Creek set to host Neill Kilgore Memorial Tournament

Carter Hill will lead the Cougars into the Neill Kilgore Memorial Tournament Thursday through Saturday. (photo by Darrell James)

By Malcolm Butler

Cedar Creek School will host the annual Neill Kilgore Memorial Basketball Tournament starting Thursday and running through Saturday at the Brickhouse.

The three-day event includes seven girls teams and give boys teams. Participating schools include Creek (boys and girls), Calvin (boys and girls), Quitman (boys and girls), Haynesville (boys and girls), Saline (boys and girls), Haughton (girls only) and Lincoln Prep (girls only).

Below is the schedule for the tournament.



Game 1: Haughton vs. Saline 4 p.m. (Girls)

Game 2: Quitman vs. Haynesville 5:15 p.m. (Girls)

Game 3: Cedar Creek vs. Calvin 6:30 p.m. (Girls)

Game 4: Cedar Creek vs. Saline 7:45 p.m. (Boys)


Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 4:00 p.m. (Girls)

Game 6: Calvin vs. Quitman 5:15 p.m. (Boys)

Game 7: Winner Game 3 vs. Lincoln Prep 6:30 p.m. (Girls)

Game 8: Winner Game 4 vs. Haynesville 7:45 p.m. (Boys)


Game 9: Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 3 2 p.m. (Girls)

Game 10: Loser Game 4 vs. Loser Game 6 3:15 p.m. (Boys)

Game 11: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 7 4:30 p.m. (Girls)

Game 12: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 5 5:45 p.m. (Girls Championship)

Game 13: Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 8 7 p.m. (Boys Championship)


In last night’s action, both the Creek boys and girls prevailed over Glenbrook.

The Cougars defeated Glenbrook 51-32 behind 17 points by Carter Hill, nine from Davis Walsworth and seven from Brian Osborne.

The Lady Cougars won their game by a score of 61-13 behind Allie Furr’s 21 points and Elli Dickerson’s eight points. Lizzie McAdams, Lillian Soto and Ava Hartwell each added six points each.