GORE – The Vian Wolverines won the consolation bracket Saturday afternoon at the 2023 Gore Tournament.
The game was tight after the first quarter with Salina trailing by just 3 points after eight minutes.
Vian opened it up bit before the break topping the Wildcats by 7 in the second quarter to take a 10 point lead at halftime by a score of 33-23.
Yonsi Grass netted 12 points in the opening half and Masyn Wright tacked on 9 points.
After an even third period with each team scoring 10 points in the third, the Wolverines put an exclamation point on the game by besting Salina 17-10 in the final period to take the consolation title 60-45.
Grass was the game’s top scorer with 21 points, followed by Wright with 17 and Trace Sanders with 12.
The Wildcats were led by Micah Richards with 18 points followed by Conner Johnson with 12 points.