Archive for Friday, December 5, 2008

Bulldogs lose hoops home openers

McLouth High junior Missy Rome prepares to launch a deep three-pointer in the waning seconds of the third quarter. MHS lost to St. Marys, 65-39.

McLouth High junior Missy Rome prepares to launch a deep three-pointer in the waning seconds of the third quarter. MHS lost to St. Marys, 65-39.

December 5, 2008

St. Marys 65, McLouth girls 39

After hanging with the visiting Bears in the first quarter, McLouth struggled to keep up the rest of the way in its season opener, falling to St. Marys, 65-39.

Dynamic junior wing Missy Rome led the Bulldogs (0-1) with 26 points and five steals. Cassidy Bristol scored eight and Kylie Shufflebarger added five.

McLouth travels to Oskaloosa on Monday for a Delaware Valley League Tournament game against Horton at 6:15 p.m.

Score by quarters

SMHS 12 22 24 7 — 65

MHS 9 6 13 11 — 39

St. Marys (65)

Leah Piper 8 0-0 20, Becca Homan 3 0-0 6, Kristal Channel 2 0-0 5, Laura Kinderknecht 6 2-2 18, Heather Perry 1 2-2 4, Kassidy Robbins 1 0-0 3, Allie Marshall 2 0-1 4, Kayla Moylan 1 0-0 3, Calley Hewitt 1 0-3 2.

McLouth (39)

Haley Holwick 0-0 0-0 0, Kylie Shufflebarger 2-5 1-4 5, Missy Rome 11-18 0-2 26, Cassidy Bristol 1-4 6-8 8, Logan Terry 0-2 0-0 0, Morgan Drinnon 0-1 0-0 0.

St. Marys 63, McLouth boys 20

McLouth High senior forward Derrick Crouse elevates over a St. Marys defender for a jump shot during the Bulldogs' 63-20 loss to the Bears on Friday night at McLouth.

McLouth High senior forward Derrick Crouse elevates over a St. Marys defender for a jump shot during the Bulldogs' 63-20 loss to the Bears on Friday night at McLouth.

McLouth scored more points in the first quarter than it did in the final three periods combined and only scored one second-half field goal as the Bulldogs fell to St. Marys, 63-20.

Junior MHS point guard Cole Batman scored 13 points and was the only Bulldog to score in the final three quarters.

McLouth (0-2) travels to Oskaloosa on Tuesday for a Delaware Valley League Tournament game with Immaculata at 4:30 p.m.

Score by quarters

SMHS 24 18 12 9 — 63

MHS 14 3 3 0 — 20

St. Marys (63)

Josh Decker 3 4-8 10, Kellen Gill 0 0-0 0, Mitch Baumchen 6 1-4 17, Luke Olsen 2 1-5 5, Luke Eakes 11 2-7 24, Derek Flerlage 1 1-4 3, Tony Gallegos 1 1-4 4.

McLouth (20)

Jarrod Bechard 2-5 0-0 4, Derrick Crouse 0-7 1-5 1, Cole Batman 3-8 5-7 13, Vinny Gonzalez 1-3 0-0 2, Tyler Drinnon 0-5 0-0 0, Gavin Swearngin 0-6 0-0 0, Alex Courtney 0-1 0-0 0, Alen Kramer 0-2 0-0 0.

For more on the home openers, see the Dec. 10 print edition of The Mirror.

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