Sports In Brief
McLouth sophomore nets four gold medals
Gus Harrison, a 15-year-old McLouth High sophomore, won four gold medals Saturday at the Spartan Powerlifting Classic in Emporia.
He took home a gold medal as champion of the 171-pound weight class of the junior boys division (grades 8-10). He also received gold medals for the best squat lift, best bench lift and best clean lift.
Harrison's total weight from the three events was 770 pounds; 330 on the squat, 220 on the bench and 220 on the clean.
There were 388 competitors on hand from all over Kansas.
Scouts pick up victory in St. Joe's tourney
The Tonganoxie Scouts sixth grade girls basketball team won the Central High Holiday Tournament on Saturday in St. Joseph, Mo.
The Scouts, which went 4-0 on the weekend, defeated the hometown St. Joseph Hoyas in the championship game.
Members of the Scouts include Emily Soetaert, Kara Banks, Morgan Oroke, Marissa Martin, Katelyn Waldeier, Aly Batholomew, Emma Stilgenbauer, Lainy Jo Walker, Alissa Donnelly.
Tonganoxie is coached by Jeffrey and Jennifer Stilgenbauer.
Boys go 1-2: The Tonganoxie Scouts sixth grade boys team went 1-2 at the same tournament.
Members of the Scouts include Tyler Ford, Connor Wentz-Hall, Travis Woods, Jon Irwin, Eric McPherson, Evan Stilgenbauer, Eric Tate and Ben Johnson.
Tonganoxie is coached by Jeffrey Stilgenbauer, Doug Sandburg and Doug Tate.
McLouth completes sweep of Maranatha
The McLouth High boys basketball team defeated the Maranatha Academy of Shawnee, 46-44, on Thursday.
McLouth improved to 4-8 on the season.
Senior Mike Rome led the Bulldogs in scoring with 12 points.
The McLouth High girls basketball team defeated Maranatha, 44-18, on Thursday.
Sophomore point guard Missy Rome led MHS in scoring with 18 points.
McLouth returned to action Monday, defeating Cornerstone, 60-34.
MHS improved its record to 7-6. It's the first time the Bulldogs have been above .500 this season.
Rome led the Bulldogs with 21 points.
Tonganoxie High girls seventh in Class 4A
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team is ranked No. 7 in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Class 4A poll.
The Chieftains (12-2) had the week off, but will face Santa Fe Trail and Lansing this week.
Basehor-Linwood is the only other Kaw Valley League school ranked. The Bobcats are No. 3 in the poll.