The 8th grade girls played Monday, September 25th against Sullivan at 5 in the Jim Perry gym. The girls had to win this game to get into the tourney. The teams in this tournament were New Haven, Sullivan, St. James, Pacific, Union, Owensville, Hermann, St. Clair, and Washington. The girls beat Sullivan 43-14. The leading scorers of the game were Peyton Sumpter with 15 points and Jessica Underwood with 11.
Then the team played St. James on Tuesday, September 26th . They won 42-40 in a close game. Mackenzie Wilson exploded in the 4th quarter for 10 points and 18 total in the game. She also hit a buzzer beater to give the Shamrocks the lead going into the fourth quarter. Mackenzie lead in scoring along with Peyton Sumpter and Jessica Underwood who both scored 8 points.
On Thursday, September 28th, the girls ended up winning the tournament in a nail biter against Owensville. They won with a score of 47-40. Congratulations to the Shamrocks!