Archive for Friday, February 6, 2004

City basketball capsules

February 6, 2004


Shawnee Mission South at Lawrence High boys

Tipoff: 7 tonight.

Notes: Depending on today's weather conditions, Lawrence will return from nearly a two-week break to face Shawnee Mission South in a Sunflower League contest. ... The Lions haven't played since a 79-73 loss Jan. 24 to Free State in the Topeka Invitational Tournament. ... Lawrence comes into tonight's game with a 3-9 record, including a 1-3 Sunflower League mark. Shawnee Mission South is 8-5 and 2-2. ... Lawrence's leading scorer is senior Taylor Parker, averaging 12.1 points per game. ... Lawrence is just 14 shots away from setting the Kansas high school record for three-point attempts in a season.

Next for Lawrence: Saturday vs. Free State

Free State boys at Shawnee Mission North

Tipoff: 7 p.m.

Notes: The Firebirds are looking to bounce back from a 20-point loss Tuesday to Olathe South, the top-ranked team in Class 6A. ... Free State will play SM North, a team that has lost two of three after starting the season 8-2. ... The Indians (9-4 overall, 3-1 Sunflower League) haven't played since losing Jan. 28 to Overland Park Aquinas, 65-62. ... Free State (7-4, 3-1) was led Tuesday by Brady Morningstar, who scored 19 points, 11 in the first half. ... Senior Dain Dillingham is the team's leading scorer, pouring in 17.0 points a game. ... Free State beat SM North 80-63 last season in Lawrence.

Next for Free State: Saturday at Lawrence High.

Seabury Academy boys at Flint Hills

Tipoff: 6:30 p.m.

Notes: The Seahawks are rolling, winners of three straight after stumbling to an 0-8 start. ... Sophomore Adam Davis has been the leader, averaging 18.3 points per game during the streak at point guard. ... Seabury has beaten Heritage Christian, Kansas School for the Deaf, and tonight's opponent, Flint Hills, during their winning streak. ... Seabury played Flint Hills Friday, winning 35-28.

Next for Seabury: Tuesday against Saint Marys Academy.

Shawnee Mission South at Lawrence High girls

Tipoff: 5:30 p.m.

Notes: The Lions last played Saturday at the Firebird Winter Classic, beating Free State 48-29. ... Lawrence went 2-1 in the tournament, improving its record to 6-5 this season. ... Four of the five setbacks have been outside of league play, keeping LHS in the running for the Sunflower League title. ... SM South has struggled this year, coming into tonight's game with an 0-13 record, including an 0-4 mark in league play. ... The Raiders last played Monday, losing 51-46 to K.C. Washington. ... Lawrence beat Washington 61-34 earlier this season.

Next for Lawrence: Saturday vs. Free State.

Free State girls at Shawnee Mission North

Tipoff: 5:30 p.m.

Notes: This game originally was scheduled for Thursday, but postponed because of snow. ... Free State returns to Sunflower League action after four non-league games, including a 1-2 record at the Firebird Winter Classic at Free State. ... Both FSHS and SM North are 1-3 in Sunflower League play. ... Free State's leading scorer is junior Jamie Stanclift, who's averaging 9.6 points per game. ... Senior Jenny Gwaltney averages 8.4 points per game.

Next for Free State: Saturday at Lawrence High.

Seabury Academy girls at Flint Hills

Tipoff: 5 p.m.

Notes: The Seahawks return from a week-long hiatus to play Flint Hills. ... Seabury's last game was against Flint Hills, a 26-17 loss. ... The setback dropped the Seahawks to 0-9 this season. ... Seabury's next three games, including tonight's matchup, are on the road.

Next for Seabury: Friday at Midway-Denton.

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