IJHS 7th, 8th graders advance in tournament

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 24, 2003

The Ironton Junior Fighting Tigers 7th and 8th grade basketball teams advanced in the opening round of the Ohio-Kentucky Valley Conference tournament Saturday.

The 8th grade routed Lawrence County 61-25 as Chad Miller scored 22 points.

Ironton now plays at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Boyd County Middle School.

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In the 7th grade game, John McClellan scored with 7.1 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift Ironton past Boyd County 576-56. Marc Carter scored 23 points and Drew Kuehne 20 to pace the Tigers offense.

Ironton's 7 grade now plays at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Boyd County.

8 th Grade Scoring


Robbie Downs 4, T. J. Keith 5, Dominique Murphy 4, John Pemberton 8, Chad Miller 22, Alfred Parece 5, Shannon Hensley 3, Tanner Reed 2, Seth Christian 2, Andy Colegrove 6.

7th Grade Scoring


Marc Carter 23, Seth Kuehne 2, John McClellan 2, Cory Layne 4, Drew Kuehne 20, Zach Christensen 2, Craig Stamper 4.