Glasgow Girls Drop Heartbreaker, Boys Blowout Keytesville
Glasgow settled for a split in their first-ever school day basketball games.
The Glasgow Lady Jackets battled throughout but suffered a heartbreaking 37-34 loss to the Columbia Battle JV team. The Lady Jackets grabbed their first lead in the fourth quarter courtesy of Macie Parks.
Colin Schowe with the call on 99.9 The Captain. Glasgow led 34-32 with just over a minute left when Brennan Johnson flipped the script for the Lady Spartans.
After a pair of free throws by Justyce Canton, Glasgow appeared to tie the game with seven seconds left on another three-pointer by Parks. However, the basket was waived-off due to a timeout being inadvertently called for Glasgow. Coach Molly Monnig said it was a tough situation.
A final shot from Parks fell short sealing the win for the Lady Spartans. Freshman Karsyn Massie led the Lady Jackets with 13 points. Battle’s Kenya Oliver led all scorers with 17 points. Glasgow falls to 9-12 on the season.
In the boys’ game, Glasgow scored the first 32 points on the way to an 88-10 win over Keytesville. Jordan Fuemmeler led the Yellowjackets with 21 points while Edris Hamilton and Ryan Graves added 14 points apiece. All but one of Glasgow’s 13 rostered players scored in the game. Coach Mick Cropp said the school day games were a great experience for the students.
Glasgow held the Tigers without a field goal until the third quarter. Dakota Goodwin led the Tigers with four points. Despite the lopsided scoreline, Keytesville coach Nathan Yung said he liked the way his team responded after the early barrage.
Glasgow improves to 15-6 while Keytesville falls to 0-20.
Glasgow boys coach Mick Cropp
Glasgow girls coach Molly Monnig
Keytesville boys coach Nathan Yung