Chieftain girls roar to 14-4 mark with home victory against Lions
Lansing gave Tonganoxie fits last month when the teams squared off in the Tonganoxie Invitational.
But on Friday, the tables were turned as the teams faced off in Tonganoxie.
Leading 23-12 at the intermission, the Chieftains doubled their score in the third and held a commanding 46-22 lead. The Lions outscored THS in the fourth, but the Chieftains already had the game sealed.
"We did a lot better job of defending the post tonight," THS coach Randy Kraft said.
Offensively, Madison Weller had another strong game for the Chieftains, scoring a game-high 16 as THS improved to 14-4 on the season.
"It wasn't anything super, I just got open shots and they were just falling for me," Weller said.
Addie Heim again scored in double figures with 15.
Lansing fell to 4-14 with the defeat.
Tonganoxie continued its winning streak with the victory. The Chieftains now have won six consecutive games with one game left.
THS played Immaculata on Tuesday in Tonganoxie and will play host to Bonner Springs on Friday in the season finale. The Chieftains escaped the Braves a few weeks ago in Bonner Springs when Tonganoxie prevailed in overtime.
A win Tuesday could ensure the Chieftains the No. 2 seed in its substate tournament next week.
"We control our own destiny," Kraft said.
Tonganoxie 67, Perry-Lecompton 36
Perry-Lecompton 7 13 12 4 -- 36
Tonganoxie 15 18 22 12 -- 67
Perry-Lecompton -- Casey Amerine 9, Haley Wilson 8, Megan Blosser 8, Tonya Gimzo 4, Andrea Williams 4, Alyssa Higgins 3.
Tonganoxie -- Michelle McWilliams 4, Pistora 14, Addie Heim 10, Madison Weller 18, Katie Jeannin 2, Kelly Breuer 6, L, Jeannin 3, Deaver 2, Sarah Holliday 8.
Tonganoxie 54, Lansing 33
Lansing 7 5 10 11 -- 33
Tonganoxie 14 9 23 8 -- 54
Lansing: Richardson 2, Deere 2, Goodlin 3, Sinkinger 3, Twitchell 2, Waters 4, Parent 2, Rodovich 4, Craig 11.
Tonganoxie: Michelle McWilliams 6, Ali Pistora 4, Addie Heim 15, Madison Weller 16, Katie Jeannin 6, Kelly Breuer 4, Heather Deaver 1, Sarah Holliday 4.
More like this story
- Police were on scene when Tonganoxie principal left campus; sheriff's office conducting investigation
- Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from Kansas farmers
- Carlisle no longer Tonganoxie High principal
- Another viable senior living option in Tonganoxie?
- Kansas considers changes to policies for state workers