Meadow Heights opens with win over Leopold

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

MEADOW HEIGHTS, Mo. -- Meadow Heights' boys basketball's high-scoring offense came out flat in the first quarter but recovered to win its opener 72-61 over Leopold Tuesday night.

The Panthers scored nine points in the first quarter but still led 34-33 at halftime. In the second half Meadow Heights outscored the Wildcats 39-27.

Brad Adams led all scorers for Meadow Heights with 25 points. Anthony Bollinger and Terry Wagner added 13 apiece.

Brandon Bueter led Leopold with 18 points. Kelly Stause added 15 and A.J. Seiler had 10.

Meadow Heights' JV won 55-39.

Eagle Ridge 77, Peoples Christian 62

Joel Powell scored 26 points to lead Eagle Ridge to a home win.

Eagle Ridge (2-0) had five double-figure scorers. Daniel Ellinghouse scored 16 points, Phillip Brock added 12, A.J. Kunz had 12 and T.J. Crowden had 10.

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Kelly 60, Kingston 33

LeighAnn Buchheit had 17 points for Kelly as the Hawks picked up a road win to start their season.

Mindy Robert and Ashley Kern added nine points apiece for the Hawks, while Jessica Burnett scored eight.

Eagle Ridge 62, Peoples Christian 48

Autumn Crowden poured in 38 points to lead Eagle Ridge to a home win. Rachel Huebel added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Eagle Ridge (2-0).

GIRLS' JV BASKETBALL

Central Tournament

Jackson and Farmington picked up wins to advance to the finals of the Central JV Tournament.

Jackson routed host Central 40-10. Farmington advanced with a 43-31 win over Poplar Bluff. The finals are set for 7:15 tonight.

In other games, Notre Dame defeated Sikeston 70-11 and Dexter beat Chaffee 47-23.

SWIMMING

Eureka 115, Central 69

The Tigers fell on the road in their first meet of the season.

Sam Maguire finished first for Central in the 200 and 500 freestyle, while the team finished second in the 500-free and 400 free relay.

-- From staff reports

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