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Archive for Saturday, December 19, 2009

Veritas boys win, 53-44

Eagles girls suffer 48-28 setback

Veritas' Jordan Rebman (2) goes after a rebound against The Wichita Defenders' Tate Jackson during the first half of the game on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at the Eudora Community Learning Center.

Veritas' Jordan Rebman (2) goes after a rebound against The Wichita Defenders' Tate Jackson during the first half of the game on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at the Eudora Community Learning Center.

December 19, 2009

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— Ethan Kay scored 17 points, and Elijah Penny scored 16 as Veritas Christian School defeated the Wichita Defenders, 53-44, on Friday night in high school boys basketball.

The Eagles held off the Defenders in the fourth quarter by hitting all eight of their free throws.

“I was really proud of how we hit our free throws when they were making a run at us,” Veritas coach Gary Hammer said. “We played a good team.”

Veritas also had a 29-15 rebound advantage and committed just 10 turnovers.

Ethan Scott added eight points for Veritas, and Nate Scott and Thomas Bachert scored six apiece.

Veritas (2-3) will play Jan. 5 at home against Topeka Cornerstone.

Veritas 53, Wichita Defenders 44

Wichita Defenders 13 8 10 13 — 44

Veritas 7 18 11 17 — 53

Wichita Defenders — Jackson 12, Nightengale 4, Birdwell 5, Ingram 11, Sellin 2.

Veritas — Nate Scott 6, Ethan Scott 8, Thomas Bachert 6, Ethan Kay 17, Elijah Penny 16.

Veritas' Madison Bennett (11) battles for a rebound during the second half of the game against Wichita Defenders on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at the Eudora Community Learning Center.

Veritas' Madison Bennett (11) battles for a rebound during the second half of the game against Wichita Defenders on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at the Eudora Community Learning Center.

Wichita Defenders Girls 48, Veritas 28

Eudora — Madi Bennett and Kristen Finger led Veritas (1-4) with six points apiece.

The Eagles were outscored 20-5 in the fourth quarter.

Wichita Defenders 8 7 13 20 — 48

Veritas 4 6 13 5 — 28

Wichita Defenders — Stacie Hirghsta 4, Sarah Waalkes 2, Jessica Huddleston 4, Sarah Munds 25, Angie Waalkes 2, Kiana Crayton 9, Ashley Kennedy 4.

Veritas Christian — Caysi Gatts 1, Shereen Fattaahi 5, Madi Bennett 6, Joy Brooks 4, Brittany Rask 1, Kayli Farley 3, Ellen Phillips 2, Kristen Finger 6.

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