Basketball Roundup, Feb. 4

Meadow Heights led from the tip outscoring Zalma 41-26 at halftime and never looked back, winning 77-52. The Panthers (10-9) had 5 players in double figures and were lead in scoring by senior guard Jacob Barks who finished with a game high 20 points. Tristen Mayfield pitched in 15 points for the Panthers.

Zalma (4-15) were led in scoring by Nate Ware who netted 20 points. Jake Wade added 12. Meadow Heights will play Leopold Thursday at home. Zalma will continue play in the Mississippi Valley Conference with a home game against Marquand Thursday.

scoring

Meadow Heights — 15 26 16 20 — 77

Zalma — 14 12 13 13 — 52

Meadow Heights (77) — Jacob Barks 20, Tristen Mayfield 15, Wyatt Lincoln 14, Trae Davis 12, Kade Lindgren 11, Kolby Wilfong 5. FG 30. FT. 11-19. 3-pointers: Barks 2

Zalma (52) — Nate Ware 20, Jake Wade 12, Trey Clark 7, Jacob Trainor 4, Eli Ware 3, William Coomer 3, Ethan Lemons 2, Caleb Steiberg 1. FG 17 FT 9-18

Clarkton 76, Delta C7 45

Sophomores Rica Brown and Caleb Plunkett accounted for forty points to lead the Reindeer(7-11) to a convincing home court victory Delta C7 (4-12). Brown pumped in twenty-six while Plunkett found range for four treys. The Chargers were paced by Thomas Watson and Ky’ran Luster who tallied thirty-five between them. Clarkton next plays Richland at home on Thursday. Delta begins competition in the Tri county Conference Tournament on February 10.

scoring

Delta - 11 14 13 7 - 45

Clarkton - 17 17 22 20 - 76

DELTA (45) Thomas Watson 19, Ky’ran Luster 16, Jacob Johnson 6, Maurion Hattiex 4. FG 18, FT 3-7, (3-pointers: Watson 4, Johnson 2).

CLARKTON (76) — Rica Brown 26, Caleb Plunkett 14, Izaya Gorman 11, Kevin Perkins 9, Caleb Underwood 8, Owen Morgan 6, David Coleman 2. FG 30, FT 8-12, (3-pointers: Plunkett 4, Morgan 2, Gorman, Brown).

Bernie 58 Twin Rivers 43

Both teams struggled from the field in the 1st period but it was the Mules who outscored Twin Rivers 22-9 to gain control of the game and never relinquished the lead. Bernie ( 17-5) was lead in scoring by Landon Zoll who gashed the Royals for a game high 19 points hitting 4 three pointers. Andrew Geohagan helped the cause with 11.

Twin Rivers ( 7-14) was paced by junior Brandon Tompkins scoring 16 points. Fellow junior Colby Jones helped with 11 points. The Mules will be back in action Friday night as the travel to Holcomb. The Royals next contest will be part of the Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament starting Saturday.

scoring

Bernie — 2 22 18 16 — 58

Twin Rivers — 2 9 8 24 — 43

Bernie (58) — Landon Zoll 19, Andrew Geohagan 11, Blake Harty 9, Skyler Schwent 7, Tyler Suiter 6, Johnny Vaughn 4, John Nimmo 2. FG 20 FT 11-15. 3-pointers: Zoll 4, Harty 2, Schwent

Twin Rivers (43)— Brandon Tompkins 16, Brent Trout 11, Parker Watson 5, Miller Gehrke 4, Colby Jones 3, Cody Vaughn 2, Avery Jackson 2. FG 17 FT 8-12 3-pointers: Jones

Bloomfield 72, Bell City 56

The Wildcats (4-14) were down by five after eight minutes, then owned the next two periods to earn a road victory over the Cubs (2-12). Bloomfield’s balanced scoring—four players in double-digits—negated a huge night by Bell City junior Luke Nichols who fired in thirty-six points. Each team scored twenty-five in the final quarter. Nichols’ fourteen in that frame were essentially wiped out by Gage McNeil who scored all of his thirteen in the same period. Bloomfield next hosts Holcomb on Thursday. Bell City ravels to Leopold one day later.

scoring

Bloomfield - 12 12 23 25 - 72

Bell City - 17 5 9 25 - 56

BLOOMFIELD (72) — Jamison Dodd 20, Parker Heaton 17, Brandon Wright 14, Gage McNeil 13, Lane Bader 4, Sam Whitaker 3, Jeffrey Jarrell 1. FG 29, FT 11-22, (3-pointers: Heaton 3).

