Tuesday was the second night in a row of non-conference games for the Mineral Area Activities Association basketball conference teams. It wasn’t too good of a night for the MAAA teams as only the Bismarck girls and North County boys won out against non-MAAA teams.
Meadow Heights 70, Valle 67
STE. GENEVIEVE – Anthony Bollinger scored a game-high 27 points and Terry Wagner added 21 more to lead Meadow Heights to a 70-67 win over the Valle Warriors. Patrick Odneal scored 16 and Phill Stoll added 15 points to lead the Warriors.
Valle played well early and led 16-14 after one quarter. The Warriors extended that lead to 37-31 by half-time, but Meadow Heights outscored them 23-16 in the third to assume a 54-53 lead. Valle could not regain the lead in the fourth, and Meadow Heights won 70-67.
Valle falls to 10-11 overall. The Warriors return to action on Friday when they host the Fredericktown Blackcats.
Potosi 96, Kingston 26
POTOSI – Kevin McMahan and Jeremy Brown each scored 19 points, and Brandon Casey added 17 more as the Potosi Trojans routed Kingston 96-26. Larry Lemons led the Cougars with 13 points.
Potosi piled on points from beginning to end. The Trojans led 50-14 at half-time and 82-20 after three quarters. Potosi outscored the Cougars 14-6 in the final quarter to secure a 96-26 victory.
Potosi improves to 19-5 overall. The Trojans play again tonight when they host the Valley Vikings.
Kingston falls to 0-21 on the season. The Cougars return to action on Friday when they host Crystal City.
Marquand 59, Valley 27
CALEDONIA – Josh King scored a game-high 29 points, leading his Marquand Tigers to a 59-27 victory over the Valley Vikings. Blake Jones scored 10 points to lead the Vikings.
Marquand built an 11-7 lead in the first quarter and expanded that lead to 31-14 by half-time. The Tigers outscored Valley 23-2 in the third before being outscored 11-5 in the final quarter. Marquand won 59-27.
Valley falls to 6-15 on the season. The Vikings play again today when they travel to Potosi to battle the Trojans.
De Soto 53, Farmington 41
FARMINGTON – Josh McCullough scored a game-high 21 points to lead his De Soto Dragons to a 53-41 win over the Farmington Knights Tuesday night. Ben Arand scored 14 points and Matt Usherwood added 13 to lead the Knights.
Farmington falls to 14-12 on the season. The Knights return to action on Friday when they host the Hillsboro Hawks.
Bismarck 70, Grandview 24
GRANDVIEW – Cassidey Wisdom scored 21 points, Lindsey Taylor scored 13 and Chelsey Politte added 11 more as the Bismarck Lady Indians downed Grandview 70-24 Tuesday night. Karah Faulkner also played well and finished with eight points and 10 rebounds.
The Lady Indians jumped out to a big lead and never looked back. Bismarck led 24-6 after one quarter and held a 46-13 advantage at half-time. The Lady Indians outscored Grandview 15-10 in the third quarter before holding them to only one point in the fourth. Bismarck won 70-24.
The win improves Bismarck’s record to 15-5 overall. The Lady Indians return to action today at 4 p.m. when they host the Kingston Lady Cougars.
Potosi 46, Kingston 27
POTOSI – Lora Dickey recorded a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds and Tiffany Owens added 12 points as Potosi pulled away in the second half to defeat the Kingston Lady Cougars 46-27. Emily Johnston scored six points to lead the Lady Cougars.
The game went back and forth early, but Potosi led 11-10 after one quarter before expanding that lead to 22-14 at half-time. The Lady Trojans outscored Kingston 13-7 in the third quarter and 11-6 in the fourth to earn a 46-27 victory.
Potosi improves to 14-7 with the win. The Lady Trojans play again tomorrow when they host the Valley Lady Vikings.
Kingston falls to 8-10 on the season. The Lady Cougars return to action later today when they travel to Bismarck to battle the Lady Indians.
Herculaneum 43, Ste. Genevieve 41
STE. GENEVIEVE – Lauren Dunn scored 15 points, including 8-8 from the free-throw line, as Herculaneum edged Ste. Genevieve 43-41. Kim Donovan scored 15 points and Elaine Donze added 10 to lead the Hunters.
Herculaneum got off to a good start and led 11-5 after one quarter. The Hunters bounced back in the second however, outscoring Herculaneum 11-5 to hold a 17-16 half-time lead. The teams were tied at 29-29 after three quarters and at 41-41 with just 13 seconds to go, but a pair of successful free-throws from Dunn put Herculaneum on top. The Hunters failed to hit a last second three-pointer, and Herculaneum won 43-41.
Ste. Genevieve falls to 7-16 on the season. The Hunters play again on Thursday when they host Festus.