Leet stays hot as Jackson boys top Bluff 69-64

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Jake Leet was the hero for the second straight game as the Jackson boys basketball team picked up another victory.

Leet poured in 32 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, as the Indians slipped past host Poplar Bluff 69-64 Tuesday night.

Jackson improved to 13-5 overall and 4-0 in SEMO Conference play. Poplar Bluff is 5-10 and 1-1.

Leet, a senior guard, hit the game-winning jumper for the Indians during Friday's two-point victory at Notre Dame.

Against Poplar Bluff, Leet drilled a tie-breaking 3-pointer with under 4 minutes remaining. He later made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 35 seconds to seal the victory.

Hunter Grantham added 12 points for the Indians, while Spencer Goodman scored 10.

Jackson 69, Poplar Bluff 64

Jackson1762422--69
Poplar Bluff9132022--64

JACKSON (69) -- Marcus Harris 6, Spencer Goodman 10, Matt Lang 7, Jake Leet 32, Aaron Floyd 2, Hunter Grantham 12. FG 28, FT 6-13 (3-pointers: Goodman 2, Lang 1, Leet 4. Fouled out: none)

POPLAR BLUFF (64) -- Jay Ralston 18, Riley Ralston 14, Chad Smith 12, Ben Knuckles 10, Jordan Chaligoj 7, Austin Sutton 3. FG 27, FT 5-8 (3-pointers: R. Ralston 2, Knuckles 2, Chaligoj 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Jackson won 45-30.

Saxony Lutheran 51, Ste. Genevieve 47

Class 2 Saxony Lutheran won on the road over Class 4 Ste. Genevieve for its 13th win of the season.

Max Wieser led the Crusaders (13-3) with 17 points and Bret Steffens added 14.

Saxony Lutheran19101111--51
Ste. Genevieve8111117--47

SAXONY LUTHERAN (51) -- Garrett Ruppel 6, Zach Bohnert 5, Bret Steffens 14, Max Wieser 17, Ben Courtois 7, Austin Kwikkel 2. FG 20, FT 8-11, F 14 (3-pointers: Ruppel 2, Courtois 1. Fouled out: none)

STE. GENEVIEVE (47) -- Kory Faulkner 15, Eric Schrader 14, Blake Armbruster 1, Adam Roth 8, Curt Roth 6, Carl Grass 3. FG 17, FT 8-14, F 13 (3-pointers: Faulkner 3, Schrader 1, Grass 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Ste. Genevieve won 65-53.

Festus 57, St. Vincent 42

St. Vincent trailed by just three points at halftime before host Festus pulled away.

Josh Rollet led the Indians (5-8) with 13 points.

St. Vincent141099--42
Festus17101812--57

ST. VINCENT (42) -- Josh Rollet 13, Matt Abbott 8, Justin L'Hote 8, Shawn Renner 8, Aaron Dzik 4, Kyle Rollet 1. FG 17, FT 6-11, F 12 (3-pointers: Renner 2. Fouled out: none)

FESTUS (57) -- Roberts 17, Davis 9, Stubbs 9, Bequette 8, Wilkey 7, Kopp 3, Bey 2, Yueang 2. FG 23, FT 6-10, F 12 (3-pointers: Davis 3, Bequette 1, Wilkey 1. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Festus won 65-28.

East Prarie 71, Oran 60

M.C. Williams led East Prarie with 25 points as the fifth-seeded Eagles beat fourth-seeded Oran in the final first-round game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament at Delta.

Kody Campbell scored 19 points to pace Oran. Kurt Rendleman had 13 and Tyler Beardslee 10.

In Thursday's semifinals, East Prairie plays top-seeded Scott County Central at 7 p.m., followed by No. 2 Scott City vs. No. 6 Kelly at 8:30.

East Prairie1992319--71
Oran17101122--60

EAST PRAIRIE (71) -- M.C. Williams 25, Scott Davis 4, Ryan Jones 6, Sam Jones 2, Dustin Caldwell 8, Jacob Garrett 6, Tony Jones 17. FG 28, FT 12-20, F 20 (3-pointers: Williams 5, T. Jones . Fouled out: none)

ORAN (60) -- Klayton Kyle 3, Kurt Rendleman 13, Cody Romas 9, Tyler Beardsley 10, Kody Campbell 19, Lance Dannenmueller 5. FG 19, FT 12-33, F 17 (3-pointers: Rendleman, Romas, Campbell. Fouled out: none)

Bell City 84, Woodland 50

Nick Niemczyk led Bell City with 25 points in a road win.

