Basketball Roundup, Feb. 23

Delta senior Jonathan Bond (12) goes to the basket during the Bobcats' 100-59 win over Bell City during the Class 1 District 2 tournament Saturday in Bell City.
Jacob Wiegand ~ Southeast Missourian

St. Vincent (19-6) will advance to semi-final action in Class 2, District 3 at Bloomfield after a forty-point blowout over Puxico (8-16). The victors opened a small lead after the first quarter, and continued offensive dominance the rest of the way. By halftime St. Vincent had enough points to cover Puxico’s final total. Each team rang up eight treys, but the Puxico Indians managed only two other field goals while the St. Vincent Indians countered with eighteen deuces. The SVHS trio of Alex Brickhaus, Garrett Dobblare and Shawn Koishor all notched double-digit scoring. Puxico senior Ethan Helm tallied twelve in the losing cause. St. Vincent moves forward to continue play on Tuesday evening.

Scoring

St. Vincent - 14 20 26 13 - 73
Puxico - 8 12 8 5 - 33

ST. VINCENT (73) — Alex Brickhaus 13, Garrett Dobbelare 12, Shawn Koishor 10, Philip Ernst 8, Charles Sauer 8, Colby Hager 8, John Wibbenmeyer 6, Sean Harold 5, Ryan Mingione 2, Luke Brickhaus 1. FG 27, FT 11-17, (3-pointers: A. Brickhaus 4, Dobbelare 3, Harold).

PUXICO (33) — Ethan Helm 12, Brayton Bridges 6, Lucas Plunkett 6, Matthew Caldwell 5, Bradley Zych 2, Joel Bannister 2. FG 10, FT 5-5, (3-pointers: Helm 4, Plunkett 2, Bridges, Caldwell).

Scott City 71, Woodland 33

In first round District action At Fredericktown High School, top seed Scott City (18-8) easily disposed of Woodland (6-18). The Rams parlayed a five-point first period advantage into a rout with dominant middle quarters. No fewer than twelve players shared in the scoring summary for the winning team. Junior Camden Conner took honors with twenty-two points in three frames as most of Coach Dannenmueller’s starters sat out the final eight minutes. Lane VanGennip netted eleven to lead Woodland. The Rams continue play against Saxony Lutheran on Monday at 6:00.

Scoring

Scott City - 15 21 24 11 - 71
Woodland - 10 8 8 7 - 33

SCOTT CITY (71) — Camden Connor 22, Joe Panagos 13, Spencer Stratman 8, Kaden Mouser 5, Nicolas Hilllman 4, Wes Wilburn 4, Cayden Beussink 4, Ethan Pennington 3, Landon Pullam 3, Logan Speakman 2, Kaleb Karrenbrock 2, Aiden Thomas 1. FG 27, FT 13-20, (3-pointers: Connor 2, Mouser, Stratman).

WOODLAND (33) — Lane VanGennip 11, Carter Mayfield 6, Jamon Frymire 4, Jarid Frymire 4, Jasper Storie 4, Trenton Braswell 2, Rafe Johnson 2. FG 14, FT 3-3, (3-pointers: Mayfield 2).

Delta 100, Bell City 59

In Class 1, District 2 action at Bell City High School Saturday it was #1 seed Delta gaining early control in the contest, never trailing #8 seed Bell City in the game.

The Bobcats scored 72 points in the first half, out scoring their opponent by 43 points.

High scorer for Delta (21-5) was senior Isaiah Thomas who paced four Bobcat players in double figures with 29 points. Fellow senior guard Jon Bond helped with 20 points of his own.

The Cubs (2-21) would finish their season with junior classman Luke Nichols leading all scorers with 32 points. Bryson Maddox would be the only other Bell City player in double figures finishing with 14 points.

Delta will now play fifth seed Risco Monday at Bell City High School at 7:30 p.m.

Scoring

Bell City - 13 16 17 13 - 59

Delta - 36 36 21 7 - 100

Belly City (59) — Luke Nichols 32, Bryson Maddox 14, Jack Duenne 3, Austin Hunt 2, Maverick Griffin 2 . FG 20, FT 17-24, (3-pointers: Duenne, Nichols).

Delta (100) — Isaiah Thomas 29, Jon Bond 20, Eric Berry 18, Colby Crader 11, Dale Lincoln 7, Ryan Birkman 5, Mason Dozier 3, Evan Bartels 2, Hunter Ourth 2, Lanson Cox 2, Grant Coomer 1. FG 38, FT 15-23 (3-pointers: Bond 3, Berry, Birkman, Dozier).

