Maryville State Basketball Championship March 22, 1937

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State Basketball 1 itle Is Held by Maryville’Hounds Local High School Team Cops Championship in Tourney at Columbia. Defeat Springfield 51-27 in Final Game A beautiful |>li • a tlie »tut«' hig! chnmpk»nxhip, n ti school bask* (bull fated today In the trophy case of the Maryville high school, brought. to this city ye.ster tlav by a group ot ten Spoofhound eager» who Sa’ tuniay evening at Columbi I, Mo . w ’ound up three days of tournament c ompetition by out lasting everythin ig in the field The protege* o i Coach Bill Smith. clicking like a Hamilton watch. mothered r figli itine aggregation of Springfield bovs Who failed to halt the onward ma tch of the Maryville Maryville Spoofhounc t-s toward the «tate championship. MS; ì ville defeated Springfield in th» championship« gam«- by the ov* ■rwheirning score of Thus the ambition of the high school ba ¡kct.bal 11 team, when it .stinted out it, cepiber, was r<- • axon early in I a*- Bllzed. It w:«' th* third eonsecutiv hounds had goi e year the Spoof- ite to Columbia to compete for championship honors. The first year ! hey were let down In the first ran: nd Last year in a tense came they lost bj j close margin margin to Joplin in this year they s the semi-final and ailixi through their '♦•«son undefeat ighlv polished * et of 'P«\ t A L;' * i f l U lf / |»1 <* state tournamei v 1 o vw N. t iUOv fill ii st cot» t in many a spo<»fh*iiii Offi* of t ic lit 1 1 »«!•> Confident (Milting for nlxt**4 vho has been offi- •n years, «raid in an off-the record c omm«*nt that there may have been some teams as good vears ago but t he one (itoduced at Maiyv ill«- is an exception. Ci nfident fro: m the .tart of the tourney that th ey would dl»(>«i»e of all opposition, 5 rtaryvllle looked the money in the i lrst game sweeping aside Hannibal < 18 to 20. In th next two game» the Spoof hounds were slightly oil tor mi ig • ’cr.ewhxt up *>f by the st vie of pinv adopted by the Oza fliers against Maryvill ■. A defensive, w as used by Eldi hold the-ball ¡»obey on, which held down ihe score, Marv \ a margin of n Hie winning only by punts Friday night ill till* MM’Ot Hi round game which Against Bonn* ■ Terr«’ in the semi­ cully making t! nar ck-f shots fall Inside the rim . but their deadly accuracy over tl if* ssotic? aHensi* took heart out <>t t,h* > IVrre lads, a- was the case In tlie name with Etdou. \ \\ «• ir tl < ’« •nxftlaljou (tame B ki«»n produced th< best bunch of ball handlers a: gainst whom M.ity- \ Die comix ted. i md had the pairing* been different, might have gone to the finals. Ban ne Terre the team which won thin d honors by defe*t- ing Joplin, 31 t o 30, after losing t«» Spi mg field in t 'he semi-finals, won treme on a bone-head call on the part of the Joplin captain. Bonne Terre forged mto the lead in the third quarter after the lead had changed hand» at various times But the green-shirted Joplinites put on a .spirited ralh :ti the closing two minutes, drawing up from a 26 to 30 disadvantage to tie the score When the tying basket was made Joplin calk'd lor time out. th* fifth in the game, and Robinson, Bonne Terre guard, took advantage of the technical technical foul to .score a free throw with only two seconds let to play. Maintain l .tst Pace In the championship game Springfield Springfield didn't have a show, bui beiim a potent team with plenty of scoring scoring power when Bennett, Gilbert and McDaniel swung into action, (See No. 3 on Page Six» Ri 211 the po r lor two run April will evening. for h* cn days thi Ft Lowell I!' and nomination rural Daily ■tnpl lit!' man, at meeting th«> at bv by

Clipped from The Maryville Daily Forum22 Mar 1937, MonPage 1

The Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri)22 Mar 1937, MonPage 1
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