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The Sacred Heart girls basketball team beat Fayette 57-24 in the sonsolation semifinal of the Slater Tournament on Wednesday.


Sacred Heart (9-7) will play in consolation final at 7:30 p.m. on Friday


Late Tuesday


Cole Camp 84, Green Ridge 81, OT


Green Ridge rallied from a 10-point second half deficit and tied the game on a Peyton Needy 3-pointer at the buzzer, but ended up falling to Cole Camp 84-81 in overtime on Tuesday at Green Ridge.


Cole Camp led 26-16 early in the second quarter and held off several Green Ridge runs before the Tigers finally used a 21-7 run, taking the lead on a Zac Callahan basket with 4:50 left in the fourth quarter.


The teams traded baskets the rest of the way before the Bluebirds took the lead for good in overtime. Green Ridge had two chances to tie the game on 3-pointers at the end of overtime, but could not connect.


Alex Pritzel scored 29 points and Tanner Oelrichs scored 26 points for the Bluebirds.Koby Knievel added 11.


Axton Harding scored 25 points to lead the Tigers, 18 of those coming in the second half and overtime. Justin McCarthy scored 17.


Smithton 85, Miami 42


Smithton scored 39 points in the second quarter on its way to an 85-42 win over Miami in the first round of the Leeton Tournament on Tuesday.


Smithton (14-1) was led by Dane Apsher with 15 points. Preston McMullen added 12 and Damien Hendricks had 11.


Stover 55, Northwest 44


Stover held off Northwest 55-44 on Tuesday.


The Bulldogs led 17-10 after one quarter and extended the lead to 25-16 at the half before the Mustangs rallied to cut the lead to 34-29 after three quarters.


Garrett Goetze led Stover with 28 points.


Cortlen Austin and Chandler Crosswhite each had 14 for Northwest.


Warsaw 76, Buffalo 28


Warsaw won its first game at the Conway Tournament, 76-28 over Buffalo on Tuesday.


The Wildcats led 32-11 after one quarter and extended that to 54-15 at the half.


Randall Sherman led the way with 25 points. Jesse Chamberlain added 17.


Warsaw will face Conway at 8:30 p.m. today.


Sweet Springs 60, Butler 37


Sweet Springs beat Butler 60-37 on Tuesday.


The Greyhounds jumped out to a 19-4 lead after one quarter and extended the lead by outscoring Butler 13-8 in the third.


Jacob Schowengerdt led Sweet Springs with 16 points. Zach Weber added 12 points and Jeffery Hall scored 11.


Knob Noster 73, Sherwood 37


It was a big night for David Barton as Knob Noster opened the Clinton Tournament with a 73-37 win over Sherwood.


Barton scored 18 points, pulled down nine rebounds and blocked two shots. Those nine rebounds give him 718 in his career, breaking the school’s all-time record.


Brett Marsh had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots. Jon McKinzie added 12 points and Hayden Anderson scored 10.


The Panthers jumped out to a 25-7 lead after one quarter and led the rest of the way.


“We did a great job early of pushing the ball in transition and attacking the rim,” said Knob Noster coach Adam Easterwood. “Brett Marsh did an excellent job on the boards posting a double-double and leading the field in both scoring and rebounding”


The Panthers (16-1) will play Nevada at 9 p.m. Thursday.


Girls Basketball


Stover 45, Northwest 17


The Stover Lady Bulldogs held Northwest scoreless in the first quarter Tuesday night and rolled to a 45-17 win in a Kaysinger Conference girls basketball game at Hughesville.


Stover led 30-7 at halftime and 39-11 after three quarters.


Carley Nolting and Mallory Uptegrove each had double-doubles for Stover.


Uptergrove had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Nolting had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs, who improved to 11-7 overall and 4-2 in conference play.


Versailles 50, Warsaw 27


Versailles jumped out to a 14-4 lead after one quarter and beat Warsaw 50-27 on Tuesday at the Russellville Tournament.


Kylie McRobberts scored 10 points and Jessica Blankinship added seven for the Lady Wildcats.


St. Paul Lutheran 60, Orrick 54


St. Paul held off Orrick 60-54 on Tuesday, outscoring Orrick 10-5 in the first andleading 22-17 at the half, 38-32 after three quarters and each team scoring 22 points in the fourth.


Tiffany Bennet led the way with 20 points for the Lady Saints. She also had six assists. Rebecca Roepe had 16 points, 14 rebounds, three blocked shots and three steals. Gabby Kueck scored 10 points.


Wrestling


Smith-Cotton 57, Knob Noster 24


Smith-Cotton beat Knob Noster 57-24 in a wrestling triangular on Tuesday at Blair Oaks.


In other action, Smith-Cotton was edged by Blair Oaks 37-36 and Blair Oaks beat Knob Noster 61-15.


In the Tigers-Panthers match, Knob Noster’s Logan White pinned Kayla Semler in the 106 pound match in 49 seconds. Taylor Rogalski followed that with a first-period pinfall win over Smith-Cotton’s Tyler Edwards in the 113 match.


Smith-Cotton got on the board when Logan Parham pinned Clarence Valelo in 53 seconds in the 120 match and Tanner Proctor pinned Chris Bussiere in the 132 match.


Mason Hoagland of Knob Noster pinned Jake McFail at 138 pounds and Weston Corbett pinned Zach Paynter in the 145 match but Smith-Cotton answered with pinfalls from Noah Aziere and Alex Carr and a decision by Barry Rivera.


Smith-Cotton got forfiet wins for Luke Archibeque, Izaiah Sniyder, Wade Hagebusch, Kyler Taber and Michael Laster.


Against Blair Oaks, Rivera earned a pinfall victory in 19 seconds over Ben Campbell. Hagebusch earned a second-period pinfall win in the 195 match, Parham pinned London Gaydos in 1:40 in the 120 match and Proctor beat Bo Thomas on a pinfall at 1:44.


In Knob Noster’s match with Blair Oaks, Kyle Thomas took a 7-3 desicion over Campbell in the 170 pound match. All of Knob Noster’s other points came from forfiets.


Freshman basketball


Girls Basketball


Smith-Cotton 37, Harrisonville 22

The Smith-Cotton freshmen girls basketball team established an early lead on its way to a 37-22 victory over Harrisonville on Tuesday night at Smith-Cotton High School.
The Lady Tigers (4-3) got out to a 22-14 halftime lead behind Alicia Huse, who scored all 10 of her points in the first half. For the game, Taylor Beebe led S-C with 12 points. Harrisonville was led by Lisa Vaccaro with 7.
The Lady Tigers’ next game is against Warrensburg on Feb. 6.



Boys Basketball


Harrisonville 37, Smith-Cotton 29


The Smith-Cotton freshmen boys basketball team staged a frantic fourth quarter comeback but came up short Tuesday night as Harrisonville posted a 37-29 win at Smith-Cotton High School.
The Wildcats held an 11-3 lead after the first quarter; the Tigers’ points all came on free throws by Kendall Weymouth. The Tigers stepped up their offense, but still trailed at halftime, 22-15. A series of Wildcats turnovers in the fourth quarter helped the Tigers cut the lead to six points, but that was as close as they would get.
Zion Buckner led S-C with 12 points, while Zach Morrison added 9. The Wildcats’ high scorers were Izack Jordan with 11 and Morgan Selemaea with 10.

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