Tigers beat Mountain View, take 6th place in tourney

Friday, January 3, 2020

The Green Forest Tigers picked up their third victory of the season on Friday, defeating Mountain View 42-40 in the second round of the Holiday Hoops tournament at Bobcat Arena.

Senior Micah Hutchinson made three of the Tigers’ six three-pointers and scored 13 points for Green Forest, which also got 13 points from junior Adrian Serna.

Green Forest shot 34 percent overall from the floor but made six of 15 shots (40 percent) from three-point range.

Coby Rincon had nine rebounds and Hutchison added eight for Green Forest, which led 16-12 at halftime and 25-18 after three quarters before holding off Mountain View down the stretch.

Green Forest opened the tournament with a 74-30 loss to Dumas on Thursday. Serna had nine points in that game.

After beating Mountain View, the Tigers lost to Danville 59-40 on Saturday to finish sixth in the eight-team tournament. Senior Daniel McDonald led Green Forest (3-12) with 12 points and six rebounds.

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