Phillip Gross added 19 points for the Cubs (12-2), while Ethan Watkins had 13.

Adam Cureton paced Woodland with 10 points.

Bell City19162524--84
Woodland16111013--50

BELL CITY (84) -- Ethan Watkins 13, Nick Niemczyck 25, Mke Meador 3, Phillip Gross 19, Jeff Long 3, Ronny Gross 3, Marty Dames 5, Austin Bush 5, Skyler Blackler 2, Brandon Bell 6. FG 32, FT 19-25, F 16 (3-pointers: Watkins 1, Niemczyk 1, Bush 1. Fouled out: none)

WOODLAND (50) -- Caleb Lee 5, Josh Hahn 6, Joe Layton 6, Timmy Abner 4, Adam Cureton 10, Kyle Reynolds 4, Josh Freeman 1, Jordan King 4. FG 17, FT 11-17, F 17 (3-pointers: Hahn, Layton 4. Fouled out: McCarty)

Leopold 75, Meadow Heights 72

Leopold rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to win at home.

Darren VanGennip poured in 27 points to lead the Wildcats (9-4), who got 12 points apiece from Dustin Thiele and Larry Nussbaum.

Dustin Hubler paced the Panthers with 17 points. Also in double figures were Derrick Wilfong (15), Tyler Welker (14) and Tyler Wagner (12).

Meadow Heights21181518--72
Leopold15142125--75

MEADOW HEIGHTS (72) -- Dustin Hubler 17, Derrick Wilfong 15, Tyler Wagner 12, Tyler Brune 3, Ethan Mayfield 2, Zac Hotop 3, Tyler Welker 14, Luke Nitsch 6. FG 28, FT 10-24, F 15 (3-pointers: Wilfong 2, Hotop 1, Welker 3. Fouled out: none)

LEOPOLD (75) -- Dustin Thiele 12, Cody Vandeven 9, Wade Wiseman 7, Darren VanGennip 27, Larry Nussbaum 12, Clayton Stoverink 8. FG 28, FT 16-16, F 19 (3-pointers: Wiseman 1, VanGennip 2. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Leopold won 62-44.

Oak Ridge 59, Marquand 39

Brett Thomas led Oak Ridge with 19 points while Dustin Meyer added 14 during a home win.

Kyle Vick led Marquand with 16 points.

Marquand911712--39
Oak Ridge13131122--59

MARQUAND (39) -- Kyle Mayberry 1, Steven Lening 2, Joey Boyer 5, Dusty Brotherton 8, Seth Carey 7, Kyle Vick 16. FG 15, FT 4-12, F 12 (3-pointers: Boyer, Vick 4. Fouled out: none)

OAK RIDGE (59) -- Kaz Lange 6, Dillon Abbott 8, Dustin Meyer 14, Garrett Light 6, Brett Thomas 19, Logan Mangels 3, Adam Seabaugh 4. FG 23, FT 11-18, F 15 (3-pointers: Lange 2. Fouled out: Lange)

New Salem 55,Eagle Ridge 53

Boone Gaines hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift host New Salem Baptist Academy to victory over Eagle Ridge Christian School.

Gaines scored 18 points for the Eagles (15-4), while Dillon Gaines led the way with 19.

Ben Douglass paced Eagle Ridge with 19 points.

Eagle Ridge1019168--53
New Salem15111415--55

EAGLE RIDGE (53) -- Ben Douglass 19, Daniel Cohen 7, Scott Edgar 6, Josh Wiseman 9, Sam Davis 8, Stephen Cohen 4. FG 24, FT 2-7, F 10 (3-pointers: Douglass 1, Wiseman 1, Davis 1. Fouled out: none)

NEW SALEM (55) -- Dillon Gaines 19, Boone Gaines 18, Brett Jones 9, Trent Jones 5, Josh Davault 2, Dillion Sutton 2. FG 22, FT 5-8, F 14 (3-pointers: D. Gaines 2, B. Gaines 1, B. Jones 2, T. Jones 1. Fouled out: none)

GIRLS BASKETBALLCentral 61, Doniphan 39

Central (6-7) romped at home behind 15 points from Wendi Zickfield, 12 from Breia Twiggs and 10 from Sadie Pittman.