Hayti 79, South Pemiscot 66

A big third quarter turned the tide for Hayti (18-8). The Indians came out with a two point lead to begin the second half and eight minutes later swelled it to thirteen against South Pemiscot (13-12). Campbell High School was host for the Class 2, District 1 matchup that saw three otherwise even quarters of basketball. Each team connected for twenty-eight field goals, but Hayti had two more treys and eleven more singletons. Three players shared scoring honors with twenty-three points each. Bulldog senior Khalal Rogers concluded his school career as will Terryon Johnson who netted eighteen. Junior Trecharise McCoy and sophomore Tray’von Thomas will lead Hayti into the semifinals.

Scoring

Hayti - 16 19 27 17 - 79
South Pemiscot - 17 16 16 17 - 66

HAYTI (79) — Trecharise McCoy 23, Tray’von Thomas 23, Tyleik Moore 17, Damorri Reed 8, Adreian Stevenson 6, Quindale Malone 2. FG 28, FT 17-29, (3-pointers: Thomas 4, McCoy, Moore).

SOUTH PEMISCOT (66) — Khalal Rogers 23, Terryon Johnson 18, Layne McMormick 10, Noah Willingham 5, Ashton Thompson 5, Trent Johnson 4, Alfred Brimlett 1. FG 28, FT 6-12, (3-pointers: Rogers 3, Willingham).

Bernie 68, Holcomb 40

Bernie came out of the locker rooms poised and focused and did not falter in early action at the Class 2, District 1 opening game at Campbell High School as they outscored Holcomb 38-17 in the first half enroute to a 28 point victory.

The Mules (22-5) had three players in double figures with Brandon Zoll leading the way with 17 points, nailing four, three-point baskets. Andrew Geohagan and Tyler Suiter finished with 13 and 11 points respectfully in the win.

The Hornets were paced by Nate Rhew who finished with a game high 19 points in the season ending defeat. Holcomb finishes the season at 5-17.

Bernie will now take on Portageville in semi-final action on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Scoring

Bernie - 18 20 17 13 - 68

Holcomb - 9 8 10 13 - 40

Bernie (68) — Landon Zoll 17, Andrew Geohagan 13, Tyler Suiter 11, Johnny Vaughn 8, Blake Hartz 8, Noah Foster 3, John Nimmo 3, Skylar Schwent 3. FG 27, FT 5-6, (3-pointers: Zoll 5, Vaughn 2, Suiter, Schwent ).

Holcomb(40) — Nate Rhew 19, Dylan Bradshaw 7, William Bader 6, Kristopher Kendrick 5, Wilson McGee 2, Greg Kendrick 1. FG 14, FT 8-12, (3-pointers: Rhew 2, K. Kendrick, Bradshaw).

Neelyville 68, Senath-Hornersville 54

Neelyville (16-9) raced out to a fourteen-point lead after the first quarter only to have Senath (13-13) rally to cut the margin to one with eight minutes yet to play. The Tigers roared back with a big final period to take home the win. Senior Curtis Fowler sank nine points in the frame. Clifton Hayes took scoring honors with twenty markers and was complemented by three teammates in double digits. The Lions placed a trio in twin figures led by Rhew Parker (15 points) and Hunter Knowlan (13 points) who will both return next season.

Neelyville is next to square off with Hayti in the semifinals of Class 2, District 1 at Campbell High School at 8:30 on Tuesday.

Scoring

Neelyville - 19 11 14 24 - 68
Senath - 5 17 21 11 - 54

NEELYVILLE (68) —Clifton Hayes 20, Jemaane Williams-Titus 19, Curtis Fowler 13, Timothy Ennis 12, Jacob Abner 2, Noah Burton 2. FG 24, FT 14-22, (3-pointers: Hayes 3, Ennis 2, Williams-Titus).

SENATH (54) — Rhew Parker 15, Hunter Knowlan 13, Isai Lopez 11, Jesus Luna 6, Drake King 5, Jaxon Layne 4. FG 23, FT 5-11, (3-pointers: King, Lopez, Parker).

Gideon 62, Richland(Essex) 42

It took Gideon a 19 point third quarter to finally put Richland away as the Rebels hung tough at Bell City High School in a Class 1, District 2, #3 versus #6 seeded contest.

