Two on one

The Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament will be staged Feb. 13-15 in Fayetteville.

Collins Middle School will host the Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament on Feb. 13-15 at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building in Fayetteville.

Boys seeds are as follows:

1. Collins

2. Valley

3. Fayetteville

4. Midland Trail

5. Meadow Bridge

Girls seeds are as follows:

1. Fayetteville

2. Collins

3. Valley

4. Meadow Bridge

5. Midland Trail

Tournament T-shirts will be sold this year. There will be a limited number of shirts in various sizes available for purchase at the games.

Pre-orders are being taken from each school, and shirts will be delivered on Thursday, Feb. 14 at the tourney. Money for shirt orders (cash only) will be accepted on Wednesday at the tournament.

The shirts will be a heather gray with black and white print. They will range in size from youth small to adult 3XL. Prices will range from $8 to $14.

Order deadline is 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Orders should be emailed to or text 304-573-2099.

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Tournament games are as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• Meadow Bridge girls vs. Midland Trail, 3 p.m.

• Midland Trail boys vs. Meadow Bridge, 4:30 p.m.

• Collins girls vs. Valley, 6 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 14

• Collins boys vs. Midland Trail/Meadow Bridge winner, 3 p.m.

• Fayetteville girls vs. Meadow Bridge/Midland Trail winner, 4:30 p.m.

• Valley boys vs. Fayetteville, 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 15

• Girls consolation, 3 p.m.

• Boys consolation, 4:30 p.m.

• Girls championship, 6 p.m.

• Boys championship, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 16 is the first make-up day.

Admission will be $5. There will be no passes out.

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In a recent boys middle school game, Midland Trail rallied in the fourth period for a 46-41 win over Fayetteville.

The Pirates held a 33-32 lead after three quarters, but the Patriots outscored their foe 14-8 in the final six minutes to nail down the victory.

For Midland Trail (6-9), three players provided double-digit scoring. Bo Persinger netted 15, Aaron Dempsey 14 and Talon Shockey 10 to lead the way. Other scorers were: Alex Dempsey, 4; Caden Morgan, 2; and Justin Cooper, 1.

Cody Harrell tallied 13 and Eli Calloway had 10 for Fayetteville. Others producing offense were: Joseph Holliday, 7; Jacob Kirk, 6; and Matthew Light, 5.

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