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Southwest Wins Twice, Wheaton Once In Area Boys Cage Games

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Southwest Trojans won twice and Wheaton took one of two in area boys basketball games played Monday and Tuesday.

Outscoring previously uynbeaten Thomas Jefferson 22-12 in the last quarter on Monday, Southwest broke away from a tie to win the Ozark 7 encounter 52-42.

Josh Hartin and Levi Roberts sparked the Southwest scoring attack with 21 and 20 points respectively. Also scoring for Southwest were Matt Whittington with 5 points and Tyler Ferguson and Austin Rettman with 3 points each.

Purdy fell behind 17-5 after the first period and could not recover, losing the non-conference game on Monday to Seneca 52-26.

Scoring for Purdy were Landon Terry with 8 points, Drew Williams with 6 points, Cody Hall with 5 points, Devon Bennett with 3 points and Kevin Miller with 2 points.

Trailing 51-39 after three quarters, host Joplin McAuley stunned Wheaton with a 31-18 fourth quarter rally to nip the Bulldogs 70-69 in the Ozark 7 Conference game on Monday.

Scoring for Wheaton were Donovan Bartkoski with 14 points, Sean Goostree, Jakob Beck and James Musick with 12 points each, Blake Dilbeck and Jesse Mitchell with 8 points each, Jory Bartkoski with 2 points and Kyle Robbins with 1 point.

On Tuesday, Southwest upended Verona 64-32 in an Ozark 7 game. The Trojans outscored Verona 32-5 in the third period to take charge.

Rettman led Southwest in scoring with 15 points. Other players scoring for Southwest were Hartin with 13 points, Roberts with 10 points, Whittington with 8 points, Ferguson with 4 points and Cam McCurdy, Travis Hayworth, Jeff Elkins and Skylar Knoll with 3 points each.

Wesley Kissinger led Verona in scoring with 20 points. Also scoring for Verona were Nick Washam and Cody Ernsberger with 5 points each and Seth Losack and Larry Patterson with 1 point each.

Wheaton grabbed a 40-29 halftime lead over Exeter on Tuesday enroute to winning the Ozark 7 game 68-64.

Bartkoski led Wheaton to the win with 26 points. Also scoring for Wheaton were Beck with 13 points, Musick with 8 points, Mitchell with 7 points, Goostree with 6 points, Bubba Galvan and Dilbeck with 3 points each and Robbins with 2 points.

Zach Wubker led Exeter's scoring attack with 28 points. Other players scoring for Exeter were Tyler White with 11 points, Ryan Hobbs with 9 points, Kong Lee with 8 points, Justin Brattin with 4 points and Brock Sorensen and Quentin Howe with 2 points each.

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