Richland wouldn’t go quietly but finally succumbed to a very good Bulldog squad who is looking to make a deep run in post-season play.

Gideon (22-5) was led in scoring by Brevin Vines who finished with 20 points. Samual Williams pitched in 17 points in the victorious effort.

Richland (7-17) was led in defeat by Senior Norman Oakley who finished his last game with 11 points. Fellow senior Christopher Siebert helped with 10 points.

Gideon will now take on Oak Ridge in what should be an excellent matchup on Monday at 6:15 p.m.

Scoring

Gideon - 13 12 19 14 - 62

Richland - 9 8 9 14 - 42

Gideon (62) — Brevin Vines 20, Samual Williams 17, Jeffery Stover 10, Zach Swift 8, Logan Woodard 7. FG 25, FT 7-14, (3-pointers: Vines 2, Swift 2, Woodard ).

Richland (42) — Norman Oakley 11, Christopher Siebert 10, Shai Sherfield 6, Damon Ivy 5, Matthew Finch 2, Hunter Deason 2, Andrew Partenberry 2. FG 18, FT 3-7, (3-pointers: Ivy).

Van Buren 73, Greenville 41

Class 2, District 2 host Van Buren jumped on Greenville early by outscoring the Bears 25-17 in the opening quarter and then holding them to a mere seven points in te second quarter, as the Bulldogs built a 38-24 lead by halftime.

Levi Boyer and Preston Golden each scored 18 in the win, while Dalton Rudd added 16.

Greenville had 11 players score, but none in double figures.

The Bulldogs (20-5) will face Alton in the semifinal today at 7:30 p.m.

Greenville ends its season at 4-16.

Van Buren - 25 13 13 22 - 73

Greenville - 17 7 12 5 - 41

VAN BUREN (73) Dalton Rudd 16, David Kearby 5, Preston Golden 18, Kyren west 8, Levi Boyer 18, Conner Powell 8. FGs 26, FTs 16-25, 3-pointers (Rudd 3, Kearby, Golden).

GREENVILLE (41) - Jeb Huff 3, Kade Reed 2, Dylan Barks 3, Parker Irions 8, Miles Melvin 3, Gunner Meloy 2, Landon Smith 4, Brandon Dorris 6, Ty Huttmaster 4, Hayden McDaniel 4, Jagger Robinson 2. FGs 17, FTs 4-4, 3-pointers( Huff, Barks, Melvin).

GIRL’S BASKETBALL

Portageville 57, Holcomb 54

In Class 2, District 1 girls action at Campbell High School it was a feisty Portageville team (6th seed) upsetting the 3rd seeded Holcomb Hornets.

The underdog Bulldogs would avenge a loss to Holcomb earlier in the year, leading or tied for the lead at the end of every quarter and would escape with a three point victory to advance to the next round.

Portageville (8-13) would be led in scoring by freshman Amiyah Saxton who would pour in a team high 15 points and would hit two crucial free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

Fellow seniors Jauslyn Johnson and Garielle Madison would help the cause pitching in 13 a piece to help knock off Holcomb.

The Hornets (16-9) would be paced by Macy Houart who would have a game-high 19 points.

Bailey Cupples added 16 points for Holcomb.

The Bulldogs advance to play #2 seeded Hayti in semi-final action Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m.

Scoring

Portageville - 15 17 10 13 - 57

Holcomb - 10 15 17 12 - 54

Portageville (57) — Amiyah Saxton 15, Jauslyn Johnson 13, Garielle Madison 13, Hailey Tipler 8, Roniah Ray 3, Jayla Coger 2, Raigan Fisher 2. FG 22, FT 12-19, (3-pointers: Saxton).

Holcomb (54) — Macy Houart 19, Bailey Cupples 16, Sarah Williams 8, Selena Burress 6, Hannah Burk 3, Alyssa Brown 2. FG 21, FT 14-26, (3-pointers: none).

Hayti 88, South Pemiscot 37

In Class 2, District 1 action it was #2 seeded Hayti steamrolling the #7 seed South Pemiscot Bulldogs as the fans saw an unforgettable performance by Indians sophomore Amiya Johnson.

From the tip-off Johnson was locked in, scoring 17 points in the first quarter. But she was far from being finished. She would score 20 more in the second period and 16 in the third period before the Hayti head coach would call it a night for Johnson, sitting mostly all the fourth quarter. She would finish with 53 points, hitting 7 treys and adding 10 points from the charity stripe. Johnson would also get help from senior Ariyani Robinson who would pitch in 19 points, being pulled in the fourth quarter as well.

