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Girls roundup: Valley Center upsets Andover Central

Madison Wedekind had 21 points and Meagan Williams hit the game-winning free throw in the closing seconds to help Valley Center upset Andover Central in an Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League girls basketball game on Friday night in Andover.

The Hornets (10-6, 5-3) knocked Central (12-5, 6-2) 1 1/2 games behind Andover in Division II. Skyler Snodgrass and Evan Stamp had 10 points each for the Jaguars, who had a six-point lead with two minutes remaining.

AV-CTL

Maize 56, Campus 46 — The host Eagles (15-1, 9-0 Division I) got all they wanted from last-place Campus (5-12, 1-8), trailing by three at halftime before taking control in the third quarter. Paige Lungwitz had 18 points and Keiryn Swenson had 17 for Maize, while Bailey Clark had 14 for Campus.

Clearwater 47, Collegiate 30 — Bryna Vogel scored 26 points to lead the host Indians (11-4, 4-1), who stayed within 1 1/2 games of Andale at the top of Division IV. Addison Root and Jerica Skar had nine points each for Collegiate (4-11, 1-5).

Newton 56, Eisenhower 37 — Kelsi Langley scored 16 points and Taylor Stahly added 13 for Newton (13-3) in a non-division win. Rachel Lee led Eisenhower (7-9) in scoring with 11.

Andover 59, Goddard 24 — An 18-1 first quarter helped the host Trojans put away Goddard early and lengthen their lead in AV-CTL Division II. Lexi Tilson had 10 points and was one of 14 Trojans to score.

Andale 60, Wellington 31 — The host Indians improved to 13-3, 6-0 in Division III by outscoring Wellington 40-16 over the middle two quarters. Rachel Eck had 18 points and Emily Rowland 11 for Andale.

McPherson 52, El Dorado 23 — Abby Pedersen had 17 points and Katelyn Loecker had 16 in visiting McPherson’s Division III victory. The Bullpups are 13-3, 6-0. Andrea Valadez had 11 points for El Dorado (4-12, 0-6)

Mulvane 43, Rose Hill 33 — Destynee Donaldson had 11 points to lead the host Wildcats (12-4, 4-2) in a division win. Rose Hill (4-13, 2-4) was led by Autumn Lipscomb’s 13 points.

Maize South 51, Arkansas City 34 — Mariah Suchan scored 19 points won its 10th game. McKenna Poynter added 11 for the Mavericks (10-6, 5-2 Division II). Kaitlyn Potter had 13 points for winless Ark City.

City League

East 49, Heights 37 — Relina Johnson scored 28 to help East stun visiting Heights. Heights (12-4, 9-3) led 19-16 at the half despite scoring five points in the first quarter. East (7-9, 5-7) outscored Heights 20-8 in the final quarter, with nine of Johnson’s points coming over the final eight minutes.

Kapaun 62, North 22 — Sydney Kuhn and Blake Bullock led Kapaun with 14 points each as the Crusaders held visiting North without a field goal for the first 11 minutes. Kapaun also hit 17 of 20 free throws. Hannah Lienhard added 10 points, and Molly McAufliffe had nine points for the Crusaders. Jayden Dennis led North with 10 points.

South 53, Northwest 41 — Kendrian Elliott scored 24 points, 10 in the second quarter and nine in the fourth quarter, to pace South. Cassidy Harbert and Cassie Pauls scored 10 points each for Northwest, which was outscored 39-9 at the free-throw line.

Southeast 53, West 50 — Southeast’s girls trailed by 14 points late in the first half but took the lead in the final two minutes. Freshman guard Jazmin Hardwell hit a layup in traffic with 7.5 seconds left to give the home team the lead for good. Southeast’s Aujanae McCoy missed a 10-footer on the next possession, and Cheyenne Bullock, who led Southeast with 14 points, grabbed the defensive rebound just before time expired. Senior center Tabitha Carter scored 14 points for West, while McCoy added 13 and Jamisha Bonner had 12.

Central Plains League

Cheney 55, Independent 31 — Taylor Needham scored 11 points and Sydney Peitz and Kallie Lampe had 10 each as the host Cardinals pulled even with Independent in the CPL at 2-4. Sydney Clark led Independent with seven points.

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