MADILL — On the final day of the Madill Winter Classic there were plenty of close games as area teams looked to finish on a high note.

MADILL — On the final day of the Madill Winter Classic there were plenty of close games as area teams looked to finish on a high note.


Consolation Championship

Marietta 35
Madill 34

Hannah Taylor might have only scored six points for Marietta on Saturday, but it was her sixth which carried its weight in gold.

With seven tenths of a second remaining in the fourth quarter, Taylor drained the second of two free throws which ultimately gave the Marietta Lady Indians a narrow one point victory over Madill.

Marietta led 13-0 after the first quarter of play, before Madill stormed back with 12 points in the second quarter to cut the deficit to 16-12 going into the locker room.

An entertaining third quarter allowed the Lady Wildcats to take their first lead of the game at 24-23 going into the fourth quarter.

Despite a four point lead, the Lady Wildcats couldn’t contain the Lady Indians, as Marietta grabbed the lead back in the dying seconds for the victory.

Ashley Flores led Marietta with 12 points followed by Briana Dewey with nine points. Kate Bone put in seven points.

Madison Jowers led Madill with 16 points followed by Kelsie Lambersten with 10 points.


Girls 7th Place

Pilot Point 51
Madill JV 18

It was a rough day for the Madill girls junior varsity, as the Pilot Point Lady Bearcats won in the seventh place game.

A 20-3 opening quarter set the tone for Pilot Point, who led 35-8 at the break.

Madill was outscored 18-9 in the second half.

Brooklyn Nixon led the Lady Wildcats with six points followed by Ximena Gomez and Martisa Mendez each with four points.


Boys Third Place

Marietta 69
Howe 61

Following a dramatic loss in the semifinals, the Marietta Indians bounced back Saturday with a tough victory against the Howe Bulldogs from Texas.

Marietta led 20-14 at the end of the first quarter, before being outscored 14-12 in the second, leading to a 32-28 lead at halftime.

The Indians took control in the third quarter with a 27-14 run, with Howe outscoring Marietta 19-10 in the fourth quarter.

Trace Stewart led the Indians with 31 points followed by Coleton Taylor with 14 points.


Boys 7th Place

Madill 62
Gunter 61

Things finally went right for the Madill Wildcats as they claimed a narrow one-point victory over the Gunter Tigers in the seventh place game.

Both teams scored 12 points each in the first quarter, before the Wildcats went on a 21-16 run before halftime to lead.

Gunter outscored Madill 23-19 in the second half, but the Wildcats held on for the win.

Seth Coleman led Madill with 13 points with Diego Flores and Tanner Barnes each scoring nine points.


Consolation Championship

Dickson 64
Boswell 46

Offense was at a premium for the Dickson Comets Saturday night as they claimed the Consolation Championship with a blowout victory over the Boswell Scorpions.

Dickson led 15-9 at the end of the first quarter, before taking a slim 25-24 advantage into the halftime break.

The Comets kept up the pressure in the second half, leading 44-33 after three quarters, before closing the game out on a 20-13 fourth quarter run.

Hunter Palesano led the Comets with 25 points, with Kanyon Gaines scoring 12 points.

Clean Young added eight points for Dickson.