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Area high school basketball roundup: Baldwin boys win tourney title

December 10, 2011

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Boys

Baldwin 40, Iola 35

Louisburg — Baldwin High kept its undefeated season alive and won its first tournament Friday night.

The Bulldogs (4-0) beat Iola in the championship game of the Bulldog/Wildcat Classic. The Bulldogs led the Mustangs during the final 14 minutes and held the Mustangs to two points in the final 3:51.

“It’s always nice to get a tournament championship,” BHS coach Dustin Leochner said. “We talked at the beginning of the week to use this week as a dress rehearsal for postseason play. We played hard tonight, and we executed tonight. These guys are really happy, and I’m giving them the day off tomorrow.”

Chad Berg led Baldwin with 14 points.

Baldwin will play Tuesday at Paola.

West Franklin 45, Oskaloosa 27

Oskaloosa — Oakaloosa managed just one field goal in the first quarter and four in the first half of a lopsided loss.

Wellsville 53, Valley Falls 41

Oskaloosa — Wellsville put away a close game by holding Valley Falls without a field goal in a fourth quarter that WHS won, 19-5.

Girls

Sabetha 56, Perry-Lecompton 16

Sabetha — Natasha led Perry-Lecompton with five points Friday night in a high school girls basketball loss to Sabetha.

Oskaloosa 50, West Franklin 34

Oskaloosa — Oskie limited West Franklin to single-digit scoring in three quarters.

Valley Falls 46, Wellsville 33

Oskaloosa — Wellsville scored just six points in the first half.

Burlington 46, Baldwin 30

Louisburg — A pair of long scoring droughts in the second half doomed Baldwin (2-2) in the title game of the Bulldog/Wildcat Classic.

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