Archive for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

THS girls stay perfect, boys roar back at Bishop Ward

December 18, 2012

— Hannah Kemp scored a game-high 19 points and the Tonganoxie High girls stayed unbeaten with a 56-46 win against Bishop Ward at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

For the second straight game, the Chieftains (4-0, 4-0 Kaw Valley League) had to bounce back from a slow start. They trailed by four points after one quarter, but responded with a 10-2 run in the second quarter and led the rest of the way.

Katelyn Waldeier recorded her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Taylor Williams led the Cyclones (1-5, 0-3) with 17 points.

Score by quarters

Tonganoxie 11 19 11 15 — 56

Bishop Ward 15 8 11 12 — 46

Individual scoring

TONGANOXIE — Hannah Kemp 7-12 2-4 19, Katelyn Waldeier 3-12 4-6 10, Emily Soetaert 3-8 2-4 8, Jenny Whitledge 4-10 0-2 8, Madee Walker 1-3 4-4 7, Kara Banks 2-3 0-0 4, Sarah Ahart 0-1 0-0 0.

BISHOP WARD — Taylor Williams 7-22 1-6 17, Frankie Oropeza 5-10 0-0 10, Kendall Nick 4-7 0-0 8, Breana McMillion 3-13 1-2 7, Samantha Morrissey 2-7 0-0 4, Caitlin Reed 0-5 0-0 0.

TONGANOXIE BOYS 61, BISHOP WARD 51

The Tonganoxie High boys trailed by 13 points at halftime, but roared back for their first win of the season.

THS (1-3, 1-3 KVL) went in front for the first time on a 3-pointer by John Lean at the end of the third quarter and never relinquished the lead. The Chieftains led by as many as 12 in the final period, but Bishop Ward (1-5, 0-3) used a 10-2 run to get within four. That's as close as the Cyclones got, though, as THS put the game on ice with several late free throws.

Jack Dale led Tonganoxie with 17 points, while Evan Brull paced BWHS with 15.

Score by quarters

Tonganoxie 9 9 18 25 — 61

Bishop Ward 20 11 4 16 — 51

Individual scoring

TONGANOXIE — Jack Dale 6-11 4-4 17, Tyler Ford 3-3 4-7 11, Eric Tate 2-6 3-4 8, James Grizzle 4-7 0-0 8, John Lean 2-6 3-4 7, Jared Sommers 3-5 0-0 6, Blair Mathisen 1-5 0-2 2, Ben Johnson 0-1 2-2 2, Keaton Truesdell 0-2 0-0 0.

BISHOP WARD — Evan Brull 6-17 0-2 15, Cole Henley 5-16 1-2 11, Andrew Kump 4-8 2-5 10, Long Ho 5-10 0-1 10, Zach Kolenda 1-5 0-0 3, Armon Selectman 1-2 0-0 2, Xavier Tucker 0-1 0-0 0.

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