Junior high boys basketball: Smith-Cotton 31, Eldon 27

January 10, 2013

Smith-Cotton Junior High’s boys basketball team beat Eldon 31-27 on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Warsaw tournament.

Keoni Hale paced the Tigers (5-1) with 13 points.

The Tigers trailed 7-6 after one quarter, led 16-9 at the half and led 30-18 after three quarters.

Smith-Cotton will face Clinton or Eldorado Springs at 7 p.m. Friday in the title game.