Butler County Times Gazette
  • T-Birds take on Mulvane and Douglass

  • The Lady T-Birds took on the Mulvane Wildcats in the T-Bird Classic on Friday and were beaten 59-44.
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  • The Lady T-Birds took on the Mulvane Wildcats in the T-Bird Classic on Friday and were beaten 59-44.
    Jamie Wright led Circle with 12 points.
    Alexis Wiebe and Talia Highbarger each had 9 points. Jacy Gibbs had 5 points and Katelynn Wilson added 4 points.
    The Thunderbirds were down 30-19 at halftime and were paced in the second half 29-25 by Mulvane.
    The Mulvane boys defeated the Thunderbirds 72-59 in the nightcap.
    Circle was led by Jake Smith with 17 points, Stewart Dennison scored 14 points and Paul Richard dropped in 10 points in the loss.
    Circle was down 31-20 at half time and got within reach at 51-44 with the game going into the fourth quarter.
    Mulvane scored 21 points in the fourth to close out the T-Birds.
    On Saturday the Lady T-Birds earned a victory hosting the Douglass Bulldogs and winning convincingly 44-26.
    Leading Circle to the win was Katelynn Wilson 14 points including three three-point conversions. Jamie Wright dropped in 9 points.
    Alison Kirkham scored 7 points, Lexee Bruendl added 5 points and Alexis Wiebe had 4 points.
    Circle jumped out to a 14-3 lead after the first quarter and maintained a 29-9 lead after two quarters but were outscored 17-15 in the second half holding on to the big win.
    The Circle Boys dropped their decision to Douglass falling in a close one 63-59.
    Circle scoring was led by Jake Smith with 15 points, Stewart Dennison scored 10 points.
    Dominic Lara added 8 points, Justin Wright scored 7 points and Paul Richard and Garrett Cannon scored 6 points.
    The T-Birds built a nice lead at half time winning 29-21.
    The Bulldogs closed the gap in the third but Circle still led at 42-38.
    Douglass broke out in the fourth outscoring the Thunderbirds 25-17 to snatch the victory away from Circle by the count of 63-59.
     
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