MISSOURIAN SPORTS ROUNDUP - Cape Central wins a pair of weekend games in boys basketball

Cape Girardeau Central’s Tigers (12-3), behind a stifling defense, defeated Fort Zumwalt South, 57-54, Saturday at St. Louis University High School.

The victory followed a 61-50 victory at New Madrid County Central Friday.own by four entering the final eight minutes of action, Coach Drew Church’s team scored 18 in the fourth quarter to eke out a three-point win.

The Tigers converted eight free throws in the fourth quarter including five of six by Tyrus Reddin.

Before that frame, Cape had misfired on all eight attempts from the line.

Doreante’ Tucker led Central with 17 points followed by Reddin with 11. Fort Zumwalt’s Ben Katambwa matched Tucker’s total to share scoring honors.

Next up for Central is a home contest on Friday against the Windsor Owls (Imperial).

Scoring

Cape Central 15 10 141857
Fort Zumwalt 18 12 131154

CAPE CENTRAL (57) — Doreante’ Tucker 17, Tyrus Reddin 11, Cameron Williams 8, Darion Triplett 8, Anthony Mackins 7, Jonathan Brandtner 6. FG 22, FT 8-22, F 12. (3-pointers: Tucker 2, Brandtner 2, Mackins. Fouled out: none)

FORT ZUMWALT (54) - JJ Schwepker 19, Ben Katambwa 17, Roderick Nunn 7, Isiah Brownlee 7, Zachary Bensing 2, Connor Bekebrede 2. FG 22, FT 5-17, F 14. (3-pointers: Katambwa 2, Schwepker 2, Nunn. Fouled out: Nunn)

Scott City 55, Jefferson (Festus) 46

In a game rescheduled from Friday due to inclement weather concerns, visiting Jefferson (Festus) was turned aside Saturday by the Rams.

Scott City had a 10-point first period advantage and carried a 25-18 lead into the locker room at halftime.

The home team won the third quarter, 18-4 before surrendering the fourth 24-12.

The game was decided at the free-throw line as the Rams converted 13 of 20 from the charity stripe compared to just 1 of 5 by Jefferson.

Scott City’s Spencer Stratman netted 29 points, while teammate Camden Conner added 11.

Jefferson senior Jon Weik accounted for 19 in a losing cause.

Scott City hosts East Prairie Tuesday.

Scoring

Jefferson 7 11 4 2446
Scott City 17 818 1255

JEFFERSON (46) — Jon Weik 19, Daylen Whitener 8, Hayden Wagner 5, colby Ott 5, Levi Ebersoldt 4, Colton Richardson 3, Masen Wilson 2. FG 21, FT 1-5, F 12 (3-pointers:Wagner, Weik, Richardson. Fouled out: none)

SCOTT CITY (55) — Spencer Stratman 29, Camden Connor 10, Joe Panagos 5, Cayden Beussink 4, Nicholas Hillman 3, Kaden Mouser 2, Aidan Thompson 2. FG 19, FT 13-20, F 7 (3-pointers:Stratman 3, Hillman. Fouled out: none)

Saxony Lutheran 62, Valle Catholic 58

The Crusaders took third place in the Chester Tournament Saturday by defeating the Warriors 62-58.

Andrew Schwarting led Saxony with 28 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. Teammate Ethan Koenig was also in double figures with 13.

Ty Miller had nine, Jack Foeste 8 — including two 3-pointers — and Mason Dunn and Luke Bartens had two points each.

Miller also had a trey for the winners.

Saxony next plays Tuesday at Kennett.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jackson 56, Cor Jesu 39

Jackson (9-3) emerged from an eight-point early deficit against visiting Cor Jesu Academy to take control of the contest, one of two games featured in Saturday’s Jackson Showcase.

Indian forward Madison Lambert earned scoring honors for her team with 28, which included five treys.

Kate Emmendorfer converted a pair of threes and finished with eight points. For Cor Jesu, Mallory Ronshausen collected six three-pointers in pacing the Chargers.

Jackson hosts Notre Dame Thursday.

Scoring

Cor Jesu1512 7 7 39
Jackson 722189 56

COR JESU (39) — Mallory Ronshausen 20, Addison Erusha 6, Julia Boyet 4, Olivia Korpecki 4, Emma Lauber 3, Sarah Collier 2. FG 16, FT 4-4, F 14 (3-pointers: Ronshausen 6, Lauber. Fouled out: Boyet)

JACKSON (56) — Madison Lambert 28, Kate Emmendorfer 8, Brooke Thompson 7, Hannah Shinn 5, Piper Guilliams 5, Katie Waller 2, Olivia Ward 1. FG 18, FT 11-15, F 7 (3-pointers: Lambert 5, Emmendorfer 2, Guilliams. Fouled out: none)

Cape Central 57, Woodland 36

The Tigers won going away against the Cardinals in the other game of the Showcase. No other information was available.

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