Fillmore Tournament

The Fillmore men`s basketball tournament took place this weekend. The Flashes ended up taking home 4th place. Fillmore played the first game of the tournament against Santa Ynez. The first half of the game was a defensive battle as both teams were tied 21-21 with 1 minute left before halftime. It appeared that both teams would go into the locker room tied at half, but Santa Ynez made a shot in the closing minute to take a 23-21 lead. Fillmore came into the third quarter looking recharged as they took the lead 35-30 going into the final quarter of play. However Santa Ynez made the plays that mattered most in the 4th quarter en route to a 52-47 victory over the Flashes.

In the second game of the tournament the Flashes battled the C.I Raiders. Fillmore came out aggressive as they lead 22-7 at the end of the first quarter. The Flashes kept coming as they built a 22 point lead in the second quarter, and took a 38-20 halftime lead. Fillmore never looked back as they trounced C.I for their first win in the tournament.

In the third and final game of the tournament Fillmore took on Rosemond. Despite a slow start from the Flashes, they still found themselves tied with Rosemond at 13-13 at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter Rosemond started to assert themselves. Fillmore found themselves down by 5 at halftime with the score 29-24 in favor of Rosemond. Fillmore couldn't get anything going in the third quarter, scoring only 7 points. Rosemond found themselves up by 17 at the end of the third quarter, and they kept pouring it on as they went on to beat the Flashes 65-41. Fillmore got 4th place in the tournament.

Fillmore next game is against Camarillo on Wednesday the 18th at Fillmore high school. GOOD LUCK AND GO FLASHES!