Several basketball games were played on Monday due to the inclement weather last week. Catch how your team fared in the Monday Boys and Girls Basketball Catch-All.
Even though it’s Valentine’s Day, there is no love between Kapaun and Bishop Carroll. The Golden Eagles exploded in the second quarter in a 66-51 rivalry win for Carroll. Carroll outscored Kapaun 21-6 in the second to get the win. Jordan Bieberle led the Golden Eagles with 16 points with Tanner Palmore right behind him with 15. Brian Rohleder scored 12 for Carroll. Kapaun spread out the scoring as well with Michael Martin and Taylor Floyd both scoring 12 and Nick Cook adding 10.
Connor Frankamp was held to a mere 23 points by Wichita East in a 72-60 win for the Blue Aces over Wichita North. East was trailing at the break, but came out hot in the third quarter, outscoring North 23-11. Nathan Jackson led the Blue Aces with 20 points, while Jalen Love and Ronnie McFann both had 10. Zach Beard scored 12 for North to go with Frankamp’s 23.
Wichita Northwest got a big game out of Craig Nicholson in a 64-44 win over Wichita West. Nicholson scored 21 for the Grizzlies who also got big contributions out of Spenser Gales and June Johnson. Gales added 14 points and Johnson chipped in 11. Dorian Flournoy led the Pioneers with 12 points and Daylin Thomas had 11.
Wichita Southeast breezed by Wichita South 84-63.
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Salina South picked up a nail-biting 55-54 win over Hutchinson.
Smoky Valley built up a lead in the second quarter against Nickerson to beat the Panthers 52-40. Wayd Thomas scored 12 points to lead the Vikings in the victory, and Seth Nelson gave Smoky Valley 10 points as well. Quintin Crandall led all scorers with 13 for Nickerson in the losing effort. Austin Phillips scored 10 for the Panthers.
Jared Hothaus and Ronnie Sobanek had huge games for Douglass, but not big enough to hold of Wichita Trinity who won 64-55. Morgan Burns led the Knights with 15 points while Scott Kempin and Austin Kessinger scored 12 each. Holthaus scored 19 for the Bulldogs and Sobanek had 18, but Trinity was too much in the middle quarters, outscoring Douglass 37-22 in the second and third combined.
Cheney had no problem with Belle Plaine in a 62-44 win for the Cardinals.
Hutchinson Trinity narrowly escaped Sedgwick with a 48-43 win over the Cardinals.
Smith Center waltzed into Osborne and picked up a 51-38 win over the Bulldogs. Payton Buckmaster and Zac Linn had huge games for the Redmen, with Buckmaster scoring 19 points and Linn picking up a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double. Damon Schurr led Osborne with 14 points and Jakob DeMars picked up 12.
Little River held Solomon to 12 points in the first half on the way to a 52-36 win for the Redskins. Skylar Hill led Little River with 15 points. Josh Burdine led all scorers with 18 for Solomon.
Maize pounded Andover 71-48, and Remington smoked Peabody-Burns 75-47.
East’s Tori Spann went off for 27 points in the Lady Blue Aces’ 63-48 win over North. East held a one-point advantage after the first quarter at 10-9 and a four-point advantage at half. The Lady Blue Aces turned it on in the second half to pull away. Malone added 13 points to Spann’s 27. North’s Maddie Northcutt had a good night with 19 points to lead the Lady Redskins.
The holy war was tied after the first quarter at seven, but Carroll found its rhythm to beat the Lady Crusaders 47-39. Carroll’s Kathryn Mies led all players with 16 points. Katie Anderson led Kapaun with 12 points. Eight different players scored in the loss.
Northwest took down West 61-18 at West.
Southeast beat South 73-21 at Southeast.
Salina South beat Hutchinson 63-40.
Wichita Trinity held on for the 41-35 win over Douglass behind nine and eight points from Anne Coleman and Abby Reusser, respectively. Trinity outscored Douglass 30-19 in the first half, but the Lady Bulldogs came out of the break trying to regain the lead. It outscored Trinity 16-11 in the second half.
Cheney took down Belle Plaine 60-33.
Smoky Valley took a 19-18 lead into halftime, but couldn’t come away with the win against Nickerson and lost 39-34.
Eleven players scored in Smith Center’s big 73-41 win over Osborne. The Lady Red jumped out to a 20-10 lead and hit cruise control for the rest of the night. Smith Center’s Sydney Benoit led all players with 19 points. Whitney St. Clair added 14 in the win. Alissa Windle led Osborne with nine points.