Tuesday’s Games

GIRLS

At Asher

Liberty Academy 47, Asher 21

LIBERTY    16    15    6    10  —  47

ASHER      9      7    2      3  —  21

LIBERTY: Charity Fowler 30, Blair Johnson 11, Kasi Arms 4, Tessa Ring 2.

ASHER: Erin Casey 11, Alisha Huggins 3, Jamee McDonald 3, Kasadi Reimers 2, Alyssa Oliphant 2.

3-point goals: Fowler 3 (L), McDonald (A).

Fouled Out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Charity Fowler poured in 30 points and Liberty Academy cruised to the road victory. Blair Johnson added 11 points for the winners, while Erin Casey had 11 points to lead Asher.

COACHES QUOTE: “We probably played better than we did the other night. Fowler is probably the best individual we’ll play against this year, and she had a really good night.” — Asher head coach Jason Schroeder.

Team Records: Asher 0-2

Up Next: Asher at Stonewall Friday

At Stringtown

Tupelo 62, Stringtown 12

TUPELO    21    11    15    15  —  62

S’TOWN      1      5      4      2  —  12

TUPELO: Kurston Chamberlain 12, Grace Leland 12, Chesna Henry 9, Shanna Davidson 8, Kelsey Warner 7, Kate McCoy 5, Tamara Thompson 4, Haley Fowler 3, Landra Nelson 2.

STRINGTOWN: Jamie Tuttle 5, Tanisha Lofton 4, Vanna Hensley 3.

3-point goals: Warner (T).

Fouled Out: None

NOTEWORTHY: Freshman Kurston Chamberlain and senior Grace Leland scored 12 points apiece to pace a balanced attack, and Tupelo crushed outmanned Stringtown. Chesna Henry had nine oints and seven rebounds, Kelsey Warner had eight boards to go with seven points, and Shanna Davidson added eight points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Lady Tigers, who recorded 20 steals despite having their starters on the floor for only 13 minutes.

Team Records: Tupelo 2-1.

Up Next: Tupelo at Wanette Friday.

At Calvin

Vanoss 49, Calvin 27

VANOSS    19    12    9    9  —  49

CALVIN      7      9    4    7  —  27

VANOSS: Katie Priest 22, Gage Parker 15, Vanessa Cothren 4, Katie Perschbacher 2, Sarah Henson 2, Layni Cantwell 2, Kali Mowdy.

CALVIN: Katie Rogers 7, Holly Jones 6, Courtney Nolan 6, Emily Carter 6, Jeryn Fenley 2.

3-point goals: None

Fouled Out: None

NOTEWORTHY: Katie Priest scored 22 points and added rebounds and seven assists to just miss a triple-double, and Gage Parker added 15 points as Vanoss remained unbeaten with the easy road win. Katie Perschbacher had just two points but pulled down nine rebounds for the Lady Wolves.

COACHES QUOTE: “The kids played hard. We had to knock the rust off a little bit, but we’re just trying to get better.” — Vanoss coach Jason Fulks.

Team Records: Vanoss 2-0, Calvin 0-3.

Up Next: New Lima at Vanoss Tuesday.

At Pittsburg

Stonewall 52, Pittsburg 45

STONEWALL    12    11    14    15  —  52

PITTSBURG    13    16    5    11  —  45

STONEWALL: Brettney Brady 18, Savannah Burwell 10, Brittany Gipson 8, Paige Curtis 8, Kim Helms 4, Breann Gipson 2, Bradianne Daniel 2.

PITTSBURG: Chandler Billingsley 15, Taylor Billingsley 13, Cherokee Anderson 13, Kayleigh Thomason 2, Bayleigh Thomason 2.

3-point goals: Brady 3, Burwell 2 (S), C. Billingsley 2, T. Billingsley (P).

Fouled Out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Stonewall point guard Brettney Brady had a solid all-around game, and the Lady Longhorns (No. 19 in Class A) rallied to beat Pittsburg on the road. Brady scored 18 points, including 12 in the second half, and she added six rebounds, five assists and three steals to lead Stonewall back from a 29-23 halftime deficit. She was also 4-for-4 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter, and as a team the Lady Longhorns were 9-for-11 from the line. Savannah Burwell was also in double figures with 10 points, and Bradianne Daniel grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds in the win. 

COACHES QUOTE: “Pittsburg is a tough place to play. They have three girls who can really score. We just battled and found a way to win.” — Stonewall coach Christie Jennings.

Team Records: Stonewall 3-0

Up Next: Asher at Stonewall Friday.

BOYS

At Asher

Asher 54, Liberty Academy 33

LIBERTY      2    17      8    6  —  33

ASHER    19    12    15    8  —  54

LIBERTY: Tristan Baumor 15, Ellias Evans 9, Stan Correta 5, Isaac Gray 3, Tim Huling 1.

ASHER: Zac Fowler 18, C. J. Sisco 17, Matt Palmer 7, Damian Doshier 5, A. J. Robbins 3, Dalton Hockley 3, Trent Boles 1.

3-point goals: Baumor 3 (L), Sisco, Palmer, Doshier, Robbins (A).

