Saxony foils SC season opener

Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Scott City's Jamie Pinkston, right, reached in from behind Saxony Lutheran's Ben Courtois for an attempted steal as Courtois drove for the basket during the first half of Tuesday's game in Scott City. (Don Frazier)

The Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team used a big second quarter to ruin Scott City's season opener Tuesday night with an 80-67 victory.

The Crusaders outscored the host Rams 33-18 in the second period to erase a 14-9 first-quarter deficit and go up 42-32 at halftime.

Alex Jauch led the Crusaders (2-0) with 25 points. Ben Courtois added 14, followed by Max Wieser with 13, Clay Obergoenner with 11 and Brett Steffens with 10.

The Rams received 19 points from Jamie Pinkston. Jay Simmons had 14, Ethan Watkins 12 and Alex King 10.

SAXONY LUTHERAN 80, SCOTT CITY 67

Saxony9331820--80
Scott City14181619--67

SAXONY LUTHERAN (80) -- Garrett Ruppel 2, Zach Bohnert 2, Brett Steffens 10, Max Wieser 13, Alex Jauch 25, Ben Courtois 14, Clay Obergoenner 11, Austin Kwikkel 3. FG 26, FT 22-38, F 21 (3-pointers: Steffens 2, Wieser 3, Courtois 1. Fouled out: none)

SCOTT CITY (67) -- Ethan Watkins 12, Jay Simmons 14, Rynn Eskew 9, Jamie Pinkston 19, Caleb Estes 3, Alex King 10. FG 23, FT 18-27, F 25 (3-pointers: Watkins 1, Simmons 2. Fouled out: Eskew, Pinkston, King)

JV -- Scott City won 46-37.

Bell City 67, Advance 34

Bell City avenged a narrow loss to Advance in last week's Oran tournament by crushing the host Hornets.

Will Bogan had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Cubs (3-3). Melvin Johnson scored 16 points, followed by Nick Niemczyk with 12 and Austin Segers with 11.

Bell City2222194--67
Advance81196--34

BELL CITY (67) -- Nick Niemczyk 12, Melvin Johnson 16, Phillip Gross 5, Austin Segers 11, Marty Dames 2, Will Bogan 18, Eddie Green 1. FG 23, FT 17-27, F 24 (3-pointers: Niemczyk 1, Johnson 3. Fouled out: Segers)

ADVANCE (34) -- Cameron Stevens 1, Rusty Hendricks 2, Adam Baker 6, Tyler Wade 4, Bryant Hawkins 2, Alex Steil 4, Jacob Bond 8, Cody Mitchell 2, Trenton Moses 4, Chris Welch 1. FG 10, FT 11-22, F 21 (3-pointers: Baker 1, Bond 2. Fouled out: none)

Delta 62, Oak Ridge 52

Nathan Stroder scored 18 points, while Tyler Martin and Alex Parks both had 15, as Delta (2-2) won at home.

Garrett White paced Oak Ridge with 18 points, followed by Dylan Abbott with 13.

Oak Ridge6131221--52
Delta14111423--62

OAK RIDGE (52) -- Dustin Meyr 6, Dustin Owens 4, Dylan Abbott 13, Garrett White 18, Josh Hormann 5, Lance Felter 6. FG 21, FT 9-15, F 14 (3-pointers: Hormann 1. Fouled out: Abbott)

DELTA (62) -- Tyler Martin 15, A.J. Horn 9, Richard Gremlisch 1, Alex Parks 15, Nathan Stroder 18, Brent Sauceda 6. FG 25, FT 12-21, F 15 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Delta won 68-41.

Leopold 83, Woodland 77

Leopold won a shootout at Woodland as the teams combined to hit 25 3-pointers.

The Wildcats (3-2) made 12 3-pointers, including six from Darren VanGennip, who scored 29 points. Matt Stoverink scored 19 points, followed by Eric Fluchel with 16 and Tyler Clubb with 12.

Seth Gaines nailed eight of the Cardinals' 13 3-pointers and poured in 33 points. Also for Woodland, Chad Gaines scored 18 points and Michael Dowd had 11.

