Notre Dame boys top A-J by 20 to pick up 19th victory

Sunday, February 5, 2006

The Notre Dame boys basketball team hit 23 of 26 free throws en route to a 61-41 road win at Anna-Jonesboro on Saturday.

The Bulldogs improved to 19-2.

"I thought we played pretty good," Notre Dame coach Paul Hale said. "The first half we held them to 15 points. We disrupted them quite a bit the first half. We shot free throws good the whole night."

Notre Dame led 31-15 at halftime and withstood a poor third quarter to win easily.

Ryan Willen led Notre Dame with 15 points, Xavier Delph had 14, Kirk Boeller added 13 and Alex Ressel had 10.

Notre Dame 61, Anna-Jonesboro 41

Notre Dame1912624--61
Anna-Jonesboro1051311--41

NOTRE DAME (61) -- Frankie Ellis 3, Abe Dirnberger 1, Xavier Delph 14, Kirk Boeller 13, Ty Williams 3, Ryan Willen 15, Alex Ressel 10, Lucas Dirnberger 2. FG 17, FT 23-26, F 19 (3-pointers: Boeller 3, Willen 1. Fouled out: Logan Haines)

ANNA-JONESBORO (41) -- Drew 24, Hand 5, Bass 4, Macon 6, Sanders 2. FG 12, FT 12-18, F 18 (3-pointers: Drew 3, Hand 1, Bass 1. Fouled out: Drew, Sanders)

JV -- Notre Dame 61, Anna-Jonesboro 44

GIRLS BASKETBALL Notre Dame 52, Westminster 45

Notre Dame climbed over .500 with a home win against Westminster Christian of St. Louis County.

The Bulldogs improved to 11-10.

Meridith Medlin led the Bulldogs with 15 points, Kristain Burger had 14 and Amanda Toole had 10.

Westminster8171010--45
Notre Dame1491712--52

WESTMINSTER (45) -- Katie Maurer 26, Jill Ridderbos 8, Calen Caple 5, Stephanie Brown 4, Leah Beck 2. FG 22, FT 0-1, F 18 (3-pointers: Caple 1. Fouled out: Maurer)

NOTRE DAME (52) -- Meridith Medlin 15, Kristain Burger 14, Amanda Toole 10, Miranda Schlosser 7, Emily Blattel 3, Brooke Beussink 1, Allison Toole 2. FG 20, FT 9-20, F 8 (3-pointers: Medlin 3. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Notre Dame 51, Westminster 14

Delta 59, Shawnee, Ill., 25

Delta junior Shea Smith reached career point 1,000 in a home win.

Smith led the Bobcats (18-1) with 19 points. Kaci Menz added 13 and Kayla Seabaugh scored 11. Jodi Menz finished with 12 rebounds.

Shawnee121003--25
Delta1118264--59

SHAWNEE (25) -- Courtney Griggs 10, Jennifer Taylor 5, Katelyn McMahan 8, Holly Mead 2. FG 10, FT 8-14, F 14 (3-pointers: McMahan 1. Fouled out: none)

DELTA (59) -- Shea Smith 19, Ashley Deprow 5, Jodi Menz 5, Jessica Kidd 2, Kaci Menz 13, Kayla Seabaugh 11, Tiffany Amelunke 4. FG 22, FT 12-21, F 13 (3-pointers: Smith 2, J. Menz 1. Fouled out: none)

Central 50, Rosati-Kain 33

Central improved to 8-12 with a home win against a program it had lost to last season.

Christina Sexton led the Tigers with 13 points, Wendi Zickfield had 12 and Courtney Schuessler had 10.

Rosati-Kain51297--33
Central1016186--50

ROSATI-KAIN (33) -- Colloton 3, Kriss 10, Moorman 12, Patterson 8. FG 13, FT 4-11, F 9 (3-pointers: Kriss 2, Colloton 1. Fouled out: none)

CENTRAL (50) -- Dani Gross 7, Kristin Shirrell 2, Wendi Zickfield 12, Courtney Schuessler 10, Christina Sexton 13, Tierra Walker 6. FG 21, FT 7-12, F 10 (3-pointers: Gross 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Central 36, Rosati-Kain 19

-- From staff reports

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