Basketball Roundup, Feb. 7

Prep Roundup

BOY’S BASKETBALL

East Carter 72, Puxico 37

East Carter (14-7) parlayed a big second half into an easy win against Puxico (7-12). Ahead by eight at the break, the home team picked it up to the tune of 38-11 thereafter. Four Redbirds netted double-digits, led by Dalton Rudd with nineteen. Sophomore Preston Golden added seventeen. Bailey Zych’s thirteen was high for the Indians and Matt Caldwell tallied ten. Next up for East Carter is the Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament beginning Saturday. Puxico has a home game scheduled against Ellington on February 11.

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Puxico - 13 13 7 4 - 37
East Carter - 21 13 20 18 - 72

PUXICO (37) — Bailey Zych 13, Matt Caldwell 10, Lucas Plunkett 4, Nolan Foster 4, Ethan Helm 2, Joel Bannister 2, Michael Pierre 2. FG 15, FT 6-13, (3-pointers: Caldwell).

EAST CARTER (72) — Dalton Rudd 19, Preston Golden 17, Levi Boyer 12, Caden Foster 11, Kyren West 8, Alex Kearbey 3, Jacob Redman 2. FG 28, FT 12-23, (3-pointers: Golden 2, Rudd, Kearbey)

Holcomb 68, Bloomfield 58

Traveling to Bloomfield to take on the Wildcats, the Holcomb Hornets came out from tipoff and opened up a 17-10 first quarter and never succumbed that lead. Holcomb was lead in scoring by sophomore Nate Rhew who pumped in a game high 30 points. Junior William Bader helped down Bloomfield by pitching in 13 points.

The Wildcats (4-15) were lead in scoring by Jamison Dodd who finished with 20 points and teammate Gage McNeil tallied 13 points for the losing cause. The Hornets (5-13) will host state ranked Bernie on Friday. Bloomfield will also be in action Friday as they travel to Puxico to take on the Indians.

Scoring

Bloomfield ¬– 10 13 10 25

Holcomb – 17 11 17 23

Bloomfield (58) — Jamison Dodd 20, Gage McNeil 13, Lane Bader 9, Parker Heaton 6, Brandon Wright 4, Jeffrey Jarrell, 2, Bryant Vaughn 2, Sam Whittaker 2. FG 21 FT 11-14, (3-pointers: McNeil 3, Heaton 2).

Holcomb (68) — Nate Rhew 30, William Bader 13, Zander Burk 12, Kendrick Topher 7, Dylan Bradshaw 5, Eli Morgan 3. FG 25, FT 14-21, (3-pointers: Rhew 3, Bradshaw ).

Scott City 71, Chaffee 27

Scott City - 16 23 22 10 - 71

Chaffee – 10 8 2 7 - 27

In Scott Mississippi Conference Tournament action played at Delta, Scott City (15-7) steamrolled Chaffee (6-15). The Rams won all four quarters and were able to clear the bench for valuable minutes for their reserves. Camden Connor was again an offensive force with thirty- four points including three treys. Wyatt Parker and Jagger Sadler notched twin-digits for the Red Devils. After the tournament, both teams have road games on February 11. Scott City goes to Leopold. Chaffee visits Zalma.

Scoring

SCOTT CITY (71) — Camden Connor 34, Joe Panagos 8, Ethan Pennington 6, Nicolas Hillman 5, Cayden Beussink 5, Kaden Mouser 3, Spencer Stratman 3, Wes Wilburn 3, Aiden Thompson 2, Gage Underwood 2. FG 27, FT 11-12, (3-pointers: Connor 3, Hillman, Mouser, Strattman).

CHAFFEE (27) — Wyatt Parker 11, Jagger Sadler 10, Isaiah Fitzgerald 4, Casey Clover 2 . FG 11, FT 3-5, (3-pointers: Parker 2).

Cape Central 42, Kennett 37

Defense was the name of the game as the Tigers eeked out a close one over the #7 state ranked in Class 3 Indians. Kennett led throughout the first half but the battle tested Central Tigers (15-5) would prevail in the end. Cape Central was led in scoring by senior guard Doreante’ Tucker and freshman forward Cameron Williams each posting 10 apiece. The Indians (15-7) we paced by La’quez Pulliam who dropped in a game high 12. Jackson Henfling added 11. The Tigers will head to Charleston to take on Hancock in the 6th Man Shootout today. Kennett will also take part in the 6th Man Shootout today as they will play Oak Ridge.

Scoring

Kennett - 9 6 10 12 =37

Cape Central - 6 10 10 14 =42

Kennett (37) — La’quez Pulliam 12, Jackson Henfling 11, Marsayv’aun Harrell 7, Carter Maddox 4, John McMullan 3. FG 12 FT 10-18, (3-pointers: Henfling 2, Harrell ).

Cape Central (42) — Doreante’ Tucker 10, Cameron Williams 10, Tyus Reddin 7, Darion Triplett 7, Rodlandis Robinson 6, Anthony Mackins 2 . FG 16 FT 9-15, (3-pointers: Tucker).

