Purple and Gold Night kicks off hoops season


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com



Tyree Fletcher was one of three Lady Aviators to score in double digits a year ago.

Tyree Fletcher was one of three Lady Aviators to score in double digits a year ago.


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Willow Knight, who led the Aviators in scoring a year ago, will play her senior season this year.


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Michael Kreill is the Aviators top returning scorer and was tops in assists a year ago.


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Bryant Johnson will provide the Aviators with length and athleticism this season.


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VANDALIA — The Morton Middle School and Butler High School boys and girls basketball teams will kick off the hoops season with the first Purple and Gold Basketball game night on Friday, Nov. 17 beginning at 6 p.m.

Each team from seventh grade through varsity will be introduced and have a 10 minute scrimmage. The Butler Kickline will perform, there will be a three point and dunk contest, and other fun games.

The schedule is as follows:

6:00-6:05 7th grade girls warm-up and introductions

6:05-6:17 7th grade girls game

6:17-6:25 7th grade boys warm-up and introductions

6:25-6:37 7th grade boys game

6:37-6:45 8th grade girls warm-up and introductions

6:45-6:57 8th grade girls game

6:57-7:05 8th grade boys warm-up and introductions

7:05-7:17 8th grade boys game

7:17-7:27 Dunk contest

7:27-7:35 9th grade boys warm-up and introductions

7:35-7:50 9th grade boys game

7:50-8:00 JV girls warm-up and introductions

8:00-8:15 JV girls game

8:15-8:25 JV boys warm-up and introductions

8:25-8:40 JV boys game

8:40-8:45 Kickline Performance

8:45-8:50 Varsity girls warm-up and Introductions

8:50-9:10 Varsity girls game

9:10-9:20 3 point shoot-out

9:20- 9:30 Varsity boys warm-up and Introductions

9:30-9:50 Varsity boys game

Tyree Fletcher was one of three Lady Aviators to score in double digits a year ago.
http://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/11/web1_218-1.jpgTyree Fletcher was one of three Lady Aviators to score in double digits a year ago. File Photo

Willow Knight, who led the Aviators in scoring a year ago, will play her senior season this year.
http://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/11/web1_WillowKnight-1.jpgWillow Knight, who led the Aviators in scoring a year ago, will play her senior season this year. File Photo

Michael Kreill is the Aviators top returning scorer and was tops in assists a year ago.
http://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/11/web1_Kreill-1.jpgMichael Kreill is the Aviators top returning scorer and was tops in assists a year ago. File Photo

Bryant Johnson will provide the Aviators with length and athleticism this season.
http://www.vandaliadrummernews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/11/web1_Johnson-1.jpgBryant Johnson will provide the Aviators with length and athleticism this season. File Photo

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

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