Archive for Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday morning sports roundup: THS wrestlers second at Baldwin; basketball splits games; MHS does well at home invite

Tonganoxie High placed second at the Baldwin Invitational Jan. 27, 2018, in Baldwin.

Tonganoxie High placed second at the Baldwin Invitational Jan. 27, 2018, in Baldwin.

January 29, 2018

Tonganoxie High had a big weekend at the 17th annual Baldwin Invitational Tournament.

The Chieftains ranked No. 4 in Class 4A, placed second out of 16 teams, scoring 161 points on the day.

Holton won the tournament with 190.

Basehor-Linwood placed third with 130, just ahead of Burlington, which finished with 129. There was a bottleneck from third to 10th place, as those standings were determined by 24.5 points.

Baldwin finished fifth (122), Santa Fe Trail sixth (116), Spring Hill seventh (115.5), Clay Center eighth (113), Louisburg ninth (108.5) and Prairie View 10th (105.5).

Eudora (11th, 90), Buhler (12th, 82), Goodland (13th, 81), Rock Creek (14th, 54), Wamego (15th, 42) and Osawatomie (16th, 31).

Korbin Riedel (138), Patterson Starcher (145) and Gad Huseman (152) led the Chieftains with individual titles.

Justin Hand (170) and Connor Searcy 195 both placed second.

The Chieftains have a big dual this week. Tonganoxie takes on Bonner Springs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the THS gymnasium. Bonner Springs is ranked No. 3 in Class 4A. It also will be Senior Night.

THS basketball teams beat Heritage Christian, lose to Eudora

Both Tonganoxie basketball teams split their games this past week.

The Tonganoxie High boys routed Heritage Christian Academy, 55-19, Jan. 23, but fell short Friday against Tonganoxie Invitational champ Eudora, 51-37.

The THS girls defeated Heritage Christian, 47-35, but then lost to Eudora, 50-22.

Both teams are 3-9 and play Turner on Tuesday and Piper on Friday, both nights in Tonganoxie.

THS is in the middle of playing four straight home games after hosting the Tonganoxie Invitational.

McLouth teams fare well at home invitational

The McLouth High boys are 7-5 on the season and will play Tuesday at Jefferson County North after a 10-day hiatus.

The Bulldogs placed second in their own tourney after falling to Maranatha Christian Academy, 77-64.

The MHS girls are 3-9 after taking third at the MIT on Jan. 20. MHS defeated Kansas City Christian, 44-18, in the third-place game. The girls also will be back in action Tuesday at JCN.

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