High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team falls in Crystal City tourney title game

Sunday, December 4, 2011

The Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team had no answer for Eli Sample in the Crystal City tournament championship game Friday.

The Crystal City senior scored 40 points to lead the Hornets past the Crusaders 80-51.

Nick Johnson led Saxony Lutheran (2-1) with 13 points, while Trent Steffens added 10.

Crystal City jumped out to a 15-point lead after one quarter. It hit 87 percent (20 of 23) of its free throws in the game.

St. Vincent defeated Ste. Genevieve 62-57 to snare third place in the tournament.

Mark Kutz led the Indians (2-1) with 21 points, while Tim Schumer added 15 points.

Sean Martin had 10 points in the win.

CRYSTAL CITY 80, SAXONY LUTHERAN 51

Saxony8201310--51
Crystal City23211511--80

SAXONY LUTHERAN (51) -- Trent Steffens 10, Logan Sprandel 5, Chase Steffens 2, Clayton Carver 8, Taylor Johnson 5, Gabe Bohnert 6, Nick Johnson 13, Jack Lake 2. FG 18, FT 13-21, F 20. (3-pointers: Carver 1, T. Johnson 1. Fouled out: Bohnert)

CRYSTAL CITY (80) -- Eli Sample 40, Dane Russell 3, Stacey Thornton 6, Logan Loesch 2, Nic Rothweiler 5, Kyle Jones 2, Bryan DeGeare 16, Alex Winkleman 6. FG 26, FT 20-23, F 20. (3-pointers: Sample 3, Russell 1, Rothweiler 1. Fouled out: none)


ST. VINCENT 62, STE. GENEVIEVE 57

Ste. Genevieve10151418--57
St. Vincent17141813--62

STE. GENEVIEVE (57) -- Brendan Weiler 22, Clayton Gielow 18, Jonathan Brewer 6, Kevin Johnson 4, Brandon Mueller 4, Matt Drury 3. FG 22, FT 8-12, F 27. (3-pointers: Weiler 4, Drury 1. Fouled out: Gielow, Johnson)

ST. VINCENT (62) -- Tim Schumer 15, Trent Elder 9, Dylan Richardet 2, Mark Kutz 21, Jesse Francis 4, Sean Martin 10, Dylan Hellman 1. FG 20, FT 19-36, F 19. (3-pointers: Schumer 3. Fouled out: none)

Jackson 71, Hillsboro 56

The Indians outscored the Hawks 27-9 in the third quarter to win their season opener.

Karson King had 21 points, while Braxton McDowell had 11 points to lead the Indians.

Josh Daume and Luke Stevens added nine points apiece in the win.

Jackson17162711--71
Hillsboro1219916--56

JACKSON (71) -- Josh Daume 9, Caleb Newcomer 8, Braxton McDowell 11, Ryan O'Rear 2, Skyler Steele 2, Calvin Lysell 5, Karson King 21, Luke Stevens 9, Josiah McQuire 4. FG 27, FT 13-17, F 10. (3-pointers: Daume 1, Newcomer 1, McDowell 1, Lysell 1. Fouled out: none)

HILLSBORO (56) -- Chase Gemberling 5, Austin Weber 4, Taylor Hassell 8, Erik Maynard 11, Jake Brooks 11, Stephen Hassell 8, Lucas Benzatti 3, Jake Thebeau 6. FG 24, FT 1-2, F 14. (3-pointers: Gemberling 1, Maynard 3, Brooks 3. Fouled out: none)

JV -- Jackson won 59-31

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Miller Career 46, Jackson 36

Dru Haertling led the No. 4 seed Indians (1-1) with 20 points, while Connor King added 10.

Miller Career hit seven 3-pointers in the contest.

Miller1215910--46
Jackson881010--36

MILLER CAREER (46) -- Amanda Scott 8, Tiani Walls 4, Abrelyn Rackley 6, Braennan Farrar 13, Shanity James 7, Zhanesha Dickerson 8. FG 19, FT 4-8, F 13. (3-pointers: Walls 4, Farrar 3. Fouled out: none)

JACKSON (36) -- Dru Haertling 20, Rachel Hodo 2, Emily Davidson 2, Connor King 10, Megan Williams 2. FG 14, FT 6-8, F 11. (3-pointers: Haertling 2. Fouled out: none)

-- From staff reports

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