Hartsburg Emden falls to Dwight 69-67 in 5th place game of holiday tournament

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[December 30, 2016]    The Hartem Stags lost a heartbreaker Thursday night in the 5th place game of the 2016 Marseilles Holiday Tournament. The Stags fell to the Dwight Trojans 69-67 despite a tremendous effort.


Hartem led 27-26 after a high-scoring first quarter. Halftime saw the lead change in favor of Dwight, 40-39. At the end of three quarters the Trojans were up 57-51 and the Stags gave it their best in the final eight minutes only to come up short and take the 69-67 loss.

Alec Hayes was the Stags Player of the Game with 29 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists.

Justin Fox was the Player of the Game for Dwight with a tournament record-setting 33 points scored in the contest.

Both Hayes and Fox were named to the All-Tournament Team. Fox also set a new All-Tournament scoring record with 109 points scored in 4 games.

Congratulations to the Stags for their 6th place finish in the tournament.

Hartem scoring

Hayes 29
Baker 18
Coit-Kirk 8
Wolpert 7
Vetter 5

Dwight scoring

Fox 33
B. Graham 18
L. Graham 5
Pulver 7
Schultz 6

[Teena Lowery]


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