The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 15, 2012

PREP ROUNDUP: Carl Junction handles Colgan

From staff reports

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Carl Junction, buoyed by a 29-point first quarter, handed St. Mary’s-Colgan an 84-52 loss in boys prep basketball on Friday night.

The Bulldogs, 5-1, were in control 29-12 after one period and 50-32 at the half.

Carl Junction, according to its statistics, forced the Panthers into 28 turnovers.

Carl Junction coach Kyle Williams, whose Bulldogs visit Webb City on Tuesday night, called the effort “one of our best of the season.”

Travis Vogt paced the Bulldogs with 29 points, 10 assists and four rebounds. Dustin Satterlee tallied 20, Matt Magee 17 and Hunter McPherson 11.

Vogt had 14 and Magee nine in the opening quarter.

Dyson Dechant had 12 points for the Panthers. Austin Commons and Christian Cedeno each had 10.


Diamond boys 67, College Heights 34

The visiting Wildcats outscored College Heights Christian 36-7 in the second half.

Logan Myers finished with 23 points for the winner and Ryan Jinks had 18.

CHC, 1-5 overall, received 11 points from sophomore Josh Woodmansee.

CHC visits McAuley Catholic on Tuesday night.



CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Bryce Boyd and Maria Chism led the Bulldogs with 18 points each to beat the St. Mary’s-Colgan Panthers in overtime.

The game was tied at 49 at the end of regulation.

Carl Junction improved to 3-5, while Colgan (3-1) suffered its first loss of the season.


College Heights girls 41, Diamond 40

Kirsty Green scored a season-high 20 points as College Heights Christian beat Diamond.

Green was 5 of 12 on 3-point attempts in the win.

College Heights (2-4 overall, 1-0 Spring River Valley Conference) trailed by as many as seven in the game and 22-17 at halftime. The game was tied entering the fourth quarter.

Afton Clevenger and Green registered six rebounds each for College Heights, and Makenzie Paden pulled down five. College Heights’ Jasmine Johnson led the team with three steals.

Diamond was led by Cady Littlefield with 17 points.

College Heights will play at McAuley on Thursday.


Riverton boys 63, Thomas Jefferson 37

RIVERTON, Kan. — Landon North scored 26 points to lead the Riverton Rams past Thomas Jefferson.

North made four 3-point field goals in the victory.

Justin Brown led Thomas Jefferson with 21 points.

Riverton bounced back from its loss to Quapaw to improve to 3-1 on the season. The Rams will play at Oswego on Monday.



Pierce City outscored McAuley Catholic 19-7 in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Warriors in a boys nonconference game at McAuley.

Kole Kelley sank four 3-pointers and led Pierce City with 18 points. Teammate Zack Hyde scored 15 points and Cedric O’Hara had 10.

Shaw Robertson led McAuley with 23 points and Connor Schlegle scored 10.