Too Close Of A Game
December 21, 2012By Lisa Moody of Boonville High School
While the Boonville Boys Basketball team headed to Centralia for their first tournament, they we’re ready to win! By halftime the Pirates were trailing by 33-28. Boonville kept on trying, fighting for the win. They came back with a 20-16 advantage and the game was then scored at 62. The scene was getting intense and the pirate weren’t going to give their spot up. The game did then go into overtime with Centralia winning by four points. Coach Floyd said that he was in awe about how great the team played. He also quoted “Our boys never gave up the game.”
Senior Gus Kemp, who scored the basket to send the game into overtime, also led the Pirates in scoring with 14 points along with two rebounds, two assists and two steals.
Gauge Sharp finished the game with 13 points, five rebounds, two steals and one assist while Damario Walker added 13 points, two rebounds and one assist, Jay Barnhart with 11 points, five rebounds, two steals and one assist, Tavious Brazil with six points, nine rebounds and one assist, Tyler Peterson with five points and five rebounds and Eric Warren with four points, three rebounds and two steals.