Leopold26241419--83
Woodland19151825--77

LEOPOLD (83) -- Nathan Nenninger 2, Cody Van De Ven 2, Tyler Clubb 12, Darren VanGennip 29, Larry Nussbaum 3, Matt Stoverink 19, Eric Fluchel 16. FG 32, FT 7-7, F 10 (3-pointers: Clubb 2, VanGennip 6, Nussbaum 1, Stoverink 3. Fouled out: none)

WOODLAND (77) -- Seth Gaines 33, Timmy Abner 2, Michael Dowd 11, Jeremy Hutson 4, Josh Hahn 5, Chad Gaines 18, Jordan King 4. FG 28, FT 8-9, F 15 (3-pointers: S. Gaines 8, Hahn 1, C. Gaines 4. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Leopold won 46-32.

Oran 82, Risco 52

Oran built a 55-32 halftime lead and routed host Risco.

Robert Lange scored 21 points for the Eagles (3-1). Steven Dooley added 12 points.

Oran2431234--82
Risco1319128--52

ORAN (82) -- Steven Mock 7, Kody Campbell 6, Robert Lange 21, Chase Seyer 6, Hunter Glastetter 8, Skyler Trankler 6, Cody Romas 7, Steven Dooley 12, Chris Asmus 7, Jake Kluesner 2. FG 34, FT 10-20, F 18 (3-pointers: Mock 1, Romas 2, Dooley 1. Fouled out: none)

RISCO (52) -- White 13, Davis 17, Carteller 4, Kyle 6, Johnson 2, Bennett 6, Smith 4. FG 21, FT 9-15, F 18 (3-pointers: White 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Risco won 67-53.

Portageville 59, Kelly 34

Kelly was tied 12-12 after one quarter but then suffered a blowout loss on the road.

Kelly12787--34
Portageville12171515--59

KELLY (34) -- Zach Hamm 9, Dallas Tew 8, Spencer Ayers 6, Chris Cooper 4, Tyler Thurman 2, James Miller 2, Josh DeBrock 2, Dustin LeGrand 1. FG 14, FT 4-9, F 21 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

PORTAGEVILLE (59) -- Marcus Greene 20, Trey Mosby 13, Kony Ealy 9, Terrale Jones 5, Leonard Boyd 4, Jacob Estes 4, Mikey Johnson 2, T.J. Smith 2. FG 24, FT 6-16, F 13 (3-pointers: Greene 1, Mosby 1, Ealy 1, Estes 1, Jones 1. Fouled out: none)

Trinity 68, Eagle Ridge Christian 65

Eagle Ridge suffered a loss in Carbondale, Ill.

Daniel Lies led the Eagles (2-2) with 24 points, followed by Ben Douglass with 13 and Scott Edgar with 11.

Eagle Ridge15171914--65
Trinity21221312--68

EAGLE RIDGE CHRISTIAN (65) -- Ben Douglass 13, Daniel Lies 24, Scott Edgar 11, Josh Wiseman 7, Daniel Cohen 4, Aaron Shell 4. FG 23, FT 11-20, F 24 (3-pointers: Douglass 3, Lies 4, Shell 1. Fouled out: Edgar, Cohen)

TRINITY (68) -- Holcomb 31, Terry 14, Klutts 15, Nibb 3, Chylewski 5. FG 20, FT 10-30, F 19 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

Westwood 53,New Salem Baptist 50

The Jones brothers scored 37 points, but New Salem lost at Westwood of Poplar Bluff.

Junior Brett Jones had 22 points and freshman Trent Jones added 15 for the Eagles (2-6).

