By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Lance Buhling saved his best effort for the second half Tuesday.
Buhlig scored 13 of his game-high 21 points after halftime to lead the Payson Seymour boys basketball team to a 64-51 win over Liberty at the Pittsfield Turkey Tournament.
Cody Hildebrand followed up his 41-point night Monday with 17 points for the Indians (2-0).
Cody Leapley led the Eagles (1-1) with 14 points, and Michael Mast added 11.
In other tournament action, Pleasant Plains outscored Hannibal outscored 43-11 in the first half, and despite a Hannibal rally, the Pirates fell 50-40.
Eric Hugenberg led Hannibal (0-1) with 11 points.
Clark County 60, Scotland County 41: Kyle Kovar scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Indians to a season-opening win.
Chase Bevans finished with 12 points, and Austin Egley added 10 for Clark County (1-0).
Jacob Blessing led Scotland County (0-1) with 10 points.
Palmyra 67, Bowling Green 57: Palmyra fell behind 14-6 after the first quarter but outscored its opponent 26-16 in the second en route to the victory. The Panthers fell behind 12-0 and 18-2 before rallying.
Brock Butler led the Panthers with 21 points and Trevor Meny added 12.
Van-Far 54, Mark Twain 49: The Indians held the Tigers to seven points in the third quarter to build a 13-point lead and later sealed the victory.
"We didn't move the ball very well that quarter, and it cost us," Mark Twain coach Chad Reading said.
Mark Twain's Garrett Jarman led all players with 23 points.
Canton 77, Atlanta 58: Gabe McKenzie had 17 points to lead a well-balanced attack as Canton pulled away from Atlanta.
David McReynolds added 16 points for the Tigers, and Brandon Berhorst chipped in 13.
Culver-Stockton 82, Benedictine-Springfield 56: The Wildcats used a strong rebounding game and bench to pull away for their fourth win in five tries.
James Johnson had 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead all scorers.
C-SC outrebounded Benedictine 44-26, creating 15 points on second chances. The Wildcat bench also outscored Benedictine 25-15.
Culver-Stockton 58, Stephens College 54: Brittni Brandwein and Louise Young each scored 10 points off the bench to help C-SC (3-2) pick up the road win.
The Wildcats shot 44 percent from the field in the second half.
Collinsville Quadrangular: QHS started off the season strong going 2-1 in its opening event.
The Blue Devils defeated Chatham Glenwood in their first match 48-26 and defeated Carbondale (51-16), before falling to Collinsville 38-35.
The Blue Devils were led by Dakota Downs, who picked up wins in each match at 170 pounds, including two pins.
Stephen Wallace (113), Matt Bilgri (145) and Parker Schutte (152) also picked up two wins each.