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  • Prep roundup: Scots post fourth straight win behind Powell's 31 points

    Rick Peterson


    Highland Park's boys basketball is starting to look like the team coach Michael Williams expected at the start of the 2020-21 season, with the Scots running their win streak to four games Tuesday night with a 63-58 home Centennial League win over Emporia.

    CJ Powell, a 6-foot-6 senior, had a monster night for the Scots, scoring 31 points as Highland Park improved to 7-5 overall and 6-3 in the league. Junior Juan'Tario Roberts added 16 points with 4 3-pointers as the Scots' 1-2 punch carried the team offensively.

    Emporia (6-6, 3-5) led 16-14 at the end of the first quarter, but Highland Park used a 15-7 second quarter to take a 29-23 lead at the half.

    The Scots were still in front by 6 points (45-39) at the start of the fourth quarter and held off the Spartans for the win.

    Emporia was led by senior Charles Snyder's 24 points.


    Tuesday wasn't one of Cair Paravel Latin's most productive offensive games, but the Lions did the job defensively, not allowing more than 12 points in a quarter on the way to a 44-38 home boys victory over St. Mary's Academy.

  • Girls prep roundup: Hayden, Rural girls roll to Centennnial wins

    Hayden's girls basketball team turned in its biggest offensive night of the season, with nine players scoring and four cracking double figures in the Wildcats' 79-26 Centennial League romp at Highland Park.

    Hayden, which improved to 5-4 overall and in the league, was led by junior Carly Stuke with 18 points, while senior Rhen Calhoon added 16, freshman Lauren Sandstrom 13 and junior Sandy Anguiano 10 points for the Wildcats.

    The Wildcats jumped out to a 20-8 first-quarter advantage and took a commanding 49-14 lead to the locker room at the half. Hayden led 71-23 after three quarters and a running clock was used throughout the fourth.

    Highland Park (0-8, 0-8), which has fought a numbers crunch throughout the season, got a team-high 12 points from junior Aisya Taylor.


    Washburn Rural's girls started a bit slow in Friday's home Centennial League contest against Emporia, but the Junior Blues took control with an 18-7 second quarter on the way to a 58-35 victory.

  • Boys prep roundup: Seaman bounces back, Cair Paravel tops Burlingame

    Sophomore Kaeden Bonner and junior Ty Henry combined for 37 points as Seaman bounced back from a first-round loss in Valley Center's January Jam to take a 65-50 consolation win over the host Hornets Friday.

    Bonner led the Vikings with 19 points and Henry added 18 as the Vikings evened their record at 4-4 while ending 9-2 Valley Center's nine-game winning streak.

    Seaman, which opened its tournament bid with a 61-48 loss to Wichita Heights on Thursday, also got 10 points from junior Brody Gormley in the win.

    Seaman led 30-27 at the half and outscored the Hornets 16-9 in the third quarter to open up some breathing room (46-36) and the Vikings continued to pull away in the fourth.


    Cair Paravel came through with arguably its biggest win of the season Friday night, going on the road to knock off Burlingame, 74-65.

  • Cair Paravel boys roll to 69-32 win over NEK

    Rick Peterson


    Cair Paravel Latin opened up a huge 48-15 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the way for a 69-32 home boys basketball victory over the Northeast Kansas Saints Thursday night.

     Noah Hastert

    Noah Hastert

    Cair Paravel, which improved to 5-3 with its second straight win, opened up a 24-10 first-quarter lead and then outscored the Saints 24-5 in the second quarter to put the game away.

    Noah Hastert, a 6-foot-6 junior, scored 20 points to lead all scorers in just one half of action, while Carter Brian added 10 points and all 10 Lions that saw action cracked the scoring column.

    Jaquale Schumm led Northeast Kansas (4-5) with 14 points and Andrew Mullen added 10 points.


    NEK Saints 10 5 11 6 — 32

    Cair Paravel 24 24 9 12 — 69 

    Northeast Kansas Saints (4-5) -- Mullen 2 4-7 10, Schumm 6 2-4 14, Longstaff 0 0-0 0, Bainbridge 0 0-1 0, Hinck 0 0-2 0, Mercer 3 0-0 6, Schwensen 1 0-3 2. Totals 12 6-17 32. 

    Cair Paravel (5-3) -- E. Everhart 2 1-2 5, C. Brian 4 2-4 10, Hastert 9 0-3 20, Clark 3 0-0 6, Fay 3 1-2 8, L. Will 2 0-0 4, Gossard 1 2-4 4, E. Will 2 0-2 4, S. Everhart 3 0-0 6, I. Brian1 0-0 2. Totals 30 6-17 69. 

    3-point goals -- NEK 1 (Mullen 2), Cair Paravel 3 (Hastert 2, Fay). Total fouls — NEK 17, Cair Paravel 20. Fouled out — Hinck, Mercer.


