Jan. 16 Prep Roundup


Smith-Cotton junior guard Zion Buckner (1) drives around Butler’s Kaleb Kauffman (35) during the first quarter of the teams’ matchup Thursday night in the S-C gym as part of the S-C McDonald’s Shootout.


Smith-Cotton junior guard Zion Buckner (1) drives around Butler’s Kaleb Kauffman (35) during the first quarter of the teams’ matchup Thursday night in the S-C gym as part of the S-C McDonald’s Shootout.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_02251.jpgSmith-Cotton junior guard Zion Buckner (1) drives around Butler’s Kaleb Kauffman (35) during the first quarter of the teams’ matchup Thursday night in the S-C gym as part of the S-C McDonald’s Shootout.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Cole Camp 88, Otterville 59

The Cole Camp Bluebirds defeated the Otterville Eagles 88-59 in Kaysinger Conference action Friday night.

Cole Camp led 53-22 at the end of the first half.

The Bluebirds had three players in double figures, Austin Berendzen led the team with 26. Alex Pritzel had 23 and Brady Smith added 10.

Jake Neal of Otterville led all scorers with 30 points. Teammate Garrett Lynn scored 13.

Cole Camp is 10-5 on the season and will host Green Ridge in JV and Varsity boys play on Tuesday.

Sacred Heart 71, Windsor 40

The Sacred Heart Gremlins defeated the Windsor Greyhounds 71-40 on the Homecoming.

Sacred Heart led by 26 at the half 43-17 before winning by 31.

Trent Lyles paced Sacred Heart with 25 points. Will Prenger had 13 and teammate Alden Harding 10.

Jacob Erdmann led Windsor with 15 and Trenton Johnson had 11.

Sacred Heart 11-3 on the season and 5-0 in the conference will next face St. Paul’s Concordia at home on Monday night in a non-conference match-up.

Smithton 71, Tipton 51

The Smithton Tigers traveled to Tipton to face the Cardinals in a Kaysinger Conference match up Friday night winning the contest 71-51.

Smithon lead in each of the four quarters leading by 10 at the half, 37-27.

Junior, Drew Apsher led all scorers with 41. Brandon Amos had 9 and Will Tripp added 8.

Cody Dick led Tipton with 14.

Smithton improves to 10-3 overall and remains undefeated in the conference 3-0.

The Tigers will face Otterville in boys play at 6 p.m. Tuesday at home.

Late Thursday Results

S-C McDonald’s Boys Basketball Classic results

The Smith-Cotton Tigers made crucial free throws down the stretch to seal a 58-53 win over Butler on Thursday night in the S-C McDonald’s Boys Basketball Classic.

S-C went 8-for-8 from the line in the last 38 seconds. The Bears’ Zach Burch, who finished with 18 points, kept Butler in the game with four free throws of his own over that stretch, but a three-pointer by The Bears’ Kaleb Kauffman missed the mark with 4 seconds left.

The Tigers got out to a 10-0 lead behind five points each by Gavin Jones and Dante Scroggins, before the Bears got on the board with 2:17 left in the opening quarter on a jumper by Trevor Fritts. The Bears battled back to tie the game at 14-14 at the 4 minute mark of the second quarter, but Zion Buckner drained a three-pointer to push the Tigers back into the lead. S-C held a 20-14 advantage at the half.

S-C had success with its press to start the second half, and a three-pointer by Tanner Powell and a steal and score by Zion Buckner pushed the Tigers’ led to 10 points at 44-34 with 6:20 left to play. Kauffman and Burch scored a combined nine consecutive points to get the Bears back in the hunt.

Scroggins led S-C with 16 points. Jones added 14, while Powell and Buckner each had 12.

In other tournament play:

Rock Bridge 80, Moberly 57

Webster Groves 69, Warrensburg 49

Parkview 53, KC East 47

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Sacred Heart 44, Windsor 33

The Sacred Heart girls defeated Windsor Thursday night at Windsor 44-33.

The Gremlins led 9-0 after one quarter, 23-12 at the half and 34-24 after the 3rd.

Laura Wadley and McKenna Beeler each scored 13 points to lead Sacred Heart.

Wadley added nine rebounds and Beeler had six assists.

The Gremlins will host St. Paul at home Monday.

JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS BASKETBALL

Sacred Heart 31, Windsor 28

The Sacred Heart Junior High Girl’s A team defeated Windsor 31-28 at Windsor Friday night.

Lily Hurd had eight points for Windsor and team-mate Maria Rodriguez had 6.

In the B game Windsor defeated Sacred Heart 13-10. Cheyenne Berube had four points for Windsor.

The “A” team will be back in action on Tuesday, as they take on La Monte at home.

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