The Bullpups pulled away late to a convincing 55-41 victory in the opening round of the McPherson Invitational Tournament on Thursday. Senior Ben Pyle scored 31 points in the victory, setting up a meeting with Shawnee-Mission East in the semifinals.
Despite a couple of Derby charges in the second and fourth quarters, Panthers coach Brett Flory said Carroll had complete control for the entire game. Eagle senior Luke Evans helped seal the dominance as Carroll won 76-63 at the McPherson Invitational Tournament on Thursday.
Michael Spangler is one of the best lower-weight wrestlers in Kansas thanks in part to two men who have been in his corner since he was born. Spangler’s uncle and father serve as Kapaun’s head and assistant coaches, a dynamic Spangler said any athlete would ask for.
After getting kicked off the Heights boys basketball team last season, guard Curtis Profit stayed connected with his Falcon family in ways coach Joe Auer had never seen before. Now the senior is reaping the benefits of his new-found focus.
Eagle guard Cade McGaugh has torn his right ACL twice, transferred high schools and had to fight his way onto the court. When he got his shot Saturday night, he didn’t miss in the AV-CTL/GWAL Challenge.
The Panthers never trailed in their 60-41 victory over the South girls. Junior point guard Tor’e Alford had 20 points in the first half that propelled Derby to a 25-point halftime lead it never reliquished.