Monument/Dayville boys show confidence

<I>The Eagle/Sandra Gubel</I><BR>Prairie City's Sawyer Schulze watches intently for his next move as his team takes on the Adrian Antelopes.

JOHN DAY - The Dayville/Monument boys played three games in the District Tournament, losing the consolation finals to the Adrian Antelopes by four points Saturday morning.

That left the No. 6-ranked conference team in sixth place.

The final score in the game against fifth-ranked Adrian was 50-46.

It was a good tournament and a good season, said head coach Ron Schafer.

Justin Larson, the top Monument/Dayville scorer in the Adrian game, tallied 15 points for his team. Eight points apiece were scored by Jay Kimball and K.H. Woosley each had 8; Gus King had 5; Jon Kimball scored 4, and three others, Jake Buce, Hunter Powell and Josh Chapman scored 2 points apiece.

Jay Kimball had nine rebounds, Larson had seven, Buce and Powell had four each, King had two, and Woosley had one.

Earlier, the Tigers lost to the Spray Eagles in a 36-27 game.

Woosley scored 8 points for the Tigers, and Jon Kimball scored 7. Buce and Larson each had 6.

Buce also led in total rebounds, with six. Jay Kimball and Larson each had four rebounds; King, Woosley and Powell each snagged two; Jon Kimball and Chapman each had one.

In the Tigers' second game, they beat the Burnt River Bulls 47-32.

Larson led the team in scoring with 20 points, and he had 13 defensive rebounds and three offensive rebounds.

Buce scored 7 points for the team; King and Jon Kimball and Jay Kimball each scored 4; and Clint Milton, Woosley, Powell and Chapman each added 2.

Jay Kimball led in rebounds with six; Buce had five; Woosley and Powell each had two; and Milton and King each had one.

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