Junior Wildcats fall to Bay in tournament semi-finals

Friday, November 27, 2015

Trumann (1-1) jumped out to an early 5-0 lead only to see Bay outscore the Junior Wildcats 10-4 the rest of the quarter and take a lead the Junior 'Jackets would not give up the rest of the night on their way to a 49-39 win last Thursday advancing to the finals of the Bay Invitational Junior High Tournament.

Trumann Jesse Penter (33) guards Layne Austin of Bay during junior high tournament action last Thursday at Bay. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Trumann's Ben Turner opened the game with a three-pointer followed by MJ Barnes with a lay up off a Jesse Penter steal to make it 5-0 Junior Wildcats. Layne Austin canned a three-ball for Bay and Dax Gibson got a bucket inside to tie the game at 5. CeJayy Booker hit a jumper for Trumann before Austin canned another three-ball for Bay making the score 8-7 Bay. Booker scored inside and Gibson hit a running jumper in the lane right before the buzzer to make it 10-9 Bay after one.

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