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Area basketball roundup: Baldwin boys earn shot to defend tournament title

January 25, 2014

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Boys

Baldwin 72, Bonner Springs 60

Baldwin City — The Baldwin High School boys advanced past Bonner Springs on Friday to earn a chance to defend their Baldwin Invitational Tournament title.

Baldwin went on a 14-3 run in a six-minute stretch in the first and second quarters to separate from the Braves. Bonner Springs attempted to get back in the game with four three-pointers in the third quarter, but Baldwin answered with transition baskets and easy scores in half-court offense.

Baldwin built a 70-50 lead in the final period as the Bulldogs continued to find good shots while the Braves cooled from outside.

Baldwin will play Augusta in today’s tournament’s championship game. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.

Baldwin 15 20 18 19 — 72

Bonner Springs 11 11 17 21 — 60

Baldwin: Cornell Brown 14, Michael Burton 14, Luke Fursman 13, Chad Berg 9, Tim Craig 8, Quinn Twombly 8, Jackson Barth 6.

Bonner Springs: A. McGee 16, D. McGee 12, B. Dotson 8, Z. Dotson 6, Roark 5, Dooley 4, Jackson 3, Freese 2, Byers 2, Adams 2.

Anderson County 64, Perry-Lecompton 62

Baldwin City — Spencer Walter lifted Anderson County to victory with a 30-point effort in the second round of the Baldwin Invitational.

Anderson Co. 17 14 12 21 — 64

P-L 11 12 13 24 — 62

Anderson County: Walter 30, Hillard 7, Skiles 6, Woodland 4, Ratliff 4, Small 3, Rundle 3, Nelson 3, Lickteig 2.

Perry Lecompton: Surface 16, Johanning 15, Scrimsher 9, Hemelrick 7, Morgison 7, Eddy 6, Besler 2.

Augusta 58, Wellsville 55

Baldwin City — Cole Silsby and Shamus Kearney scored 20 points apiece, but Wellsville lost on a last-second three-pointer. Wellsville will take on Bonner Springs at 4 p.m. today in the fifth-place game of the Baldwin Invitational.

Augusta 6 21 21 10 — 58

Wellsville 10 17 19 9 — 55

Augusta: Hurst 14, Steinkamp 13, Finch 10, Brandenburg 9, Smith 5, Carter 5, McEachern 2.

Wellsville: Silsby 20, Kearney 20, Mann 11, Klamm 4.

De Soto 48, Blue Valley SW 43

Tonganoxie — Dalton and Quinton Verhulst combined to score 39 of De Soto’s 48 points as the Wildcats defeated Blue Valley Southwest. DeSoto will face Eudora at 6 tonight in the Tonganoxie Invitational title game.

De Soto 8 10 14 16 — 48

BVSW 2 14 8 19 — 43

De Soto: D. Verhulst 23, Q. Verhulst 16, Stenzel 3, Williams 2, Johnson 2, Taulbee 2.

Blue Valley Southwest: Lester 15, Wilkinson 10, Steffy 7, Andersen 5, D. Morgan 4, Bostwick 2.

Eudora 56, Tonganoxie 46

Tonganoxie — Tonganoxie (4-5) trailed by 15 at halftime and never got within single digits after the break. The Chieftains play Atchison at noon today in the fifth-place game of the Tonganoxie Invitational. Eudora take son De Soto in the title game at 6 tonight.

Eudora 14 14 16 12 — 56

Tongie 7 6 17 16 — 46

Eudora: M. Ballock 19, A. Ballock 16, Downing 14, Elston 3, Shockley 2, Straub 2.

Tonganoxie: Dale 17, Ford 11, Hecht 7, Drizzle 5, Johnson 4, Sommers 1.


Girls

Baldwin 79, Osawatomie 17

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