Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls win Wellsville tournament
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The Baldwin girls basketball team won three games in as many days to secure a championship in the Wellsville tournament.
In the championship game, Baldwin record a 47-46 victory over Nemaha Central Saturday afternoon. It marked the only time the Bulldogs did not win a game by double digits this weekend during the eight-team tournament.
BHS claimed a 71-51 win over Wellsville in the semifinals, and notched a 73-40 victory over Anderson County. Kate Ogle, Kayla Kurtz, Macey Fost, Anna Burnett and Josie Boyle all registered double-digit scoring efforts in the tournament.
Baldwin (11-1) travels to Eudora at 6 p.m. Friday.
Veritas 78, Washington County Home School 46
Veritas got back in the win column with a 78-46 victory over Washington County Home School Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles jumped out to an 18-17 lead, scoring 27 points in the second period to break the game open. They then poured in 22 points in the third quarter to remove any doubt about the outcome of the contest.
Trey Huslig scored a game-high 31 points in the win, shooting 11 for 24 from the floor. Tucker Flory dropped 26 points on a 10-of-15 shooting effort. As a team, the Eagles went 29 for 65 from the floor.
Trey Huslig 11-24 31; Reed Wilson 0-1 0; Jackson Rau 2-7 6; Will Rau 0-5 0; Will Eagleman 0-1 0; Scott Weinhold 2-8 5; Ethan Bernet 1-1 2; Tucker Flory 10-15 26; Brennan Clements 3-3 8.
Bishop Seabury 67, Kansas City East Christian 57
The Seahawks rolled to a 67-57 victory over Kansas City East Christian Friday night.
Zach Bloch led Bishop Seabury with 23 points, making a number of plays down the stretch to secure a win. Chris Green controlled the tempo for much of the night, attacking the basket to finish with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Bishop Seabury travels to Maur Hill Monday.
Bishop Seabury (67)
Stavian Jones 4; Joao Carlos Ramirez 9; Sam Bayliss 6; Zach Bloch 23; Chris Green 18; Luke Hornberger 7.
Jefferson West 38, Tonganoxie girls 28
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team suffered a 38-28 home loss to Jefferson West Friday night.