Basketball Roundup, Jan. 25

Charleston won the 37th annual City of Metropolis Superman Classic boy's basketball tournament Saturday by beating Massac County 63-49.

The Bluejays (15-3) had to win three games this week in the eight-team event involving teams from three states and finish by beating a solid Patriots team that is now 18-5.

Charleston trailed Massac County 26-21 at halftime but pounded its foe 22-12 in the third quarter to claim a 43-38 advantage entering the final quarter.

Sam Bledsoe paced the Bluejays with 17 points, while Isaiah Gillespie added 15 and Blessin Kimble chipped in 13.

Charleston will host Caruthersville Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Scoring

Charleston - 9 12 22 20 - 63

Massac County - 10 16 12 11 - 49

CHARLESTON (63) - Terridean Bogan 7, Sam Bledsoe 17, Brian Visor 3, Tyrell Ware 4, Isaiah Gillespie 15, Rico Coleman 4, Blessin Kimble 13. FGs 22, FTs 18-25, (3-pointers: Bledsoe).

MASSAC COUNTY (49) - Jase Mizell 7, Zach Travis 9, Julian Russell 13, Tragen Keyes 6, Kaleb Ramer 2, Kyler McIntosh 5, Devin Scott 7. FGs 18, FTs 10-16, (3-pointers: Travis, Russell, Keyes).

Bloomfield 58, Woodland 44

Bloomfield (2-12) earned its second victory of the season with a convincing win over Woodland 58-44 Friday night.

The host Wildcats stormed out to an early lead, adding to it through the middle two periods, before coasting home.

Wildcat senior Klayton McNeil led the ‘Cats with 23 points, while sophomore Jeffrey Jarrell added 16.

Woodland (4-12) junior Jamon Frymire took scoring honors with three treys included in his 28-point effort.

Both teams are scheduled to begin action in the SCAA Tournament beginning Monday.

Scoring

Woodland - 7 8 12 17 - 44

Bloomfield - 16 10 19 13 - 58

WOODLAND (44) — Jamon Frymire 28, Carter Mayfield 6, Trenton Braswell 6, Cecil Abernathy 2, Lane VanGennip 2. FG 14, FT 12-21, (3-pointers: Frymire 3, Mayfield).

BLOOMFIELD (58) — Klayton McNeil 23, Jeffrey Jarrell 16, Jamison dodd 7, Brandon Wright 6, Edward Whitaker 3, Parker Heaton 2, Lane Bader 1. FG 20, FT 13-25, (3-pointers: McNeil 3, Whitaker, Jarrell).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Ste. Genevieve 64, Sikeston 58

The Dragons remained perfect with its latest victory, a 64-58 win over Sikeston Saturday.

Ste. Genevieve (14-0) got the win despite the Bulldogs (6-9) outscoring the victors in three of the four quarters.

A 17-7 third period allowed Ste. Genevieve to avoid the upset. Maci Reynolds, Morgan Fleig, and Sydney Bumgardaner all finished as double-digit scorers for the Dragons and the trio netted 11 of the Dragon’s 14 converted free throws. Taydrianna Barnett and Karris Allen scored 21 points each for Sikeston.

Each team will be on the road on Monday.

Ste. Genevieve travels to Potosi, while Sikeston will do battle in Perryville.

Scoring

Ste. Genevieve - 17 15 17 15 - 64

Sikeston - 19 16 7 16 - 58

STE. GEN (64) — Maci Reynolds 18, Morgan Flieg 17, Sydney Bumgardaner 13, Abby Moore 7, Megan Ambuchon 7, Ella Reed 2 . FG 23 FT 14-27, (3-pointers: Flieg 2, Reynolds 2, Moore).

SIKESTON (58) —Taydrianna Barnett 21, Karris Allen 21, Shania Hodges 8, Armani Hodges 6, Amyari Blissett 2. FG 26, FT 5-7, (3-pointers: Allen).

Oran 55, East Prairie 9

The opening round of the girl’s division of the Scott Mississippi County Conference Tournament played at Charleston served up a battle of Eagles.

Oran listed 10 players in the scoring summary in a 55-9 romp over East Prairie.

Reserves were given many court minutes for the victors and more than held their own.

Oran starters Katie Webb had 11 points, while guard Kaylee Payne totaled 10.

Makenzie Williams tallied all but one of the points scored by East Prairie.

Both teams now continue action in the Tournament.

Scoring

Oran - 18 23 10 4 - 55

East Prairie - 2 1 2 4 - 9

ORAN (55) — Katie Webb 11, Kaylee Payne 10, Grace Davis 8, Heather Gosche 6, Mallory Lowes 6, Kennedi McVay 4, Taylor Lowes 4, Alyssa Spane 2, Hope Woodfin 2, Paige Bradley 2. FG 26, FT 2-2, (3-pointers: Webb).

EAST PRAIRIE (9) — Makenzie Williams 8, Jewels Smith 1. FG 4, FT 1-6, (3-pointers: none).

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