Summerfields tops Sand Creek

Three Summerfield players reached double figures Friday as the Bulldogs turned back Sand Creek, 43-31.

Josh VanKainen scored 15, Ben Goodin 11 and Tyler VanKainen 10 for Summerfield.

Trendon Peacock scored 11 for the Aggies (3-1), who lost for the first time of the season.

Madison shuts down Morenci

Madison’s defense stymied Morenci, holding them to no field goals in the second and third quarters on their way to a 34-22 win.

“This win is huge,” Madison’s Prince Benson said after a 12-point, 11-rebound, 5-blocked shot performance. “We knew we had to have this is if we want to win another TCC championship.”

Morenci was held to a pair of second-quarter free throws and no points in the third quarter.

Tucker Stover of Morenci scored all 7 of Morenci’s points in the first quarter and was the only Bulldog to make a field goal until deep into the fourth quarter.

Hartley, Ries honored by Madison

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Jim Hartley and Connie Ries were honored Friday at Madison High School, given lifetime TCC passes for their dedication and commitment to TCC and Madison athletics.

Hartley is a former Madison athletic director and boys basketball coach who has been Madison’s superintendent for decades. Ries is also a former Trojan A.D. who coached Madison in to a pair of league titles in girls basketball. Hartley’s boys basketball teams won three league titles.

Funchion signs with Concordia

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Whiteford volleyball player Kaleigh Funchion has signed to play in college at Concordia in Ann Arbor.

“What a proud moment,” said former Bobcat volleyball coach Kathy Albers, who coached Funchion throughout her Bobcat career.

Funchion helped the Bobcats to a 111-27-6 record in her three years on the varsity, including 42-0 in the TCC. She was named Whiteford’s Most Valuable All Around Player after her senior season.