Branson Beats Mt. Vernon In Keeling Tourney

Published 01/22 2014 10:21PM

Updated 01/22 2014 10:48PM

BOLIVAR, Mo--Girls high school basketball Wednesday night, Mt. Vernon taking on Branson in the Gary Keeling Tournament in Bolivar.

The third quarter action, Mt. Vernon's Shea Vangergrift's three is off the mark, but Laynie Dake grabs the board and the basket the Mountaneers down by four, 27-23.

The Pirates Amanda Kearney swings it to McKenzie Lesh who knocks down the three, 30-23 Branson.

Mt. Vernon battles back, Vandergrift looks inside to Laynie Dake again on the block, she gets the basket, and one.

End of the third quarter, seconds winding down, Whitney Weihe throws up the prayer, and banks it off the window, 35-32 Branson.

But Branson holds off Mt. Vernon 49-41.



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