Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury girls drop 34-32 decision

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Bishop Seabury’s girls basketball team suffered a narrow loss, 34-32, to Hyman Brand Thursday night.

Senior Lindsey Hornberger led the way with 14 points and eight rebounds. Hannah Motsinger and Ana Johnson each added five points. Sophie Chindamo scored four points for the Seahawks in the loss.

Bishop Seabury plays host to Christ Preparatory Academy at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Piper 69, Eudora 44

The ride by the Eudora girls basketball team ended in the championship game with a 69-44 loss to Piper Thursday night at Eudora High School.

EHS was held to just 16 points in the first half, while Piper poured in 18 points in the opening period and added 23 points in the second quarter. Riley Hiebert led the way for the Cardinals again, scoring a team-high 17 points on six baskets. Reagan Hiebert added 16 points to join her sister in double figures.

Eudora finished second in the tournament, claiming a 59-18 victory over Turner in the opening round and then notching a 62-38 win over Basehor-Linwood in the semifinals of the Eudora Cardinal Invitational.

Final tournament standings: 1. Piper; 2. Eudora; 3. Paola; 4. Basehor-Linwood; 5. Wellsville; 6. Bonner Springs; 7. KC East Christian; 8. Turner

Barstow 63, Veritas 39

The Veritas boys basketball team dropped a 63-39 decision to Barstow, which marked the team’s second loss in as many games in the Shawnee Mission East tournament.

Tucker Flory paced the Eagles with 16 points, while Trey Huslig added 14 points in the loss. No other player scored more than five points. Barstow jumped out to a 17-9 advantage in the first quarter, adding 18 more points in the second period before half.

Veritas did not score in double figures until the fourth quarter before recording 12 points in the final period.

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