Friday, Dec 19, 2014
Semis Are Set at Eldorado
ELDORADO -- Four of the top five seeds advanced to Monday's semifinals at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament.
In Saturday's afternoon session, Massac County edged Union County (KY) 46-44 followed by Harrisburg's 72-41 rout of West Frankfort.
In the night session, Meridian used a huge fourth quarter to beat Herrin 56-46.
Gallatin County cruised into the semis with a 70-36 beating of Anna-Jonesboro. Hawks' senior big man Andrew Drone surpassed 2000 points for his career. Drone reached the milestone number on a first quarter free throw. During a timeout, Drone was presented the game ball.
Monday's semis shape up like this: Massac County will meet top seeded Harrisburg at noon, followed by Meridian and Gallatin County at 1:30. The championship game will be Monday night at 9:00.
Fairfield 67 Hardin Co. 33
Carmi-White Co. 42 NCOE 41
Eldorado 68 Galatia 39
Eldorado 70 Carmi-White Co. 64
Union Co. (KY)/West Frankfort 8:30
Massac Co./Harrisburg 12:00
Meridian/Gallatin Co. 1:30
Fairfield/Eldorado 3:00 (Consolation Champ)
5th Place Game 6:00
3rd Place Game 7:30
Wind: 6 MPH
Humidity: 86 %