South Pemiscot (3-17) would get a nice final game from senior guard Mckenzie Jordan who would net 24 of the Bulldogs 37 points in loss.

The Indians (17-5) will take on an upstart Portageville Bulldog team who knocked off Holcomb to advance on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Campbell High School.

Scoring

Hayti - 27 31 28 2 - 88

South Pemiscot- 9 13 5 10 - 37

Hayti (88) — Amiya Johnson 53, Ariyani Robinson 19, Stemaiya Robinson 11, Reggi Ford 5. FG 31, FT 18-29, (3-pointers: Johnson 7, Ford).

South Pemiscot (37) — Mckenzie Jordan 24, Aliyah Taylor 10, Kaylan Edwards 2, Lauren Jones 1. FG 13, FT 5-8, (3-pointers: Jordan 6).

Campbell 48, Senath-Hornersville 36

Host Campbell (8-16) took control in the second half of a tight Class 2 District contest and came away with a victory over Senath-Hornersville (8-13). Leading by three at the halftime break, the Lady Camels tacked on an additional nine thereafter. The Lions outscored Campbell from deep (six treys to four) and at the charity stripe (eight free throws to six), but came short in the final summary. Gabrielle Neilson delivered three triples as part of a twenty-four point performance to lead the winners. Hannah Johnson nailed three from behind the arc and scored eleven total to top the Lions chart.

Campbell (4th seed) stays alive to play on its hardwood. Neelyville (1st seed) will provide competition after having a first round bye.

Scoring

Campbell - 14 7 16 11 - 48
Senath - 8 10 10 8 - 36

CAMPBELL (48) — Gabrielle Neilson 24, Adrionna Pearson 11, Marie Wheeler 5, Hannah Littrell 4, Darcy Broglin 4 . FG 19, FT 6-11, (3-pointers: Neilson 3, Wheeler).

SENATH (36) — Hannah Johnson 11, Accountess Lewis 8, Aubry Jones 7, Abigail Vilchis 7 Sarah Garza 3 . FG 11, FT 8-13, (3-pointers: Johnson 3, Garza, Jones, Vilchis ).

Columbia Rock Bridge 44, Jackson 36

Jackson (12-11) protected well their home court on Saturday before accepting defeat to a very good Rock Bridge (17-4) unit. It was the seventh win in the last eight for the Bruins. The Lady Indians battled to a 16-all deadlock by halftime, but were outscored by four in each of the final two periods. Jackson’s total of eleven field goals included eight from three-point territory. Madison Lambert connected for five of those in leading her team with nineteen points. Eryn Puett led the victors with a game high twenty-two.

Jackson has a pair of away games scheduled before Districts. Dexter is the host on Monday, and the Lady Indians travel to Sikeston on Wednesday. Seckman will be the opening round Class 5 opponent on March 2.

Woodland 58, Arcadia Valley 52

In Class 3, District 2 action at Fredericktown High School it was Destinee Cowell leading a very balanced Woodland scoring attack to upset a very good Arcadia Valley squad.

The aforementioned Cowell led a quartet of Cardinals in double figures as she scored 17 points with Maddison Altenthal, Emma Brown, and Addie Johnson rounding out with 13, 11, and 10 points respectively. Woodland would outscore Arcadia Valley 25-13 in the final period to seal the deal.

The disappointed Tigers (15-12) received an outstanding game from junior Gracee Smith who poured in a game high 38 points, scoring all but 14 of her teams final tally. But it just wasn’t enough to overcome the well balanced game from the Woodland girls.

The Cardinals (12-14) will now take on #2 seed West County in semi-final action.

Scoring

Arcadia Valley - 18 12 9 13 - 52

Woodland - 13 16 4 25 - 58

Arcadia Valley (52) — Gracee Smith 38, Katelyn Whited 6, Jaidyn Phelps 3, Kirsten Day 2, Lilee Jones 2, Hannah Helvey 1. FG 25, FT 8-13, (3-pointers: Smith 5 ).

Woodland (58) — Destinee Cowell 17, Madison Altenthal 13, Emma Brown 11, Addie Johnson 10, Chloe Goodwin 3, Selena Sandford 2, Ally Whitener 2. FG 21, FT n/a, (3-pointers: Cowell 2).

