High school roundup: Central girls basketball team falls short of Northwest title in OT

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Missed free throws cost the Central girls basketball team Saturday as the Tigers fell 35-33 in overtime to Ritenour in the championship game of the Northwest Tournament in Cedar Hill, Mo.

Central hit just 4 of 14 free throws in the game. Ritenour fared even worse from the line, making just 5 of 20 free throws.

Kassidy Pannier's 3-pointer accounted for the Tigers' only points in the overtime.

Alayah Cooper-Johnson had a double-double for Central (2-1) with 16 points and 17 rebounds. Chelsea Vinson added nine rebounds along with four assists.

Central126753--33
Ritenour76985--35

CentraL -- Alayah Cooper-Johnson 16, Kelly Morton 2, Bailey Kratochvil 5, Kassidy Pannier 8, Chelsea Vinson 2. FG: 13. FT: 4-14. F: 19. (3-pointers: Pannier 2, Kratochvil 1. Fouled out: Vinson, Kratochvil).

RitEnour -- Chumbly 4, Mixon 12, Bowdry 2, Wallace 3, Beck 14. FG: 15. FT: 5-20. F: 17. (Fouled out: Beck).

Notre Dame 67, Poplar Bluff 39

Notre Dame posted a lopsided victory to finish third in the Farmington Tournament.

The Bulldogs (2-1) were led by Miranda Fowler and Kaitlin Welter with 13 points each. Karsen Powers added 12 points.

The Bulldogs bounced back from Friday's 61-43 semifinal loss to Miller Career Academy. Fowler had 18 points and Powers added 10.

Notre Dame18152113--67
Poplar Bluff771213--39

NOTRE DAME (67) -- Miranda Fowler 13, Kaitlin Welter 13, Karsen Powers 12, Madeline Rosenquist 9, Shelby Beussink 6, Annie Siebert 6, Halle Lynch 5, Taylor Feeney 2, Kelsey Luster 1. FG 24, FT 7-11, F 14. (3-pointers: Welter 3, Rosenquist 1. Fouled out: none)

POPLAR BLUFF (39) -- Farmer 21, Harris 9, Webb 3, Jackson 2, Bratcher 2, Gatewood 2. FG 9, FT 12-17, F 13. (3-pointers: Farmer 3. Fouled out: none)

Notre Dame129139--43
Miller Academy1620817--61

MILLER CAREER ACADEMY (61) -- Zhanesha Dickerson 16, Braennan Farrar 13, Amanda Scott 12, Abrelyn Rackley 10, T. Walls 8, Lamia White 2. FG 27, FT 7-13, F 18. (3-pointers: None. Fouled out: None)

NOTRE DAME (43) -- Miranda Fowler 18, Karsen Powers 10, Annie Siebert 5, Shelby Beussink 4, Kelsey Luster 2, Madeline Rosenquist 2, Taylor Feeney 2. FG 11, FT 15-20, F 15. (3-pointers: Fowler 2. Fouled out: S. Beussink)

Farmington 51, Jackson 45

Jackson got outscored 15-6 in the fourth quarter as the host Knightettes rallied for a victory in the fifth-place game of the Farmington Tournament.

Rachel Crites paced Jackson (1-3) with 15 points, while Danielle Daume added 11.

Jackson138186--45
Farmington12101415--51

JACKSON (45) -- Cassidi Tomsu 8, Rachel Crites 15, Emily Gartman 2, Danielle Daume 11, Mckinzie Scott 2, Kayla Keith 7. FG 17, FT 4-6, F 20. (3-pointers: Daume 2, Crites 3, Keith 2. Fouled out: Megan Williams, Keith)

FARMINGTON (51) -- Sweeney 9, Friend 5, Gilliam 5, Martin 6, Williams 12, Nash 2, Bader 12. FG 17, FT 14-20, F 13. (3-pointers: Sweeney, Martin, Williams. Fouled out: Gilliam)

WRESTLING

Jackson wins title

Jackson easily won its five matches and placed first in the Patriot Classic held at Parkway South in St. Louis.

The Indians defeated St. Louis University High 54-13, Mehlville 67-12, Parkway South 50-22, Columbia Hickman 51-16 and Francis Howell North 51-13.

Individual champions for Jackson were sophomore Jared Reisenbichler at 106 pounds, freshman Jake Byrd at 120, junior Tyler Rush at 138 and sophomore Preston Hobeck at heavyweight.

Placing third were senior Kodi Byrd at 113, sophomore Josh Stone at 182, junior Clay Darnell at 220 and senior Stone Selsor at 132.

Team scores -- Jackson 401, Lafayette 382.5, Columbia Rock Bridge 262, Parkway South 233, Francis Howe North 224, Pattonville 221, Columbia Hickman 208, Francis Howell 191.5, Mehlville 191, Lindbergh 168, SLUH 165, Vianney 162.

Central places third

Central had two individual medalists while placing third in the Green Division at the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament in O'Fallon, Mo.

Sophomore Brennan Redinger placed second at 113 pounds, and junior James Scheller was third at 170.

Fort Zumwalt North placed first with 270 points.

-- From staff reports

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