Dighton boys win, South Gray girls fall

12/13/2012

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

Boys

Dighton 45,

La Crosse 40

At La Crosse, the Dighton boys basketball team used a strong two middle quarters to get a 45-40 win over La Crosse on Tuesday night.

Ryan Horn and Ryan Kuhlman led the Hornets with 13 points each, and combined to make seven of Dighton’s 10 3-pointers, with Kuhlman hitting four. Down 14-7 after the first quarter, the Hornets outscored the Leopards 31-14 in the second and third quarters combined. Trevor Bollinger and Isaac Alinor each had six points for Dighton.

Kip Keeley had a game-high 19 points for La Crosse, which was held to five points in the third, as Dighton built a 10-point lead entering the final quarter. Taylor Yohe added seven points for the Leopards, and Lucas Moeder and William Storie had six apiece.

The Hornets improved to 5-0 with the win. Dighton hosts Wallace County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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Dighton   7   17   14   7   —   45

La Crosse   14   9   5   12   —   40

Dighton (45) — Aliner 2 2-3 6, Horn 4 2-2 13, Kuhlman 4 1-6 13, Bollinger 2 0-0 6, Mulville 1 2-2 4. Totals 14 7-15 45.

La Crosse (40) — Garcia 1 0-0 2, Moeder 3 0-0 6, Yohe 2 2-4 7, Keeley 7 4-8 19, Storie 1 3-4 6. Totals 14 9-16 40.

3-point goals—Dighton 10 (Horn 3, Kuhlman 4, Bollinger 2, Mulville 1), La Crosse 2 (Yohe 1, Keely 1).

Girls

Spearville 52,                    South Gray 41

At Montezuma, the Spearville girls basketball team used a big fourth quarter to pull away from South Gray for a 52-41 road win on Tuesday.

Spearville’s Emily Slattery led all scorers with 18 points, while Taylor Offerle added 11. The Lady Lancers had a three-point lead entering the fourth quarter, but outscored the Lady Rebels 19-11 in the final period.

Whitney Wright led the Lady Rebels with nine points and eight rebounds, while Myranda Axtell chipped in eight, and Raine Torres had six points and a steal. Six South Gray players scored at least four points, and Dani Smith added two assists.

After being outscored 15-8 in the first quarter, the Lady Rebels made it a four-point game at halftime.

South Gray next plays at Ingalls at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Spearville   15   11   7   19   —   52

South Gray   8   14   8   11   —   41

Spearville (52) — E. Slattery 7 4-10 18, T. Offerle 4 1-4 11, Rabe 1 4-4 7, C. Offerle 2 1-2 5, Kistler 2 0-0 4, Shuette 0 3-4 3, Heskamp 0 3-5 3, R. Slattery 0 1-2 1. Totals 16 17-31 52.

South Gray (41) — Wright 3 2-2 9, Axtell 4 0-0 8, Torres 2 1-2 6, Unruh 1 3-5 5, Hibbert 0 4-5 4, Starkey 1 2-3 4, Watson 1 0-0 3, Salmans 1 0-0 2. Totals 13 12-17 41.

3-point goals—Spearville 3 (T. Offerle 2, Rabe 1), South Gray 3 (Wright 1, Torres 1, Starkey 1).

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