The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

February 8, 2013

Prep Roundup: Carl Junction girls top Aurora

The Joplin Globe

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Bryce Boyd scored 19 points and led Carl Junction to a 54-45 victory against Aurora in a girls Big 8 Conference game.

Bradyn Wall, Sidney Koch and Brenlee McPherson each scored seven points for Carl Junction, which led 32-17 at halftime.

Kendra Eden led Aurora with nine points.

Kickapoo girls 58, Joplin 36

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Kickapoo jumped out to a 33-18 halftime lead and cruised to a victory.

Natalie Closser led Kickapoo with 20 points. Annie Lewis, who made four 3-pointers, scored 15.

Joplin (2-19) was led by Bailey Taylor and Kelsey Johnson with 14 points each.

The Eagles will travel to face Glendale on Monday.

Wheaton boys 55, Thomas Jefferson 24

Justin Yeary scored 18 points and led Wheaton past Thomas Jefferson in an Ozark 7 Conference game.

Wheaton, which led 30-14, improved to 3-2 in the conference. Chase Cantwell and Justin Walker each added nine points for the Bulldogs.

Tyler Thurman scored nine  for Thomas Jefferson.