New Salem10161311--50
Westwood12111218--53

NEW SALEM (50) -- Axel Malmrof 8, Brett Jones 22, Trent Jones 15, Jacob Green 2, Matt Jordan 1, Josh Davault 1. FG 18, FT 6-10, F 11 (3-pointers: B. Jones 4, T. Jones 4. Fouled out: none)

WESTWOOD (53) -- Dustin Whitten 17, Josh West 15, Matt Phillips 14, Matt Osborn 7. FG 23, FT 2-6, F 12 (3-pointers: Whitten 4, West 1. Fouled out: none)

GIRLS BASKETBALLNew Salem Baptist 55, Westwood 28

Sarah Green scored 24 points as visiting New Salem routed Westwood of Poplar Bluff.

Celsey Cook added 13 points for the Eagles (2-0).

New Salem15141115--55
Westwood4879--28

NEW SALEM (55) -- Sarah Green 24, Laura Poole 4, Kelsey Barlow 6, Celsey Cook 13, Martha Poole 4, Lea Jones 2. FG 24, FT 2-3, F 5 (3-pointers: Green 2, Cook 1. Fouled out: none)

WESTWOOD (28) -- Molly Smith 6, Megan Wolf 5, Misty Fleming 10, Valerie Tourone 2, Lauren Allen 5. FG 11, FT 4-5, F 7 (3-pointers: Fleming 2. Fouled out: none)

WRESTLINGCarbondale 32, Central 26

Central dropped a narrow home decision in its first dual meet of the season.

The Tigers actually won one more individual match than the Terriers as Central posted seven victories.

103 -- Caleb Sullivan (Ce) dec. Jaide Graceson 12-7

112 -- double forfeit

119 -- Alli Ragan (Ca) pin. Desmond Howard 5:24

125 -- Jared Ragan (Ca) pin. Garrett Springer :51

130 -- Tyler Yeargain (Ce) tech. pin. Mike McCann 17-0

135 -- Matt Latham (Ce) dec. Morgan Krummrich 7-4

140 -- Nathanial Huffman (Ca) dec. Raymond Woldvedt 8-3

145 -- Zach Lomax (Ca) tech. pin. Zach Wilson 23-8

152 -- Garrett New (Ce) dec. Adam Hawk 9-2

160 -- Nick Bleyer (Ca) pin. Shawn Hammock 1:20

171 -- Matt Smith (Ce) dec. Tyler Banz 9-8

189 -- James Coonce (Ce) pin. Chris Hubbard 5:40

215 -- Mike Smith (Ca) pin. Terry Stanton :32

HWT -- Trey Grovenor (Ce) dec. Cody Howell 4-0

JV -- Tied 12-12. Central winners: Glenn Volkerding, Carl Latham

Jackson 57, De Soto 21

Jackson remained undefeated in duals with a home victory.

The Indians (2-0) won 10 of the 14 matches, including a 13-second pin by heavyweight Ben Wood.

Jackson's junior varsity (2-0) won its 145th consecutive dual meet. The JV program has not lost a dual in 15 years.

103 -- Dustin Martin (J) pin. Gerald Fields 2:49

112 -- Clay Rouse (J) pin. Shawn Shecraft 1:59

119 -- Josh Scott (J) pin. Cory LeGrand :45

125 -- Zach Hunter (D) pin. Doug Froemsdorf 5:41

130 -- Kyle Brown (J) pin. Josh Newberry 3:00

135 -- Bryan Sladek (J) pin. Aaron Mayberry 3:17

140 -- Justin Miller (J) pin. Kevin Williams 1:42

145 -- Jamie Schumacher (J) pin. Andrew DeMarco 4:53

152 -- Kyle Newberry (D) forfeit

160 -- Will Perry (J) pin. David Wilkerson 1:06

171 -- Tyler Ptacek (J) pin. Mike Faulkner 1:08

189 -- Matt Hultberg (D) def. Demarcus Huddleston by disqualification

215 -- Dakota Smith (D) dec. Blake Peiffer 5-4, 3OT

HWT -- Ben Wood (J) pin. Chris Casey :13

JV -- Jackson won 51-30. Jackson winners: Mitchell Hazelwood, Andrew Burghoff, David Martin, Chris Hurst, Perry Hazelwood, Adam Kirchdorfer, Ethan Revelle, Justin Darnell, Jacob Bullinger

--From staff reports

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