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January 13, 2014

MHYBL opens 2014

The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League began its season on Jan. 3. Following are results for the first week’s games:

Grades 5-6

Broncos 24

Jaguars 5

B: J.R. Maynor 10, Ezra Drumheller 8, Makayla Bourgord 2, Malachi Gibson 2, Te’Amo Shelton 2

J: Direick Allen 3, Caleb Daniels 2

The Broncos took an early lead en route to the victory.

Eagles 27

Ponies 15

E: Sam Gray 12, Jay Tucker 7, Tyler Elmore 2, Janecia Lewis 2, Destiny Minor 2, Jordan Smith 2

P: Isaiah Blake 8, Jadyn Hinton 3, Tyler Lilly 2, Damon Young 2

The Ponies outscored the Eagles 15-14 in the final three quarters but couldn’t overcome a 13-0 run by the Eagles in the first period.

Cougars 17

Wildcats 14

C: Tyler Graham 8, Tyreece Nelson 4, Reece Standard 3, John Watson 2

W: Devan Gauldin 4, Chris Wallace 4, Savanah Hughes 2, Timothy Perdue 2, Raizon Wells 2

The Wildcats pulled to within three points in the final quarter but the Cougars held on for the victory.

Grades 7-8

Sharks 37

Hornets 23

S: Cohen Blevins 16, Shawn Blevins 10, Brian Manley 5, Joshua Keaton 2, Matt Ryan 2, Danielle Stover 2

H: Jaylen Morris 12, Chandler Hayner 7, Chris Tincher 4

The Sharks overcame a 13-7 deficit in the first quarter by outscoring the Hornets 12-2 in the second frame. A strong second half by the Sharks sealed the deal.

Bengals 24

Cobras 13

B: D’mitrik Johnson 10, Malcolm Jones 6, John Runion 4, Zach Basham 2, Dylan Crossno 2

C: Hunter Sewell 5, Justin Bragg 4, Chris Gore 2, Eythan Mitchell 2

A balanced scoring attack paced the Bengals throughout their matchup with the Cobras.

Kindergarten

Shetlands 23

Pintos 4

S: Braydon Knight 12, Jada Wilburn 10, Jackson Gray 1

P: Lucas Bradley 2, Jace Anguis 1, Riley Hodge 1

A 17-2 first-half lead propelled the Shetlands to the win.

Palominos 7

Owls 6

P: Isaac Meadows 6, Xavier Jefferies 1

O: Lillian Davis 2, Ronald Thomas 2, Nathan Baxter 1, Raekeam Helm 1

A back-and-forth contest ended as the Palominos held the Owls scoreless in the second half.

Grades 1-2

Lions 21

Roadrunners 1

L: Elijah Redfern 13, Austin Bailey 2, Matt Davis 2, Landon Jones 2, Jacob Milam 2

R: Dacoda Collins 1

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