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Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - January 12

Thursday, January 11, 2018

stmarysRochester 43 St. Mary's 21

The Lady Bisons traveled to Rochester School for the Deaf yesterday for their second game of the season. Though they played well together, they couldn’t seem to keep up with the Lady Wildcats. It was an aggressive game on both sides which led to some foul trouble and injuries late in the game. The girls pulled through in the end but couldn’t make it a win.

Kioney Alvira-Juardo lead the team earning a double-double with 17 points and 16 rebounds. Kearah Kelly also made her first shot of the season adding two points to our total. After a nice break where we will try to regroup and work on some weak points we will be ready to take on Central Baptist again. (Contributed by Head Coach Wendy Chuba)

SMSD 4--8--4--5 = 21
RSD 10-10-11-12 = 43

Halftime - Rochester led 20-12.

SMSD (0-2):
Kearah Kelly: 2 points, 2 rebounds
Emma Foster: 3 rebounds
Elise Watson: 2 points, 3 rebounds
Kioney Alvira-Jurado: 17 points, 16 rebounds, 2 steals
Julia Bronneberg: 2 rebounds

Team Total FG: 9-41
Team Total 3FG: 0-1
Team Total FT: 3-6

rhode-islandBlackstone Valley Prep 19 Rhode Island 13

Our Lady Roosters finally played our first game of the 2018 calendar year in a home game against Blackstone Valley Prep. After a lot of snow and missed practice days, this would be a good way for our team to get back into basketball form. Both teams started out the game rusty and the game remained scoreless until BVP finally scored the first points of the game more than six minutes into the game.

BVP would grab a 10-4 halftime lead but our Lady Roosters would not give up. They were able to come back and make the game exciting as the game score was at one point BVP leading 15-13, but our team ran out of gas and couldn't make any of our shots and BVP made two more baskets near the end of the game to win 19-13. (Contributed by Athletic Director Nathan Engel)

BVP 10-9 = 19
RISD 4-9 = 13

Halftime - Blackstone Valley Prep led 10-4.

RISD (2-7): Lillian Klein 5, Ellie Lister 4, Olivia Collins 4.

pennsylvaniaPennsylvania 45 New York 22

After almost two weeks off, the girls showed they can still dominate on the court by beating the Lady Tornadoes, 45-22. In the win, Yasmean Evans had 23 points, seven rebounds, and seven steals. Gia DiGiacomo contributed 14 points and six steals. All the girls had time on the court and played a great defensive game. (Contributed by Athletic Director Matt Bujak)

washingtonColumbia Adventist 52 Washington 14

Kelly Gutierrez had seven points for Washington in a league loss to Columbia Adventist.

CAA 15-10-10-17 = 52
WSD  3--1-10--0 = 14

Halftime - Columbia Adventist led 25-4.

WSD (2-5/0-3): Ashantay Truong 3, Emma McKinney 3, Kelly Gutierrez 7, Davine Lowe 1.

western-pennsylvaniaNeighborhood Academy 27 Western Pennsylvania 25

Western Pennsylvania came up short against Neighborhood Academy yesterday afternoon with Danielle Fisher leading the way with 10 points.

WPSD (5-5): Danielle Fisher 10, Cheyenne Sloan 8, Ryane Smalley 5.

Wednesday, January 10. 2018

new-mexicoCimarron 49 New Mexico 12

Our first game of 2018 was a long trip to Cimarron. The day before, we had a very productive practice where players were very aggressive which made both coaches very eager for the game the next day. Unfortunately, we seemed to have left our competitive fire at home. We finished the first half scoring only two points to Cimarron’s 21. We finally came out with better passion with a nine-point quarter, but Cimarron continued their hot shooting performance with a 20-point quarter. We finished the game with a 12-point performance. As coaches, we were very disappointed in the team’s effort, however, this is a learning experience that the players will not want to repeat again. Our next game will be on January 17th with Vaughn on our home court. (Contributed by Head Coach Roderick Stickley)

NMSD 2-0--9-1 = 12
CHS 15-6-20-8 = 40

Halftime - Cimarron led 21-2.

