Basketball Roundup, Feb. 1

As is customary for the Delta boy’s basketball squad, the Bobcats raced out to an early lead on its latest opponent (Chaffee) and never looked back Saturday in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Valley Conference Tournament at Delta.

Delta took a 25-13 lead by the end of the opening quarter and ultimately won 94-45.

The Bobcats (18-3) led 57-31 at halftime and 85-42 entering the final quarter.

Evan Bartles drained three 3-pointers and scored 16 points for Delta, while Dale Lincoln (20 points) and Eric Berry (16) also contributed.

Chaffee (5-14) was paced by Jagger Sadler with 18 points.

The Bobcats will face Oak Ridge Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in the semifinals, while the Red Devils will take on East Prairie Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the consolation semifinals.

Scoring

Delta2532289--94
Chaffee1318113--45

DELTA (94) - Evan Bartles 16, Dale Lincoln 20, Jon Bond 10, Grant Coomer 5, Eric Berry 16, Colby Crader 16, Isaiah Thomas 11. (3-pointers: Bartles 3, Bond, Coomer).

CHAFFEE (45) - Jagger Sadler 18, Brennan Fowler 6, Alec Brown 5, Isiah Fitzgerald 5, Peyton Atkins 2, Wyatt Parker 7, Brian Kilburn 2.

Oran 72, Scott County Central 61

Oran tore off for a 24-point opening quarter and never looked back in beating Scott County Central 72-61 Saturday in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Valley Conference Tournament at Delta.

The No. 1-seed Eagles (17-3) hit seven 3-pointers, including four from Cooper Priggel, in the first quarter.

Priggel led Oran with 21 points, while Tyson Goodale had 17 in the win.

Keshawn Sanders led the Braves (2-13) with 25 points.

Scoring

Oran24151221--72
Scott County Central1891618--61

ORAN (72) - Cooper Priggel 21, Samuel Shoemaker 6, Langdon Scheeter 11, Tyson Goodale 17, Ty Johnson 12, Cameron Westrich 2. FGs 23, FTs 12-19, (3-pointers: Priggel 6, Goodale, Johnson 2).

SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (61) - Bralyn Porter 15, Colton Vance 15, Keshawn Sanders 25, Keron Banks 4. FGs 27, FTs 2-6, (3-pointers: Porter 2, Sanders 3).

Eagle Ridge Christian 52, Mississippi Valley 47

Eagle Ridge opened its offensive arsenal late and held off Mississippi Valley by five points. Steven Raffety and Logan Schwieger poured in thirteen markers in the final frame to help seal the win. Together the duo tallied thirty- five for ERCS. Tommy Kunz led all scorers with twenty-one in the losing cause. A dozen missed free throws by Eagle Ridge kept the game close.

Scoring

Miss. Valley814916--47
Eagle Ridge1381318--52

MISS. VALLEY (47) — Tommy Kunz 21, Joey Kunz 14, Peyton Wright 7, Noah Scroggins 3, Jeffery Vaughn 2. FG 19, FT 4-5, (3-pointers: t. Kunz 3, Scroggins, Wright)

EAGLE RIDGE (52) — Steven Raffery 18, Logan Schwieger 17, Seth Perry 11, Evin Craft 4, Will Vandergraph 2. FG 21, FT 5-17, (3-pointers:Perry 3, Raffety 2).

Malden 58, Doniphan 46

A cold first half by Malden (8-10) was followed by sizzling play on both ends after the break enabling the Green Wave to emerge victorious at Doniphan (11-10). Junior Coytravion Wade poured in twenty-three of his game high twenty-five points in the second half. Michael Owen cashed all six free throws in his sixteen point evening for the Dons. Malden now participates in the Bootheel Conference Tournament. Doniphan hosts Neelyville on Tuesday.

Scoring

Malden1252417--58
Doniphan1612144--46

MALDEN (58) — Coytravion Wade 25, Lamarius Smith 9, Du’Marques Jones 8, Sientez Lerma 8, Christopher Castillo 5, Trey Currie 2, Hunter Randl 1. FG 21, FT 11-16, (3-pointers: Smith 3, Jones).

DONIPHAN (46) — Michael Owen 16, Levi Rawlings 13, Ethan Jones 11, Brandon Moore 3, Nolan Czerwonka 3. FG 15, FT 10-13, (3-pointers: Jones 3, Moore, Rawlings Czerwonka).

GIRL’S BASKETBALL

Saxony Lutheran 63, Seckman 42

Seckman made its girl’s basketball game with Saxony Lutheran interesting on Saturday, but post-halftime, the Crusaders dominated en route to a 63-42 win.

Saxony Lutheran (11-8) raced out to a 21-15 lead after the opening quarter, as senior Emma Bruns totaled 10 points in the opening eight minutes. However, Seckman (7-5) answered with a solid second quarter and trailed just 29-27 at halftime.

The Crusaders gathered themselves and exploded for 17 points in the third quarter and dominated the second half by a 34-15 margin.

Brune finished with 20 points, while Olivia Spanley added 19 in the win.

Saxony Lutheran will travel to Dexter today at 7:30 p.m.

Scoring

Saxony Lutheran2181717--63
Seckman151269--42

SAXONY LUTHERAN (63) - Olivia Spanley 19, Abagayle Britton 4, Maddox Murphy 5, Makayla Mueller 10, Sydney Turner 5, Emma Brune 20. FGs 24, FTs 10-15, (3-pointers: Murphy, Mueller 2, Turner, Brune).

SECKMAN (42) - Tatum Wyman 5, Emma Harris 4, Abigail Townsend 6, Makayla Parton 17, Brianna Mercer 6, Haylee Lizenbee 4. FGs 19, FTs 3-4, (3-pointers: Harris).

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