MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball upsets Hillsboro

Friday, January 27, 2017

A strong second-half performance allowed the fourth-seeded Cape Central girls basketball team to capture the 47-44 come-from-behind victory in an upset of No. 1 Hillsboro in a consolation semifinal of the 36th Annual Hillsboro Invitational Tournament.

Yienvi Johnson finished with 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Cape Central (5-11). The Tigers were behind 25-21 at halftime but rallied to outscore the hosts by seven points in the second half to erase the deficit and prowl away with the big upset victory.

"It was a hard-fought game," Central head coach Lance Tollison said. "We handled the pressure well and had a good second half."

Abbie Reece tallied 10 points and seven rebounds while Sydney Tollison recorded three steals to go along with her seven points for the Tigers.

Lexi Close scored a game-high 18 points to pace Hillsboro (13-5).

Cape Central will face Scott County Central for the consolation championship at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The third-seeded Bravettes (10-7) prevailed over seventh-seeded St. Louis HomeSchool Patriettes 68-52 in Thursday's later quarterfinal to advance.


CAPE CENTRAL (47) -- Zairee Luttrell Johnson 1, Sydney Tollison 6, Corrie Reece 7, Scarlet Young 6, Katherine Morton 4, Abbie Reece 10, Yienvi Johnson 12. FG 14, FT 7-13, F 17 (3-pointers: Tollison 2, A. Reece, C. Reece. Fouled out: None.)

HILLSBORO (44) -- Shauna Patterson 4, Carlie Sanders 10, Keely Richards 3, Hannah Vaughn 6, Lexi Close 18, Kelsey Boyd 3. FG 12, FT 8-14, F 16 (3-pointers: Close 2, Boyd, Richards. Fouled out: Boyd.)

Jackson 48, MICDS 39

The Indians assembled a fourth-quarter rally and came from behind to down the Rams to the clinch the championship of the Lindbergh Lady Flyers Tournament in the suburban St. Louis area.

Jackson (14-3) maintained a 27-19 lead at halftime after a first-frame stalemate at 13 for both teams before MICDS reversed the score and made it 32-31 at the end of the third. The Indians outscored the Rams by 10 points in the final quarter to erase the deficit and ultimately come away with the win. It was only the second loss for MICDS, which dropped to 18-2.

No additional information was provided for Jackson.


MICDS (39) -- Landys Hughes 1, Lindsay Parks 5, Lauryn Hughes 10, Kayla Work 8, Jessica Brooks 2, Jordyn Brooks 13. FG 10, FT 7-13 (3-pointers: Work 2, Hughes, Parks.)

JACKSON (48) -- No Information Provided.

Oran 64, Kelly 31

Sophomore Leah Cauble once again had another exemplary performance with a game-high 28 points and also recorded five rebounds and four steals to lead the Eagles in the conference road victory over the Hawks.

Freshman Kaylee Payne wasn't far behind with 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Oran (17-1, 4-0 Scott-Mississippi Conference), which flew out to a 23-point lead at halftime and held the Hawks to single digits in the final three quarters. Jessie Long added nine points and eight rebounds for the Eagles.

Marissa Jones scored nine points to sustain Kelly (4-10, 2-1) in the loss.


ORAN (64) -- Brianna Stause 4, Kaylee Payne 23, Leah Cauble 28, Jessie Long 9. FG 16, FT 17-26, F 10 (3-pointers: Cauble 2, Payne 2, Stause. Fouled out: None.)

KELLY (31) -- Emmy Bolen 7, Lynsey Powers 2, Mallory Urhahn 1, Alyssa Tidwell 2, Marissa Jones 9, Hailey Noon 2, Anna Hughes 8. FG 11, FT 4-7, F 19 (3-pointers: Bolen. Fouled out: None.)

Chaffee 47, Delta 30

Katie Glueck poured in 12 points as the Red Devils downed the Bobcats for the second time this season to get the conference win on the road.

Bailey Wiseman also contributed 12 points for Chaffee (11-7, 3-1 Scott-Mississippi Conference), which held a 10-point lead at halftime.

Lexi Berry and Tamera Crowden netted 10 points apiece to pace Delta (7-9, 1-4).


CHAFFEE (47) -- Bailey Wiseman 12, Gracie Knutson 3, Mary Beth Knutson 8, Kylie Wilhite 4, Mattison Cline 8, Katie Glueck 12. FG 15, FT 8-13, F 15 (3-pointers: Cline 2, Wiseman. Fouled out: None.)

DELTA (30) -- Tamera Crowden 10, Lexi Berry 10, Sierra McCaul 2, Carrie Waddle 8. FG 10, FT 4-11, F 16 (3-pointers: Berry 2. Fouled out: Waddle.)

Woodland 41, Perryville 34

Krista Rhodes nailed a game-high 22 points, including five treys, to lead the Cardinals in the win at home over the Pirates.

Hannah Scott pitched in 12 points for Woodland (8-9), which trailed by three points at halftime before the second-half comeback in which the hosts outscored the guests by 10 points.

Sydney Spears and Kirsten Stief had eight points each to pace Perryville (5-13).


PERRYVILLE (34) -- Lydia Cook 4, Kirsten Stief 8, Emma King 2, Maci Hotop 3, Alyssa Stortz 2, Sydney Spears 8, Erin McGarvey 4, Hannah Layton 3. FG 11, FT 3-9, F 13 (3-pointers: Stief 2, Hotop. Fouled out: None.)

WOODLAND (41) -- Lainey Long 1, Maddison Altenthal 4, Krista Rhodes 22, Hannah Scott 12, Alyssa Dowd 2. FG 11, FT 4-11, F 12 (3-pointers: Rhodes 5. Fouled out: None.)

--From staff reports

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