Arcanum, Tri-Village advance to championship game of Bill Burkett girls basketball tournament


By Dale Barger - For The Daily Advocate



Tri-Village’s Allie Downing drives to the basket during a semifinal game in the Bill Burkett Tournament on Friday night in New Madison.


Dale Barger|For The Daily Advocate

NEW MADISON – Tri-Village advanced to the championship game in its own tournament by defeating Franklin Monroe 85-23 Friday night.

The Patriots were led by Allie Downing with 24 points followed by Danika Mann with 20 and 10 rebounds while Rachel Miller kicked in 13 points in the win.

Franklin Monroe was led by Hannah Eley with 10 points.

In the opening game of the 28th annual Bill Burkett basketball tournament, Arcanum downed Ansonia by the score of 47-33.

Alexis Abner had 17 and Stevie Johnting 15 points. Ansonia was led by Bailey Stammen with 10 points.

Ansonia will play Franklin Monroe in consolation game at 6 p.m. today while Arcanum will take on Tri-Village at 7:30 for the championship game.

Box scores:

Score by quarters:

TV …..24…18…27…16 – 85

FM …04…05…04…10 – 23

Individual scores:

Tri-Village (1-0)

Rachel Miller 13, Autaum Moore 4, Meghan Poling 4, Emma Prints 8, Allie Downing 24, Brooke Godown 4, Shelbey Dowler 4, Alana Holsapple 4 and Danika Mann 20.

Franklin Monroe (0-1)

Allyson Masterson 3, Kennedy Morris 2, Carrie Baker 4, Kinsey Goins 4 and Hannah Eley 10

Score by quarters:

ARC …9…15…7…17 – 47

ANS … 7…9…7….10 – 33

Individual scores:

Arcanum (1-0)

Abby Ross 4, Alexis Abner 17, Stevie Johnting 15, McKenzie Sharritts 1, Brittany Kinney 4, Madison O’Daniel 2, Rebeccca Deao 4

Ansonia (0-1)

Brooke Neal 6, Jailyn Thwaits 3, Bailey Stammen 10, Abby Helmke 2, Ashton Bradham 3, Aliya Barga 9

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Tri-Village’s Allie Downing drives to the basket during a semifinal game in the Bill Burkett Tournament on Friday night in New Madison.
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By Dale Barger

For The Daily Advocate