Charleston boys, Kelly girls take Class 3 district titles

Friday, March 7, 2003

Top-seeded Charleston handled Kelly 60-34 to wrap up the Class 3, District 2 boys basketball title at Bloomfield High School.

Charleston, ranked No. 2 in Class 2, was led by point guard Marcus Biles with 19 points. Trentez Lane had 18, and Ashton Farmer added 13. Kewain Gant was held to four points.

Major Burger scored 10 in his final appearance for Kelly (12-15). Seniors Lance Scheffer scored nine and Chris Glastetter had two in their finales.

Charleston advances to the state sectional round against the winner of today's District 1 championship game between Twin Rivers and Doniphan.


Cara Scherer scored on two free throws in the closing seconds as Kelly squeaked by Charleston 46-44, winning its first district title since 1994.

"Our girls came out tonight and gave a supreme effort," Kelly coach assistant Tim Scrifes said.

Dana Essner led top-seeded Kelly (22-5) with 12, and Missy Whitney scored 15 for second-seeded Charleston.

-- From staff reports

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