seventh place game in the Mexico Tournament.

It’s the one quarter that proved to be the difference as Hannibal outscored Boonville 19-8 in the third period for a 53-37 victory. 

Boonville trailed Hannibal by just five (24-19) at the break but was outscored 19-8 in the third quarter. Hannibal led 43-27 after three and then matched the Pirates with 10 points in the final period.

For Boonville, Bentley Turner finished the game with 14. Dakota Williamson had eight, Luke Poulsen five, Henry Rohrbach four, Ross Brackman three, Lawson Edwards two and Rhodes Leonard with one.