Blackcats Clinch Goreville Invitational Championship


By WSIL Sports

GOREVILLE -- The Goreville Blackcats clinched their own Invitational championship by beating Johnston City 64-41.

The Blackcats led 17-10 after one, but the Indians rallied to take a late second quarter lead.

Goreville closed the half on a mini-run to lead 30-26 at the half, then used a huge second half to pull away for the 23-point win.

Johnston City closes tourney play tomorrow night against Egyptian at 6:00, with Goreville wrapping up the tournament at 7:30 against Benton.
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