RuCo Middle School Tournament Semifinal Recap

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With 33 combined points from their inside players, Stewarts Creek was able to avenge an overtime loss earlier this year to Blackman and move into the girls championship game. The Lady Falcons defeated the Lady Flames 46-29. They'll play undefeated Christiana. A fourth quarter run by Christiana secured a spot in the county middle school championship game with a 45-29 win over Oakland. The Lady Cougars depth and press wore down the Lady Chargers in the end. Same in the last boys semifinal. Siegel cut Whitworth-Buchanan's lead to eight in the third quarter, but foul trouble doomed the Cavalier's comeback chances. The Yellow Jackets, the boys number one seed, defeated Siegel 66-48. Whitworth-Buchanan will face Oakland. The Chargers held off Christiana 48-41 behind 17 points from Marcus Hardy. Check in the sports section for all of the scores from the tournament's semifinals. Plus, listen in Saturday at 6:30pm for the broadcast of the championship games, which will be played Thursday night at Blackman.


Girls Semifinal #1
Stewarts Creek 46, Blackman 29
High Scorers: Morgan McCrary 14, Briane Alexander 19 (Stewarts Creek), Ja'Leah Goff 14 (Blackman)


Boys Semifinal #1
Oakland 48, Christiana 41
High Scorers: Marcus Hardy 17, Jaden Jamison 13, Dre Litaker 9 (Oakland), Lontavious Wilson 18 (Christiana)

Girls Semifinal #2
Christiana 45, Oakland 29
High Scorers: Alexis Whittington 18, Amanda Whittington 9 (Christiana), Correna Ellis 9 (Oakland)


Boys Semifinal #2
Whitworth-Buchanan 66, Siegel 48
High Scorers: A.J. Pollard 16, C.J. Murray 15, Michael Scruggs 12, Quinton Byrd 9 (Whitworth-Buchanan), Marcellis Martin 22, Ryan Hill 13 (Siegel)

4:00pm -- GIRLS: #2 Blackman vs. #5 Oakland (Consolation Game)
5:15pm -- BOYS: #3 Christiana vs. #4 Siegel (Consolation Game)
6:30pm -- GIRLS: #1 Christiana vs. #3 Stewarts Creek (Championship Game*)
7:45pm -- BOYS: #1 Whitworth-Buchanan vs. #2 Oakland (Championship Game*)

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