Archive for Monday, February 25, 2008

Chieftains roll in sub-state opener

Tonganoxie's Shannon Carlin drives in for a layup against Atchison on Monday night. THS won 75-28 in its sub-state opener.

Tonganoxie's Shannon Carlin drives in for a layup against Atchison on Monday night. THS won 75-28 in its sub-state opener.

February 25, 2008

The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team opened its postseason with a bang on Monday night, blasting visiting Atchison, 75-28.

The Chieftains improved to 18-4 with the first-round sub-state victory.

Liz Baska led the Chieftains with 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

Shannon Carlin led the team with eight boards and scored 15 points. Christy Weller also scored 15. Six of those came on three layups that to open the second half.

Tonganoxie will play the winner of Monday's Royal Valley-Hiawatha game on Thursday at Holton.

For more on the Chieftains victory, please see Wednesday's edition of The Mirror.

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