Notre Dame clobbers Kennett for 20th victory

Wednesday, February 8, 2006

The Notre Dame boys basketball team recorded its 20th victory Tuesday night, improving to 20-2 with an 81-50 victory at Kennett.

Notre Dame, ranked No. 5 in the state's Class 4 poll this week, sprinted to a 24-12 lead after one period and stretched the advantage to 71-40 after three quarters.

Senior guard Xavier Delph led four players into double figures by scoring 20 points. Sophomore forward Ryan Willen added 18, senior Alex Ressel had 13 and junior Abe Dirnberger added 11.

NOTRE DAME 81, KENNETT 50

Notre Dame24222510--81
Kennett12151310--50

NOTRE DAME (81) -- Frankie Ellis 2, Abe Dirnberger 11, Xavier Delph 20, Ty Williams 6, Ryan Willen 18, Alex Ressel 13, Jacob Essner 2, Brandon Holzum 6, Lucas Dirnberger 2, Chad Friend 2. FG 31, FT 16-23, F 19 (3-pointers: Holzum 2, Delph 1. Fouled out: none)

KENNETT (50) -- Washington 2, Corderro Taylor 5, Lockett 2, Jared Hughes 9, Mario McGraw 17, Darius Shavers 15. FG 20, FT 10-17, F 15 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).

JV -- Notre Dame won, 68-55

Meadow Heights 78 Oak Ridge 64

Anthony Bollinger scored 37 points and Michael Collier added 22 to lead the Panthers at Oak Ridge.

High-scoring Meadow Heights (13-6) led by just two after one period and seven at halftime against the Blue Jays (1-16).

"We did some good things," Oak Ridge coach John Martin said. "We kind of put things together for four quarters. We didn't play great ball, but we're getting better."

Collier hit five 3-pointers, all in the first half.

Austin Hahs led Oak Ridge with 24 points. Jon McMillian added 18 and Johnnie Price had 14 before fouling out.

Meadow Hts17242215--64
Oak Ridge15191515--78

MEADOW HEIGHTS (78) -- Heath Fulton 9, Anthony Bollinger 37, Terry Wagner 2, Nathan Revelle 4, John Long 2, Michael Collier 22, Dusty Davis 2. FG 33, FT 6-7, F 11 (3-pointers: Collier 5, Fulton 1)

OAK RIDGE (64) -- Cody Cook 3, Johnnie Price 14, Ryan Pohlman 4, Jon McMillian 18, Lance Felter 1, Austin Hahs 24. FG 27, FT 6-9, F 9. (3-pointers: Price 2, Cook 1, Hahs 1. Fouled out: Price)

Bell City 90, Dexter 58

The Cubs opened the second half with a 16-0 run to wrap up a road victory.

Bell City (17-3) led 38-24 at halftime.

Nick Niemczyk scored 27 points for the Cubs. Will Bogan added 24, Jeff Liggins had 15, and Phlllip Gross scored 11.

Bell City20142729--90
Dexter1991812--58

BELL CITY (90) -- Nick Niemczyk 27, Blaine Stewart 7, Jeff Liggins 15, Phillip Gross 11, Gary Turner 2, Garrett McIntyre 4, Will Bogan 24. FG 36, FT 14-25 (3-pointers: Niemczyk 5, Gross 1. Fouled out: none)

DEXTER (58) -- Jackson 7, Chamberlain 14, Rinehart 18, Stuever 7, Windham 7, Satterfield 5. FG 20, FT 14-28 (3-pointers: Jackson 1, Rinehart 1, Stuever 1, Windham 1. Fouled out: none)

Shawnee, Ill., 82, Delta 78

Terrence Below scored 35 points, but it came in a losing effort as the Bobcats fell at home to Shawnee.

Delta (5-12) rallied from a seven-point first-quarter deficit to claim the lead at halftime, but it trailed by seven again heading to the final period.

Aaron Kinder added 20 points and Dustin Anglin had 11 for the Bobcats.

Delta lost at home to Shawnee.

Shawnee21152421--82
Delta14231625--78

SHAWNEE -- Murphy 7, Pinion 12, Ellit 8, McMahon 2, Schafer 13, Wills 9, Taylor 2, Hudson 2, Harris 29. FG 33, FT 14-26, F 16 (3-pointers: Wills 2, Pinion 1, Ellitt 1. Fouled out: none)

DELTA -- Aaron Kinder 20, A.J. Horn 2, Alex Parks 2, Dustin Anglin 11, Terrence Below 35, Nathan Stroder 8. FG 31, FT 11-14, F 20 (3-pointers: Below 2, Kinder 2, Anglin 1. Fouled out: Parks, Stroder)

Advance 74, Woodland 41

Alex Steil scored 25 points for Advance in a road rout.

The Hornets led 48-19 and cruised in the second half. Jeremy Limbaugh added 11 points and Daryl Wade had 10.

