Area Basketball Results
Originally published December 5, 2012 at 9:38 a.m., updated December 5, 2012 at 9:38 a.m.
Area Basketball Results
The #8 seeded Lady Eagles lost 72-26 to top-seeded Chamois Nov. 27 in the opening round of the Tipton Tournament. Chamois led 27-7, 55-20 and 68-23. Jamestown then lost 57-42 to #5 seeded Smithton in the semfinal round of the losers' bracket Wednesday.
The Lady Eagles played #6 seeded Climax Springs for seventh place Friday, where Jamestown captured a 52-36 win.
Jamestown was led by Alli Muri with 18 points and eight steals. Lexi Muri followed with 15 points, four rebounds and three steals. Mackenzie Strother led rebounds with five and added seven points, while Mickayla Strother had eight points, seven assists, seven steals and two rebounds.
"Overall, the tournament was a good kickoff to the season for us," Jamestown Coach E.H. Hirschvogel said. "We lost to a ranked Class 1 school and to a Class 2 school by one possession. This is a great group of ladies and they will figure out what combinations are going to make us successful."
The #6 seeded Eagles lost 54-35 to #3 seeded Chamois in the opening round of the Tipton Tournament Nov. 26. Jamestown then defeated #7 seeded Bunceton 58-25 in the semfinal round of the losers' bracket Wednesday.
The Eagles played #8 seeded Helias JV for fifth place Friday, where Jamestown suffered a 73-47 loss to finish the tourney in sixth place.
The Indians lost 58-28 to California in the opening round of the Eugene Invitational Nov. 27. California, seeded second, outscored #7 seeded Russellville 11-9, 12-3, 15-6 and 20-10.
The Indians were led by Kaleb Libbert with eight points. Clayton Meyer followed with six points, and Chandler Wolfe added four.
Russellville then faced #6 seeded St. Elizabeth in the semifinal round of the losers' bracket Wednesday, where the Indians captured a 55-44 win. Russellville was led by Brenden Jackson with 18 points.
The win left the Indians to face #5 seeded Osage in the consolation game Friday, where Russellville won 54-49.
Jackson led the Indians with 32 points, followed by Levi Anderson with 10. Chandler Wolf led rebounds with 16.
After defeating #7 seeded Versailles 68-45 in the opening round of the Eugene Invitational Nov. 26, #2 seeded Russellville lost 45-29 to #3 seeded California Thursday in the semifinal round of the tourney.
"It was a very hard-fought game," Russellville Coach David Volkart said. "Both teams played extremely hard. We had some problems executing, but that's expected for this time of year. We will continue to work and improve."
California led 14-11 after one quarter, 23-19 at the half, and 31-5 after three quarters.
Hannah Matthews led Russellville with 12 points including two 3-pointers, followed by Hannah Campbell with nine points including two 3-pointers and three steals. Kennedy Volkart chipped in with six points and led rebounds with 10. Emma Koestner had six assists and two steals.
Russellville then played #4 seeded Boonville for third place Friday, where the Lady Indians lost 60-43 to the Lady Pirates to finish the tourney in fourth place.
Boonville outscored Russellville 11-6, 14-12, 19-17 and 16-8.
"Back-to-back games are always tough," Volkart said. "We could never get any momentum going Thursday and Friday. We couldn't get any shots to fall. We’ll continue to work and improve."
Russellville was led by Campbell with 15 points. Kennedy scored eight and AJ Grellner chipped in with seven.