Scott City boys win, improve mark to 4-0

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

The Scott City boys basketball team remained perfect through four games with a 70-38 drubbing of Poplar Bluff at home Tuesday night.

The Rams bolted to a 19-2 lead after one period and a 36-11 advantage at halftime.

Six-foot-5 senior center Alex King led the Rams with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while guard Jay Simmons recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds. Shae Simmons added 10 points, and Caleb Estes chipped in with 12. Derrick Laxton had six rebounds and five assists.

Jay Raulston led the Mules with 16 points.

Scott City 70, Poplar Bluff 38

Poplar Bluff291413--38
Scott City19171420--70

Scott City (70) -- Jay Simmons 14, Shae Simmons 10, Caleb Estes 12, Travis Scherrer 6, Ryan Modglin 1, Jake Campbell 3, Alex King 17. FG 25, FT 11-15, F 16 (3-pointers: J. Simmons 3, S. Simmons 2, Scherrer 2, Estes 1, Campbell 1. Fouled out: none)

Polar Bluff (38) -- Austin Sutton 4, Chris Kilgore 9, Jay Raulston 16, Jake White 3, Eljie Johnson 6. FG 14, FT 9-12, F 15 (3-pointers: White 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Poplar Bluff won

Notre Dame 75,Fredricktown 49

Notre Dame won on the road to improve to 3-3, as 6-8 senior forward Ryan Willen scored 28 points in his season debut.

Willen had missed the first five games with a stress fracture in his ankle.

Austin Greer, who had missed the first three games of the year, added 13 points. Mark Himmelberg scored nine points, all on 3s.

Notre Dame16211820--75
Fredricktown1611139--49

Notre Dame (75) -- Ty Williams 6, Mark Himmelberg 9, John Untereiner 7, Austin Green 13, Ryan Willen 28, Joe Tolbert 4, Matt Helle 2, Logan Gleuck 6. FG 28, FT 13-18, F 18 (3-pointers: Williams 2, Himmelberg 3, Untereiner 1. Fouled out: none)

Fredricktown (49) -- Logan Roger 1, Mike Cowell 23, Jake Sikes 1, Ryan Sawyer 4, Jarod Williams 11, Eli Skaggs 9. FG 21, FT 4-11, F 17 (3-pointers: Eli Skaggs 3. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Notre Dame 69, Fredricktown 35

GIRLS BASKETBALLKelly 49, Clearwater 34

Debra Hall netted 21 points as the Hawks posted a 15-point win over Clearwater in the quarterfinal round of the Twin Rivers Christmas Tournament on Tuesday night.

Londyn Backfisch added 14 points and Kayla Cissell scored 10 for the Hawks (6-1), who had fallen behind 13-12 after the first quarter but battled back to take a nine-point lead by halftime.

Clearwater13669--34
Kelly1216912--49

Clearwater (34) -- Payton 2. D'Amico 16. Asher 1, Bell 7. Hill 2, Miller 6. FG 14, FT 6-13, F 15 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

Kelly (49) -- Londyn Backfisch 14, Kayla Cissell 10, Tara Johnson 2, Neely Tetley 2, Debra Hall 21. FG 19, FT 11-16, F 12 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

-- From staff reports

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