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High School Sports

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls knock out Perry

March 2, 2011

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— Once shots began falling in the second half, Baldwin High’s girls basketball team rolled to a 50-22 sub-state victory over Perry-Lecompton on Tuesday night.

The Bulldogs outscored the Perry-Lecompton, 35-7, in the second half. They beat the Kaws to advance to Friday’s Class 4A sub-state semifinal. Baldwin sank five three-pointers in the second half. Myranda Behrens hit two, while three other Bulldogs made one each.

BHS will play Topeka-Hayden at 6 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill.

Sumner Academy 50, Tonganoxie 40

Kansas City, Kan. — Clusters of turnovers early in the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team’s Tuesday sub-state game at Sumner Academy foreshadowed what was to come in a season-ending loss.

The Sabres forced turnovers on the Chieftains’ first five possessions to jump out to an early eight-point lead.

In the fourth quarter, just when it appeared THS (9-12) might be poised for one final push, turnovers again led to Sumner layups and the Sabres stretched a six-point advantage to 15 with an 11-2 run that sent them to a Class 4A sub-state semifinal.

Eudora 46, Spring Hill 41

Spring Hill — Eudora scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to claim the victory.

Oskaloosa 45, Wathena 23

Oskaloosa — Oskaloosa sprinted out to 19 points in the first quarter.

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