DDD ROUNDUP: Southland boys get first win since 2016

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southland 64, North Pemiscot 36

CALDWELL, Mo. - The Southland Rebels varsity boys basketball team outlasted North Pemiscot 64-36 to secure its first win since 2016 Monday.

Cyrus Luke paced Southland with 20 points. Shayne Tomblin added 16 points and Williams Tomblin contributed eight points.

Southland also beat North Pemiscot 60-36 in the junior varsity contest. Jamarion Edwards tallied 22 points, Zach Beards scored 12 points, Michael Skaggs, contributed 12 points, and Hoyt Wooldridge finished with 11 points for the Southland junior varsity.

Southland (1-0) hosts Cooter Thursday.


BOYS BASKETBALL: Scott County Central 82, Malden 70

The No. 2 seeded Scott County Central Braves outscored No. 7 seeded Malden by 12 points in the first half on its way to an 82-70 victory in an opening-round contest at the Oran Invitational Monday.

Malden knocked down 19 of 36 free throws and Scott County Central made 19 of 38 shots from the charity stripe in a game that featured 57 fouls.

Wilkerson hit all three of the Braves’ three-pointers. He finished with a game-high 30 points.

Sanders scored 24 points and Farr added 14 points for Scott County Central.

Lonne Hamilton tallied 24 points and Coy Wade contributed 23 points for Malden.

“We played hard and cut it as close as four points in the fourth quarter,” Malden coach Cole McBroom said. “I was very pleased with the effort. Execution will come with more experience."

No. 2 Scott County Central 82, No. 7 Malden 70

MHS 15 13 19 23 - 70

SCC 23 17 20 22- 82

MALDEN (70) - Coy Wade 23, Dominique Townsend 7, Tye Miller 8, Sientez Lerma 8, Lonne Hamilton 24. FG 25, FT 19/36, F 30. (3-pointers: Townsend 1; Fouled out: Miller, Townsend, Lamar Smith).

SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (82) - Estes 4, Johnson 3, Farr 14, Sanders 24, Wilkerson 30, K. Banks 7. FG 29, FT 19/38, F 27. (3-pointers: Wilkerson 3; Fouled out: Johnson).


BOYS BASKETBALL: Risco 70, Campbell 51

HOLCOMB, Mo. — James Riddell and Garrett Young both tallied 14 points to help the No. 4 seeded Risco Tigers defeat No. 5 seeded Campbell 70-51 in the first round of the Holcomb Invitational Tournament Monday.

Risco outscored Campbell by single digits in every quarter.

Blake Fowler hit six three-pointers for Campbell and scored 20 points to lead all scorers. He had 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter — all from long-distance.

No. 4 Risco 70, No. 5 Campbell 51

RHS 13 17 16 24 - 70

CHS 6 13 14 18 - 51

RHS 13 17 16 24 — 70

CHS 6 13 14 18— 51

RISCO (70) — Garrett Young 14, James Riddell 14, EJ Myers 13, Nathan Barnett 13, Evan Pipkin 8, Treston Meese 7, Daniel Payne 1. FG 18, FT 7/12, F 17. (3-pointers: Myers 3, Barnett 3, Pipkin 2, Meese; Fouled out: None).

CAMPBELL (51) — Blake Fowler 20, Jake Vines 12, Kaden Seibert 11, Skylar Morrison 4, Carlos Camargo 2, Charlie Parker 2. FG 10, FT 7/12, F 11. (3-pointers: Fowler 6, Vines 2. Fouled out: None).


BOYS BASKETBALL: Bernie 118, Holcomb 43

HOLCOMB, Mo. - Three Bernie players scored 20 or more points as the top-seeded Mules rolled to a 118-43 victory over No. 8 seeded Holcomb in the first round of the Holcomb Invitational Monday.

Weston Zoll, who hit a team-high three treys, scored a game-high 28 points, Josh Ellenburg added 22 and Andrew Geohagan had 20.

