Notre Dame rolls in 2A district preview

Friday, February 15, 2002

Deana McCormick had a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds for Notre Dame in a 94-24 girls' basketball win over Kelly Thursday, a possible preview for the Class 2A, District 2 championship game.

Three other players scored in double figures for Notre Dame. Ashley Millham led with 27. Lisa Millham had 19 and Ali Tyson 12.

Kelly (19-4) was held to single digits in each quarter by Notre Dame (22-2), which is seeded No. 1 in the 2A District 2 tournament that begins Saturday, Feb. 23 at Bloomfield, Mo. Kelly is the No. 2 seed. The teams could meet in the championship game Friday, March 1.

Cape Girardeau Central 69, Perryville 49

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Megan McDonald broke loose for 24 points to lead Central.

Rachel Spinks contributed 15 points for Central (17-8) and Sarah Hyslop finished with 12. The Tigers led just 29-26 at halftime before breaking the game open in the second half.

April Lorenz led Perryville (15-10) with 19 points while Emily Amberger had 10.

Jackson 90, North County 40

JACKSON, Mo. -- Jenna Leet scored a game-high 19 points to become the fifth Jackson player to reach the career 1,000-point mark.

Jessica Venable added 15 points for Jackson (16-8) and Ashley Bartels and Katie Loos each finished with 12. The Indians led 46-14 by halftime.

Scott County Central 79, Chaffee 75, OT

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Scott County Central held an 8-4 scoring edge in overtime to defeat Chaffee, which saw its top two scorers foul out in regulation.

Jennifer Vandeven scored a team-high 20 points and had 15 assists, while Mallory Kiefer scored a career-high 18 points, but both players saw their nights end with foul disqualifications. Ashley Graham added a career-high 14 points for Chaffee (4-15).

Stephanie Maney and Janet Penrod tied with a game-high 23 points for Scott County Central (9-9). Jackie Monroe added 14.

Sikeston 51, Delta 34

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sikeston broke open a close game in the second half to dump Delta.

Rebecca Below led Delta (16-6) with 16 points. Jennifer Medlin topped Sikeston (13-8) with 16 and Summer Ray had 10.

Woodland 40, Puxico 28

MARBLE HILL, Mo.-- Woodland snapped a 15-game losing skid by scoring 10 points in each quarter for the win. One player, Amanda Abner, reached double figures in scoring with 11 points for Woodland (5-17).

Eagle Ridge 41, So. Mo. Christian 21

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Amber Karnes scored 23 points to lead Eagle Ridge to an opening round win in the Ozark Christian Athletic Conference Tournament.

Eagle Ridge (14-3) meets New Salem next in the round-robin tourney.

Boys Basketball

So. Mo. Christian 67, New Salem 64

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- New SalemBaptist's second-half comeback attempt fell short in the opening round of the Ozark Christian Athletic Conference Tournament.

John Davault led New Salem with 25 points, while Joe Davault and Seth Gaines scored 10 apiece.

Chad Joehrs (24), Ross Whelan (16), Ben Miller (15) and Adam Epps (12) provided all the scoring for Southern Missouri Christian.

-- From staff reports

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