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.

Share this story on Facebook
LOGIN or REGISTER for exclusive access to premium content

Good Afternoon friend!
Recently Read Sports
709Morrill sweeps Banner County in consolation games at Harrison
1626New Koncepts Karate empowers students
1118Scottsbluff boys defeat Aurora for championship bid
950AAI founder/CEO teaching Pure Performance in Panhandle
1119Mitchell’s dual threat
574Dodgeball Tournament to benefit United Way
1119USA Wrestling: Where Olympic journeys begin
943 Gering’s Xavier Arellano wins Junior High State Cross Country Meet
1123Bearcats earn high seed for playoffs
944Zero enforcement of better diets dooms kids to suffer obesity
667Gering goes 1-1 at Chadron tournament
1121 Zephyrs post strong first week in July
1018Here’s what to pack for hunting
1121Gering girls extend record to 6-1 with out of town wins
843Bulldog spikers down 'Cats
1121Morrill has high expectations
922Morrill Lions working hard and having fun
1122Banner County Wildcats
864Minatare boys enter MAC Tournament unbeaten
1124East sweeps West in All-Stars volleyball and football
Most Read Sports 2012
4038Mitchell track off to a strong start
3928Morrill baseball back in business
3331Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3298Gering wrestling builds on experience
3192Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
3143Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2944All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2925Gering resident lives his dream
2804All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2765Raising the bar high
2738Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2732Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2725Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2660Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2598Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2591Beam to golf at Midland
2522Doing the heavy lifting
2439Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2258Scottsbluff hopes to repeat as state champs
2237Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
Most Read Sports 2011
4038Mitchell track off to a strong start
3928Morrill baseball back in business
3331Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3298Gering wrestling builds on experience
3192Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
3143Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2944All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2925Gering resident lives his dream
2804All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2765Raising the bar high
2738Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2732Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2725Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2660Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2598Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2591Beam to golf at Midland
2522Doing the heavy lifting
2439Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2258Scottsbluff hopes to repeat as state champs
2237Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
Platte Valley Companies
Fresh Foods
American Legacy
Spectrum Photo
Kendell Henderson
= = = Platte Valley Companies' = = =
Sports Page

Check out the
Gering Bulldogs on