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JACES, Rosspoint advance to finals

James A. Cawood and Rosspoint advanced to the championship game of the fifth- and sixth-grade county tournament, but they took much different routes to the finals with semifinal wins Tuesday at the James A. Cawood gymnasium.

Rosspoint rolled to a 55-29 win over Evarts as Jayce Brown led the 19-4 Wildcats with 28 points. Gunnar Johnson added 12.

Hayston Bennett paced the 9-8 Wildcats with 15 points.

James A. Cawood won a 22-20 thriller over Cawood in a game that went to the wire.

Kaden Jones led the 20-4 Trojans with 12 points.

Brady Smith scored eight to lead Cawood, which fell to 14-5 overall.

Cawood will play Evarts in the third-place game on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Rosspoint will play JACES at 7 p.m. in the championship game. Both games will be played at Harlan County High School.

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James A. Cawood (22) — Kaden Jones 12, Landon Brock 4, Brayden Clay 2, Terry Delaney 4.

Cawood (20) — Jake Brewer 6, Brady Smith 8, Ethan Shular 6.

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Rosspoint (55) — Jayce Brown 28, Gunnar Johnson 12, Jessie Gilbert 2, Brady Hensley 2, Gunnar Burkhart 2, DeShaun Smith 7, Brayden Morris 3.

Evarts (29) — Brenton Bargo 2, Brady Freeman 2, Kobe Noe 2, Hayston Bennett 15, Jacob Deleon 6, Ryan Coots 2.