Morrill nets 21 as Bulldogs earn win

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Jane Morrill scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Notre Dame girls basketball team to a 57-43 victory against Westminster on Saturday.

Paige Schumer added four points and seven rebounds, while Alex Fowler had seven points and six boards.

Emily Brumitt chipped in 17 points in the victory.

The Bulldogs (4-2) hit 5-of-9 3-pointers and shot 44 percent from the floor overall (24-of-54).

Westminster1212811--43
Notre Dame201999--57

Westminster (43) -- Katie Haverstick 4, Leah Beck 9, Jessie Nemchek 10, Stephanie Brown 12, Sarah Clark 6, Marci Penning 2. FG 20. FT 3-5. F 11. (3-pointers: none)

Notre Dame (57) -- Emily Brumitt 17, Alex Fowler 7, Jane Morrill 21, Amanda Pleimann 8, Paige Schumer 4. FG 24. FT 4-7. F 11. (3-pointers: Pleimann 2 Fowler 1, Brumitt 2

McCluer South 68, Jackson 39

Jackson got off to a slow start, getting outscored 18-2 in the first quarter, and fell on the road to McClure South.

Cassandra Bullinger and Kelci Keith led the Indians (2-2) with nine points apiece.

Jackson2121312--39
McCluer South18141522--68

Jackson (39) -- Kaylen Knepp 3, Cody Goodpasture 4, Cassandra Bullinger 9, Ashten Howard 8, Whitney McNeely 2, Kelci Keith 9, Landon Wachter 4. FG 14, FT 8-10, F 17 (3-pointers: Keith. Fouled out: none)

McCluer South (68) -- Robinson 21, Douglass 11, Lewis 12, Jackson 4, Baker 6, Hawthorne 10, Brown 4. FG 31, FT 3-10, F 12 (3-pointers: Douglass. Fouled out: none)

Chaffee Invitational

Cheyenne King dropped 19 points and Callie Kielhofner netted 17 as Oran defeated Scott City 45-44 to take home third place.

Scott City was paced by Donielle Howell's 15 points.

In the consolation final, Scott County Central overcame a two-point halftime deficit to defeat Chaffee 57-52.

The Braves were led by Brianna Johnson with 14 points, Jamisha Williams netted 13 points and Amanda Lawless chipped in 11 points.

Amber Kirk hit four 3-pointers en route to a game-high 18 points to lead the Red Devils. Whitney Schlosser added 16 points.

Third-place game

Oran 45, Scott City 44

Oran1010139--45
Scott City5161112--44

Oran (45) -- Abbey Anderson 4, Ellen Sikes 5, Callie Kielhofner 17, Cheyenne King 19. FG 20, FT 2-12, F 20 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

Scott City (44) -- Stephanie Essner 4, Becky Holder 5, Whitney Tapley 6, Megan Raines 2, Beth Razer 8, Emily Essner 4, Donielle Howell 15. FG 15, FT 11-20, F 15 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)


Scott County Central 57, Chaffee 52

Scott County1181919--57
Chaffee9131218--52

Scott County (57) -- Iesha Turner 4, Brianna Johnson 14, Jovonne Banks 2, Mosley 8, Amanda Lawless 11, Brittney Jones 3, Jamisha Williams 13, Rudrich 2. FG 26, FT 5-13, F 13 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

Chaffee (52) -- Nicole Johnson 10, Tracy Martin 8, Amber Kirk 18, Whitney Schlosser 16. FG 13, FT 14-24, F 12 (3-pointers: Kirk 4. Fouled out: none)

GIRLS SWIMMINGLadue Invitational

Notre Dame placed fourth out of 14 teams at the Ladue Invitational.

Brittany Menz led the Bulldogs, aiding the 200 medley relay team to a second-place finish, taking third in the 100 individual medley, second in the 25 freestyle, helping the 200 freestyle relay team to a fifth-place finish, and anchoring the 400 freestyle relay team to a second-place finish.

Top Notre Dame finishers

200 medley relay -- 2. 2:06.75 (Jenny Brant, Audrey Glover, Brittany Menz, Lauren Castleman)

200 freestyle -- 6. Ava Andersson, 2:17.47; 7. Jackie Bader, 2:17.92

100 IM -- 3. Menz, 1:07.62

50 freestyle -- 2. Castleman, 26.56

25 freestyle -- 2. Menz, 13.01

100 freestyle -- 6. Brant, 1:03.87

200 freestyle relay -- 5. 1:53.70, (Menz, Bader, Andersson, Castleman)

400 freestyle -- 2. 4:12.30, (Castleman, Bader, Glover, Menz)

Marquette invite

Central's Brittney Thomas and Tara Volkersang combined to score 258 points and earn a fifth-place finish in the diving relay.

The Tigers finished 10th out of 10 teams in the meet.

Lafayette won the meet.

-- From staff reports

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