Blake Harty scored 18 points, and Landon Zoll had 13, as five Mules scored in double figures.

“We shared the ball and ran the floor well tonight,” Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. “The kids really did a good job of finding the open man and playing unselfishly.”

Topher Kendrick and Ben Maynard paced Holcomb with nine points each.

Maynard hit three of Holcomb’s 10 3-pointers.

Bernie will face Risco in a semifinal Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at Holcomb. No. 4 seeded Risco beat No. 5 seeded Campbell 70-51 in the other quarterfinal Monday.

No. 1 Bernie 118, No. 8 Holcomb 43

HHS 14 7 15 7 - 43

BHS 41 29 41 7 - 118

HOLCOMB (43) - Eli Morgan 3, Topher Kendrick 9, Ben Maynard 9, Eli Bader, 3, Nate Rhew 7, Logan Williamson 6, Greg Kendrick 6. FG 16, FT 1/6, F 19. (3-pointers: Morgan 1, Topher Kendrick 2, Maynard 3, Bader 1, Rhew 1, Williamson 2; Fouled out: Elijah Hobbs).

BERNIE (118) - Weston Zoll 28, Landon Zoll 13, Blake Harry 18, Wade Rauer 5, Josh Ellenburg 22, Hunter Slavings 12, Andrew Geohagen 20. FG 53, FT 7/17, F 11. (3-pointers: Weston Zoll 3, Harry 1, Slavings 1; Fouled out: None).


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dexter 72, Kennett 15

Kennett's Kyra Jaco attempts to dribble out of a double team of Dexter's Maci McBride (25) and Chaylea Mosby (35) in the first round of the girls SEMO Conference Basketball Tournament on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at the Sikeston Field House. (David Jenkins/Standard Democrat)

SIKESTON, Mo. - The No. 1 seeded Dexter Bearcats built a 48-3 lead by halftime on its way to a convincing 72-15 victory against the No. 8 seeded Kennett Indians in a quarterfinal of the SEMO Conference girls basketball tournament Monday at Sikeston.

The Bearcats’ first six field goals were 3-pointers — three by Chaylea Mosby, two by Natalie Sitze and one by Maci McBride.

Martin broke the run of 3-pointers with a basket inside, and Keirstan Keirsey scored on an assist by Mosby to give the Bearcats a 22-0 lead.

Antonia Randle scored Kennett’s first basket with 1:56 left in the first quarter, but the Bearcats led 28-2 after eight minutes.

The Bearcats held Kennett to one point in the second quarter on a free throw by Ara Spielman that cut their lead to 33-3.

Mosby scored nine points in the second quarter, and Martin added eight.

Keirsey and Sitze made a 3-pointer in the third quarter, and Martin scored six to stretch the Bearcats’ lead to 65-8 by the start of the fourth.

The clock ran continuously in the fourth quarter because of the 30-point mercy rule.

Kennett’s Caroline Patton scored all of her team-high five points in the final quarter.

Dexter (2-1) made 10 3-pointers, bringing their season total to 30.

Chaylea Mosby scored a game-high 22 points, including four 3-pointers. Martin tallied 18 points and Sitze added 12 points for the Bearcats.

No. 1 Dexter 72, No. 8 Kennett 15

KHS 2 1 5 7 - 15

DHS 28 20 17 7 - 72

KENNETT (15) — Caroline Patton 5, Mallory Morrow 3, Ara Spielman 3, Antonia Randle 2, Katara Raiford 2. FG 5, FT 2/4, F 9. (3-pointers: Morrow. Fouled out: None).

DEXTER (72) — Chaylea Mosby 22, Maycie Martin 18, Natalie Sitze 12, Keirstan Keirsey 8, Dulcey Pullen 6, Maci McBride 3, Rylee Allen 2, Sydney Asberry 1. FG 20, FT 2/5, F 5. (3-pointers: Mosby 4, Sitze 4, Keirsey 1, McBride 1. Fouled out: None).

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