Varsity Kansas

Girls roundup: Maize South’s early lead too much for Kapaun

Maize South’s girls led 14-0 in the first quarter and beat Kapaun Mount Carmel 53-40 in the City League vs. AV-CTL basketball challenge on Friday at Koch Arena.

Maize South extended the lead to 20-5, though Kapaun got within 42-40 midway through the fourth quarter.. Maize South senior Sierra Mortensen made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 38 seconds.

Mortensen finished with 17 points, while Kapaun’s Brenna Monty had 12.

City League vs. AV-CTL

Andover 47, West 43 — Andover’s Hayley Jones gave the Trojans the lead for good after she got a steal, was fouled and she made two free throws with 2:44 to go. Shanti Henry led Andover with 10 points, while Semaj Musdrow led West with 12. West’s Tianna Rounds had 19 rebounds, and Andover’s Isabelle Reynolds had 10.

Other AV-CTL

Augusta 41, Andale 36 – Augusta responded from a 10-point first-quarter deficit to beat host Andale in a non-division game. Kylie McDaniel had 13 points to lead the Orioles, while Kadey Dreiling led Andale with 17.

Derby 60, Salina Central 46 – Kenzie Young (22 points) outdueled Central’s Casey Knoth (21) in an AV-CTL I road matchup of unbeaten teams. Tor’e Alford added 11 for the Panthers.

McPherson 70, Rose Hill 39 – McPherson got 18 points each from Taylor Robertson and Mandi Cooks. Kayna Simoneau led Rose Hill with 13.

Circle 47, Sedgwick 42 – Circle overcame a two-point first quarter to win at home. Kalie Martin had 21 points to lead Circle, while Shae Ware’s 15 points led Sedgwick.

Wellington 65, El Dorado 27 – Grace Mitchell had 17 points and Lauryn Snipes 16 for visiting Wellington.

Winfield 38, Mulvane 26 – Mulvane was held to two first-quarter points and trailed by 14 at halftime. Emma Chambers led the Wildcats with 14.

Central Plains League

Trinity Academy 51, Chaparral 33 – Micala Hollinger and Kayleigh Schrag scored 13 points each as the host Knights handled Chaparral.

Cheney 61, Bluestem 21 – Haley Albers had 22 points to lead the visiting Cardinals to a CPL victory. Miranda Ortiz added 10 points.

Garden Plain 56, Medicine Lodge 31 – The host Owls led 35-5 at halftime and got 20 points from Madison Schmelzer.

Conway Springs 49, Independent 28 – The Cardinals (7-2) cruised behind 12 points from junior Erica Ebenkamp and 10 from senior Lacey Pauly. Conway Springs opened up a 23-14 halftime lead.