Glasgow Girls; Carrollton Boys Claim Consolation Trophies at Salisbury Tournament

The Glasgow girls and Carrollton boys both claimed victories Friday night to finish fifth in the 2024 Salisbury Tournament.

The Carrollton Trojans closed the night with a 54-48 win over Meadville in a tightly-contested game. Meadville held a lead early in the first quarter but the Trojans used an 11-0 run from the end of the first quarter to the early stages of the second quarter to grab a lead they would never relinquish. The Eagles cut the deficit to 24-22 at halftime and trailed by six heading to the fourth quarter. A five-point scoring swing created by Luke Backes put the game away in the fourth.

Colin Schowe with the call on Superstation KRES and Backes scored eleven of his 16 points in the fourth quarter while Kaine Gibson led the Trojans with 20. Carrollton improves to 4-9 under first-year head coach Mark Hundley. Reece Meyers was the lone Eagle in double figures with 16 points. Meadville coach Ryan Young said the same issues keep popping up.

Meadville falls to 5-8 with the defeat.

In the girls consolation game, the Glasgow Lady Jackets led wire-to-wire for a 52-31 victory over Carrollton. A large opening scoring run was the key for Glasgow.

The Lady Jackets went on to push the advantage to 17-2 in the first quarter. While Carrollton stayed within striking distance the Lady Jackets never held a lead that was less than three possessions as they improved to 6-6. Halle Fuemmeler led Glasgow with 34 points. Glasgow coach Molly Monnig discussed the key to breaking down Carrollton’s stout defense.

Karsyn Massie added ten points in the victory for the Lady Jackets. Monnig said Massie was a force inside.

The Lady Trojans were led by Emmy Lock with seven points as they fell to 10-3 on the year. This was the first time the Lady Trojans have allowed over 50 points this season.

Glasgow girls coach Molly Monnig

Meadville boys coach Ryan Young