Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2001

TJHS 7th-grade girls start basketball strong

November 7, 2001

The Tonganoxie Junior High School girls' basketball teams had a successful week as the seventh-grade A and B teams were both victorious.

The A team defeated Oskaloosa 44-11on Oct. 30, while the B team defeated Clark and Oskaloosa before winning the Tonganoxie B team tournament Saturday at Tonganoxie.

The Warriors won the B tournament by defeating Linwood 23-11 and Monticello 20-10.

Against Oskaloosa in the A game, Rachel Bogard led the Warriors with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Ali Pistora had the strongest overall performance, scoring 10 points with seven steals and six assists. Although she had no points, Sarah Kotowske had nine rebounds.

For the B team, scoring was spread out in its four games. Mallory Cartwright led the team with eight points against Clark, while Sammie McDaniel led the team with five points against Oskaloosa.

In the Tonganoxie tournament, Amie Riddle led the team against Linwood, scoring 12 of the team's 23 points. Kezia Huseman was the leader against Monticello, scoring 10 of the team's 20 points.

The TJHS eighth-grade team has also been in action.

The Warriors dropped an overtime game to Oskaloosa 24-19 on Oct. 30 at Tonganoxie. Maggie Gratny tied the game by putting back an offensive rebound as time expired in regulation. Gratny led the team in points with seven.

The season continues for both grades as they play Monticello on Thursday. The eighth grade A and B teams play at 4 p.m. in Tonganoxie, while the seventh-grade teams play at Monticello.

Seventh-grade scores

Tonganoxie (A) 10 13 13 8 44

Oskaloosa 0 4 5 2 11

Rachel Bogard 12 (13 rebounds), Pistora 10 (7 steals, 6 assists), Shannon Smith 4, Amie Riddle 4, Aimee Ostermeyer 4, Rebecca Bogard 3, Kezia Huseman 2, Holly Heintzelman 2, Sara Schlicht 2, Alex Kissinger1, Sarah Kotowske 0 (9 rebounds)

Tonganoxie (B) 8 2 10 6 26

Clark 2 8 4 0 12

Sarah Cartwright 8, Tana Lloyd 6, Crystal Jordan 4, Sara Briggs 2, Flor Flores 2, Sammie McDaniel 2, Laura Shuster 2

Tonganoxie (B) 5 2 5 7 19

Oskaloosa 0 6 4 4 14

McDaniel 5, Casey Davis 3, Ostermeyer 3, Jordan 2, Alex Kissinger 2, Schlicht 2, Shutts 2

Tonganoxie (B) 8 2 7 6 23

Linwood 6 0 4 1 11

Riddle 12, Schlicht 4, Lloyd 2, Jordan 2, Emily Hughes 2, Cartwright 1

Tonganoxie (B) 2 8 6 4 20

Monticello 2 0 6 2 10

Huseman 10, McDaniel 6, Briggs 2, Davis 2

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