Stover hands Cole Camp key loss
The Stover Lady Bulldogs threw a wrench into Cole Camp’s plans of winning at least a share of the Kaysinger Conference girls basketball regular-season championship.
The Lady Bulldogs used a strong defense to beat the Lady Bluebirds 41-30 Monday night at Stover High School.
Cole Camp fell to 16-8 overall and 5-2 in the conference. Now only three teams — Windsor (7-1), Sacred Heart (5-1) and Tipton (5-1) — have only one loss in the conference standings.
Stover (14-9, 5-2) is tied with Cole Camp for fourth place.
The Lady Bulldogs held Cole Camp to single-digit scoring in three of the four quarters, leading 13-4 after one quarter, 20-18 at halftime and 32-22 after three quarters.
Mallory Uptegrove paced Stover with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Hunter Miesner had 10 points, and Jensen Bauer and Carley Nolting had eight apiece.
Kaleena Logan led Cole Camp with 10 points. Kimmi Finkiewicz and Meghan Pitts each scored eight.
Warsaw 47, Lincoln 34
In a battle between two one-win teams, the Warsaw Wildcats beat the Lincoln Lady Cardinals 47-34 Monday night at Warsaw High School.
Lincoln (1-21) led 13-12 after one quarter, the Wildcats (2-20) were up 26-23 at halftime, and the score was tied at 29 after three quarters.
Jessica Blankinship and Kylie McRoberts scored 11 points each for Warsaw. McRoberts made three 3-pointers.
Sloan Swearingin paced Lincoln with 12 points, and Paige Bybee had 10.
Northwest 46, Chilhowee 24
Jessi Zimmerman had 14 points, two rebounds and two steals Monday night, and the Northwest Lady Mustangs beat Chilhowee 46-24 in a nonconference girls basketball game at Hughesville.
Lakota Wiskur had eight points and eight rebounds, and Alyssa Durrill added seven points, as the Lady Mustangs improved to 6-15.
Knob Noster 66, Lexington 57
The Knob Noster Panthers overcame a slow start to beat the Lexington Minutemen 66-57 in a Missouri River Valley Conference East boys basketball game Monday night at Knob Noster High School.
Lexington led 17-15 after one quarter, and the Panthers led 31-30 at halftime and 44-42 after three quarters.
“I was pleased to see how we responded to a slow start,” Knob Noster coach Adam Easterwood said. “Lexington came out and punched us in the face. After a few possessions, we were able to chip away at the lead. This was one of the most physical battles we have seen this season.”
David Barton and Brett Marsh each scored a game-high 21 points. Barton added 18 rebounds and five assists.
Javon Williams paced Lexington with 17 points.
Northwest 66, Chilhowee 43
Cortlen Austin’s double-double helped the Northwest Mustangs beat Chilhowee 66-43 Monday night in a nonconference boys basketball game at Hughesville.
Austin had 23 points and 13 rebounds. Chandler Crosswhite had 14 points and eight rebounds. Truman Leicher, Matthew Locke and Garren Powell had nine points each for the Mustangs, who improved to 7-14.
Skyline 91, Cole Camp 82
Alex Pritzel scored 28 points for the Cole Camp Bluebirds on Monday night, but Skyline beat them 91-82 at Cole Camp.
Koby Knievel and Tanner Oelrichs scored 18 points each, and Tyler Ward had 12. Cole Camp fell to 8-15.
Versailles 81, Tipton 53
Borden Edgar scored a game-high 26 points, and the Versailles Tigers made 14 3-pointers in an 81-53 victory over the Tipton Cardinals in a nonconference boys basketball game Monday night at Versailles High School.
Edgar made seven 3-pointers, and Trey Woods sank four as part of a 16-point performance.
Dylan Cooper made four of Tipton’s five 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 25 points. Dylan Tate added 13.
Versailles held quarter leads of 17-14, 46-27 and 60-44.
Tipton fell to 15-8 on the season.
Smith-Cotton 56, O’Hara 36
The Smith-Cotton freshman boys basketball team closed its season with a 56-36 win Monday night over O’Hara in Kansas City.
After a tight first quarter that saw the Tigers take a 13-11 lead, S-C took command by limiting the Celtics to just two points in the second quarter. Zach Morrison and Zion Buckner paced the Tigers with eight points apiece, as S-C (7-8) held a 24-13 halftime lead.
Morrison finished with 19 points, while Buckner had 16. Hayden Ferguson led the Celtics with 10 points.
O’Hara won the B game 38-25. Derek Gehlken led S-C with nine points, and Bryce Wolfe had six.
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