Gremlins stay unbeaten in Kaysinger
The Sacred Heart Gremlins handed Tipton its first Kaysinger Conference loss of the season Friday night, beating the Cardinals 76-50 at Sacred Heart School.
Sacred Heart, ranked No. 2 in Class 2 in the state coaches poll, improved to 13-0 overall and 5-0 in the conference. Tipton fell to 11-4 and 4-1.
Chase Lyles scored a game-high 19 points for the Gremlins. Keyaire Marshall and Jimmy Villalobos had 13 each, and Stefan Cox had 11.
Sacred Heart coach Steve Goodwin commended the play of reserve Will Prenger, who hit two key 3-pointers in the second quarter.
“They were timely,” Goodwin said. “He’s been playing well.
Dylan Cooper paced Tipton with 14 points, and Grant Huhmann and Aaron Rugen had 12 each.
The Gremlins held quarter leads of 21-13, 47-24 and 63-35.
Smithton 74, Stover 70
The Stover Bulldogs led most of the way — by as many as 15 in the third — but Smithton came back to win 74-70 in a Kaysinger Conference boys basketball game on Friday night at Smithton.
Dane Apsher led the Tigers with 29 points. Damien Hendricks added 21 and Jeffery Bell scored 13.
Stover was led by Brock Nolting with 18 points.
Smithton (13-1, 6-0 Kaysinger) will face Miami in the Leeton tournament on Tuesday.
Green Ridge 71, Lincoln 67
Four Green Ridge players scored in double figures Friday night, and the Tigers held off Lincoln 71-67 in a Kaysinger Conference boys basketball game in Lincoln.
Justin McCarthy scored a team-high 13 points, and he added nine rebounds. Hunter Niceswander scored 12, and Hayden Doane and Axton Harding had 10 each.
Battle 51, Smith-Cotton 30
The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers will play for seventh place in their McDonald’s Classic girls basketball tournament after Battle, of Columbia- beat them 51-30 Friday night.
Battle took control in the second and third quarters, outscoring the Lady Tigers 36-12.
Abby Knight paced the Lady Tigers with 13 points, and Jessica Coble had seven.
The Lady Tigers (5-10) will face KC Southwest at noon Saturday in the seventh-place game.
Windsor 58, Northwest 26
Bailey Rollins scored 20 points and had seven assists Friday night, and the Windsor Greyhounds beat Northwest 58-26 in a Kaysinger Conference girls basketball game in Windsor.
Shelby Williams had 10 points and six rebounds. Breanna Bowers had eight points and a team-high 11 rebounds, and Haley Crouch had seven points, four rebounds and four assists.
Jessi Zimmerman paced Northwest with 12 points.
Windsor held quarter leads of 13-8, 28-16, 45-21 and 58-26.
Applewood Christian 58, Lebanon 30
Meredith Crosier just missed a triple-double Friday night, and the Applewood Christian girls basketball team beat a home school team from Lebanon 58-30.
Crosier had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight blocks in a game played in Lebanon.
Miranda Crosier tallied 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Emily Cummings added 10 points.
Applewood (9-4) led 14-8 after one quarter, 34-15 after two and 44-20 after three.
Hallsville 64, Warsaw 26
The Hallsville girls basketball team held the Warsaw Lady Wildcats to single-digit scoring in each of the final three quarters Friday night and beat them 64-26 in a Tri-County Conference game in Warsaw.
Hallsville led 21-12 after one quarter, 38-18 after two and 50-22 after three.
Pilot Grove 76, Slater 62
Mason Schlotzhauer and Trenton Young each recorded double-doubles Thursday night, and the Pilot Grove Tigers boys basketball team beat Slater 76-62 at Pilot Grove High School.
Schlotzhauer scored a game-high 30 points and had 11 rebounds. Young had 13 points and a team-high 13 rebounds. Colton Glenn added 16 points with four assists and three steals.
Pilot Grove (10-3) held quarter leads of 18-12, 34-29 and 54-37.
Warsaw 42, Sherwood 30
The Warsaw Wildcats needed to win only three contested matches Thursday night to beat Sherwood 42-30 in a dual wrestling match at Warsaw High School.
Sherwood won only two contested bouts with the Wildcats picking up three points each from five forfeit wins.
Marshall Wilson (120 pounds) pinned Brandon Cichowski at 3:17; Tyler Summers (170) pinned Chance Landsman at 3:50; and Kyle Goodsell pinned Kaleb Leimkuehler at three minutes.
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