Mustangs keep Dawgs in check
Posted: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 12:02 am
By: Stephanie Sturgis – Weakley County Press Sports Editor
The Madison Academic Mustangs used a 17-0 first-quarter run to take control and defeat the Gleason Bulldogs, 57-33, in the 46th Annual Martin Lions Club Christmas Tournament on Thursday afternoon.
Reach out — Gleason’s Blake Taylor (left) races to stay ahead of a Mustang defender during the Bulldogs’ loss in the 46th Annual Martin Lions Club Christmas Tournament Thursday night. Photo by Stephanie Sturgis
Coming off their first win of the season, Gleason was ahead, 5-2, on a Ben Rollins drive and a 3-pointer by Thomas Fowler before the Mustangs erupted into the lead by forcing the Bulldogs into four consecutive turnovers resulting in fastbreak opportunities.
Gleason trailed 25-10 after a quarter and 40-22 at the halftime break. The Mustangs took a 46-30 lead into the fourth frame.
Ben Rollins led GHS scorers with 11 points.
46th Annual Martin Lions Club Christmas Tournament
Dec. 30 at Martin
Madison (57) — Jamal Goldsmith 21, Ray Hall 14, Britton Haynes 7, Paul Sands 6, Logan Haynes 6, Tavion Garrett 2, Jody Rinnes 1.
Gleason (33) — Ben Rollins 11, Thomas Fowler 6, Blake Taylor 5, Gabe Lowrance 3, Austin Perry 2, Dakota Parsons 2, Dylan Reynolds 2, Alex Hahn 1, Tanner Trevathan 1.
3-pointers: Madison — Hall, B. Haynes; Gleason — Rollins, Fowler, Lowrance, Taylor.
Records: Madison 2-7, Gleason 1-11 (0-5 District 13-A).