Quick Hits May 11

SFCC Athletics

SFCC Athletics


SEDALIA— State Fair Community College Lady Roadrunners’ Head Basketball Coach Kevin Bucher has announced the addition of Catie Kaifes as the team’s second 2016 recruit. The Shawnee, Kansas, native is a 5’11’’ guard who played at Mill Valley High School for Head Coach John McFall.

As a senior, Kaifes led the team in scoring and rebounding with an average of 17.6 points and eight rebounds per game. She was named honorable mention all-metro and earned first-team all-state honors. Kaifes earned first-team honors in the Kaw Valley League (KVL) and was named a top-10 area player by the Lawrence Journal-World. She was selected to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star team, the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association all-star team and the Sport Highlights Unlimited Kansas City (SHUKC) all-star team.

Kaifes also was named the Most Outstanding Player at the El Dorado Wildcat Classic and received the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Champion of Character Award.

As a junior, she led the team in scoring and rebounding with an average of 16 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. Kaifes was named to the all-tournament team at the El Dorado Wildcat Classic and earned all-SHUKC and first-team honors in the KVL. She was named a top-10 area player by the Lawrence Journal-World and honorable mention Class 5A all-state by The Topeka Capital-Journal.

“Catie possesses a variety of skills,” said Bucher. “She can rebound and is an excellent three-point shooter. At one of the all-star events she won the three-point shooting contest for the state of Kansas. I’ve known her dad, a college coach, for years. She was highly recruited, and we’re excited to have her at SFCC.”

Smith-Cotton’s Scanlon hosts basketball camp

Smith-Cotton High School boys basketball head coach Brennan Scanlon will offer a camp for boys entering grades 4-12. The camp is June 6-9 and cost is $40 per camper. Forms can be picked up at the high school and an Smith-Cotton Junior High.



Smith-Cotton 4, Center 0

The S-C Lady Tigers defeated Center High School on the road Tueday 4-0.

Jessica Coble scored in the eighth minute on a Jillian Vansell assist. Peyton Sharp found Marilyn Ream for another goal minutes later.

Maddie Davidson made it 3-0 in the second half off an assist from Coble. Davidson assisted on Heidi Treuner’s goal with more than five minutes left to play.

Smith-Cotton (14-7-1, 8-1 WCC) face Clinton on the road tomowwor at 5 p.m.

The Lady Tigers junior varisty defeated Center by a score of 7-0.


New Franklin 5, Sacred Heart 4

The Gremlins led 4-0 in after the fourth inning, but allowed two in the fifth and three in the seventh in a 5-4 home loss to New Franklin on Tuesday.

Coaches, please send scores and stats to [email protected]

Coaches, please send scores and stats to [email protected]

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