Advance2325188--74
Woodland1181210--41

ADVANCE (74) -- Jeremy Limbaugh 11, Daryl Wade 10, Adam Baker 4, Alex Steil 25, Josh Sturgeon 2, James Masters 4, Trenton Moses 9, Jordan Seabaugh 6, Cameron Stevens 3. FG 31, FT 7-12, F 9 (3-pointers: Jo. Seabaugh 2, Stevens 1, Wade 2. Fouled out: none)

WOODLAND (41) -- Willie Piatt 3, Chantz Barham 15, David Otero 3, Caleb Lee 6, Jordan King 6, Cody Barrett 2, Michael Dowd 2, Jeremy Hutson 4. FG 15, FT 7-10, F 10 (3-pointers: Barham 2, Lee 2. Fouled out: none)

Herculaneum 52, St. Vincent 36

St. Vincent suffered its fifth straight loss with its lowest scoring output of the streak.

The Indians (8-10, 1-7 in the Jefferson County Conference) were held below 50 points for the fifth straight game.

Eric Clemens was St. Vincent's leading scorer with nine points.

Herculaneum's Jake Alexander scored 24, including 17 of the Blackcats' 18 points in the first half.

St. Vincent91395 --36
Herculaneum7111519--52

ST. VINCENT (36) -- Eric Clements 9, Chris Fischer 6, Greg Finger 5, Mark Hotopp 4, Zach Richardet 3, Ben Buchheit 2, Jon Buehler 2, Scott Blythe 2, Ben Buccheit 2, Waylon Richardet 1. FG 14, FT 5-10, F 18 (3-pointers: Hotopp, Z. Richardet, Finger. Fouled out: W. Richardet)

HERCULANEUM (52) -- Jake Alexander 24, Eric Washburn 8, Thomas Plagor 7, Kaleis McClain 6, Jordan Alexander 5, Dustin Payne 2. FG 21, 7-16, 15 (3-pointers: Jake Alexander 2, McClain 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- St. Vincent won 54-24; Freshmen -- St. Vincent won 51-26.

Windsor 79, Perryville 71

Ricky Dunn scored a career-high 36 points, but Perryville still suffered a road loss.

Dunn's total included four 3-pointers.

Tyler Bauwens, who had 16 points, was the only other player to finish in double figures for the Pirates (8-13).

Windsor built a 45-35 lead by halftime and held on for the win.

Perryville 15201917--71
Windsor 24211418--79

PERRYVILLE (71) -- Ryan Schilling 7, Jon Hecht 2, Michael Fritsche 7, Ryan Lorenz 3, Rick Dunn 36, Tyler Bauwens 16. FG 23, FT 19-22, F 20 (3-pointers: Dunn 5, Lorenz 1. Fouled out: Corey Lorenz , Schilling) WINDSOR (79) -- Harrison 2, Stoffey 14, Kramer 30, Callahan 2, Downey 16, Briley 15. FG 24, FT 25-34, F 18 (3-pointers: Stoffey 1, Kramer 2, Briley 1. Fouled out: none)

Sikeston 63, Oran 38

Sikeston posted a win at Oran.

The Bulldogs led 38-22 at halftime and blew the game open with a 21-6 third quarter to invoke the running clock.

Sikeston (14-6) was led by Rod Moore with 13 points. Julian Beard and Michael Porter chipped in with 12 points apiece.

Steven Mock led Oran with 11 points.

Sikeston, which has won five straight, will travel to Cape Central on Friday. Oran (8-11) will play at Advance on Tuesday.

Sikeston191921 4--63
Oran 814 610--38

SIKESTON (63) -- Rod Moore 13, Julian Beard 12, Michael Porter 12, Blake Taylor 9, Kash Bratcher 8, Cortne Beasley 6, Ray Rodgers 3. FG 25, FT 10-15, F 10. (3-pointers: Bratcher 1. Fouled out: none).

ORAN (38) -- Steven Mock 11, Kody Campbell 7, Chase Seyer 6, Jordan Mason 5, Klayton Kyle 3, Nick Anderson 2, Robert Lange 2, Hunter Glastetter 2. FG 11, FT 1-2, F 15. (3-pointers: Mock 3, Campbell 1, Kyle 1. Fouled out: none).

JV -- Sikeston 75, Oran 38

GIRLS BASKETBALL Crystal City 53, Meadow Heights 22

Crystal City piled up a 34-5 lead by halftime as it routed host Meadow Heights.

Amanda Hendrickson finished with a team-high six points for the Panthers, who fell to 1-14 in their first season of varsity girls basketball.

Crystal City 1618613--53
Meadow Hts 3298--22

CRYSTAL CITY (53) -- Andrea Tessereau 2, Tara Vaughn 6, Alex Perry 6, Kayla Helwig 9, Meagan Hudson 6, Carissa Garber 3, Teri Marler 19, Blair Douglas 2. FG 23, FT 10-15, F 11 (3-pointers: Hudson 1. Fouled out: none)

MEADOW HEIGHTS (22) -- Sara Hendrickson 3, Ashley Doublin 4, Amanda Hendrickson 6, Kristin Mayberry 1, Tora Jordan 4, Chelsey Kight 4. FG 8, FT 4-10, F 12 (3-pointers: A. Hendrickson 2. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Meadow Heights 50, Crystal City 34

-- From staff reports

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