Chieftain girls four games from perfection; Chargers sweep Bulldogs in McLouth
The Tonganoxie High girls easily handled Lansing, 66-33, Friday in Kaw Valley League action. The Chieftains defeated the Lions for a third and final time and improved to 16-0 with four games left in the regular season.
Tonganoxie still has a home game against Piper and road games against Bonner Springs, Bishop Ward and Mill Valley. The Chieftains have defeated each of those teams once this season.
In the boys game, THS played a tight game against the visitors from Lansing, but the Lions came away with a 42-41 win against the Chieftains. The loss dropped Tonganoxie to 10-6 on the season.
A few miles down the road in McLouth, the Bulldogs played host to the Chargers of Horton.
The McLouth girls battled back from a double-digit deficit, and had a chance to win the game in the final seconds, but fell to HHS, 41-39.
The McLouth boys trailed by one at halftime against Horton, but HHS outscored McLouth, 17-4, in the third quarter on its way to a 65-48 win.
For more on these games, see the Feb. 14 edition of The MIrror.