Area hoops roundup, Feb. 11, 2015

Canton-Galva?The Eagles swept two games at Ell-Saline Tuesday. The girls defeated the Cardinals, 41-35, in overtime. The game was tied at 33, but the Eagles limited Ell-Saline to just two points from the charity stripe in the extra period. Cassidy Enns led the Eagles with 11 points. The boys won, 65-63.

The Eagles split two games with Sedgwick Friday. The girls won, 37-33, led by a game-high 13-point performance by Enns. The boys lost in overtime, 60-56. Three Eagles scored in double figures: Connor Farnham had 15, Nick Bray 13 and Travis Unruh 11.

The Eagles were scheduled to play at Remington Tuesday and will travel to Hutchinson Trinity Friday.

Centre?The Cougars split games at Elyria Christian Tuesday.

The girls, who previously defeated Elyria in the Cougar Classic championship, earned a second win, this time, 35-29. The Cougars shot 31 percent from the field. Shelby Makovec led all scorers with 18 points. Lotti Benning pulled down 14 rebounds.

?We were able to close out back-to-back close games with them by handling the ball well and making some free throws late in the game,??coach Alan Stahlecker said. ?I was particularly pleased with our defensive effort, especially by Nellie Kassebaum, Shelby Pankratz, Brenna Shields and Callie Riffel in keeping Elyria?s two best scorers under control.?

The boys lost to Elyria, 68-54.

The Cougars split two games with Little River Friday. The girls won, 55-28, and shot 48 percent from the field. Makovec scored a game-high 22 points. With the win, the Cougars improved to 6-1 in the Wheat State league, 13-2 overall. The boys lost, 58-40. Dylan Deines led the Cougars with 16 points.

Centre was scheduled to play at Rural Vista Tuesday and will travel to Wakefield Friday.

Goessel?The Bluebirds split games at Little River Tuesday. The girls won, 48-18, but the boys lost, 54-19.

The Bluebirds then swept Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 33-24. Page Hiebert led the team ?with 13 points. The boys won, 49-33. The Bluebirds shot 33 percent from the field (17-52), and were led by Zach Wiens with 20 points. Connor Davis added 10.

Goessel was scheduled to host Peabody-Burns Tuesday and will host Solomon Friday.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors lost two games at Solomon Tuesday. The girls lost, 48-31. The boys lost, 67-28.

The Warriors lost two games to Wakefield Friday. The girls lost, 43-25. Katy Benson led the team with nine points. The boys lost, 62-49. Braxton Kyle led the Warriors with 16 points. Kornelius Skotaam added 11.

Peabody-Burns was scheduled to play at Goessel Tuesday and will host Elyria Christian Friday.

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