Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls take down Eudora in battle between ranked teams

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Baldwin’s girls basketball team recorded a 52-47 win over Eudora in a battle between two area teams Tuesday night.

The Bulldogs (No. 3 in Class 4A) pulled away with a 20-point third quarter, and were able to hold on when the Cardinals made a late push with a 21-point fourth period. Three players scored in double figures in the win for Baldwin. Kayla Kurtz led the way with 19 points, Macey Frost scored 14 and Anna Burnett registered 11.

Eudora (No. 9 in Class 4A) also had three players notch double-digit scoring outputs in the loss. Riley Hiebert paced the team with 18 points. Jayla Pierce and Reagan Hiebert finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Both teams will be in action Friday for the final game of the regular season. Eudora plays host to Piper, while Baldwin plays host to Bonner Springs.

Eudora (47)

Reagan Hiebert 10, Riley Hiebert 10, Jayla Pierce 11, Harper Schreiner 6, Emma Durr 2

Baldwin (52)

Kayla Kurtz 19, Josie Boyle 1, Anna Burnett 11, Kate Ogle 7, Macey Frost 14

Eudora boys 66, Baldwin 50

The Eudora boys basketball team took down Baldwin by a 66-50 margin in the second game of the area doubleheader

The Cardinals took a 20-14 lead after one quarter, stretching it to 41-33 by the intermission. EHS led by 14 by the end of the third quarter. Both teams will have one more game before the conclusion of the 2018-19 regular season.

Eudora plays host to Piper, while Baldwin plays host to Bonner Springs.

Perry-Lecompton girls 49, Osage City 22

Behind a 20-point third quarter, Perry-Lecompton’s girls basketball team cruised to a 49-22 win over Osage City

The Kaws led by just an 11-9 margin after one quarter, and then increased their lead to 20-11 by the intermission before breaking the game open in the third period. Graci Folks scored 16 points for PLHS, while Katy Hurd tallied 11 points.

Perry-Lecompton will now turn its attention to the postseason.

Perry-Lecompton (49)

Blaise Ball 8, Graci Folks 16, Allison Baker 2, Jenna Keller 5, Allison Nally 2, Samantha Worthington 2, Katy Hurd 11

Perry-Lecompton boys 40, Osage City 37

The Perry-Lecompton boys basketball team edged Osage City, 40-37, during the final game of the regular season.

Colton Mallonee was the lone player to reach double figures, scoring 14 points on seven baskets. The Kaws erased an early deficit with a 17-point outing in the second quarter to end the season on a 15-game win streak.

Perry-Lecompton was ranked No. 6 in Class 3A in the final poll by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association.

Tonganoxie boys 85, Atchison 60

It was a strong ending to the regular season for the Tonganoxie boys basketball team.

THS rolled to an 85-60 win over Atchison in the final game of the regular season, securing some good momentum heading into sub-state play next week. Dallas Bond led all scorers with 30 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

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