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Girls roundup: East holds off North

Published Dec. 13 at 10:57 p.m. | Last updated Dec. 13 at 10:58 p.m.

Kimirra Lee had 19 points as East’s girls defeated North 43-41 in a City League basketball game at North on Friday night.

East overcame a five-point halftime in the third quarter and kept the lead in the final period.

Alijah Bernard scored 13 points for North.

City League

Heights 68, West 12 — Heights went on a 22-0 run in the first half after building an early five-point lead. Ten players scored for the Falcons, whose pressure defense led to 48 West turnovers. Athena Alvardado scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds to pace Heights. Analyss Benally scored 15 for the Falcons.

Kapaun 67, Southeast 26 — The Crusaders improved to 3-0 behind 39 combined points from Sam Bachrodt and Sydney Kuhn. Kapaun’s starters scored 54 points and forced 28 turnovers before being pulled midway through the third quarter. Southeast was led by Kaylie Ines with eight points.


Eisenhower 74, Arkansas City 56 — The host Tigers scored 50 second-half points to pull away in a Division II game. Brynn Minor led Eisenhower with 23 points, while Kilah Hoenscheidt had 18 and Emily King 15. Katee Salas had 15 points and Jordan Salas 13 for the Bulldogs.

Abilene 53, Augusta 43 — Casady Marlnee had 18 points in the visiting Orioles’ defeat.

Campus 47, Derby 44 — The Colts’ Hayley Leeper scored 20 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, as Campus won at home. Madi Greenwood had 13 and Grace Mitchell 12 for Derby.

Maize 41, Hutchinson 23 — Keiryn Swenson scored 12 points and Daley Handy had 10 for host Maize, which held Hutchinson to 10 first-half points in a Division I game.

Maize South 41, Goddard 38 — Mariah Suchan helped the visiting Mavericks with 20 points. Teammate Alexa Brockel had 10. Jenna Clasen had 14 to lead Goddard.

Pratt 57, Andale 42 — Pratt, which got 11 points each from Haylie Hook and Breann Becker, took control in the second quarter. Brittany Meyer had 11 and Lauren Rowland 10 for Andale.


Rossville 41, El Dorado 36 — At the Chapman tournament, El Dorado led 20-14 at halftime but fell victim to Rossville’s third-quarter comeback. Aubrey Olson led the Wildcats with nine points.

Hutchinson Trinity 54, Collegiate 24 — The visiting Spartans were held to 16 first-half points, trailing by 15 at halftime.

Clearwater 45, Chaparral 34 — In a Cheney tournament game, Bryna Vogel scored 12 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Indians. Sydney Wescoat had 13 to lead Chaparral.

Circle 42, Defenders 36 — Talia Highbarger had 13 points and Katie Frankenbery 11 for the host T-Birds.

Kingman 41, Conway Springs 21 — Kingman held Conway scoreless in the first quarter and cruised to victory. Sada Smith had 16 to lead the Eagles to a win their own tourney.

Garden Plain 50, Rose Hill 41 — Lauren Costello had 13 poitns and Noelle Dooley 11 as the Owls rode a big first half to victory. Brogan Collins had 12 and Kate Shields 11 for Rose Hill.