Area basketball roundup: Perry-Lecompton captures league title with win over Sabetha
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The Perry-Lecompton boys basketball team captured a share of the Big 7 league title Tuesday night with a 46-44 win over Sabetha.
Sabetha claimed a 10-8 lead after the first quarter before the Kaws stormed back with a 21-point effort in the second quarter. Blake Farmer and Colton Mallonee each led PLHS with 12 points in the win.
Parker Stone 9, Conner Morgison 9, Colton Mallonee 12, Cole Logan 2, Connor Anderson 2, Blake Farmer 12.
Grandview Christian 72, Bishop Seabury 57
Bishop Seabury dropped a 72-57 decision to Grandview Christian Tuesday night.
Chris Green and Stavian Jones each had 13 points to lead the way for the Seahawks. Zach Bloch, who hit a game-winner over Veritas last Friday, finished with 12 points. Luke Hornberger tallied 9 points to go along with 17 rebounds.
Miles Branch missed the game with a bruised hip, but is expected to be back for Thursday’s game against Cornerstone.
“Not disappointed that we lost, but definitely disappointed in the way we lost,” Bishop Seabury coach Jonathan Raney said. “Grandview Christian is a very deep, talented and well-coached team, but we gave up way too many points in transition, we let them outcompete us on the glass and we were way too soft with the ball.”
Bishop Seabury (57)
Stavian Jones 13, Joao Carlos Ramirez 8, Sam Bayliss 2, Zach Bloch 12, Chris Green 13, Luke Hornberger 9.
Veritas 81, Cair Paravel 74
The Veritas boys basketball team took down Cair Paravel for an 81-74 win Tuesday night.
Veritas actually trailed by a 19-17 margin after the first quarter before scoring at least 20 points over the next three periods to secure the victory. The Eagles were once again led by the senior tandem of Trey Huslig and Tucker Flory. Huslig scored 31 points on 10-of-17 shooting, while Flory finished with 26 points.
Veritas will play host to the Omaha Roadrunners at 7 p.m. Friday.
Trey Huslig 31, Reed Wilson 3, Jackson Rau 2, Will Rau 4, Will Bartkoski 2, Tucker Flory 26.
Bishop Ward 47, Tonganoxie 35
Tonganoxie’s boys basketball team never recovered from a double-digit deficit in the first quarter in an eventual 47-35 defeat.
The Chieftains got in a 15-5 hole in the first quarter, which proved to be too much to overcome. THS scored 14 points in the second quarter, but Bishop Ward put things away with 22 points over the final two periods.
Baldwin 59, Wellsville 37
A balanced effort on offense carried the Baldwin girls basketball team to a 59-37 win over Wellsville.
Macey Frost led the Bulldogs with 13 points on four made triples. Frost was one of three Baldwin players to net double figures, as Anna Burnett registered 11 points and Kayla Kurtz tallied 10. Kate Ogle also notched nine points for BHS.
Baldwin travels to Ottawa Friday.
Kayla Kurtz 10, Josie Boyle 5, Anna Burnett 11, Lindsey Toot 7, Kate Ogle 9, Jenna Harvey 2, Macey Frost 13, Nikki Morgan 2.
Eudora 49, Louisburg 39
Riley Hiebert scored 25 points to lift Eudora’s girls basketball team to a 49-39 win.
In the win, Hiebert made seven attempts from the floor and connected on 11-of-13 attempts from the free-throw line. Harper Schreiner and Reagan Hiebert each tallied 11 points to join her in double figures.
Eudora travels Friday to Spring Hill.
Reagan Hiebert 11, Riley Hiebert 25, Jayla Pierce 1, Harper Schreiner 11 , Emily Watson 1.
Sabetha 40, Perry-Lecompton 25
A 1-point second quarter doomed Perry-Lecompton’s girls basketball team in a 40-25 loss to Sabetha.
The Kaws were trailing by a 13-10 margin after one quarter before not hitting a single basket in the second period. Jenna Keller led the Kaws with 12 points in the loss, knocking down 2 3-pointers.
Blaise Ball 6, Graci Folks 1, Jenna Keller 12, Campbell Keller 2, Katy Hurd 2.