Fouled Out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Zac Fowler scored 18 points and C. J. Sisco added 17 for Asher, which raced to a 19-2 first-quarter lead and never looked back.

COACHES QUOTE: “We played really well defensively once again, and we shot the ball a lot more consistent.” — Asher coach Jason Schroeder.

Team Records: Asher 2-0.

Up Next: Asher at Stonewall Friday.

At Stringtown

Tupelo 57, Stringtown 29

TUPELO    16    10    23      8  —  57

S’TOWN      4      6      8    11  —  29

TUPELO: Jake Sanders 16, Jakota Carrell 12, Tanner Davis 10, H. D. Bullard 6, Brandon Maggia 4, Chat Henry 4, Jake Frazier 3, Brandon Chamberlain 2.

STRINGTOWN: Nick Foster 16, Derek Goodson 11, Zac Couch 2.

3-point goals: Sanders 2 (T), Goodson (S).

Fouled Out: None

NOTEWORTHY: Jake Sanders had a triple double — 16 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists — to lead three players in double figures as Tupelo crushed Stringtown. Jakota Carrell had 12 points and Tanner Davis added 10 points and seven rebounds for the visiting Tigers, who have started 3-0 after losing three straight to start the 2009-2010 season.

COACHES QUOTE: “We were pretty sloppy, but we came out with a lot of intensity in the third quarter. I liked the way Sanders and Carrell played, but we have to get better production out of our front line.” — Tupelo coach Clay Weller.

Team Records: Tupelo 3-0.

Up Next: Tupelo at Wanette Friday.

At Calvin

Vanoss 56, Calvin 22

VANOSS    20    25      2    9  —  56

CALVIN      2      3    10    7  —  22

VANOSS: Chris Drumgo 14, Ali Gonzalez 8, Ethan Low 6, Karl Caton 6, Michael Hayes 5, Koty Embry 5, Wesley Frederick 5, Jacob Grimm 2, Craig Grissom 2, Ethan Byrd 2, Tanner Byrd 1.

CALVIN: Hood 14, Dodson 4, Attkisson 2, Gaddy 1, Hernandez 1.

3-point goals: Gonzalez 2, Hayes, Frederick (V), Hood 2 (C).

Fouled Out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Vanoss built a 45-5 halftime lead before emptying the bench in the second half en route to the runaway victory. Chris Drumgo had 14 points and Ali Gonzales added eight for the Wolves, who got scoring from 11 different players.

COACHES QUOTE: “We executed well with the varsity guys the first half, and we played a bunch of JV guys the second half.” — Vanoss head coach Jason Fulks.

Team Records: Vanoss 2-0

Up Next: New Lima at Vanoss Tuesday.

At Varnum

Varnum 59, Roff 47

ROFF      9    12    10    16  —  47

VARNUM    13      6    14    26  —  59

ROFF: Brendon Barr 24, Tim Wallen 11, Shane Wise 5, Remington Pope 4, Jeremy Grinstead 2, Chance Tolliver 1.

VARNUM: Paul Morrell 20, David Geitz 17, Brendon Johnson 16, Daniel Lopez 2, Samuel Cervantes 2, Garrett McCoy 2.

3-point goals: Barr 2, Wallen 2 (R), Geitz 2, Johnson (V).

Fouled Out: Pope, Wise, Grinstead (R).

NOTEWORTHY: Varnum broke open a close game with a 26-point fourth-quarter explosion and went on to beat Roff. Paul Morrell had 20 points to lead three Varnum players in double figures, while Brendon Barr scored a game-high 24 points and Tim Wallen added 11 for the Tigers in the loss.

COACHES QUOTE: “I do not have this team ready for success at this point, but we will remedy that in the coming days. We are doing a lot of little things wrong that are making a big difference in the outcome of games.” — Roff coach Kale Simon.

Team Records: Roff 1-2.

Up Next: Silo at Roff Friday.

At Pittsburg

Stonewall 58, Pittsburg 50

STONEWALL    7    13    17    21  —  58

PITTSBURG    18    11    13      8  —  50

STONEWALL: Trent Lackey 18, Dillon Monday 13, Dakota McCullom 10, John Clemens 9, Lonoke Payne 3, Dakota Gore 3, David Hamilton 2.

PITTSBURG: Griffin Raines 17, Conner Harris 14, James Haddock 6, Dylan Lamar 6, Garrett Cooper 3, Dakota Stales 2, Josh Shields 2.

3-point goals: Monday, Gore (S); Raines 3, Harris, Cooper (P).

Fouled out: None.

NOTEWORTHY: Stonewall dug itself out of an 18-7 first-quarter hole and outscored the host Panthers 21-8 over the final eight minutes to complete the comeback victory. Trent Lackey had a double-double for the Longhorns, finishing with 18 points and 12 rebounds. He also hit 10-of-12 free throws in the fourth quarter. As a team, Stonewall was 28-for-38 from the charity stripe.

COACHES QUOTE: “In the second half, we really got after it on the defensive end. It was nice to see that balanced scoring,” — Stonewall head coach Wes Moreland.

Team Record: Stonewall 1-2.

Up Next: Asher at Stonewall Friday.

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