BLMS Boys Basketball
improves record to 5-1
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade varsity boys basketball team continues to pile up victories.
The Bulldogs now stand at 5-1.
That fifth victory came Monday in the form of a 34-23 pounding of Piper. Chase Younger led the way with 10 points, Tim Sanders scored 8, Jay O’Bryan had 5, J.P. Downing scored 4, Sean Potter had 2, Dalton Inlow scored 2, Jake Bailey had 2 and Andrew Magana added 1.
Prior to that victory, the Bulldogs picked up win No. 4 with a 52-45 victory over Perry-Lecompton on Thursday, Jan. 29. Sanders caught fire for 24 points, Downing had 17, Younger scored 7 and Potter added 4.
In other recent action, Younger scored 16 points and Sanders added 7 in a 37-26 victory over Clark. The Bulldogs’ lone loss came Jan. 22, in the form of a 46-40 setback to Lansing. Sanders, Potter and Downing scored 10 points apiece in the loss. O’Bryan added 6 and Johnny Fulkerson and Magana each chipped in 2.
Seventh-grade JV boys
pile up more victories
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade junior varsity boys basketball team remains red-hot.
The Bulldogs improved to 7-1 for the season with a 27-8 thrashing of Tonganoxie on Monday. Andrew Magana paced a balanced scoring attack with 6 points. Alex Jackson, Jake Bailey and Bryan Crowe scored 4 points apiece; Logan Potts had 3 points; and Austin Sinclair, Zach Hamel and Jacob Phillips each scored 2.
The victory came fresh off of a second-place finish at the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament. The Bulldogs defeated Tonganoxie in the semifinals, 33-9, and then lost a 21-14 decision to Piper in the championship game. Jackson led BLMS in the finals with 4 points.
The Bulldogs defeated Perry-Lecompton on Thursday, Jan. 29, 39-22. Bailey had the hot hand in that game as he scored 14 points. Crowe added 7 and Potts scored 6 to lead the way. Other scorers included Magana with 4, Jackson and Austin Sinclair with 3 apiece and Mark Vitt with 2.
Other recent victories for the Bulldogs include a 35-7 thrashing of Clark behind a 9-point effort from Bailey and a 6-point performance from Crowe, and a 27-17 victory over Lansing where Johnny Fulkerson and Bailey each scored a game-high 7 points.
defeats Tongie, Perry
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys varsity basketball team trampled Tonganoxie on Monday, 52-19.
Ben Johnson led the way with a game-high 18 points — almost matching Tonganoxie’s total production. Also for BLMS. Caleb Hiss poured in 12 points. In addition, Jared Kenton, Alec Otting and Paul Rehm scored 4 points apiece; Zac Hevel and Aaron Williams each had 3; and Drew Potter and Tanner Garver each added 2.
On Thursday, Jan. 29, the Bulldogs trampled Perry-Lecompton, 51-31. Johnson again scorched the nets, this time for 16 points. Otting scored 14 and Garver added 12 to lead the Bulldogs. In addition, Potter scored 4, Kenton and Gage Zumbrunn each had 2 and Rehm scored 1.
Junior varsity 8th-graders
collect more victories
The junior varsity eighth-grade boys basketball team at Basehor-Linwood Middle School remains hot.
The Bulldogs on Wednesday, Jan. 28, wrapped up a first-place finish in the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament.
Seagar Smith led the way with 9 points and Trey Kincheloe was right behind with 7.
BLMS defeated Piper in the finals, 29-18. The Bulldogs used a balanced attack as Smith and Joe Levinson led the way with 8 points apiece, Kincheloe had 6, Cameron Kennedy scored 4, Caleb Wilson had 2 and Lane Young chipped in 1.
The Bulldogs returned to the court Monday and trounced Tonganoxie, 47-14. Smith scored a game-high 10 points, Kincheloe and Zach Joyce each had 8, Young and Zach Sawalich had 5 points apiece, Kennedy scored 4, Levinson had 3 and Sammy Seaton and Matt Ogilvie each added 2.
In earlier action, the Bulldgos also defeated Perry, 42-34. Kincheloe led the way with 13 points.
BLMS now is 6-1 this season.