Archive for Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Tonganoxie too much for Turner

Tonganoxie High sophomore guard Dylan Scates goes up for a lay-in as teammates Justin Jacobs and Austin Smith look on. Scates, a sub, hit both of his shot attempts in the Chieftains' 51-46 victory against Turner on Tuesday night at THS.

Tonganoxie High sophomore guard Dylan Scates goes up for a lay-in as teammates Justin Jacobs and Austin Smith look on. Scates, a sub, hit both of his shot attempts in the Chieftains' 51-46 victory against Turner on Tuesday night at THS.

January 13, 2009

The Chieftains stuck to their winning ways in a Kaw Valley League matchup with visiting Turner on Tuesday night at Tonganoxie High as both the boys and girls squads notched their third straight league victory.

Tonganoxie boys 51, K.C. Turner 46

Senior center Austin Smith had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to help Tonganoxie improve to 3-0 in Kaw Valley League play.

The Chieftains (4-2) had just a two-point lead entering the fourth quarter and trailed by a point at one juncture before Smith scored on a putback to give THS the lead for good. Smith followed that bucket with a steal and a layup to give THS even more momentum.

Junior forward Keaton Schaffer scored 11 for Tonganoxie and sophomore point guard Jeremy Carlisle had 10.

Score by quarters

Turner 9 9 16 12 — 46

Tonganoxie 7 18 11 15 — 51

Tonganoxie scoring

Jeremy Carlisle 3-8 4-4 10, Jace Waters 0-1 2-2 2, Jamie Everett 1-2 0-0 2, Keaton Schaffer 2-13 5-6 11, Austin Smith 5-8 4-6 14, Brandon Yoder 1-5 5-7 7, Rob Schlicht 0-1 0-0 0, Justin Jacobs 0-0 0-0 0, Dylan Scates 2-2 0-0 5.

Tonganoxie girls 48, K.C. Turner 28

The Chieftains held the Bears to single digits in each of the first three quarters and THS coasted to a 20-point victory.

Tonganoxie High junior Abby Eisman follows through on a jump shot during the Chieftains' 48-28 victory against Turner at THS on Tuesday night.

Tonganoxie High junior Abby Eisman follows through on a jump shot during the Chieftains' 48-28 victory against Turner at THS on Tuesday night.

Tonganoxie opened the game on a 14-0 run and had a 9-0 run in the second quarter to give the team a comfortable cushion.

Senior point guard Chrissie Jeannin had 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists for Tonganoxie (5-1 overall, 3-0 Kaw Valley League). Fellow senior Roni Grizzle scored 12.

Score by quarters

Turner 2 9 5 12 — 28

Tonganoxie 16 16 11 5 — 48

Tonganoxie scoring

Lauren Hall 0-3 0-0 0, Andie Jeannin 2-5 1-4 6, Roni Grizzle 4-13 4-7 12, Abby Eisman 2-7 0-1 4, Chrissie Jeannin 5-13 2-7 15, Haley Smith 2-9 0-2 4, Danielle Miller 1-3 0-0 2, Tayler Miles 1-5 3-4 5, Amanda Holroyd 0-2 0-0 0.

Both Tonganoxie teams travel to Piper on Friday.

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