JACKSON - The Jackson boys basketball team remained unbeaten Friday night with a 64-49 victory against Kennett.
The Indians enjoyed a 43-28 advantage in the second half that made the difference.
Jackson (7-0) was led by its two guards.
Senior Jack Puisis scored 16 points and hit two 3-pointers, while junior Trey Stone led the team in scoring with 17.
Aaron Redecker added 13 points.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Central avenged a 22-point loss to Farmington from earlier this season by winning on the road. Eli Harris scored 28 points to lead the Tigers (3-4).
Garrett Ozbun added 10 points and Alex Ray scored nine. Only the five starters scored for Central, which used 12 players.
Central forced 15 turnovers in the second half and 24 for the game.
"Our defense has been consistent for us this year," Central coach Derek McCord said. "I think this shows we're starting to come together and play better."
Central, which has won three of its last four, plays its first home game Wednesday against Kennett.
"I think these early road games helped us," McCord said.
Jeff Daugherty poured in 22 points to lead Chaffee to victory at home.
Red Devils doubled their victory total of last season, when the team was 1-22.
"They played very well," first-year Chaffee coach Tyson Moyers. "They're playing hard and doing what they need to do."
Chaffee (2-3 and 2-1 in the Mississippi Valley Conference) converted 17 free throws to Zalma's nine while drawing 22 fouls.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Southeast Missouri State University senior offensive lineman Dan Bieg has been named as one of 36 members of the seventh annual Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star team.
The winners were chosen from 86 nominees and were announced this week at the Division I-AA football championship in Chattanooga, Tenn.
"The young men who earned this award are outstanding representatives of the caliber of students and the caliber of athletes found in Division I-AA football," said Steve McCarty, chair of the Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star selection committee.
Bieg has a 3.407 cumulative grade point average while majoring in sports management. He was a first-team all-OVC selection at offensive guard this year and was also an Academic All-District 7 selection.