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Veritas girls lose in second-half collapse at Topeka Cornerstone

January 16, 2013

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Girls

Topeka Cornerstone 59, Veritas 24

Topeka — Veritas Christian went scoreless in the fourth quarter and was limited to five points in the second half of a high school girls basketball loss to Topeka Cornerstone on Tuesday.

Cornerstone shot 54 percent from the field.

“We didn’t have an answer for anything they did tonight,” Veritas coach Kevin Shelton said. “They started out hot and just continued that way.”

Tori Huslig scored eight points to lead Veritas. Naomi Hickman had seven points and four rebounds, and Kristen Finger had five rebounds.

Veritas (6-6) will play Thursday at Hyman Brand in Overland Park.

Boys

Veritas 39, Topeka Cornerstone 23

Topeka — Veritas’ Andrew Currier scored 16 points and Caleb Holland had six points and 13 rebounds in a victory on Tuesday at Topeka Cornerstone.

Eagles coach Gary Hammer credited his team’s defense on a night when both teams’ offenses struggled.

Veritas (10-2) will host Derby Homeschool on Saturday.

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