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Williamstown hosts All ‘A’ Classic

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Williamstown High School served as host for the 8th Region All “A” Classic with seven teams competing for the title of district champion over a series of four nights.

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Owen County knocked Gallatin County out of the running on Jan. 15, the first night of the tournament and went on to win the championship game against Walton-Verona on Jan. 19.

The Williamstown Demons faced Carroll County on Jan. 11 in one of the closest games of their season, trailing the Panthers by only three points at the half. Both teams were determined to move on to the second round of the district tournament.

After the half, the Demons began to lose some of their momentum while Carroll County capitalized on their brief weakness to rack up their points while simultaneously running down the clock.

By the end of the third quarter, the Demons trailed by six points. Carroll County dominated in the final quarter and widened the point gap to win the game with a final score of 33-47.

Knocked out in the first round, the Demons were no longer in the running for the district title but the remaining teams continued to battle for the win.

Walton-Verona narrowly beat Trimble County on Jan. 16 to move on to the semi-finals where they would face and beat Carroll County. Owen County played Eminence in the semi-final round of the tournament and knocked them out by an easy 15 points.

In the final game of the tournament, Owen County faced Walton-Verona on Jan. 19 and secured an early lead that led to their winning of the district title. The game’s final score was 69-47.
Although Williamstown was disappointed in their performance at districts, they are looking forward to upcoming games where they hope to add another win to their season record. The Demons will face Trimble County at home on Jan. 24 and will travel to Henry County on Jan. 25. Both games will begin at 7:30 p.m.