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Area basketball roundup: Tongie boys, girls beat Anderson County

December 20, 2013

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Boys

Tonganoxie 56, Anderson County 28

Tonganoxie — A dominant second quarter powered the Tonganoxie High boys to their first win of the season, as they closed out 2013 with a drubbing of Anderson County on Thursday.

The teams were tied at 6-6 after the opening period, but THS (1-2) scored the first 20 points of the second to take control. The Chieftains led by 21 at the break, 30-9, and the Bulldogs (0-3) never mounted a serious comeback attempt in the second half.

The Chieftains won’t be back on the court until a Jan. 7 visit from Bishop Ward.

Anderson County 6 3 12 7 — 28

Tonganoxie 6 24 15 11 — 56

Anderson County: Woodard 5, Ratliff 3, Hilliard 2, Comfort 6, Rundle 2, Walter 10.

Tonganoxie: Brady Swedo 5, Jared Sommers 10, Greg Deveau 6, Eric Tate 8, Ben Johnson 3, Tyler Ford 8, Jack Dale 16.


Girls

Tonganoxie 46, Anderson County 24

Tonganoxie — Tonganoxie allowed just 10 first-half points and cruised to its first victory of 2013-14.

The Chieftains (1-2) scored the game’s first six points and kept the Bulldogs (0-3) scoreless for more than four minutes.

Anderson County 4 6 10 4 — 24

Tonganoxie 13 14 7 12 — 46

Anderson County: Rockers 3, Porter 3, Ratliff 2, McCullough 6, Jirak 4, Scheckel 2, Kueser 2, Sutton 2.

Tonganoxie: Cheyenne Ford 4, Kaitlin Hall 2, Emily Soetaert 13, Tressa Walker 5, Katelyn Waldeier 13, Sarah Ahart 4, Kara Banks 5.

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