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Class 2 and 3 tip off hoop playoffs

Monday, February 28, 2005

CLASS 3, DISTRICT 2

GREENVILLE -- No. 2 Charleston coasted to a 94-48 win over No. 7 Woodland in the first round of the Class 3, District 2 Tournament at Greenville on Saturday.

Charleston (17-9) took a commanding 55-17 lead into the halftime intermission, then pushed the advantage to 86-28 entering the final quarter. Six Bluejays reached double digits in the scoring column, led by Justin Clark and Shawn Sherrell with 18 and 17, respectively. Jamarcus Williams scored 14, Ashton Farmer had 12, Tavis Hamilton and Chris Cassell added 10 apiece.

Charleston, topped by Clark's four, sank 11 3-pointers.

Woodland, with only three players scoring, was led by Seth Gaines with a game-high 26.

Charleston meets the winner of today's game between No. 3 Scott City and No. 6 Clearwater in a semifinal matchup on Thursday at 7:45 p.m.

Woodland1431120--48
Charleston2332318--94

WOODLAND (48) -- Kenny Massa 6, Seth Gaines 26, Cody McCraw 16. FG 8, FT 8-10, F 10. (3-pointers: Gaines 4, Massa 2, McCraw 2. Fouled out: none).

CHARLESTON (94) -- Moses Gater 8, Shawn Sherrell 17, Tavis Hamilton 10, Chris Cassell 10, Ashton Farmer 12, Justin Clark 18, Josh Thompson 5, Jamarcus Williams 14. FG 27, FT 7-9, F 11. (3-pointers: Clark 4, Sherrell 3, Hamilton 2, Cassell 2. Fouled out: none).

The Kelly boys basketball team opened the Class 3, District 2 tournament Saturday with a 66-27 win over host Greenville, the last seed.

Kendal Deason led top-seeded Kelly (20-5) with 23 points and Kent Deason added 15.

Kelly will face the East Prairie/Puxico winner on Thursday in the semifinals

Greenville9567
--27 Kelly2418213
--66

GREENVILLE (27) -- Derrick Allen 3, Joe Gill 8, D. Meyer 2, Corey McCoy 4, John Becker 8, Michael Burchard 2. FG 8, FT 2-4. (3-pointers: Allen 1, Gill 2.)

KELLY (66) -- Kendal Deason 23, Derek Felton 6, Derek Brucker 3, Jordan Felter 4, Kent Deason 15, Brandon Ayers 2, Clay Mothershead 3, Russell Carroll 3, Michael Glastetter 2, Jacob Glastetter 5. FG 19, FT 10-14. (3-

pointers: Kent Deason 3, Kendal Deason 1, D. Felton 1, Carroll 1.)

GREENVILLE -- Kelly Essner scored 21 points and April Rocket added 20 to lead Kelly (22-4) to a win in the Class 3, District 2 Tournament. The top-seeded Hawks will play the winner of the Charleston/Woodland game, scheduled for Tuesday, in the semifinal round on Friday.

East Prairie7780--22
Kelly2515239--72

EAST PRAIRIE (22) -- Cook 2, Redman 10, Enanam 2, Clutch 2, Brith 6. FG 7, FT 5-6. (3-pointers: Redman 1.) KELLY (72) -- Jessica Burnett 2, Brittany Ponder 4, Kelly Essner 21, Lauren Gean 3, April Rockett 20, Stephanie Hency 1, Nikki Weiny 4, Ashley Vetter 1, Rachel Kline 7, Kayla Cissell 4, Kourtnie Smith 4. FG 27, FT 10-20. (3-

pointers: Essner 2, Rockett 1.)

BLOOMFIELD -- Advance was the only local team to move on at the Class 2, District 2 Tournament at Bloomfield. The No. 3 Hornets defeated Richland 78-48. Meadow Heights, the fifth seed, fell to Ellington 72-62 in another quarterfinal game. Chaffee, the No. 9 seed, fell to East Carter 63-49 in a play-in game. Advance will face No. 2 South Iron at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the semifinals.

Saturday's Scores

Boys

Class 3, District 2

Charleston 94, Woodland 48

Kelly 66, Greenville 27

Class 2, District 2

East Carter 63, Chaffee 49

Advance 78, Richland 48

South Iron 54, Bloomfield 41

Ellington 72, Meadow Heights 62

Girls

Class 3, District 2

Kelly 72, East Prairie 22

Greenville 60, Puxico 32

Class 3, District 1

Portageville 49, Twin Rivers 43