NMSD (3-5): Hand 3, Martinez 4, Baca 2, Malone 3.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

floridaOak Hall 65 Florida 33

We got off on the fast track leading 6-0 then some mental mistakes set in afterwards. However we managed to score points where we struggled in the past. After two weeks of no practice, the girls remained upbeat and played hard. Lourdine Jordanne continues to improve and become an inside threat. (Contributed by Head Coach Joy Moers)

FSDB 10--7--6-10 = 33
OHS 13-20-13-19 = 65

Halftime - Oak Hall led 33-17.

FSDB (3-10): Lourdine Jordanne 17, Ja Myra Harris 8, Olivia Brown 4, Samantha Suarez 2, Keliah Williams 2.

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - January 11

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

marylandMaryland 52 Model 38

With both teams struggling to get anything going offensively in the first quarter of the Clerc Classic tournament pool play, Maryland pulled away with a strong second and third quarter to defeat Model. Rajena Guettler recorded a double-double with 23 points, 11 rebounds, five steals, and three assists.

Maryland will face Fremont on Friday, January 12th in the second game of pool play.

MSD   4-21-20--7 = 52
MSSD 3-11-10-14 = 38

Halftime - Maryland led 25-14.

MSD (9-3):
A. Glennon: 1 rebound, 1 assist
S. Herzig Wilcox: 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks
A. Patterson: 1 rebound, 1 steal
C. Perry: 17 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
R. Guettler: 23 points, 11 rebounds, 5 steals, 3 assists
E. Beldon: 5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 assists
M. Luebehusen: 2 rebounds
E. Kovacs: 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal

Team FG: 22
Team 3-FG: 1 (Beldon)
Team FT: 5-15

MSSD (2-8): C. Salit 18, I. Bucci 6, B. Mehan 2, N. Mallach 2, E. Nover 8, S. McCray 2.

Team FG: 10
Team 3-FG: 3 (Salit, Bucci 2)
Team FT: 9-19

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

arkansasCommunity Christian 54 Arkansas 26

Trailing just by five points at halftime, Arkansas went cold in the second half scoring just six points in a loss to Community Christian. Cieara Williams had 12 points and team high nine rebounds for Arkansas. Mikka Coburn also had 12 points along with three steals.

CC  10-15-16-13 = 54
ASD 10-10--2--4 = 26

Halftime - Community Christian led 25-20.

ASD (4-9): Mikka Coburn 12, Cieara Williams 12, Alerys Henriquez 2.

Team Total FG: 11-30
Team Total 3FG: 0-1
Team Total FT: 4-12

rochesterRochester 37 Hope Hall 16

We started fast building a 19-4 lead at the half and held onto it for the rest of the game. McKenna Girod scored 12 points and pulled eight rebounds. Courtney Gentzke scored 10 points. (Contributed by Head Coach Charles Palmer)

RSD (6-2):
Ailani Johnson: 5 points, 4 steals
Emma Kane: 6 points
Shanya Alvarez: 4 points and 8 rebounds

missouriHigbee JV 41 Missouri 26

Delanzis Hayes provided most of the offense for Missouri with 17 points along with eight rebounds and three steals.

MSD  2-11--6-7 = 26
HHS 15-14-10-2 = 41

Halftime - Higbee led 29-13.

MSD (0-5):
Delanzis Hayes: 17 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals
Cristin Khol: 5 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals
Sara Farmer: 2 points, 4 rebounds
Melissa Davis: 2 points, 3 rebounds

HHS: Devin Clark 11, Madison Welch 9.

stmarysCentral Baptist 61 St. Mary's 32

The Lady Bison finally had their first game of the season against Central Baptist. After several cancelations, these girls were a little nervous but ready to see what they could do. They came out strong in the first quarter and kept it close throughout the first half but after dealing with strong pressure from the other team they quickly fell behind.

