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Central senior guard Wade Scherffius joined the 1,000-point club Monday night in a victory over Festus.

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PARK HILLS – Senior guard Wade Scherffius eclipsed 1,000 career points on an early perimeter jumper, and helped guide the Central boys basketball team to a solid home victory on Monday night.

The Rebels unofficially shot 70 percent from the field, and defeated Sullivan 70-56 after each team finished with just eight turnovers.

Scherffius netted a game-high 23 points, while Breven McMullen scored 20. Central (16-9) secured leads of 19-16 through one quarter and 36-28 at halftime.

Holden Mayberry added 13 points with seven rebounds, and Jake Casey contributed eight points to the win.

Landon Hoffman paced Sullivan (11-10) with 15 points while Caleb Todd had 13.

North County 70, Windsor 50

IMPERIAL, Mo. – Isiah Poirrier scored 24 points, and the North County boys topped Windsor 70-50 to begin a stretch of four games in five days.

Hayden Sprenkel finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Raiders (16-5), who will host Festus on Tuesday.

Hunter Johnson joined a trio in double digits with 14 points.

St. Vincent 74, Fredericktown 50

PERRYVILLE, Mo – Evan Clifton drilled seven 3-pointers to tally a game-high 27 points for St. Vincent against Fredericktown in a 74-50 triumph.

Matthew Rellergert provided 14 points plus 12 rebounds for the Indians (17-4), who controlled a 41-25 edge at halftime. Trevor Likefahr notched 11 points in the win.

Seth Miller paced Fredericktown (7-17) with 15 points, while Logan Winkelman provided nine. Colton Rehkop finished with nine points on three shots from the perimeter.


Central 67, Arcadia Valley 46

IRONTON – The Central girls basketball team defeated Arcadia Valley for the second time in less than a week to punctuate the regular season on a 17-game win streak.

Skyler Amonette scored 10 of her game-high 23 points during a strong first quarter, and the Lady Rebels made 16-of-18 free throws to prevail 67-46.

Karissa Belfield recorded 14 points, and Sophia Horton added 12 for Central (23-1), which jumped ahead 20-11 through eight minutes of action.

Arcadia Valley (14-10) closed the halftime gap to 39-33, but was limited to just 13 second-half points.

Gracee Smith netted 17 points and Makayla Moise finished with 10 for the Lady Tigers.

Perryville 48, Fredericktown 32

FREDERICKTOWN – Kirsten Steif dropped in 20 points, and Perryville rolled to a 48-32 road victory as Fredericktown struggled to knock down quality shots.

Senior forward Callista Francis scored 13 points in defeat for Fredericktown (4-17), which shot just 20 percent from the field during the first half and trailed 23-13 at the break.

The Lady Blackcats may be without senior guard Mattie Whitworth – who recently returned from two torn knee ligaments – on Tuesday against De Soto after her other knee was injured.

Notre Dame 63, Farmington 17

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Notre Dame limited Farmington to just one point during the first quarter of a 63-17 victory.

The Lady Bulldogs continued to a 33-4 advantage at the break. Megan Heisserer led all players with 18 points, including four 3-pointers in the win.

Julia Williams added 13 points plus four steals for Notre Dame (11-12). Lexi Welter contributed 11 points, while Allison Bray had 10.

Claire Busse and Zoe Johns each recorded six points for Farmington (13-9).


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