Doniphan118911--39
Central17151514--61

DONIPHAN (39) -- Jaysa Blackwell 5, Cassey Hart 3, Chelsey Swindle 12, Erin Pennington 4, Kadie Civils 7, Jordan Hart 5, Jan Smith 3. FG 13, FT 9-18, F 17 (3-pointers: C. Hart, Swindle 2, Smith. Fouled out: none)

CENTRAL (61) -- Sadie Pittman 10, Jenna Matthews 2, Lauren Kinsey 2, Chelsea Pannier 6, Breia Twigs 12, Taylor Kirn 6, Sarah Uptmore 8, Wendi Zickfield 15. FG 25, FT 10-18, F 16 (3-pointers: Uptmore. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Central 54, Doniphan 28.

New Salem 40, Eagle Ridge 21

New Salem Baptist Academy remained perfect on the season by beating visiting Eagle Ridge Christian School.

Celsey Cook led the Eagles (14-0) with 14 points. Martha Poole and Kelsey Barlow both added 12.

Lyndse Hamby scored 10 points for Eagle Ridge.

Eagle Ridge4557--21
New Salem196710--40

EAGLE RIDGE (21) -- Kristen Margrabe 4, Abby Cohen 5, Lyndse Hamby 10, Tylar Kennedy 2. FG 8, FT 5-9, F 16 (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)

NEW SALEM (40) -- Martha Poole 12, Celsey Cook 14, Kelsey Barlow 12, Haylee Moyers 4. FG 17, FT 5-8, F 15 (3-pointers: Cook 1. Fouled out: none)

WRESTLINGCentral 45, N. County 34

Central won five matches by pin -- three in less than a minute -- in improving to 2-3 in dual meets.

The Tigers, who won seven of the first eight matches, added a win by decision and two forfeit victories.

103 -- Caleb Yeargain (CC) pin Tyler Mowery 4:51

112 -- Brock Harrison (NC) fall Thomas Fleming 1:46

119 -- Desmond Howard (CC) forfeit

125 -- Jawuan Howard (CC) dec. Joey Misuraca 7-5

130 -- Lars Monia (CC) pin Jacob Griffin :44

135 -- Derek Summers (CC) pin Nick Jeffers :57

140 -- Garrett Springer (CC) pin Bradley Aubachon :39

145 -- Raymond Woldtvedt (CC) forfeit

152 -- Cody Compton (NC) pin Kevin Flescher 3:57

160 -- Taylor Decker (NC) maj. dec. Zach Wilson 12-2

171 -- Eric Urchin (NC) forfeit

189 -- Steven Skills (NC) pin Carl Lathum 4:39

215 -- Mike Stokes (NC) forfeit

HWT -- Trey Grovenor (CC) pin Joey Coale 2:32

JV winners -- Glenn Volkerding (152)

GIRLS SWIMMING

Nerinx Hall 134, Central 61

Central (4-2) won five events in a dual loss on the road.

Mary Catherine Ford accounted for two of the wins (200 IM, 100 backstroke), while Jessica Baker (50 freestyle), Brittney Thomas (diving) and Annie Wolpers (200 freestyle) each won an event.

Central results

Medley relay -- 2. 2:14.82 (Annie Wolpers, Jessica Baker, Mary Catherine Ford, Emily Spriggs)

200 freestyle -- 2. Wolpers 2:24.42

200 IM -- 1. Ford 2:32.90

50 freestyle -- 1. Baker 28.76

Diving -- 1. Brittney Thomas 209.75

500 freestyle -- 1. Wolpers 29.35

200 freestyle relay -- 2. 1:59.87 (Wolpers, Ford, Cat Goeke, Baker)

100 backstroke -- 1. Ford 1:14.29

100 breaststroke -- 2. Baker 1:19.67

-- From staff reports

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