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ROLLA 73-58 OVER WAYNESVILLE

THE WAYNESVILLE TIGERS OPENED UP WITH A 14-11 ADVANTAGE IN THE FIRST QUARTER AGAINST THE ROLLA BULLDOGS, AND WON THE 2ND AND LED THIS CONFERENCE MATCH UP, 31-23 AT THE HALF….
ROLLA ADJUSTED, PUT UP A 24-11 RUN IN THE 3RD WHILE WAYNESVILLE STRUGGLED AGAINST THE PRESS, AND ROLLA TOOK THE LEAD BY 5 HEADING INTO THE FINAL STANZA, RAN OFF ANOTHER 26 POINTS AND TOOK CARE OF THE TIGERS BY 15 IN A 73-58 FINAL…..
THE TIGERS WERE PLAYING WITHOUT 2 STARTERS AND BROUGHT UP SOME FRESHMAN FOR BENCH STRENGTH WITHOUT LITTLE OR NO VARSITY EXPERIENCE….
BOTH TEAMS WERE WHISTLED FOR 16 FOULS, BUT IT WAS ROLLA WHO MADE THE MOST OF THEIRS.
THE BULLDOGS WERE 18 OF 21 FROM THE STRIPE, THE TIGERS JUST 8 OF 16…WAYNESVILLE IS 10-9 OVERALL, 2-3 IN THE CONFERENCE

KICKAPOO’S HERE FRIDAY…..
ELSEWHERE IN THE O.C. LAST NIGHT…
KICKAPOO BEAT WEST PLAINS 56-48..
LEBANON WAS A 73-48 WINNER OVER SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL
PARKVIEW 20 POINTED GLENDALE, 71-51..
HILLCREST KNOCKS OFF CAMDENTON, 73-54…

Coach Pilz on the WHS Tigers –
”We played well in the first half. We struggled against the press tonight in the second half. We will need to get in the gym and work on our press breaker. We were without one of our guards tonight who will be out indefinitely. Are game prep on Sunday and Monday had him available. We will get an opportunity to practice the next couple of days and we will improve in that area.”
“ I was proud of our effort this evening. Our group is facing some adversity right now. We will use it as a growth opportunity. There are some valuable lessons to learn. We talk to our guys all the time about two things that require no talent. Your availability is your best ability. Your second best ability is to act right.”
“The sun will come up tomorrow and we will get back to work. We are focused on improving each day and want to challenge for a district title. That is still in front of us and we will be a tough out”.

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DIXON 80-38 OVER LAQUEY

THE DIXON BULLDOGS GOT THEIR CHANCE TO PLAY THEIR FIRST HOME GAME IN THEIR NEW GYM AND TURNED ON THE MERCY CLOCK AGAINST THE VISITING LAQUEY HORNETS IN AN 80-38 TRIUMPH……
TEH DAWGS CAME OUT OF GATE ON FIRE HITTING 13 OF 20 SHOTS FOR 31 POINTS IN THE FIRST QUARTER, ADDED 19 IN THE 2ND AND DOUBLED UP LAQUEY BY HALFTIME, 50-24, ADDED ANOTHER 25 IN THE 3RD AND THIS WAS ALL BUT OVER.
TREY HOLZER POURED IN 26, C.J. THILTGEN HIT FOR 16 AD SHANNON KAMPETER ADDED 10…
9 BULLDOGS PUT POINTS ON THE BOARD…
LAQUEY’S JASON YOUNG SCORED 19 AND SAM SWIHART ADDED 10.

DIXON JUMPS ABOVE 500 AT 10-9, 3-2 IN THE FRISCO LEAGUE.

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LICKING 63-48 OVER NEWBURG

THE LICKING WILDCATS RODE NORTH INTO PHELPS COUNTY, DROPPED DOWN IN THE LITTLE PINEY RIVER VALLEY AND TOOK CARE OF THE NEWBURG WOLVES, 63-48 IN FRISCO LEAGUE ACTION…
NEWBURG WON THE FIRST QUARTER, 18-16, BUT THE CATS WENT ON A 17-9 RUN IN THE 2ND AND TOOK A 33-27 LEAD INTO THE LOCKER ROOM….LICKING WOULD OUTSCORE NEWBURG 15-11 IN THE 3RD, AND 15-10 IN THE 4TH FOR THE 15 POINT MARGIN….
THE WILDCATS HAD 3 IN DOUBLES WITH WILSON MURRAY LEADING THE WAY WITH 22…BRYCE CORLEY HAD 18 AND BLAKE PAYNE ADDED 10 MORE….
NEWBURG GOT 21 FROM HUNTER MENTOLA AND 12 FROM JARED LOTT….
LICKING IS NOW 5-1 IN FRISCO LEAGUE.

