Archive for Monday, December 8, 2008

Area hoops roundup: Dec. 8

December 8, 2008

Tonganoxie girls 53, Highland Park 29

The Chieftains started their season with a victory in the first round of the Cardinal Invitational at Eudora on Monday night.

Senior forward Roni Grizzle led Tonganoxie (1-0) with 19 points and senior point guard Chrissie Jeannin scored 18, despite a box-and-one defense on her the entire second half.

Tonganoxie will play Eudora in the second round of the tournament tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Score by quarters

HP 2 4 15 8 — 29

THS 16 17 6 14 — 53

Tonganoxie scoring:

Lauren Hall 1 1-3 4, Andie Jeannin 1 8-10 10, Roni Grizzle 6 7-12 19, Chrissie Jeannin 7 0-1 18, Abby Eisman 0 2-4 2, Madi Yates 0 0-2 0, Danielle Miller 0 0-2 0.

Harmon 94, Tonganoxie boys 79

The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team lost a track meet on Monday night at the Paola Invitational, falling to Harmon, 94-79.

Senior post Austin Smith led the Chieftains (0-1) with 30 points. Junior forward Keaton Schaffer scored 16 and senior forward Jamie Everett added 13.

THS will play Turner in the consolation bracket today at 5:30 p.m.

Score by quarters

THS 18 22 11 28 — 79

HHS 21 25 24 24 — 94

Tonganoxie scoring:

Jeremy Carlisle 2, Jace Waters 6, Jamie Everett 13, Keaton Schaffer 16, Austin Smith 30, Brandon Yoder 12.

Horton 53, McLouth girls 40

McLouth lost, 53-40, in its Delaware Valley League Tournament opener on Monday at Oskaloosa.

Junior guard Missy Rome scored 22 points for MHS. Junior forward Kylie Shufflebarger had 10 and junior post Cassidy Bristol added eight.

The Bulldogs (0-2) will play Doniphan West at 8 p.m. Thursday in the DVL consolation bracket at Oskaloosa.

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