Kioney Alvira-Juardo led the team both as the point guard and as our leading scorer with a total of 24 points. Elise Watson was a major help both offensively and defensively and Emma Foster came out strong as an aggressive but controlled defender. Though the score says they lost, they’ve really learned to play as a team and no one left the court as discouraged as they could have. (Contributed by Head Coach Wendy Chuba)

SMSD 10--6--8--8 = 32
CB    10-20-15-16 = 61

Halftime - Central Baptist led 30-16.

SMSD (0-1):
Kearah Kelly: 3 steals
Emma Foster: 1 rebound, 2 steals, 1 block
Tatyana Bean: 2 points, 1 rebound
Elise Watson: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block
Kioney Alvira-Jurado: 24 points, 7 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block
Julia Bronneberg: 2 points, 4 rebounds

Team Total FG: 15-39
Team Total 3FG: 0-1
Team Total FT: 2-8

western-pennsylvaniaPlants and Pillars 46 Western Pennsylvania 15

Cheyenne Sloan had five points for Western Pennsylvania and Dani Fisher added four as the team fell to 5-4 on the season.

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2018

atlanta-areaAtlanta Area @ Kentucky Classic (Contributed by Athletic Director Katie Davis)

This past weekend, the basketball teams went to Kentucky School for the Deaf and they had a BLAST even though it was FREEZING. At one point, it was 0 degrees! Both basketball teams were not used to playing more than one games so they were tired. Thankfully, they had one day of rest yesterday because they needed it from playing hard and lack of sleep. We played against KSD and GSD more than once because Illinois School for the Deaf were unable to come due to their weather conditions.

Highlights:
Tatiana, Shar, and Rusia received “All Team” Award.

The girls team battled and were 1-2.

Vs. KSD
Won 20-18.
Brianna scored 9 points.
Tatiana scored 6 points.

Vs. GSD
Lost 40-22.
Brianna scored 15 points.

Vs. KSD
Lost 27-20.
Tatiana scored 9 points.
Brianna scored 6 points.

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - January 11

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

kentuckyOneida Baptist Institute 63 Kentucky 61

KSD scored a season high 61 points and made a big comeback in the final quarter scoring 27-11 but time ran out. Aaron Howard scored a career high 37 points along with 14 rebounds, five assists, seven steals, and three blocked shots. Richard Ward chipped in with 12 points and five rebounds. KSD had season low 18 turnovers. (Contributed by Coach Leslie Stayer, Jr.)

KSD 10--8-16-27 = 61
OBI 13-22-17-11 = 63

Halftime - Onedia Baptist led 35-18.

KSD (0-13): Howard 37, Ward 12, Miller 2, Yance 5, Haynes 3, Dorn 2.

washingtonOregon 39 Washington 31

Jose Ramirez led Washington with nine points in a rivalry game against Oregon.

WSD 6--5-12--8 = 31
OSD 6-13-10-10 = 39

Halftime - Oregon led 19-11.

WSD (0-6/0-2): Cristian Martinez-White 8, Ricardo Pineda 2, Taylor Payne 8, Juan Ramirez 4, Jose Ramirez 9.

oklahomaSpringer 62 Oklahoma 44

We played our fifth game in seven days. The team held up and played really well in the first half being down just by four, 24-20 at the half. Springer got hot with their three-pointers in the third quarter.

We have a young team with four freshmen and a junior. Springer is much more experienced with four seniors and a freshman. They are also ranked number 16 in Class B. (Contributed by Head Coach Chris Reagle)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

marie-philipMarie Philip 54 American 41

After a long layover from our winter break and snowstorm, both teams looked rusty playing basketball but in the second half they played better. We only had only three practices in the last three weeks. We did not look good to go but we had to do what we were dealt with.

MPS handed ASD' first loss of the season. We got off to a good start but late in the first half, we didn't score much. We led 24-14 at the half and controlled the second half. Our largest lead was 18 points and ASD bounced back to make it a close game.

