Archive for Wednesday, February 27, 1991


February 27, 1991


— Ken Diskin was well aware his Tonganoxie High basketball team had faced, and beaten, Basehor-Linwood on two occasions.

"I'm sure there was pressure on them since they'd beaten (Basehor) twice before," Diskin said.

Pressure or no, the Chieftains again tripped the Bobcats, 64-50, in a Class 4A sub-state quarterfinal Tuesday night at the Tongie gym.

The Chieftains jumped to a 15-6 first-quarter lead, which they extended to 34-21 at halftime. Tongie, though, was outscored 13-7 in the third quarter.

"We had a kind of slow third quarter and then picked it up again in the fourth quarter," Diskin said.

The Chieftains, now 16-5, will face Baldwin in Thursday night's sub-state semifinal. The Bulldogs, now 12-9, advanced with a 66-54 win over Perry-Lecompton on Monday night.

Tonganoxie 64, Basehor-Linwood 50


FJ Tonganoxie


Basehor-Linwood: Jones 8, Anderson 5, McMillen 15, Klamm 4, Oliver 14, Grabill 4.

Tonganoxie: Magner 18, Knipp 5, Lewis 2, Calovich 12, O'Brien 6, West 4, Dale 17.

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