Butler County Times Gazette
  • Area basketball round-up

  • Douglass's boys team hits game winner, Remington, Bluestem are in action
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  • Chase Banister scored 13 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's barnburner against Chaparral. Two of those points came on a shot as time expired. Banister hit the game-winning basket to lift the Bulldogs to a 68-67 victory.
    Cody Holthaus added 10 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter for the Bulldogs. Douglass trailed 51-43 entering the final frame before going off for 25 points.
    -The Douglass girls basketball team remained undefeated with a 55-41 victory against Chaparral.
    Sarah Hajdukovic led the Bulldogs with 16 points. Maressah Milum had 14 points.
    The Bulldogs trailed 21-20 at halftime, but came out with a 24-point third quarter to blow it open and take control.
    -Conway Springs beat the Bluestem Lions in a Leon Tuesday night 60-49.
    The Lions surrendered a 16-10 first quarter lead to Conway after the first eight minutes of play.
    Bluestem fought back in the second outscoring Conway 12-9 in the quarter to get within a 3-point bucket at halftime with the score being 25-22.
    Conway Springs increased their advantage in the second half outscoring the Lions 17-14 in the third quarter to lead Bluestem 42-36 going into the final quarter.
    Conway Springs had their highest output offensively in the fourth quarter scoring 18 points to Bluestem's 13 points to earn the 11-point win over the Lions.
    Bluestem was led by Cooper Minnick who had 20 points including five 3-pointers on the night. Stephen Muckenthaler had 8 points including two 3-pointers. Brett Elsen added nine points.
    - Conway Springs cruised to a 20-3 lead over the Lady Lions after the first quarter and led Bluestem 33-11 at halftime.
    Conway Springs continued to build on their lead in the second half going up 47-19 going to the fourth quarter.
    Bluestem could only muster come up with two points in the fourth and Conway Springs won in blowout fashion 58-21.
    Breaunna Jackson scored 11 points for the Lions. Miranda Harrison added four points. Katlin Jurging and Jordan Stiger each had three points each on a 3-pointer.
    - Sedan handled the Lady Mustangs Tuesday night beating Flinthills 63-27.
    Sedan jumped all over Flinthills scoring 40 points in the first half and limiting the Mustangs to just eight points for 40-8 half time lead.
    The Mustangs were able to muster 19 points in the second half but Sedan still managed to outscore Flinthills in the the half with 23 points of their own and cruise to the big win.
    Alyssa Howard led the Mustangs with 14 points and three 3-pointers, six rebounds and two steals.
    Bayley Reiswig had 11 points with two assists, two rebounds and a steal.
    Page 2 of 2 - - Remington hosted Sedgwick Tuesday night and earned a home win beating the Cardinals 54-42.
    Both teams played to a stalemate in the first quarter at 11-11. Both teams offenses opened up in the second quarter and the Broncos took the advantage to the locker room over the Cardinals at 28-26.
    The Lady Broncos won the game in the third quarter coming out on fire and outscoring Sedgwick 18-5 in the frame to lead 46-31with eight minutes to play.
    Sedgwick fought back outscoring the Broncos 11-8 in the final quarter but it was too little too late for the Cardinals and the Broncos won by double-digits.
    Kylee Schunn led the Broncos with 21 points with a 3-pointer and going 10-16 from the line. Kristyn Wedel had 13 points. Kelcey Hinz added five points. Laken Johnson, Alyssa Hinz and Rachelle Thiessen each had four points in the victory.
    - The Remington Broncos had a big lead and let it slip away to fall to visiting Sedgwick 54-48 Tuesday night.
    Remington earned a slim lead after one quarter at 8-7. The Broncos offense opened up in the second quarter scoring 19 points and limiting the Cardinals to 10 points to lead 27-17 at the halftime break.
    Sedgwick fought back in the third quarter outscoring the Broncos 16-14 in the quarter but Remington still led 41-33 with eight minutes to play.
    The Cardinals took control in the fourth quarter scoring 21 points and slowing the Broncos offense to just seven points in the final frame to complete to come from behind win.
    The Broncos were led by Garet Johnson with 14 points including one 3-pointer and going 3-4 from the line.
    Blake Thornberg had 11 points, Kinsley Cook added eight points going 3-4 from the stripe. Todd Ensz poured in seven points. Joey Laham and Alex Carr each added three points.
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