Archive for Wednesday, January 4, 2006

McLouth resumes season

January 4, 2006

The McLouth High boys basketball team enters the 2006 portion of its schedule with a .500 mark.

MHS was 2-2 heading into Tuesday's game at Oskaloosa. At the break, the Bulldogs had two players averaging in double figures -- Trevor Keling at 11.8 and Kevin Stewart at 10.3. Ricky Kelley's average is at 7.0.

Keling also leads the team in free-throw shooting. He's made 15 of 32 free throws for a 65.2 percentage.

From three-point range, Kevin Stewart has the most shots to his credit. He has attempted 13, five of which he has made. Kelley (3), Mark Stewart (2), Lance Lamborn (1) and Andrew Booth (1) also have made three-pointers this season for McLouth.

As for rebounding, Keling leads the team with 43, while Jimmy Steffey has 31 and Joel Gill 23. Steffey leads the team in steals with 10, while Andrew Booth tops the team in blocks with four. Steffey is the team's steals leader with 10, while Kevin Stewart leads the team in assists with 14.

McLouth continues its season Friday at Horton (2-3 overall and 0-0 in the Delaware Valley League).

Results from Tuesday's game against Oskaloosa, as well as Friday's game at Horton can be found in next week's edition of the Mirror.

Girls basketball

Although the girls basketball team has just one win this season, the Bulldogs have made strides in the early season. MHS is 1-3 and with the win already equaled last year's win total. McLouth's victory came against Jackson Heights, which marked the Bulldogs' first win against a Delaware Valley League opponent in two years.

The Bulldogs are led in scoring by Rachael Thompson, who is averaging 7.8 points. Abby Annis is close behind, averaging an even seven.

From the free-throw line, Annis is McLouth's top shooter. She's made 10 of 15 free throws.

Amanda Shaver leads the team in rebounds with eight per game, while Annis leads the team in assists with nine. Thompson has eight assists on the season, while Heaven Mills and Devyn Roberts each have five. As for steals, Thompson leads the Bulldogs with 16 and Annis has 13.

McLouth faced Oskaloosa on Jan. 3 on the road and will play at Horton (3-2 overall and 0-0 in the DVL) on Friday. Results from those games can be found in next week's edition of The Mirror.

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