Seckman helps add to Jackson's recent success

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Jackson's boys basketball team continued its string of impressive performances by destroying visiting Seckman 78-26 Tuesday night.

The Indians (9-7) were led by Lance Bollinger with 18 points, Nathan Brown with 15 and Tyler McNeely with 13.

Seckman (2-11) trailed 42-16 at halftime, then Jackson pulled further away with a 16-1 third-quarter edge.

"Everybody played well for us," Jackson coach Mike Kiehne said.

DELTA 81, EAST PRAIRIE 61

DELTA, Mo. -- Fourth-seeded and host Delta avenged a one-point loss to fifth-seeded East Prairie in the final first-round game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.

Craig Bock had 24 points, Lance Kinder 18, Joey Keys 17 and Brent Menz 10 for Delta (6-10). The Eagles (3-8) got 18 points from Chris Wheatley and 16 from Matt Boyer.

In Thursday's semifinals, Delta meets top-seeded Oran while No. 2 Scott County Central plays No. 3 Scott City.

BELL CITY 62, WOODLAND 57

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Eric Henry scored 21 points and Dominitrix Johnson 13 as Bell City (13-3, 5-0) remained atop the Stoddard County Conference.

Leading Woodland (8-8, 0-3) was Luke Johnson (16 points), Michael Owens (12), Alex VanGennip (12) and Travis Benfield (11).

HERCULANEUM 67, ST. VINCENT 64

HERCULANEUM, Mo. -- St. Vincent (6-5, 0-3) remained winless in the Jefferson County Conference, despite a game-high 31 points from Tyler Wengert.

Matt Wengert added 11 points for the Indians, who rallied from a 40-28 halftime deficit to make it close.

ADVANCE 60, ZALMA 37

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jared Ritter and Chris Walker each scored 17 points to lead the Hornets (10-4).

Stephen McCain led the Bulldogs (0-11) with 15 points. Chad Wiseman had 11.

LEOPOLD 72, MEADOW HEIGHTS 66

LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Kevin Holzum scored 26 points, Josh Van de Ven 21 and Scott VanGennip 13 to pace the Wildcats (4-10).

Meadow Heights (7-5) got 14 points from Joey Bell and 10 from Josh Fulton.

OAK RIDGE 51, MARQUAND 47

OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Capitalizing on free throws, Oak Ridge (6-8, 1-0) held on to defeat Marquand (6-8, 1-2) in the Mississippi Valley Conference.

The Blue Jays, led by Jeff Cowan's 20 points and Clayton Ruesler's 11, went 18-of-22 from the line. Heath Stephens topped Marquand with 28 points.

PERRYVILLE 40, WINDSOR 38

IMPERIAL, Mo. -- Chad Ozark (13), Andrew Meyr (12) and Jason Dreyer (11) led the Pirates (11-4, 2-0) past Windsor in a Jefferson County Conference matchup.

BOYS SWIMMING

NOTRE DAME 130, OAKVILLE 110, WEBSTER GROVES 47

MEHLVILLE, Mo. -- Mark Lester (100 butterfly), John Kuper (100 breaststroke) and John Stoverink (diving) posted wins to lead Notre Dame (5-6) to victory.

The Bulldogs' 400-meter freestyle relay team composed of Stephen Hine, John Fisher, Tim Frank and Chad McCormick also finished first.

-- From staff reports

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