The Putnam County Pumas eighth-grade girls basketball team won third place in the Little Tri-County Conference tournament, defeating Lowpoint-Washburn 31-28 in overtime, after trailing most of the game.
The Pumas previously lost to Ronoake-Benson in semifinal tournament action, 31-15, with Gabby Doyle the leading scorer on the night.
Before that, the Pumas won against El Paso in the LTC in overtime, 17-16. Doyle had 10 points, Megan Wasilewski had five and Es Avila had two.
In previous action, the girls celebrated Eighth Grade Night with a win over Holy Family by a score of 35-11. Ava Hatton had 14 points, Doyle had 13, Emma Henderson had four, and Wasilewski and Avila had two each.
The Pumas also won against Henry, 29-18. Doyle had 11 points, Hatton 10, and Wasilewski and Henderson had four each.
The girls won against Marseilles, 24-5. Avila led the team with 10 points, Hatton had six, Wasilewski five and Doyle three.
The Pumas lost against Ottawa Shepherd, 18-14. Wasilewski had eight points, Hatton five and Trinity Wrobleski one.
Puma boys basketball
In recent Putnam County Pumas junior high boys basketball action, the eighth-grade team lost to Spring Valley JFK, 33-28, with Orlando Harris leading the team with 11 points.
The eighth-graders recorded a win over Tonica, 40-5, with Drew Taliani leading with nine points, and Owen Saepharn and Orlando Harris both with eight points apiece.
The seventh-grade team also recorded wins in both games.