The game featured Midway and Springdale. Both teams started slow and at the end of period one the score was tied at 2. The offense was slow in the second period as well with Midway holding a 6-3 advantage. The Lady Owls made a run in the third and tied it at 7 but the Lady Devils responded with a basket of their own. At the end of three the score was 9-7 with Midway still in the lead. Two fast baskets by Midway had them looking good with 3:43 left and leading 13-7. Despite a late rally from Springdale the Red Devils were able to get the win at 18-13 and take third place.
The second game of the night featured the Midway Red Devils and the Forge Ridge Dragons in a boy’s consolation game. The Dragons got a quick lead early and held it through one period at 13-10. The defenses weren’t playing too hard but picked up the intensity in the second. Midway battled back and tied it at 16 with a big three at the 1:14 mark. The Red Devils had the lead going into the final minute of the first half and went into the locker room up 18-16. The Dragons tied the score to open the third period and then went ahead a minute later at 20-18. The Dragons remained out front through three periods leading going into the final period by a score of 27-20. The Dragons won the final period and took the win 35-24 and the tournament’s third place.
Immediately following the conclusion of the final third place game the 2011 girl's championship game began with Powell Valley battling HY Livesay. The Lady Indians were the aggressor early in this one and took a 4-1 lead. The defenses were playing hard in this one and the scoreboard slowly progressed upward. After one period the Lady Indians led 7-1. They kept moving the scoreboard in the second while HY spent much energy trying to get back into the game. At the half it was 14-4 with the Lady Indians enjoying a nice advantage.
Powell Valley stayed ahead throughout the third period and finished it leading 17-6. The fourth period was a slow one for both offenses but with 2:00 to go Powell Valley led by 11. The final score was 20-13. Lady Indian Brittany Cupp led all scorers with 14 points while teammates Brittany Bean had four and Alyssa Pierce helped out with a basket. Hayli England scored five for the Lady Eagles and Tabitha Roy, Chelsea Bays, Brook Sexton and Haley Roberts all scored a basket each.
The final game of the night was the boy's championship and this one began as a very competitive contest between Springdale and Livesay. After one period of play the Eagles led 6-3. Springdale remained three points behind in the second period but the lead once made it out to five. At the 2:30 mark the Owls were down by only two following a big three. The Eagles then came down and busted a three in response. At the halftime break HY led 14-8.
Springdale made a run early in the third and got the score to a two-point game. At the 3:42 mark it was a one-point game at 16-15. Livesay went on a run and moved out to a seven-point lead. After three periods the score was 22-16 with the Eagles regaining the momentum. The Owls did not stop trying and had the deficit down to five points with 2:43 remaining. The shots simply did not fall for the Owls as the game neared its end and with one minute left the Owls had to foul. They got the score down to six points by using this tactic but the number one seeded Eagles got the win by the final score of 35-29.
Livesay Eagle Bubba Lake led all scorers with 13 points. Jacob Bullins had eight, Micah Cannon seven, Nick Neverstitch six and Kaleb Franklin rounded out the scoring with a single point.
The Owls were led by Ty Stone with 11, Lukas Neely had nine, Rhett Torbett five and Elijah Beason rounded out the scoring with four points. Springdale hit eight of their 15 free throw attempts while the Eagles hit three of 12.
The official scorer during the tournament was Carl Brock and Ken Wilson kept the clock. Host school HY Livesay thanks all that volunteered to help during the 2011 5th and 6th grade middle school tournament.