Highland Tournament Gets Under Way

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The Highland Tournament got underway Monday the 1st to ring in the new year. Palmyra drew the first seed bye in the girls bracket. While Kirksville takes the bye in the boys.


Monday saw the Highland Lady Cougars beat the Kirksville Eagles 45-24.

We also seen the Canton Lady Tigers beat the Macon Tigers 64-36. 23 Macie Glasgow lead the offense with 15 points. Kendall Weathers and Kenna Oliver tied 5 rebounds a piece. Macie Fisher got most assist with 4.

To end the night the Canton Tigers beat the Clark County Indians 66-53. Brewer led the Tigers with 23 points followed by Oliver with 13. Brewer also led with 12 rebounds on the night. Cox led the team with 5 assists.


On Tuesday the Keokuk Lady Chief put the hurt on the Clark Count lady Indians 60-23. Keokuk was aggressive all night and forced the Indians to make mistakes.

Keokuk Boys looked to do the same as they beat Highland Cougars 75-39. Highland was only able to score one point in the first quarter while Keokuk put up 25. The Cougars kept their heads up as they rallied through out the rest of the game. But the nails had already been set as Keokuk’s offense didn’t stop once. Brady Campen led the Cougars with 15 points of the 39 scored.

To round out the night Palmyra beat Macon 59-29. Macon did a really great job offensively start finding ways to beat out Palmyra’s height. However it wouldn’t be enough as Palmyra’s offense was to much to contain.

Round 2

For the Girls Bracket the games are set for Wednesday January 3rd. Highland will take on Palmyra at 5 PM. Keokuk will look to take on Canton at 6:30. Finally Macon and Clark County square off in the consolation at 8 PM. This will determine who faces Kirksville.

The Boys Bracket is set for Thursday January 4th. Kirksville will face Canton at 5 PM. Palmyra and Keokuk will face off at 6:30. In the consolation, Highland will face Macon. The winner will face Clark County on Friday.


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Remington Yates

“Remington Yates, a dedicated sports enthusiast and native of the Canton-Monticello area, serves as The Lewis County Scoop’s Sports Director. Graduating from Highland and Culver-Stockton College, he brings a blend of local insights and professional expertise to the people of Lewis County.

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