Archive for Sunday, January 7, 2001

Local Sports Briefs

January 7, 2001


Baker men win

Marshall, Mo. Lawrence High product Nick Wood scored a team-high 12 points to pace Baker University to a 51-49 men's basketball victory at Missouri Valley College on Saturday. Aaron Schwerman added 10 points for the Wildcats.

BU women fall

Marshall, Mo. Missouri Valley College overcame a game-high 16 points from Baker University's Triece Baker for a 63-57 women's basketball victory Saturday. BU's Cory Shoaf scored 13 points and was 3-of-6 from three-point range.

Lions' Legler tops among city swimmers

Park Hill, Mo. Lawrence High swimmer Jonathan Legler had two top-five finishes Saturday at the Park Hill (Mo.) and Park Hill South Invitational.

Legler finished fourth in the 200 freestyle in 1:55.56 and was fifth in the 500 freestyle in 5:17.64. David Adams finished 12th in the 500 freestyle to lead Free State. The Lions finished ninth in the 19-team field and the Firebirds tied for 18th. Results on page 11C.

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