High school roundup: Delta, St. Vincent reach tourney championship game

Thursday, January 7, 2010
Scott City's Katie Hogan wrestles the ball away from Caruthersville's Vianna Carter during their game Wednesday. (DAVID JENKINS ~ Sikeston Standard-Democrat)

Delta will get a chance to win its own tournament.

The Bobcats held on to defeat Meadow Heights 54-50 on Wednesday to advance to the title game in their own New Year's girls basketball tournament.

Senior Taylor Smith led the charge with 14 points, while freshman Machela VanGennip added 13. Kendra Burnett and Tori Burton chipped in 10 points apiece.

The Bobcats jumped out to a nine-point lead after one quarter and held on.

Gina Cureton led the Panthers with 11 points.

Delta will face St. Vincent in Friday's title game. The Indians defeated Oran 53-34 behind 13 points from Chelsie Boxdorfer. Kali Wingerter added 12, while Courtney Heberlie and Kayla Seabaugh scored 10 points apiece.

In consolation action, Chaffee picked up its first victory of the season with a 52-43 victory over Valle Catholic.

Anna Ayers and Hannah Bedwell both scored 18 points to lead the Red Devils (1-7).

St. Vincent 53, Oran 34

St. Vincent1813166--53
Oran111427--34

ST. VINCENT (53) -- Chelsie Boxdorfer 13, Courtney Heberlie 10, Kayla Seabaugh 10, Storm French 7, Kelci Besand 1, Kali Wingerter 12. FG 24, FT 4-11, F 11. (3-pointers: Boxdorfer 1. Fouled out: none.)

ORAN (34) -- Holly Milam 2, Shelbie Seyer 3, Abbey Anderson 6, Shelby Unger 6, Haley Glastetter 2, Taylor Irwin 4, Cheyanne King 11. FG 12, FT 6-11, F 10. (3-pointers: Seyer 1, Anderson 1, Unger 2. Fouled out: none)


Chaffee 52, Valle 43

Valle1171114--43
Chaffee1751317--52

VALLE (43) -- Maria Herzog 6, Kara Figge 6, Erika Geisler 4, Haylie Reynolds 3, Taylor Beyatte 1, Natalie Grass 1, Hannah Kuenzel 19, Alli Dalton 3. FG 14, FT 11-23, F 18. (3-pointers: Figge 1, Reynolds 1. Fouled out: Figge, Kuenzel.)

CHAFFEE (52) -- Randi Wiley 4, Adrienne Eichhorn 3, Taylor Kirchdoerfer 8, Anna Ayers 18, Ellie Sigman 1, Hannah Bedwell 18. FG 18 FT 12-24, F 14. (3-pointers: Ayers 1, Bedwell 3. Fouled out: none)


Delta 54, Meadow Heights 50

Delta1512151254
Meadow Hts617161150

DELTA (54) -- Taylor Smith 14, Katie Brucker 3, Kendra Burnett 10, Machela VanGennip 13, Tori Burton 10, Sam Bartels 2, Courtney Burton 2. FG 22, FT 8-16, F 12. (3-pointers: Smith 2. Fouled out: none)

MEADOW HEIGHTS (50) -- Mica Morse 6, Hattie Cook 2, Erin Bollmann 9, Gina Cureton 11, Heather Dietiker 7, Taylor Cureton 1, Jillian Mills 4. FG 20, FT 6-15, F 18. (3-pointers: Morse 2, Dietiker 2. Fouled out: Cook.)

Scott City 91, Caruthersville 20

The Rams raced out to a 29-point lead after one quarter and never looked back.

Scott City (6-2) got 12 points from Stephanie Essner, Kristen Keesee, Holli Shemonia and Ashley Brant.

Katie Hogan grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out seven assists. Michaela Cobb recorded seven assists, while Stacey Heisserer added five.

Caruthersville5267--20
Scott City34241914--91

CARUTHERSVILLE (20) -- Tamora Fonda 15, Tierra West 4, Vianna Carter 1. FG 9, FT 1-2, F 16. (3-pointers: Fonda 1. Fouled out: none.)

SCOTT CITY (91) -- Lindsey Ressel 4, Stacey Heisserer 5, Stephanie Essner 12, Melanie Lacey 9, Kristen Keesee 12, Katie Hogan 2, Holli Shemonia 12, Tiffany Merritt 10, Michaela Cobb 8, Ashley Brant 12, Emily Echols 2. FG 39, FT 12-21, F 8. (3-pointers: Essner 1. Fouled out: none.)

-- From staff reports

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