Junior Kacey Monahan led the team scoring with 23 points, 15 rebounds, and five blocks. 8th grader Kyle Florio put his best game of the season with 19 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Florio was 3 of 4 in the trey area. Senior Dylan Christoffels didn't have his best shooting day but he contributed in a different role by grabbing 10 rebounds, dishing nine assists, and two steals. (Contributed by Head Coach John Monahan)

ASD 14-27 = 41
MPS 24-30 = 54

Halftime - Marie Philip led 24-14.

MPS (6-4/2-2): Florio 19, Monahan 23, Silva 2, Christoffels 6, Kongel-Harmon 2, Rochette 2.

Team Total FG: 14-34
Team Total 3FG: 6-14 (Florio 4, Monahan, Christoffels)
Team Total FT: 8-11

arkansasCommunity Christian 41 Arkansas 27

Arkansas was not able to erase their slow start in the first quarter in a loss to Community Christian. Shaq’Ke Robinson led Arkansas with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

CC 11-8-7-15 = 41
ASD 2-7-7-11 = 27

Halftime - Community Christian led 19-9.

ASD (3-12): Shaq’Ke Robinson 11, Hammad Khan 5, Jamarian Sission 2, David Merriman 9.

Team Total FG: 9-28
Team Total 3FG: 1-7 (Robinson)
Team Total FT: 6-17

lexingtonSummit Queens 43 Lexington 42 - OT

Lexington lost a heartbreaker to Summit Queen in overtime. Steve Salamon led Lexington with 20 points, eight steals, and five rebounds. Jayden Orlang added 14 points and Aaron Laikram had team high high rebounds.

SQ  9--7-8-9-10 = 43
LSD 7-10-7-9--9 = 42

Halftime - Lexington led 17-16

LSD (5-3):
Points: Steve Salmon 20, Jayden Orlang 14
Rebounds: Aaron Laikram 8, Jordan Laikram 6, Steve Salmon 5, Tayqwan Richardson 5
Steals: Steve Salmon 8, Jayden Orlang 7
Assists: Steve Salmon 1, Jayden Orlang 1, Aaron Laikram 1
Blocks: Aaron Laikram 1

stmarysSt. Mary's 43 Falk JV 36

The Bison finally took to the court after a long layoff. Due to severe winter weather, the last four games scheduled were cancelled. The Bison missed games against Michigan, Rome, Fanwood, and Pennsylvania. The Bison traveled to Falk in what proved to be another physical match up against the Falcons. It was a fast paced game for 32 minutes with many lead changes. Kassim Kassim finished with two points and continued to create chaos on defense. Nick Barrus led all scorers with 14 points and orchestrated the offense. Christian Lawrence had 11 points and 12 rebounds along with Dalton Planty who scored 10 points and had six rebounds. Isa Habeeb finished with six points and five boards. Ryan Brzezinski played well defensively and used his size down low to help us win the rebound battle. The Bison played a very balanced game and showed composure late in the game as they finished with the win. (Contributed by Athletic Director Jim Carmody)

SMSD 7-9-12-15 = 43
FALK  6-8-12-10 = 36

Halftime - St. Mary’s led 16-14.

SMSD (2-0):
Nick Barrus: 14 points, three rebounds, five assists, four steals
Passim Kassim: 2 points, three rebounds, three assists, two steals
Christian Lawrence: 11 points, 12 rebounds, 1 assist, three steals
Isa Habeeb: 6 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals
Dalton Planty: 10 points, six rebounds, two assists, 1 steal
Ryan Brzezinski: 1 rebound, 1 block

Team Total FG: 16-61
Team Total 3FG: 1-7 (Barrus)
Team Total FT: 8-13

missouriHigbee 55 Missouri 18

Dakota Pierson had eight points for Missouri and Mikal Meriwether had team best 13 rebounds.

MSD   4--2--7-5 = 18
HHS 17-17-14-7 = 55

Halftime - Higbee led 34-6.

MSD (0-6):
Dacota Pierson: 8 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Mikal Meriwether: 6 points, 13 rebounds, 2 steals
Damar Washington: 2 points , 2 rebounds, 3 steals

HHS: John Schell 16, William Gibson 9.

western-pennsylvaniaPlants and Pillars 63 Western Pennsylvania 51

Kyle D’Amore and David Harclerode each had 14 points for Western Pennsylvania in a loss to Plants and Pillars.

