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Greylock 5/6, 7-8 Boys Win Dalton Tourney
06:00PM / Monday, January 08, 2018
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The Greylock 5th- and 6th-grade boys travel basketball team.
DALTON, Mass. -- The Greylock 7th- and 8th-grade and 5th- and 6th-grade travel boys basketball teams won the Jim Horth Memorial Tournament over the weekend.
7/8 Grade
Championship Game
Greylock 39, Dalton 32
Derek Paris scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Greylock.
"This was another great game which was close all the way through," Greylock coach Rick Paris said. "Even though our shots were not converting today like we hoped, our kids hustled their tales off after every rebound and loose ball, I think that was the difference in the game. The good thing is we know if we are struggling offensively our defense can step it up. We have lots of kids who do little things that makes our team successful.
It may not always show in the stat column but guys like Alex Axt is a prime example, he hustles and gets after so many loose balls and helps create turnovers. he has heart and thats what I love about him."
Dylen Harrison scored 10 points and grabbed six boards, and Thomas Martin had 10 rebounds.
Dalton, like Greylock, went 2-0 in pool play and defeated Adams in the semi-finals.
Greylock 40, North Adams 36
Derek Paris scored 12 points to lead three Greylock players in double figures. Harrison scored 11, and Tate Kuster scored 11, going 3-for-4 from the foul line.
For North Adams, Ben Moulton scored nine points on three 3-pointers, and Anthony Pettergill and Sincere Sanders each scored eight.
Pool Play
Greylock 41, Adams 22
Greylock got 12 points from Derek Paris and nine rebounds from Martin to earn a win to open pool play.
Shawn Kastner scored eight, and Blake Trumble added four for Adams.
"We took an early lead in the first quarter with the help of Jackson Shelsy, who came off the bench to hit a 3 followed by a 2 from the short corner," Rick Paris said. "We had a great team effort, and 10 of our 11 players put points on the board."
Greylock 56, Boys Club Blue 39
Harrison scored 14 points for Greylock, which got 12 points and eight rebounds from Derek Paris and nine points from Kuster.
Jared Jensen and Kevon Wilson led Boys Club Blue with 10 and eight, respectively.
5/6 Grade
Championship Game
Greylock 41, Dalton 35
Mitchell Waynick and Caleb Low each scored nine, and Judge Martin and Damon Pause added eight and seven, respectively, for Greylock, which went 2-0 in pool play.
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