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Conference teams suffer running-clock defeats

Monday was girls’ night for high school basketball, but most all of the MAAA Conference teams that played, were involved in  landslide outcomes, with the exception of Valle.

North County 62, Arcadia Valley 16 — The North County Lady Raiders held the Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers to no more than five points in a quarter in taking a 62-16 win over the Lady Raiders.


The Lady Raiders held a ‘Shoot For The Cure’ night for Relay For Life with cancer survivors being honored at their half-time.

The game, however, was very one-sided with Carley Barton leading the Lady Tigers with five points and seven rebounds.

Arcadia Valley (1-3) will play their first conference game on Monday at West County. North County (3-1) will play next on Friday when they will host St. Clair.

Central 41, Hancock 6 — The Central Rebels held their visitors scoreless until the third quarter of play, even though they pulled off their press early in the second quarter. Hancock scored two points in the third quarter and four in the last quarter, for Central to win 41-6.


Amanda Williams outscored Hancock by herself with nine points, Taylor Friend scored seven points and Alison Fischbeck and Stacey Williams both scored six. Central did not make one three-pointer.

The Lady Rebels (2-2) will face Valle tonight.

Cape Central 62, Ste. Genevieve — The Ste. Genevieve Hunters discontinued their winning streak on Monday, losing to Cape Central 62 -29.


Laura Rhodes led the Hunters in scoring with 12 points, and Jasmine Kuehn wqas next with seven points.

Ste. Genevieve (3-1) will host Windsor tonight.

Valle 47, Festus 38 — The Valle Lady Warriors received a stand-out performance from Hannah Kuenzel on Monday. Kuenzel scored 22 points in the game with the Festus Lady Tigers to help post a 47-38 win.


The Lady Warriors trailed after the first quarter, 9-6, but they

fought back to take a 22-20 lead at the half.

Kara Figge scored10 points and Natalie Grass was next at six. Valle will host Arcadia Valley in the conference opener on Thursday.

De Soto 49, Potosi 36 — The Potosi girls basketball team fell into a shooting slump throughout the second half on Monday night, managing just 10 points after the break in a 49-36 home loss to De Soto.


Ashley Duncan and Emilee Dicus finished with eight points each for the Lady Trojans (2-2), whose solid second quarter produced a 26-26 halftime score.

Alanna Ott paced all players with 14 points, as De Soto overcame a ragged 9-for-24 performance from the free-throw line.

South Iron 74, Valley 21 — Valley’s top scorer  Jessica Crocker had to leave due to injury, just two minutes into the game.


Lora Beth Ward took over those duties, scoring 13 points, Morgan Midgett and Heather Breakfield each had four.

Valley (1-3) travels to Viburnm tonight for their next game.

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