Archive for Monday, February 7, 2011

Bulldogs, Wildcats split varsity basketball contests

Baldwin High School senior Ramie Burkhart and De Soto senior Jesse Spencer get tangled up with the ball as they fall to the ground Monday night. The Frontier League matchup was physical, but Baldwin prevailed with a 43-36 victory.

Baldwin High School senior Ramie Burkhart and De Soto senior Jesse Spencer get tangled up with the ball as they fall to the ground Monday night. The Frontier League matchup was physical, but Baldwin prevailed with a 43-36 victory.

February 7, 2011

Girls basketball

BALDWIN CITY — Despite missing 21 of 40 free throws, the Baldwin High girls’ basketball team survived a tough, physical Frontier League win Monday night.

The Bulldogs struggled from the foul line, but they made enough to beat De Soto 43-36. De Soto made 9 of 17 free throws. Approximately 50 personal fouls were called in the game.

Baldwin will host Eudora at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Scoring summary

B — 6 13 7 17 – 43

D — 11 7 8 10 – 36

Baldwin — Allison Howard, 10; Ramie Burkhart, 9; Myranda Behrens, 5; Katie Jones, 4; Kailyn Smith, 3; Katie Kehl, 3; Monica Howard, 9.

De Soto — Shelbi Petty, 16; Paige Williams, 3; Ashley Gorman, 9; Katie Gorman, 8.

Boys basketball

BALDWIN CITY — Aaron Nutterfield helped the De Soto High boys’ basketball team pick up a road victory here Monday night. Nutterfield, a 6-foot-7 senior, led all scorers with 15 points as the Wildcats beat the Bulldogs 48-33.

Nutterfield threw down a dunk seconds before halftime, which sparked a 12-2 run by the Wildcats as they pulled away in the third quarter. Baldwin fell behind early by scoring two points in the first quarter.

Scoring summary

D — 9 10 12 17 – 48

B — 2 15 9 7 – 33

De Soto — TJ Crow, 2; Mason Wedel, 9; Brett Williams, 3; Kyle McCulloch, 10; John Wiliams, 3; Joey Johnson, 6; Aaron Nutterfield, 15.

Baldwin — Chad Berg, 6; Kyle Pattrick, 5; Britton Schroeder, 2; Cornell Brown, 7; Caleb Gaylord, 5; Justin Vander Tuig, 8.

Baldwin will host Eudora at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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