New Franklin Boys, Cairo Girls Win Glasgow Tournament

The New Franklin boys and Cairo girls brought home Glasgow Tournament championships Saturday.

New Franklin won its first Glasgow Tournament title since 2019 with a 72-64 victory over Harrisburg. New Franklin used a 31-point second quarter to grab control of the contest. They led by as many as 15 but saw the advantage slip to four early in the fourth quarter. Drew Rhorer came up with a timely basket to restore order for New Franklin.

Colin Schowe with the call on 99.9 The Captain and Rohrer converted the free throw and finished the game with seven points. Drake Clark led New Franklin with 25 points while Connor Wilmsmeyer added 17. Coach Jim Schlotzhauer said his veteran team came up big down the stretch.

Harrisburg had eight different scorers with Bryce Ott leading the way with 15 points. Trace Combs added 13 points but was hampered by foul trouble the entire game. Both Combs and Wyatt Lind fouled out in the fourth quarter. Coach Kyle Fisher said he liked the way his team fought against adversity.

The Cairo girls pulled away in the second half to beat Westran 69-43 and clinch their third straight Glasgow Tournament championship. The Lady Cats benefited from a hot start.

Austin Ward with the call. After that bucket, Alex Thomas’ Lady Hornets outscored Cairo 21-12 the rest of the second quarter.

Emma Wortmann’s 15 points led Westran and Kharigan Fuemmeler contributed 11. The Lady Hornets couldn’t cut the deficit to any lower than eight in the second half and Cairo started the fourth quarter on a 13-1 run to pull away. Coach Brian Winkler was proud of his team for not flinching when Westran got back in it.

Macie Harman paced the Lady Cats with 19 points. Olivia Cross and Avery Brumley had 13 and 12 respectively.

Both consolation championship games went to overtime. Jordan Fuemmeler’s 35 points led Glasgow to a 73-67 win over Cairo in the boys game. There were 12 ties in regulation and neither team led by any more than six.

Cairo’s Dalton Taylor finished with 23 points. Glasgow used multiple clutch free throws to win the overtime period 13-7, although coach Mick Cropp’s Yellowjackets missed 21 free throws in total.

The Fayette girls topped Glasgow 67-56. Glasgow’s Halle Fuemmeler scored 38 points but fouled out with just over two minutes left in regulation. Fayette outscored the Lady Jackets 25-3 from there. KeBrea Fair got the Lady Falcons off to a strong start in the extra session.

She scored 13 of her 17 points across the second half and overtime. Kay Sullivan overcame foul trouble to lead the Lady Falcons with 22 points. Coach Darryl Betts said team depth was a strength in this game.

With Fuemmeler fouled-out the Lady Jackets were limited offensively down the stretch. Their next highest scorer was Karsyn Massie with five points.

The Westran boys took home third place with a 79-53 victory over Slater. The Hornets led by 10 after one quarter and Slater got within four in the second before Westran pushed the lead back to 10 by half. The Hornets extended that lead to 20 at the end of the third. 12 different players got in the scorebook for Westran. Marshall Kitchen led with 13, Cooper Harvey scored 12 and Cruz Haynes chipped in 11. Coach Chris Sander thinks balanced scoring will be common this season.

Slater played without leading scorer Brandon Terrill, who is working his way back in after a football injury. Grayson Zdybel led the Wildcats with 15 points.

The girls third place game saw a balanced performance from the New Franklin Lady Bulldogs as they doubled up the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs 52-26. Lily Chitwood led a balanced New Franklin attack with 16 points. Lydia Burnett added 14 and Skylar Shaw chipped in 13 in the victory. Coach Parker Gross said he was proud of his team’s performance throughout the tournament.

Harrisburg was held to just three points in the second quarter and was outscored 23-5 in the fourth. Mady Mitchell led Harrisburg with nine points in the defeat. You can hear full interviews with all of the coaches online at


New Franklin boys coach Jim Schlotzhauer:

Harrisburg boys coach Kyle Fisher:

Cairo girls coach Brian Winkler:

Westran girls coach Alex Thomas:

Westran boys coach Chris Sander:

Slater boys coach Joey Gochenour:

New Franklin girls coach Parker Gross:

Harrisburg girls coach Ryan Richardson:

Glasgow boys coach Mick Cropp:

Cairo boys coach Brian Winkler:

Fayette girls coach Daryl Betts

Glagow girls coach Molly Monnig: