Archive for Saturday, January 19, 2013

Both Chieftain teams fall in third-place games

January 19, 2013

The Tonganoxie High girls led by four points at halftime, but couldn't find an answer for a second-half rally by Silver Lake in a 53-47 loss Saturday in the third-place game at the Tonganoxie Invitational.

The Chieftains (8-3) jumped out to a 13-2 lead in the first quarter, but the Eagles (9-2) found their footing and slowly started to chip away at the deficit. They took their first lead midway through the third quarter and stayed in front fore the remainder of the game.

Ashlyn Lane led SLHS with a game-high 21 points. Katelyn Waldeier paced Tonganoxie with 14 points, while Jenny Whitledge scored 11 and pulled down 11 rebounds.

Score by quarter

Silver Lake 11 14 14 14 — 53

Tonganoxie 19 10 6 12 — 47

Individual scoring

SILVER LAKE — Ashlyn Lane 6-10 8-10 21, Mackenzie Freeman 3-10 2-2 10, Madison Wegner 3-8 0-0 7, Katlyn Kirkwood 2-2 1-1 5, Taylor White 2-6 0-0 4, Alexis Campbell 1-1 0-2 2, Jordan Yoder 1-2 0-0 2, Logan Bledsoe 1-5 0-0 2.

TONGANOXIE — Katelyn Waldeier 7-14 0-2 14, Jenny Whitledge 5-11 1-3 11, Hannah Kemp 4-7 0-0 8, Madee Walker 3-7 0-0 8, Sarah Ahart 1-1 0-0 2, Kara Banks 1-3 0-0 2, Emily Soetaert 1-6 0-0 2.

HOLTON BOYS 71, TONGANOXIE 56

The THS boys were within six points at the break, but Holton extended its lead to as many as 20 points in a dominant second half of the third-place game.

The Wildcats (8-4) opened the third quarter on a 13-5 run to take a double-digit lead, and the Chieftains (6-5) failed to mount a comeback down the stretch. As a team, Holton went 9-of-16 from beyond the three-point arc.

Cameron Karn, Tyler Burdiek and Trent Tanking each scored 16 points for HHS. Meanwhile, Eric Tate and Jack Dale led Tonganoxie with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

Score by quarter

Holton 19 18 15 19 — 71

Tonganoxie 11 20 11 14 — 56

Individual scoring

HOLTON — Cameron Karn 8-12 0-0 16, Tyler Burdiek 6-10 1-2 16, Trent Tanking 6-11 3-3 16, Garett Beecher 4-6 0-2 12, Trey Tanking 3-7 0-0 7, Ryan Haefke 1-1 0-1 2, Daniel Gordon 1-2 0-0 2.

TONGANOXIE — Eric Tate 5-8 0-0 14, Jack Dale 5-8 3-3 14, James Grizzle 3-5 3-3 10, Ben Johnson 2-3 1-3 5, Tyler Ford 2-4 0-0 5, Jared Sommers 1-4 0-0 3, Blair Mathisen 1-4 1-2 3, John Lean 1-6 0-0 2.

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