The start of the final week of regular season basketball was a good one. Catch up on all the girls action you missed Tuesday.
6A No. 1 Heights won again Tuesday. This time it was a 59-29 domination of East. Jada Lynch and Katie Palmer both scored 13 points to lead all players. For the first three quarters, Carroll scored 14 points in each quarter and it proved to be enough in a 48-26 win over Northwest. Kapaun jumped out to a 47-16 halftime lead and went on to win 61-31 over Southeast. Kapaun’s Katie Andersen led all players with 18 points as Sydney Kuhn added 16 in the win. South saw 10 different players score in a 51-23 win over West.
5A No. 10 Newton got off to a slow start against Campus, but a 24-point second quarter propelled the Lady Railers to another win. Newton’s Abbie Lehman dropped 18 points in the win and Kelsi Langely contributed 15 points for Newton. 5A top-ranked Salina Central cruised past Hutchinson 51-42. 6A No. 2 Maize came away with a 50-33 win over Salina South.
5A No. 5 Andover held a 28-11 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the way against Ark City for the 52-23 win. Andover’s Audrey Meisch scored 19 points in the win as Jaylyn Agnew scored 17. Goddard Eisenhower held a 28-25 lead going into the final quarter against rival Goddard, but was unable to hold in the final eight minutes and the Lady Lions came away with the 42-40 win. 4A No. 2 McPherson dominated Valley Center 54-37 behind13 and 12 points from Tanner Hein and Katelyn Loecker, respectively.
Buhler ran past Rose Hill 53-39 behind 13 points from Josie Williams. Mulvane had an equally tough time with Winfield as it came away with a 55-38 win over the Lady Vikings. Augusta’s Taylor Williams dropped 27 points in the Lady Orioles 69-39 bludgeoning of El Dorado. Augusta held a 45-12 halftime lead.
4A No. 8 Andale ran past Clearwater Tuesday 53-37. Circle took care of Maize South 41-34. Wellington held Collegiate scoreless in the first quarter to cruise to a 34-18 win.
4A No. 7 Pratt and Halstead were tied at 13 after the first quarter, but a 17-point outburst in the second quarter separated the Lady Greenbacks as Pratt went on to win 63-32. 3A No. 5 Hillsboro dominated Haven 48-23 behind 18 points from Callie Serene. 4A No. 9 Hesston staved off a 22-point fourth-quarter rally from Smoky Valley to win 57-41. Kingman handled Nickerson 39-29. Sterling ran away from Lyons for the 60-42 win.
Independent was held to a total of one point in the second and fourth quarter by Belle Plaine as the Lady Dragons walked with a 54-16 win. Bluestem took care of Douglass 42-36. 3A No. 4 Garden Plain jumped out to a 10-2 first-quarter lead and didn’t look back to defeat Cheney 43-21. Medicine Lodge and Chaparral went back-and-forth all night, but it was the Lady Roadrunners that came away with the 48-45 win.
Hays took down Dodge City 53-37. Garden City jumped out to a 20-9 first-quarter lead and didn’t look back in its 66-38 domination of Liberal.