MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls basketball takes down Fredericktown

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sam Brennan busted a game-high 25 points, 15 of which came from behind the arc, and also had three steals to lead the Notre Dame girls basketball team to a 54-41 win Monday over the host Blackcats.

Faith Essner contributed 11 points for Notre Dame (5-4), which maintained a 12-point advantage at the break. Allie Ziegler grabbed seven rebounds for the Bulldogs.

Callista Francis scored 15 points to pace Fredericktown (6-5).

Notre Dame2213118--54
Fredericktown158612--41

NOTRE DAME (54) -- Faith Essner 11, Megan Heisserer 6, Allie Ziegler 3, Allison Bray 2, Sam Brennan 25, Julia Williams 3, Lexi Welter 4. FG 15, FT 2-7, F 13 (3-pointers: Brennan 5, Essner, Williams. Fouled out: None.)

FREDERICKTOWN (41) -- Mattie Whitworth 2, Raylyn Dodd 12, Maddie Burrows 2, Brooklynn Hudson 10, Callista Francis 15. FG 16, FT 3-6, F 8 (3-pointers: Hudson 2. Fouled out: None.)

JV -- Notre Dame won

Oran 95, Scott City 15

The top-seeded and undefeated Eagles scored all the points they needed at the end of the first quarter in the lopsided quarterfinal rout of the eighth-seeded and winless Rams in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament at Delta.

Leah Cauble had another banner night with a game-high 38 points and also tallied five rebounds, four steals and four assists to lead Oran (12-0). Kaylee Payne recorded 19 points, eight rebounds, eight steals and six assists for the Eagles, who flew out to a 49-point lead at halftime.

Ginny Mott had six points to pace Scott City (0-10).

Oran advances to the semifinals to face fourth-seeded Chaffee at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Red Devils ousted fifth-seeded host Delta 46-35 in Monday's last quarterfinal of the evening.

Scott City2625--15
Oran28292315--95

SCOTT CITY (15) -- Ginny Mott 6, Faith Grant 2, Ashley Wilthong 2, Emma Wilhelm 2, Britne Parker 3. FG 6, FT 1-2, F 5 (3-pointers: Parker. Fouled out: None.)

ORAN (95) -- MacKenzie Graviett 6, Brianna Stause 9, Kaylee Payne 19, Madison Ramsey 9, Leah Cauble 38, Jessie Long 8, Claire Ramsey 6. FG 28, FT 3-5, F 6 (3-pointers: Cauble 5, M. Ramsey 3, Stause 3, C. Ramsey. Fouled out: None.)

Charleston 53, East Prairie 20

Connor Watkins scored a game-high 26 points, six more points individually than the entire seventh-seeded Eagles could put on the scoreboard, to lead the second-seeded Blue Jays to victory in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.

Ashonti Jones chipped in 14 points for Charleston (11-2), which flew out to a 31-4 lead at halftime and never allowed the Eagles to get close.

Jordan Harper and Grace Sutton each finished with seven points to pace East Prairie (0-8).

East Prairie22115--20
Charleston1219184--53

EAST PRAIRIE (20) -- Grace Sutton 7, Jordan Harper 7, Olivia Douglas 2, Demisha Brown 2, Chanie Moreland 2. FG 7, FT 3-10, F 12 (3-pointers: Sutton. Fouled out: None.)

CHARLESTON (53) -- Ashonti Jones 14, Shanderia Clark 6, Nicole Hart 4, Connor Watkins 26, Jermanjea Smith 1, Kershawnte Anderson 2. FG 18, FT 11-19, F 8 (3-pointers: Jones 2. Fouled out: None.)

Scott County Central 68, Kelly 45

Johneisha Daniel scored 17 points as the third-seeded Bravettes downed the sixth-seeded Hawks in the high-fouling quarterfinal affair of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.

Hailey Kesler bucketed 12 points for SCC (6-5), which stormed out to post a 30-point advantage at the break that proved to be the saving grace, as the Hawks tried to come back in the second half and managed to outscore the Bravettes by only seven points in their unsuccessful endeavor to erase the deficit.

Alyssa Tidwell had a game-high 19 points, while Marissa Jones added 11 points to lead Kelly (3-7).

SCC will take on second-seeded Charleston at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the second semifinal of the night.

Kelly841914--45
SCC20221115--68

KELLY (45) -- Emmy Bolen 2, Lynsey Powers 2, Mallory Urhahn 4, Alyssa Tidwell 19, Marissa Jones 11, Hailey Noon 5, Anna Hughes 2. FG 13, FT 7-24, F 25 (3-pointers: Tidwell 2, Jones, Urhahn. Fouled out: Taylor Crank, Urhahn.)

SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (68) -- Johneisha Daniel 17, Hailey Kesler 12, Trinity Thomas 11, Samantha Coffee 9, Breasia Jones 9, Hannah Bode 4, Rita Meeker 7. FG 25, FT 13-29, F 20 (3-pointers: Kesler 2. Fouled out: Kesler, Meeker.)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Saxony Lutheran 90, Shawnee (Ill.) 17

Every player on the bench got some playing time and scored as the Crusaders crushed the winless Redskins in the opening round of the Chester Invitational Tournament across the river.

Jalen Williams put up a game-high 14 points to lead Saxony Lutheran (14-1), while Corie Williams added 11 points. The Crusaders enjoyed a 54-8 cushion at halftime and held the Redskins to single digits in each frame on their way to victory.

Tre Rains finished with six points to lead Shawnee (0-10).

Saxony will face Valmeyer (Ill.) in the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Pirates (7-9) nipped Perryville 60-57 in Monday's second quarterfinal of the day to advance to the semifinals. Perryville (8-5) will take on Shawnee in a consolation semifinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Shawnee7136--17
Saxony29252214--90

SHAWNEE (WOLF LAKE, ILL.) (17) -- Dawson Johnson 2, Tre Rains 6, Austin Warren 3, Nick Baltzell 4, Kannen Wills 2. FG 3, FT 2-3, F 4 (3-pointers: Rains 2, Baltzell. Fouled out: None.)

SAXONY LUTHERAN (90) -- William Rogers 2, Keevin Dyke 6, Nathan Ruark 6, Karsten Short 2, Paiton Miller 9, Chris Palmer 5, Dewayne Giboney 5, A. Schwartz 6, Andrew Hartman 2, Corie Williams 11, Jalen Williams 14, Trae Robinson 8, Trevor Ochs 8, Will Walker 4. FG 30, FT 3-4, F 4 (3-pointers: Dyke 2, Miller 2, J. Williams 2, Giboney, Palmer, C. Williams. Fouled out: None.)

Puxico 82, Zalma 65

Jacob Steinberg drained a game-high 30 points, but it was not enough as the host Bulldogs fell to the Indians.

Dallan Stotts scored 18 points for Zalma (5-6), which trailed by nine points at halftime.

Dalton King recorded 29 points, and Levi Woods finished with 26 points to lead Puxico (4-7).

Puxico20191726--82
Zalma13172213--65

PUXICO (82) -- Levi Woods 26, Shane Haynes 3, Braden Jones 14, Dalton King 29, Brady Hart 5, Brent Geohagan 2, Matt Bollinger 2, Andrew Geohagan 1. FG 28, FT 4-8, F 19 (3-pointers: King 4, Hart, Haynes, Woods. Fouled out: None.)

ZALMA (65) -- Jacob Steinberg 30, Peyton Ford 2, Zack Findley 2, Garrett Robinson 2, Logan Borders 7, Alex Durbin 6, Dallan Stotts 18. FG 24, FT 14-26, F 11 (3-pointers: Stotts 3. Fouled out: None.)

JV -- Zalma won 51-41

St. Vincent 57, Oak Ridge 56

Evan Clifton scored a game-high 18 points, including four treys, as the Indians managed to edge out a win on the road over the Bluejays.

Tyler Monier netted 12 points, and Trevor Lukefahr pitched in 10 points for St. Vincent (10-3). The Indians had a five-point lead at halftime before the Bluejays rallied in the second half and outscored the guests by four points to fall one point short of victory.

Jacob Hunt scored 12 points to pace Oak Ridge (4-8).

St. Vincent1317918--57
Oak Ridge10151219--56

ST. VINCENT (57) -- Evan Clifton 18, Tyler Monier 12, Trevor Lukefahr 10, Matt Rellergert 7, Darren Ernst 2, Blake Hellman 2, Luke Wibbenmeyer 2, Riley Riehn 2, Tyler Unterreiner 2. FG 12, FT 12-24, F 21 (3-pointers: Clifton 4, Lukefahr, Monier, Rellergert. Fouled out: None.)

OAK RIDGE (56) -- Jacob Hunt 12, David Layton 10, Zach LeGrand 10, Tyee Curry 8, Drew Kranawetter 8, Steven Masterson 6, Jordan Barker 2. FG 15, FT 20-31, F 19 (3-pointers: LeGrand 2. Fouled out: Hunt.)

JV -- St. Vincent won 42-34

-- From staff reports

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