Archive for Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Chieftains sweep Chargers at home

February 6, 2008

It was a clean sweep of Santa Fe Trail in the Tonganoxie High School gymnasium Tuesday night.

The THS girls began the evening defeating Santa Fe Trail, 46-12.

The Chieftains improved to 13-2 on the season, while Santa Fe Trail dropped to 5-10.

Since Dec. 18, Tonganoxie has won nine games in a row.

The Chieftains essentially had the game won from the opening tip. THS jumped out to a 13-2 lead after the first quarter and had the game put away, 31-4, at halftime.

The running clock rule was put into effect in the fourth quarter since THS led by 30. THS coach Randy Kraft gave his junior varsity players a chance to see action for the entire fourth quarter.

THS senior guard/forward Liz Baska led all scores with nine.

The Chieftains will travel to Lansing to take on the Lions at 6 p.m. Friday.

Scoring by quarter:

Tonganoxie 13 18 13 2 - 46

Santa Fe Trail 2 2 5 3 - 12

Tonganoxie boys 61, Santa Fe Trail 43

Tonganoxie improved to 5-10 with the victory, while Santa Fe Trail dropped to 2-14.

Senior Gabe Belobrajdic led the Chieftains with 11 points, while junior Austin Smith came off the bench to score 10.

THS will travel to Lansing to take on LHS at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Scoring by quarter

Tonganoxie 14 17 13 17 - 61

Santa Fe Trail 10 8 9 16 - 43

See the Feb. 13 edition of The Mirror for the full stories.

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