WPSD (4-5): K. D’Amore 14, D. Harclerode 14, C. D’Amore 11, K. Keracher 10

oklahomaMaysville 79 Oklahoma 57

We got cold in the first half but were hot in the second half. Ours boys were cut Maysville’s lead from 24 to 14 but they took control and used up the clock. (Contributed by Head Coach Chris Reagle)

Monday, January 8, 2018

texasJohn Paul II 44 Texas 40 - OT

Our last game before Clerc Classic did not go well. We looked ahead, I thought. We scored zero in the first quarter against John Paul II's tenacious defense.

We trailed 20-3 in late second quarter. We executed better and forced OT at 38 apiece, but we lost 44-40 in overtime.

Hopefully, it is a lesson learned for our boys before we travel to MSSD and play Fremont on Thursday night at 7 p.m. (Contributed by Head Coach Andy Donatich)

oklahomaFox 64 Oklahoma 41

We were on fire in the first half leading 15 to 14 before the wheels fell off. Fox made adjustments and stopped us in the second half. Fox is ranked number 19 in Class B. (Contributed by Head Coach Chris Reagle)

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2018

atlanta-areaAtlanta Area @ Kentucky Classic (Contributed by Athletic Director Katie Davis)

This past weekend, the basketball teams went to Kentucky School for the Deaf and they had a BLAST even though it was FREEZING. At one point, it was 0 degrees! Both basketball teams were not used to playing more than one games so they were tired. Thankfully, they had one day of rest yesterday because they needed it from playing hard and lack of sleep. We played against KSD and GSD more than once because Illinois School for the Deaf were unable to come due to their weather conditions.

Highlights:
Marquise King broke his own record twice for most points in a game over the weekend. Last November, he broke Jesus O.’ record of 35 points and Marquise scored 36 points.

First game on Saturday, Marquise scored 37 points and then in the last game, he scored 38 points.

Myles Morman scored 3 threes.

Ahmeen definitely put a show with his fancy dunks that everyone enjoyed.

Ahmed, Ahmeen and Marquise received “All Team” Awards.

The boys team were undefeated with the record of 4-0.

Vs. KSD
Won 62-31.
Ahmeen scored 27 points with 13 rebounds.
Marquise scored 24 points.

Vs. GSD
Won 73-57.
Marquise scored 37 points.

Vs. KSD
Won 62-48.
Jamaria Dixon scored career high 21 points.

Vs. GSD
Won 86-66.
Marquise scored 38 points.
Ahmeen scored 18 points with 17 rebounds.

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - January 9

Monday, January 8, 2018

texasTexas 46 John Paul II 32

Junior point guard Sunita Schmidjorg scored her 1,000th point in a district win against John Paul II.

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2018

arkansasArkansas hosts ASD Basketball Homecoming Weekend.

Mississippi 48 Arkansas 22

Mikka Coburn scored team high 15 points for Arkansas.

MSD 20-4-20-4 = 48
ASD   4-2--8-8 = 22

Halftime - Mississippi led 24-6.

ASD (4-7): Mikka Coburn 15, Cieara Williams 5, Alerys Henriquez 2.

Kansas 50 Arkansas 44

Ciera Williams and Mikka Coburn scored in double digits for Arkansas in a loss to Kansas. Williams had 23 points and Coburn added 17.

KSD 13-20--6-11 = 50
ASD 10-10-15--9 = 44

Halftime - Kansas led 33-20.

ASD (4-8): Cieara Williams 23, Mikka Coburn 17, Alerys Henriquez 2, Marisa Albarran 2.

kansasKansas at ASD Basketball Homecoming Weekend.

Mississippi 56 Kansas 23

Madison Welch had a double-double for Kansas with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

MSD 20-11-21-4 = 56
KSD   5-12--4-2 = 23

Halftime - Mississippi led 31-17.

