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Veritas drops twinbill

December 11, 2013

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— Chad Stieben scored 16 points, and Mark Weinhold added 10, but Veritas Christian suffered a 67-45 high school boys basketball loss to Topeka Cair Paravel on Tuesday night.

Micah Edmondson contributed nine points for the Eagles.

“Our kids played hard,” Veritas coach Blake Mudd said, “and we just lost to a better team tonight.”

Veritas (2-3) will play Topeka Heritage at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Eudora Rec Center.

Veritas 7 16 15 7 — 45

Cair Paravel 15 15 19 18 — 67

Veritas scoring: Chad Stieben 16, Miles Dressler 6, Micah Edmondson 9, Mark Weinhold 10, Seth Hale 4.

Cair Paravel scoring: Hass 24, Anderson 10, Haiggins 17, Marsh 2, Nagus 5, Key 5, Nasseri 2, Stovall 2.

Cair Paravel girls 54, Veritas 32

Topeka — Veritas’ girls team fell behind by 14 points in the first quarter.

Alyssa Krestan scored 20 points to lead the Eagles.

“They hit us pretty hard right out of the gate, and turnovers were a big reason,” said Veritas coach Kevin Shelton, whose squad committed 33 turnovers. “We’re a very young team, and that showed. I really thought we settled down after that first quarter. We played much better in the second half.”

The Eagles (2-2) will play at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Shawnee Midland Adventist.

Veritas 5 10 8 9 — 32

Cair Paravel 19 9 14 13 — 54

Veritas scoring: Hannah Gloss 2, Ashley Boland 2, Macie Dressler 8, Alyssa Krestan 20.

Cair Paravel scoring: Peyton Williams 28, Kristian Guenthen 8, Amanda Hiebert 11, Kaitlin Coker 3, Gabby Kentch 2, Claudia Hickman 2.

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