By THE HERALD-WHIG
Chase Bevans wasted no time heating up Tuesday.
He made three 3-pointers in the first quarter to spark the third-seeded Clark County boys basketball team to a 54-41 win over No. 6 Bowling Green on Tuesday in the first round of the Tony Lenzini Touranment in Palmyra, Mo.
Bevans finished with 15 points, and teammate Kyle Kovar led all scorers with 18.
Trevor Meny finished with a game-high 19 points to lead second-seeded Palmyra to a 76-54 first-round win over seventh-seeded Mark Twain. Will Funkenbusch added 16 points for Palmyra, and Brock Butler and Jordan Nutt supplied 15 points and 10 points, respectively.
Mark Twain (6-6) was led by Garett Jarman, who finished with 17 points, while Logan Epperson added 13.
Southeastern 54, Illini West 46: Justin Hainline scored 20 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to spark the Suns (10-10) to a win. Brody Gronewold led Illini West (8-7) with 20.
North Shelby Tournament: Kason Spratt had 10 first-half points to lead top-seeded Marion County to a 56-23 first-round win over Palmyra's junior varsity team. Palmyra's JV team was held to just seven points in the first half as Marion County (8-3) built a 29-point lead. Spratt finished with 13 points. Clay Pollard also had 13 points for the Mustangs, and Logan Krigbaum added 11.
No. 5 North Shelby took a 40-11 halftime lead en route to a 53-30 win over No. 4 Scotland County. Alan Trenahaile led North Shelby's scoring with 13 points, and Michael Orr added 10 for the Raiders (7-7).
Western 50, Rushville-Industry 35: Izack Hively finished with a game-high 20 points to lead Western to a non-conference win on the road. The Wildcats took an early lead as Hively and Kyle Warning combined for 19 of the Wildcats' 31 first-half points. Warning finished with 12 points, and Jake Walch added 11.
West Hancock 64, Unity 61: Paxton Harmon finished with a season-high 37 points to lead West Hancock to a West Central Conference South Division win. Harmon scored 20 of his 37 points in the first half as the Titans built a four-point halftime lead.
Unity (11-9) was led by Alex Blickhan, who finished with 23 points.