Area Basketball Results

The Indians participated in the Eugene Invitational Dec. 3-6, where, in first-round action Dec. 3, #7 seeded Russellville lost 66-30 to #2 seeded Blair Oaks.

The Falcons led 15-10 after one quarter, 32-21 at the half, and 60-26 going into the final frame.

Levi Anderson led Russellville scoring with nine points and eight rebounds. Coy Bond had five points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Patrick Shirley had five points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal, and Cody Willingham chipped in with five points and two rebounds.

Kory Franks led Blair Oaks with 13 points, followed by Logan Bax with 11.

Russellville then played St. Elizabeth, the #6 seed, in the semifinal round of the loser's bracket Wednesday, Dec. 4, where the Indians lost 57-34.

Bond led Russellville with 12 points, three rebounds, three assists and one block. Anderson had nine points and seven rebounds, and Alan Murphy chipped in with six points, two rebounds and one steal.

Russellville will host California Friday, beginning with the JV game at 6 p.m. and the varsity game to follow.

Prairie Home Panthers

The Panthers hosted Father Tolton Dec. 3, where Prairie Home suffered a loss, 81-23. Father Tolton led 19-2 after one quarter and went on to outscore the Panthers 24-14 in the second quarter, 25-2 in the third, and 13-5 in the fourth to secure the win.

Prairie Home was led by Kody Simmons and Rayce Kendrick with eight points each. Jonathan Brandes chipped in with three.

Prairie Home hosted the Missouri School for the Deaf Dec. 5, where the Panthers captured a 45-31 win.

"We played okay," Prairie Home Coach Cary Bibb said. "MSD is very athletic. We blocked well, but we need to finish better."

Ross Kendrick led the Panthers with 14 points, followed by Brandes with nine. Rayce Kendrick chipped in with eight.

The Panthers are currently participating in the Pilot Grove Classic Tournament (Dec. 9-13) and will play at Otterville Monday. The varsity girls game will begin at 6 p.m., with the varsity boys game to follow.

Prairie Home Lady Panthers

The Lady Panthers hosted the Missouri School for the Deaf Dec. 5, where Prairie Home captured a 67-9 victory.

"We ran the floor well," Prairie Home Coach Linda Scott said. "Our kids did a good job all around, showing a class act at all times. I'm very proud of them."

Shianne Rhorer led Prairie Home with 19 points, followed by Josie Flood with 15, and Makayla Zey with 12.

Joyla Ingram led MSD with five points.

The Lady Panthers are currently participating in the Pilot Grove Classic Tournament (Dec. 9-13) and will play at Otterville at 6 p.m. Monday.

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