Leopold 87, Bell City 49

Leopold (12-10) rang up twenty-five or more points in each of the first three periods to coast to a home win over Bell City ((2-16). The Wildcats had all the markers they needed by halftime. Four players cashed double-digits in the scoring column led by sophomore Caleb Schaab with twenty-five. Cameron Abernathy drained five from behind the arc. The visiting Cubs were paced by Luke Nichols who had twenty-two. Each team plays next on February 10. Bell City hosts Meadow Heights. Leopold travels to Marquand.

Scoring

Bell City - 8 19 10 12 - 49
Leopold - 25 27 25 10 - 87

BELL CITY (49) — Luke Nichols 22, Bryson Maddox 16, Austin Hunt 9, Nicholas Heuring 2. FG 18, FT 11-16, (3-pointers: Maddox 2).

LEOPOLD (87) — Caleb Schaab 25, Cameron Abernathy 19, Paul Deck 19, Austin Warner 14, Connor Lincoln 4, Carson Cooper 2, Gavin Merriman 2, James Peters 2. FG 36, FT 6-11, (3-pointers: Abernathy 5, Schaab 3, Warner).

RIsco 86, Richland 76

The Risco Tigers outscored the Richland Rebels by 13 points in the fourth quarter as it rallied for an 86-76 road victory Friday night.

Kamron Meese, who hit seven 3-pointers, paced Risco with 35 points. Andrew Rodgers added 25 points and Hayden Ludwig contributed 15 more points for the Tigers.

Tanner Freeman knocked down six 3-pointers on his way to a team-high 34 points.Dam Ivy hit four 3-pointers and Shai Sherfield knocked down three treys. Ivy finished with 18 points and Sherfield tallied 13 points for the Rebels.

No. 2 seeded Risco (11-8) takes on No. 7 seeded Delta C-7 in a quarterfinal for the Tri-County Conference Tournament Monday at 8:30 p.m. at Clarkton High School. Richland (5-14) visits Scott County Central Monday.

Scoring

Risco19231727 - 86
Richland16192714 - 76

RISCO (86) - Kamron Meese 35, Andrew Rodgers 25, Michael Hull 6, Hayden Ludwig 15, Tyler Edmond 5. FG 32, FT 13/22, F 13. (3-pointers: Meese 7, Rodgers 2; Fouled out: None).

RICHLAND (76) - Damon Ivy 18, Chris Siebert 4, Tanner Freeman 34, Shai Sherfield 13, Matt Finch 3, Andrew Partenberry 4. FG 27, FT 9/14, F 19. (3-pointers: Ivy 4, Freeman 6, Sherfield 3; Fouled out: Skylar Oakley).

Girls Basketball

Oak Ridge 36, East Prairie 32

Paige Glueck and Abby Morrison had a game high 13 points each as the Bluejays downed the Eagles. East Prairie(0-15) was led by Senior Makenzie Williams who scored 10 of her 14 points in the 2nd period. Ryanne Ambrose added 8 points for the Eagles. The 2-13 Bluejays will host Charleston on Feb. 10th. The winless Eagles will try to right the ship on Feb. 10th as they host Malden

Scoring

East Prairie - 2 15 7 8 =32

Oak Ridge - 4 7 10 15= 36

East Prairie (32) — Makenzie Williams 14, Ryanne Ambrose 8, Ann Brewer 5, Jewels Smith 2, V. Lindley 1. FG 15, FT 2-4, (3-pointers: none).

Oak Ridge (36) — Paige Glueck 13, Abby Morrison 13, Allison Seabaugh 5, Bailey Brewer 4, Mia Friese 1. FG 10 FT 12-20, (3-pointers: Glueck 3, Morrison ).

GIRL’S BASKETBALL

St. Paul Farmington 61, Meadow Heights 44

Meadow Heights (4-12) took a short-lived lead in Farmington, but St Paul (12-9) rallied to take the measure of the Panthers. The last three periods belonged to the Giants, 52-31. Sophomore Riley Petty led three players in double figures for the victors with sixteen. Gracie Cook took scoring honors with twenty in the losing cause. Both teams travel for their next games. Meadow Heights goes to Chaffee on February 10. St Paul ventures to Lutheran South on February 15.

Scoring

Meadow Heights - 13 11 10 10 - 44
St. Paul - 9 17 18 17 - 61

MEADOW HEIGHTS (44) — Gracie Cook 20, Ashley Allen 14, Ashley Gruenke 8, Kylee Denman 2. FG 19, FT 4-4, (3-pointers: Allen 2).

ST. PAUL (61) —Riley Petty 16, Izze Caroll 12, Brylee Durbin 10, Hollie Davis 7, Olivia Ayers 6, Emily Snyder 5, Paige Ames 5. FG 23, FT 10-17, (3-pointers: Ayers 2, Snyder, Davis, Durbin).

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