Meadow Heights captures opener

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

The Meadow Heights boys basketball team gained a 50-30 halftime lead and sank 28 of 34 free throws to defeat visiting Leopold 81-64 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday.

Anthony Bollinger scored a game-high 26 points for the Panthers (1-0), while Terry Wagner had 16 and Heath Fulton added 12.

Victor Vandeven led Leopold (0-1) with 25 points.

Leopold13171618--64
Meadow Heights26241912--81

LEOPOLD (64) -- Victor Vandeven 25, Matt Stoverink 7, Eric Seiler 6, Cody Vandeven 5, Eric Fluchel 4, Alfred VanGennip 4, Codey Cook 4, Darren VanGennip 4, Tyler Clubb 3, Corey Yount 2, David Thiele 2. FG 25, FT 12-20, F 25 (3-pointers: Victor Vandeven 1, Cody Vandeven 1. Fouled out: none)

MEADOW HEIGHTS (81) -- Anthony Bollinger 26, Terry Wagner 16, Heath Fulton 12, Michael Collier 9, Nathan Revelle 7, John Long 4, Ruggerro Moretto 3, Zach Bynum 2, Bryce Wallis 2. FG 24, FT 28-34, F 22 (3-pointers: Bollinger 1, Wagner 3, Revelle 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Leopold 55, Meadow Heights 30

Eagle Ridge 47, Christian Outreach 15

Eagle Ridge managed just six second-half points but eased by visiting Christian Outreach of St. Louis.

Joel Price had 27 points for the Eagles (2-2).

Ch. Outreach5262--15
Eagle Ridge251624--47

OUTREACH (15) -- Josh Leach 9, Steven Schwalbert 6. FG 6, FT 3-6, F 5 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

EAGLE RIDGE (47) -- Joel Price 27, Sandy Holmes 9, Ben Douglass 5, Noah Scott 2, Sam Davis 2, Chris Simmons 2. FG 22, FT 1-8, F 7 (3-pointers: Price 1, Douglass 1. Fouled out: none)

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Oran 60, Egyptian 47

Oran led 39-19 at halftime and held on for a road victory in its season opener.

Erica Michaelson led the Eagles with 12 points. Wendy Eftink, Courtney Nenninger and Jodi Urhahn had nine apiece.

Oran1623813--60
Egyptian6131414--47

ORAN (60) -- Courtney Nenninger 9, Hanna Seyer 2, Callie Kielhofner 6, Mandi Wood 6, Erica Michaelson 12, Wendy Eftink 9, Tiffany Glastetter 7, Jodi Urhahn 9. FG 23, FT 11-24, F 22 (3-pointers: Wood 1, Eftink 1, Urhahn 1. Fouled out: Glastetter)

EGYPTIAN (47) -- Hacker 3, Hurt 2, Smallwood 2, Prater 5, McCain 12, Johnson 4, Holman 8, Ross 2, Howard 4, Sisson 2. FG 17, FT 11-27, F 23 (3-pointers: McCain. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Egyptian def. Oran.

Eagle Ridge 36, Christian Outreach 6

Eagle Ridge shut out Christian Outreach of St. Louis in both the second and fourth quarters en route to a home win.

Kacie Seabaugh led the Eagles (3-1) with 8 points.

Ch. Outreach2040--6
Eagle Ridge311148--36

OUTREACH (6) -- Renee Peterson 6. FG 2, FT 2-4, F 9 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

EAGLE RIDGE (36) -- Kacie Seabaugh 8, Kristen Margrabe , Katie Hogan 6, Rachel Huebel 5, Chelsey Clark 4, Emily Schlegel 2, Nicole Ramsey 2. FG 17, FT 2-8, F 9 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

OTHER EVENTS

* Notre Dame advanced to the championship of the junior varsity girls basketball tournament at Central with a 34-29 win over Dexter.

The Bulldogs will take on Farmington, which defeated Central 43-25, in today's 7:45 p.m. championship game. Central and Dexter will meet in the third-place game at 6:30 p.m.

Jackson topped Poplar Bluff 39-17 and Chaffee defeated Sikeston 35-22 in the consolation bracket.

* Notre Dame and Delta picked up semifinal victories in Delta's junior varsity girls basketball tournament. Delta defeated Meadow Heights 31-27 and Notre Dame upended St. Vincent 28-22. The two teams will meet in the championship today.

In the consolation bracket, Saxony Lutheran beat Valle Catholic 48-45 and Puxico topped Scott County Central 54-52.

-- From staff reports

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