Garrett Memorial Christian School basketball teams entered into tournament mode earlier this week with the varsity Saints and Lady Saints squads competing in AACS regional and state tourney competition hosted at Columbia Christian in Magnolia.

Garrett Memorial Christian School basketball teams entered into tournament mode earlier this week with the varsity Saints and Lady Saints squads competing in AACS regional and state tourney competition hosted at Columbia Christian in Magnolia. The Lady Saints split victories in the state tournament and the Saints had two intense hard fought defeats in the regional tournament for their seasons to come to an end.

 

Today, GMCA JV Saints and JV Lady Saints will compete in the AACS JV State Tournament championship games at Columbia Christian in Magnolia. The JV Lady Saints face their school rivals Columbia Christian in the girls finals at noon. The JV Saints tip-off at 1 p.m. against Ridgway in the boys championship game.

 

AACS VARSITY REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

Varsity Girls Basketball

GAME 1

Lady Saints fall to SCA 40-33

For the game: Lady Saints' Rayleigh Hart had led scoring with 14 points and Morgan Peek had 12 points for double-figures. Morgan Hooker added four points, Whitley Richards finished with two points and Ann Kate Childress chipped in one point.

 

GAME 2

Lady Saints fall to Life Way 54-49

For the game: Lady Saints' Morgan Peek led scoring with 19 points and Richards scored 13 points for double-figures. Jacklyn Wingfield scored seven points, Rayleigh Hart and Anna Kate Childress each scored four points apiece and Sarah Hamilton had two points.

 

Varsity Boys Basketball

GAME 1

Saints fall to Life Way 56-22

For the game: Saints' Colton Phillips led scoring with 11 points for double-figures, Ty Watkins scored four points, Jordan Keener and Sam Gilmer both contributed three points apiece and Cole Storey had two points.

 

GAME 2

Saints fall to ACA 51-57

For the game: Saints' Phillips led scoring with 14 points, Watkins added 12 points, John Carlin scored 11 points and Keener had 10 points for a quadruple players of double-figures with Storey and Tyler Fleming each adding two points apiece.

 

AACS VARSITY GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT

First Round

Lady Saints defeat ACA 42-14

For the game: Lady Saints' Peek led scoring with 14 points for double-figures. Wingfield, Hart and Childress each scored six points apiece, Sarah Hamilton had four points, Jordan Stockslager and Richards each posted two points and Becca Still finished with two points.

 

Second Round

Lady Saints fall to West Side 33-30

For the game: Lady Saints' Rayleigh Hart led scoring with 13 points, Peek scored 10 points for double-digits, Wingfield chipped in four points, Childress had two points and Hooker added one point.