Archive for Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Tonganoxie girls overwhelm Osawatomie

Boys lose low-scoring affair in OT

December 8, 2004

Ali Pistora, Madison Weller and Addie Heim all scored in double figures as Tonganoxie routed Osawatomie, 59-22, in the first round of the Ike Cearfoss Basketball Tournament at Central Heights.

Tonganoxie shut out Osawatomie in the second quarter and built a 33-8 halftime lead.

The Chieftains (2-0) now will face former Kaw Valley League member De Soto at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Heights. De Soto defeated Central Heights, 65-33, on Tuesday.

The Tonganoxie boys played in nearby Osawatomie in the Trojan Tip-off against host Osawatomie.

A Kirk Rodell three-pointer tied the game with four seconds left in regulation, but the Trojans outlasted the Chieftians, 51-45, in overtime. Rodell led all scoreres with 20.

Tonganoxie (0-2) will take on De Soto at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Wildcats fell to Central Heights, 61-51, on Tuesday.

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