Morrill sweeps Banner County in consolation games at Harrison
     2012-12-27      By Terry Gaston   
HARRISON — After all four teams from Morrill and Banner County lost opening-round games Thursday in the Harrison Holiday Tournament, the Lions and Wildcats got together for consolation action Friday.
The Morrill boys (4-3) rebounded from a close loss to Sioux County on Thursday to take third place with a 42-34 win over Banner County for third place in their division. In the Lions’ loss to Sioux County, Jacob Ramirez had 26 points for Morrill.
Banner County, a 40-35 loser to Crawford on Thursday, slipped to 0-7 for the first half of the season.
The Morrill girls defeated Banner County 41-13 for third place Friday after the Lions (3-4) lost to Sioux County 48-39 in first-round play Thursday. Morgan Nortness led the Lions against Sioux County with 14 points.
Banner County, a 60-7 victim to Crawford on Thursday, fell to 0-7 for the first semester. Ashlynne Hanan had five of the Wildcats’ points.
Crawford defeated Sioux County in both championship games.

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