By Joanna Chadwick
Class 6A boys
Derby 64, Olathe North 54 — Derby’s Kaden Franklin scored 15 points, Kaeson Fisher-Brown had 12 and Dallas Metzger had 10 rebounds and 11 points in the win. Cooper Chadwick hit 6 of 6 free throws in the final 2:17, including four in the final 1:09 and Jack Ulwelling hit 2 of 2. TyJuan Porter scored 13 points and had seven rebounds to lead Olathe North. Joshua Parrish had 12 points, eight rebounds. Each had three steals.
Wichita Heights 67, Junction City 44 — After Junction City tied the score at 29 in the third quarter’s first two minutes, Heights finished the game on a 38-15 run. TJ Williams had 22 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in the win. Marcus Zeigler and Jordan Alford had 12 points apiece and Chase Robinson finished with 10. Zeigler had six rebounds, six assists and Amalachi Wilkins had three blocks. Junction City’s Jackson Austin hit 4 of 7 three-pointers and finished with 12 points. Michael Boganowski had seven rebounds, Deontae Baker five assists.
BV Northwest 73, SM Northwest 54 — BV Northwest’s Grant Stubblefield played nearly 30 minutes, hit 10 of 16 field goals and had 27 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four steals. Stubblefield went over 1,000 career points in the game. Gavin Hoffman, Landon Braun and Joseph Matteoni each had 10 points. Braun and Matteoni also had seven rebounds apiece. SM Northwest was led by Malik O’Atis, who had 15 points, five assists, and Van Collins had 11 points. Vincent Nixon added six rebounds.
BV North 44, Manhattan 39 OT — BV North was led by Blake Garrett’s 13 points and 11 rebounds, Jackson Goldberg’s six assists in the overtime victory. Manhattan’s Jack Wilson had 12 points, five rebounds, three steals and Cole Coonrod had eight rebounds.
Class 5A girls
Andover 58, Emporia 48 — Brooke Walker scored 26 points to lead Andover in the victory. Walker also had six rebounds, Amelya Vance had six assists, three steals and Alana Shetlar had eight rebounds, four assists, three blocks. Emporia’s Rebecca Snyder had 18 points, six rebounds.
Bishop Carroll 58, Andover Central 47 — Leah Henke scored 18 and had 10 rebounds, Landon Forbes and Brynn Steven each scored 14. Forbes added six assists and Lillian Martin had nine rebounds. Andover Central’s Maddie Amekporfor had 19 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, and Jaylee Jefferson and Taylin Tabor each scored 10.
St. Thomas Aquinas 66, Highland Park 22 — Aquinas’ Alexandra Crouse scored 17 points, hitting 7 of 11 shots, and Sydney Watts had 10 points, six steals, six assists. Amelia Ramsey scored 12 and had seven rebounds for Highland Park.
St. James 65, Topeka Seaman 42 — St. James’ Riley Bruggeman scored 27 points, hitting 10 of 15 shots, and teammate Reese Messer had 17 points and seven rebounds. Maddie Gragg scored 10 for Topeka Seaman and Anna Becker had seven rebounds, four assists.
Class 4A boys
Bishop Miege 88, Atchison 70
McPherson 71, Wellington 49 — McPherson’s Cory Muehler had 17 points, Kyden Thompson 15, Gabe Pyle 15 and Owen Pyle 11 in the win. Kreighton Kanitz had eight rebounds and Gabe Pyle hit 3 of 5 from three. Wellington’s Jack Wright had 13 points, Hinshaw Banks six rebounds.
Eudora 46, Baldwin 42 OT — Eudora’s Cole Parker scored 17 points, hitting 8 of 8 free throws, and Conor Dunback had 12 points, seven rebounds. Baldwin was led by Samuel Darnell’s 12 points and Ryker Grossner’s 11 on 3-of-4 shooting from three.
Hugoton 80, Clay Center 63 — Hugoton’s Ryle Riddlesperger scored 23 and Carson Bennett 22 in the victory. Riddlesperger, who went over 1,000 career points today, hit 5 of 8 from three, and Dasean Lewis finished with 10 points, five assists. Clay Center’s Cole Pladson hit 5 of 9 from three and had 25 points, Owen Craig had 16 points.