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PLATO 75-64 OVER STOUTLAND

IT WAS SENIOR NIGHT AT PLATO AND ONE SENIOR MADE THE MOST OF THE NIGHT.
FIRST OFF, PLATO KNOCKED OFF STOUTLAND 75-64 IN A CONFERENCE TILT.
SECOND, SENIOR GRADY TODD BECAME PLATO’S ALL TIME LEADING SCORER HITTING FOR 40 POINTS PASSING KAYLEE KIMREY WITH 2,214 POINTS….KIMREY’S RECORD WAS 2212.
THIRDLY, GRADY TODD DID THIS ON HIS 18TH BIRTHDAY, ONE THAT WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED…
HE ALSO HAD 9 BOARDS AND 3 BLOCK SHOTS.
THE EAGLES FED HIM THE ORANGE FOR THE RECORD…..
PLATO OPENED WITH A 29-16 ADVANTAGE IN THE FIRST, LED THE TIGERS 49-32 AT THE HALF, OUTSCORED THE TIGERS 19-12 IN THE 3RD AND TOOK A 24 POINT LEAD INTO THE FINAL STANZA AND HAD THE CHANCE FOR SOME YOUNGER PLAYERS TO EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY MAKING GAME………
CASE McCLURE WOULD ADD 15 AND LEVI JOHNSON 11…..
ZANE HODGES POURED IN 30 FOR THE TIGERS…

PLATO COACH MIKE PHILLIPS SAID “It was our senior night and things couldn’t have gone better. Grady Todd was able to pass Kaylee Kimrey and become Plato High School’s all-time leading scorer. He currently sits at 2214. It was also Grady’s 18th birthday, what a way to go out.
All 11 players got to see some action tonight. We have been playing a little better lately. We played 4 games in 5 days and you could tell by our jump shooting tonight that our legs are tired. Hopefully a day off will get us re-energized as we make this run into the end of the regular season and get ready for districts.

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RICHLAND 46-41 OVER WHEATLAND

IN A BATTLE OF 2 STATE RANKED TEAMS, THE 10TH RANKED RICHLAND LADY BEARS RODE INTO WHEATLAND TO MEET THE 8TH RANKED LADY MULES AND THE LADY BEARS RODE HOME WITH A 5 POINT, 46-41 WIN IN A GAME THAT WAS CLOSE FROM THE TIPOFF TO THE FINAL BUZZER….
RICHLAND WAS UP BY A SHOT BEYOND THE ARC AT THE HALF, 25-22……
KATELYN COLE LED THE SCORING WITH 19….BELL HARLEY ADDED A DOUBLE DOUBLE WITH 12 POINTS AND 10 REBOUNDS AND MIRANDA MOSS POPPED IN 10….THE LADY BEARS IMPROVE TO 13-5, AND GET READY TO HOST DIXON TOMORROW FOR PAINT IT PINK NIGHT AT RICHLAND…

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THERE’S NOT OF ACTION GOING ON TODAY BUT THERE ARE SOME MAKE UPS, AND A RE-SCHEDULED GAME..

THE RICHLAND AT IBERIA BOYS GAME WAS RE-SCHEDULED FROM LAST NIGHT TO TONIGHT… THE LEAD IN THE CONFERENCE FOR THE TITLE IS ON THE LINE…
RICHLAND COMES IN AT 17-2, IBERIA 15-4….BOTH ARE 4-0 IN THE FRISCO…TONIGHT’S WINNER TAKES OVER THE OUTRIGHT LEAD….

NEWBURG’S AT CROCKER FOR A FRISCO LEAGUE GIRLS GAME, AND A DISTRICT PREVIEW, HOWEVER, THE DISTRICT SEEDINGS WILL HAVE ALREADY TAKEN PLACE BEFORE THEY TIP OFF TONIGHT……

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