Varsity Kansas

Girls roundup: Trinity Academy uses late steal to gain victory

Alex Shimp’s steal led to Ashley West’s layup with four seconds left to lead Trinity Academy to a 48-47 victory over Douglass in a Central Plains League girls basketball game on Friday night at Douglass.

Kelli Henderson led the Knights with 12 points, while Zoey Green had 17 points to lead Douglass.

The victory kept Trinity atop the CPL standings with Chaparral, Garden Plain and Conway Springs at 4-0.

Other CPL

Conway Springs 53, Belle Plaine 19 — Sara Echelberry (13 points) led four Cardinals in double figures for the home victory. Belle Plaine was held to 10 first-half points.

Garden Plain 54, Cheney 34 — The host Owls stayed atop the Central Plains League standings by jumping on the Cardinals early, leading 21-11 at halftime. Cassidy Haukup led Garden Plain with 11 points, while Cadence Bourne had 11.

Independent 49, Bluestem 44 — Alise Coccetella had 16 points to lead the visiting Panthers past Bluestem. Brandee Oliver had 12 points and Candis Remsberg 10 for Bluestem.

City League

Carroll 68, East 54 — Carroll pulled away with a big third quarter. Carroll was led by Kayla Demel’s 18 points. East was led by Relina Johnson with 15 points.

Heights 66, North 23 — Heights raced to a 50-14 halftime lead and cruised behind Katie Palmer’s 21 points – all scored in the opening half. What scoring punch the Falcons (11-3, 8-2) needed in the second half was supplied by fellow senior Jurnee Reid, who scored six of her 14 points in the third quarter. Sophomore Aliyah Bernard led the Redskins (2-12, 0-10) with eight points.

Northwest 60, West 40 — Katie Cramer scored 15 points, while Calea Carr added 10 for Northwest. Jamisha Bonner had 22 points to lead West.


Maize 62, Hutchinson 33 — Paige Lungwitz scored 18 points and Keiryn Swenson added 12 as Maize stayed unbeaten in Division I of the Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League. The Eagles (13-1, 7-0 AV-CTL I) have won five straight. They outscored Hutchinson 32-8 in the first half.

Eisenhower 64, Arkansas City 35 — A big second quarter helped the host Tigers to a home win. Brynn Minor had 19 poitns and Kilah Hoenscheidt 16 to lead Eisenhower, while Kaitlyn Potter had 22 for Ark City.

Winfield 37, Augusta 30 — Breanna Burkett had six points to lead the Orioles in defeat.

Derby 51, Campus 25 — Alyxis Bowens scored 17 points in the game, with Madi Greenwood adding 10. The Panthers outscored the Colts 14-3 in the final quarter. The Colts trailed 19-9 at the half. Chandler Benway led the Colts with 10 points.

Andale 41, El Dorado 24 — Andale’s big second and fourth quarters led it to a win over El Dorado. The Indians extended their lead by 15 points over the middle two quarters. Rachel Eck led Andale (12-3) with 12 points, while Emily Rowland and Lauren Rowland added eight each. El Dorado’s Andrea Valadez scored 10 points.

Maize South 39, Goddard 22 — The visiting Mavericks improved to 4-2 in Division II with a win at Goddard. Mariah Suchan led all scorers with 19 points for Maize South, which led by six entering the final quarter before blowing it open.

Mulvane 36, Wellington 33 — Mulvane trailed by five pointes entering the fourth quarter but made a comeback to defeat the host Crusaders in a non-division game. Destynee Donaldson had 15 points and Aubree Burkhart 13 for Mulvane, while Carlie McComb had 10 points for Wellington.

Clearwater 37, Rose Hill 30 — The host Indians won a non-division game behind 17 points from Bryna Vogel and 12 from Chelsea Ast. Alia Khalidi had 11 points to lead Rose Hill.