Gobs

The Lady Goblins won in a blowout and Braeden Boren made sure the Goblins did the same.

Harrison’s girls thumped Alma, 53-28 on Color’s Day while Boren put up 33 points as the Goblins grabbed an 82-54 victory.

Senior Girls

The game was close for 8 minutes, but the Lady Goblins dominated Alma on their way to a 53-28 win.

Harrison held just a 12-10 lead as the second quarter began, but that lead ballooned as the Lady Goblins held Alma to just two points in the second.

Brylie Parker hit a jumper to open the second period that was quickly answered by Alma at the 6:34 mark. The Lady Airedales wouldn’t score another point in the first half.

Parker scored on a three-point play before Briley Due hit a free throw and later a 3 from the right wing.

Alicia Auman gave Harrison its first double-digit lead with a floater to make it 23-12 with 2:44 on the clock.

Parker knocked down a triple with 2 minutes remaining and closed out the first half with a steal and a layup to put the Lady Goblin lead at 28-12.

Auman scored four of Harrison’s first six points in the third quarter with Parker adding the other two.

Peri Knight scored on a pair of layups while Maddie Wyatt added a bucket to give Harrison a 40-19 lead with 8 minute to play.

Harrison continued to pull away in the fourth quarter, winning the frame, 13-9.

Fittingly, it was Due who opened the scoring for Harrison on the night she was crowned Color’s Day Queen.

A Due free throw gave Harrison a lead it would never lose.

Mckenzie Glenn scored on an offensive putback to make it 3-0 before Alma would put its first points on the board.

Parker, Auman and Due each scored with Auman’s shot coming from behind the arc for a 10-2 advantage.

Leading the Lady Goblins in scoring was Parker with 23 points. Due and Auman added nine apiece, Claire Doshier and Knight four each and Glenn and Wyatt two apiece.

Senior Boys

It was a big second half for the Goblins that helped earn the team an 82-54 win over Alma.

Harrison led, 40-31, at the start of the second half.

Boren quickly took over the contest for Harrison.

Jackson Marseilles scored on a layup to open the third quarter but it was Boren who got the next three Harrison baskets, each coming on layups.

Trevor Atwell added a bucket and Boren converted a three-point play, his third of the night to that point.

The three-point play from Boren put Harrison’s lead at 53-38 with 3:29 to go in the period.

Boren then connected on a free throw and Atwell knocked down a trey from the top of the key.

After a free throw from Alma, Boren connected on his fourth and-one of the night.

Skyler Young scored on an offensive putback to close out the third quarter with Harrison holding a 62-46 lead.

Colton Youngblood hit Harrison’s first points of the fourth on a 3 from the wing and Boren scored on a layup before adding his fifth three-point play of the night with 5:53 to play. The made free throw gave Harrison a 70-50 lead.

Youngblood knocked down another 3 before Boren scored his final points of the night on a layup, giving him 33 for the night, as the Goblins coasted to the finish.

Harrison trailed, 8-4, early in the first quarter before Marseilles hit a 3 and later added a free throw to tie the ballgame.

A free throw from Young pulled the Goblins within a point, but Alma built a 14-9 advantage with less than 2 minutes to play in the period.

Boren hit back-to-back three-point plays to put the Goblins on top, 15-14, but a deep 3 at the buzzer would give Alma a 17-15 lead.

Atwell put 10 points on the board in the second period as Boren and Youngblood added five apiece, Nathan Jenkins three and Marseilles two, giving Harrison a 40-31 lead at the intermission.

To go along with Boren’s 33 points, Atwell added 19, Marseilles and Youngblood 11 each, Jenkins and Young three apiece and Tanner Curry two.

NEXT UP

Harrison travels to Farmington today where the Lady Goblins will take the floor following a 5 p.m. jayvee boys game. The Goblins will follow the senior girls contest.

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