BOLES — The Yantis Owls proved triumphant over the hostings Boles Hornets in their final district basketball game of the season, 61-34.
Yantis Owls play Trenton at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Commerce for the Class 1A Division I Bi-District title. The winner will advance to play Avery in next round.
Yantis jumped ahead early with a three point first quarter lead. Owl Terry Thompson swished a long trey and was answered back with a Hornet 3-pointer. The first half ended on a 26-20 Yantis favor.
Yantis held the Hornets to eight points while getting buckets by Justin Hunt, Thompson, Davis, and Cory Thompson for a 13 point scoring burst.
Owl Matthew Crayton sank a 3-pointer followed by teammate Davis with a trey of his own. The Owls held the Hornets to only two more 3-pointers in fourth quarter while popping the nets eight more times.
Yantis--Jereme Smith 6, Gerry Hernandez 8, Justin Hunt 3, Matthew Crayton 6, Terry Thompson 11, Ty Davis 14, Cory Thompson 13.
3-pointers--Terry Thompson 1, Ty Davis 1, Matthew Crayton 1.
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