GRANVILLE - Bolton had a hard time getting their offense going in a loss to Granville in the Dec. 28 semi-finals of the Granville American Legion Holiday Tournament held last week. Connor Hoagland scored 15 points to power Granville, the eventual tournament winner, in the crushing, uncharacteristic 50-14 loss.
But in the consolation game held Dec. 29, however, Bolton bounced back to defeat the talented Hadley Luzerne team 54-52, powered by a 25-point second quarter that turned around a slow 5-11 start. In this latter game, the Bolton Eagles, now 4-4, contained a late comeback effort by Hadley-Luzerne and won by a narrow margin.
Leading Hadley-Luzerne, which tallied nine three-point buckets, was Josh Densmore with a game-high 22 points.
Leading Bolton was Dom Pfau with 15 points, Billy Smith with 14, aided by Matt Smith with 8 points, Jordan with 7. Calzada and Markham contributed 4 points each, and Kneeshaw had 2. Pfau had a trio of three-pointers, and Billy Smith and Calzada had one apiece.