Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Viking girls notch first win of season

By The Herald Staff | 1/9/2013

The Central Heights High School girls picked up their first win of the season Tuesday at home over Iola. The Vikings bested Iola, 25-21.

“Great first victory for the Lady Vikings,” Central Heights coach Scott Lane said.

The Central Heights High School girls picked up their first win of the season Tuesday at home over Iola. The Vikings bested Iola, 25-21.

“Great first victory for the Lady Vikings,” Central Heights coach Scott Lane said.

“I thought we played very well at times, especially late in the third quarter where we were able to extend our lead to eight or nine.  

“Sydney Meyer responded well in the third quarter and was the difference for us in the second half. I was very happy to see the girls pull out a victory. We look forward to carrying this momentum to Garnett where we play this Friday.

Brianna Erhart led the Vikings with eight points.

Central Heights (25) — Erhart 8, Kraus 4, Markley 4, Meyer 7, Hayward 2.

Iola (21) — Moore 1, Piazzo 5, Lohman 3, Sady 3, Enricos 2, Platt 4, Driskel 3.

Osage City 52, West Franklin 21

OSAGE CITY — West Franklin had trouble scoring again and could not keep up defensively with Osage City in Tuesday’s 52-21 loss in Osage City.

Bailey Whittington paced

West Franklin with nine points.

West Franklin plays Friday at home against Northern Heights.

Osage City (52) — Testerman 4, Garland 12, Peterson 2, Swindale 3, Wilson 8, Lawless 23.

West Franklin (21) — Reed 4, Steele 4, Whittington 9, Flory 2, Yelland 2.

Metro Academy 41, Anderson County 32

GARNETT — Turnovers hurt Anderson County in its 41-32 loss Monday to Metro Academy in Garnett.

“We just kind of beat ourselves,” Anderson County coach Tim Bremerman. “We just had too many turnovers. Metro capitalized on it and scored points.

“We never could capitalize on their mistakes.”

Anderson County, which  also fell to Osawatomie Tueday, plays Friday in Garnett against Central Heights. It will be homecoming.

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