OSAWATOMIE — The Central Heights High School girls basketball team has a chance to finish the regular season with a .500 record.
The Vikings improved to 9-10 Friday with a 42-33 victory over Osawatomie in Osawatomie. Central Heights outscored the Trojans, 18-10, in the fourth quarter.
Central Heights led 11-10 at halftime and 24-23 after three quarters.
“We had one of our better halves in the second, especially the fourth quarter,” Central Heights coach Scott Lane said. “Our defense was solid in the second half. We were patient offensively and took high percentage shots. Regan Markley did a good job of attacking and playing under control. Whitney Kraus did very well on both sides of the ball especially defensively where she contained their best shooter.”
Markley led the Vikings with 12 points.
Central Heights plays today at Wellsville.
Central Heights (42) — Erhart 9, Kraus 9, Markley 12, Meyer 8, Hayward 4.
Osawatomie (33) — Wright 10, Klein 3, Fenought 5, Guilfoyle 5, Kilbourn 8, McReynold 2.
Burlingame 53, West Franklin 29
BURLINGAME — West Franklin could not sustain its level of play after the first quarter in Friday’s 53-29 loss to Burlingame in Burlingame.
West Franklin trailed just 10-7 after the first quarter.
“We came out and were very aggressive, but then we became very passive,” West Franklin coach Kyle Conley said. “The game was called very tight and we struggled to use that to our advantage. It’s just hard to be crisp offensively when we have 10 days between games.”
West Franklin plays today at home against Lyndon.
Burlingame (53) — B. Lewis 12, Zabokrtsky 10, Dorris 5, Carson 3, H. Lewis 11, Vandevord 12
West Franklin (29) — Reed 7, Steele 2, Schaffer 2, Whittington 9, Flory 1, Miller 8.