Archive for Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Jackson Heights clips McLouth

March 1, 2006

Holly Kitterman scored a team-high 12 points, but the McLouth High girls basketball team fell to Jackson Heights, 51-38, Feb. 21 in McLouth.

MHS trailed, 19-14, at the half, but Jackson Heights had a big third quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs, 13-4.

Jackson Heights' Erin Tanking did the most damage for the Cobras. She scored 25, while teammate Lexi Hankerson scored 10.

Rachael Thompson was McLouth's No. 2 scorer with 7.

Kansas City Christian 63, McLouth 24

Scoring just one point in the first quarter didn't get McLouth off to a good start against once-beaten Kansas City Christian.

The Bulldogs trailed, 19-1, after the first quarter and 38-6 at halftime. MHS did outscore KCC in the fourth, but the Panthers prevailed, 63-24.

Thompson led MHS in scoring with seven, while Heaven Mills scored six.

Kansas City Christian finished the regular season at 19-1, while McLouth ended its regular season at 3-17.

McLouth traveled Tuesday to Effingham to play Atchison County in the first round of Class 3A substate action. The Bulldogs were the No. 7 seed, while the Tigers were the No. 2.

For results from that game, log on to The Mirror's Web site at www.tonganoxiemirror.com.

For expanded coverage, see the March 8 edition of The Mirror.

LINESCORES

Jackson Heights 51, McLouth 38

Score by quarters
McLouth 10 14 4 10 -- 38
Jackson Heights 16 13 13 9 -- 51

Individual scoring
McLouth -- Thompson 7, Mills 2, Annis 6, Kitterman 12, Roberts 2, Farris 3, Shaver 6.
Jackson Heights -- Lexi Hankerson 10, Brittni Bacon 3, Hillari Messer 9, Erin Tanking 25, Lea Anderson 4.

KC Christian 63, McLouth 24

Score by quarters
KC Christian 19 19 15 10 -- 63
McLouth 1 5 8 11 -- 24

Individual scoring
KC Christian -- Mulbah 2, Ford 2, B. Schwab 16, W. Schwab 2, Olson 6, Knoth 21, Spencer 12, Casemier 2.
McLouth -- Thompson 7, Mills 6, Annis 2, Kitterman 1, Farris 2, Shaver 6.
Three-point goals -- B. Schwab 2.

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