KSD (5-3):
Madison Welch: 10 points, 11 rebounds
Kaylee Wells: 9 points, 2 rebounds

Kansas 50 Arkansas 44

Madison Welch powered Kansas past Arkansas with 24 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Tiadra Vang added 16 points and two steals.

KSD 13-20--6-11 = 50
ASD 10-10-15--9 = 44

Halftime - Kansas led 33-20.

KSD (6-3):
Tiadra Vang: 16 points, 2 steals
Madison Welch: 24 points, 16 rebounds

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - January 9

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2018

arkansasArkansas hosts ASD Basketball Homecoming Weekend.

Mississippi 65 Arkansas 44

Shaq’Ke Robinson led Arkansas with 18 points followed by Hammad Khan with 11.

MSD 14-18-14-19 = 65
ASD   9--4-16-15 = 44

Halftime - Mississippi led 32-13.

ASD (2-11): Shaq’Ke Robinson 18, Hammad Khan 11, Jamarian Sission 8, Blake Bunnell 5, David Merriman 2.

Arkansas 46 Kansas 43

Arkansas held off Kansas’ fourth quarter rally finish the homecoming weekend with a 1-1 record. Shaq’Ke Robinson was the lead scorer for Arkansas with 19 points.

KSD 10--5-8-20 = 43
ASD 14-10-9-13 = 46

Halftime - Arkansas led 24-15.

ASD (3-11): Shaq’Ke Robinson 19, Hammad Khan 13, Jamarian Sission 9, Blake Bunnell 3, Shamsudeen Salaiman 2.

kentuckyKentucky hosts 21st Annual Kentucky Classic. (Contributed by Coach Leslie Stayer, Jr.)

Atlanta Area 62 Kentucky 31

It was KSD’s first game back after the holidays break. KSD opened the game with a 4-0 lead in the first four minutes then it was all AASD rest of the game. Rebounding continues to be KSD’s main weaknesses this year after allowing AASD to grab 25 offensive rebounds and KSD also couldn’t keep up with AASD’s quickness.

KSD     6-12--2-11 = 31
AASD 23-13-17--9 = 62

Halftime - Atlanta Area led 36-18.

KSD (0-10): Howard 12, Ward 8, Collins 7, Miller 2, Dorn 2.

AASD (4-5) McCabe 9, King 22, Nasir 1, Dixon 4, Tavares 1, Stackhouse 25.

Highlights
KSD shot 14-69.
Howard had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
John Collins had a season high of seven points.
Miller and Ward had nine rebounds each while Dorn had eight.
KSD had season high 15 steals led by Dorn’s five while Howard had four.

Georgia 53 Kentucky 50

KSD had to play its second game within a few hours after playing its first game of the day against Atlanta Area. Fatigue played a huge part for KSD as the team couldn’t stop DeMarco Brown of GSD as he piled up 43 on us. KSD shot a season high of 82% field goal attempts and 50 points was also a season high. Aaron Howard had career highs in points and rebounds with 30 and 18.

KSD 13--7--7-23 = 50
GSD 15-17-12--9 = 53

Halftime - Georgia led 32-20.

KSD (0-11): Howard 30, Ward 8, Miller 2, Yance 5, Haynes 3, Collins 2.

GSD (1-8): Panrayo 2, Brown 43, Royal 8.

Highlights
KSD shot 20-82.
KSD had season high 60 rebounds.
KSD had four players with seven or more rebounds. Howard 18, Ward 7, Dorn 9, Miller 8.
KSD had 14 steals led by Howard’s six.
KSD had 26 turnovers.

Atlanta Area 62 Kentucky 48

KSD played its third game in two days and played Atlanta Area School for the Deaf for consecutive days. Fatigue played a big part on KSD and we were able to score 20 points in the final quarter thanks to man-man defense.

KSD     8--8-12-20 = 48
AASD 21-18-10-13 = 62

Halftime - Atlanta Area led 39-16.

KSD (0-12): Howard 20, Ward 15, Collins 2, Miller 2, Dorn 2, Haynes 4, Vickery 3.