Class 3A girls
Silver Lake 72, Santa Fe Trail 41 — Silver Lake’s McKinley Kruger scored 20 points and had six rebounds, four assists. Makenzie McDaniel had 10 points, nine rebounds and Mariah Farmer had four assists. Santa Fe Trail’s Kaelee Washington had 13 points, nine rebounds.
Goodland 53, Frontenac 48 — Goodland’s Talexa Weeter had 10 points, six rebounds, Olivia Lehman 10 points, Jaxi Mitchek nine rebounds, Haley Biermann seven assists. Frontenac was led by Hattie Pyle’s 14 points and Kynlee Lakey’s seven rebounds, five assists.
Cheney 65, Eureka 48 — Campbell Hague scored 17 and had 22 rebounds for Cheney. Elina Bartlett had 16 points, four assists and Reagan Ayers 13 points. Eureka’s Ashley Singhateh had 14 points, five assists, Brenna Rucker 13 points, six steals and Aliyah Singhateh 11 points.
Phillipsburg 40, Riley County 27 — Phillipsburg’s Taryn Sides scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds, three steals, three assists in the win. Riley County’s Anna Lambert scored 12 and had nine rebounds.
Class 2A boys
Moundridge 63, St. Marys 31 — Moundridge’s Logan Churchill scored 22 points, Barrett Moddelmog 13 and Henry Hecox 12. Churchill had eight rebounds, four blocks, Alec Huddle had seven assists. St. Marys’ Brady Hurla and Keller Hurla each had 11 points. Brady Hurla had six rebounds.
Thomas More Prep 52, Horton 27 — Thomas More Prep’s Dylan Werth scored 14 points and Kade Harris had 10 points, four assists, seven rebounds. Griffin Schumacher had six assists. Horton’s Donte Masqua had six rebounds.
Medicine Lodge 56, Bennington 46 — Medicine Lodge was led by Carter Cunningham and Derrek Randels, who each had 16 points and combined for nine assists. Easton Hrencher had 10 points, Keveon Ruiz eight rebounds. Bennington’s Mister Smith had 15 points, 14 rebounds, Sean Garrett 12 points, six rebounds.
Independent 55, Pittsburg Colgan 46 — Independent’s Joseph Recalde-Philips scored 14 and had 10 rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Bryce Casanova hit three three-pointers and scored 13. Conar Harris added seven rebounds in the win. Pittsburg Colgan’s Jack Schremmer had 16 points, five rebounds.
Class 1A-I Girls
Frankfort 61, South Gray 53 — Sydney Wapp scored 22 for Frankfort.
Quinter 57, Olpe 47
Doniphan West 60, Central Plains 40
Norwich 42, Canton-Galva 34 — Brooklyn Scheetz scored 12 and had six rebounds for Norwich.
Class 1A-II Girls
Bucklin 44, South Haven 35 — Bucklin’s Sydnie Jones scored 16, six rebounds and seven steals, Halie Feikert had 10 points, eight rebounds.
Lebo 56, Pawnee Heights 12 — Pawnee Heights was forced to play with four players due to injuries, so Lebo had its fifth player stay in the corner to make it four on four. Lebo’s Saige Hadley scored 17 points, Brooklyn Jones 13 and Audry Peek 12. Pawnee Heights’ Abby Hands had 11 rebounds.
Beloit St. John’-s-Tipton 45, Hutchinson Central Christian 40 — Beloit St. John’s-Topton was led by Carlie Brummer, who had 13 points, and Ella Wiles with 10 points, six rebounds. Katie Brummer had five assists, four steals and Jenna Gengier four steals. Central Christian’s Kaylee Kauffman had 19 points and Emerie Boman 11 points, Jessa Losew 10 rebounds.
Hanover 63, Wallace County 32 — Hanover had three in double figures — Anna Jueneman with 13, Ceegan Atkins 11, Massey Holle 10 — and Holle had 15 rebounds, Atkins 10. Wallace County was led by Jersi Benisch’s 12 points and six rebounds, five steals. Jaelyn Dailey had seven rebounds.