  • Cair Paravel Latin sweeps Maranatha Academy

    Rick Peterson


    Cair Paravel Latin's boys basketball team put Maranatha Christian Academy away with a 48-point first half, cruising the rest of the way for an 81-43 home victory Tuesday night.

    The Lions, who improved to 6-3 with their third straight win, led 19-12 in the first quarter and then hit Maranatha with a 29-14 second quarter to take a commanding 48-26 advantage at the half.

    Cair Paravel, which boosted its lead to 72-40 at the start of the fourth quarter, had five players crack double figures, led by sophomore Luke Fay with a game-high 21 points, including 3 3-pointers. 

  • Prep roundup: Trail trips Silver Lake boys in 82-76 thriller; Cair Paravel falls to Manhattan C.H.I.E.F.

    Rick Peterson


    Santa Fe Trail and Silver Lake's boys basketball teams put their offensive firepower on full display Tuesday night, combining for 158 points, 15 3-pointers and 59 free throws in the Chargers' 82-76 home win.

    The Chargers and Eagles set the tone for the night when Trail took a 27-20 lead at the end of the opening quarter. Santa Fe Trail led 47-40 at the half and 61-54 after three quarters before Silver Lake cut its final margin to 6 points with a 22-21 finishing quarter.

    Seniors Maddox Decker and Tyler Duncan combined for 50 points for 7-3 Santa Fe Trail, with Decker scoring a game-high 27 points and Duncan right behind with 23. Senior Brody Smith and junior Blake Buessing added 16 and 11 points for the Chargers. Decker hit 5 of the Chargers' 8 3-pointers on the night.

    Senior Andrew Osterhaus paced 5-6 Silver Lake with 24 points while junior Gannon Remer and sophomore Kamryn Kaniper added 15 points apiece. Junior Luke Womack had 9 points on 3 3-pointers for the Eagles.

  • A1 Lock & Key Performers January 25, 2021

    Rick Peterson


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    HUNTER BENTLEY, Washburn University

    A senior guard, Bentley scored 34 points in two games on the week for the Ichabods en route to becoming the 24th member of Washburn women's basketball 1,000-point club. Bentley scored a game-high 21 points (4 3-pointers) in a 73-49 win over Lincoln and reached her career milestone with 13 points (3 3-pointers) in a 64-55 loss to Emporia State.

    Noah HastertNoah Hastert

    NOAH HASTERT, Cair Paravel Latin

    Hastert, a 6-foot-6 junior, scored 19 points and also contributed 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals as Cair Paravel improved to 7-3 on the season with a 74-45 road victory at Burlingame, the Lions' 4th straight victory.

  • Prep roundup: Hi Park boys win third straight, 63-37 over Hayden

    Rick Peterson

    Highland Park’s boys basketball team reeled off its third straight win Friday night, rolling to a 63-37 Centennial League home victory over Hayden to climb to 6-5 on the season.

    Highland Park, 5-3 in the league, is above the .500 mark for the first time this season after Friday’s win.

    Highland Park trailed by 6 points early in the second quarter, but rallied for a 29-20 halftime advantage and cruised the rest of the way.

    The Scots had four players crack double figures while limiting Hayden to no more than 11 points in a quarter and 17 second-half points.

  • Cair Paravel dominates MdCV in sweep

    Rick Peterson


    Cair Paravel Latin's boys basketball team improved to 9-5 on the season Friday night with a dominating 78-20 road victory at Marais des Cygnes Valley/

    The Lions put the game away with a 24-8 second quarter, opening up a commanding 37-14 halftime advantage over the 1-11 Trojans.

    Noah Hastert, a 6-foot-6 junior, scored a game-high 24 points and added 14 rebounds and 6 steals for Cair Paravel while junior Zachary Clark had 18 points and sophomore Luke Fay 11.


    Junior Jaley Barkley led the way with a game-high 24 points, including 4 3-pointers, as Cair Paravel Latin's girls improved to 5-6 with a 50-21 road win over the Trojans.

  • Prep roundup: Cair Paravel girls roll past Veritas, 47-14

    Rick Peterson


    Cair Paravel Latin's girls basketball team rolled to a 47-14 win over Veritas Christian Tuesday night as freshman Josie Barkley led the Lions with a game-high 14 points, equaling Veritas' point total as a team.

    The 6-6 Lions were in command after a 12-2 opening quarter and went on to lead 30-13 at the half.

    Cair Paravel limited Veritas to 1 point in the second half to finish off the rout.


    Seniors Will Rau and Will Bartkoski combined for 40 points as Veritas Christian outscored Cair Paravel 17-9 in the fourth quarter to pull out the 56-53 win.

    Rau led all scorers with 26 points while Bartkoski added 14 points as Veritas improved to 11-6.

    Cair Paravel, which fell to 9-6, was led by sophomore Luke Fay with 18 points and 3 3-pointers while junior Zach Clark added 16 points.