Archive for Friday, January 16, 2009

Freshmen girls prevent BHS from being swept

Baldwin High School sophomore Ramie Burkhart, right, dribbles along the baseline during Friday's contest at Paola. BHS was defeated 64-51 to the 9-0 Panthers. The BHS girls will play Wednesday at home against Osawatomie, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Baldwin High School sophomore Ramie Burkhart, right, dribbles along the baseline during Friday's contest at Paola. BHS was defeated 64-51 to the 9-0 Panthers. The BHS girls will play Wednesday at home against Osawatomie, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

January 16, 2009

PAOLA — It was nearly a Bulldog sweep here Friday, but the Baldwin High School freshman girls’ basketball team saved the day.

The BHS freshman girls’ squad beat the Panthers 41-35 to remain unbeaten on the season. Kara Hoegerl scored 14 points to lead the Bulldogs. Claire Peterson added 13 and Madeline Brungardt also scored seven in the win.

The two BHS varsity teams suffered their second straight losses.

The BHS boys’ team’s first game as a full squad wasn’t a success Friday. The Bulldogs (4-3) fell short against the Panthers, losing 60-56.

The two Frontier League schools combined to shoot 78 free throws with each team missing 15 apiece. Paola made 27 of 42 while Baldwin sank 21 of 36.

Baldwin senior Brandon Tommer and junior Zach Wright each scored 13 points. Friday was Wright’s first contest as a Bulldog.

Despite holding one of the top two opposing players to seven points, the BHS girls’ squad was beaten Friday. The Bulldogs (4-3) lost 64-51 to the undefeated Panthers.

BHS senior Tracie Weege scored a game-high 23 points as her Bulldogs tried to knock of the No. 2 team in Class 4A. Sophomore Ramie Burkhart added 15 points.

Box Score

Boys

B — 9 14 10 23 - 56

P — 13 12 12 23 – 60

Baldwin — Pattrick, 3; Hecker, 7; Beecher, 5; Tommer, 13; Schwartz, 1; Kueffer, 10; Wright, 13; Vander Tuig, 4.

Paola — Cotton, 5; Pomatto, 7; Henn, 18; Bryson, 2; Hawkins,, 10; Erisman, 4; Hastert, 2; Peckman, 1; Hayes,11.

Girls

B — 14 13 10 14 - 51

P — 14 17 17 16 – 64

Baldwin — Twombly, 2; Howard, 5; Weege, 23; Burkhart, 2; Durr, 2; Zordel, 4.

Paola — Smith, 4; Clouse, 6; Hanf,, 16; Hayes, 12; Karr, 7; A. Johnson, 15; Schmidt, 4.

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