Triad Wins James Burke Tournament

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Published on January 25 2014 3:45 pm
Last Updated on January 27 2014 1:43 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Troy Triad won the championship game of the 66th Annual James Burke Memorial Tournament at Greenville Friday night.

Triad defeated Carlyle in a close one 41-39 for the championship.

Effingham won the third place game 41-33 over crosstown rival St. Anthony. St. Anthony held a 9-6 opening quarter lead and led 17-16 at halftime. Effingham came back with a 15-9 third quarter run and outscored the Bullpups 17-12 in the final period.

Hull and Sandifer led the Mustangs with 15 points each. Hull had six steals. Effingham improves to 16-3. Levitt and Hull pulled down eight rebounds each. Nuxoll tallied 13 and Walsh 10 for St. Anthony.

Greenville Tournament

Third Place Game

Effingham              6    10    15    17    --    48

St. Anthony           9       8      9    12    --    38

Effingham -- Hull 15, Sandifer 15, Levitt 8, Devore 3, Morrissey 3, Hill 2, Koester 2

St. Anthony -- Nuxoll 13, Walsh 10, Beasley 7, Utz 3, Deters 3, Lawrence 2