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Scrappers second at Dual State

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Jamarta Gilliam (23) shown here playing against Cossatot River, led the Scrappers in scoring against Junction City in the finals of the Dual State Tournament. Gilliam put up 32 points in Nashville's 64-59 loss to the Dragons.

JUNCTION CITY – The Nashville Scrappers received the runner-up trophy Dec. 30 at the Dual State Tournament in Junction City.

The Scrappers defeated Smackover and Bearden earlier in the tournament before falling to Junction City 64-59 in the championship game.

Jamarta Gilliam was the leading scorer for the Scrappers with 32 points. He hit six 3-pointers against the Dragons. Darius Hopkins was next with 14 points.

Junction City led 19-10 after the first quarter. The Scrappers narrowed the gap to 33-31 at halftime.

By the end of the third quarter, the Dragons were on top 47-38.

In the semifinal round Dec. 29, the Scrappers defeated Bearden 76-44.

Hopkins led Nashville with 25 points. CJ Spencer scored 18.

In the opening round, the Scrappers defeated Smackover 52-27.

Spencer led the Scrappers with 19 points, followed by Hopkins with 12.

The Scrappers and Scrapperettes will compete at the Cossatot River Tournament this week.

They will also host Genoa Friday, Jan. 6.

Kendall Kirchoff controls the ball for the Scrapperettes in their 54-52 overtime victory over Cossatot River Dec. 20 at Scrapper Arena. The Scrapperettes will return to the court this week at the Cossatot River Tournament. They will also host Genoa Friday night.
Kendall Kirchoff controls the ball for the Scrapperettes in their 54-52 overtime victory over Cossatot River Dec. 20 at Scrapper Arena. The Scrapperettes will return to the court this week at the Cossatot River Tournament. They will also host Genoa Friday night.