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2012 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Scoring Leaders

Posted Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 8:23 AM

Here are the final numbers on the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.

BLOOMFIELD CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT SCORING LEADERS
x-All-Tournament Team

player, schoolgmavg.
x-Brian Patterson, Doniphan 430.0
x-Jamie Massey, Holcomb423.8
x-Kevonte Mitchell, Kennett423.0
x-David Baker, Bernie322.7
Richard Forshee, Richland219.5
x-Maurion Newbill, Hayti418.0
Zach Tucker, Puxico317.7
Dusty Parsons, Van Buren217.5
Chase Young, Dexter217.0
Malik Perkins, Malden416.8
D.J. Dowdy, Dexter216.0
x-Michael Snider, Twin Rivers315.7
x-Seth Harris, South Pemiscot415.3
Cortez Dobbins, Malden414.8
Brad Potts, Dexter214.5
Tyler Griffin, Van Buren214.5
Gabe Bohnert, Saxony Lutheran314.0
Nick Daniels, Richland214.0
Eric Ray, Twin Rivers313.7
x-Antonio Primer, Kennett413.5
Jack Lake, Saxony Lutheran313.3
Dakota Mooney, Doniphan413.3
Dominique Walker, Portageville313.3
Romello McCoy, Malden413.0
x-Ryan Reeves, Holcomb413.0
Dion Foster, Portageville313.0
A.V. Banks, Portageville312.7
B.J. Jennings, Bernie412.3
x-Brett Ruch, Bloomfield412.3
x-Frankie Burden Jr., Hayti412.0
Caleb Baker, Bloomfield412.0
x-Antavies Drake, Kennett411.0
Dustin Bryars, East Prairie211.0
Damion Tipler, East Prairie211.0
Anton Wilbourn, South Pemiscot410.3
Logan Plunkett, Puxico310.0


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I thought Richland's Richard Forshee should have made the all-tournament team. He was a game changer.

Just my opinion on him. What are your thoughts?

-- Posted by Harpua on Wed, Jan 2, 2013, at 9:07 AM

Usually if their team is eliminated early, they don't get a whole lot of consideration from voters. But his 28-point game against Malden was impressive.

-- Posted by DARsports on Wed, Jan 2, 2013, at 9:29 AM

It would be nice if consideration was given to more than scoring. There were many players this year and years past who contribute defensively with steals, blocked shots, rebounds, ect. I don't want to take anything from those that made the all tournament team, they deserve it. It was an exciting tournament!

-- Posted by Sports Fan on Wed, Jan 2, 2013, at 10:52 AM

I think for the most part voters keep those tangibles in mind, Sports Fan. Primer for example on Kennett was on and off offensively through the four games but was a difference-maker defensively every night. Ruch on Bloomfield didn't put up big numbers offensively but was very consistent and likely got some added votes for his game-winner in the first round upset of Malden.

-- Posted by DARsports on Wed, Jan 2, 2013, at 11:47 AM

Doesn't make sense penalizing the individual player when they started against the number one ranked team. Richard Forshee also had rebounds and blocks. Just my opinion but seems like he was penalized because his team was ranked 16th.

-- Posted by rebelatheart on Wed, Jan 2, 2013, at 5:33 PM

Sounds like a bit of a controversy has developed regarding the all-tournament team. I'm sure glad I don't have to vote on this!

-- Posted by Dustin Ward on Thu, Jan 3, 2013, at 1:31 AM

The fact is there are more teams in the tournament than players on the all-tournament team. There will always be good, deserving players left off. That's life. It's not always fair. Nobody is being "penalized." There just isn't room for every good player, and team success does make a difference. Again, that's reality. It is what it is. We hear this all the time in sports when the NCAA Tournament rolls around and a team doesn't get an at-large bid (remember Missouri State with an RPI of 21?). There are always complaints about who didn't make the MLB all-star team. It's just the way it is. Players and teams worthy of recognition are always left out. But, to put somebody else on you've got to take another off. Can't be fair to both.

-- Posted by double43 on Thu, Jan 3, 2013, at 6:41 AM


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Rob Tate has been with the Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff, Mo. since August 2008 and is currently the assistant sports editor. Rob was born and raised in Clawson, Mich., just 14 miles north of Detroit and is an avid Tigers, Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and University of Michigan fan. He has also adopted the Rams and Mizzou to his favorites since moving to Missouri. He is a 2008 graduate of Oakland (Mich.) University where he received his bachelor of arts in journalism. Rob and his wife Sara live in Poplar Bluff.