An exciting Fayetteville-Valley boys matchup closed out day two of the 2019 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament.

Led by Donald Naylor's 27 points, the Greyhounds rallied for a 48-47 victory over the Pirates to advance to the boys championship game against Collins, which had defeated Midland Trail earlier in the evening.

Cody Harrell scored 22 for Fayetteville.

In the 59-29 Collins win over Midland Trail, Ethan Vargo-Thomas tallied 20 points to pace the Devils. Bo Persinger scored 12 for the Patriots.

Sandwiched between those games was a 47-16 victory for the Fayetteville girls over Midland Trail.

Camille Fenton's 22 points led Fayetteville, while Addison Isaacs netted 10 for Trail.

Championship day action commences today with the 3 p.m. girls consolation game.

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Boys

Midland Trail

Aaron Dempsey 1 1-2 3, Alex Dempsey 0 0-0 0, T.C. Perry 3 0-0 6, Talon Shockey 0 0-0 0, Bo Persinger 5 0-0 12, Caden Morgan 2 0-0 6, Eli Campbell 0 0-0 0, Justin Cooper 0 1-2 1, Ethan Graham 0 0-0 0, David Moore 0 0-0 0, Ben Shumate 0 1-2 1, Zac Meador 0 0-0 0, Levi Pritt 0 0-0 0. Totals: 11 3-6 29.

Collins

Omar Lewis 2-0 4, Moses Manns 1 0-0 2, Ethan Vargo-Thomas 7 2-2 20, Alex Colaiseno 0 2-4 2, Aiden Wallace 1 0-0 2, Ian Maynor 2 0-0 5, Tanner Combs 5 0-2 10, Kyler Edwards 1 0-0 3, Malachi Lewis 0 0-0 0, Levi Kizka 0 0-0 0, Aiden Smith 1 0-0 2, Noah McClung 0 0-0 0, Eric Stover 4 1-2 9. Totals: 24 5-10 59

MT: 4 6 8 11 — 29

C: 11 16 24 8 — 59

3-point goals: MT: 4 (Persinger 2, Morgan 2); C: 6 (Vargo-Thomas 4, Maynor, Edwards). Fouled out: None.

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Girls

Midland Trail

Ava Dickerson 0 0-0 0, Trinity Graham 0 0-0 0, Hailey Carte 0 0-0 0, Jayla Barnhouse 1 0-0 2, Addison Isaacs 5 0-0 10, Brylee Stephenson 0 0-0 0, Rumor Barnhouse 1 0-2 2, Faith Stover 0 0-2 0, Madison Campbell 0 0-0 0, Cora Rhinehart 0 0-0 0, Catherine Maxwell 0 0-0 0, Mia Nuckols 0 0-0 0, Meagan Hendrick 1 0-0 2, Madison Harrell 0 0-0 0. Totals: 8 0-4 16.

Fayetteville

Kalila Hames 2 0-0 5, Camille Fenton 11 0-6 22, Kendra Dempsey 1 0-1 2, Erica Bragg 2 0-0 4, Clara Brown 2 0-0 4, Madison Bess 1 1-2 3, Molly Thomas 2 1-2 5, Bella Comer 0 0-0 0, Kerrisyn Feazell 0 0-0 0, Taylor Dempsey 1 0-0 2. Totals: 22 2-11 47

MT: 2 4 8 2 — 16

F: 10 12 16 9 — 47

3-point goals: MT: 0; F: 1 (Hames). Fouled out: None.

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Boys

Fayetteville

Eli Calloway 3 1-2 8, Jacob Kirk 2 0-0 4, Joseph Holliday 1 0-0 2, Cody Harrell 7 7-10 22, Matthew Light 5 1-4 11, Ethan Smith 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18 9-16 47.

Valley

Michael Conliffe 2 0-0 4, Matthew Elswick 2 1-2 5, Micah Carelli 0 2-3 2, Samson Mitchell 5 0-1 10, Donald Naylor 11 1-4 27, Zion Hamm 0 0-0 0. Totals: 20 4-10 48.

F: 11 13 14 9 — 47

V: 9 18 8 13 — 48

3-point goals: F: 2 (Calloway, Harrell); V: 4 (Naylor). Fouled out: None.

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