Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys advance to championship game

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The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team is headed to the championship game of the Grandview Christian tournament.

In the second round, Bishop Seabury recorded a 55-50 victory over Sunrise Christian Academy Friday night. The Seahawks led 25-23 at the intermission before hanging on down the stretch in a battle for a trip to the title game.

With the win, the Seahawks (No. 3 in Class 2A) improve to 5-0 to start the season. Bishop Seabury will take on Grandview Christian at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Baldwin girls 53, Spring Hill 41

Behind a balanced attack, the Baldwin girls basketball team earned a 53-41 win Friday night.

The Bulldogs (4-1) had four players score in double figures. Macey Frost and Anna Burnett each scored 13 points to lead the way. Kayla Kurtz finished with 11 points, while Kate Ogle registered 10 points.

Baldwin scored at least 12 points in each of the four quarters during the double-digit win.

Baldwin plays host to Tonganoxie Tuesday.

Baldwin (53)

Kayla Kurtz 11, Josie Boyle 2, Anna Burnett 13, Lindsey Toot 2, Kate Ogle 10, Macey Frost 13, Rian Gere 2.

Spring Hill (41)

Kaylen Dawson 8, Alayney Steging 7, Lauren Delker 9, Bella Todd 6, Katelyn Frark 11.

Eudora girls 54, Tonganoxie 12

Strong defense lifted Eudora’s girls basketball team to a 54-12 victory over Tonganoxie Thursday night.

The Cardinals held the opposition scoreless in the opening period and the final quarter en route to a convincing win between two area schools. Riley Hiebert led EHS with 16 points, including 8 in the second quarter alone.

Eudora (4-1) will face Louisburg on Jan. 4, while Tonganoxie (1-3) is slated to travel to Baldwin at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Eudora (54)

Erpelding 2, Reagan Hiebert 2, Riley Hiebert 16, Rader 5, Pierce 1, Schreiner 10, Durr 8, Watson 3, Poscua 2, Martin 3, Roether 2.

Tonganoxie (12)

Barnes 4, Seba 2, Khan 3, Martinez 1, Gray 2.

Eudora boys 42, Tonganoxie 21

The Eudora boys basketball team doubled up Tonganoxie Thursday night in a 42-21 win.

After a 9-point first quarter, the Cardinals posted three consecutive double-digit periods in the win over the Chieftains. Over the course of the game, though, EHS held THS to under 8 points in each of the four quarters.

Eudora (2-2) will return to action on Jan. 4 against Louisburg, while Tonganoxie (2-2) will take on Baldwin Tuesday.


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