East Carter 54, Greenville 41

#3 seeded East Carter finished off a stubborn #6 seeded Greenville team to advance to semi-final action at Van Buren in Girls Class 2, District 2 action.

The Redbirds found the Bears to be very tough defensively in the first half, out-scoring them 27 to 25, but the second half would be a different story, as Greenville were trounced in the 2nd half 29-14.

Makenna Moore led East Carter (13-12) with 19 points. Naomi Crowley added 18.

The Bears were led by Abbigail Hillis who had 17 points. Mattie Allen assisted with 12 points to finish the Bears season at 3-21

Scoring

East Carter - 12 13 15 14 - 54

Greenville - 16 11 5 9 - 41

East Carter (54) — Makenna Moore 19, Naomi Crowley 18, Brooklyn Kearby 10, Kennedy Thies 5, Kadence Reynolds 1, Hailey Brown 1. FG 21, FT 10-21, (3-pointers: Moore 2).

Greenville (41) — Abbigail Hillis 17, Mattie Allen 12, Jane Lane 6, Natalie Miller 4, Carli Marler 2. FG 17, FT 1-8, (3-pointers: Allen 3).

Van Buren 56, Alton 46

The fourth time was the charm for Van Buren (9-15). After three previous setbacks to Alton (11-15), the Lady Dawgs built a six-point halftime advantage and held on for a District win. The Comets won two tight games earlier in February and a blowout in December, but this time Van Buren would not be denied on their home court. The ‘Dawgs advance to play top seed Ellington (20-4) who have won 14 of their last 15. Sophomore Katie Griffin led the way for Van Buren with twenty-one points. Caitlin O’Dell added thirteen. Alton was led by Madison Erickson and Alyssa Wayland with thirteen each. District play continues at 6:00 Tuesday.

Scoring

Van Buren - 14 8 15 19 - 56
Alton - 4 12 16 14 - 46

VAN BUREN (56) — Katie Griffin 21, Caitlin O’Dell 13, Lani Black 9, Ella Willbanks 7, Scarlett Alcorn 4, Madison Mabry 2. FG 17, FT 15-27, (3-pointers: O’Dell 3, Black 2, Willbanks, Griffin ).

ALTON (46) — Madison Erickson 13, Alyssa Wayland 13, Hannah Wigger 10, Laiken Heck 4, Danielle Walters 4, Kinzie Arasmith 2. FG 18, FT 7-13, (3-pointers: Wayland 2, Wigger).

r 4, Carli Marler 2. FG 17, FT 1-8, (3-pointers: Allen 3).

Scoring

Rock Bridge - 9 7 15 13 - 44
Jackson - 10 6 11 9 - 36

ROCK BRIDGE (44) — Eryn Puett 22, Sanaa’ St.Andre 8, Kyrah Brodie 6, Mary Primus 4, Samantha Mackley 2, Kate Linnemeyer 2. FG 12, FT 17-26, (3-pointers: Puett).

JACKSON (36) — Madison Lambert 19, Piper Guilliams 7, Brooke Thompson 4, Olivia Ward 3, Kamryn Link 3. FG 11, FT 6-9, (3-pointers: Lambert 5, Thompson, Ward, Link ).

Fredericktown 66, Kelly 58

The host Blackcats methodically pulled away from Kelly in the opening round of the Class 3, District 2 tournament Saturday.

Fredericktown led 31-29 at the break, but stretched its lead to 52-46 entering the final period.

The Blackcats (7-18) got a team-best 26 points from Mallory Mathes, while the Hawks 16-11 were paced by three players in double figures: Alaney Moore (17), Kiya Lambert (15), and Allison Owens (14).

Fredericktown will now face top-seed Saxony Lutheran Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Fredericktown - 20 11 21 14 - 66

Kelly - 14 15 17 12 - 58

FREDERICKTOWN (66) - Mallory Mathes 26, Linley Rehkop 13, Lydia Mell 2, Kyndol Dodd 10, Kayleigh Slinkard 11, Evan Davis 2, Shayna Russom 2. FGs 28, FTs 4-5, 3-pointers (Mathes 5, Slinkard).

KELLY (58) - Allison Owens 14, Aleya King 8, Alaney Moore 17, Mallory Glastetter 4, Kiya Lambert 15. FGs 21, FTs 10-12, 3-pointers (Owens 2, King 2, Moore, Lambert).

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