New Salem's loss in tourney is its first

Friday, February 9, 2007

New Salem Baptist's perfect season is over.

The New Salem girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, falling 67-56 to People's Christian of Arnold in the semifinals of the St. Louis Missouri Christian Schools Activities Assocaition's conference tournament.

The Eagles (13-1) led 45-43 heading into the fourth quarter but the team from Marble Hill was outscored 24-11 in the fourth.

Sarah Green led New Salem, the defending state champion in MCSAA, with 24 points.

Molli Lovig scored 47 points to propel People's Christian to the finals.

PEOPLE'S CHRISTIAN 67,NEW SALEM BAPTIST 56

People's14151424--67
New Salem13201211--56

PEOPLE'S (67) -- Molli Lovig 47, Brittany Grogan 10, Kim Lee 4, Brittany Carter 6. FG 26, FT 12-22, F 11 (3-pointers: Lovig 3. Fouled out: none)

NEW SALEM (56) -- Sarah Green 24, Laura Poole 9, Celsey Cook 8, Martha Poole 8, Kelsey Barlow 5, Rana Douglas 2. FG 24, FT 5-8, F 18 (3-pointers: Green 3. Fouled out: L. Poole, Cook)

Kelly 66,New Madrid CC 52

Debra Hall scored 19 points to help lead Kelly to a home victory.

Brittany Ponder added 15 points for Kelly (17-4), while Nikki Weiny added 10 points.

Shamieka Williams scored a game-high 22 points for New Madrid County Central.

New Madrid1114819--52
Kelly1618239--66

NEW MADRID COUNTY CENTRAL (52) -- Jasmine Beasley 3, Shamieka Williams 22, Paige Jimerson 3, Heavenly Wren 12, Jasmine Falenney 10. FG 18, FT 13-20, F 18 (3-pointers: Beasley 1. Fouled out: none)

KELLY (66) -- Sarah Ruff 4, Brittany Ponder 15, Taylor Sissom 6, Lauren Gean 2, Katee Moore 4, Nikki Weiny 10, Ashley Vetter 2, Londyn Backfisch 4, Debra Hall 19. FG 25, FT 15-23, F 19 (3-pointers: Ponder 1. Fouled out: Ruff)

JV -- Kelly won 33-18.

Delta 67, Woodland 35

Delta improved to 21-0 with a road win.

Kaci Menz led the Bobcats with 16 points, 10 assists and eight steals. Ashley Deprow added 11 points.

Cortney Glastetter led Woodland with 18 points.

Delta2918146--67
Woodland87119--35

DELTA (67) -- Tiffany Amelunke 5, Amanda Drew 2, Shea Smith 9, Ashley Deprow 11, Jodi Menz 6, Sara Blattel 5, Jessica Kidd 2, Kaci Menz 16, Sarah Keys 5, Kayla Seabaugh 6. FG 24, FT 18-25, F 14 (3-pointers: Smith 1. Fouled out: Deprow)

WOODLAND (35) -- Kyla Choate 2, Casey McCraw 2, Tasha Lincoln 8, Francee VanGennip 2, Lauren Johnson 3, Cortney Glastetter 18. FG 13, FT 8-16, F 15 (3-pointers: Johnson 1. Fouled out: VanGennip)

JV -- Woodland won 50-43.

Scott County Central 78, Saxony Lutheran 9

Four players ended up in double figures as the Bravettes hammered the first-year Crusaders program.

Samantha Jones led Scott County (14-4) with 24 points, while Brittney Peet added 16, Brianna Johnson scored 12 and Amanda Lawless also had 12.

Saxony Lutheran 3 2 2 2--9
Scott Central24241614--78

SAXONY LUTHERAN (9) -- Deanna Dippold 3, Shelby Haupt 1, Lauren Hunt 1, Laura Koenig 4. FG 2, FT 5-11, F 6. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).

SCOTT CENTRAL (78) -- Samantha Jones 24, Brittney Peet 16, Brianna Johnson 12, Amanda Lawless 12, Markita Mosley 4, Iesha Turner 4, Lakisha Turner 2, Jamisha Williams 2, Katie Ruedrich 2. FG 37, FT 4-6, F 17. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).

Dexter 57, Central 39

Central managed just 16 second-half points in a home loss.

Wendi Zickfield led Central (8-13) with 11 points.

Dexter1791021--57
Central101397--39

DEXTER (57) -- Dooley 13, Burleson 4, Thrower 3, K. Heil 1, Temples 10, Finch 11, Taylor 15. FG 20, FT 14-23, F 14 (3-pointers: Dooley 1, Thrower 1, Finch 1. Fouled out: none)

CENTRAL (39) -- Christina Sexton 4, Sadie Pittman 3, Tierra Walker 6, Taylor Kirn 9, Sarah Uptmor 6, Wendi Zickfield 11. FG 16, FT 7-14, F 17 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Central won 38-27.

