The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 13, 2013

New Covenant tops College Heights

College Heights Christian, despite its 6-foot-3 sophomore Josh Woodmansee scoring 19 points, lost 61-31 to visiting Springfield New Covenant in a high school boys basketball game Saturday.

Woodmansee, who missed CHC’s previous contest because of sickness, added nine rebounds for the Cougars, and they received 12 points and 10 boards from 6-1 junior Ryan Beaver.

New Covenant was paced in scoring by Chance Smartt (21 points) and Jared Schrader (14). The Warriors led 39-19 at the half.

CHC coach Eric Johnson said 6-1 sophomore Ben Chaffee missed his second game in a row because of an injury.

CHC will debut in the round robin Sarcoxie Tournament at 8 p.m. Monday against the Mount Vernon junior varsity.

Girls games on Monday are Sarcoxie vs. Riverton at 5 p.m. and CHC vs. Jasper at 6:30.

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