AASD (6-5): McCabe 8, Dixon 20, Stackhouse 10, King 11 Nasir 10, Taveres 3.

Highlights
KSD shot 22-74.
Howard had a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Richard Ward scored career high 15 points.
Payne Yance had five assists.
Ward and Howard each had three steals.

Thursday, January 4 and Friday, January 5, 2018

oklahomaOklahoma at South Central Conference playoffs.

Fox 80 Oklahoma 43 - Quarterfinals
Maysville 76 Oklahoma 48 - Consolation Semifinals

At the South Central Conference playoffs, we lost to Fox 80-43 in the quarterfinals and were eliminated from the tournament with a 80-43 loss to Maysville in the consolation semifinals. We cut our Christmas Break short due to the league tournament this past weekend. I am pleased to see the outcome of my young team playing hard in these two games. Most hearing schools had their practice time during the holidays while we couldn’t due to distance. I look forward to playing them again Monday and Tuesday. (Contributed by Head Coach Chris Reagle)

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - January 7

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Maryland 53 Heritage Academy 52

The Oriole Classic championship game between Maryland and Heritage Academy went down to the wire with the Orioles pulling a come from behind win, 53-52 to capture its sixth straight championship.

Tournament MVP Cassidy Perry racked up 21 points, 13 rebounds, five steals, four assists, and two blocks for Maryland. Ernelina Beldon and Rajena Guettler were named to the All-Tournament team. Beldon had 10 points and passed out four assists while Guettler chipped in with 16 points and four assists.

2018 Maryland GBB Oriole Classic Champs
2018 Oriole Classic Champions - Maryland School for the Deaf  (Photo courtesy of MSD Athletics)

HA   15-14-10-13 = 52
MSD 16-12-13-12 = 53

Halftime - Heritage led 29-28.

​MSD (8-3):
S. Herzig Wilcox: 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 assists
A. Patterson: 4 points, 4 steals
C. Perry: 21 points, 13 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists, 2 blocks
R. Guettler: 16 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, 4 assists
E. Beldon: 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 4 assists
M. Luebehusen: 1 rebound
E. Kovacs: 2 rebounds

Team Total FG: 24
Team Total 3FG: 0
Team Total FT: 5-8

HA: M. Patey 10, L. Shank 6, A. Baylor 6, C. Gaylor 2, M. Hoy 23, C. Fisler 5.

Team Total FG: 21
Team Total 3FG: 1 (Fisler)
Team Total FT: 7-14

mississippiMississippi @ Arkansas School for the Deaf Homecoming Weekend

Friday, January 5, 2017

Mississippi 44 Arkansas 22

Alexis Roberts had a double-double for Mississippi with team high 16 points, 12 rebounds, three steals, three assists, and two blocks.

MSD (11-1): Alexis Roberts 16, Nilah Orey 10, Raegan Hendrix 10, Tamera Grant 6, Korea McCray 6.

Saturday, January 6, 2017

Mississippi 56 Kansas 23

Alexis Roberts and Raegan Hendrix picked up double-doubles for Mississippi. Roberts put in 22 points with 18 rebounds, five steals, and three assists. Hendrix added 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds along with four steals and four assists.

Mississippi will return to action on January 18th at the Mason Dixon tournament.

MSD (12-1): Alexis Roberts 22 points, Raegan Hendrix 12, Nilah Orey 9, Tamera Grant 9, Korea McCray 2, Keiarah Barnes 2.

georgiaGeorgia @ Kentucky Classic

Game 1 - Georgia 40 Kentucky 16
Game 2 - Georgia 40 Atlanta Area 22
Game 3 - Georgia 44 Kentucky 21

Georgia finished the weekend at the annual Kentucky Classic hosted by Kentucky School for the Deaf with a 3-0 record. Chynah Johnson led Georgia in all three games. In the first game against Kentucky on Friday evening, Johnson had 16 points. On Saturday morning agains Atlanta Area, Johnson scored 15 points. In the rematch with Kentucky in the evening, Johnson paced Georgia with 23 points.

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