BELL CITY (56) — Luke Nichols 36, Jack Duenne 11, Austin Hunt 7, Nicholas Heuring 2. FG 19, FT 11-14, (3-pointers: Nichols 3, Duenne 3, Hunt).

Delta 105, Oak Ridge 86

Delta senior Isaiah Thomas was on fire from the outset of Tuesday's Scott-Mississippi Valley Conference quarterfinal game against Oak Ridge at Delta.

Thomas scored 10 points in the opening period to boost his team to a 27-17 lead entering the second quarter and the Bobcats never trailed again, as they won 105-86 and Thomas finished with a game-high 36 points.

The Bobcats (20-3) will now face Kelly Friday at 7:45 p.m. for the tournament championship.

The Bobcats stretched their lead to 54-40 by halftime and led 80-63 enterng the final period.

The Bluejays (14-6) got a balanced offensive attack led by 22 points from David Layton, as well as contributions from Zach LeGrand (20 points) and Tanner Schamburg (17).

Oak Ridge will face Oran Friday at 5:15 p.m. in the third-place game.

Eric Berry added 19 in the win.

Scoring

Delta - 27 27 26 25 - 105

Oak Ridge - 17 23 23 23 - 86

DELTA (105) - Evan Bartles 10, Dale Lincoln 5, Jon Bond 5, Grant Coomer 15, Eric Berry 19, Colby Crader 12, Isaiah Thomas 36, Ryan Birkman 3. FGs 41, FTs 15-22, (3-pointers: Bartles, Bond, Berry, Thomas 4).

OAK RIDGE (86) - Tanner Schamburg 17, Kyran Newell 8, Drew Glueck 4, Garrett Seabaugh 7, Zach LeGrand 20, David Layton 22, Mason Keith 4, Luke Johnson 4. FGs 34, FTs 16-21, (3-pointers: LeGrand 2).

Windsor 62, St. Vincent 59

St. Vincent trailed by double digits early in the fourth quarter of its boy's basketball game Tuesday against Windsor. The Indians rallied, but couldn't overtake the Owls, and fell 62-59.

The Indians (13-4) sank an impressive 15 of 16 free throws and were paced by John Wibbenmeyer, who made three 3-pointers for 21 points, while Alex Brickhaus added 13 on three 3-pointers, as well.

St. Vincent will host St. Pius X Friday at 7 p.m.

Scoring

Windsor - 13 19 16 14 - 62

St. Vincent - 11 9 18 21 - 59

ST. VINCENT (59) - John Wibbenmeyer 21, Alex Brickhaus 13, Garrett Dobbelare 10, Shawn Koishor 6, Colby Hager 4, Phillip Ernst 3, Charles Sauer 2. FGs 19, FTs 15-16, (3-pointers: Wibbenmeyer 3, Brickhaus 3).

WINDSOR (62) - Pierce Hartmann 29, Santino Amabile 9, Grant Siegel 8, Norman Alford 6, Matthew Martin 6, Derek Williams 2, Jared Tanner 2. FGs 27, FTs 0-1, (3-pointers: Hartmann 5, Amabile, Siegel 2).

Advance 75, Woodland 55

Advance utilized a massive 27-7 second-quarter advantage to topple Woodland 75-55 Tuesday in boy's basketball action.

The Hornets (16-4) and Cardinals (4-14) were tied at 16 at the end of the opening period before Advance tore off behind 15 points in the second stanza from senior guard Jack Below.

Below finished with a game-high 34 points, while Woodland got 23 from Jamon Frymire.

The Hornets will host Dexter Friday at 7:30 p.m., while the Cardinals will host the Bearcats Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Scoring

Advance - 16 27 20 12 - 75

Woodland - 16 7 14 18 - 55

ADVANCE (75) - Zach Simms 6, Hayden Hitt 5, Hayden Laird 2, Landon Daily 10, Jack Below 34, Hunter Curtis 9, Jaren Schrader 9. FGs 25, FTs 13-17, (3-pointers: Hitt, Curtis 3).

WOODLAND (55) - Jamon Frymire 23, Cecil Abernathy 4, Lane Lane VanGennip 10, Devon Moyers 2, Jasper Storie 2, Josey Cook 1, Trenton Braswell 2, David Jansen 3, Rafe Johnson 8. FGs 18, FTs 13-25, (3-pointers: VanGennip, Jansen).

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