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Lady Indians hold on for win over Lady Cardinals
Area girls hoops
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LARNED — A 20-point third quarter launched the Larned High School girls’ basketball team to a 37-22 lead heading into the final eight minutes of Friday night’s game.
Hoisington’s 19 points in the final quarter didn’t help as the Lady Indians rolled to a 50-41 Mid-Central Activities Association win.
Tiara Diaz led Larned (2-3) with 15 points, scoring nine in the fourth quarter to help the Lady Indians stay ahead of Hoisington.
Jessi Johnson added 11 points for Larned.
The Lady Cardinals (2-3) were led by Rylie Koester, who finished with 13 points.
Jordin Greer also finished in double figures with 11 points.
Hoisington hosts Ellinwood on Tuesday for another MCAA matchup.
Larned plays at home against Central Plains on Tuesday.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

GIRLS

At Larned

Friday

Larned 50, Hoisington 41
HOISINGTON (2-3)
    Mykela Riedl 0 0-0 0, Jordin Greer 2 7-14 11, Olivia Lowry 2 0-2 4, Rylie Koester 3 7-10 13, Abi Rziha2 4-8 8, Abbi Demel 1 3-9 5. Totals 10 21-43 41.
LARNED (2-3)
    Catera Hoffman 2 0-0 6, Roxy Foster 1 3-6 5, Reagan Quick 1 0-0 2, Kassandra Razo 0 0-0 0, Jansyn VanHorn 0 0-0 0, Maci Perez 3 0-0 6, Taira Diaz 4 5-7 15, Shay Shepherd 2 1-1 5, Jessi Johnson 5 1-3 11. Totals 18 10-17 50.
Hoisington    6    6    10    19 — 41
Larned          9    8    20    13 — 50
    Three-point goals — Larned 4 (Hoffman 2, Diaz 2); Hoisington (none). Total fouls — Larned 32, Hoisington 16. Fouled out — Foster, Perez.

St. John 49,
Cunningham 20
ST. JOHN — The St. John defense didn’t let Cunningham score until the second quarter, as the Lady Tigers improved to 6-0 on the season.
Jamie Waters led St. John with 16 points.
Alexis Witt had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Morgan Osborne had nine points and 11 rebounds, including seven offensive boards.
St. John hosts Kinsley on Tuesday.

GIRLS

At St. John

St. John 49, Cunningham 20
CUNNINGHAM
    H. Kerschen 1 1-3 3, jA. Vierthaler 0 0-1 0, Ke. Ricke 4 0-0 12, Ko. Ricke 1 0-0 2, C. Hanson 1 1-2 3. Totals 7 2-6 20.
ST. JOHN (6-0)
    Tia Smith 1 0-0 3, Morgan Osborne 4 0-3 9, Jamie Waters 7 0-0 16, Tara Christie 1 0-0 2, Alexis Witt 6 0-0 12, Teresa Christie 3 1-4 7. Totals 22 1-7 49.
Cunningham     0     8     7      5  — 20
St. John           15    9    12    13 — 49
    Three-point goals — Cunningham 4 (Ke. Ricke 4); St. John 4 (Waters 2, Osborne, Smith). Total fouls — St. John 13, Cunningham 9. Fouled out — none.

Kiowa County 56,
Macksville 42
GREENSBURG — Kiowa County held a 31-15 lead at halftime, and never let Macksville back into the game.
The Lady Mustangs (0-5) were led by Tara Bunker with 11 points.
Melissa Espino and Mindy Wood each added seven points.
Macksville hosts Cunningham on Thursday.

GIRLS

At Greensburg

Kiowa County 56, Macksville 42
MACKSVILLE (0-5)
    Keira Parr 2 0-0 5, Melissa Espino 2 2-6 7, Kristina Murphy 3 0-0 6, Tara Bunker 5 1-1 11, Karissa Langlois 1 4-10 6, Mindy Wood 3 1-3 7. Totals 16 8-20 42.
KIOWA COUNTY
    Katelynn Gamble 4 2-3 10, Chelsea Oberle 0 0-2 0, Heather Melton 1 2-2 4, Kadie Larsh 2 2-4 6, Riann Heft 3 1-5 7, Angela Liggett 8 2-4 18, Dena Liggett 2 1-2 5, McKenzie Heft 0 2-4 2. Totals 21 14-28 56.
Macksville           8     7    13    14 — 42
Kiowa County    14    17     9    16 — 56
    Three-point goals — Macksville 2 (Parr, Espino); Kiowa County (none).

Ellinwood 74,
TMP Marian 64
ELLINWOOD — It was a two-point game heading into the final eight minutes, with Ellinwood leading 58-56.
The Lady Eagles outscored their MCAA opponents 16-8 in the fourth quarter for the win.
Ellinwood (4-2) had five girls in double figures with Rachel Doll’s 21 points leading the way.
Kelsea Ward added 13 points, Amanda Tucker and Brooke Panning each scored 11 and Sophia Hayes finished with 10.
The Lady Eagles travel to Hoisington on Tuesday.

                                              — Kevin Price