Basketball Tuesday: Goblins Down Pirates in Opener

by: Scott McCaulley

The Branson Pirates and Harrison Goblins opened their High School Boys Basketball Seasons matched-up with each other Tuesday night and while both teams started slow, the Goblins heated up quickly both offensively and defensively to roll by the Pirates 59-28.

The Goblins took full control of the game midway through the second quarter and never looked back as Jacob Shrum led three Goblins in double figures with 16 Ben Elliot adding 14 and Jayce Martin 10 points. Meantime, the Goblin defense held the Pirates to 10 second half points.

Tuesday Scores
College Basketball
North Ark W 64 State Fair CC 55
North Ark M 92 State Fair CC 85

HS Basketball
Boys
Harrison 59 Branson 28
Berryville 74 Cassville 65
Hollister 52 Spokane 45
New Covenant 55 Blue Eye 48
Galena 68 Lutie 39
Omaha 73 Bruno-Pyatt 23

Girls
Clever 69 Bradleyville 41
Galena 75 Lutie 27