Oran 74, East Prairie 21

Senior Tiffany Glastetter outscored East Prairie by herself, pouring in 25 points in a home win for the Eagles.

Fellow senior Erica Michelsen added 10 points for Oran (12-8).

East Prairie4944--21
Oran20192114--74

EAST PRAIRIE (21) -- Weatherspoon 8, Cartwright 2, Branan 2, Swan 1, Rendels 4, Britt 4. FG 9, FT 3-9, F 18 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

ORAN (74) -- Kristen Roberts 3, Alyson Seyer 6, Ellen Sikes 6, Wendy Eftink 3, Callie Kielhofner 5, Kirstie Mangels 8, Erica Michelsen 10, Katie Tilley 3, Jodi Urhahn 5, Tiffany Glastetter 25. FG 26, FT 19-27, F 13 (3-pointers: Mangels 2, Roberts 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Oran won 33-28.

Scott City 51,Meadow Heights 44

Scott City outscored visiting Meadow Heights 17-4 in the fourth quarter to rally for a win.

The Panthers led 40-34 heading into the fourth quarter. Kelley Hicks led the Rams (8-10) with 17 points and Donielle Howell had 10.

Chelsey Kight led the Panthers with 17 points and Amanda Hendrickson added 13.

Meadow Hts812204--44
Scott City7161117--51

MEADOW HEIGHTS (44) -- Chelsey Kight 17, Amanda Hendrickson 13, Sara Hendrickson 4, Sahra Mills 4, Tora Jordan 2, Rachel Bequette 2, Ashley Doublin 2. FG 19, FT 5-10, F 14 (3-pointers: A. Hendrickson. Fouled out: none)

SCOTT CITY (51) -- Kelley Hicks 17, Donielle Howell 10, Whitney Tapley 6, Emily Essner 5, Stephanie Essner 4, Tiffany Merritt 4, Ashley Brant 3, Lisas Farrar 2. FG 22, FT 3-8, F 13 (3-pointers: Hicks 3, E. Essner 1. Fouled out: none)

Notre Dame 46, St. Louis Notre Dame 38

Notre Dame used a 15-for-18 performance from the free throw line to win on the road.

Kristain Burger led the Bulldogs (16-7) with 17 points in the game, which had been postponed earlier this year due to bad weather.

Notre Dame6101614--46
SL-Notre Dame981011--38

NOTRE DAME (46) -- Kristain Burger 17, Alex Fowler 9, Brooke Beussink 7, Meridith Medlin 6, Claudia Brauss 4, Emily Brumitt 2, Paris Burger 1. FG 14, FT 15-18, F 13 (3-pointers: Fowler 1. Fouled out: none)

ST. LOUIS NOTRE DAME (38) -- Woodburn 8, Griffin 8, Kertz 6, Murray 7, Wilmas 5, DeLuca 4. FG 14, FT 7-11, F 19 (3-pointers: DeLuca 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Notre Dame won 42-32. Freshmen -- Notre Dame won 34-14

BOYS BASKETBALL

Liberty 77, Eagle Ridge 54

Eagle Ridge Christian fell in the semifinals of the SLMCAA Conference tournament.

The Eagles will face New Salem at 5:30 p.m. today in the third-place game. Daniel Lies led Eagle Ridge with 17 points and Ben Douglass had 14.

Eagle Ridge1291221--54
Liberty22201814--77

EAGLE RIDGE (54) -- Ben Douglass 14, Daniel Lies 17, Aaron Shell 7, Daniel Cohen 7, Sam Davis 3, Josh Wiseman 2, Scott Edgar 2, Andrew Toeniskoetter 2. FG 24, FT 1-4, F 16 (3-pointers: Douglass 2, Lies 1, Shell 1. Fouled out: none)

LIBERTY (77) -- Boaz 24, Nestel 12, Lishman 12, Goodfellow 11, Fox 8, Cassebaum 7, Miller 3. FG 31, FT 11-18, F 8 (3-pointers: Boaz 2, Miller 1, Cassebaum 1. Fouled out: none)

Rivers of Life 66, New Salem 40

New Salem fell in the semifinals of the SLMCAA Conference tournament.

Brett Jones led New Salem (12-12) with 17 points.

New Salem6111211--40
Rivers16211415--66

NEW SALEM (40) -- Trent Jones 9, Josh Davault 4, Jared Crist 2, Alex Malmrof 4, Brett Jones 17, Jacob Green 2, Matt Jordan 4. FG 15, FT 6-8, F 10 (3-pointers: T. Jones 3, B. Jones 1. Fouled out: none)

RIVERS OF LIFE (66) -- Archibald 14, Cosh 2, Collins 11, Abernathy 10, Cutz 21, Perkins 2, Frenchie 4, Conners 2. FG 30, FT 4-4, F 16 (3-pointers: Cutz 1, Archibald 1. Fouled out: none)

-- From staff reports

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