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City basketball capsules

January 11, 2005

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Olathe East boys at Free State

The Firebirds finally play their home opener at 7 tonight -- weather permitting -- after playing their first six games on the road. ... Free State (5-1 overall, 2-1 Sunflower League) has won three straight. ... FSHS won, 67-48, in its last outing Friday at Shawnee Mission South. Brady Morningstar led Free State with 15 points in that game. ... Olathe East (4-3, 1-1) defeated Shawnee Mission West, 61-49, Friday at home. O-East sank seven three-pointers in that game, including two by Blake Bales, who scored a team-high 15 points. ... FSHS won last year's meeting, 75-65, at O-East.

SM Northwest boys at Lawrence High

LHS (4-2, 1-1) opened the second semester with a 67-61 victory Friday at Leavenworth. Brennan Bechard led the Lions with 16 points and 11 rebounds in that game. ... Tipoff is scheduled for 7 tonight. ... SM Northwest won last year's game, 69-65, in overtime at LHS.

Seabury Academy boys at McLouth

The Seahawks (1-6) have dropped five in a row, the last two by a total of seven points. ... McLouth won last year's game, 59-28, at Seabury. ... The Bulldogs were 0-5 entering Monday night's makeup game with Oskaloosa. ... Tipoff is 7:30 p.m.

Veritas boys at Eagle Heights Christian

Veritas (5-1) has won five in a row. ... The Eagles had both their games postponed last week, one by weather and another by a scheduling conflict. ... Eagle Heights won last year's game, 70-56, in Kansas City, Mo. ... Tipoff is scheduled for 6 tonight.

Olathe East girls at Free State

The Firebirds (2-4, 0-2 Sunflower League) have lost three in a row. ... Olathe East defeated FSHS twice last season, including a 49-41 setback in the Class 6A sub-state. ... The Firebirds are coming off a 47-34 loss Thursday at Shawnee Mission South. ... Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today. ... O-East, ranked fifth in Class 6A, outscored Shawnee Mission West 12-3 in the first quarter Friday and rolled to a 48-36 victory. Morgan Boyd led East (4-1, 2-0) with 14 points.

SM Northwest girls at Lawrence High

LHS (3-2, 1-1 Sunflower League) had its three-game winning streak snapped Friday in a 46-36 loss at Leavenworth. ... Megan Klingler had 21 points and 10 rebounds for LHS, but the Lions had 19 turnovers and made just 12 of 22 free-throw attempts. ... LHS won last year's game, 64-55, at SMNW. ... Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today. ... Third-ranked SMNW (6-0, 4-0) drilled Olathe North, 79-34, on Friday.

Seabury girls at McLouth

Seabury (3-3) suffered a 39-14 loss Friday at Flint Hills. Lane Frizell scored 12 of the Seahawks' 14 points. ... McLouth defeated Seabury, 47-15, last year in Lawrence. ... McLouth was 0-5 entering Monday night's makeup game against Oskaloosa.

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