Lady Mustangs crush Craig-Fairfax in first round
North Nodaway's girls opened play in the Craig-Fairfax Tournament with a resounding 47-26 win over the host Hornets Tuesday night.
The Mustangs built leads of 14-3 at the end of the first quarter, 30-10 at the half and 47-14 entering the fourth quarter before letting off the gas.
CFX outscored the Mustangs 12-0 in the fourth quarter, making the final score much closer.
North Nodaway's Cambry Schluter scored a team-high 13 points and hit two three's. Sam Frueh also entered double-figures with 11. Erin Greeley scored seven points.
Alysa Lyle, Brittany Bix, Breann O'Riley and Leslie Birkenholz all had four points.
CFX's Aleesha Ball totaled all 13 of her points at the foul line where she was 13-18. As a team, the Hornets were 16-25. They made only four field goals and one from two-point range.
The Mustangs face Rock Port in the semifinals tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Tarkio 50 West Nodaway 47
Up seven entering entering the fourth quarter, Tarkio held off a comeback bid by West Nodaway to win 50-47 in their opening round game Tuesday night at Fairfax Tournament.
The Rockets went just 9-23 at the foul line and missed six in the fourth quarter that derailed their comeback hopes.
Jonathon Madere led the Rockets with 14 points. Jaden Gillenwater hit a pair of fourth quarter three's to finish with 10 points. Trevor Meyer netted nine points but was just 3-9 at the foul line.
Tarkio post player Derek Rohlfson scored a game-high 20 points with 14 coming in the second half.
John Lang tossed in 15 points.
Rohlfson and Lang combined to go 8-9 at the foul line.
Tarkio held a three-point lead at the end of the first quarter and a four-point lead at the half.
The Indians will take on Rock Port in the semifinals tonight at 6 p.m. West Nodaway faces North Nodaway in a consolation game Thursday at 6 p.m.