Boys roundup: Independent, Trinity stay atop CPL standings
Michael Kay had a season-high 28 points to lead Independent to a 75-61 victory over Conway Springs in a Central Plains League game at Independent on Friday night.
Independent (14-5, 7-1 CPL) stayed tied atop the CPL standings with Trinity Academy. The two teams meet Tuesday night at Independent.
Ross Rasmussen had 16 points and Matthew Ledy had 15 to lead Conway Springs.
North 56, Carroll 55 — Zach Beard had 30 points in the Redskins’ road victory. Matt Price had 18 points and Patrick Carney had 14 for Carroll. Carney scored all of his points in the fourth quarter to spark Carroll’s rally. Carroll had a chance to win on the final possession as Price got a good shots, but it didn’t fall.
Kapaun 81, West 54 — Atir Cherne scored 28 points and Thomas O’Conner had 16 in the Crusaders’ home victory.
Salina Central 54, Campus 40 — Treyton Hines led Central with 22 points, while James Walker had 12 and Noah Moody 11 for Campus.
Andale 66, Circle 37 — The host Indians took control by holding Circle to 14 first-half points. Jeffery Ast had 14 points and Clint Walstad 11 for Andale.
Andover Central 68, Goddard 62 — Darraja Parnell had 23 points and Christian DeYoung had 16 for host Andover Central, which scored 31 fourth-quarter points. Ryan Norquist had 21 points and Tucker Vang 19 for Goddard.
Maize 55, Salina South 43 — Visiting Maize, behind 21 points from Aaron Shaw and 12 from Jacob Horsch, stayed a game back of Derby in Division I.
El Dorado 60, Rose Hill 53 — John Scott had 17 points and Travis House had 13 for the host Wildcats. Gabe Nickel led Rose Hill with 21 points.
Eisenhower 86, Valley Center 53 — Trevon Evans scored 28 points and Matt Morris had 13 for the host Tigers (17-1, 9-1 Division II), who clinched a tie for the division title.
Clearwater 46, Wellington 41 — The host Indians rallied in the fourth quarter behind two three-pointers from Devin Roth and 6-for-6 foul shooting down the stretch. Collin Neises had 16 points and Roth 12 for Clearwater, while Trevor Nance led Wellington with 18.
Winfield 66, Mulvane 59 — Colin Dempsey had 21 points and Guner Lampe added 16 in the Wildcats’ home loss. Will Adler had 24 points to lead Winfield.
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Trinity Academy 70, Bluestem 36 — A 27-6 third quarter helped Trinity wallop Bluestem. Matt Jones had 16 points to lead Trinity, which stayed even with Independent atop the CPL.
Chaparral 40, Garden Plain 39 — Clayton Milford had 13 points and Nate Pauly had 10 for the Owls.